Broncos revel in parade amid questions about Manning, Miller


The Denver Broncos enter the offseason focused on Peyton Manning and Von Miller

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The Browns are defending their handling of Johnny Manziel's late-season concussion.

Newton defends Super Bowl actions: 'I will not conform'

Panthers quarterback Cam Newton admitted he's a "sore loser" but defended walking out of a press conference after the Super Bowl, saying he didn't feel like talking to the media after Carolina's 24-10 loss to the Denver Broncos

Miller's MVP performance was even better than you realized

Von Miller decimated the Carolina Panthers in every way an outside linebacker can. He harassed and flustered Cam Newton, at once stripping away the ball and his confidence at the outset. He tortured right tackle Mike Remmers. He stifled tight end...

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CIAC's new baseball rule is pitch perfect

The Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference, the state’s governing body for high...

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Agent confirms Marshawn Lynch plans to retire

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Affidavit: Manziel's ex-girlfriend lost hearing after attack

Johnny Manziel's ex-girlfriend says in an affidavit the Cleveland Browns quarterback hit her so hard during a late-night confrontation she lost hearing in one ear

McCoy investigated over fight with off-duty cops

Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy is under investigation over the alleged assault of two off-duty police officers at a Philadelphia nightclub

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UConn announces its 2016 football schedule

The UConn football team will play a pair of nationally-televised night games, seven home games and three non-conference games against Atlantic Athletic Conference opponents in 2016.

Stewart lifts No. 1 UConn to easy 66-54 win over No. 2 South Carolina

Breanna Stewart had 25 points and 10 rebounds as No. 1 UConn again proved who rules the women's game, running past No. 2 South Carolina 66-54 on Monday night.

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Raphael Davis made one free throw with 4.6 seconds left to help No. 18 Purdue pull off a stunning 82-81 upset in overtime against No. 8 Michigan State

Dubious record: Washington may see most players foul out

Washington, one of the big surprises in the Pac-12 this season, and is succeeding despite playing with foul trouble in nearly every game

LOCAL ROUNDUP

Local roundup: Norwich Tech boys qualify for state tournament

Jared Neal had 18 points and nine rebounds as Norwich Tech qualified for the Class M boys' basketball tournament with a 64-41 victory over Ellis Tech in a Constitution State Conference East Division game Tuesday.

PROFESSIONAL

Borders named fourth WNBA President

Lisa Borders is the new WNBA President, the league announced Wednesday. Borders, who helped bring the Dream to Atlanta in 2007 as the city's vice mayor, will become the league's fourth president.

Middleton's free throw lifts Bucks over Celtics 112-111

Khris Middleton made one of two free throws with 0.6 seconds remaining as the Milwaukee Bucks defeated the Boston Celtics 112-111 in improbable fashion

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Basketball

6:15 p.m., ESPNEWS — NCAA men: Tulane at East Carolina.

6:30 p.m., FS1 — NCAA men: Butler at Seton Hall.

7 p.m., CBSSN — NCAA men: Providence at Marquette.

7 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA men: Louisiana State at South Carolina.

7 p.m., ESPNU — NCAA men: Memphis at Houston.

7 p.m., NESN — NCAA men: Wake Forest at Georgia Tech.

7 p.m., SNY — NCAA men: St. Joseph's at George Washington.

7:30 p.m., CSN — NBA: Los Angeles Clippers at Boston Celtics.

7:30 p.m., YES, WFAN (660-AM) — NBA: Memphis Grizzlies at Brooklyn Nets.

8 p.m., ESPN — NBA: Los Angeles Lakers at Cleveland Cavaliers.

8:15 p.m., ESPNEWS — NCAA men: Baylor at Kansas State.

9 p.m., CBSSN — NCAA men: Tulsa at Southern Methodist.

9 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA men: Washington at Utah.

9 p.m., ESPNU — NCAA men: Iowa State at Texas Tech.

10:30 p.m., ESPN — NBA: Houston Rockets at Portland Trail Blazers.

11 p.m., CBSSN — NCAA men: San Diego State at Fresno State.

Golf

3:30 a.m. (Thursday), Golf Channel — European PGA: Tshwane Open from Waterkloof, South Africa.

Hockey

8 p.m., NBCSN — NHL: New York Rangers at Pittsburgh Penguins.

Soccer

2:30 p.m., FS1 — FA Cup: West Bromwich at Peterborough United.

8:30 p.m., FS1 — Men's exhibition: Mexico vs. Senegal from Miami.

CT SUN

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.