NFA holds off New London 14-6

Griffen Gooden scored a pair of touchdowns as Norwich Free Academy held off New London 14-6 to win the renewal of the nation's oldest high school football rivalry this Thursday morning.

East Lyme rallies past Waterford 31-13 with big second half

East Lyme scored twice in the third quarter on the way to a 31-13 win over Waterford in their annual Thanksgiving Day game.

The rematch: Ledyard to host Bacon in Class M quarters

The region is getting a delicious All-Eastern Connecticut Conference CIAC Class M quarterfinal next Tuesday when Ledyard plays host to rival Bacon Academy.

Ledyard beats Fitch 55-20

Luke Saccone had two touchdowns, three interceptions and seven extra points as Ledyard rolled to a 55-20 win over Fitch in their annual Thanksgiving Day game.

CIAC football playoff pairings

Following are Tuesday's unofficial quarterfinal pairings for the CIAC football playoffs (the CIAC will officially certify and announce the brackets on Friday): Class LL No. 8 West Haven (7-3) at No. 1 Shelton (10-0),...


The joke's on Jimmy ... and he's still laughing

Say this for the Ledyards: They have fun over there. Much of it at Buonocore's expense. Even his...



Syracuse beats No. 18 UConn 79-76 in Bahamas

Syracuse uses 2nd half spurt, beats No. 18 UConn 79-76 to advance to Battle 4 Atlantis final

UConn survives Michigan rally in 74-60 win in Bahamas

Daniel Hamilton scores 16, No. 18 Connecticut holds on to beat Michigan 74-60 in Bahamas

UConn sets sights on Battle 4 Atlantis trophy

UConn can experience that championship feeling with a successful run this week.


Pressure cooker: SEC coaches face unyielding pressure to win

In SEC, fans, administrators bring constant pressure for coaches to succeed_ or take a hike

Jacksonville State chasing FCS title after flirting with SEC upset

Jacksonville State chasing FCS title after 2 quick coaching changes, flirtation with SEC upset

Top 25 college basketball roundup

Selden scores 25 points as No. 5 Kansas beats No. 19 Vanderbilt for Maui title



Panthers still perfect, Romo hurt again in 33-14 Dallas loss

Newton, Panthers still perfect at 11-0, Romo hurt again in Cowboys' 33-14 Thanksgiving loss

Stafford throws five TD passes, Lions beat Eagles

Stafford throws 5 TD passe, 3 to Johnson, to help surging Lions beat reeling Eagles 45-14


Auto Racing

8 a.m., NBCSN — Formula One Abu Dhabi Grand Prix practice from United Arab Emirates.


12:30 p.m., ESPN, WTIC (1080-AM) — NCAA men: UConn vs. Gonzaga in Battle 4 Atlantis third-place game from Paradise Island, Bahamas.

12:30 p.m., ESPNU — NCAA men: Arkansas vs. Stanford in NIT Tip-Off third-place game from New York.

2:30 p.m., ESPNU — NCAA men: Xavier vs. Southern California in Advocare Invitational semifinal from Orlando, Fla.

3 p.m., ESPN — NCAA men: Syracuse vs. Texas A&M in Battle 4 Atlantis final from Paradise Island, Bahamas.

3 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA men: Georgia Tech vs. Villanova in NIT Tip-Off final from New York.

5 p.m., ESPN — NCAA men: Kentucky vs. South Florida in Miami Invitational.

5:30 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA men: Michigan State vs. Boise State in Wooden Legacy semifinal from Fullerton, Calif.

7 p.m., CBSSN — NCAA men: Iowa State vs. Virginia Tech in Emerald Coast Classic from Niceville, Fla.

7:30 p.m., CSN — NBA: Washington Wizards at Boston Celtics.

7:30 p.m., NBA TV — NBA: Miami Heat at New York Knicks.

7:30 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA men: Ohio State vs. Memphis in Miami Invitational.

8 p.m., FS1 — NCAA men: Richmond vs. California-San Diego State loser in Las Vegas Invitational third-place game.

9:30 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA men: Iowa-Dayton winner vs. Monmouth in Advocare Invitational semifinal from Orlando, Fla.

9:30 p.m., CBSSN — NCAA men: Illinois vs. Alabama-Birmingham in Emerald Coast Classic from Niceville, Fla.

10:30 p.m., NBA TV — NBA: New Orleans Pelicans at Los Angeles Clippers.

10:30 p.m., FS1 — NCAA men: West Virginia vs. California-San Diego State winner in Las Vegas Invitational final.

11:30 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA men: Evansville-Providence winner vs. Santa Clara-Arizona winner in Wooden Legacy semifinal from Fullerton, Calif.


Noon, Ch. 8 — NCAA: Navy at Houston.

Noon, ESPN2 — NCAA: Miami at Pittsburgh.

Noon, FS1 — NCAA: Marshall at Western Kentucky.

Noon, CBSSN — NCAA: Western Michigan at Toledo.

2:30 p.m., Ch. 3 — NCAA: Missouri at Arkansas.

3:30 p.m., Ch. 8 — NCAA: Iowa at Nebraska.

3:30 p.m., Ch. 61 — NCAA: Washington State at Washington.

3:30 p.m., CBSSN — NCAA: Boise State at San Jose State.

4 p.m., FS1 — NCAA: Oregon State at Oregon.

4:30 p.m., ESPNU — NCAA: Massachusetts at Buffalo.

7:30 p.m., ESPN — NCAA: Baylor at Texas Christian.

8 p.m., ESPNU — NCAA: Tulsa at Tulane.


7:30 a.m., Golf Channel — European PGA: Alfred Dunhill Championship from Mpumalanga, South Africa.

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


11 a.m., NESN — NCAA men: Brown vs. Colgate in Friendship Four from Belfast, Northern Ireland.

1 p.m., Chs. 10, 30 — NHL: New York Rangers at Boston Bruins.

2:15 p.m., NESN — NCAA men: Northeastern vs. Massachusetts-Lowell in Friendship Four from Belfast, Northern Ireland.

5 p.m., NBCSN — NHL: Chicago Blackhawks at Anaheim Ducks.

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