Jets are giving Geno another shot


Geno Smith is getting another shot as the New York Jetsí starting quarterback.

NFL notes

The Redskins will start Colt McCoy over Robert Griffin III on Sunday against the Indianapolis Colts, the latest development in a stunning tailspin for the 2012 NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year.

Pats seek to slow down fast-starting Packers

Foxborough, Mass. - The New England Patriots are one of the NFL's best teams in the first half. Just not as good as the fast-starting Green Bay Packers when they're at home. That's where the Patriots (9-2) will be putting their...

COLUMNS

It's time to raise a glass to our friends at the 06385

Pretty cool, really, that 40 years later, you get together and remember every shape and form of the...

MORE PRO FOOTBALL

Bills overcome all their distractions and roll over Jets

After a week of frightening weather and an abbreviated practice schedule, the Buffalo Bills played one of their best games of the season.\n

Pats turn their attention to another division leader: Packers

The New England Patriots have piled up points and big victory margins against NFL division leaders.

He's turned into quite the catch

Odell Beckham Jr.ís mindset was simple before making a one-handed catch quickly heralded as one of the best in NFL history: Just catch the ball.

NFL roundup

Seahawks 19, Cardinals 3 After 10 games, the defending champions needed to ask the difficult questions of each other. Most of all, whether the Seattle Seahawks were willing to put aside egos and get back in the NFC West race. Led by a...

UCONN

Despite UConn's woes, Adams looks forward to each chance

Andrew Adams fits the mold of a Bob Diaco type player. He has a passion for playing football.

UConn men accept an invite back to Maui in 2016

UConn is heading back to the Maui Invitational in 2016, joining a deep field that includes Georgetown, North Carolina, Oklahoma State, Wisconsin, Oregon, Tennessee and host Chaminade. The Lahaina Civic Center will host the event from Nov. 21-23.

COLLEGES

College teams going back to running games

College football teams have been running wild this season, averaging more yards per carry and per game than at any time in recent years. Having game-breakers such as Gordon, Perine and Coleman carrying the ball has helped lead this ground game...

Local college notes

A weekly update on local college athletes and local athletes who attend schools outside the region.

LOCAL ROUNDUP

Hurd's still a team guy

When we last checked in on Zach Hurd, it was 2012 and he was living on the West Coast attempting to earn a roster spot with the Oakland Raiders.

PROFESSIONAL

NHL roundup

John Tavares scored a power-play goal late in overtime to lift the New York Islanders to a 3-2 victory over Washington on Wednesday night.

NBA roundup

Alan Anderson scored 10 of his 12 points in the fourth quarter, and Brooklyn beat Philadelphia 99-91 on Wednesday night to extend the 76ers’ season-opening skid to 15 games — matching a franchise record.

ON THE AIR

Basketball

Noon, ESPN2 - NCAA men: Tennessee vs. Santa Clara in Orlando Classic.

1 p.m., ESPN - NCAA men: Oklahoma vs. Butler in Battle 4 Atlantis from Nassau, Bahamas.

2 p.m., ESPNU - NCAA men: Princeton vs. Texas-El Paso in Wooden Legacy from Fullerton, Calif.

2:30 p.m., ESPN2 - NCAA men: Kansas vs. Rhode Island in Orlando Classic.

3:30 p.m., ESPN - NCAA men: Wisconsin vs. Georgetown in Battle 4 Atlantis from Nassau, Bahamas.

4 p.m., ESPNU - NCAA men: Long Island University vs. Stony Brook from New York.

4:30 p.m., ESPN2 - NCAA men: San Diego vs. Xavier in Wooden Legacy from Fullerton, Calif.

5 p.m., FS1 - NCAA men: Illinois vs. Indiana State in Las Vegas Invitational.

6:30 p.m., ESPN2 - NCAA men: Michigan State vs. Rider in Orlando Classic.

6:30 p.m., ESPNU - NCAA men: Western Kentucky vs. St. Joseph's from New York.

8:30 p.m., ESPNU - NCAA men: Long Beach State vs. Western Michigan in Wooden Legacy from Fullerton, Calif.

9 p.m., ESPN2 - NCAA men: Marquette vs. Georgia Tech in Orlando Classic.

11 p.m., ESPN2 - NCAA men: San Jose State vs. Washington in Wooden Legacy from Fullerton, Calif.

Midnight, FS1 - NCAA men: Baylor vs. Memphis in Las Vegas Invitational.

Football

10 a.m., CPTV Sports, WJJF (94.9-FM) - High school: Norwich Free Academy at New London. (WJJF pregame show begins at 9:30)

10:30 a.m., WWRX (107.7-FM) - High school: Ledyard at Fitch.

12:30 p.m., Ch. 3, WFAN (660-AM) - NFL: Chicago Bears at Detroit Lions.

4:30 p.m., Ch. 61, WFAN (660-AM) - NFL: Philadelphia Eagles at Dallas Cowboys.

7:30 p.m., ESPN - NCAA: Louisiana State at Texas A&M.

7:30 p.m., FS1 - NCAA: Texas Christian at Texas.

8:30 p.m., Chs. 10, 30, WFAN (660-AM) - NFL: Seattle Seahawks at San Francisco 49ers.

Golf

8 p.m., Golf Channel - Australasia PGA: Australian Open from Sydney.

Soccer

1 p.m., FS1 - UEFA Europa League: Everton at Wolfsburg.

3 p.m., FS1 - UEFA Europa League: Partizan at Tottenham.