UConn notes: Brimah to return; women add Kentucky transfer Camara

Storrs — Center Amida Brimah and guard Rodney Purvis have removed their names from the list of underclassmen eligible for the 2016 NBA Draft and will return to UConn for their senior season in 2016-17. Neither Brimah nor Purvis, who...

UConn women to play Texas in Jimmy V Classic at Mohegan Sun

UConn will play Texas in the 2016 Jimmy V Women's Classic on Sunday, Dec. 4, at Mohegan Sun Arena, the schools announced on Tuesday.

UConn women will make 11th trip to White House next week

The national champion University of Connecticut women's basketball team has been invited back to the White House

As Big 12 ponders expansion, American on guard for losses

The Big 12 presidents will consider in the coming weeks whether the league should expand, leaving the American Athletic Conference on guard for the possibility of one or more defections


UConn men's basketball adds New York guard Vital to 2016-17 recruiting class

UConn has added a guard from New York City to its highly touted 2016-17 recruiting class.

Purvis plans to return to UConn

Rodney Purvis, the team's leading scorer last season, will return to UConn for his final year of eligibility.

Brown, UConn men agree to sever ties

The UConn men's basketball team and recruit Zach Brown have mutually agreed to sever ties.

UConn, Syracuse agree to game at MSG

UConn and Syracuse have agreed to meet on Dec. 5 at Madison Square Garden in New York, according to the Hartford Courant.


Dr. I's latest irritations: Red Sox, Mets, disheveled coaches (for starters)

Idle Thoughts, while waiting for shorter graduation speeches, Ortiz to retire and the Supreme...


Diaco fires up UConn's New York City base with promise of progress

Bob Diaco was doing his best to get the crowded bar on the East Side of Manhattan fired up about Connecticut football, running down all the reasons to be hopeful about the Huskies taking another step forward


Local college roundup: UConn advances to AAC baseball title game

Wills Montgomerie pitched seven strong innings as UConn beat Memphis 5-0 Saturday to advance to the American Athletic Conference baseball tournament title game.

Uncertainty leaves Baylor in danger of return to bad ol' days

Enveloped by uncertainty, Baylor football is facing the possibility of a lost season, NCAA sanctions and the program slipping back toward the losing ways that predated Art Briles' tenure as coach

Mississippi self-imposes scholarship cuts in football

Mississippi has self-imposed scholarship reductions in football because of NCAA violations

Villanova, Oregon boosted by players turning down NBA Draft

Villanova, Oregon among top school bolstered by players turning down NBA Draft


Local roundup: No. 1 Stonington girls win Class S tennis opener 7-0

Top-seeded Stonington got off to a quick start in the Class S state girls' tennis tournament on Monday, rolling past No. 16 Canton, 7-0, in the first round.


Radwanska, Halep lose on rainy day in Paris

Yes, they actually managed to complete a match on this wettest of weeks at the French Open

Warriors battle all the way back and reach NBA Finals

Golden State rallied from a 3-1 series deficit to beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 96-88 on Monday night in Game 7 of the Western Conference finals

Penguins edge Sharks 3-2 in Game 1 of Stanley Cup Final

Bonino scores to help the Penguins beat the Sharks 3-2 in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final



3:30 p.m., MLB Network — MLB: San Diego Padres at Seattle Mariners.

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

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

7 p.m., SNY, WOR (710-AM) — MLB: Chicago White Sox at New York Mets.

8 p.m., ESPN — MLB: Los Angeles Dodgers at Chicago Cubs.

10 p.m., MLB Network — MLB: Detroit Tigers at Los Angeles Angels.


8 p.m., ESPN2 — WNBA: Minnesota Lynx at New York Liberty.

10 p.m., WCCT — WNBA: Connecticut Sun at Phoenix Mercury.


1:30 p.m., Golf Channel — NCAA men: Division I team match play quarterfinals from Eugene, Ore.

6:30 p.m., Golf Channel — NCAA men: Division I team match play semifinals from Eugene, Ore.