Sun beat Fever 76-68 in WNBA preseason opener

A pair of ex-Duke stars provided a lift as the Connecticut Sun opened their WNBA preseason with a 76-68 victory over the Indiana Fever on Saturday night.

Hightower will start the season on the sideline for the injury-prone Connecticut Sun

The Connecticut Sun begin this year without their three best players and a reserve due to injury, coming off one of the worst years in franchise history (13-21) and their second straight losing season.

Sun trade Jones' rights to Lynx

The Connecticut Sun traded exclusive negotiating rights to forward Asjha Jones to the Minnesota Lynx on Wednesday in exchange for a second round pick in the 2016 WNBA Draft.

WNBA reviewing Isiah Thomas hire, domestic violence case

WNBA reviewing Isiah Thomas hire by New York Liberty, players' domestic violence case

Top WNBA players use new leverage to demand trades, sit out

Top players using newly gained leverage from overseas deals to demand WNBA trades, skip season


Another Vincent joins the coaching ranks

If you walked into their home and said, "What's up, coach Vincent?" three of them would answer the...



Diarra is UConn men's first commit for 2016

Mamadou Diarra always considered UConn his dream school.

UConn men land Seton Hall transfer Gibbs

UConn picked up its second commitment this spring from a graduate transfer when Sterling Gibbs, a recent graduate of Seton Hall, announced Saturday via Twitter that he would play his final season of eligibility with the Huskies.

NCAA hopes to make women's college game more like pros

NCAA rules committee looks to make women's college hoops more like pros


Avery Point pulls out 3-2 win in World Series opener

After spending two days working out indoors and watching torrential rain fall from his hotel window, Roger Bidwell was thrilled UConn-Avery Point was finally able to make its debut in the NJCAA Division II World Series on Monday. He was even more...

Avery Point wins World Series opener 3-2

Nick Perrelli broke a 2-2 tie with an RBI double in the eighth inning as UConn-Avery Point won its opener in the NJCAA Division II World Series with a 3-2 victory over Madison (Wisc.) on Monday at Allen Memorial Ballpark.

Denver wins first NCAA men's lacrosse title

Denver beats Maryland 10-5, wins 1st NCAA men's lacrosse championship


Stonington lacrosse all-star Tyler Grills will follow his sister's path to Coast Guard

Tyler Grills, a senior on the Stonington High School boys' lacrosse team and the program's all-time leading scorer, will follow his sister to the U.S. Coast Guard Academy following a year at Marion (Ala.) Military Institute.

Bears' Fabianski is top seed for ECC girls' tennis tourney

Stonington's Hannah Fabianski, who finished unbeaten as the Bears' No. 1 singles player while leading her team to an unbeaten regular-season, is the top seed for the 2015 Eastern Connecticut Conference girls' tennis tournament.

East Lyme boys track down the competition

East Lyme's 4x400-meter relay team won the final event on the track Saturday afternoon to cap the Vikings' first-place finish at the Eastern Connecticut Conference championship meet. East Lyme, third last year to three-time champion Fitch, won the...


Tuesday's schedule

Tuesday's local high school and college schedule

Coast Guard women lead group after Day 1 of sailing nationals

Coast Guard Academy's sailing team is in a great shape heading into the second day of the Sperry Women's National Championship regatta in Newport.

Avery Point rained out again

The opening game for the UConn-Avery Point baseball team at the NJCAA Division II World Series was rained out on Sunday for the second straight day.


Ex-Fitch great Hahn goes the distance for A's and four-hits Tigers 4-0

Jesse Hahn pitches first complete game with four-hitter in Oakland's 4-0 win against Tigers

Beleskey scores in OT, Ducks beat Chicago 5-4 in wild Game 5

Beleskey scores in OT after Toews' late heroics, and Ducks beat Hawks 5-4 in wild Game 5

Harden helps Rockets stay alive, beat Warriors 128-115

Harden's 45 help Rockets avoid elimination with 128-115 win over Warriors in Game 4



7 p.m., MyTV9, WFAN (660-AM) — MLB: Kansas City Royals at New York Yankees.

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

7 p.m., ESPN — MLB: Washington Nationals at Chicago Cubs.

8 p.m., NESN, WTIC (1080-AM), WEEI (103.7-FM) — MLB: Boston Red Sox at Minnesota Twins.

10 p.m., ESPN — MLB: Atlanta Braves at Los Angeles Dodgers.


8:30 p.m., TNT — NBA playoffs: Atlanta Hawks at Cleveland Cavaliers.


10:30 a.m., Golf Channel — NCAA women: Division I Championship match play quarterfinals from Bradenton, Fla.

3:30 p.m., Golf Channel — NCAA women: Division I Championship match play semifinals from Bradenton, Fla.


8 p.m., NBCSN — NHL playoffs: New York Rangers at Tampa Bay Lightning.


5 a.m., ESPN2 — French Open from Paris.

10 a.m., Tennis Channel — French Open from Paris.