Sun beat Fever 76-68 in WNBA preseason opener

A pair of ex-Duke stars provided a lift as the Connecticut Sun opened their WNBA preseason with a 76-68 victory over the Indiana Fever on Saturday night.

Hightower will start the season on the sideline for the injury-prone Connecticut Sun

The Connecticut Sun begin this year without their three best players and a reserve due to injury, coming off one of the worst years in franchise history (13-21) and their second straight losing season.

Sun trade Jones' rights to Lynx

The Connecticut Sun traded exclusive negotiating rights to forward Asjha Jones to the Minnesota Lynx on Wednesday in exchange for a second round pick in the 2016 WNBA Draft.

WNBA reviewing Isiah Thomas hire, domestic violence case

WNBA reviewing Isiah Thomas hire by New York Liberty, players' domestic violence case

Top WNBA players use new leverage to demand trades, sit out

Top players using newly gained leverage from overseas deals to demand WNBA trades, skip season


Overhauling Hartford's XL Center an intriguing 'dollars or sense' debate

It is not about whether we pay. It is what we'll pay for. We'll either issue a statewide blessing...



Diarra is UConn men's first commit for 2016

Mamadou Diarra always considered UConn his dream school.

UConn men land Seton Hall transfer Gibbs

UConn picked up its second commitment this spring from a graduate transfer when Sterling Gibbs, a recent graduate of Seton Hall, announced Saturday via Twitter that he would play his final season of eligibility with the Huskies.

NCAA hopes to make women's college game more like pros

NCAA rules committee looks to make women's college hoops more like pros


CGA sailing teams prepare for nationals

Sometime soon, their highly-successful sailing season will end. Only then will teammates break up and head off to their summer destinations.

Avery Point's World Series opener rained out

UConn-Avery Point's opening game in the NJCAA Division II World Series was postponed by rain on Saturday.

North Carolina receives NCAA notice of allegations in academic case

UNC receives notice of allegations from NCAA in probe connected to academic fraud scandal


Bears' Fabianski is top seed for ECC girls' tennis tourney

Stonington's Hannah Fabianski, who finished unbeaten as the Bears' No. 1 singles player while leading her team to an unbeaten regular-season, is the top seed for the 2015 Eastern Connecticut Conference girls' tennis tournament.

East Lyme boys track down the competition

East Lyme's 4x400-meter relay team won the final event on the track Saturday afternoon to cap the Vikings' first-place finish at the Eastern Connecticut Conference championship meet. East Lyme, third last year to three-time champion Fitch, won the...

NFA girls (eight in a row), East Lyme boys earn titles in ECC track meet

The Norwich Free Academy girls win their eighth straight ECC track and field championship, while East Lyme wins the boys' title.


Avery Point rained out again

The opening game for the UConn-Avery Point baseball team at the NJCAA Division II World Series was rained out on Sunday for the second straight day.

Avery Point's opener in World Series rained out

UConn-Avery Point's opening game in the NJCAA Division II World Series was postponed by rain on Saturday.

Rocco wins twice to become career leader in wins at Speedbowl

Keith Rocco won a pair of features to become the career leader in racing victories at the New London-Waterford Speedbowl on Saturday night.


Rangers struck by Lightning

Lightning push Rangers to brink of elimination, take Game 2-0 behind Stamkos, Bishop

Montoya beats Power for second Indy 500 win

Juan Pablo Montoya edges Penske Racing teammate Will Power to capture second Indy 500 victory

Federer 'not happy' about on-court fan's French Open selfie

Too close for comfort: Federer startled by selfie-seeking fan after French Open 1st-round win