COLUMNS

We've all been having a ball around here, thanks to Etess

It would be an otherwise inconspicuous concrete wall, except for what’s written on it:...

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UCONN

Diarra is UConn men's first commit for 2016

Mamadou Diarra always considered UConn his dream school.

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.

COLLEGES

Avery Point pulls out 3-2 win in World Series opener

After spending two days working out indoors and watching torrential rain fall from his hotel window, Roger Bidwell was thrilled UConn-Avery Point was finally able to make its debut in the NJCAA Division II World Series on Monday. He was even more...

Avery Point wins World Series opener 3-2

Nick Perrelli broke a 2-2 tie with an RBI double in the eighth inning as UConn-Avery Point won its opener in the NJCAA Division II World Series with a 3-2 victory over Madison (Wisc.) on Monday at Allen Memorial Ballpark.

LOCAL ROUNDUP

Tuesday's schedule

Tuesday's local high school and college schedule

Denver wins first NCAA men's lacrosse title

Denver beats Maryland 10-5, wins 1st NCAA men's lacrosse championship

Coast Guard women lead group after Day 1 of sailing nationals

Coast Guard Academy's sailing team is in a great shape heading into the second day of the Sperry Women's National Championship regatta in Newport.

PROFESSIONAL

Past Triple Crown winners ready to welcome a new one

Steve Cauthen: 'Long past time' for new horse to join exclusive club of Triple Crown winners

American Sock ousts Dimitrov on 'favorite surface' in Paris

Sock it to 'em: Americans Jack Sock, John Isner win 1st-round matches on French Open red clay

ON THE AIR

Baseball

7 p.m., MyTV9, WFAN (660-AM) — MLB: Kansas City Royals at New York Yankees.

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

7 p.m., ESPN — MLB: Washington Nationals at Chicago Cubs.

8 p.m., NESN, WTIC (1080-AM), WEEI (103.7-FM) — MLB: Boston Red Sox at Minnesota Twins.

10 p.m., ESPN — MLB: Atlanta Braves at Los Angeles Dodgers.

Basketball

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

Golf

10:30 a.m., Golf Channel — NCAA women: Division I Championship match play quarterfinals from Bradenton, Fla.

3:30 p.m., Golf Channel — NCAA women: Division I Championship match play semifinals from Bradenton, Fla.

Hockey

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

Tennis

5 a.m., ESPN2 — French Open from Paris.

10 a.m., Tennis Channel — French Open from Paris.

CT SUN

Connecticut Sun play preseason home games Wednesday and Thursday

The Connecticut Sun ask fans to bring non-perishable food items to their two home preseason games today and Thursday as well as their season-opener on June 5.

Sun beat Fever 76-68 in WNBA preseason opener

A pair of ex-Duke stars provided a lift as the Connecticut Sun opened their WNBA preseason with a 76-68 victory over the Indiana Fever on Saturday night.