Kershaw, Dodgers facing different Mets in playoffs

Kershaw and Dodgers facing new-look Mets in Game 1 of NL Division Series

Former assistant Stonoha takes over as Montville High School baseball coach

Former pitching coach Steve Stonoha will take over for Phil Orbe as head coach of the Montville High School baseball team.

High school football capsules / Week 5

Friday’s games NFA at Fitch, 6:30 p.m. Records: NFA (3-0,1-0 ECC Large); Fitch (2-1, 2-0) Last week: NFA defeated Griswold 34-6;...

Local roundup: Waterford girls' soccer records another shutout

Shea Spellman headed in a corner kick from Jacklyn Lavoie with a minute left in the first half Thursday to lead the Waterford High School girls' soccer team to its 1-0 win over Montville in the Eastern Connecticut Conference Medium Division.

McHugh pitches Astros to 5-2 win over Royals to open ALDS

McHugh goes 6 solid innings, Astros rely on defense to beat KC 5-2 to open AL Division Series


Chirinos two-run homer leads Rangers over Blue Jays 5-3

Robinson Chirinos hit a two-run homer against David Price, Rougned Odor added a solo shot and the Rangers beat the Blue Jays 5-3 Thursday in their AL Division Series opener as postseason baseball returned to Toronto for the first time in 22 years.

Johnson has two TD receptions, leads Colts over Texans 27-20

Andre Johnson caught two touchdown passes from Matt Hasselbeck, including one for 2 yards in the fourth quarter, to help the Indianapolis Colts beat the Houston Texans 27-20 on Thursday night.

Jets humble Bruins in season-opener

Chris Thorburn and Nicolas Petan scored in the third period after Boston came within one goal, and the Winnipeg Jets opened the season with a 6-2 victory over the Bruins on Thursday night.

Fever and Lynx prep for Game 3 of WNBA Finals

Tamika Catchings didn't get much sleep after her Indiana Fever lost Game 2 of the WNBA Finals to Minnesota.



We can all make a difference with the 'Power of Together'

The voice on the other end of the line belonged to Doug Henton, the young man from New...



U.S. men embrace Mexico soccer rivalry heading to Rose Bowl

Clint Dempsey has been immersed in the U.S. soccer rivalry with Mexico pretty much from the moment he understood what the international game means to both nations.

Blatter suspended as FIFA president; Platini also banned

Sepp Blatter is out of a job at FIFA. Michel Platini might never even get there. Two of the most powerful men in soccer were handed 90-day suspensions by the FIFA ethics committee on Thursday, essentially ending Blatter's 17-year reign as president and likely stunting Platini's chances of replacing him.


Coast Guard free safety Mark Behne earns Gold Helmet Award

Coast Guard Academy free safety Mark Behne was honored with the prestigious Division II/III Gold Helmet Award on Wednesday in Cambridge, Mass. Behne had two fourth-quarter interceptions during Saturday's 21-14 win at Maine Maritime.

Local roundup: Nigro, Ochoa lead Mitchell to victory

Andrew Nigro scored two goals and had an assist as Mitchell College beat Johnson State 5-1 in a nonleague men's soccer game on Wednesday.


Huskies bringing much-ridiculed trophy to game with Central Florida

Diaco, Huskies will bring much-ridiculed rivalry trophy to "ConnFLiCT" game with UCF

Ollie challenges his UConn basketball team

Kevin Ollie strongly encourages his Huskies to challenge each other.


Washington gets defensive, holds on to beat No. 17 USC 17-12

Washington makes multiple defensive stops, holds on to beat No. 17 USC 17-12

Edsall amid rumors: ‘I’m just more worried about playing Ohio State’

After two straight blowout defeats and amid a report that his firing is imminent, Maryland coach Randy Edsall reiterated comments he made earlier in the week ahead of Saturday’s matchup at No. 1 Ohio State.

Louisville foundation hires firm to review escort allegations

Louisville foundation hires law firm to review escort allegations; UofL president supports AD


Anne Donovan resigns as Connecticut Sun head coach

The Connecticut Sun announced Thursday that Anne Donovan has decided to resign as the franchise's head coach.

Bone honored as WNBA's Most Improved Player

Connecticut Sun center Kelsey Bone set career highs in shooting, scoring and rebounding this past season and was rewarded for her efforts by being chosen as the 2015 WNBA Most Improved Player.


Unbeaten Fitch volleyball team outlasts Waterford again

Olivia Nordstrom had a match-changing play late in Fitch High School's girls' volleyball match to help it outlast Waterford on Wednesday, 25-16, 17-25, 25-21, 17-25, 15-10.

For Montville's Abby Baukus, swimming is a sport she loves

Montville High School senior Abby Baukus is one of three Indians who travel every day to swim along with the team from Waterford High. Baukus, an ECC track champion, is only allowed to swim in exhibition events until the ECC championship meet, but...

H.S. cross country: Waterford boys remain unbeaten in ECC Medium

Waterford High School rode strong finishes by Dylan Abate and Nick Carson to sweep a boys' cross country quad meet at Tourtellotte on Tuesday.


Auto Racing

7 a.m., NBCSN — Formula One Russian Grand Prix practice from Sochi, Russia.

3:30 p.m., NBCSN — NASCAR Sprint Cup Bank of America 500 practice from Concord, N.C. 

4:30 p.m., NBCSN — NASCAR Xfinity Drive for the Cure 300 qualifying from Concord, N.C.

6:30 p.m., NBCSN — NASCAR Sprint Cup Bank of America 500 practice from Concord, N.C.

8 p.m., NBCSN — NASCAR Xfinity Drive for the Cure 300 from Concord, N.C.


12:30 p.m., MLB Network — ALDS: Texas Rangers at Toronto Blue Jays in Game 2.

3:30 p.m., FS1 — ALDS: Houston Astros at Kansas City Royals in Game 2.

6:30 p.m., TBS — NLDS: Chicago Cubs at St. Louis Cardinals in Game 1.

8:30 p.m., TBS, WOR (710-AM) — NLDS: New York Mets at Los Angeeles Dodgers in Game 1.


8 p.m., ESPN2 — WNBA Finals: Minnesota Lynx at Indiana Fever in Game 3.


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

8 p.m., ESPN — NCAA: North Carolina State at Virginia Tech.


5 a.m., Golf Channel — LPGA: Sime Darby from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

8 a.m., Golf Channel — European PGA: British Masters from Buckinghamshire, England.

3 p.m., Golf Channel — Champions: SAS Championship from Cary, N.C.

6 p.m., Golf Channel — Presidents Cup from Incheon City, South Korea.

11 p.m., Golf Channel — Presidents Cup from Incheon City, South Korea.


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