Old friends Ledyard, Bacon play for spot in Class M football semis

The Bacon Academy and Ledyard football teams play for the second time this season in Tuesday's CIAC Class M quarterfinal at Mignault Field (6:30 p.m.)

No. 1 UConn women breeze past Chattanooga 79-31

Jefferson has perfect shooting night as No. 1 Connecticut women trounce Chattanooga 79-31

Lynx assistant Petersen a finalist for Sun head coaching job

Connecticut Sun president Mitchell Etess confirmed a story in Monday's Minneapolis Star Tribune, reporting Minnesota Lynx assistant coach Jim Petersen is a finalist for the vacant Sun head coaching job. Etess said Petersen is among five...

NFA's Outlow leaving BC football program

Former Norwich Free Academy all-state running back Marcus Outlow said Monday he will transfer from Boston College. Outlow played at BC for two seasons. "I don't play. I wasn't given the opportunity and I brought a lot of guys to this...

No longer perfect, Patriots look to clinch top playoff spot

With perfect record no longer possible, Patriots can focus on securing top playoff position


Bradley helps Celts beat Heat 105-95

Miami — Whenever Boston's lead looked shaky in the final minutes, Avery Bradley had an answer. And just like that, the Celtics' three-game road slide is over. Bradley scored 25 points and forced a big turnover when he knocked...

Rangers beat Hurricanes to end three-game slide

New York — The New York Rangers didn't score many style points in their victory over the Carolina Hurricanes. The Rangers held on for a 4-3 win on Monday night to snap a three-game losing streak, but they almost squandered a...

Giants need to bounce back after disappointing effort

East Rutherford, N.J. — In a season marked by inconsistency, the New York Giants haven't failed to squander chances to take command of the NFC East. It's been the constant in what is proving to be a frustrating season for Tom...

Imperfect: Pats defense folds in 30-24 OT loss to Broncos

Tom Brady lost yet another one of his trusted targets and this time he also lost a game.


Local roundup: Fornaro's outburst paces Coast Guard past Clark

Senior Meghan Fornaro scored all 16 of Coast Guard's third quarter points and finished with a game-high 25 as the Bears downed Clark, 67-51, in a New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference opener for both teams.

Local college notes

Camel highlights • Connecticut College freshman forward Payton Ouimette averaged 18 points and 12.5 rebounds in wins over Roger Williams and Suffolk. She was named New England Women's Basketball...

Local colleges: Conn College picks up first win

The Connecticut College men’s basketball team picked up its first win of the season, beating Roger Williams 73-60 in a nonleague game on Sunday.


Auriemma faces old pal Foster tonight

Just call Monday's game at Chattanooga the start of the Geno Auriemma friendship tour.

UConn falls to Temple

Jahad Thomas ran for 129 yards and two touchdowns and P.J. Walker threw for 160 yards and a score to help No. 25 Temple beat UConn 27-3 on Saturday night and secure a spot in the American Athletic Conference's inaugural championship game.

No. 1 UConn earns 40th consecutive win

Breanna Stewart scores 25 points to lead top-ranked UConn to 88-46 win over Nebraska


No. 2 Alabama faces Florida as SEC's last hope for playoffs

No. 2 Alabama last SEC team standing in playoff hunt, faces No. 18 Florida for league crown

Swinney: No. 1 Clemson won't be awed by title game

Clemson coach says No. 1 Tigers have prepped for North Carolina, postseason all year long

Coaching carousel turns into roller coaster

While LSU continues to back Miles, the coach knows some things will have to change soon


Saccone does it all for the Colonels

Ty Ebdon is a pretty sharp quarterback, having held down that gig for three years at Ledyard

East Lyme rallies past Waterford

Rudy Bagos knew his East Lyme football team was getting better as the season went on. But the numbers didn't back him up.

It's official: Bacon to visit Ledyard in Class M football playoffs

The CIAC officially certified its high school football playing pairings on Friday, confirming an enticing matchup in Class M between Eastern Connecticut Conference Large Division rivals Ledyard and Bacon Academy. The Colonels (9-1)...



6:30 p.m., SNY, WTIC (1080-AM) — NCAA women: UConn at Chattanooga.

7 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA men: Illinois State at Kentucky.

7 p.m., ESPNU — NCAA men: Wake Forest at Rutgers.

7:30 p.m., CSN — NBA: Boston Celtics at Miami Heat.

8 p.m., NBA TV — NBA: San Antonio Spurs at Chicago Bulls.

9 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA men: Clemson at Minnesota.


8:30 p.m., ESPN, WFAN (660-AM) — NFL: Baltimore Ravens at Cleveland Browns.