Local college notes

Tracking the Bears • The Coast Guard Academy men's basketball team is rolling. The Bears won their fifth straight by beating rival Merchant Marine 93-88 in overtime on Saturday. Sophomore Packy...

Stanford beats Indiana in double OT for 3rd straight men's soccer title

Stanford's Sam Werner, left, celebrates with Nico Corti after scoring the winning goal in the NCAA College Cup against Indiana on Sunday at Chester, Pa. (AP Photo/Derik Hamilton)

Sam Werner scored in the second overtime to lead Stanford to its third straight NCAA men's soccer title with a 1-0 win over Indiana on Sunday.

NCAA football playoffs

James Madison quarterback Bryan Schor carries the ball against Weber State during the first half of Friday night's FCS playoffs quarterfinal at Harrisonburg, Va. (Daniel Lin/Daily News-Record via AP)

Easton Stick threw for three first-half touchdowns and ran for another in the second half and second-seeded North Dakota State rolled to a 42-10 win over seventh-seeded Wofford in the FCS quarterfinals on Saturday.

Walk-on to Heisman: Oklahoma's Mayfield wins in landslide

Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield, winner of the Heisman Trophy, poses with the award on Saturday at New York. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)

Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield has won the Heisman Trophy, completing a climb from walk-on to one of the most accomplished players in the history of college football.

Jackson returns to NYC as relaxed Heisman finalist

Heisman Trophy finalists, from left, Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson, Stanford running back Bryce Love and Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield pose with the award during a media event on Friday at New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

Lamar Jackson gets asked to do the Heisman Trophy pose a lot.

COLUMNS

Here's hoping we haven't heard the last of Jeff Joyce

Jeff Joyce stepped down as the baseball coach at Fitch earlier this week. The coaching fraternity...

The Lonesome Polecat (state variant): YOUR (Monday) championship previews and other words

We updated these a scooch cause the GameTimeCT fellas made us feel like slackers.

Milan Keser was all about soccer, and so much more

Milan Keser remembered holding hands with his younger sister, Anka, in a Croatian concentration...

MORE COLLEGE SPORTS

Army edges Navy 14-13 as field goal try is wide on final play

Army's Ahmad Bradshaw (17) runs the ball against Navy during the first half of the Black Knights' 14-13 win on Saturday in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Bennett Moehring narrowly missed a 48-yard field goal in a swirling snow on the final play and Army held off Navy 14-13 to win its first Commander-in-Chief's Trophy since 1996

With losing streak over, Army eyes second straight win over Navy

Army quarterback Ahmad Bradshaw runs past Air Force defenders for a touchdown during a Nov. 4 game in Colorado. The Black Knights and Navy meet for the 118th time on Saturday in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)

With 14-game skid over, Jeff Monken-led Army eyes 2nd straight win over Navy, first Commander-in-Chief's Trophy since 1996

Oklahoma QB Baker Mayfield named the AP Player of the Year

Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield (6) celebrates with the Golden Hat Trophy following the team's 29-24 win over Texas on Oct. 14 at Dallas. (AP Photo/Ron Jenkins)

Baker Mayfield is The Associated Press college football Player of the Year, becoming the fourth Oklahoma quarterback to win the award since it was established in 1998.

Report: Youngest Ball brothers sign with same agent as Lonzo

Report: Youngest Ball brothers sign with same agent as Lonzo

UCONN FOOTBALL

UConn football's off-season theme: Get bigger, faster, stronger

UConn head coach Randy Edsall feels like the Huskies made some promising improvements in 2017, despite finishing 3-9 for the second straight season. (Gary Landers)/The Cincinnati Enquirer via AP)

With a rocky season over, the UConn football program shifts its focus to making the necessary improvements to continue the rebuilding project.

UConn falls to Cincinnati on missed PAT, 22-21

UConn quarterback David Pindell (5) runs as Cincinnati defensive end Curtis Brooks (92) attempts a tackle during the first half of Saturday's game at Cincinnati. (Gary Landers/The Cincinnati Enquirer via AP)

Haden Moore scored on a 4-yard run with 1:28 left to lead Cincinnati to a 22-21 win over Connecticut on Saturday.

UCONN WOMEN'S BASKETBALL

No. 1 UConn beats DePaul for Geno's 999th career win

UConn guard Kia Nurse is tripped by DePaul forward Mart'e Grays during the first half of the Huskies' 103-69 win on Friday night in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Katie Lou Samuelson scored 20, Crystal Dangerfield had 18 points and No. 1 UConn gave coach Geno Auriemma his 999th victory with a 103-69 rout of DePaul

Defending DePaul newest challenge for UConn’s Azurá Stevens

UConn assistant coach Marisa Moseley, left, has some advice for Azurá Stevens coming out of a timeout Sunday against Notre Dame during a game at the XL Center in Hartford. UConn plays at DePaul on Friday. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

When Azurá Stevens made the decision to transfer from Duke despite putting forth scintillating performances during her two seasons there, she looked forward to the challenges that come with playing for Hall of Fame coach Geno Auriemma.

No. 1 UConn rallies in fourth to beat No. 3 Notre Dame 80-71

UConn's Katie Lou Samuelson pokes the ball away from Notre Dame's Kathryn Westbeld (33) in the second half of Sunday's game at the XL Center in Hartford. UConn rallied for an 80-71 win. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

Katie Lou Samuelson scored 18 points, Azura Stevens added 17 and top-ranked UConn rallied from an 11-point fourth-quarter deficit to beat No. 3 Notre Dame 80-71 Sunday in the Jimmy V Classic.

No. 1 UConn women host No. 3 Notre Dame in Hartford

UConn's Katie Lou Samuelson, left, who has missed the last four games with a sprained left foot, is expected to return to the lineup on Sunday when the top-ranked Huskies host No. 3 Notre Dame in the Jimmy V Classic at the XL Center in Hartford. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

Top-ranked UConn hosts No. 3 Notre Dame on Sunday in the Jimmy V Classic before what is expected to be a sellout crowd at the XL Center in Hartford.

LOCAL ROUNDUP

Local roundup: St. Joseph rallies past Ansonia to win Class S football title

David Summers threw five touchdown passes as second-seeded St. Joseph rallied from a 21-point deficit to defeat No. 1 Ansonia on Monday, 42-36, in the CIAC Class S football championship.

Local college roundup: Thaqi leads Pointers to victory

Edona Thaqi scored 21 points and had eight rebounds, leading Avery Point to a 73-15 win over Queensborough Community College in a nonleague women's basketball game on Sunday.

PROFESSIONAL

Dolphins snap Patriots' eight-game winning streak with 27-20 win

Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) is sacked by Miami's Ndamukong Suh (93) during the second half of Monday night's game in Florida. The Dolphins' ended New England's eight-game winning streak with a 27-20 win. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

Brady intercepted twice, Dolphins snap Patriots' eight-game winning streak

Steelers put Shazier on IR, hopeful Haden returns vs. Pats

Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin reacts to a call by the officials during Sunday's game against the Ravens at Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

Mike Tomlin is ready to talk about the New England Patriots.

ON THE AIR

Basketball

7 p.m., ESPN — NBA: Los Angeles Lakers at New York Knicks.

7 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA men: Mississippi State at Cincinnati.

7 p.m., ESPNU — NCAA men: Fordham at Rutgers.

7 p.m., FS1 — NCAA men: St. Peter's at Seton Hall.

7:30 p.m., YES, WCBS (880-AM) — NBA: Washington Wizards at Brooklyn Nets.

9 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA men: Michigan at Texas.

9 p.m., ESPNU — NCAA men: Albany at Memphis.

9:30 p.m., ESPN — NBA: Philadelphia 76ers at Minnesota Timberwolves.

Hockey

7:05 p.m., WFAN (660-AM) — NHL: Los Angeles Kings at New Jersey Devils.

8 p.m., NBCSN — NHL: Tampa Bay Lightning at St. Louis Blues.

Soccer

2:30 p.m., FS1 — Bundesliga: Borussia Dortmund at Mainz.

2:55 p.m., NBCSN — Premier League: Chelsea at Huddersfield Town.