Local college notes

Coast Guard Academy athletes captured four New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference weekly honors.

Last-shot practice pays with Final Four for North Carolina

Roy Williams still has not watched the tape of the 2016 national championship game and likely never will

South Carolina: The surprise of the Final Four

Gonzaga is in its first Final Four but the Zags had knocked on the door a few times

Coaches: Carolina Final Four advantage to fade after tipoff

Coaches for Oregon, South Carolina and Gonzaga concede Roy Williams and his North Carolina players have an advantage when it comes to knowing how to deal with the hot spotlight during Final Four week

No. 1 South Carolina holds off Florida State, reaches Final Four

Kaela Davis scored 23 points and A'ja Wilson added 16 and top-seeded South Carolina held off No. 3 seed Florida State 71-64 in a furious finish to win the Stockton Regional



Your favorite COPT offers advice on spring cleaning

And now for another installment from Columnist Of The People (COTP). Today's topic: spring cleaning.

Could basketball be emerging as the sentimental favorite, after all?

I would be able to identify and analyze an infield fly much easier than I could a matchup zone. Not...


Stanford rallies, edges Notre Dame 76-75 to reach Final Four

Even after Alanna Smith and Stanford pulled off a huge rally to put Stanford in position to reach the Final Four, there still was work to do.

Florida State, South Carolina like to scrimmage in preseason

Florida State's Leticia Romero might not remember all the details

Carolina (North) your tour guide for this year's Final Four

Consider North Carolina the tour guide at this year's Final Four

Zags, Ducks give West Coast flair to Final Four in Phoenix

Gonzaga and Oregon are giving the West Coast a reason to watch the Final Four for a change


UConn football players, especially Melifonwu, showcase their skills on Pro Day

The analyzing eyes of 24 NFL scouts looked on Wednesday as UConn football players participated in Pro Day.

Edsall warmly welcomes back former Huskies

Spotting former UConn quarterback Dan Orlovsky at football practice Tuesday brought back memories for Tommy Myers.


UConn women beat Oregon, reach 10th straight Final Four

Having watched from all the way across the nation, members of the University of Oregon women's basketball team were asked their impressions of the UConn women and what makes them so dominant.

UConn rides another hot start and routs Oregon 90-52 in Bridgeport final

Top-seeded UConn turned away No. 10 Oregon 90-52 in the NCAA women's basketball tournament's Bridgeport Regional championship before a sold-out crowd of 8,978 fans at Webster Bank Arena, thwarting the magical Ducks' bid for a fourth straight upset.

UConn notes: Huskies are looking forward to playing at Oregon next season

UConn and Oregon, opponents in Monday's NCAA women's basketball tournament Bridgeport Regional final, will also both be a part of Nike co-founder Phil Knight's 80th birthday celebration in November.

Collier, Samuelson earn first team Associated Press All-America honors

Kelsey Plum is a unanimous choice to The Associated Press women's basketball All-America team


Local roundup: Prettitore leads Mitchell to a sweep

Francis Prettitore was 6-for-8 and drove in nine runs as Mitchell College swept Albertus Magnus in a nonleague baseball doubleheader on Sunday, winning both games 18-2.


NFL owners approve Raiders' move from Oakland to Las Vegas

NFL owners have approved the Oakland Raiders' move to Las Vegas

Knicks hand Pistons fourth straight loss, 109-95

Derrick Rose scored 27 points, Kristaps Porzingis had 25 and the New York Knicks handed the Detroit Pistons another damaging defeat with a 109-95 victory



1 p.m., SNY, ESPN — Exhibition: St. Louis Cardinals at New York Mets from Port St. Lucie, Fla.

4 p.m., MLB Network — Exhibition: San Francisco Giants at Chicago Cubs from Mesa, Ariz.

6 p.m., NESN Plus — Exhibition: Boston Red Sox at Pittsburgh Pirates from Bradenton, Fla.


7 p.m., ESPN — NIT men: Georgia Tech vs. Cal State Bakersfield in semifinal from New York.

7:30 p.m., YES, WFAN (660-AM) — NBA: Philadelphia 76ers at Brooklyn Nets.

8 p.m., NBA TV — NBA: Golden State Warriors at Houston Rockets.

9:30 p.m., ESPN — NIT men: Texas Christian vs. Central Florida in semifinal from New York.

10:30 p.m., NBA TV — NBA: Washington Wizards at Los Angeles Lakers.


9 p.m., FS1 — Leduan Barthelemy vs. Reynaldo Blanco in a junior lightweight bout and Marcos Hernandez vs. Kyrone Davis in a junior middleweight bout from Nice, Calif.


7 p.m., NESN — NHL: Nashville Predators at Boston Bruins.

10:30 p.m., MSG — NHL: New York Rangers at San Jose Sharks.


2:55 p.m., ESPN2 — Men's exhibition: Spain at France from Saint-Denis.


11 a.m., Tennis Channel — Miami Open from Key Biscayne, Fla.

7 p.m., Tennis Channel — Miami Open from Key Biscayne, Fla.