Local college roundup: Record belongs to Mitchell's Murtha with 15 goals

Ashley Murtha of Mitchell College broke the NCAA Division III record for most goals in a women's lacrosse game with 15 as the Mariners lost to Bay Path 26-16 in a New England Collegiate Conference game Tuesday.

Local college notes

Mariners riding a wave • The Mitchell College men's lacrosse program received two weekly honors from the New England Collegiate Conference. Sophomore Jacob Setzko earned player of the week honors...

Homers have been coming easy for CGA's Duncan

Coast Guard Academy senior Timbo Duncan, whose new nickname is the Dinger King, was asked if he thinks about hitting home runs during at-bats.

Local college notes: Mitchell sweeps NECC baseball honors

The Mitchell College baseball team has dominated the New England Collegiate Conference weekly awards so far this season. The first-place Mariners (17-6, 6-1) swept the honors on Monday.



Sun outlook is brighter ... even without their best player

It's not an easy sell for the Sun to — again — ask their fans for patience. But it's...


Will NFL team come calling for UConn's Melifonwu in first round?

UConn defensive back Obi Melifonwu is expected to go early could here is name called in the first round of the NFL Draft on Thursday night in Philadelphia.

Butler leaving UConn women to finish career at George Mason

Natalie Butler, a reserve center, is leaving the UConn women's basketball program to pursue a postgraduate degree from George Mason University in her hometown of Fairfax, Va.


Close to home: Rebecca Lobo puts down stakes at Hall of Fame

Rebecca Lobo will be close to home when taking her place in Basketball Hall of Fame

UConn's Lobo among 11 named to Naismith Hall of Fame Class of 2017

Two-time NBA scoring champion Tracy McGrady, Kansas coach Bill Self, former Chicago Bulls executive Jerry Krause and former UConn star Rebecca Lobo are part of this year's Basketball Hall of Fame class

Auriemma puts rare loss in perspective while praising Mississippi State

All UConn coach Geno Auriemma could think watching Mississippi State celebrate an overtime victory late Friday night and into Saturday morning was that he's been there.

Mississippi State stuns UConn 66-64 in OT and ends Huskies' 111-game winning streak

Standing two wins shy of winning a fifth straight national championship, UConn's miraculous record run came to an end at the hands of Mississippi State.


Local roundup: Old Lyme tops Fitch in boys' tennis

Old Lyme swept singles play en route to a 4-3 win over Fitch in a nonleague boys' tennis match on Thursday.

Local roundup: Old Lyme boys' golf team remains unbeaten

Graham Aird and Mason Swaney each carded a 38 as Old Lyme remained unbeaten with a 155-197 victory over North Branford in a Shoreline Conference boys' golf match at Indian Springs Golf Club on Wednesday.


Garrett goes first to Browns in NFL Draft

No surprises at the top of the NFL draft: Roger Goodell got booed, then Myles Garrett was picked first overall by the Cleveland Browns.

Tanaka outduels Sale and Yankees beat Red Sox 3-0

Masahiro Tanaka pitched a three-hitter to outduel Chris Sale and earn his first shutout since 2014, and the New York Yankees beat Boston 3-0 on Thursday night for their fifth straight victory over the rival Red Sox.


Auto Racing

8 a.m., NBCSN — Formula One Russian Grand Prix practice from Sochi, Russia.

11:30 a.m., FS1 — NASCAR Monster Cup Toyota Owners 400 practice from Richmond, Va.

1 p.m., FS1 — NASCAR Xfinity ToyotaCare 250 practice from Richmond, Va.

3 p.m., FS1 — NASCAR Xfinity ToyotaCare 250 final practice from Richmond, Va.

4:30 p.m., FS1 — NASCAR Monster Cup Toyota Owners 400 qualifying from Richmond, Va.

7 p.m., FS1 — NHRA Four-Wide Nationals qualifying from Concord, N.C. (taped today) 


7 p.m., YES, WFAN (660-AM), WXLM (980-AM)  — MLB: Baltimore Orioles at New York Yankees.

7 p.m., NESN, WTIC (1080-AM), WEEI (103.7-FM)  — MLB: Chicago Cubs at Boston Red Sox.

7 p.m., SNY, WOR (710-AM) — MLB: New York Mets at Washington Nationals.

8 p.m., FS1 — NCAA: Texas Christian at Texas Tech.


7:30 p.m., ESPNU, NBA TV — NBA playoffs: Washington Wizards at Atlanta Hawks.

8 p.m., CSN, ESPN — NBA playoffs: Boston Celtics at Chicago Bulls.

10:30 p.m., ESPN — NBA playoffs: Los Angeles Clippers at Utah Jazz.


7 p.m., ESPN, NFL Network — NFL Draft from Philadelphia. (ESPN coverage shifts to ESPN2 at 8)


Noon, Golf Channel — LPGA: Texas Shootout from Irving.

3:30 p.m., Golf Channel — PGA: Zurich Classic from Avondale, La.


8 p.m., NBCSN — NHL playoffs: Nashville Predators at St. Louis Blues.

10:30 p.m., NBCSN — NHL playoffs: Edmonton Oilers at Anaheim Ducks.


6:30 a.m., Tennis Channel — ATP: Barcelona Open.

Track & Field

5:30 p.m., NBCSN — Penn Relays from Philadelphia.