COLUMNS

They've inspired their players as coaches ... and now those days are gone

In the last 16 months, three of the best high school coaches I've ever known have left coaching for...

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UCONN

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...

Long Beach's Cegles named deputy AD at UConn

Vic Cegles, director of athletics at Long Beach State since 2006, has accepted the position of deputy athletic director at UConn, the school announced on Friday.

COLLEGES

Villanova, Oregon boosted by players turning down NBA Draft

Villanova, Oregon among top school bolstered by players turning down NBA Draft

Texas coach Garrido won't resign, wants another year

Texas coach Augie Garrido won't resign and wants another year to turn things around

LOCAL ROUNDUP

Local roundup: UConn baseball wins again at AAC tourney

The UConn baseball team ran its winning streak to 11 with a 9-1 win over No. 7 South Florida in the American Athletic Conference tournament on Thursday.

Local roundup: Ledyard advances to ECC baseball semifinals

Anthony Viteritto allowed just two hits in six innings of relief with 13 strikeouts and Nick Smith hit a go-ahead two-run double with two outs and two strikes in the top of the ninth inning as No. 13 Ledyard beat No. 12 Bacon Academy on Wednesday,...

LOCAL CALENDAR

BASEBALL/SOFTBALLSEC 16-18 Babe Ruth baseball — Looking for players for the upcoming season. Any player born before May 1, 2000 and on or before Jan. 1, 1997 is eligible. Season runs from mid-June through end of July. Contact: Rick...

PROFESSIONAL

Penguins top Lightning in Game 7

It seemed like forever since the Penguins had won a Game 7 on home ice.

Bradley's hit streak ends as Red Sox lose

Carlos Gonzalez, Trevor Story and Dustin Garneau hit two-run homers and the Colorado Rockies snapped a three-game losing streak and stopped Jackie Bradley Jr.'s 29-game hitting streak with a 8-2 win over the Boston Red Sox.

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CT SUN

Sparks beat Sun 77-72

The Connecticut Sun played arguably their most consistent game of the young season, but it still wasn't enough as they fell to the unbeaten Los Angeles Sparks 77-72 on Thursday night.

Sun have their work cut out for them

The struggling Connecticut Sun get no reprieve as they play host to the unbeaten Los Angeles Sparks on Thursday.