Hynes finds Conn to be her 'perfect fit'

Connecticut College freshman forward is averaging 17.2 points and 10.4 rebounds per game for the women's basketball team and has been named NESCAC Player of the Week twice.

Local college roundup: CGA women upset Wheaton 72-65

Torie Sutherland scored a game-high 21 points as the Coast Guard Academy women’s basketball team knocked off first-place Wheaton 72-65 in a New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference game Saturday.

Dunn scores 23 in loss

Former New London High School star Kris Dunn led Providence College with 23 points, but the Friars lost to St. Johnís 75-66 on Saturday.

Local college notes

A weekly look at local college athletes and local athletes who have continued their college careers outside the region.

Local college roundup: Conn women edge Wesleyan in OT

Cassie Hunter scored with eight seconds left in overtime to lift Connecticut College past Wesleyan, 3-2, in Saturday’s New England Small College Athletic Conference game women’s hockey game.



Sun had to make this deal

Player trades in sports faithfully initiate immediacy of reaction, perhaps overreaction. Itís human...


Top-ranked Kentucky keeps rolling as Cauley-Stein goes missing

Dress him up in a red-and-white striped shirt and a pair of blue jeans, give him some brown loafers and round specs, and it would still be easy to find Willie Cauley-Stein.

College basketball roundup

Andrew Harrison scored 15 points to lead a balanced Kentucky attack, and the No. 1 Wildcats pulled away in the second half for a 69-53 victory over Missouri on Thursday night.

Oregon could make first move in college football free agency

College football's free-agent market is open and Oregon is searching for the next Russell Wilson to replace Marcus Mariota.

A look at player of the year candidates in men's hoops

The college basketball regular season has about six weeks left and AP has a look at player of the year candidates. Like last season, there are a couple of front-runners and a handful of players who could make a run at the award with a...


Ex-Husky Crockett helped recruit state star to Temple

Willnett Crockettís checklist did not include an athletic, aggressive, fun-loving kid from New Haven when she embarked on a recent recruiting odyssey.

For UConn's Stokes, a triple play

Kiah Stokes had 10 points, 11 rebounds and a school-record 10 blocked shots Wednesday to help the defending national champion UConn women's basketball team to an 87-32 rout of East Carolina in the AAC.

Stokes leads UConn women to victory

Hartford — Kiah Stokes put up the fourth triple-double in UConn history to help the Huskies to an 87-32 rout of East Carolina on Wednesday night.

UConn's Stokes pursuing blocked shot mark

Normally the subject of setting a record draws little more than an indifferent yawn from reigning national player of the year Breanna Stewart.


Wolves struggle on road

The Edmonton Rush scored the first four goals and went on to hand the New England Black Wolves their second straight lopsided defeat Friday night, beating the Black Wolves 18-9 before 5,257 fans in Edmonton.


As usual, Pats' Brady is all business

You've never seen Tom Brady in a moment of honest panic. Oh, you've seen him get hit, and be furious about it. But have you actually seen him in a state in which his heart rate clearly doubled? No, you haven't.

Junior Seau among eight elected to Pro Football Hall of Fame

Junior Seau, Jerome Bettis, Tim Brown, Charles Haley and Will Shields were elected Saturday to the Pro Football Hall of Fame. The class of 2015, announced a day before the Super Bowl, also includes a pair of contributors, Bill Polian and Ron Wolf,...



12:30 p.m., ESPNU - NCAA men: Miami at Florida State.

1 p.m., Ch. 3 - NCAA men: Michigan at Michigan State.

1 p.m., CSN - NBA: Miami Heat at Boston Celtics.

1 p.m., NESN, YES - NCAA women: Wake Forest at Notre Dame.

2 p.m., ESPN2, WTIC (96.5-FM) - NCAA women: UConn at Temple.

2 p.m., ESPN - NBA: Los Angeles Lakers at New York Knicks.

2:30 p.m., ESPNU - NCAA men: Utah at Southern California.

3 p.m., CBS Sports Network, WTIC (1080-AM) - NCAA men: UConn at Houston.

4 p.m., ESPN2 - NCAA women: Iowa at Maryland.

4:30 p.m., ESPNU - NCAA women: South Carolina at Mississippi.


6:30 p.m., Chs. 10, 30, WFAN (660-AM), WMOS (102.3-FM) - NFL playoffs: New England Patriots vs. Seattle Seahawks in Super Bowl XLIX from Glendale, Ariz.


1 p.m., Golf Channel - PGA: Phoenix Open from Scottsdale, Ariz.

3 p.m., Ch. 3 - PGA: Phoenix Open from Scottsdale, Ariz.


1 p.m., NBCSN - NHL: St. Louis Blues at Washington Capitals.


8:30 a.m., NBCSN - Premier League: Arsenal vs. Aston Villa from London.

8:30 a.m., FS1 - Scottish League Cup: Celtic vs. Rangers in a semifinal from Glasgow, Scotland.

11 a.m., NBCSN - Premier League: Swansea City at Southampton.