Miller is settling in with the Sun


First-year Connecticut Sun head coach has had to deftly multitask - and get to know his new players - since being hired in late December.

Connecticut Sun trade Williams for No. 4 pick in 2016 draft

The Connecticut Sun acquired the fourth overall pick in April's WNBA Draft from the Atlanta Dream in exchange for second-year center Elizabeth Williams.

WNBA changing up its playoff format

The WNBA is switching up its playoffs

Connecticut Sun to open 2016 season May 14 at Chicago

Two visits from Maya Moore, Lindsay Whalen and the defending WNBA champion Minnesota Lynx will highlight the Connecticut Sun’s 2016 schedule under first-year coach Curt Miller, the Sun announced Thursday.

Miller adds Smith to Sun coaching staff

Steve Smith, an assistant coach with the Los Angeles Sparks last season, was named to a similar role with the Connecticut Sun on Saturday night, the WNBA team announced.

COLUMNS

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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

Top 25 basketball roundup

Raphael Davis made one free throw with 4.6 seconds left to help No. 18 Purdue pull off a stunning 82-81 upset in overtime against No. 8 Michigan State

Dubious record: Washington may see most players foul out

Washington, one of the big surprises in the Pac-12 this season, and is succeeding despite playing with foul trouble in nearly every game

Louisville's Pitino awaits NCAA interview about sex scandal

Coach Rick Pitino says he is still waiting to be interviewed by the NCAA about allegations by an escort that a former Cardinals staffer hired her and other dancers for sex parties at the team's dormitory

HIGH SCHOOL

NFA outlasts South Windsor girls for second time this season

Hailey Conley had 25 points and Cebria Outlow 22 for the eighth-ranked NFA girls' basketball team Tuesday night in a 63-57 victory over South Windsor, giving the Wildcats a season sweep.

H.S. girls' basketball: Sweitzer leads Old Lyme to victory

Old Lyme won for the fourth time in its last five games, beating Old Saybrook 46-45 in a Shoreline Conference girls' basketball game Tuesday night.

Waterford's Hurley will play soccer, softball at Coast Guard Academy

Waterford High School senior Claire Hurley accepted an appointment to the U.S. Coast Guard Academy and plans to play for the women's soccer and softball teams.

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.

PROFESSIONAL

Broncos revel in parade amid questions about Manning, Miller

The Denver Broncos enter the offseason focused on Peyton Manning and Von Miller

Middleton's free throw lifts Bucks over Celtics 112-111

Khris Middleton made one of two free throws with 0.6 seconds remaining as the Milwaukee Bucks defeated the Boston Celtics 112-111 in improbable fashion

Wall, Wizards ruin Rambis' Knicks debut with 111-108 win

John Wall had 28 points and 17 assists, Bradley Beal scored 26 points, and the Washington Wizards beat New York 111-108 in the Knicks' first game under Kurt Rambis. Wall made four free throws in the final 6.6 seconds and the Wizards held on when...

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Basketball

6:15 p.m., ESPNEWS — NCAA men: Tulane at East Carolina.

6:30 p.m., FS1 — NCAA men: Butler at Seton Hall.

7 p.m., CBSSN — NCAA men: Providence at Marquette.

7 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA men: Louisiana State at South Carolina.

7 p.m., ESPNU — NCAA men: Memphis at Houston.

7 p.m., NESN — NCAA men: Wake Forest at Georgia Tech.

7 p.m., SNY — NCAA men: St. Joseph's at George Washington.

7:30 p.m., CSN — NBA: Los Angeles Clippers at Boston Celtics.

7:30 p.m., YES, WFAN (660-AM) — NBA: Memphis Grizzlies at Brooklyn Nets.

8 p.m., ESPN — NBA: Los Angeles Lakers at Cleveland Cavaliers.

8:15 p.m., ESPNEWS — NCAA men: Baylor at Kansas State.

9 p.m., CBSSN — NCAA men: Tulsa at Southern Methodist.

9 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA men: Washington at Utah.

9 p.m., ESPNU — NCAA men: Iowa State at Texas Tech.

10:30 p.m., ESPN — NBA: Houston Rockets at Portland Trail Blazers.

11 p.m., CBSSN — NCAA men: San Diego State at Fresno State.

Golf

3:30 a.m. (Thursday), Golf Channel — European PGA: Tshwane Open from Waterkloof, South Africa.

Hockey

8 p.m., NBCSN — NHL: New York Rangers at Pittsburgh Penguins.

Soccer

2:30 p.m., FS1 — FA Cup: West Bromwich at Peterborough United.

8:30 p.m., FS1 — Men's exhibition: Mexico vs. Senegal from Miami.