COLUMNS

Sun's Kelsey Bone uses the floor to speak about Olympic 'slight' of Candace Parker

Kelsey Bone is perturbed over the latest cause celebre within women's basketball: The omission of...

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UCONN

STM's Vital commits to UConn

St. Thomas More guard Christian Vital commits to play at UConn next season.

UConn athletics enjoys NCAA APR success

UConn's athletic department had four teams that posted a perfect 1000 multi-year Academic Progress Rate, while nine teams had perfect 1000 APR scores for the 2014-15 academic year.

COLLEGES

Iowa State's Bill Fennelly, sued by ex-star, defends self

Bill Fennelly is defending himself and his coaching style, two weeks after the long-time Iowa State women's basketball coach was sued by a former star player for race discrimination and retaliation.

Jordan Johnson has learned how to channel his fire at Mitchell

Al Jordan Johnson is a fire-breathing dragon on the mound. He scorches the competition. His Mitchell College baseball teammates feed off his energy.

LOCAL ROUNDUP

One year after 4-14, Black Wolves are chasing a division title

The New England Black Wolves can win the NLL East Division with a pair of wins this weekend, a sweet success that some of their players have never before tasted.

LOCAL CALENDAR

MISCELLANEOUSChris Potvin Scholarship Fund — For high school student-athletes who wish to apply for $1,000 scholarships (20 will be awarded). Visit http://chrispotvinfund.com for application or contact Wayne Potvin, (860)...

Local roundup: Mitchell baseball remains in the winners' bracket

Kyle Hartenstein went 4-for-4 with five runs and two RBI as the top-seeded Mitchell baseball team downed No. 4 Lesley 10-5 Friday in the first round of the New England Collegiate Conference double-elimination tournament.

PROFESSIONAL

NBA roundup

Dwyane Wade scored 10 of his 23 points in the fourth quarter, and the Miami Heat forced their first-round series to a seventh game with a 97-90 victory over the Charlotte Hornets on Friday night

NHL roundup

Radek Faksa scored the tiebreaking goal on a rebound with 4:44 to play and had an assist on the other Dallas goal to help the Stars open the second round of the Western Conference playoffs with a 2-1 victiry over the St. Louis Blues on Friday night

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CT SUN

Sun's Jamie Weisner should prove to be one tough rookie

Jamie Weisner's toughness and relentless work ethic may earn the Oregon State rookie a place on the Connecticut Sun this season.

Miller's first objective: Create "family" atmosphere

First-year Connecticut Sun coach Curt Miller wants to keep the lines of communication open with the team and create a "family" atmosphere.