St. Bernard caught in spin cycle of ECC's latest dysfunctional mandate

St. Bernard's Mike Nystrom coached a basketball game Wednesday night, likely unaware of the sham...



Samuelson regains shooting touch as UConn extends streak to 103

Katie Lou Samuelson broke out of a shooting slump on Saturday, scoring 29 points to lead top-ranked UConn to a 91-48 win over Memphis, which extended the Huskies record winning streak to 103 games

UConn lose Adams early and falls to No. 17 SMU 69-61

UConn, which lost point guard Jalen Adams to a left ankle injury in the first half, battle No. 17 SMU the entire way before losing 69-61 at the XL Center in Hartford on Saturday.


NCAA top 25 men's basketball roundup

Thomas Welsh scored 12 of his 14 points in the second half and No. 5 UCLA dominated the offensive boards to beat No. 4 Arizona 77-72 in a Pac-12 showdown Saturday night.

Local colleges: Conn women advance to NESCAC hockey semis

Samantha Estes scored three goals as second-seeded Connecticut College rolled to a 5-3 victory over No. 7 Williams College in the quarterfinals of the New England Small College Athletic Conference women's hockey tournament on Saturday at Dayton...


Black Wolves host Mammoth in Sunday matinee at Sun

Sunday's game against the Colorado Mammoth at Mohegan Sun Arena (1 p.m.), marks the halfway point of the National Lacrosse League season for the New England Black Wolves.

East Lyme's Durham making a big splash at Central Connecticut

In a breakout junior season at Central Connecticut State University, Annmarie Durham, an East Lyme High graduate, set school records in the 1-meter and 3-meter dive and won NEC championship crowns in both events.

Local roundup: ECC boys' basketball semifinals are Saturday

The Eastern Connecticut Conference boys' basketball tournaments continue Saturday with semifinals at Waterford High School.


Anthony's jumper gives Knicks 110-109 victory over 76ers

Carmelo Anthony made a jumper with 0.3 seconds left to give the New York Knicks a 110-109 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Saturday night.

Harper homers in Washington's spring opener

Bryce Harper hit a long solo homer and a single, helping the Washington Nationals to an 8-6 victory over the New York Mets on Saturday.


Auto Racing

2 p.m., Ch. 61 — NASCAR Monster Cup Daytona 500 from Daytona Beach, Fla.

6 p.m., FS1 — NHRA Arizona Nationals from Phoenix. (taped today)


1 p.m., YES, WFAN (660-AM) — Exhibition: Toronto Blue Jays at New York Yankees from Tampa, Fla.  

1 p.m., NESN — Exhibition: Boston Red Sox at Tampa Bay Rays from Port Charlotte, Fla.

1 p.m., WCCT — Exhibition: Detroit Tigers at New York Mets from Port St. Lucie, Fla.


Noon, ESPNU — NCAA women: Georgia at Florida.

1 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA women: Florida State at Notre Dame.

1 p.m., FS1 — NCAA women: Georgetown at DePaul.

1 p.m., CBSSN — NCAA men: Middle Tennessee at Alabama-Birmingham.

1 p.m., SNY — NCAA men: La Salle at Massachusetts.

2 p.m., Ch. 3 — NCAA men: Syracuse at Louisville.

2 p.m., ESPNU — NCAA women: Kentucky at South Carolina.

3 p.m., CBSSN — NCAA men: Cincinnati at Central Florida.

3 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA women: Ohio State at Rutgers.

3:30 p.m., FS1 — NCAA men: Butler at Xavier.

3:30 p.m., NBA TV — NBA: Phoenix Suns at Milwaukee Bucks.

4 p.m., Ch. 3 — NCAA men: Wisconsin at Michigan State.

4 p.m., ESPNU — NCAA men: East Carolina at Tulsa.

5 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA women: Tennessee at Mississippi State.

5 p.m., SNY — NCAA women: William & Mary at James Madison.

5 p.m., CBSSN — NCAA men: Houston at Memphis.

6 p.m., CSN — NBA: Boston Celtics at Detroit Pistons.

6:30 p.m., ESPNU — NCAA men: Georgia Tech at Notre Dame.

7 p.m., NBA TV — NBA: New Orleans Pelicans at Oklahoma City Thunder.

8:30 p.m., ESPNU — NCAA men: Washington at Washington State.

9:30 p.m., NBA TV — NBA: Charlotte Hornets at Los Angeles Clippers.


1 p.m., ESPN — PBA: USBC Masters from Las Vegas.

3 p.m., ESPN — PBA: World Bowling Tour Finals from Las Vegas.


5 a.m., Golf Channel — European PGA: Joburg Open from Johannesburg, South Africa.

1 p.m., Golf Channel — PGA: Honda Classic from Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.

3 p.m., Chs. 10, 30 — PGA: Honda Classic from Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.


12:30 p.m., Chs. 10, 30 — NHL: Boston Bruins at Dallas Stars.

5 p.m., MSG — NHL: Columbus Blue Jackets at New York Rangers.

7:30 p.m., NBCSN — NHL: St. Louis Blues at Chicago Blackhawks.


Noon, NBCSN — English Premiership: Bath at Bristol. (taped today)


8:30 a.m., NBCSN — Premier League: Stoke City at Tottenham.


1 p.m., Tennis Channel — ATP: Rio Open from Rio de Janeiro.

Winter Sports

3:30 p.m., NBCSN — World Cup men's skeleton and four-man bobsleigh from Konigssee, Germany. (taped today)


Sun acquire post Kizer from Fever in three-team trade

The Connecticut Sun acquired 6-foot-4 post Lynetta Kizer and the eighth overall pick in April's WNBA Draft from the Indiana Fever on Tuesday as part of a three-way trade in which the Sun sent forward Camille Little to the Phoenix Mercury.

Faris among three players signed to training camp contracts by Connecticut Sun

The Connecticut Sun announced Tuesday that they had signed Kelly Faris, Kayla Pedersen and Jennifer Hamson to training camp contracts.