Dr. I's latest irritations: Red Sox, Mets, disheveled coaches (for starters)

Idle Thoughts, while waiting for shorter graduation speeches, Ortiz to retire and the Supreme...



UConn wins AAC baseball tourney and earns automatic NCAA bid

UConn, playing its best baseball of the season, captured the American Athletic Conference tournament championship on Sunday with a 7-2 victory over Houston in Clearwater, Fla.

UConn notes: Brimah to return; women add Kentucky transfer Camara

Storrs — Center Amida Brimah and guard Rodney Purvis have removed their names from the list of underclassmen eligible for the 2016 NBA Draft and will return to UConn for their senior season in 2016-17. Neither Brimah nor Purvis, who...


Local college roundup: UConn advances to AAC baseball title game

Wills Montgomerie pitched seven strong innings as UConn beat Memphis 5-0 Saturday to advance to the American Athletic Conference baseball tournament title game.

Uncertainty leaves Baylor in danger of return to bad ol' days

Enveloped by uncertainty, Baylor football is facing the possibility of a lost season, NCAA sanctions and the program slipping back toward the losing ways that predated Art Briles' tenure as coach



Rossi pulls off stunning upset in 100th Indy 500

Alexander Rossi outlasted his faster rivals _ and his fuel tank _ for a stunning victory Sunday in the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500

Familia falters in ninth again, Mets lose 4-2 to Dodgers

No sooner had the New York Mets climbed out of a hole against Clayton Kershaw than Jeurys Familia put them right back in a bind



1 p.m., SNY, ESPN, WOR (710-AM) — MLB: Chicago White Sox at New York Mets.

1:30 p.m., NESN, WTIC (1080-AM), WEEI (103.7-FM) — MLB: Boston Red Sox at Baltimore Orioles.

4 p.m., ESPN — MLB: Minnesota Twins at Oakland Athletics.

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


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


7 p.m., Golf Channel — NCAA men: Division I individual finals from Eugene, Ore.


8 p.m., Chs. 10, 30 — NHL playoffs: San Jose Sharks at Pittdsburgh Penguins in Game 1 of Stanley Cup finals.


1 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA men: North Carolina vs. Maryland in Division I tournament final from Philadelphia.


11 a.m., Chs. 10, 30 — French Open from Paris.


Loyd powers decisive third quarter run, Storm beat Sun 93-81

Jewell Loyd scored 11 of her 26 points during a decisive third-quarter run and hit a critical 3-pointer late in the fourth to help the Seattle Storm beat the Connecticut Sun 93-81 on Saturday night

Sun, with little time to rest, head west for Seattle

The Connecticut Sun and Seattle Storm are so similar that they could be twins. They're proud franchises that are used to winning, but have decayed over the past few seasons.