UCONN WOMEN'S BASKETBALL

Tuck, UConn women prepare to meet Texas in Sweet 16

Morgan Tuck and the top-seeded UConn women's basketball team continue their path through the NCAA tournament today in the regional semifinals against No. 5 Texas (noon, ESPN).

A scare, but only briefly as No. 1 UConn routs Rutgers 91-55

Geno Auriemma often gets quizzical looks when he refers to this empire he’s created as “fragile.” But, you know, he didn’t get to be Geno just by wearing snazzy suits.

UConn-Rutgers: Two old friends reunite

Geno Auriemma, the rare coach who can be contemplative in the wake of a 50-point win, was awash in some of the old days late Saturday night, in anticipation of tonight’s renewal with Rutgers.

UConn's first step is an easy one

It was the decision of ESPN and the NCAA to showcase the No. 1 UConn women in the featured, 9 p.m. time slot Saturday night. The Huskies (33-1) provided the drama they usually do – none – and began their journey for title No. 10 with an...

UCONN MEN'S BASKETBALL

UConn men fall short in final attempt at comeback, bow out of the NIT

The UConn Huskies, who cut a swath through March a year ago, exited this one Wednesday night at Gampel Pavilion with a 68-61 loss to Arizona State in the first round of the National Invitation Tournament.

All (but not many) hands on deck for UConn men

Fourth-seeded UConn (20-14 ) will be banged up for tonight's National Invitation Tournament first-round men's basketball game against fifth-seeded Arizona State University (17-15) at 7 p.m. (ESPN2) at Gampel Pavilion.

UConn's season ends with NIT loss

STORRS — Shaq McKissic scored 22 points Wednesday night as Arizona State knocked 2014 NCAA champion UConn out in the first round of this year's National Invitation Tournament, 68-61. 

UConn's NCAA hopes dashed with loss to SMU in AAC final

An emotional Rodney Purvis wiped away tears sitting in the locker room on Sunday. The pain of losing the American Athletic Conference tournament championship game and missing out on playing in the NCAA tournament was too much bear.

COLUMNS

The Texas of women's basketball meets ... Texas

Albany, N.Y. - The absurdity of it all. Connecticut versus …...

Reaction to NCAA's late game times: Zzzz

And at the intersection of incompetence and gluttony, may we present the National Collegiate...

LOCAL ROUNDUP

Dunn weighing his options

Inquiring minds throughout the NBA want to know all about Kris Dunn.

Local roundup: Coast Guard baseball team rallies past Albertus Magnus

Mark Behne, Zach Serna and Kyle Jackson hit consecutive RBI triples in a three-run fifth inning as the Coast Guard baseball team rallied to beat Albertus Magnus on Wednesday, 9-6, and continued its best start in school history.

PROFESSIONAL

Thomas scores 18, Celtics hold off Knicks for 96-92 win

Isaiah Thomas scores 18, Jae Crowder 17 as Celtics hold off Knicks for 96-92 win

Durant to have another surgery, miss rest of season

Kevin Durant will miss rest of season; Thunder star to have bone graft surgery to treat foot

Hahn, Harvey pitch well again

Ranuado goes 6 solid innings, Canha hits 3-run homer in 9th for A's in 7-6 win over Rangers

ON THE AIR

Auto Racing

5 a.m., NBCSN — Formula One Malaysia Grand Prix qualifying from Kuala Lumpur.

10 a.m., FS1 — NASCAR Sprint Cup STP 500 practice from Martinsville, Va.

11 a.m., FS1 — NASCAR Truck Kroger 250 qualifying from Martinsville, Va.

1:30 p.m., FS1 — NASCAR Sprint Cup STP 500 final practice from Martinsville, Va.

2:30 p.m., FS1 — NASCAR Truck Kroger 250 from Martinsville, Va.

8 p.m., ESPN2 — NHRA Four-Wide Nationals qualifying from Concord, N.C. (taped today)

2:30 a.m. (Sunday), NBCSN — Formula One Malaysia Grand Prix from Kuala Lumpur.

Baseball

1 p.m., YES, WFAN (660-AM) — Exhibition: Baltimore Orioles at New York Yankees from Tampa, Fla.

1 p.m., WCCT — Exhibition: Washington Nationals at New York Mets from Port St. Lucie, Fla.

1:05 p.m., WEEI (103.7-FM) — Exhibition: Boston Red Sox at Tampa Bay Rays from Port Charlotte, Fla.

4 p.m., MLB Network — Exhibition: Oakland Athletics at Chicago White Sox from Glendale, Ariz.

Basketball

Noon, ESPN, WTIC (1080-AM) — NCAA women: UConn vs. Texas in Division I Tournament from Albany, N.Y.

2:30 p.m., ESPN — NCAA women: Dayton vs. Louisville in Division I Tournament from Albany, N.Y. (time approximate)

3 p.m., Ch. 3 — NCAA men: Indiana (Pa.) vs. Florida Southern in Division II Tournament final from Evansville, Ind.

4:30 p.m., ESPN — NCAA women: Duke vs. Maryland in Division I Tournament from Spokane, Wash.

6 p.m., TBS — NCAA men: Wisconsin vs. Arizona in Division I Tournament regional final from Los Angeles.

7 p.m., ESPN — NCAA women: Gonzaga vs. Tennessee in Division I Tournament from Spokane, Wash. (time approximate)

8:30 p.m., TBS — NCAA men: Notre Dame vs. Kentucky in Division I Tournament regional final from Cleveland.

Boxing

6:15 p.m., Showtime — Kell Brock vs. Jo Jo Dan in a welterweight bout from Sheffield, England.

10 p.m., Showtime — Jermell Charlo vs. Vanes Martirosyan in a super welterweight bout and Jhonny Gonzalez vs. Gary Russell Jr. in a featherweight bout from Las Vegas.

Golf

9 a.m., Golf Channel — European PGA: Trophee Hassan II from Agadir, Morocco.

1 p.m., Golf Channel — PGA: Texas Open from San Antonio.

3 p.m., Chs. 10, 30 — PGA: Texas Open from San Antonio.

3 p.m., Golf Channel — Champions: Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic from Saucier, Miss.

6 p.m., Golf Channel — LPGA: Kia Classic from Carlsbad, Calif.

Hockey

1 p.m., NESN — NHL: New York Rangers at Boston Bruins.

3 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA men: Denver vs. Boston College in Division I Tournament from Providence.

4 p.m., ESPNU — NCAA men: Minnesota State-Mankato vs. Rochester Institute of Technology in Division I Tournament from South Bend, Ind.

5:30 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA men: Boston University vs. Minnesota-Duluth in Division I Tournament from Manchester, N.H.

6:30 p.m., ESPNU — NCAA men: Miami-Ohio at Providence in NCAA Division I Tournament.

7:05 p.m., WFAN (660-AM) — NHL: New Jersey Devils at Carolina Hurricanes.

9 p.m., ESPNU —NCAA men: St. Cloud State vs. North Dakota in NCAA Division I Tournament from Fargo, N.D. 

Horse Racing

12:30 p.m., FS1 — Dubai World Cup from United Arab Emirates.

Lacrosse

5:30 p.m., FS1 — NCAA men: Yale at Pennsylvania.

Motorcycle Racing

8 p.m., FS1 — AMA Supercross from St. Louis.

Soccer

3 p.m., CSN — MLS: San Jose Earthquakes at New England Revolution.

7 p.m., YES — MLS: Sporting Kansas City at New York City FC.

9:30 p.m., ESPN2 — Men's exhibition: Mexico vs. Ecuador from Los Angeles. 

Tennis

11 a.m., Tennis Channel — Miami Open from Key Biscayne, Fla.