Avery Point's World Series opener rained out

UConn-Avery Point's opening game in the NJCAA Division II World Series was postponed by rain on Saturday.

North Carolina receives NCAA notice of allegations in academic case

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Avery Point begins play in NJCAA World Series on Saturday

UConn-Avery Point scored its first victory before playing its NJCAA Division II World Series opener. The Pointers safely completed the long bus ride from Groton to Enid, Okla.

UConn rallies late to reach AAC baseball tournament semifinals

Joe DeRoche-Duffin's two-run homer capped a five-run eighth inning rally that lifted UConn to a dramatic 7-6 victory over Tulane in an elimination game at the American Athletic Conference baseball tournament on Friday.

It's the week of a lifetime for Coast Guard's Gollin

Coast Guard's Beth Gollin will cap her outstanding career by participating in her third straight NCAA Division III Outdoor Track and Field Championship. She begins competition today in the 3,000-meter steeplechase at St. Lawrence University.

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Pointers survive two wild games to earn World Series bid

The entire UConn-Avery Point baseball team collectively held its breath as a seemingly routine ground ball representing the crucial final out bounced toward shortstop Nick Landell.

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Avery Point's opener in World Series rained out

UConn-Avery Point's opening game in the NJCAA Division II World Series was postponed by rain on Saturday.

Rocco wins twice to become career leader in wins at Speedbowl

Keith Rocco won a pair of features to become the career leader in racing victories at the New London-Waterford Speedbowl on Saturday night.

Saturday's schedule

Today's local and college schedule

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ON THE AIR

Auto Racing

7:30 a.m., Chs. 10, 30 — Formula One Grand Prix of Monaco.

Noon, Ch. 8 — IndyCar Indianapolis 500.

6 p.m., Ch. 61 — NASCAR Sprint Cup Coca-Cola 600 from Concord, N.C.

10 p.m., ESPN2 — NHRA Kansas Nationals from Topeka. (taped today)

Baseball

Noon, ESPNU — NCAA: Houston vs. East Carolina in American Athletic Conference tournament final from Clearwater, Fla.

1 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA: Florida State vs. North Carolina State in Atlantic Coast Conference tournament final from Durham, N.C.

1 p.m., FS1 — NCAA: Texas vs. Oklahoma State in Big 12 Conference tournament final from Tulsa, Okla.

1:30 p.m., NESN, WTIC (1080-AM), WEEI (103.7-FM) — MLB: Los Angeles Angels at Boston Red Sox.

1:30 p.m., SNY, WOR (710-AM) — MLB: New York Mets at Pittsburgh Pirates.

2 p.m., MLB Network — MLB: St. Louis Cardinals at Kansas City Royals.

4:30 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA: Vanderbilt vs. Florida in Southeastern Conference tournament final from Hoover, Ala.

8 p.m., ESPN, WFAN (660-AM) — MLB: Texas Rangers at New York Yankees.

Basketball

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

Golf

7:30 a.m., Golf Channel — European PGA: BMW PGA Championship from Surrey, England.

1 p.m., Golf Channel — PGA: Crowne Plaza Invitational from Fort Worth, Texas.

2:30 p.m., Golf Channel — Senior PGA Championship from French Lick, Ind.

3 p.m., Ch. 3 — PGA: Crowne Plaza Invitational from Fort Worth, Texas.

3:30 p.m., Chs. 10, 30 — Senior PGA Championship from French Lick, Ind.

Hockey

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

Soccer

10 a.m., Chs. 10, 30 — Premier League: Manchester United at Hull City.

10 a.m., NBCSN — Premier League: Sunderland at Chelsea.

10 a.m., CNBC — Premier League: Tottenham at Everton.

10 a.m., MSNBC — Premier League: Southampton at Manchester City.

10 a.m., USA — Premier League: West Ham at Newcastle.

10 a.m., Bravo — Premier League: West Bromwich at Arsenal.

10 a.m., E! — Premier League: Swansea City at Crystal Palace.

10 a.m., Esquire — Premier League: Burnley at Aston Villa.

10 a.m., Oxygen — Premier League: Queens Park Rangers at Leicester City.

10 a.m., Syfy — Premier League: Liverpool at Stoke City.

5 p.m., FS1 — MLS: Philadelphia Union at New York Red Bulls.

7 p.m., FS1 — MLS: Orlando City at San Jose Earthquakes.

Softball

Noon, ESPN — NCAA: Kentucky at Florida in Division I tournament super regional.

3 p.m., ESPN — NCAA: Kentucky at Florida in Division I tournament super regional. (if necessary)

5 p.m., ESPN — NCAA: Arizona at Louisiana State in Division I tournament super regional.

8 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA: Arizona at Louisiana State in Division I tournament super regional. (if necessary)

Tennis

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

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

1 p.m., Chs. 10, 30 — French Open from Paris.