Some great memories on Geno's road to 1,000 career wins

Our corner of the world (Mohegan Sun Arena) has the privilege of witnessing the narrative of...

The Lonesome Polecat (state varient): All-State teams

Yeah, you can figure out what this post is about.

Milan Keser was all about soccer, and so much more

Milan Keser remembered holding hands with his younger sister, Anka, in a Croatian concentration...



UConn men fight through "dead moments" to beat Coppin State

UConn's Jalen Adams, right, is fouled by Coppin State's Lamar Morganas he drives to the basket during the Huskies' 72-59 win on Saturday at Gampel Pavilion in Storrs. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

UConn battled bouts on inconsistency again before pulling away for a 72-59 victory over winless Coppin State on Saturday at Gampel Pavilion.

No. 1 UConn beats DePaul for Geno's 999th career win

UConn guard Kia Nurse is tripped by DePaul forward Mart'e Grays during the first half of the Huskies' 103-69 win on Friday night in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Katie Lou Samuelson scored 20, Crystal Dangerfield had 18 points and No. 1 UConn gave coach Geno Auriemma his 999th victory with a 103-69 rout of DePaul

UConn out to break bad habits in game before exam break

UConn, which has regularly sputtered in the first half of gams, will try to break that habit on Saturday against Coppin State at Gampel Pavilion.


College basketball / Top 25 men's roundup

Wichita State's Landry Shamet, right, fights for the ball against Oklahoma guard Jordan Shepherd during Saturday's game in Wichita, where the Sooners upset the No. 3 Shockers 91-83. (Travis Heying/The Wichita Eagle via AP)

Saturday's Top 25 Capsules

College football / Bowl roundup

Boise State running back Ryan Wolpin, right, celebrates with quarterback Brett Rypien after Wolpin scored against Oregon during the second half of the No. 25 Broncos' 38-28 win over Oregon in Saturday's Las Vegas Bowl. (AP Photo/John Locher)

College Bowl Capsules

FAU, Navy, Miami and Memphis prepping for home bowl games

Memphis wide receiver Anthony Miller (3) sprints for a touchdown during a game earlier this season. Memphis, FAU, Miami and Navy are playing their bowl games on their home fields. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)

The comforts of home: FAU, Miami, Navy and Memphis are playing bowl games on their own fields


The Day's All-Area Field Hockey Player of the Year: Stonington's Miranda Arruda

Stonington High School junior Miranda Arruda was named The Day's 2017 All-Area Field Hockey Player of the Year. Arruda, the Bears' center midfielder, finished with 24 goals and four assists to help lift the team to its ninth straight ECC title and a semifinal berth in the Class S state tournament. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

To think, when Miranda Arruda began her high school career, she thought that notoriety only belonged to juniors and seniors. It is Arruda’s effort, perhaps, which set her on a different career path at Stonington High School: Varsity in three...

Whalers have some new faces, but results are the same

New London's Tai Pagan (30) pulls down a rebound over Torrington's Amelia Mierzwinski (33) during the Whalers' 74-25 win on Saturday at Conway Gym. Pagan had 21 points, 11 rebounds, six steals and four blocked shots. (Sarah Gordon/The Day)

Tai Pagan had 21 points, 11 rebounds, six steals and four blocked shots in New London's 74-25 victory over Torrington on Saturday, the day the Whalers unveiled last season's Class LL state championship banner.


Local roundup: St. Thomas More falls short

KK Curry and Adrien Nunez scored 18 points each for the Chancellors (6-6).

Local roundup: Coast Guard men rout Mitchell 105-87

Six players scored in double figures as Coast Guard Academy rolled to a 105-87 men's basketball victory over Mitchell College on Saturday afternoon.


Patriots rally behind Gronkowski, edge Steelers 27-24

Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) celebrates with center Ted Karras (75) as they leave the field after defeating the Steelers 27-24 in Sunday's game at Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

Tom Brady fed Rob Gronkowski repeatedly to set up Dion Lewis' go-ahead 8-yard touchdown with 56 seconds remaining and Roethlisberger was intercepted in the end zone with 5 seconds left as the New England Patriots rallied to beat the Pittsburgh...

NFL roundup

The Rams bench reacts as running back Todd Gurley runs for his third touchdown of Sunday's game against the Seahawks at Seattle. Gurley also caught a touchdown pass and the Rams won 42-7. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Cam Newton threw for 242 yards and four touchdowns, and the Panthers spoiled Aaron Rodgers' return from a broken collarbone with a 31-24 win over the Green Bay Packers.



12:30 p.m., FS1 — NCAA women: Florida State at Texas.

2:30 p.m., FS1 — NCAA men: Stony Brook at Providence.

3 p.m., ESPN — NCAA men: North Carolina at Tennessee.

4 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA women: Ohio State at Cincinnati.

4 p.m., ESPNU — NCAA men: Florida A&M at Georgia Tech.

4:30 p.m., FS1 — NCAA men: Iona at St. John's.

6 p.m., YES, WCBS (880-AM) — NBA: Indiana Pacers at Brooklyn Nets.

6 p.m., ESPNU — NCAA men: San Francisco at Stanford.


1 p.m., Ch. 3 — NFL: New York Jets at New Orleans Saints.

1 p.m., Ch. 61, WFAN (660-AM), WTIC (1080-AM) — NFL: Philadelphia Eagles at New York Giants.

4:25 p.m., Ch. 3, WTIC (1080-AM), WMOS (102.3-FM) — NFL: New England Patriots at Pittsburgh Steelers.

8:30 p.m., Chs. 10, 30, WFAN (660-AM) — NFL: Dallas Cowboys at Oakland Raiders.


11 a.m., Golf Channel — Father/Son Challenge from Orlando, Fla.

3 p.m., Chs. 10, 30 — Father/Son Challenge from Orlando, Fla.


6 p.m., NBCSN — FIS World Cup Women's Super G from Val d'Isere, France. (taped today)


9:15 a.m., NBCSN — Premier League: Manchester United at West Bromwich Albion.

9:30 a.m., FS1 — Bundesliga: Bayer Leverkusen at Hannover.

11:30 a.m., NBCSN — Premier League: Liverpool at Bournemouth.

Winter Sports

1 p.m., Chs. 10, 30 — Speed Skating U.S. Olympic Trials from Kearns, Utah.

4 p.m., NBCSN — Curling U.S. Olympic Trials from Blaine, Minn.

7 p.m., NBCSN — Men's World Cup Luge from Lake Placid, N.Y. (taped today)