COLUMNS

Dr. I lives in fear of a Patriots-Cowboys Super Bowl

Idle Thoughts, while waiting for pitchers and catchers, infielders and outfielders ... you get the...

UCONN

Future Husky plays vital role for powerhouse Brewster Academy

Makai Ashton-Langford quietly and efficiently went about his business on the basketball court on Sunday at the 16th annual Spalding Hoophall Classic.

Georgetown rallies past old Big East rival UConn 72-69

L.J. Peak scored 16 of his 21 points in the second half and Georgetown overcame a 14-point deficit for a 72-69 win over former Big East rival Connecticut on Saturday afternoon

COLLEGES

Top 25 basketball roundup

Kyle Washington had 16 points and 11 rebounds, and No. 22 Cincinnati beat East Carolina 55-46 on Sunday for its eighth straight win

Kansas set up for No. 1 following Baylor's first loss

Top 25 Rewind: No. 2 Kansas positioned to move to No. 1 after pair of wins and Baylor's loss

HIGH SCHOOL

H.S. roundup: Montville's Morth wins Outstanding Wrestler award at Yates Invite

Lebanon — Montville had three champions and finished second at the Casey Yates Invitational wrestling tournament on Saturday. Joel Morth won at 132 and was named the most outstanding wrestler at the event. Montville, which...

Kayley Ericson has a long family history of NFA girls' basketball

NFA junior Kayley Ericson has a cheering section of former Wildcats. Her grandfather is former NFA girls' coach Paul Giardi and her mom, Kate Giardi Ericson, was a three-sport NFA star.

LOCAL ROUNDUP

Local roundup: New London the new No. 1 in girls' basketball state poll

New London leapfrogged Hartford Capital this week and is the new No. 1 in the GameTimeCT/New Haven Register Top 10 girls' basketball poll.

LOCAL CALENDAR

BASEBALL/SOFTBALLMitchell College baseball clinics — Jan. 22, 28, 29 and Feb. 5 at Yarnall Center at Mitchell. Hitting and pitching clinics run by coach Travis Beausoleil and his staff. Ages 12-15 from 8:30-10 a.m., ages 16-18 from...

Black Wolves fall to 0-2 with Saturday night OT loss

Pat Saunders scored with 40 seconds remaining to force overtime but it was not enough as the New England Black Wolves fell to the Colorado Mammoth 11-10 at the Pepsi Center in Denver.

PROFESSIONAL

Venus advances, Halep out on Australian Open's first day

Shelby Rogers caused the first upset of the Australian Open on Monday, beating fourth-seeded Simona Halep 6-3, 6-1 in the opening match on the center court

DeMar DeRozan scores 23 points, Raptors rout Knicks 116-101

DeMar DeRozan had 23 points, Norman Powell added 21 and the Toronto Raptors used a dominant third quarter to beat the New York Knicks 116-101 on Sunday

ON THE AIR

Basketball

Noon, FS1 — NCAA men: Marquette at Butler.

1 p.m., MSG, NBA TV — NBA: Atlanta Hawks at New York Knicks.

2 p.m., FS1 — NCAA men: Creighton at Xavier.

3 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA men: Texas-Arlington at South Alabama.

4:30 p.m., FS1 — NCAA men: DePaul at St. John's.

5 p.m., NBA TV — NBA: Orlando Magic at Denver Nuggets.

6:30 p.m., FS1 — NCAA men: Seton Hall at Villanova.

7 p.m., CBSSN — NCAA men: Boston University at Loyola (Md.).

7 p.m., ESPN — NCAA men: Syracuse at North Carolina.

7 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA women: Notre Dame at Tennessee.

7 p.m., ESPNU — NCAA men: North Carolina Central at Hampton.

7:30 p.m., CSN — NBA: Charlotte Hornets at Boston Celtics.

8 p.m., TNT — NBA: Cleveland Cavaliers at Golden State Warriors.

9 p.m., ESPN — NCAA men: Kansas at Iowa State.

9 p.m., ESPNU — NCAA men: Jackson State at Texas Southern.

9 p.m., FS1 — NCAA men: Providence at Georgetown.

10:30 p.m., TNT — NBA: Oklahoma City Thunder at Los Angeles Clippers.

Hockey

1 p.m., NESN, WFAN (660-AM) — NHL: New York Islanders at Boston Bruins.

7 p.m., NBCSN — NHL: Washington Capitals at Pittsburgh Penguins.

Tennis

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

3 a.m. (Tuesday), ESPN2 — Australian Open from Melbourne.