Ryder Cup task force has a lot left to do

Now that players on the task force have solved their Ryder Cup problems, the next job is to repair damage to their own tour.

Honda Classic title to be decided on Monday

Ian Poulter didn’t realize he had a three-shot lead in the Honda Classic, only that he was playing well enough to feel like he was in control of his game and the tournament. One shank changed everything Sunday.

Harrington is out in front at the rain-delayed Honda Classic

Padraig Harrington is a 36-hole leader on the PGA Tour for the first time in nearly five years and he knows he has a long way to go. A vicious storm Saturday at the Honda Classic made his weekend even longer.


Is bringing an end to the ECC really in the kids' best interests?

Perhaps the framers were mistaken. Or ill prepared for evolution. Turns out that “life, liberty and...


Love III ready for his Ryder Cup II

Davis Love III was on his porch in Sea Island taking part in a conference call for the first Ryder Cup Task Force meeting, and he was shocked by what he heard.

Hahn wins PGA Northern Trust Open in a playoff

Too nervous to look, too stunned to dance, James Hahn won the Northern Trust Open for his first PGA Tour title Sunday by holing a 25-foot birdie putt on the third extra hole at Riviera. In a wild finish off Sunset Boulevard just as the Academy...

Goosen, Singh among leaders at Riviera

Retief Goosen and Vijay Singh, among the top five players in the world a decade ago, were part of a five-way tie for the lead in the Northern Trust Open in what amounted to "throwback Thursday" at Riviera.


UConn ready to turn attention to postseason

There were times during the second half of the season, which included games in 12 different states, when top-ranked UConn looked like a rather weary bunch.

UConn women rout USF in regular season finale

It was a mini test at best, yet Geno Auriemma felt it was just what top-ranked UConn needed heading into the postseason.


College basketball roundup

Anthony Gill scored 17 points to lead four Virginia players in double figures and the second-ranked Cavaliers beat Syracuse 59-47 on Monday night to capture the Atlantic Coast Conference regular-season title for the second straight year.

Local college notes

A weekly look at our local colleges and local athletes now competing at colleges outside the region.


Local roundup: ECC boys' hoop semis moved to Fitch

The latest winter storm to hit the region Tuesday night forced Eastern Connecticut Conference officials to move tonight’s boys’ basketball tournament semifinal games from Waterford to Fitch High School.


NBA roundup

LeBron James scored 27 points to move into 21st place on the NBA's career list, and the Cleveland Cavaliers cruised to a 110-79 victory over the Boston Celtics on Tuesday night.

Red Sox, BC use exhibition to honor Frates

They all wore No. 3, and every player on the Boston Red Sox and Boston College had the same name on their jersey, too. This exhibition game at JetBlue Park on Tuesday was all about Pete Frates.



1 p.m., YES - Exhibition: Philadelphia Phillies at New York Yankees from Tampa, Fla.

1:05 p.m., WOR (710-AM) - Exhibition: New York Mets at Atlanta Braves from Lake Buena Vista, Fla.


1 p.m., NESN - NCAA women: Boston College vs. Wake Forest in Atlantic Coast Conference tournament from Greensboro, N.C.

3:30 p.m., NESN - NCAA women: North Carolina State vs. Virginia Tech in Atlantic Coast Conference tournament from Greensboro, N.C.

5:15 p.m., www.theday.com - High school boys: New London vs. Windham in Eastern Connecticut Conference tournament semifinal from Groton.

7 p.m., ESPN2 - NCAA men: Notre Dame at Louisville.

7 p.m., ESPNU - NCAA men: Central Florida at South Florida.

7 p.m., FS1 - NCAA men: Providence at Seton Hall.

7 p.m., NESN - NCAA men: Richmond at Massachusetts.

7 p.m., SNY - NCAA men: George Washington at George Mason.

7:15 p.m., www.theday.com - High school boys: Ledyard vs. Waterford in Eastern Connecticut Conference tournament semifinal from Groton.

7:30 p.m., CSN - NBA: Utah Jazz at Boston Celtics.

7:30 p.m., YES, WFAN (660-AM) - NBA: Charlotte Hornets at Brooklyn Nets.

8 p.m., ESPN - NBA: Los Angeles Lakers at Miami Heat.

8 p.m., ESPNEWS - NCAA men: Houston at Tulane.

9 p.m., ESPN2 - NCAA men: Southern California at UCLA.

9 p.m., ESPNU - NCAA men: Texas Christian at Oklahoma State.

9 p.m., FS1 - NCAA men: St. John's at Marquette.

10:30 p.m., ESPN - NBA: Portland Trail Blazers at Los Angeles Clippers.

11 p.m., ESPNU - NCAA men: Oregon at Oregon State.


11 p.m., Golf Channel - LPGA: Women's Champions from Singapore.


8 p.m., NBCSN - NHL: New York Rangers at Detroit Red Wings.


2 p.m., FS1 - Women: United States vs. Norway in Algarve Cup from Vila Real de Santo Antonio, Portugal.

2:40 p.m., NBCSN - Premier League: Chelsea at West Ham.


Mohegan Sun hosting WNBA Draft and All-Star Game again

Connecticut, long since the once and future home office of women’s college basketball, is about to retire the trophy as the headquarters for the WNBA, too.

WNBA All-Star game will return to Mohegan Sun

The WNBA’s best players are headed back to Mohegan Sun Arena this summer.