Overhauling Hartford's XL Center an intriguing 'dollars or sense' debate

It is not about whether we pay. It is what we'll pay for. We'll either issue a statewide blessing...



UConn men land Seton Hall transfer Gibbs

UConn picked up its second commitment this spring from a graduate transfer when Sterling Gibbs, a recent graduate of Seton Hall, announced Saturday via Twitter that he would play his final season of eligibility with the Huskies.

NCAA hopes to make women's college game more like pros

NCAA rules committee looks to make women's college hoops more like pros


It's the week of a lifetime for Coast Guard's Gollin

Coast Guard's Beth Gollin will cap her outstanding career by participating in her third straight NCAA Division III Outdoor Track and Field Championship. She begins competition today in the 3,000-meter steeplechase at St. Lawrence University.

College roundup: UConn men receive list of AAC opponents; Hancock named third-team All-American

The American Athletic Conference released its men's basketball schedule on Wednesday.


Friday's Schedule

Friday's local college and high school games.

Local colleges: Ex-Fitch great Hill helps UConn stay alive in AAC baseball tourney

Aaron Hill of Groton scored the game-winning run in the bottom of the 11th inning as UConn remained alive in the American Athletic Conference baseball tournament with a 4-3 win over No. 7 Central Florida on Thursday.

Thursday's Schedule

Thursday's local college and high school schedule.


Warriors hold off Harden, Rockets 99-98 to take 2-0 lead

Curry, Warriors hold off Harden, Rockets 99-98 to take 2-0 lead in Western Conference finals

Red Sox fall to the Rangers

Wandy Rodriguez sharp into 7th, Mitch Moreland homers in Texas' 3-1 win over Boston


Auto Racing

11 a.m., NBCSN — IndyCar Indianapolis 500 Carb Day.


11 a.m., YES — NCAA: Virginia vs. Notre Dame in Atlantic Coast Conference tournament from Durham, N.C.

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

7 p.m., YES, WFAN (660-AM) — MLB: Texas Rangers at New York Yankees.

7 p.m., SNY, WOR (710-AM) MLB: New York Mets at Pittsburgh Pirates.


8:30 p.m., TNT NBA playoffs: Cleveland Cavaliers at Atlanta Hawks.


10 p.m., ESPN2 — John Thompson vs. Brandon Adams in a junior middleweight bout from Corona, Calif.


5 a.m., Golf Channel — European PGA: BMW PGA Championship from Surrey, England.

1 p.m., Golf Channel — Senior PGA Championship from French Lick, Ind.

4 p.m., Golf Channel — PGA: Crowne Plaza Invitational from Fort Worth, Texas.


8 p.m., NBCSN — NHL playoffs: New York Rangers at Tampa Bay Lightning.


7:30 p.m., CPTV Sports — High school boys: East Lyme at Hand. (taped today)


7 p.m., ESPN — NCAA: Florida State at Tennessee in Division I tournament super regional (if necessary)

7 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA: Oklahoma at Alabama in Division I tournament super regional.

9 p.m., ESPN — NCAA: Georgia at Michigan in Division I tournament super regional. (if necesaary)


Hightower will start the season on the sideline for the injury-prone Connecticut Sun

The Connecticut Sun begin this year without their three best players and a reserve due to injury, coming off one of the worst years in franchise history (13-21) and their second straight losing season.

Sun trade Jones' rights to Lynx

The Connecticut Sun traded exclusive negotiating rights to forward Asjha Jones to the Minnesota Lynx on Wednesday in exchange for a second round pick in the 2016 WNBA Draft.