Favorite American Pharoah rallies to win Kentucky Derby

American Pharoah rallies to win Kentucky Derby; trainer Baffert celebrates 4th victory

Gardner helps Yankees beat Red Sox 4-2

Gardner drives in 3, Young hits solo shot as Yanks top Red Sox 4-2 for 12th win in 15 games

Ex-Waterford stars lead ECSU back to NCAA softball tourney

Waterford's Alyssa Hancock and Erin Miller grew up as backyard neighbors and remain nearly inseparable as colleges roomates and softball teams at Eastern Connecticut State University.


Baffert has two speedy colts ready for Kentucky Derby

Bob Baffert comes to the table holding a pair of aces for a deep and talented Derby field


H.S. roundup: Grills sets scoring record for Stonington boys' lacrosse

Stonington High School's Tyler Grills set the program's all-time record for goals Saturday night in the Bears' 19-8 loss to Hand.

Wildcats use all nine lives in 4-3 softball win over Stonington

The 10th-ranked NFA softball team topped Stonington 4-3 in nine innings, but not before Stonington center fielder Mallory Kane made four spectacular catches in the sixth, seventh and eighth innings to take away the Wildcats' momentum.

H.S. tennis roundup: Waterford boys hand Stonington second loss

Waterford won all three doubles matches to defeat Stonington 5-2 in an Eastern Connecticut Conference Medium Division boys' tennis match on Friday.


Local colleges: Mitchell men lose in NECC lacrosse title game

Mitchell College fell behind early and never recovered, losing to Becker College 12-8 in Saturday's New England Collegiate Conference men's lacrosse tournament final.

Local sports calendar

A look at upcoming events to be held in the region.

Saturday's schedule

Today's local college and high school schedule


Mets are blanked by the Nationals

Gio Gonzalez struck out nine in seven crisp innings on one of his favorite mounds, outpitching Jonathon Niese to lead the Washington Nationals over the New York Mets 1-0 Saturday night.

UConn's Davis selected by Giants

Though Mykkele Thompson, Geremy Davis, and Bobby Hart aren't high-profile players, the Giants' final three draft choices fit their initial goals of getting bigger, faster, and stronger, according to general manager Jerry Reese.

Patriots reinforce defensive line on draft's third day

New England Patriots Coach Bill Belichick again traded down to get an extra pick Saturday, and the Pats bolstered their offensive and defensive lines by picking linemen with five of their first six picks.

Clippers knock off the Spurs

Chris Paul banked in a shot over Tim Duncan with a second left to lift the Los Angeles Clippers to a 111-109 victory over the defending NBA champion San Antonio Spurs in Game 7 on Saturday night for a wild finish to an entertaining first-round...


Douglas calls it a career

Katie Douglas, one of the greatest players in Connecticut Sun history, announced her retirement on Friday due to chronic back issues.

Getting healthy a must for Sun

The Connecticut Sun remain a work in progress as they get closer to training camp for the 2015 season.


Auto Racing

1 p.m., Ch. 61 — NASCAR Sprint Cup Geico 500 from Talladega, Ala.

4 p.m., FS1 — United SportsCar Championship Monterey (Calif.) Grand Prix.


1 p.m., SNY, WOR (710-AM) — MLB: Washington Nationals at New York Mets.

1 p.m., NESN — IL: Pawtucket Red Sox at Durham Bulls.

4 p.m., MLB Network — MLB: Los Angeles Angels at San Francisco Giants.

8 p.m., ESPN, WFAN (660-AM), WTIC (1080-AM), WEEI (103.7-FM) — MLB: New York Yankees at Boston Red Sox.


1 p.m., Ch. 8 — NBA playoffs: Washington Wizards at Atlanta Hawks.

3:30 p.m., Ch. 8 — NBA playoffs: Memphis Grizzlies at Golden State Warriors.


9:30 a.m., Golf Channel — PGA: Cadillac Match Play from San Francisco.

2 p.m., Chs. 10, 30 — PGA: Cadillac Match Play from San Francisco.

2 p.m., Golf Channel — LPGA: North Texas Shootout from Irving.

5 p.m., Golf Channel — Champions: Insperity Invitational from The Woodlands, Texas.

7 p.m., Golf Channel — Web.com: United Leasing Championship from Newburgh, Ind. (taped today)


6 p.m., NBCSN — NHL playoffs: Tampa Bay Lightning at Montreal Canadiens.

8:30 p.m., NBCSN — NHL playoffs: Minnesota Wild at Chicago Blackhawks.

10 p.m., CNBC — NHL playoffs: Calgary Flames at Anaheim Ducks.


1 p.m., CSN — NCAA women: Towson vs. James Madison in Colonial Athletic Association tournament final from Newark, Del.

Motorcycle Racing

7:30 a.m., FS1 — MotoGP World Championship Grand Prix of Spain from Jerez de la Frontera.


2:30 p.m., NBCSN — Ice Sledge Hockey World Championships gold medal game from Buffalo, N.Y.


8:30 a.m., NBCSN — Premier League: Crystal Palace at Chelsea.

11 a.m., NBCSN — Premier League: Manchester City at Tottenham.

5 p.m., ESPN2 — MLS: Chicago Fire at Sporting Kansas City.

7 p.m., FS1 — MLS: Seattle Sounders at New York City FC.


1 p.m., ESPN — NCAA: Kentucky at Tennessee.

3 p.m., ESPN — NCAA: Auburn at Louisiana State.


7 a.m., Tennis Channel — ATP: BMW Open from Munich Germany; Estoril Open from Oeiras, Portugal.