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Rangers’ Lundqvist back at practice, closer to game ready

Henrik Lundqvist practiced with his Rangers teammates Tuesday for the first time since he was forced from the lineup by a neck injury in February, and could be back in goal by this weekend.

NHL roundup

Anze Kopitar had a goal and two assists, and the defending Stanley Cup champion Los Angeles Kings beat the New Jersey Devils 3-1 on Monday night at the start of a five-game trip.

NHL roundup

Derek Stepan broke out of a long slump with two goals and an assist, and the New York Rangers caught the Western Conference-leading Anaheim Ducks atop the NHL standings with a 7-2 rout Sunday night.

UCONN

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.

COLLEGES

UConn scores well in latest APR report

UConn's athletic programs scored high academic marks in the NCAA's latest Academic Progress Rate report.

Avery Point will fight another day at NJCAA World Series

The UConn Avery Point baseball team beat Scottsdale, Ariz., 8-5 in a losers' bracket game at the NJCAA Division II World Series. Avery Point led 7-1 after scoring six runs in the top of the third inning, then held on for its second win of the...

CT SUN

Gray provides Sun with a spark at the point

Watching Sun rookie Chelsea Gray play in Wednesday's 86-65 exhibition win over the Chinese Olympic Team was enough to make longtime observers remember fondly what Lindsay Whalen once brought to the team, and what Gray can bring to it.

Connecticut Sun play preseason home games Wednesday and Thursday

The Connecticut Sun ask fans to bring non-perishable food items to their two home preseason games today and Thursday as well as their season-opener on June 5.

ON THE AIR

Baseball

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

10 p.m., YES, WFAN (660-AM) — MLB: New York Yankees at Oakland Athletics.

Golf

11 a.m., Golf Channel — European PGA: Irish Open from Newcastle, Northern Ireland.

4 p.m., Golf Channel — PGA: Byron Nelson Championship from Irving, Texas.

Softball

Noon, ESPN — NCAA: Florida vs. Tennessee in College World Series from Oklahoma City.

2:30 p.m., ESPN — NCAA: Auburn vs. Louisiana State in College World Series from Oklahoma City.

7 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA: Michigan vs. Alabama in College World Series from Oklahoma City.

9:30 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA: Oregon vs. UCLA in College World Series from Oklahoma City.

Tennis

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

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