Dr. I's latest irritations: Red Sox, Mets, disheveled coaches (for starters)

Idle Thoughts, while waiting for shorter graduation speeches, Ortiz to retire and the Supreme...



UConn draws Georgia Tech in NCAA tournament opener

UConn has been seeded third in the NCAA baseball tournament's Gainesville Regional and will play No. 2 Georgia Tech on Friday at 1 p.m. at the University of Florida.

UConn wins AAC baseball tourney and earns automatic NCAA bid

UConn, playing its best baseball of the season, captured the American Athletic Conference tournament championship on Sunday with a 7-2 victory over Houston in Clearwater, Fla.

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...


Local college roundup: UConn advances to AAC baseball title game

Wills Montgomerie pitched seven strong innings as UConn beat Memphis 5-0 Saturday to advance to the American Athletic Conference baseball tournament title game.

Uncertainty leaves Baylor in danger of return to bad ol' days

Enveloped by uncertainty, Baylor football is facing the possibility of a lost season, NCAA sanctions and the program slipping back toward the losing ways that predated Art Briles' tenure as coach

Mississippi self-imposes scholarship cuts in football

Mississippi has self-imposed scholarship reductions in football because of NCAA violations



Harvey rediscovers form and leads Mets over White Sox 1-0

Matt Harvey rediscovered his form with seven dominant innings of two-hit ball, Neil Walker homered off Jose Quintana, and the New York Mets beat Chicago 1-0 Monday to send the reeling White Sox to their seventh straight loss

Red Sox use the long ball to beat Orioles 7-2

Xander Bogaerts extended his hitting streak to 23 games and drove in two runs, Jackie Bradley put Boston ahead for good with a sixth-inning homer and the Red Sox beat the Baltimore Orioles 7-2 Monday in a matchup of the top two teams in the AL East



1 p.m., SNY, ESPN, WOR (710-AM) — MLB: Chicago White Sox at New York Mets.

1:30 p.m., NESN, WTIC (1080-AM), WEEI (103.7-FM) — MLB: Boston Red Sox at Baltimore Orioles.

4 p.m., ESPN — MLB: Minnesota Twins at Oakland Athletics.

7 p.m., YES, WFAN (660-AM), WXLM (980-AM) — MLB: New York Yankees at Toronto Blue Jays.


9 p.m., TNT — NBA playoffs: Oklahoma City Thunder at Golden State Warriors.


7 p.m., Golf Channel — NCAA men: Division I individual finals from Eugene, Ore.


8 p.m., Chs. 10, 30 — NHL playoffs: San Jose Sharks at Pittdsburgh Penguins in Game 1 of Stanley Cup finals.


1 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA men: North Carolina vs. Maryland in Division I tournament final from Philadelphia.


11 a.m., Chs. 10, 30 — French Open from Paris.