A scare, but only briefly as No. 1 UConn routs Rutgers 91-55


Geno Auriemma often gets quizzical looks when he refers to this empire he’s created as “fragile.” But, you know, he didn’t get to be Geno just by wearing snazzy suits.

UConn-Rutgers: Two old friends reunite

Geno Auriemma, the rare coach who can be contemplative in the wake of a 50-point win, was awash in some of the old days late Saturday night, in anticipation of tonight’s renewal with Rutgers.

UConn's first step is an easy one

It was the decision of ESPN and the NCAA to showcase the No. 1 UConn women in the featured, 9 p.m. time slot Saturday night. The Huskies (33-1) provided the drama they usually do – none – and began their journey for title No. 10 with an...

UConn rolls to victory in NCAA tournament opener

Storrs – It was the decision of ESPN and the NCAA to showcase the No. 1 UConn women in the featured, 9 p.m. time slot Saturday night.

Like it or not, UConn women are the face of the game

Geno Auriemma and the UConn Huskies have turned women’s college basketball into their own showcase.

COLUMNS

Dayton looks a lot like a team we've seen before

It was 1991. Gampel Pavilion was still pristine. Rebecca Lobo was in high school. Stump Merrill was...

Reaction to NCAA's late game times: Zzzz

And at the intersection of incompetence and gluttony, may we present the National Collegiate...

UCONN

UConn's Jones makes a fast impression

A crowd of NFL team representatives stared down the turf toward the starting line as Byron Jones waited for his turn in the 40-yard dash Tuesday.

UConn's Stewart a unanimous AP All-American

Stewart, Loyd, Mitchell, Zahui B. and Davis headline women's AP All-America team

COLLEGES

NCAA basketball roundup

McClellan scores 16 points, short-handed Miami rallies to beat Temple 60-57 in NIT semis

Kentucky's platoon system gives way to traditional rotation

Different scheme, same result: Kentucky's platoon system gives way to traditional rotation

HIGH SCHOOL

Four locals named first team all-state in boys' basketball

New London's Collin Sawyer, who led the Whalers to an unbeaten regular season and the Eastern Connecticut Conference tournament championship, was one of four local players to receive first-team all-state honors by the Connecticut High School Coaches...

Stonington Athletic Hall of Fame to add 10 members

The Stonington High School Athletic Hall of Fame will induct 10 new members on Saturday, April 25, at the high school.

LOCAL ROUNDUP

Local roundup: UConn's Penders records 400th career win as Huskies beat BC 8-7

UConn baseball coach Jim Penders recorded his 400th career victory when the Huskies rallied from a 6-1 deficit to beat Boston College 8-7 on Tuesday at the New England Baseball Complex.

Local college notes

Around the region • Ledyard High School graduate Sean Curtin helped the St. Michael’s College men’s lacrosse team rally from a seven-goal deficit to beat Southern New Hampshire,...

PROFESSIONAL

NBA roundup

Tuesday's NBA Capsules

AP study projects average MLB salary tops $4M

AP Newsbreak: AP study projects average MLB salary tops $4 million for first time this year

ON THE AIR

April 1, 2015
Baseball

1 p.m., NESN — Exhibition: Toronto Blue Jays at Boston Red Sox at from Fort Myers, Fla.

1 p.m., YES — Exhibition: Tampa Bay Rays at New York Yankees from Tampa, Fla.

1 p.m., SNY — Exhibition: St. Louis Cardinals at New York Mets from Port St.  Lucie, Fla.

4 p.m., MLB Network — Exhibition: Milwaukee Brewers at Chicago Cubs from Mesa, Ariz.

7 p.m., MLB Network — Exhibition: Pittsburgh Pirates at Baltimore Orioles from Sarasota, Fla.

Basketball

7:30 p.m., CSN — NBA: Indiana Pacers at Boston Celtics.

7:30 p.m., YES, WFAN (660-AM) — NBA: Brooklyn Nets at New York Knicks.

9 p.m., ESPN — High school boys: McDonald's All-American Game from Chicago.

Hockey

8 p.m., NBCSN — NHL: Philadelphia Flyers at Pittsburgh Penguins.

10:30 p.m., NBCSN — NHL: Colorado Avalanche at San Jose Sharks.

Tennis

1 p.m., ESPN2 — Miami Open from Key Biscayne, Fla.

7 p.m., ESPN2 — Miami Open from Key Biscayne, Fla.