Local roundup: Mitchell baseball completes sweep of Lesley

Mitchell College completed a three-game sweep of Lesley with a 12-8 win in a New England Collegiate Conference baseball game on Sunday.

Local colleges: Avery Point splits baseball doubleheader with CCRI

Avery Point split a doubleheader with the Community College of Rhode Island on Saturday at Washington Park, edging closer to the NJCAA Region 21 baseball title.

Black Wolves miss chance to clinch playoff spot

Shawn Evans and Kevin Crowley enjoyed milestone moments, but the New England Black Wolves suffered a tough 15-13 loss to the Rochester Knighthawks in a Natonal Lacrosse League game at Blue Cross Arena.

Black Wolves' Evans on verge of NLL milestone (1,000 career points)

NLL star Shawn Evans of the New England Black Wolves needs just four points to surpass 1,000 for his career, as the Wolves try to clinch a playoff berth Saturday in Rochester.

Local roundup: Ognisty leads Stonington golfers past NFA

Led by medalist Jack Ognisty, Stonington beat Norwich Free Academy 5-2 in a boys' golf match on Thursday.

COLUMNS

Sorry, but I find nothing humorous about Hernandez's death

A few days have passed. And perhaps predictably, so has much of the moral outrage, crude jokes and...

MORE LOCAL SPORTS

Local college roundup: Prettitore powers Mitchell to victory

Senior Francis Prettitore belted two home runs and drove in three runs, powering Mitchell College baseball past Nichols College, 6-4, Wednesday in non-conference action.

Burfoot headlines field of local finishers at Boston Marathon

Age certainly wasn't a barrier for local runners competing in the prestigious Boston Marathon on Monday.

Chaney improves to 10-0 with unanimous decision

New London's Cassius Chaney won a unanimous six-round decision on Saturday night at Mohegan Sun to remain unbeaten in 10 professional bouts.

UCONN

Good news: UConn spring football game produces plenty of offense

Judging from early reviews, UConn's new uptempo, no-huddle offense is a big hit.

Fans can get an early look and Edsall's Huskies in Friday's spring game

Besides bragging rights going to the victor, the final score means little in UConn football's annual Spring Game on Friday.

COLLEGES

Local college roundup: Record belongs to Mitchell's Murtha with 15 goals

Ashley Murtha of Mitchell College broke the NCAA Division III record for most goals in a women's lacrosse game with 15 as the Mariners lost to Bay Path 26-16 in a New England Collegiate Conference game Tuesday.

Local college notes

Mariners riding a wave • The Mitchell College men's lacrosse program received two weekly honors from the New England Collegiate Conference. Sophomore Jacob Setzko earned player of the week honors...

CT SUN

Sun's Ogwumike gets extension while recovering from surgery

Connecticut Sun sign Chiney Ogwumike to extension while she recovers from Achilles tendon surgery

Sun are hoping top pick Jones will have an immediate impact as rookie

The Connecticut Sun have missed the playoffs a franchise-worst four straight years. They need players from their young roster to evolve in order to end the drought and offset the potential loss of Chiney Ogwumike.

PROFESSIONAL

Nova beats former team, pitches Pirates over Yankees 2-1

Ivan Nova spent more than six years with the New York Yankees, fluctuating between good and not-so good as they waited for him to develop consistency to go with his occasionally top-end-of-the-rotation stuff.

Nationals complete sweep of the Mets

Daniel Murphy hit an early grand slam against his former team, Max Scherzer pitched eight fiery innings and the Washington Nationals beat the New York Mets 6-3 on Sunday night for their seventh straight victory.

NBA playoffs roundup

LeBron James stuck to the old script Sunday.

Johansson's OT goal gives Capitals series win at Toronto

Marcus Johansson stuffed his second goal of the game past Frederik Andersen at 6:31 of overtime, lifting the Washington Capitals to a series-winning 2-1 victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs in Game 6.

ON THE AIR

Auto Racing

1 p.m., Ch. 61 — NASCAR Monster Cup Food City 500 from Bristol, Tenn. 

Baseball

7 p.m., ESPN — MLB: Chicago Cubs at Pittsburgh Pirates.

10:15 p.m., MLB Network — MLB: Los Angeles Dodgers at San Francisco Giants.

Basketball

7 p.m., NBA TV — NBA playoffs: Milwaukee Bucks at Toronto Raptors.

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

10:30 p.m., TNT — NBA playoffs: Golden State Warriors at Portland Trail Blazers.

Tennis

7:30 a.m., Tennis Channel — ATP: Barcelona Open.