NBA roundup

Luol Deng had 23 points, James Ennis scored 10 of his 16 in the fourth quarter and the Miami Heat beat the Boston Celtics on Sunday night, 100-84, to end a five-game home losing streak.

NBA roundup

Eric Bledsoe had 25 points and 10 rebounds, Isaiah Thomas scored 22 points, and Phoenix Suns beat New York 99-90 on Saturday.

NBA roundup

Celtics coach Brad Stevens was curious how his team would play in its first game without Rajon Rondo. Boston did just fine. Moving the ball crisply one day after the NBA assists leader was traded to the Dallas Mavericks, the Celtics beat the...

COLUMNS

The best seat in the houses

It was happenstance. Complete happenstance. But because of it, I considered giving the Lou Gehrig...

They're missing the phone calls most of all

Paulla Solar, Stonington High School girls’ basketball coach, was in the midst of a...

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Celtics, with look toward future, trade Rondo to Mavericks

Boston - The Celtics traded point guard Rajon Rondo to Dallas on Thursday night, cutting ties with the last remnant of Boston's last NBA championship while giving Dirk Nowitzki and the Mavericks a chance at another title. The Celtics...

NBA roundup

Rajon Rondo had 13 points, 15 assists and seven rebounds to lead balanced scoring that carried the Boston Celtics to a 109-92 victory over the Orlando Magic on Wednesday night.

Olynyk's career night helps Celts roll

Philadelphia - Kelly Olynyk scored a career-high 30 points, leading the Boston Celtics to a 105-87 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Monday night. Avery Bradley had 15 points, and Brandon Bass and Jeff Green added 14 apiece for...

UCONN

Fun at the Sun

With the first part of their season finished, Geno Auriemma knows his UConn Huskies arenít as good yet as the teams that won the last two national championships. But they are getting better.

UConn will try to find its groove against defensive Columbia

During one painfully hard to watch offensive possession in Thursday's loss to Duke, a frustrated Kevin Ollie slammed his hand against his bench chair.

COLLEGES

Top 25 college basketball roundup

Mike Tobey scored 15 points in the first half and No. 6 Virginia held Harvard to one field goal before the break in a 76-27 romp on Sunday.

NCAA football roundup

Shayne Davern ran for a career-high 101 yards and two touchdowns and Air Force beat Western Michigan 38-24 in the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl on a soggy Saturday night in Boise.

LOCAL ROUNDUP

PROFESSIONAL

Pats rewarded with some time off

Tom Brady and the Patriots will be resting at home for the start of the playoffs.

NHL roundup

Loui Eriksson scored 2:14 into overtime, and the Boston Bruins rallied to beat the Buffalo Sabres 4-3 on Sunday night.

ON THE AIR

Basketball

2:30 p.m., ESPNU - NCAA men: Ohio University vs. George Washington in Diamond Head Classic from Honolulu.

5 p.m., ESPNU - NCAA men: DePaul vs. Colorado in Diamond Head Classic from Honolulu.

7 p.m., ESPN2 - NCAA men: Kansas at Temple.

7 p.m., ESPNU - NCAA men: Colgate at Syracuse.

7 p.m., FS1 - NCAA men: Tennessee-Martin at Butler.

7:30 p.m., SNY, WTIC (1080-AM) - NCAA men: Columbia at UConn from Bridgeport.

9 p.m., ESPN2 - NCAA men: Wisconsin at California.

9 p.m., ESPNU - NCAA men: Milwaukee at Arkansas.

9 p.m., FS1 - NCAA men: Providence vs. Miami from New York.

9 p.m., YES - NCAA men: North Dakota at Marquette.

11 p.m., ESPNU - NCAA men: Loyola Marymount vs. Wichita State in Diamond Head Classic from Honolulu.

1:30 a.m. (Tuesday), ESPNU - NCAA men: Nebraska vs. Hawaii in Diamond Head Classic from Honolulu.

Football

2 p.m., ESPN - NCAA: Brigham Young vs. Memphis in Miami Beach Bowl.

8:30 p.m., ESPN, WFAN (660-AM) - NFL: Denver Broncos at Cincinnati Bengals.

Soccer

2:55 p.m., NBCSN - Premier League: Chelsea at Stoke City.

CT SUN

Sun to open 2015 season at home, June 5

The Connecticut Sun will tip off its 13th season with a home game against the Washington Mystics at 7 p.m. Friday, June 5, at Mohegan Sun Arena, the team announced Thursday.