Getting healthy a must for Sun


The Connecticut Sun remain a work in progress as they get closer to training camp for the 2015 season.

Sun select Duke's Williams with fourth overall pick

The Connecticut Sun drafted Duke post fourth overall in Thursday night's WNBA Draft and also acquired veteran point guard Jasmine Thomas in a trade with the Atlanta Dream.

With the fourth pick in the WNBA Draft, the Connecticut Sun take ...

The Connecticut Sun head into tonight’s WNBA Draft with the following needs: everything.

Draft picks become more intriguing for the Sun

The Connecticut Sun can use more young talent and their chances of getting a quality player in next week's WNBA Draft have increased with the additions of two underclassmen.

COLUMNS

Kids are caught in middle of ECC's game of chicken ... again

And now for the latest episode in our own reality series, "Real Athletic Administrators of the...

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Ollie plans on staying at UConn

Ollie plans on staying at UConn

UConn men add Cornell transfer Miller

The UConn men's basketball program picked up a major commitment Saturday afternoon when Shonn Miller, a fifth-year transfer from Cornell, announced he will complete his athletic eligibility with the Huskies next season.

Seattle selects Mosqueda-Lewis No. 3 overall

They were mere numbers for Kaleena Mosqueda Lewis – would she go second, third, whatever – but there were major questions Thursday night at the WNBA Draft for Kiah Stokes.

COLLEGES

Dunn plans to return for junior year, 'excited about next season'

"I am excited about next season," Dunn said in a released statement. "I have seen this program accomplish a lot over the last three seasons and I would like to be part of some more success.

Dunn still contemplating his future

Decision day looms for former New London star Kris Dunn, who is comtemplating whether to remain at Providence College or to declare for the NBA Draft.

Ollie has no plans to leave UConn

For the second straight spring, UConn's Kevin Ollie is being mentioned as a possible candidate for an NBA coaching job.

HIGH SCHOOL

The Day's 2015 All-Area Girls' Basketball Player of the Year: Norwich Free Academy's Cebria Outlow

A junior forward, Cebria Outlow used her resolve to help lead the Norwich Free Academy girls' basketball team to its fourth straight Eastern Connecticut Conference tournament championship and a berth in the CIAC Class LL semifinals.

High school baseball: Vlaun pitches NFA past Bacon

Nick Vlaun pitched a two-hitter as Norwich Free Academy beat Bacon Academy 4-0 in an Eastern Connecticut Conference Large Division baseball game at Dodd Stadium on Friday night.

High school tennis: Fitch boys beat Ledyard to remain unbeaten

Fitch's Geoff Cote won in three sets at No. 1 singles and the Falcons went on to a 6-1 victory over Ledyard on Friday in an Eastern Connecticut Conference Large Division boys' tennis match.

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Saturday's Schedule

Saturday's local college and high school games

Friday's Schedule

Friday's local college and high school games.

Local calendar

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PROFESSIONAL

Holt leads Red Sox to victory

Red Sox get HRs by Holt, Ortiz and Ramirez in 7-5 win over Orioles, whose skid reaches 5 games

Major League Baseball roundup

Tampa Bay Rays hit 3 homers in 12-3 victory over Toronto Blue Jays

Rangers eliminate Penguins on Hagelin's OT goal, 2-1

Rangers advance on Hagelin's OT goal, Lundqvist's goaltending, eliminating Penguins 2-1

ON THE AIR

Auto Racing

5 p.m., ESPN2 — NHRA SpringNationals qualifying from Baytown, Texas. (taped today)

7 p.m., Ch. 61 — NASCAR Sprint Cup Toyota Owners 400 from Richmond, Va.

2 a.m. (Sunday), NBCSN — IndyCar Grand Prix of Alabama qualifying from Birmingham. (taped today)

Baseball

1 p.m., FS1 — MLB: Cleveland Indians at Detroit Tigers.

2 p.m., ESPN — NCAA: Texas A&M at Louisiana State.

4 p.m., MyTV9, SNY, FS1, WFAN (660-AM), WOR (710-AM) — MLB: New York Mets at New York Yankees.

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

8:30 p.m., MLB Network — MLB: Los Angeles Dodgers at San Diego Padres.

Basketball

3 p.m., YES, TNT, WCBS (880-AM) — NBA playoffs: Atlanta Hawks at Brooklyn Nets.

5:30 p.m., TNT — NBA playoffs: Chicago Bulls at Milwaukee Bucks.

8 p.m., ESPN — NBA playoffs: Golden State Warriors at New Orleans Pelicans.

10:30 p.m., ESPN — NBA playoffs: Memphis Grizzlies at Portland Trail Blazers.

Boxing

10 p.m., HBO — Sadam Ali vs. Francisco Santana in a welterweight bout and Wladimir Klitschko vs. Bryant Jennings in a heavyweight bout from New York.

Golf

6 a.m., Golf Channel — European PGA: China Open from Shanghai. (taped today)

1 p.m., Golf Channel — PGA: Zurich Classic from Avondale, La.

3 p.m., Ch. 3 — PGA: Zurich Classic from Avondale, La.

3 p.m., Golf Channel — Champions: Legends of Golf from Ridgefield, Mo.

6 p.m., Golf Channel — LPGA: Swinging Skirts Classic from Daly City, Calif.

Hockey

3 p.m., Chs. 10, 30 — NHL playoffs: Washington Capitals at New York Islanders.

6 p.m., NBCSN — NHL playoffs: Detroit Red Wings at Tampa Bay Lightning.

8 p.m., Chs. 10, 30 — NHL playoffs: Nashville Predators at Chicago Blackhawks.

9 p.m., NBCSN — NHL playoffs: Vancouver Canucks at Calgary Flames.

Motorcycle Racing

3 p.m., Ch. 61 — AMA Supercross from East Rutherford, N.J.

Soccer

7:40 a.m., NBCSN — Premier League: Tottenham at Southampton.

10 a.m., NBCSN — Premier League: Leicester City at Burnley.

12:30 p.m., Chs. 10, 30 — Premier League: Aston Villa at Manchester City.

Tennis

7:30 a.m., Tennis Channel — ATP: Barcelona Open from Spain; WTA: Porsche Grand Prix from Stuttgart, Germany.

Track & Field

12:30 p.m., NBCSN — Penn Relays from Philadelphia.

3 p.m., NBCSN — Drake Relays from Des Moines, Iowa.