COLUMNS

Valero, the heart and soul of Ledyard schools, will never be forgotten

The word “custodian” just has neither the chops nor the tentacles to define who they...

UCONN

All-ACC pick Stevens leaves Duke for UConn women

The UConn women's basketball program announced Saturday that Azurá Stevens, a 6-foot-6 sophomore center from Duke, has decided to transfer to the Huskies.

STM's Vital commits to UConn

St. Thomas More guard Christian Vital commits to play at UConn next season.

COLLEGES

Local college notes

Mariners riding a wave • Mitchell College junior Ashley Murtha was selected to the New England Collegiate Conference first team for women's lacrosse after finishing with 39 goals and 41 points, both first in...

Mitchell wins third straight NECC baseball title

The Mitchell College baseball program could put out an instructional manual on how to win championships.

LOCAL ROUNDUP

Local roundup: Stonington softball alone in the top spot in ECC Medium

The Stonington High School softball team took the lead with three runs in the top of the fifth inning and went on to beat Waterford 6-4 Monday in a matchup of previously undefeated teams in the Eastern Connecticut Conference Medium Division.

Playoff-bound Black Wolves fall in regular-season finale

The New England Black Wolves, playoff bound in the National Lacrosse League, still had one regular-season game remaining Sunday night against the Rochester Knighthawks, one day after the Wolves saw their division title hopes dashed in an untimely...

Local roundup: Leindecker leads Pointers to a split

East Lyme's C.J. Leindecker pitched a one-hitter in the nightcap as the Avery Point baseball team won 4-2 to pick up a doubleheader split against Northern Essex Community College on Sunday.

PROFESSIONAL

Atletico Madrid reaches Champions League final on away goals

Antoine Griezmann scored to send Atletico Madrid to the Champions League final for the second time in three years despite a 2-1 defeat at Bayern Munich on Tuesday.

Rousseff lights Olympic flame as protesters hit the streets

Brazil's embattled President Dilma Rousseff ignited the Olympic flame on Tuesday, as a nationwide torch relay got underway with protests highlighting the country's deep political and economic crisis.

ON THE AIR

Baseball

7 p.m., YES, WFAN (660-AM), WXLM (980-AM) — MLB: New York Yankees at Baltimore Orioles. 

7 p.m., SNY, WOR (710-AM) — MLB: Atlanta Braves at New York Mets.

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

8 p.m., NESN, WTIC (1080-AM), WEEI (103.7-FM) — MLB: Boston Red Sox at Chicago White Sox.

Basketball

8 p.m., TNT — NBA playoffs: Miami Heat at Toronto Raptors.

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

Hockey

7 p.m., NBCSN, WCBS (880-AM) — NHL playoffs: Tampa Bay Lightning at New York Islanders.

9 p.m., USA — NHL playoffs: San Jose Sharks at Nashville Predators.

9:30 p.m., NBCSN — NHL playoffs: Dallas Stars at St. Louis Blues.

Soccer

2:30 p.m., FS1 — UEFA Champions League: Club Atletico at Bayern Munich.