All-ACC pick Stevens leaves Duke for UConn women

The UConn women's basketball program announced Saturday that Azurá Stevens, a 6-foot-6 sophomore center from Duke, has decided to transfer to the Huskies.

STM's Vital commits to UConn

St. Thomas More guard Christian Vital commits to play at UConn next season.

UConn athletics enjoys NCAA APR success

UConn's athletic department had four teams that posted a perfect 1000 multi-year Academic Progress Rate, while nine teams had perfect 1000 APR scores for the 2014-15 academic year.

Former Syracuse star Pearl Washington dies at 52

Dwayne "Pearl" Washington, who went from New York City playground wonder to Big East star for Jim Boeheim at Syracuse, has died

UConn coach Geno Auriemma released from the hospital

UConn women's basketball coach Geno Auriemma has been released from the hospital, where he was admitted Saturday with an undisclosed ailment

COLUMNS

Clark is always a teacher, no matter the environment

The man who has changed the narrative of this indoor lacrosse enterprise in Neon Uncasville is a...

UCONN

UConn coach Auriemma hospitalized with undisclosed illness

UConn women's basketball coach Geno Auriemma hospitalized with undisclosed illness

Hard work paves the way for RB Johnson's productive spring at UConn

Ron Johnson, a junior running back from Naples, Fla., has worked his way into potentially playing a more prominent role on the UConn football team next season.

COLLEGES

Mitchell wins third straight NECC baseball title

The Mitchell College baseball program could put out an instructional manual on how to win championships.

Iowa State's Bill Fennelly, sued by ex-star, defends self

Bill Fennelly is defending himself and his coaching style, two weeks after the long-time Iowa State women's basketball coach was sued by a former star player for race discrimination and retaliation.

HIGH SCHOOL

H.S. roundup: Wheeler's Houck hits four HRs, drives in 10

Raven Houck hits four home runs and drives in 10 runs to lead the Wheeler softball team to a 13-7 victory over Windham in the Eastern Connecticut Conference Small Division on Saturday.

Fitch's Robinson, now healthy, wins shot put at Ledyard Relays

Fitch's Brian Robinson, overcoming an injury he suffered last year, was certainly feeling better Friday afternoon, as he threw a personal-best 48 feet in the shot put to win the 36th Annual Ledyard Relays.

LOCAL ROUNDUP

Playoff-bound Black Wolves fall in regular-season finale

The New England Black Wolves, playoff bound in the National Lacrosse League, still had one regular-season game remaining Sunday night against the Rochester Knighthawks, one day after the Wolves saw their division title hopes dashed in an untimely...

Local roundup: Leindecker leads Pointers to a split

East Lyme's C.J. Leindecker pitched a one-hitter in the nightcap as the Avery Point baseball team won 4-2 to pick up a doubleheader split against Northern Essex Community College on Sunday.

LOCAL CALENDAR

BASEBALL/SOFTBALLNew London American Legion baseball — Looking for players for both the 17U and 19U programs. Interested players born on or after Jan 1, 1997 who reside in New London, Groton or Mystic are eligible. Program is also...

PROFESSIONAL

NBA playoffs roundup

Klay Thompson scored 37 points as Stephen Curry watched injured, and the Golden State Warriors again dominated without their MVP to beat the Portland Trail Blazers 118-106 Sunday in the opener of the Western Conference semifinals.

Stanley Cup playoffs roundup

Blues captain David Backes scored off a rebound during a power play 10:58 into overtime and St. Louis beat the Dallas Stars 4-3 in Game 2 on Sunday to get even in the second-round series.

ON THE AIR

Baseball

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

7 p.m., ESPN — MLB: Chicago Cubs at Pittsburgh Pirates.

Basketball

7 p.m., TNT — NBA playoffs: Atlanta Hawks at Cleveland Cavaliers.

9:30 p.m., TNT — NBA playoffs: Oklahoma City Thunder at San Antonio Spurs.

Golf

8 a.m., Golf Channel — PGA: Zurich Classic from Avondale, La.

Hockey

8 p.m., NBCSN — NHL playoffs: Washington Capitals at Pittsburgh Penguins.

Soccer

2 p.m., FS1 — Bundesliga: Stuttgart at Werder Bremen.

3 p.m., NBCSN — Premier League: Tottenham at Chelsea.