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Sun remain a constant in an arena that continues to thrive

Mohegan Sun Arena has sustained, as they say in French, "laissez les bon temps roulez." Let the...

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UCONN

UConn releases men's and women's basketball non-conference home dates

UConn released its non-conference home dates for men's and women's basketball on Monday when it made season tickets available for the first time.

UConn's Russell awaits next turn in his baseball journey

John Russell, who spent a semester at Avery Point before moving to Storrs and setting UConn's single-season record for saves (14), expects to hear his name called on the final day of the Major League Baseball Draft on Wednesday.

AAC announces men's, women's basketball matchups for 2017-18

UConn's American Athletic Conference schedule for the upcoming men's and women's basketball seasons were released on Thursday.

COLLEGES

LSU beats Oregon State 6-1 to reach CWS finals

Nothing LSU encounters in the College World Series championship series will be any more daunting than the task the Tigers had to complete to get there.

Style vs safety: Do too many football helmets pose a risk?

Oregon football players used three helmets last season — green, black and white — that were mixed and matched with myriad uniform combinations.

LSU beats Oregon State 3-1 at CWS, ending 23-game win streak

Alex Lange limited top-seeded Oregon State to two hits over 7 1/3 innings, and LSU ended the Beavers' 23-game winning streak with a 3-1 victory on Friday to set up a winner-take-all Bracket 1 final at the College World Series.

LOCAL ROUNDUP

Local roundup: Manning solid again as Tigers blank Spinners 6-0

Matt Manning pitched five scoreless innings for his first professional win as the Connecticut Tigers defeated the Lowell Spinners 6-0 on Sunday night in a New York-Penn League baseball game.

Nocella wins 100-lap feature on opening night at the Speedbowl

Because he won last week's race, Anthony Nocella was assigned to the back of the pack to begin Saturday's 100-lap feature which marked opening day at the New London-Waterford Speedbowl.

Local roundup: Schooners edge Gulls on Johnson's RBI single in 10th

Cam Johnson singled home Andruw Gazzola in the bottom of the 10th inning as the Mystic Schooners beat the Newport Gulls 2-1 in a New England Collegiate Baseball League game on Saturday night.

PROFESSIONAL

Rivera homers twice as Mets rout Giants 8-2

Rene Rivera homers twice as New York Mets sweep San Francisco Giants with 8-2 win

Team New Zealand reaches match point in America's Cup

Helmsman Peter Burling and his underdog Emirates Team New Zealand won two races to reach match point in the America's Cup against two-time defending champion Oracle Team USA

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6:30 p.m., WICH (1310-AM) — NYP: Connecticut Tigers at Lowell Spinners.

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

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

7 p.m., ESPN — NCAA: Louisiana State vs. Florida in College World Series Finals Game 1 from Omaha, Neb.

7 p.m., SNY — NYP: Hudson Valley Renegades at Brooklyn Cyclones.

8 p.m., MyTV9, WFAN (660-AM), WXLM (980-AM) — MLB: New York Yankees at Chicago White Sox.

10 p.m., ESPN — MLB: Colorado Rockies at San Francisco Giants.

Basketball

9 p.m., TNT — NBA Awards Show from New York.

Sailing

1 p.m., NBCSN — America's Cup from Great Sound, Hamilton, Bermuda.