Raiders to Las Vegas should happen Monday with little delay


Barring an unforeseen obstacle, the Oakland Raiders seem certain to get approval Monday to relocate to Las Vegas

NFL free agents end up opting for one-year 'prove it' deals

Several players in their 20s wound up with one-year contracts during NFL free agency

Panthers GM not second guessing playing injured Cam Newton

Panthers general manager Dave Gettleman isn't second-guessing the team's decision to allow quarterback Cam Newton to continue to play last season despite a partially torn rotator cuff in his right throwing shoulder

NFL owners mull cut of regular-season overtime to 10 minutes

NFL owners will consider proposals next week to cut regular-season overtime from 15 minutes to 10; eliminate players leaping over the line of scrimmage on kick plays; and expansion of the number of coaches' challenges or what can be reviewed by...

COLUMNS

This plan has a familiar, and nice, ring to it

This was Friday morning in the city’s de facto headquarters: The table by the window at...

Could basketball be emerging as the sentimental favorite, after all?

I would be able to identify and analyze an infield fly much easier than I could a matchup zone. Not...

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Serial numbers, game photos may help verify Brady jerseys

Now that authorities believe they have recovered the jersey stolen from Tom Brady's locker following the Patriots' Super Bowl win last month, the next step is determining whether it is in fact the MVP quarterback's missing grass-stained garment

NFL looking to speed up games via officiating and breaks

The NFL is making plans to speed up the pace of games, including changing how video replays are handled and using a time clock for extra points

Man named in Brady jersey case sought autographs, selfies

The Mexican media executive suspected of stealing Tom Brady's jersey went to the Super Bowl as a working journalist but spent the week collecting selfies and autographs from football greats

Another sobering reminder of the price players pay

Column: Dwight Clark's ALS revelation another sobering reminder of the price NFL players pay

UCONN

Oregon doesn't figure to be intimidated by UConn

Top-seeded UConn will next face youthful Oregon, the No. 10 seed, in the NCAA tournament's Elite Eight round Monday in Bridgeport, with a trip to the Huskies' 10th straight Final Four on the line.

Chong's journey has been rewarding

UConn's Saniya Chong, who averaged 2.2 points in 10.2 minutes per game during the NCAA tournament in her career prior to Saturday, came up with 16 points, five rebounds, three assists and only two turnovers in 38 minutes of UConn's 86-71 victory...

COLLEGES

Stanford rallies, edges Notre Dame 76-75 to reach Final Four

Even after Alanna Smith and Stanford pulled off a huge rally to put Stanford in position to reach the Final Four, there still was work to do.

Florida State, South Carolina like to scrimmage in preseason

Florida State's Leticia Romero might not remember all the details

LOCAL ROUNDUP

Local roundup: Prettitore leads Mitchell to a sweep

Francis Prettitore was 6-for-8 and drove in nine runs as Mitchell College swept Albertus Magnus in a nonleague baseball doubleheader on Sunday, winning both games 18-2.

Local roundup: Conn men beat Colby 11-9 in NESCAC lacrosse action

Connecticut College outscored Colby 6-1 in the third quarter and held on for an 11-9 win in a New England Small College Athletic Conference men's lacrosse game on Saturday.

PROFESSIONAL

Johnson wins Match Play to sweep World Golf Championships

The final day lasted longer than Dustin Johnson wanted. The outcome was what everyone expected.

Ducks soar in 6-3 win over Rangers, returning Lundqvist

Andrew Cogliano scored the go-ahead goal early in the third period, Jonathan Bernier made 25 saves and the Anaheim Ducks won their fourth straight game by defeating Henrik Lundqvist and the New York Rangers 6-3

ON THE AIR

Baseball

1 p.m., ESPN — Exhibition: Boston Red Sox at Baltimore Orioles from Sarasota, Fla.

4 p.m., MLB Network — Exhibition: Seattle Mariners at San Diego Padres from Peoria, Ariz.

9 p.m., MLB Network — Exhibition: Chicago Cubs at Cleveland Indians from Goodyear, Ariz.

Basketball

7 p.m., ESPN, WTIC (1080-AM) — NCAA women: UConn vs. Oregon in Division I tournament from Bridgeport.

7:30 p.m., MSG — NBA: Detroit Pistons at New York Knicks.

7:30 p.m., ESPNU — CBI men: Wyoming at Coastal Carolina in Game 1 of finals.

8 p.m., TNT — NBA: Cleveland Cavaliers at San Antonio Spurs.

8 p.m., ESPN2 — High school: Powerade Jam Fest from Chicago.

9 p.m., ESPN — NCAA women: South Carolina vs. Florida State in Division I tournament from Stockton, Calif.

10:30 p.m., TNT — NBA: New Orleans Pelicans at Utah Jazz.

Hockey

7 p.m., WFAN (660-AM) — NHL: Nashville Predators at New York Islanders.

7:30 p.m., NBCSN — NHL: Chicago Blackhawks at Tampa Bay Lightning.

Tennis

11 a.m., Tennis Channel — Miami Open from Key Biscayne, Fla.

7 p.m., Tennis Channel — Miami Open from Key Biscayne, Fla.