COLUMNS

Dinner for a cause highlights Turkey Day rivalry

Food and football, aside from riding the same alliterative boat, are among the co-stars of...

UCONN

UConn advances to Puerto Rico Tip-Off tourney title game

Last season, UConn was mostly unproven and unnoticed until the Huskies peaked late and won the NCAA title.

Huskies still trying to clean up the mess

When the season ends in a few weeks, UConn should be closer to where it wants to ultimately be.

UConn men advance to final of Puerto Rico Tip-Off tourney

San Juan, Puerto Rico — Ryan Boatright had 20 points, Rodney Purvis added 19 and No. 17 UConn rallied from five points down in the second half to defeat Dayton 75-64 in the semifinals of the Puerto Rico Tip-Off on...

COLLEGES

The Game finally has some buzz

Harvard has beaten Yale seven times in a row and in 12 of the last 13 years, temporarily draining much of the luster from one of college football’s oldest rivalries. But this year, for the eighth time in the history of The Game, both teams are...

Local roundup: Alvarez, Anderson lead Coast Guard men's hoop to win

Junior Kevin Alvarez hit a game-winning basket from the corner with 12.9 seconds left as the Coast Guard Academy men’s basketball team edged Roger Williams 55-54 in Wednesday’s home opener.

Alabama rolls to No. 1 in college football playoff rankings

Alabama is the new No. 1 in the College Football Playoff rankings, and Mississippi State remains in the top four after losing to the Crimson Tide.

HIGH SCHOOL

Montville pulls away from Fitch 40-19

Montville football coach Tanner Grove doesn’t typically feel the cold once the game starts. And he is definitely not a glove guy. Friday night was different though.

Indians' Murtha makes USA 18-under squad

Montville High School’s Kevin Murtha, a two-way lineman, has been selected to play in the prestigious International Bowl on Friday, Jan. 30, 2015 at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.

Friday night football: Final scores

Montville 40, Fitch 19Cheney 52, St. Bernard/Norwich Tech 26

LOCAL ROUNDUP

Saturday's schedule

FOOTBALLCollegeCincinnati at UConn, 8 p.m.

Local roundup: UConn earns return trip to NCAA field hockey final

College Park, Md. - Defending champion UConn advanced to the finals of the NCAA Division I field hockey tournament on Friday with a 1-0 victory over Albany.

PROFESSIONAL

NHL roundup

Alex Khokhlachev scored the winner in the seventh round of a shootout in his second NHL game, leading the Boston Bruins over the Columbus Blue Jackets 4-3 Friday night.

NFL roundup

Adrian Peterson’s hearing for the appeal of his suspension will be held on Dec. 2. And it will not be in front of NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell.

Bills back on practice field at Lions’ facility

After days of cabin fever, the Buffalo Bills were finally able to practice.

ON THE AIR

Auto Racing

1 a.m. (Sunday), NBCSN - Formula One Abu Dhabi Grand Prix qualifying from United Arab Emirates. (taped today)

Basketball

7 p.m., SNY - NCAA men: Nebraska at Rhode Island.

8:30 p.m., YES, WFAN (660-AM) - NBA: Brooklyn Nets at San Antonio Spurs.

Football

Noon, ESPN - NCAA: Minnesota at Nebraska.

Noon, ESPN2 - NCAA: Penn State at Illinois.

Noon, ESPNU - NCAA: Northwestern at Purdue.

Noon, ESPNEWS - NCAA: SMU at Central Florida.

Noon, FS1 - NCAA: Kansas at Oklahoma.

Noon, SNY - NCAA: Elon at James Madison.

12:30 p.m., NBCSN - NCAA: Yale at Harvard.

12:30 p.m., Ch. 20 - Virginia Tech at Wake Forest.

2 p.m., ESPN Classic - NCAA: Bethune-Cookman vs. Florida A&M from Orlando, Fla.

3:30 p.m., Ch. 3 - NCAA: Mississippi at Arkansas.

3:30 p.m., Ch. 8 - NCAA: Boston College at Florida State.

3:30 p.m., Chs. 10, 30 - NCAA: Louisville at Notre Dame.

3:30 p.m., ESPN - NCAA: Arizona at Utah.

3:30 p.m., ESPN2 - NCAA: Wisconsin at Iowa.

3:30 p.m., ESPNU - NCAA: Syracuse at Pittsburgh.

3:30 p.m., NBCSN - NCAA: New Hampshire at Maine.

3:30 p.m., YES - NCAA: Georgia State at Clemson.

3:30 p.m., Ch. 20 - Florida International at North Texas.

4 p.m., FS1 - NCAA: Stanford at California.

4 p.m., ESPNEWS - NCAA: South Florida at Memphis.

7 p.m., ESPN2 - NCAA: Miami at Virginia

7 p.m., ESPNU - NCAA: Samford at Auburn.

7:30 p.m., Ch. 61 - NCAA: Oklahoma State at Baylor.

7:30 p.m., ESPN - NCAA: Missouri at Tennessee.

7:30 p.m., NBCSN - NCAA: Richmond at William & Mary.

8 p.m. CBS Sports Network, WTIC (1080-AM) - NCAA: Cincinnati at UConn.

8 p.m., Ch. 8 - NCAA: Southern Cal at UCLA.

10:15 p.m., ESPN2 - NCAA: Boise State at Wyoming.

10:30 p.m., ESPNU - NCAA: Fresno State at Nevada.

Golf

1:30 p.m., Golf Channel - LPGA Tour Championship from Naples, Fla.

9:30 p.m., Golf Channel - Australasia PGA: Australian Masters from Melbourne.

2:30 a.m. (Sunday), Golf Channel - European PGA Tour Championship from Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Hockey

7 p.m., NESN - NHL: Montreal Canadiens at Boston Bruins.

10:05 p.m., WCBS (880-AM) - NHL: New Jersey Devils at Calgary Flames.

Soccer

9:55 a.m., NBCSN - Premier League: West Bromwich at Chelsea.

12:30 p.m., Chs. 10, 30 - Premier League: Arsenal vs. Manchester United from London.

Tennis

9:30 a.m., Tennis Channel - Davis Cup: France vs. Switzerland in final from Lille, France.