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Thanks, Geno, for leading me to a chance meeting with an alligator 20 years ago

With the full acknowledgment that time’s passage is relentless, it’s still hard to...

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UConn announces its 2016 football schedule

The UConn football team will play a pair of nationally-televised night games, seven home games and three non-conference games against Atlantic Athletic Conference opponents in 2016.

Stewart lifts No. 1 UConn to easy 66-54 win over No. 2 South Carolina

Breanna Stewart had 25 points and 10 rebounds as No. 1 UConn again proved who rules the women's game, running past No. 2 South Carolina 66-54 on Monday night.

No. 1 UConn takes top-ranked showdown with 66-54 win

Breanna Stewart scored 25 points and had 10 rebounds as No. 1 UConn ran past No. 2 South Carolina 66-54 on Monday night

COLLEGES

Boston College beats Boston University in OT in first 1-0 Beapot game in 64-year history

Boston College beat Boston University when Alex Tuch scored at 1:57 of overtime in the Beanpot

Top 25 basketball roundup

Madison Cable scored five straight points in the fourth period, including a big 3-pointer with two minutes remaining, as No. 3 Notre Dame rallied past No. 13 Louisville 66-61 for its 16th straight victory

What's new? Rivals BU, BC meet again for Beanpot

Boston College and Boston University both faced stiffer challenges to make it the Beanpot championship game this year

LOCAL ROUNDUP

Local roundup: Norwich Tech boys qualify for state tournament

Jared Neal had 18 points and nine rebounds as Norwich Tech qualified for the Class M boys' basketball tournament with a 64-41 victory over Ellis Tech in a Constitution State Conference East Division game Tuesday.

Local roundup: Spellman, Vital lead T-More to victory

Omari Spellman scored 24 points as St. Thomas More beat GB Academy from the Czech Republic 77-59 Sunday at the National Prep School Invitational.

PROFESSIONAL

NFL notes

The Browns are defending their handling of Johnny Manziel's late-season concussion.

Devils retire Brodeur's No. 30

The New Jersey Devils have retired Martin Brodeur's No. 30 jersey during a pregame ceremony. After serenading the NHL's winningest goalie with chants of "Mar-ty, Mar-ty, Mar-ty" and "Marty is better," the sellout crowd at the Prudential Center gave...

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Basketball

7 p.m., ESPN — NCAA men: Michigan State at Purdue.

7 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA men: West Virginia at Kansas.

7 p.m., ESPNU — NCAA men: Pittsburgh at Miami.

7 p.m., ESPNEWS — NCAA men: Cincinnati at Central Florida.

7 p.m., SNY — NCAA men: Duquesne at Dayton.

8 p.m., CSN — NBA: Boston Celtics at Milwaukee Bucks.

8 p.m., TNT — NBA: San Antonio Spurs at Miami Heat.

8 p.m., CBSSN — NCAA men: Xavier at Creighton.

8:30 p.m., FS1 — NCAA men: Villanova at DePaul.

9 p.m., ESPN — NCAA men: Georgia at Kentucky.

9 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA men: Texas-Arlington at Texas State.

9 p.m., ESPNU — NCAA men: Mississippi at Florida.

10 p.m., CBSSN — NCAA men: New Mexico at Utah State.

10:30 p.m., TNT — NBA: Houston Rockets at Golden State Warriors.

Boxing

11 p.m., FS1 — Luis Eduardo Flores vs. Jamal Herring in a lightweight bout from Bethlehem, Pa.

Hockey

7 p.m., NESN — NHL: Los Angeles Kings at Boston Bruins.

8 p.m., NBCSN — NHL: Dallas Stars at Minnesota Wild.

8:08 p.m., WFAN (660-AM) — NHL: Edmonton Oilers at New Jersey Devils.

Soccer

2:30 p.m., FS1 — FA Cup: Liverpool at West Ham.