Autistic child thrives thanks to compassion of NL's finest youth football coaches

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No. 10 Gonzaga holds off No. 18 UConn in Bahamas

No. 10 Gonzaga loses big lead, holds on to down No. 18 Connecticut 73-70 in Bahamas

UConn football team's appetite not yet satisfied

This is a brand new world for this UConn football team. The Huskies enter Saturday's regular-season finale at No. 25 Temple as a bowl-eligible team. The program last qualified for postseason in 2010. The Owls can clinch a spot in the...


Ward leads No. 21 Houston past No. 16 Navy and into first AAC final

Ward throws for 3 scores in 52-31 as No. 21 Houston beats No. 16 Navy to clinch AAC West

Pressure cooker: SEC coaches face unyielding pressure to win

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It's official: Bacon to visit Ledyard in Class M football playoffs

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East Lyme rallies past Waterford

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Heat make quick work of Knicks 97-78

Gerald Green scores season-best 25 points as Heat rout Knicks 97-78

Bruins rally late to beat Rangers 4-3

Krejci has tiebreaking goal late in third, Bruins extend win streak to 5, beat Rangers 4-3


Auto Racing

8 a.m., NBCSN — Formula One Abu Dhabi Grand Prix practice from United Arab Emirates.


12:30 p.m., ESPN, WTIC (1080-AM) — NCAA men: UConn vs. Gonzaga in Battle 4 Atlantis third-place game from Paradise Island, Bahamas.

12:30 p.m., ESPNU — NCAA men: Arkansas vs. Stanford in NIT Tip-Off third-place game from New York.

2:30 p.m., ESPNU — NCAA men: Xavier vs. Southern California in Advocare Invitational semifinal from Orlando, Fla.

3 p.m., ESPN — NCAA men: Syracuse vs. Texas A&M in Battle 4 Atlantis final from Paradise Island, Bahamas.

3 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA men: Georgia Tech vs. Villanova in NIT Tip-Off final from New York.

5 p.m., ESPN — NCAA men: Kentucky vs. South Florida in Miami Invitational.

5:30 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA men: Michigan State vs. Boise State in Wooden Legacy semifinal from Fullerton, Calif.

7 p.m., CBSSN — NCAA men: Iowa State vs. Virginia Tech in Emerald Coast Classic from Niceville, Fla.

7:30 p.m., CSN — NBA: Washington Wizards at Boston Celtics.

7:30 p.m., NBA TV — NBA: Miami Heat at New York Knicks.

7:30 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA men: Ohio State vs. Memphis in Miami Invitational.

8 p.m., FS1 — NCAA men: Richmond vs. California in Las Vegas Invitational third-place game.

9:30 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA men: Dayton vs. Monmouth in Advocare Invitational semifinal from Orlando, Fla.

9:30 p.m., CBSSN — NCAA men: Illinois vs. Alabama-Birmingham in Emerald Coast Classic from Niceville, Fla.

10:30 p.m., NBA TV — NBA: New Orleans Pelicans at Los Angeles Clippers.

10:30 p.m., FS1 — NCAA men: West Virginia vs. San Diego State in Las Vegas Invitational final.

11:30 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA men: Providence vs. Arizona in Wooden Legacy semifinal from Fullerton, Calif.


Noon, Ch. 8 — NCAA: Navy at Houston.

Noon, ESPN2 — NCAA: Miami at Pittsburgh.

Noon, FS1 — NCAA: Marshall at Western Kentucky.

Noon, CBSSN — NCAA: Western Michigan at Toledo.

2:30 p.m., Ch. 3 — NCAA: Missouri at Arkansas.

3:30 p.m., Ch. 8 — NCAA: Iowa at Nebraska.

3:30 p.m., Ch. 61 — NCAA: Washington State at Washington.

3:30 p.m., CBSSN — NCAA: Boise State at San Jose State.

4 p.m., FS1 — NCAA: Oregon State at Oregon.

4:30 p.m., ESPNU — NCAA: Massachusetts at Buffalo.

7:30 p.m., ESPN — NCAA: Baylor at Texas Christian.

8 p.m., ESPNU — NCAA: Tulsa at Tulane.


7:30 a.m., Golf Channel — European PGA: Alfred Dunhill Championship from Mpumalanga, South Africa.

8 p.m., Golf Channel — Australasia PGA: Australian Open from Sydney.


11 a.m., NESN — NCAA men: Brown vs. Colgate in Friendship Four from Belfast, Northern Ireland.

1 p.m., Chs. 10, 30 — NHL: New York Rangers at Boston Bruins.

2:15 p.m., NESN — NCAA men: Northeastern vs. Massachusetts-Lowell in Friendship Four from Belfast, Northern Ireland.

5 p.m., NBCSN — NHL: Chicago Blackhawks at Anaheim Ducks.

7:05 p.m., WFAN (660-AM) — NHL: Montreal Canadiens at New Jersey Devils.