UCONN FOOTBALL

Despite UConn's woes, Adams looks forward to each chance

Andrew Adams fits the mold of a Bob Diaco type player. He has a passion for playing football.

UConn football hits rock bottom in 41-0 rout

Forget about trying to take any positives from UConn’s dismal performance Saturday night.

Huskies still trying to clean up the mess

When the season ends in a few weeks, UConn should be closer to where it wants to ultimately be.

Diaco sticking with Whitmer

UConnís quarterback of the present and potential quarterback of the future sat several rows apart in the football meeting room on Tuesday.

COLUMNS

It's time to raise a glass to our friends at the 06385

Pretty cool, really, that 40 years later, you get together and remember every shape and form of the...

UCONN MEN'S BASKETBALL

UConn men accept an invite back to Maui in 2016

UConn is heading back to the Maui Invitational in 2016, joining a deep field that includes Georgetown, North Carolina, Oklahoma State, Wisconsin, Oregon, Tennessee and host Chaminade. The Lahaina Civic Center will host the event from Nov. 21-23.

West Virginia hands UConn men first loss 78-68

If West Virginia can be disruptive on the defensive end of the court this season, Bob Huggins thinks it will mean good things for his team in the long run.

UConn men suspend four players

San Juan, Puerto Rico — UConn suspended four players in advance of its matchup with West Virginia in the championship game of the Puerto Rico Tip-Off.

UConn men meet West Virginia tonight in another title game

The defending national champion UConn men's basketball team goes for another title tonight, playing West Virginia in the Puerto Rico Tip-Off final at Coliseo Roberto Clemente in San Juan. Game time is 6:30 p.m. (ESPN2).

UCONN WOMEN'S BASKETBALL

UConn women bounce back and rout Creighton 96-60

Top-ranked UConn does not lose often, but the Huskies are pretty good about bouncing back when they do.

UConn women back in action today after rare loss

UConnís had nearly a week to digest a rare defeat, an overtime loss at Stanford on Monday that ended a 47-game winning streak.

NCAAs headed to Bridgeport in 2016-17

Bridgeport - UConn will join Fairfield University to as co-hosts of the NCAA Division I women's basketball tournament in 2016 and 2017 at Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport, it was announced on Thursday. The 2016 tourney will host...

Stanford was up to challenge

Days before this game, Geno Auriemma credited Stanford and Hall of Fame coach Tara VanDerveer for continuing to play UConn when many teams no longer see the point in being beat up by the best program in womenís basketball.

COLLEGES

Local college notes

A weekly update on local college athletes and local athletes who attend schools outside the region.

UConn repeats as national field hockey champion

UConn won its second straight NCAA Division I field hockey championship on Sunday with a 1-0 victory over Syracuse.

PC rallies past Irish

Mohegan - Notre Dame coach Mike Brey and Providence forward LaDontae Henton crossed paths outside the interview room at Mohegan Sun Arena Sunday. "Fabulous game," Brey said as he shook Henton's hand. "You've become a hell of a...

Local college roundup: Coast Guard men's basketball wins a Classic

Most Valuable Player Kevin Alvarez finished with career highs of 18 points and nine rebounds Saturday , leading the Coast Guard Academy men’s basketball team to a 59-47 win over Regis in the Moe’s Queso Classic championship game.

LOCAL ROUNDUP

Local roundup: Porter leads Avery Point to easy win

Keith Porter had 32 points, 10 rebounds and five assists to lead UConn-Avery Point to an easy 69-48 menís basketball victory over Holyoke Community College on Tuesday night.

Tuesday's schedule

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PROFESSIONAL

Pats seek to slow down fast-starting Packers

Foxborough, Mass. - The New England Patriots are one of the NFL's best teams in the first half. Just not as good as the fast-starting Green Bay Packers when they're at home. That's where the Patriots (9-2) will be putting their...

Sox unveil their $183 million prizes

Pablo Sandoval and Hanley Ramirez spent the last two seasons as NL West rivals. Now theyíre teammates in Boston, the result of a $183 million spending spree the Red Sox are hoping will lift them out of the AL East cellar.

Red Sox add some pop while creating a logjam in outfield

Someday soon, the Boston Red Sox will get around to shaking up their gridlocked outfield. For now, though, they keep adding to it, like squeezing another car onto a crowded highway, just in time for the holiday rush.

ON THE AIR

Basketball

Noon, ESPN2 - NCAA men: North Carolina vs. Butler in Battle 4 Atlantis from Nassau, Bahamas.

2:30 p.m., ESPN2 - NCAA men: Oklahoma vs. UCLA in Battle 4 Atlantis from Nassau, Bahamas.

2:30 p.m., ESPNU - NCAA men: Missouri vs. Chaminade in Maui Invitational seventh-place game from Lahaina, Hawaii.

5 p.m., ESPN2 - NCAA men: Purdue vs. BYU winner in Maui Invitational fifth-place game from Lahaina, Hawaii.

5 p.m., ESPNU - NCAA men: Fordham at Duke.

7 p.m., YES, WFAN (660-AM) - NBA: Brooklyn Nets at Philadelphia 76ers.

7 p.m., ESPNU - NCAA men: Minnesota vs. St. John's in NIT Season Tip-Off from New York.

7:30 p.m., ESPN - NBA: New York Knicks at Dallas Mavericks.

7:30 p.m., ESPN2 - NCAA men: Kansas State vs. Pittsburgh-San Diego State loser in Maui Invitational third-place game from Lahaina, Hawaii.

8 p.m., FS1 - NCAA men: Lehigh at DePaul.

9:30 p.m., ESPN2 - NCAA men: Georgia vs. Gonzaga in NIT Season Tip-Off from New York.

10 p.m., ESPN - NCAA men: Arizona vs. Pittsburgh-San Diego State winner Maui Invitational final from Lahaina, Hawaii.

11:30 p.m., ESPN2 - NCAA men: Tulsa vs. Oklahoma State in MGM Grand Main Event final from Las Vegas.

Golf

8 p.m., Golf Channel - Australasia PGA: Australian Open from Sydney.

Hockey

7:30 p.m., NBCSN - NHL: Philadelphia Flyers at Detroit Red Wings.

Soccer

2:30 p.m., FS1 - UEFA Champions League: Arsenal vs. Dortmund from London.