COLUMNS

Dayton looks a lot like a team we've seen before

It was 1991. Gampel Pavilion was still pristine. Rebecca Lobo was in high school. Stump Merrill was...

Reaction to NCAA's late game times: Zzzz

And at the intersection of incompetence and gluttony, may we present the National Collegiate...

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Federer, Nadal, Murray reach quarters at Indian Wells

Roger Federer dominated Jack Sock in a 6-3, 6-2 victory to reach the quarterfinals at the BNP Paribas Open on Wednesday, with the four-time tournament champion winning 14 consecutive points in the second set.

Serena in, Sharapova out at Indian Wells; Federer, Nadal win

Struggling with her serve and a rash of errors, Serena Williams overcame a slow start to beat Sloane Stephens 6-7 (3), 6-2, 6-2 in the fourth round at the BNP Paribas Open on Tuesday, extending her winning streak to 14 matches.

Sharapova beats Azarenka on sixth match point at Indian Wells

Maria Sharapova defeated Victoria Azarenka 6-4, 6-3 on her sixth match point in a third-round pairing of former No. 1-ranked players at the BNP Paribas Open on Monday.

UCONN

UConn earns eighth straight trip to Final Four

Finally, someone punched back. Finally. After the conga line of corpses the UConn women see nightly, the Huskies encountered Dayton, a team Geno Auriemma would call "one of the best teams we've played in the last five years."

UConn's Lubin plans to transfer

UConn forward Rakim Lubin is planning to transfer after just one season with the UConn men's basketball team.

COLLEGES

Camp Cal the latest innovation in team building at Kentucky

One time, at basketball camp: Camp Cal builds a team and keeps NBA prospects alive

Michigan State back in Final Four a year later than expected

A year later than expected, Izzo's Spartans return to Final Four in surprising fashion

LOCAL ROUNDUP

Local college notes

Around the region • Ledyard High School graduate Sean Curtin helped the St. Michael’s College men’s lacrosse team rally from a seven-goal deficit to beat Southern New Hampshire,...

Black Wolves fall to Swarm

A loss notwithstanding, New England Black Wolves coach Blane Harrison was in a more upbeat mood Sunday than he has been at times this season.

Local college roundup: Coast Guard sister act dominates on opening day

Freshman sisters Gabrielle and Alexia Troise led the Coast Guard Academy women’s track team to a fourth-place finish Saturday at the season-opening Coast Guard Spring Invitational.

PROFESSIONAL

Celtics keep beat Hornets to keep playoff hopes alive

Avery Bradley scores 30 points, Celtics defeat Hornets 116-104

NBA roundup

Carroll scores 23 points, Korver hits 4 straight long jumpers to lead Hawks past Bucks, 101-88

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