COLUMNS

St. Bernard caught in spin cycle of ECC's latest dysfunctional mandate

St. Bernard's Mike Nystrom coached a basketball game Wednesday night, likely unaware of the sham...

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UCONN

UConn looks to cap off unexpected undefeated regular season

UConn Hall of Fame women's basketball coach Geno Auriemma knew his team would play its first and last game of the regular season in the state of Florida, but other than that, he wasn't quite sure what to expect in his 32nd season at the helm.

Samuelson regains shooting touch as UConn extends streak to 103

Katie Lou Samuelson broke out of a shooting slump on Saturday, scoring 29 points to lead top-ranked UConn to a 91-48 win over Memphis, which extended the Huskies record winning streak to 103 games

COLLEGES

NCAA top 25 men's basketball roundup

B.J. Taylor scored 27 points and 7-foot-6 Tacko Fall had seven points and four blocked shots to help UCF pull off a 53-49 upset over No. 15 Cincinnati on Sunday.

NCAA top 25 women's basketball roundup

Brianna Turner scored 24 points to lead No. 5 Notre Dame to its fourth straight ACC regular season title with a 79-61 win over No. 8 Florida State on Sunday.

LOCAL ROUNDUP

Sliding Black Wolves fall to Mammoth, 14-9

The end result was a 14-9 home loss to the Colorado Mammoth, which as New England Black Wolves coach Glenn Clark would later say leaves his team “hovering on the outside looking in.”

Local roundup: Mitchell rolls to victory in baseball

The Mitchell College baseball team finished up play at the Armstrong Invitational with a 19-4 win over Elmira College on Sunday.

Local colleges: Conn women advance to NESCAC hockey semis

Samantha Estes scored three goals as second-seeded Connecticut College rolled to a 5-3 victory over No. 7 Williams College in the quarterfinals of the New England Small College Athletic Conference women's hockey tournament on Saturday at Dayton...

PROFESSIONAL

Kurt Busch steals a monster of a win in Daytona 500

Kurt Busch had a monster start to the season with a last-lap pass to win the crash-filled Daytona 500.

Late 5-point possession lifts Celtics over Pistons 104-98

Jaylen Brown sank a 3-pointer while being fouled with 37.6 seconds remaining, and the Boston Celtics ended up with five points on that possession, taking the lead for good in a 104-98 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Sunday night.

ON THE AIR

Baseball

1 p.m., MLB Network — Exhibition: New York Yankees at Baltimore Orioles from Sarasota, Fla.

1 p.m., SNY — Exhibition: Houston Astros at New York Mets from Port St. Lucie, Fla.  

Basketball

7 p.m., ESPN — NCAA men: North Carolina at Virginia.

7 p.m., ESPN2, WTIC (1080-AM) — NCAA women: UConn at South Florida.

7 p.m., ESPNU — NCAA men: West Virginia at Baylor.

7 p.m., TNT — NBA: Milwaukee Bucks at Cleveland Cavaliers.

7 p.m., MSG — NBA: Toronto Raptors at New York Knicks.

7:30 p.m., CSN — NBA: Atlanta Hawks at Boston Celtics.

8 p.m., FS1 — NCAA women: Baylor at Oklahoma.

9 p.m., ESPN — NCAA men: Oklahoma at Kansas.

9 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA men: Miami at Virginia Tech.

9 p.m., ESPNU — NCAA men: Norfolk State at Hampton.

9:30 p.m., TNT — NBA: Indiana Pacers at Houston Rockets.

Hockey

7:05 p.m., WFAN (660-AM) — NHL: Montreal Canadiens at New Jersey Devils.

8 p.m., NBCSN — NHL: Los Angeles Kings at Minnesota Wild.

Soccer

3 p.m., NBCSN — Premier League: Liverpool at Leicester City.

Tennis

5 a.m., Tennis Channel — ATP: Dubai Championships from United Arab Emirates.

5 p.m., Tennis Channel — ATP: Albierto Mexicano Tercel from Acapulco, Mexico.

CT SUN

Sun acquire post Kizer from Fever in three-team trade

The Connecticut Sun acquired 6-foot-4 post Lynetta Kizer and the eighth overall pick in April's WNBA Draft from the Indiana Fever on Tuesday as part of a three-way trade in which the Sun sent forward Camille Little to the Phoenix Mercury.

Faris among three players signed to training camp contracts by Connecticut Sun

The Connecticut Sun announced Tuesday that they had signed Kelly Faris, Kayla Pedersen and Jennifer Hamson to training camp contracts.