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

Great expectations can be daunting ... even for Kris Dunn

It would unfathomable that Kris Dunn could emerge from this season without pressure. Think about...

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UCONN

Miller, Purvis lead UConn to 85-67 win over East Carolina

Shonn Miller and Rodney Purvis led five UConn players in double figures with 16 points each and the Huskies beat East Carolina 85-67 on Sunday to pick up their third consecutive win and sixth in their last seven games

Huskies, Gamecocks will contest 1-2 matchup in front of a sellout

The No. 1 UConn women's basketball team will play at No. 2 South Carolina on Monday in front of a sold-out Colonial Life Arena.

Nurse scores 20 as UConn women rout East Carolina 92-46

Kia Nurse scored a season-high 20 points at top-ranked UConn routed East Carolina 92-46 on Saturday in the Huskies final tuneup before a showdown with No. 2 South Carolina

COLLEGES

Top 25 basketball roundup

Madison Cable scored five straight points in the fourth period, including a big 3-pointer with two minutes remaining, as No. 3 Notre Dame rallied past No. 13 Louisville 66-61 for its 16th straight victory

What's new? Rivals BU, BC meet again for Beanpot

Boston College and Boston University both faced stiffer challenges to make it the Beanpot championship game this year

Top 25 basketball roundup

Wesley Iwundu scored 22 points, freshman reserve Dean Wade had 17 and Kansas State upset top-ranked Oklahoma 80-69 on Saturday night to shake up the Big 12 race once again

HIGH SCHOOL

ECC indoor track notes: NFA's Gralton, East Lyme's Moffett continue their rivalry with a healthy respect

NFA's Connor Gralton had one of the best individual performances at Saturday's ECC Large Division indoor track meet, but that wasn't his only consideration.

East Lyme sweeps ECC Large indoor titles again

East Lyme swept the ECC Large Division indoor track championships Saturday at the Coast Guard Academy.

Stonington girls win ECC Small Division indoor track title

Stonington High School captured the 2016 Eastern Connecticut Conference Small Division girls' indoor track and field championships by the narrowest of margins on Saturday at the Coast Guard Academy.

LOCAL ROUNDUP

Local roundup: Spellman, Vital lead T-More to victory

Omari Spellman scored 24 points as St. Thomas More beat GB Academy from the Czech Republic 77-59 Sunday at the National Prep School Invitational.

Black Wolves fall to Bandits, 12-10

The New England Black Wolves rattled off five consecutive goals, including four in a span of 7:13 in the fourth quarter, but it was not enough as the host Buffalo Bandits came out on top, 12-10, on Saturday night.

Local colleges: Mitchell women roll past Southern Vermont

New London — Mitchell College took an 18-1 lead after one quarter and went on to beat Southern Vermont 68-54 in a New England Collegiate Conference game women's basketball game on Saturday. Chelsea Newman had 13 points, 10 rebounds...

PROFESSIONAL

Broncos D dominates Panthers in 24-10 Super Bowl win

Von Miller forced two fumbles to set up Denver's two touchdowns and the Broncos defense frustrated Cam Newton all game to carry Peyton Manning to his second Super Bowl title with a 24-10 victory over the Carolina Panthers on Sunday

Broncos linebacker Von Miller earns Super Bowl MVP honors

Linebacker Von Miller earned Super Bowl MVP honors Sunday night, forcing 2 fumbles and getting 2 1/2 sacks to help the Denver Broncos beat the Carolina Panthers 24-10 for the championship

Denver's defense brings home the Lombardi

Denver's defense leads the way as Broncos beat Carolina Panthers 24-10 in Super Bowl 50

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Basketball

7 p.m., ESPN2, WTIC (1080-AM) — NCAA women: UConn at South Carolina.

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

7 p.m., ESPNU — NCAA men: Oklahoma State at Texas Christian.

7 p.m., FS1 — NCAA men: St. John's at Georgetown.

7:30 p.m., YES, WCBS (880-AM) — NBA: Denver Nuggets at Brooklyn Nets.

7:30 p.m., CBSSN — NCAA men: Colgate at Army.

8 p.m., NBA TV — NBA: Orlando Magic at Atlanta Hawks.

9 p.m., ESPN — NCAA men: Texas at Oklahoma.

9 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA women: Maryland at Ohio State.

9 p.m., ESPNU — NCAA men: Notre Dame at Clemson.

Hockey

7:05 p.m., WFAN (660-AM) — NHL: New Jersey Devils at New York Rangers.

7:30 p.m., NESN — NCAA men: Boston College vs. Boston University in Beanpot final from Boston.

Rugby

Noon, NBCSN — World Rugby Sevens Series.

Soccer

2:55 p.m., NBCSN — Premier League: West Ham at Southampton.