Sun to open 2015 season at home, June 5

The Connecticut Sun will tip off its 13th season with a home game against the Washington Mystics at 7 p.m. Friday, June 5, at Mohegan Sun Arena, the team announced Thursday.

COLUMNS

They're missing the phone calls most of all

Paulla Solar, Stonington High School girls’ basketball coach, was in the midst of a...

Pierre-Paul's hustle went unnoticed ... which is a real shame

Coaches of high school and youth sports must want to weep uncontrollably when concepts they teach,...

UCONN

For Huskies, a daunting challenge vs. No. 2 Duke

Whether UConn and Duke are true rivals depends on your point of view.

History still follows ex-Husky Sellers

One day at work, someone recognized Rod Sellers. Sellers has been at his new sales job in the Atlanta area for only a few months.

Brimah leads the way in Huskies' rout

Amida Brimah’s engine races all the time. He never takes his foot off the accelerator.

COLLEGES

Playoff participants stack AP All-America team

The College Football Playoff participants are well represented on The Associated Press All-America team.

NCAA women's basketball top 25 roundup

Isabelle Harrison scored all 11 of her points in the second half and No. 11 Tennessee used a late run to beat 17th-ranked Rutgers 55-45 on Sunday.

NCAA men's basketball top 25 roundup

Terry Rozier and Montrezl Harrell each scored 19 points and played big roles down the stretch in helping No. 4 Louisville survive for a 68-57 win against UNC Wilmington on Sunday night.

LOCAL ROUNDUP

PROFESSIONAL

NBA roundup

Rajon Rondo had 13 points, 15 assists and seven rebounds to lead balanced scoring that carried the Boston Celtics to a 109-92 victory over the Orlando Magic on Wednesday night.

Patriots' Revis heads back to MetLife as Jets' enemy

Florham Park, N.J. - Darrelle Revis has been back before, as an opposing player taking on the New York Jets. Not this way, though. This time around, he's an enemy. He's a member of the playoff-bound New England Patriots now,...

NHL roundup

Derek Roy scored the only goal of the shootout to give the Nashville Predators a 3-2 win over the Boston Bruins on Tuesday night.

ON THE AIR

Basketball

7 p.m., ESPNU - NCAA men: Cleveland State at Virginia.

8 p.m., ESPN, WTIC (1080-AM) - NCAA men: UConn vs. Duke from East Rutherford, N.J.

8 p.m., TNT - NBA: New York Knicks at Chicago Bulls.

10:30 p.m., TNT - NBA: Oklahoma City Thunder at Golden State Warriors.

Football

8:25 p.m., NFL Network, WFAN (660-AM) - NFL: Tennessee Titans at Jacksonville Jaguars.

Volleyball

7 p.m., ESPN2 - NCAA women: Brigham Young vs. Texas in Division I tournament semifinal from Oklahoma City.

9:30 p.m., ESPN2 - NCAA women: Penn State vs. Stanford in Division I tournament semifinal from Oklahoma City.