COLUMNS

You want Eli Manning replaced? Seriously?

Eli Manning navigated the winds the way he usually does: with durability and dependability, leading...

Ouellette's story resonates ... the way so many others have, too

Maddie Ouellette played with a broken left wrist, suffered in Tuesday's semifinal game, and still...

UCONN

Vital emerges from slump, sparks UConn men to comfortable win

Christian Vital of UConn gestures after making a three-point basket during the first half of Sunday's game against Boston University at the XL Center in Hartford. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

Christian Vital, a sophomore guard, felt bad about his performance in the first two UConn basketball games. He was disappointed that he failed to live up to his role as a spark off the bench.

UConn women rout No. 15 Maryland, 97-72

UConn's Crystal Dangerfield goes by Maryland's Blair Watson (22) and Sarah Myers during Sunday's game at the XL Center in Hartford. No. 1 UConn beat No. 15 Maryland 97-72. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

Kia Nurse scored 21 points to lead six UConn players in double figures as the top-ranked Huskies routed No. 15 Maryland 97-72 on Sunday.

COLLEGES

Texas Tech wins tourney title at Mohegan Sun

Keenan Evans scored 25 points to lead Texas Tech over No. 20 Northwestern 85-49 on Sunday in the championship game of the Hall of Fame Tip-Off Tournament.

UCLA fires football coach Jim Mora

UCLA fired football coach Jim Mora on Sunday with one regular-season game left in his sixth season.

LOCAL ROUNDUP

Local roundup: Veitner leads UConn to NCAA field hockey title

The UConn field hockey team won its third national title in five years, beating Maryland 2-1 on Sunday to finish off an unbeaten (23-0) season.

Local roundup: CGA's Mooney finishes fourth at NCAA cross country championships

Kaitlyn Mooney ran to a fourth-place finish, the best in Coast Guard Academy history, during Saturday's NCAA Division III women's cross country championships.

PROFESSIONAL

NFL roundup

Bengals wide receiver Tyler Boyd (83) lunges for yards as Broncos free safety Bradley Roby (29) comes in to make a hit during the first half of Sunday's game at Denver. The Bengals won 20-17. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Carson Wentz threw for two touchdowns and three 2-point conversions after Philadelphia lost kicker Luke Elliott to a head injury, and the Eagles all but wrapped up the NFC East with a 37-9 victory over the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday night.

Brady picks apart Raiders in Patriots' 33-8 win in Mexico

Patriots kicker Stephen Gostkowski (3) and holder Ryan Allen, right, are greeted by long snapper Joe Cardona (49) after Gostkowski made a 62-yard field goal during the first half of Sunday's game against the Raiders at Mexico City. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)

Tom Brady felt right at home in his first appearance in Mexico by throwing for 339 yards and three touchdowns, to the delight of an adoring crowd, in the New England Patriots' 33-8 victory over the Oakland Raiders on Sunday.

ON THE AIR

Basketball

2:30 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA men: Virginia Commonwealth vs. Marquette in Maui Invitational from Hawaii.

5 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA men: Wichita State vs. California in Maui Invitational from Hawaii.

6:30 p.m., FS1 — NCAA men: Molloy at St. John's.

7 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA men: Oklahoma State vs. Texas A&M in Legends Classic from New York.

7 p.m., ESPNU — NCAA men: UCLA vs. Creighton in Hall of Fame Classic from Kansas City, Mo.

7 p.m., NBA TV — NBA: Indiana Pacers at Orlando Magic.

7:30 p.m., MSG — NBA: Los Angeles Clippers at New York Knicks.

8:30 p.m., NBCSB — NBA: Boston Celtics at Dallas Mavericks.

8:30 p.m., FS1 — NCAA men: Hampton at Xavier.

9 p.m., ESPNU — NCAA men: Notre Dame vs. Chaminade in Maui Invitational from Hawaii.

9:30 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA men: Baylor vs. Wisconsin in Hall of Fame Classic from Kansas City, Mo.

11:30 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA men: North Carolina at Stanford.

11:30 p.m., ESPNU — NCAA men: Louisiana State vs. Michigan in Maui Invitational from Hawaii.

Football

8:30 p.m., ESPN, WCBS (880-AM) — NFL: Atlanta Falcons at Seattle Seahawks.

Hockey

8:05 p.m., WFAN (660-AM) — NHL: New Jersey Devils at Minnesota Wild.

Soccer

3 p.m., NBCSN — Premier League: Stoke City at Brighton & Hove Albion.

Tennis

3 p.m., Tennis Channel — WTA: Hawaii Open from Honolulu.

11 p.m., Tennis Channel — WTA: Hawaii Open from Honolulu.