COLUMNS

For rugby romantics like Benway, the game always hurts so good

Baseball, football and hockey players wear buffers frm scalp to shin. But the rugby guy? Maybe...

UCONN

Jackson latest UConn player to leave men's basketball program

UConn freshman Vance Jackson announced Tuesday on Twitter that he plans to transfer, making him the second Husky to go that route. Sophomore Steven Enoch, a reserve center, made his decision last week.

UConn rides another hot start and routs Oregon 90-52 in Bridgeport final

Top-seeded UConn turned away No. 10 Oregon 90-52 in the NCAA women's basketball tournament's Bridgeport Regional championship before a sold-out crowd of 8,978 fans at Webster Bank Arena, thwarting the magical Ducks' bid for a fourth straight upset.

COLLEGES

Local college notes

Coast Guard Academy athletes captured four New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference weekly honors.

Last-shot practice pays with Final Four for North Carolina

Roy Williams still has not watched the tape of the 2016 national championship game and likely never will

LOCAL ROUNDUP

Local roundup: Prettitore leads Mitchell to a sweep

Francis Prettitore was 6-for-8 and drove in nine runs as Mitchell College swept Albertus Magnus in a nonleague baseball doubleheader on Sunday, winning both games 18-2.

PROFESSIONAL

NFL owners approve Raiders' move from Oakland to Las Vegas

NFL owners have approved the Oakland Raiders' move to Las Vegas

Knicks hand Pistons fourth straight loss, 109-95

Derrick Rose scored 27 points, Kristaps Porzingis had 25 and the New York Knicks handed the Detroit Pistons another damaging defeat with a 109-95 victory

ON THE AIR

Baseball

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

4 p.m., MLB Network — Exhibition: San Francisco Giants at Chicago Cubs from Mesa, Ariz.

6 p.m., NESN Plus — Exhibition: Boston Red Sox at Pittsburgh Pirates from Bradenton, Fla.

Basketball

7 p.m., ESPN — NIT men: Georgia Tech vs. Cal State Bakersfield in semifinal from New York.

7:30 p.m., YES, WFAN (660-AM) — NBA: Philadelphia 76ers at Brooklyn Nets.

8 p.m., NBA TV — NBA: Golden State Warriors at Houston Rockets.

9:30 p.m., ESPN — NIT men: Texas Christian vs. Central Florida in semifinal from New York.

10:30 p.m., NBA TV — NBA: Washington Wizards at Los Angeles Lakers.

Boxing

9 p.m., FS1 — Leduan Barthelemy vs. Reynaldo Blanco in a junior lightweight bout and Marcos Hernandez vs. Kyrone Davis in a junior middleweight bout from Nice, Calif.

Hockey

7 p.m., NESN — NHL: Nashville Predators at Boston Bruins.

10:30 p.m., MSG — NHL: New York Rangers at San Jose Sharks.

Soccer

2:55 p.m., ESPN2 — Men's exhibition: Spain at France from Saint-Denis.

Tennis

11 a.m., Tennis Channel — Miami Open from Key Biscayne, Fla.

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