Getting healthy a must for Sun


The Connecticut Sun remain a work in progress as they get closer to training camp for the 2015 season.

Sun select Duke's Williams with fourth overall pick

The Connecticut Sun drafted Duke post fourth overall in Thursday night's WNBA Draft and also acquired veteran point guard Jasmine Thomas in a trade with the Atlanta Dream.

With the fourth pick in the WNBA Draft, the Connecticut Sun take ...

The Connecticut Sun head into tonight’s WNBA Draft with the following needs: everything.

Draft picks become more intriguing for the Sun

The Connecticut Sun can use more young talent and their chances of getting a quality player in next week's WNBA Draft have increased with the additions of two underclassmen.

COLUMNS

When local competition is great, why would you go elsewhere?

On the field Monday at Washington Park: Two high school softball programs that have combined to win...

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UCONN

UConn women's basketball team honored with ice cream flavor: Triple-Champion Chunk

UConn animal science department honors women's basketball team with special ice cream

Ollie plans on staying at UConn

Ollie plans on staying at UConn

UConn men add Cornell transfer Miller

The UConn men's basketball program picked up a major commitment Saturday afternoon when Shonn Miller, a fifth-year transfer from Cornell, announced he will complete his athletic eligibility with the Huskies next season.

COLLEGES

Driggers jumps into record books

Former NFA star breaks 32-year old ECSU mark

Local college notes

A weekly look at local colleges and local athletes who have gone on to compete outside the region.

Avery Point completes sweep of CCRI

Pointers clinch home field for New England tourney

HIGH SCHOOL

High school roundup: Wheeler, Fitch remain unbeaten in softball

Jenn Paride pitched a one-hitter and made a first inning run stand up as Wheeler remained unbeaten with a 1-0 softball victory over Ledyard on Monday.

H.S. baseball roundup: Ledyard rallies in seventh to nip Bacon 7-6

Andrew Byrd's two-out RBI single in the bottom of the seventh completed a three-run rally as Ledyard High School defeated Bacon Academy 7-6 in an Eastern Connecticut Conference Large Division game on Monday.

H.S. tennis roundup: East Lyme girls edge Fitch 4-3

East Lyme swept the three doubles matches to rally past Fitch 4-3 in an Eastern Connecticut Conference Large Division girls' tennis match on Monday.

LOCAL ROUNDUP

Monday's Schedule

Monday's local college and high school games

Sunday's Schedule

Sunday's local college and high school games

High school roundup: East Lyme softball team beats Ledyard 4-1

Winning pitcher Mikaela LoPriore hit her fifth home run of the season for the East Lyme High School softball team Saturday, helping lift the Vikings to a 4-1 victory over Ledyard in the Eastern Connecticut Conference Large Division.

PROFESSIONAL

Betts delivers for Red Sox in ninth

Betts' RBI single lifts Boston Red Sox to 6-5 win over Toronto Blue Jays

McCann homers to lead Yankees past Rays 4-1

Brian McCann homers, not A-Rod, to help Yankees end Rays' 5-game winning streak, 4-1

Kuznetsov's goal leads Capitals past Isles 2-1 in Game 7

Kuznetsov scores tiebreaking goal in 3rd period to lead Capitals past Islanders 2-1 in Game 7

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Baseball

6 p.m., NESN, WTIC (1080-AM), WEEI (103.7-FM) — MLB: Toronto Blue Jays at Boston Red Sox.

7 p.m., YES, WFAN (660-AM) — MLB: Tampa Bay Rays at New York Yankees.

7 p.m., SNY, WOR (710-AM) — MLB: New York Mets at Miami Marlins.

7 p.m., ESPN — MLB: Washington Nationals at Atlanta Braves.

10 p.m., MLB Network — MLB: San Francisco Giants at Los Angeles Dodgers.

Basketball

7 p.m., NBA TV, WCBS (880-AM) — NBA playoffs: Atlanta Hawks at Brooklyn Nets.

8 p.m., TNT — NBA playoffs: Milwaukee Bucks at Chicago Bulls.

10:30 p.m., TNT — NBA playoffs: Memphis Grizzlies at Portland Trail Blazers.

Hockey

7 p.m., CNBC — NHL playoffs: Tampa Bay Lightning at Detroit Red Wings

7:30 p.m., NBCSN — NHL playoffs: New York Islanders at Washington Capitals.