Swarm have too much firepower for Wolves


The New England Black Wolves spent the first two weeks of their inaugural National Lacrosse League season as the irreverent young team, quick in transition, ready to take on the world. The Black Wolves even beat three-time defending league champion...

Monday's Schedule

A listing of Monday's local college and high school games.

Sunday's schedule

Sunday's local sports schedule.

Yanks' Girardi to appear at Foundation dinner

New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi will appear at the Connecticut Sports Foundation’s 28th Annual Celebrity Dinner and Memorabilia Auction on Feb. 6 at Mohegan Sun.

Local roundup: NFA/Ledyard tops Windham/RHAM/Coventry in boys' swimming

Fred France won the 100 yard butterfly (1:01.92) and Steve Boyd the 200 yard freestyle (2:00.67) to help the NFA/Ledyard co-op best Windham/RHAM/Coventry, 98-85, in an Eastern Connecticut Conference boys’ swim meet on Friday.

COLUMNS

Can Pats fans really handle the truth now?

This is, roughly, Day Seven of deflated footballs making national news. Now there’s some kind of...

MORE LOCAL SPORTS

Local calendar

BASEBALL/SOFTBALL Salem Youth Baseball/Softball League Registration - Saturdays, Jan. 24 and 31, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. and Wednesday, Feb. 4 from 6-8 p.m., Salem School gym. Contact: Arthur Christian, (860) 859-0226 or go online at...

Farrell likes his new Sox

John Farrell, manager of the Boston Red Sox, said he’s been hearing excitement in his players’ voices on the other end of the phone.

Black Wolves (2-0) try to keep winning streak going against Minnesota

The New England Black Wolves (2-0) of the National Lacrosse League play their third straight home game to open their first season in franchise history at 7 p.m. Saturday at Mohegan Sun Arena against the Minnesota Swarm.

UCONN

UConn's Hamilton has his game back on track

Daniel Hamilton ran into the freshman wall a couple of weeks ago.

Huskies' Jefferson has found her shot

During a three-game stretch in December, it all caught up to Moriah Jefferson.

COLLEGES

College basketball roundup

Devin Booker scored 18 points, Aaron Harrison added 13 and No. 1 Kentucky matched its best start under coach John Calipari with a 58-43 victory over South Carolina on Saturday.

Abdullah leads North to 34-13 win over South in Senior Bowl

Nebraska's Ameer Abdullah rushed for 73 yards and added 40 receiving while leading the North to a 34-13 victory over the South on Saturday in the Senior Bowl.

HIGH SCHOOL

High school boys' basketball: Volkerts powers Fitch past Killingly

Eddie Volkerts had 21 points, 18 rebounds, five assists and five steals as Fitch High School beat Killingly on Friday, 66-51, in an Eastern Connecticut Conference interdivision game.

High school girls' basketball: Osborne, New London thump Ledyard

Charee Osborne had 16 points and 12 rebounds as New London High School bounced Ledyard on Friday, 65-38, in a girls’ basketball game.

CT SUN

Ogwumike will miss start of Sun's season

Connecticut Sun forward Chiney Ogwumike underwent microfracture surgery Thursday on her right knee.

PROFESSIONAL

Belichick insists Patriots followed rules

Saying his team “followed every rule to the letter,” New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick described in detail how his team prepares its footballs on game day and defended his players from chatter that they made it to the Super Bowl...

Sharapova, Bouchard into quarterfinals at Australian Open

Melbourne, Australia — Maria Sharapova and Rafael Nadal put earlier stumbles behind them with convincing wins Sunday to reach the quarterfinals of the Australian Open.

Stop laughing: A mocked game seeks relevance

Given the NFL's obsession with rules, protocols and procedures, the Pro Bowl is the equivalent of the league letting its hair down. Players chuckle with one another on the field, wear wacky uniforms and talk openly about how the game, which is often...

NBA roundup

Brian Roberts scored 17 points, and the Charlotte Hornets beat the New York Knicks 76-71 Saturday night for their ninth victory in the last 11 games.

ON THE AIR

Auto Racing

7 a.m., FS1 - United SportsCar Championship Rolex 24 race finish from Daytona Beach, Fla.

Basketball

Noon, CBS Sports Network, WTIC (1080-AM) - NCAA men: South Florida at UConn from Hartford.

1 p.m., Ch. 8 - NBA: Miami Heat at Chicago Bulls.

1 p.m., NESN, YES - NCAA men: Boston College at Georgia Tech.

1:30 p.m., Ch. 3 - NCAA men: Indiana at Ohio State.

2 p.m., Ch. 61 - NCAA men: Duke at St. John's.

2:30 p.m., FS1 - NCAA women: Butler at Xavier.

3 p.m., ESPN2, WTIC (1080-AM) - NCAA women: UConn at Cincinnati.

3 p.m., NESN - NCAA women: North Carolina State at Syracuse.

3:30 p.m., Ch. 8 - NBA: Oklahoma City Thunder at Cleveland Cavaliers.

4 p.m., Ch. 3 - NCAA men: Louisville at Pittsburgh.

4 p.m., ESPNU - NCAA men: Northern Iowa at Illinois State.

4:30 p.m., FS1 - NCAA women: Iowa State at Texas.

5 p.m., ESPN2 - NCAA women: Duke at North Carolina.

5 p.m., NESN - NCAA women: Miami at Louisville.

6:30 p.m., ESPNU - NCAA men: Notre Dame at North Carolina State.

7 p.m., FS1 - NCAA men: Creighton at Villanova.

8 p.m., CSN - NBA: Boston Celtics at Golden State Warriors.

8:30 p.m., ESPNU - NCAA men: Washington at Utah.

Figure Skating

4 p.m., Chs. 10, 30 - U.S. Championships from Greensboro, N.C.

Football

8 p.m., ESPN, WFAN (660-AM) - NFL: Pro Bowl from Glendale, Ariz.

Golf

3 p.m., Golf Channel - PGA: Humana Challenge from La Quinta, Calif.

7 p.m., Golf Channel - Champions: Mitsubishi Electric Championship from Ka'upulehu-Kona, Hawaii.

Hockey

5 p.m., NBCSN - NHL All-Star Game from Columbus, Ohio.

Tennis

7 p.m., Tennis Channel - Australian Open from Melbourne.

9 p.m., ESPN2 - Australian Open from Melbourne.

3 a.m. (Monday), ESPN2 - Australian Open from Melbourne.

Winter Sports

10:30 a.m., NBCSN - Skiing from Kitzbuehel, Austria. (taped today)