Huskies bring out past, present, future stars

Storrs - UConn celebrated a bit more than usual during its annual First Night event Friday, which traditionally marks the start of the new college basketball season. The school dedicated a new $40 million basketball practice...

UConn basketball: A day ... and night ... to celebrate

Storrs - UConn threw one heck of a college basketball season kickoff party on Friday.

COLUMNS

In Wally's world, it's about more than his 301 wins at East Lyme

Timeís passage often begets lore and legend, taller tales romanticized for effect. Wally...

UCONN

Vann tackling a leadership role for UConn football

In his first full season as a starter, linebacker Marquise Vannís role on the UConn football team is expanding, as he ranks fifth in the American Athletic Conference in tackles and first on the team with 56 for an average of 9.3 per game.

Huskies return to work

UConn opened practice Wednesday with a lot of new faces, but the same old goal of winning a national title. The two-time defending womenís champions, who lost center Stefanie Dolson and guard Bria Hartley to graduation, have reloaded with the...

COLLEGES

Local college notes

Tracking the Bears • The Coast Guard Academy women's soccer team is in good position to secure its second straight New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference tournament berth. The Bears returned to postseason play last season...

Local college roundup: UConn women's soccer tops No. 18 Central Florida

Senior Julie Hubbard blasted a 25-yard goal in the 66th minute to lead the UConn women’s soccer team to a 1-0 upset over No. 18 University of Central Florida on Sunday afternoon on senior day at Joseph J. Morrone Stadium.

LOCAL ROUNDUP

Tuesday's schedule

SOCCERCollege menEastern Connecticut at Coast Guard, 6 p.m.

PROFESSIONAL

Giants head into bye on two-game skid

East Rutherford, N.J. - Defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul has a message for anyone ready to give up on the New York Giants as they head into a bye week off disappointing losses to the Philadelphia Eagles and the Dallas Cowboys. It's...

World Series begins tonight in Kansas City

Going into Game 1 on Tuesday night at Kauffman Stadium, both the Kansas City Royals and San Francisco Giants will deal with a familiar issue this deep in the postseason: Does an extended layoff translate into rest or rust?\n

ON THE AIR

Baseball

8 p.m., Ch. 61 - World Series: San Francisco Giants at Kansas City Royals in Game 1.

Basketball

8 p.m., TNT - NBA preseason: Houston Rockets at Miami Heat.

10:30 p.m., TNT - NBA preseason: Los Angeles Clippers at Golden State Warriors.

Football

8 p.m., ESPN2 - NCAA: Arkansas State at Louisiana-Lafayette.

Hockey

7 p.m., NESN - NHL: San Jose Sharks at Boston Bruins.

7:05 p.m., WFAN (660-AM) - NHL: New York Rangers at New Jersey Devils.

8:30 p.m., NBCSN - NHL: Philadelphia Flyers at Chicago Blackhawks

Soccer

Noon, FS1 - UEFA Champions League: Manchester City at CSKA Moskva.

2:30 p.m., FS1 - UEFA Champions League: Ajax at Barcelona.

7:30 p.m., FS1 - Women: Mexico vs. Jamaica in World Cup qualifier from Washington, D.C.

Tennis

7:30 a.m., Tennis Channel - WTA Championship from Singapore.

11:30 a.m., Tennis Channel - ATP: Swiss Indoors from Basel, Switzerland.

1:30 a.m. (Wednesday), Tennis Channel - WTA Championship from Singapore.