Federer, Wawrinka give Swiss lead


Lille, France - Roger Federer will have the chance to clinch the last big prize in tennis eluding him. The 17-time Grand Slam champion and Stan Wawrinka swept aside Julien Benneteau and Richard Gasquet 6-3, 7-5, 6-4 in the doubles to...

France, Switzerland are even after Day 1

Lille, France - Roger Federer's valiant attempt to shake off a back injury backfired spectacularly when the Swiss 17-time Grand Slam champion was swept aside by Gael Monfils Friday as France leveled the Davis Cup final at 1-1 on...

Federer to face Monfils in Davis Cup final

Saying he has recovered from a back injury, Roger Federer has the chance to finally win one of the only notable titles missing from his collection. Federer will play Gael Monfils today in the second singles match as Switzerland takes on France in...

COLUMNS

A delicate topic that can't be ignored

Geno Auriemma's brilliance coaching the UConn women for the last 30 years starts here: He doesn't...

MORE PRO TENNIS

Federer pulls out of ATP Finals with back injury

Roger Federer pulled out of the ATP Finals less than one hour before his title match against Novak Djokovic on Sunday, handing a third straight title in this event to the top-ranked Serb and dealing a potential blow to Switzerland's Davis Cup...

Federer, Djokovic left standing and will play in ATP Finals

London - Roger Federer saved four match points on Saturday to ensure the most successful player at the ATP Finals will take on the best player of the season in a mouthwatering final. Federer, a six-time champion, fought for nearly...

Djokovic clinches the No. 1 ranking

It was another easy win for Novak Djokovic, but certainly one that he will remember.

UCONN

UConn men accept an invite back to Maui in 2016

UConn is heading back to the Maui Invitational in 2016, joining a deep field that includes Georgetown, North Carolina, Oklahoma State, Wisconsin, Oregon, Tennessee and host Chaminade. The Lahaina Civic Center will host the event from Nov. 21-23.

West Virginia hands UConn men first loss 78-68

If West Virginia can be disruptive on the defensive end of the court this season, Bob Huggins thinks it will mean good things for his team in the long run.

COLLEGES

Local college notes

A weekly update on local college athletes and local athletes who attend schools outside the region.

UConn repeats as national field hockey champion

UConn won its second straight NCAA Division I field hockey championship on Sunday with a 1-0 victory over Syracuse.

LOCAL ROUNDUP

Tuesday's schedule

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PROFESSIONAL

Red Sox add some pop while creating a logjam in outfield

Someday soon, the Boston Red Sox will get around to shaking up their gridlocked outfield. For now, though, they keep adding to it, like squeezing another car onto a crowded highway, just in time for the holiday rush.

Penguins edge Bruins on Malkin's goal in overtime

Evgeni Malkin scored his second goal of the night 32 seconds into overtime, giving the Pittsburgh Penguins a 3-2 win over the Boston Bruins on Monday.\n

ON THE AIR

Basketball

2 p.m., ESPN2 - NCAA men: Purdue vs. Missouri in Maui Invitational from Lahaina, Hawaii.

4:30 p.m., ESPN2 - NCAA men: Pittsburgh-Chaminade loser vs. Brigham Young-San Diego State loser in Maui Invitational from Lahaina, Hawaii.

7 p.m., YES - NCAA men: Loyola (Maryland) at Syracuse.

7:30 p.m., ESPN - NCAA men: Kansas State vs. Arizona in Maui Invitational from Lahaina, Hawaii.

7:30 p.m., ESPNU - NCAA men: Virginia Commonwealth vs. Michigan-Oregon loser in Legends Classic consolation from New York.

7:30 p.m., ESPNEWS - NCAA men: Arkansas at Southern Methodist.

8 p.m., FS1 - NCAA men: Eastern Illinois at Creighton.

9:30 p.m., ESPNU - NCAA men: Maryland vs. Alabama-Iowa State winner in Hall of Fame Classic final from Kansas City, Mo.

10 p.m., ESPN - NCAA men: Pittsburgh-Chaminade winner vs. Brigham Young-San Diego State winner in Maui Invitational from Lahaina, Hawaii.

10 p.m., ESPN2 - NCAA men: Villanova vs. Michigan-Oregon winner in Legends Classic final from New York.

Football

7 p.m., ESPN2 - NCAA: Ohio at Miami-Ohio.

Hockey

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

10:05 p.m., WFAN (660-AM) - NHL: New Jersey Devils at Vancouver Canucks.

Soccer

2:30 p.m., FS1 - UEFA Champions League: Bayern Munich at Manchester City.