Sun acquire post Kizer from Fever in three-team trade

The Connecticut Sun acquired 6-foot-4 post Lynetta Kizer and the eighth overall pick in April's WNBA Draft from the Indiana Fever on Tuesday as part of a three-way trade in which the Sun sent forward Camille Little to the Phoenix Mercury.

Faris among three players signed to training camp contracts by Connecticut Sun

The Connecticut Sun announced Tuesday that they had signed Kelly Faris, Kayla Pedersen and Jennifer Hamson to training camp contracts.

Sun's Miller succeeding in keeping his best players at home

Starting guards Alex Bentley and Jasmine Thomas both resigned with the Connecticut Sun over the past several days. It's noteworthy that they wanted to stay in Connecticut, a place that top WNBA talent has avoided like Siberia.

Bentley re-signs with Sun

Veteran shooting guard Alex Bentley re-signed with the Connnecticut Sun, the team announced Tuesday. She was the team's leading scorer last season and has been one of their top three scorers in all three of her seasons with the Sun.

Jasmine Thomas re-signs with Sun

Jasmine Thomas signed a two-year contract with the Connecticut Sun on Thursday after having a career-year this past WNBA season.


Youngest of the Roman siblings is charting her own path at New London

Meet New London's K.D. Spencer Roman, the youngest of the student-athletes in one of the most...



Huskies' Samuelson looks to end shooting slump

Katie Lou Samuelson hopes to break out of a recent shooting slump when top-ranked UConn welcomes No. 23 Temple to the XL Center on Wednesday night.

UConn men attempt to extend winning streak at Houston

UConn, which has overcome double-digits deficits to defeat Memphis and Temple in its last two games, visits Houston on Wednesday night in search of its fifth straight victory.

UConn's Reid gifts $250,000 to new Rizza Family Soccer Complex

UConn men's soccer coach Ray Reid, who made a $100,000 commitment to help build The Rizza Family Soccer Complex in 2014, has made an additional legacy gift of $250,000 to the program, the school announced Monday.


Local college roundup: UConn wins baseball opener

Tim Cate pitched seven strong innings as UConn opened its baseball season with a 5-3 win over UMass Lowell on Friday night.

Coast Guard baseball opens season on Saturday

The Coast Guard baseball team that opens its season on Saturday will be a veteran group.

Top 25 men's and women's college basketball roundup

Nigel Williams-Goss scored 30 points as undefeated and No. 1 Gonzaga beat San Francisco 96-61 on Thursday, extending the nation's longest winning streak to 27 games


NFA holds off New London to share ECC D-I title with Ledyard

NFA, despite not scoring in the final 4:41, hung on for a 48-46 win over New London to earn a share of the Eastern Connecticut Conference Division I boys' basketball title with Ledyard.

ECC Div. I final: NFA, New London girls can't wait for Round 3

In what may prove to be the toughest matchup between the teams this season, top-seeded NFA (18-4) meets No. 2 New London (20-2) in the championship game of the ECC Division I girls' basketball tournament at 7:30 Wednesday night at NFA.

Hatajik takes home silver in boys' 300 at State Open indoor meet

East Lyme High School's Dylan Hatajik was second in the boys' 300 meters in a school record 36.22 seconds at Monday's State Open.


Mitchell women stumble in NECC tournament

Fifth-seeded Wheelock ended Mitchell College's seven-game winning streak and season on Tuesday night with a 69-56 victory in the New England Collegiate Conference tournament. quarterfinals.

Local roundup: Wheelock outs Mitchell men from NECC basketball tourney

Nicholas Fenton had 30 points, 10 assists and four steals as fourth-seeded Wheelock beat No. 5 Mitchell College 97-86 in the first round of the New England Collegiate Conference men’s basketball tournament.

Local roundup: Ledyard's Fletcher scores 1,000th career point

Steven Fletcher scored 25 points, including the 1,000th of his career, as Ledyard finished its regular season an 81-27 nonleague boys' basketball victory over St. Bernard on Monday night.


Byron lifts Canadiens past Rangers in shootout

Paul Byron scored in the fifth round of the shootout and Montreal beat the New York Rangers 3-2 to give coach Claude Julien his first win in his second stint with the Canadiens

NHL roundup

Calvin de Haan was credited with a go-ahead goal that caromed off an opponent late in the second period and the New York Islanders beat the Detroit Red Wings 3-1

Major League Baseball notes

A person familiar with the deal says free-agent catcher Matt Wieters has agreed to a $10.5 million contract for 2017 with the Washington Nationals, pending a physical



7 p.m., SNY, WTIC (1080-AM) — NCAA women: Temple at UConn from Hartford.

7 p.m., CBSSN — NCAA men: DePaul at Georgetown.

7 p.m., ESPN — NCAA men: Duke at Syracuse.

7 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA men: Texas Christian at Kansas.

7 p.m., ESPNU — NCAA men: Central Florida at Temple.

7 p.m., FS1 — NCAA men: Xavier at Seton Hall.

7 p.m., NESN, YES — NCAA men: Pittsburgh at Wake Forest.

7:30 p.m., — High school girls: New London at Norwich Free Academy in Eastern Connecticut Conference Division I Tournament final.

9 p.m., CBSSN, WTIC (1080-AM) — NCAA men: UConn at Houston.

9 p.m., ESPN — NCAA men: Louisville at North Carolina.

9 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA men: Oregon at California.

9 p.m., ESPNU — NCAA men: Oklahoma State at Kansas State.

9 p.m., FS1 — NCAA men: Butler at Villanova.

9 p.m., YES — NCAA men: Providence at Creighton.

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

11 p.m., ESPNU — NCAA men: Oregon State at Stanford.


12:30 a.m. (Thursday), Golf Channel — LPGA: Honda Thailand from Chonburi.


8 p.m., NBCSN — NHL: Washington Capitals at Philadelphia Flyers.

10:30 p.m., NESN — NHL: Boston Bruins at Anaheim Ducks.


11:50 a.m., FS1 — UEFA Europa League: Manchester United at Saint-Etienne.

2:30 p.m., FS1 — UEFA Champions League: Leicester City at Seville.


12:30 p.m., Tennis Channel — ATP: Rio Open from Rio de Janeiro.

8:30 p.m., Tennis Channel — ATP: Rio Open from Rio de Janeiro.