NCAA men's basketball top 25 roundup

Rhode Island's Jeff Dowtin (11) pokes the ball away from Seton Hall's Khadeen Carrington (0) during the first half of Thursday's game in the NIT Season Tip-Off tournament at New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

Trevon Duval had 22 points and top-ranked Duke pulled away for a 99-81 victory over surprisingly tenacious Portland State on Thursday to open the Phil Knight Invitational.

Texas Tech wins tourney title at Mohegan Sun

Keenan Evans scored 25 points to lead Texas Tech over No. 20 Northwestern 85-49 on Sunday in the championship game of the Hall of Fame Tip-Off Tournament.

UCLA fires football coach Jim Mora

UCLA fired football coach Jim Mora on Sunday with one regular-season game left in his sixth season.

Top 25 college football roundup

Michigan's Brandon Watson breaks up a pass intended for Wisconsin's Danny Davis III during the second half of Saturday's game at Madison, Wis. No. 5 Wisconsin beat No. 19 Michigan 24-10. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

Malik Rosier threw three touchdown passes and ran for another score and No. 2 Miami pulled off its biggest comeback in five years, by holding off Virginia 44-28 on Saturday to extend the nation's longest winning streak to 15 games.

Butch Jones out as Tennessee's football coach

Tennessee head coach Butch Jones yells from the sideline during the first half of Saturday's game against Missouri at Columbia, Mo. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

Tennessee began the season in the Top 25 and is ending it with a coaching change.

COLUMNS

Roman: A truly decent man who belonged around games our kids play

I had no idea that Juan Roman's last game at New London had just happened a few hours earlier. Wish...

MORE COLLEGE SPORTS

Yale beats Harvard to 24-3 to win Ivy League championship

Yale kicker Alex Galland, left, celebrates with teammate John Lager after a first half field goal against Harvard on Saturday at the Yale Bowl in New Haven. Yale beat its rival 24-3 to win its first outright Ivy League title in 37 years. (AP Photo/Gregory Payan)

Yale tops Harvard 24-3 to give Bulldogs their 1st outright Ivy League championship in 37 years

Yale can win Ivy title outright with win over rival Harvard

The Game: Harvard vs Yale will determine Ivy League champion, with Crimson in role of spoiler

Miami jumps to No. 2 behind Alabama in AP football poll

Miami is back at No. 2 in The Associated Press college football poll , the Hurricanes' best ranking since 2003.

Coast Guard-Merchant Marine: Pageantry, patriotism ... football

The Bears will play rival Merchant Marine at noon Saturday for the Secretaries' Cup, surrounded by all the pageantry of Army-Navy only on a smaller scale. Both academies' corps of cadets will be at Cadet Memorial Field, cheering, jeering. And the...

UCONN FOOTBALL

UConn football determined to send seniors out on a high note

UConn coach Randy Edsall hopes to be able to send his seniors off on a high note when the Huskies close their 2017 season on the road against Cincinnati on Saturday at Nippert Stadium. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

UConn ends its first season during Randy Edsall's second go-around on Saturday when the Huskies visit Cincinnati an an American Athletic Conference game.

Van Demark growing into his role on UConn football team

True freshman Ryan Van Demark regularly lines up against stronger and more experienced football players.

UCONN WOMEN'S BASKETBALL

No. 1 UConn routs No. 5 UCLA 78-60 for 39th road win in row

UConn forward Napheesa Collier (24) past UCLA guard Chantel Horvat during Tuesday night's game in Los Angeles. The top-ranked Huskies routed the No. 5 Bruins 78-60. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)

Napheesa Collier scored 23 points and No. 1 UConn routed fifth-ranked UCLA 78-60, snapping the Bruins' 32-game home winning streak

Point guard battle highlights UConn-UCLA matchup

UConn head coach Geno Auremma gives advice to point guard Crystal Dangerfield Sunday's 97-72 win over Maryland in Hartford. The No. 1 Huskies begin a west coast road trip on Tuesday night against No. 5 UCLA in Los Angeles. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

No. 1 UConn begins a long west coast road trip at UCLA on Tuesday night in a game that features an intriguing point guard matchup in the Huskies' Crystal Dangerfield and the Bruins' Jordin Canada.

UConn women rout No. 15 Maryland, 97-72

UConn's Crystal Dangerfield goes by Maryland's Blair Watson (22) and Sarah Myers during Sunday's game at the XL Center in Hartford. No. 1 UConn beat No. 15 Maryland 97-72. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

Kia Nurse scored 21 points to lead six UConn players in double figures as the top-ranked Huskies routed No. 15 Maryland 97-72 on Sunday.

UConn's Stevens ready to step in if Samuelson misses Maryland game

UConn's Azura Stevens (23) goes by California's Kristine Anigwe (31) during Friday night's 82-47 win over the Bears. Stevens, a 6-foot-6 transfer from Duke, could move into the starting lineup for Sunday's game against Maryland if Katie Lou Samuelson can't play because of a foot injury. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

UConn's Geno Auriemma has a pretty good option in Azurá Stevens if All-American Katie Lou Samuelson misses Sunday's game against Maryland with a foot injury suffered during Friday's win over California.

LOCAL ROUNDUP

Local roundup: Montville falls to Windham, 36-29

Montville's fourth-quarter rally came up short as the Indians lost to Windham 36-29 in a high school football game on Wednesday night.

PROFESSIONAL

Redskins beat Giants 20-10 in turkey of a Thanksgiving game

Kirk Cousins threw two touchdown passes to compensate for a pick-6, and the Washington Redskins beat the New York Giants 20-10 on Thursday night on a drab field in a drab game between two injury-depleted teams that did not look ready for prime time.

Rivers, Chargers beat fading Cowboys 28-6

Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott (4) scrambles out of pocket under pressure from Joey Bosa of the Chargers (99) in the second half of Thursday's game at Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Michael Ainsworth)

Philip Rivers and the Los Angeles Chargers are on the move. Dak Prescott and the Dallas Cowboys are fading fast.

ON THE AIR

Auto Racing

8 a.m., NBCSN — Formula One Abu Dhabi Grand Prix practice from United Arab Emirates.

Basketball

11 a.m., ESPNEWS — NCAA men: Missouri vs. St. John's in AdvoCare Invitational semifinal from Orlando, Fla.

Noon, YES, WFAN (660-AM) — NBA: Portland Trail Blazers at Brooklyn Nets.

Noon, ESPN2 — NCAA men: Villanova vs. Northern Iowa in Battle 4 Atlantis final from Paradise Island, Bahamas.

1:30 p.m., ESPNEWS — NCAA men: Saint Mary's vs. Washington State in Wooden Legacy semifinal from Fullerton, Calif.

2:30 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA men: Tennessee vs. North Carolina State in Battle 4 Atlantis third-place game from Paradise Island, Bahamas.

3 p.m., ESPNU — NCAA men: Portland State vs. Butler in PK80 Invitational motion bracket from Portland, Ore.

3:30 p.m., ESPN — NCAA men: North Carolina vs. Arkansas in PK80 Invitational victory bracket semifinal from Portland, Ore.

5 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA men: Central Florida vs. West Virginia in AdvoCare Invitational from semifinal Orlando, Fla.

5:30 p.m., Ch. 61 — NCAA men: Xavier vs. Arizona State in Las Vegas Invitational final.

5:30 p.m., ESPN — NCAA men: Duke vs. Texas in PK80 Invitational motion bracket semifinal from Portland, Ore.

7 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA men: Georgia vs. San Diego State in Wooden Legacy semifinal from Fullerton, Calif.

7 p.m., ESPNU — NCAA men: Virginia vs. Rhode Island in NIT Tip-Off final from New York.

7 p.m., CBSSN — NCAA men: Texas Christian vs. New Mexico in Emerald Coast Classic from Niceville, Fla.

7:30 p.m., NBCSB — NBA: Orlando Magic at Boston Celtics.

7:30 p.m., MSG — NBA: New York Knicks at Atlanta Hawks.

8 p.m., NBA TV — NBA: Charlotte Hornets at Cleveland Cavaliers.  

8 p.m., FS1 — NCAA men: George Washington vs. Kansas State in Las Vegas Invitational third-place game.

9 p.m., ESPNU — NCAA men: Stanford vs. Ohio State in PK80 Invitational motion bracket from Portland, Ore.

9:30 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA men: Oregon vs. DePaul in PK80 Invitational victory bracket from Portland, Ore.

9:30 p.m., CBSSN — NCAA men: Maryland vs. St. Bonaventure in Emerald Coast Classic from Niceville, Fla. 

9:45 p.m., ESPNEWS — NCAA men: Vanderbilt vs. Seton Hall in NIT Tip-Off third-place game from New York.

10:30 p.m., NBA TV — NBA: Chicago Bulls at Golden State Warriors.   

11:30 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA men: Florida vs. Gonzaga in PK80 Invitational motion bracket semifinal from Portland, Ore.

Midnight, ESPN, WTIC (1080-AM) — NCAA men: UConn vs. Michigan State in PK80 Invitational victory bracket semifinal from Portland, Ore.

Football

11:30 a.m., ESPNU — NCAA: Western Michigan at Toledo.

Noon, Ch. 8 — NCAA: Miami at Pittsburgh.

Noon, ESPN — NCAA: Navy at Houston.

Noon, FS1 — NCAA: Baylor at Texas Christian.

Noon, CBSSN — NCAA: Northern Illinois at Central Michigan.

2:30 p.m., Ch. 3 — NCAA: Missouri at Arkansas.

3:30 p.m., Ch. 8 — NCAA: South Florida at Central Florida.

3:30 p.m., CBSSN — NCAA: New Mexico at San Diego State.

4 p.m., FS1 — NCAA: Iowa at Nebraska.

8 p.m., Ch. 61 — NCAA: Texas Tech at Texas.

8 p.m., ESPN — NCAA: Virginia Tech at Virginia.

10:30 p.m., FS1 — NCAA: California at UCLA.

Golf

8 p.m., Golf Channel — Australasia PGA: Australian Open from Sydney.

1 a.m. (Saturday), Golf Channel — European PGA: Hong Kong Open from Fanling.

Hockey

1 p.m., Chs. 10, 30 — NHL: Pittsburgh Penguins at Boston Bruins.

4 p.m., WFAN (660-AM) — NHL: New York Islanders at Philadelphia Flyers.

7:05 p.m., WFAN (660-AM) — NHL: Vancouver Canucks at New Jersey Devils.

7:30 p.m., NBCSN — NCAA men: Minnesota at Notre Dame.

Rugby

5:30 p.m., NBCSN — English Premiership: Gloucester at Newcastle. (taped today)

Soccer

3 p.m., NBCSN — Premier League: Leicester City at West Ham.

Tennis

8 a.m., Tennis Channel — Davis Cup: Belgium at France in final from Lille.

3 p.m., Tennis Channel — WTA: Hawaii Open from Honolulu.

11 p.m., Tennis Channel — WTA: Hawaii Open from Honolulu.

Winter Sports

Midnight, NBCSN — Women's Bobsled from Whistler, British Columbia. (taped today)