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Why didn't Mayor Finizio consult Dr. I first?

Idle Thoughts, while waiting for the Sun's season opener, Jacoby Ellsbury's speedy recovery and a...

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Rangers’ Lundqvist back at practice, closer to game ready

Henrik Lundqvist practiced with his Rangers teammates Tuesday for the first time since he was forced from the lineup by a neck injury in February, and could be back in goal by this weekend.

NHL roundup

Anze Kopitar had a goal and two assists, and the defending Stanley Cup champion Los Angeles Kings beat the New Jersey Devils 3-1 on Monday night at the start of a five-game trip.

NHL roundup

Derek Stepan broke out of a long slump with two goals and an assist, and the New York Rangers caught the Western Conference-leading Anaheim Ducks atop the NHL standings with a 7-2 rout Sunday night.

UCONN

UConn adds another transfer

Larrier commits to the Huskies

Diarra is UConn men's first commit for 2016

Mamadou Diarra always considered UConn his dream school.

COLLEGES

Avery Point rallies to remain alive in NJCAA World Series

UConn-Avery Point staged a pair of dramatic comebacks to remain alive in the NJCAA Division II World Series.

Miami-FIU matchup in NCAAs rekindles a coaching feud

Finally: After 7 years of avoiding each other, Miami and FIU set to meet in NCAA Tournament

LOCAL ROUNDUP

Local roundup: Sun's Griffin out indefinitely following hip surgery

Connecticut Sun forward Kelsey Griffin underwent arthroscopic surgery on her left hip on Friday morning and will be sideline indefinitely.

Avery Point's run comes to an end

The UConn-Avery Point baseball team finally ran out of comebacks.

Friday's schedule

Today's local college and high school schedule.

PROFESSIONAL

Rangers left to digest another empty result

For these New York Rangers, simply skating in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference finals — scoreless with the Tampa Bay Lightning heading into third period — was something of a postseason miracle.

Johnson makes drive toward NASCAR history at Dover

Perfect 10: Johnson makes attempt at 10th career victory at Dover International Speedway

CT SUN

Hip surgery to sideline Sun's Griffin indefinitely

Connecticut Sun forward Kelsey Griffin underwent arthroscopic surgery on her left hip on Friday morning and will be sideline indefinitely.

Sun end preseason with loss to Sparks

The Connecticut Sun conclude their WNBA preseason with a 64-57 loss to the Los Angeles Sparks at Mohegan Sun Arena on Thursday night

ON THE AIR

Auto Racing

10 a.m., FS1 — NASCAR Sprint Cup FedEx 400 practice from Dover, Del.

11 a.m., FS1 — NASCAR Xfinity Buckle Up 200 qualifying from Dover, Del.

1 p.m., FS1 — NASCAR Sprint Cup FedEx 400 final practice from Dover, Del.

2:30 p.m., Ch. 61 — NASCAR Xfinity Buckle Up 200 from Dover, Del.

3:30 p.m., Ch. 8 — IndyCar Dual in Detroit race 1.

Baseball

Noon, ESPN2 — NCAA: Auburn vs. College of Charleston in Division I tournament regional from Tallahassee, Fla.

4 p.m., WCCT, WOR (710-AM) — MLB: Miami Marlins at New York Mets.

4 p.m., FS1 — MLB: Arizona Diamondbacks at Milwaukee Brewers.

7 p.m., Ch. 61, WTIC (1080-AM), WEEI (103.7-FM) — MLB: Boston Red Sox at Texas Rangers.

10 p.m., YES, WFAN (660-AM) — MLB: New York Yankees at Oakland Athletics.

Football

10 p.m., ESPN2 — Arena: Arizona Rattlers at Spokane Shock.

Golf

8:30 a.m., Golf Channel — European PGA: Irish Open from Newcastle, Northern Ireland.

1 p.m., Golf Channel — PGA: Byron Nelson Championship from Irving, Texas.

3 p.m., Ch. 3 — PGA: Byron Nelson Championship from Irving, Texas.

3 p.m., Golf Channel — LPGA: ShopRite Classic from Galloway, N.J.

Hockey

8 p.m., NBCSN — NHL playoffs: Chicago Blackhawks at Anaheim Ducks.

Motorcycle Racing

6:30 p.m., NBCSN — AMA Motocross from Lakewood, Colo. (taped today)

Rugby

3 p.m., Chs. 10, 30 — Collegiate Championship pool play from Philadelphia.

4:30 p.m., NBCSN — Collegiate Championship pool play from Philadelphia.

Soccer

Noon, Ch. 61 — FA Cup: Arsenal vs. Aston Villa in final from London.

3:25 p.m., ESPN2 — Primera Division: Bilbao at Barcelona in Copa del Rey final.

4:30 p.m., ESPN — Women's exhibition: United States vs. South Korea from Harrison, N.J.

5:55 p.m., ESPNEWS — Men's exhibition: Mexico vs. Guatemala from Mexico City.

7 p.m., YES — MLS: Houston Dynamo at New York City FC.

Softball

Noon, ESPN — NCAA: Auburn vs. Tennessee in College World Series from Oklahoma City.

2:30 p.m., ESPN — NCAA: Alabama vs. Oregon in College World Series from Oklahoma City.

7 p.m., ESPN — NCAA: Louisiana State vs. Auburn-Tennessee winner in College World Series from Oklahoma City.

9:30 p.m., ESPN — NCAA: UCLA vs. Alabama-Oregon winner in College World Series from Oklahoma City.

Tennis

5 a.m., Tennis Channel — French Open from Paris.

Noon, Chs. 10, 30 — French Open from Paris.

Track & Field

3:30 p.m., NBCSN — Prefontaine Classic from Eugene, Ore.

4:30 p.m., Chs. 10, 30 — Prefontaine Classic from Eugene, Ore.