UCONN FOOTBALL

Vann tackling a leadership role for UConn football

In his first full season as a starter, linebacker Marquise Vannís role on the UConn football team is expanding, as he ranks fifth in the American Athletic Conference in tackles and first on the team with 56 for an average of 9.3 per game.

UConn football caught by a Green Wave

Nick Montana passed for a touchdown, Tulane's defense produced three turnovers and a safety, and the Green Wave defeated the UConn football team 12-3 Saturday night in New Orleans.

UConn gets back to work tonight with AAC road game at Tulane

UConn, fresh off a bye week, looks to end a three-game losing streak tonight when it visits New Orleans to meet Tulane in an American Athletic Conference game.

COLUMNS

Speedbowl must try a new route this time

You root for your community. Not merely your neighborhood. You root for its people. Its...

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UCONN MEN'S BASKETBALL

Huskies bring out past, present, future stars

Storrs - UConn celebrated a bit more than usual during its annual First Night event Friday, which traditionally marks the start of the new college basketball season. The school dedicated a new $40 million basketball practice...

UConn basketball: A day ... and night ... to celebrate

Storrs - UConn threw one heck of a college basketball season kickoff party on Friday.

Huskies bring energy to Day 1

The UConn men, who won the program's fourth national basketball championship back in the spring, begin preparation for the upcoming season with a spirited opening day practice.

Hall of Fame Coach Jim Calhoun joins ESPN

Jim Calhoun, who led UConn to three national championships, has joined ESPN as a menís college basketball analyst.

UCONN WOMEN'S BASKETBALL

Huskies return to work

UConn opened practice Wednesday with a lot of new faces, but the same old goal of winning a national title. The two-time defending womenís champions, who lost center Stefanie Dolson and guard Bria Hartley to graduation, have reloaded with the...

COLLEGES

As SEC dominates rankings, calls of #SECBias rise

Duck fans in Oregon and Buckeye backers in Ohio are united. Seminoles in the Florida panhandle and Sooners in the Oklahoma panhandle are rallying around a common cause.

Local colleges: UConn upsets No. 15 Quinnipiac in men's hockey

Goalie Rob Nichols made 36 saves as the UConn men’s hockey team upset 15th-ranked Quinnipiac 4-1 on Tuesday night at Webster Bank Arena.

Local college notes

Tracking the Bears • The Coast Guard Academy women's soccer team is in good position to secure its second straight New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference tournament berth. The Bears returned to postseason play last season...

Local college roundup: UConn women's soccer tops No. 18 Central Florida

Senior Julie Hubbard blasted a 25-yard goal in the 66th minute to lead the UConn women’s soccer team to a 1-0 upset over No. 18 University of Central Florida on Sunday afternoon on senior day at Joseph J. Morrone Stadium.

LOCAL ROUNDUP

Wednesday's schedule

SOCCERCollege menNewbury at Mitchell, 3:30 p.m.

Tuesday's schedule

SOCCERCollege menEastern Connecticut at Coast Guard, 6 p.m.

PROFESSIONAL

Giants stop Royals 7-1 in Series opener

Madison Bumgarner pitched shutout ball into the seventh inning, Hunter Pence homered early and the San Francisco Giants showed off their October poise, shutting down the Kansas City Royals 7-1 Tuesday night in the World Series opener.

NFL notes

Jeremy Kerley always figured heíd stay right where he is. The New York Jets made sure the reliable wide receiver didnít go anywhere, signing Kerley to a four-year contract extension on Tuesday.

Frantic flurry helps Steelers salvage season

The bounces and big plays piled up so quickly, even the Pittsburgh Steelers were stunned.

ON THE AIR

Baseball

8 p.m., Ch. 61 - World Series: San Francisco Giants at Kansas City Royals in Game 2.

Basketball

7:30 p.m., CSN - NBA preseason: Brooklyn Nets at Boston Celtics.

8 p.m., ESPN - NBA preseason: Cleveland Cavaliers at Memphis Grizzlies.

10:30 p.m., ESPN - NBA preseason: Phoenix Suns at Los Angeles Clippers.

Golf

11:30 p.m., ESPN2 - Men: Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship from Melbourne, Australia.

11:30 p.m., Golf Channel - LPGA: Blue Bay from Hainan Island, China.

Hockey

8 p.m., NBCSN - NHL: Philadelphia Flyers at Pittsburgh Penguins.

Soccer

2:30 p.m., FS1 - UEFA Champions League: Real Madrid at Liverpool.

Tennis

7:30 a.m., Tennis Channel - WTA Championship from Singapore.

11 a.m., Tennis Channel - ATP: Swiss Indoors from Basel, Switzerland.

1:30 a.m. (Thursday), Tennis Channel - WTA Championship from Singapore.