Local college roundup: UConn's Calhoun sprains knee in practice

UConn junior Omar Calhoun will likely be sidelined for at least a week after suffering a sprained MCL during practice on Sunday.

Local college notes

A look back at last week's highights involving local colleges and local athletes at colleges outside the region.

Burns, Bears are up to the task

As senior Richie Burns walked off the turf on Saturday, his Coast Guard Academy teammates greeted him with warm handshakes and hugs. Burns deserved every congratulatory offering.

Local college roundup: Conn women blank Trinity 4-0

Four different players score goals as the Connecticut College women's soccer team cruised to a 4-0 victory over Trinity College on Saturday.

Another close one slips through Coast Guard's grasp

Bill George, the organizationís head football coach, believes it to be part of the Coast Guard Academyís founding principles. Thou shalt win the close ones.

SCHEDULES

COLUMNS

Trading football for futbol

This was soccerís night. No competition. The boys and girls on the turfed lawn of East Lyme High.

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Endicott at Coast Guard Academy football preview

When: Today, 1:30 p.m. Where: Cadet Memorial Field, New London. Records: Endicott 4-2 overall, 3-0 New England Football Conference; Coast Guard 3-4, 2-2. Players to watch: Endicott, QB Drew Frenette...

Season to celebrate for Conn College women's soccer

A day after one of the biggest wins in program history, the Connecticut College women's soccer team could still sense the excitement from an upset victory celebration over No. 14 Amherst College.

Coast Guard D-line returns from injury to lead the charge

Coast Guard Academy's three defensive linemen all returned this season from injuries and, since a 56-0 loss Sept. 20 at Hampden-Sydney, ranked 25th in the nation in Division III, the Bears have been locked in on defense, allowing just 11.75 points...

Nine UNC employees fired or disciplined in scandal

More than 3,100 students - nearly half of them athletes - enrolled in classes they didn't have to show up for and received artificially inflated grades in what an investigator called a "shadow curriculum" that lasted nearly two decades at the...

UCONN FOOTBALL

Injuries have forced UConn's secondary to get even younger

UConn is preparing to play another difficult football opponent in American Athletic Conference co-leader Central Florida, which visits on Saturday at noon at Rentschler Field in East Hartford. The Huskies are still chasing their first conference...

Huskies lose cornerback Byron Jones to injury

UConn cornerback Byron Jones will undergo surgery on his left shoulder and miss the remainder of the season.

UCONN WOMEN'S BASKETBALL

Huskies return to work

UConn opened practice Wednesday with a lot of new faces, but the same old goal of winning a national title. The two-time defending womenís champions, who lost center Stefanie Dolson and guard Bria Hartley to graduation, have reloaded with the...

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Friday's Schedule

A listing of Friday's local college and high school events.

Local roundup: Old Lyme boys and girls advance to Shoreline title games

Old Lyme will play for both the boys' and girls' Shoreline Conference soccer championships on Friday night after recording shutout victories in the semifinals on Wednesday.

PROFESSIONAL

Giants edge Royals 3-2 in Game 7 behind Bumgarner

Madison Bumgarner pitched five innings of near-perfect relief and the San Francisco Giants held off the Kansas City Royals 3-2 Wednesday night in Game 7 of the World Series for their third championship in five seasons.

Bumgarner wins World Series MVP

Madison Bumgarner capped off a most splendid October and earned MVP honors Wednesday night, pitching five scoreless innings of relief in Game 7 as the San Francisco Giants held off the Kansas City Royals 3-2.

ON THE AIR

Basketball

8 p.m., TNT - NBA: New York Knicks at Cleveland Cavaliers.

10:30 p.m., TNT - NBA: Oklahoma City Thunder at Los Angeles Clippers.

Boxing

9 p.m., FS1 - Sharif Bogere vs. Fernando Garcia in a lightweight bout and Danny O'Connor vs. Andrew Farmer in a welterweight bout from Plymouth, Mass.

Football

7:30 p.m., ESPN - NCAA: Florida State at Louisville.

7:30 p.m., ESPNU - NCAA: Troy at Georgia Southern.

8:25 p.m., NFL Network, WCBS (880-AM) - NFL: New Orleans Saints at Carolina Panthers.

Golf

6 a.m., Golf Channel - European PGA: BMW Masters from Shanghai. (taped today)

4:30 p.m., Golf Channel - Champions: Charles Schwab Cup Championship from Scottsdale, Ariz.

11 p.m., Golf Channel - PGA: CIMB Classic from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

3 a.m. (Friday), Golf Channel - LPGA: Taiwan Championship from Taipei. (taped today)

Hockey

7 p.m., NESN - NHL: Boston Bruins at Buffalo Sabres.

7:05 p.m., WFAN (660-AM) - NHL: Winnipeg Jets at New Jersey Devils.

Soccer

8 p.m., ESPN2 - MLS playoffs: Sporting Kansas City at New York Red Bulls.

Tennis

5:30 a.m., Tennis Channel - ATP: BNP Paribas Masters from Paris.