Injuries have forced UConn's secondary to get even younger

UConn is preparing to play another difficult football opponent in American Athletic Conference co-leader Central Florida, which visits on Saturday at noon at Rentschler Field in East Hartford. The Huskies are still chasing their first conference...

Huskies lose cornerback Byron Jones to injury

UConn cornerback Byron Jones will undergo surgery on his left shoulder and miss the remainder of the season.

No. 18 Pirates pull rank on UConn

Shane Carden threw for a season-high 445 yards, Breon Allen ran for two touchdowns and No. 18 East Carolina pulled away to beat UConn 31-21 on Thursday night.

For UConn football, it's a time to build

From week to week, the UConn football team sticks to its program-building recipe. Focus on daily improvement and fundamentals and not worry about the opponent. The Huskies take on AAC co-leader East Carolina tonight in a road matchup.

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.


Langley will serve, swim at West Point, after all

Waterford - All the deities of water (and by extension, swimming)...



AAC coaches pick Boatright as preseason player of the year

Senior Ryan Boatright has majored in hard work during his basketball career.

Huskies get the red-carpet treatment in NYC

UConn received a championís reception during American Athletic Conference menís basketball media day on Wednesday.

UConn's Calhoun has plenty to prove

Omar Calhoun heard his critics and dismissed them.

UConn, Georgetown to renew men's basketball series

UConn and Georgetown have agreed to renew their menís basketball rivalry, which ended with the split of the old Big East Conference. The schools announced Friday they would play a home-and-home series beginning next season.


UConn women are the team to beat, as always

The UConn women's basketball team, as expected, is the preseason favorite in the American Athletic Conference.

UConn's Stewart, Nurse honored at AAC women's basketball media day

NEW YORK – For the second consecutive season, UConn forward Breanna Stewart was honored as the American Athletic Conference women's basketball Preseason Player of the Year, as announced by the conference on Thursday morning. In...

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...


Winston rallies Florida State past Louisville

Jameis Winston threw three touchdowns to offset a three-interception start and Dalvin Cook had two long scoring runs to help second-ranked Florida State rally for a 42-31 victory over Louisville on Thursday night.

SEC dominates first rankings

The College Football Playoff selection committee has spoken ó and it likes the SEC. At least for now.

Local college roundup: UConn's Calhoun sprains knee in practice

UConn junior Omar Calhoun will likely be sidelined for at least a week after suffering a sprained MCL during practice on Sunday.

Local college notes

A look back at last week's highights involving local colleges and local athletes at colleges outside the region.


Local roundup: Bears (15-1) top Branford in field hockey to end regular season

Molly Crowley scored with 15 minutes, 38 seconds remaining in the second half to lift the Stonington High School field hockey team to a 1-0 victory over Branford on Thursday.

Friday's Schedule

A listing of Friday's local college and high school events.

Local roundup: Old Lyme boys and girls advance to Shoreline title games

Old Lyme will play for both the boys' and girls' Shoreline Conference soccer championships on Friday night after recording shutout victories in the semifinals on Wednesday.


Baseball notes

News and notes from around Major League Baseball.

NHL roundup

Bruins 3, Sabres 2

Knicks spoil James' Cleveland homecoming

LeBron James struggled from the start in his first game with Cleveland in four years, and the New York Knicks ruined the megastarís emotional homecoming with a 95-90 victory over the Cavaliers on Thursday night.


Auto Racing

Noon, FS1 - NASCAR Nationwide O'Reilly Auto Parts Challenge practice from Fort Worth, Texas.

12:30 p.m., NBCSN - Formula One United States Grand Prix practice from Austin, Texas. (taped today)

1 p.m., FS1 - NASCAR Sprint Cup AAA Texas 500 practice from Fort Worth.

3 p.m., FS1 - NASCAR Truck WinStar World Casino and Resort 350 qualifying from Fort Worth, Texas.

3 p.m., NBCSN - Formula One United States Grand Prix practice from Austin, Texas.

4:30 p.m., ESPN2 - NASCAR Nationwide O'Reilly Auto Parts Challenge practice from Fort Worth, Texas.

6:30 p.m., ESPN2 - NASCAR Sprint Cup AAA Texas 500 qualifying from Fort Worth.

8:30 p.m., FS1 - NASCAR Truck WinStar World Casino and Resort 350 from Fort Worth, Texas.


8 p.m., ESPN - NBA: Cleveland Cavaliers at Chicago Bulls.

10:30 p.m., ESPN - NBA: Los Angeles Clippers at Los Angeles Lakers.


6:06 p.m., WJJF (94.9-FM) - High school: Windham at Ledyard.

6:30 p.m., CPTV Sports - High school: Morgan at Valley Regional/Old Lyme.

7:30 p.m., NESN, SNY - FXFL: Brooklyn Bolts at Boston Brawlers.

8 p.m., ESPN2 - NCAA: Cincinnati at Tulane.

8 p.m., ESPNU - NCAA: Tulsa at Memphis.


6 a.m., Golf Channel - European PGA: BMW Masters from Shanghai. (taped)

4:30 p.m., Golf Channel - Champions: Charles Schwab Cup Championship from Scottsdale, Ariz.

11 p.m., Golf Channel - PGA: CIMB Classic from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

3 a.m. (Saturday), Golf Channel - LPGA: Taiwan Championship from Taipei. (taped today)


8 p.m., NBCSN - NCAA men: Vermont at Notre Dame.

Horse Racing

5 p.m., NBCSN - Breeders' Cup Distaff from Arcadia, Calif.


9 a.m., Tennis Channel - ATP: BNP Paribas Masters from Paris.