Long Beach's Cegles named deputy AD at UConn

Vic Cegles, director of athletics at Long Beach State since 2006, has accepted the position of deputy athletic director at UConn, the school announced on Friday.

Diaco fires up UConn's New York City base with promise of progress

Bob Diaco was doing his best to get the crowded bar on the East Side of Manhattan fired up about Connecticut football, running down all the reasons to be hopeful about the Huskies taking another step forward

UConn men's basketball adds New York guard Vital to 2016-17 recruiting class

UConn has added a guard from New York City to its highly touted 2016-17 recruiting class.

UConn women to play Texas in Jimmy V Classic at Mohegan Sun

UConn will play Texas in the 2016 Jimmy V Women's Classic on Sunday, Dec. 4, at Mohegan Sun Arena, the schools announced on Tuesday.

Diaco agrees to two-year contract extension at UConn

UConn says football coach Bob Diaco has agreed to a two-year contract extension designed to keep him in Storrs through the 2020 football season

COLUMNS

Taber's ultimate makeover has come from sacrifice ... and hard work

Caroline Taber has gone through a makeover that's resulted in more stamina, strikeouts and strength...

UCONN

Purvis plans to return to UConn

Rodney Purvis, the team's leading scorer last season, will return to UConn for his final year of eligibility.

UConn women will make 11th trip to White House next week

The national champion University of Connecticut women's basketball team has been invited back to the White House

COLLEGES

Mitchell eliminated in NCAA tournament

The Mariners suffered 3-2 loss in 12 innings to Salem State in a losers' bracket game at Eastern Baseball Stadium.

Shaky start dooms Mitchell College baseball in NCAA opener

A shaky first inning staggered Mitchell College in its NCAA Division III New England Regional opener on Wednesday.

HIGH SCHOOL

H.S. tennis: New London girls earn state tourney bid

Brynn Doughty won at No. 1 singles and Sandrine Etienne at No. 3 singles as the New London girls’ tennis team edged Norwich Free Academy on Monday, 4-3, to qualify for the CIAC Class S tournament for the second straight season.

Stonington boys, East Lyme girls win state rowing titles

Three boats from two local schools captured state championships during the 17th Connecticut Public School Rowing Championships on Sunday at Lake Waramaug.

LOCAL ROUNDUP

PC coach receives positive feedback about Dunn's draft status

Kris Dunn is a popular topic of conversation in basketball circles with each passing day leading up to the NBA Draft.

Local roundup: Fitch softball team finishes third straight 20-0 regular season

Caroline Taber pitched a two-hitter with 17 strikeouts and hit two doubles and scored twice as the top-ranked Fitch softball team beat East Granby on Monday, 7-0, to finish the regular season unbeaten for the third year in a row.

Local roundup: Wheeler softball finishes unbeaten in ECC Small Division again

The Wheeler softball completed play in the Eastern Connecticut Conference Small Division unbeaten for the third straight year, beating Tourtellotte 8-2 on Sunday.

PROFESSIONAL

Lowry, DeRozan lead Raptors to 105-99 win over Cavaliers

Kyle Lowry scored 35 points, including a driving layup in the final minute, and DeMar DeRozan had 32 as the Toronto Raptors evened the Eastern Conference Finals 2-all by beating the Cleveland Cavaliers 105-99 on Monday night

Draymond, Westbrook swap barbs over fouls, kicks

Draymond Green says his kick to the groin of Thunder center Steven Adams is just part of the acting that goes on in the NBA

ON THE AIR

Baseball

11 a.m., YES — NCAA: Wake Forest vs. Duke in Atlantic Coast Conference tournament from Durham, N.C.

Noon, MLB Network — MLB: Tampa Bay Rays at Miami Marlins.

7 p.m., YES, WFAN (660-AM), WXLM (980-AM) — MLB: Toronto Blue Jays at New York Yankees.

7 p.m., NESN, WTIC (1080-AM), WEEI (103.7-FM) — MLB: Colorado Rockies at Boston Red Sox. 

7 p.m., SNY, WOR (710-AM) — MLB: New York Mets at Washington Nationals.

7 p.m., ESPN — MLB: Chicago Cubs at St. Louis Cardinals.

10 p.m., ESPN — MLB: San Diego Padres at San Francisco Giants.

Basketball

11 a.m., NBA TV — WNBA: Atlanta Dream at New York Liberty.

7 p.m., ESPN2 — WNBA: Los Angeles Sparks at Chicago Sky.

9 p.m., TNT — NBA playoffs: Golden State Warriors at Oklahoma City Thunder.

Golf

1:30 p.m., Golf Channel — NCAA women: Division I team championship quarterfinals from Eugene, Ore.

3 p.m., FS1 — USGA U.S. Amateur Four-Ball from Mamaroneck, N.Y.

6:30 p.m., Golf Channel — NCAA women: Division I team championship semifinals from Eugene, Ore.

Hockey

8 p.m., NBCSN — NHL playoffs: Pittsburgh Penguins at Tampa Bay Lightning.