UCONN WOMEN'S BASKETBALL

UConn pulls away late to beat Texas for 82nd straight win

Napheesa Collier scored 24 points and No. 2 UConn won its 82nd consecutive game with a 72-54 victory over No. 14 Texas on Sunday in the annual Jimmy V Classic

UConn women prepared for tough December stretch

UConn coach Geno Auriemma didn't expect his young Huskies to still be undefeated six games into the season and says has no idea what to expect this month when they face four ranked opponents

UConn turns the tables on DePaul, win 91-46

Kia Nurse had a career-best 33 points Thursday and No. 2 UConn flipped the script on usually high-scoring DePaul, ranked 15th, as the Huskies won their 81st straight game 91-46 at Gampel Pavilion.

No. 2 Huskies begin challenging part of schedule against No. 15 DePaul

UConn's second-ranked women's basketball team begins its most difficult stretch of the season on Thursday nighht when No. 15 DePaul visits the Huskies at Gampel Pavilion in Storrs.

UCONN MEN'S BASKETBALL

UConn's Vital excited about homecoming game against Syracuse at MSG

UConn coach Kevin Ollie is trying to teach Christian Vital, a freshman guard, the proper way to channel his emotions in a positive direction.

UConn's Gilbert speaks for first time about season-ending injury

The fierce competitor inside of freshman Alterique Gilbert wanted to play through his shoulder injury, but that wasn't the best decision for his future.

UConn's Gilbert, Diarra will miss rest of the season

UConn took another hard shot to the chin on Tuesday with the news that freshmen Alterique Gilbert and Mamadou Diarra will join starter Terry Larrier on the sidelines for the rest of the season. The school announced that Gilbert, who's...

Injury-plagued UConn men host Boston University

UConn announced Tuesday that freshmen Alterique Gilbert and Mamadou Diarra will join starter Terry Larrier on the sidelines for the rest of the season, leaving the Huskies with just eight healthy scholarship players.

COLUMNS

For Valley/Old Lyme, it's the littlest guy with one of the biggest hearts

Deep River — There is irony, wonderfully so, that in this land of machismo, testosterone...

UCONN FOOTBALL

UConn begins national search for offensive coordinator

UConn announced on Monday that assistant coach Frank Verducci, who served as offensive coordinator last season and for the first nine games in 2016, will not return to the coaching staff.

UConn ends its season on a sour note

At least the season is over for the Huskies, who suffered a humbling 38-13 loss to Tulane, a team that had lost its previous 14 American Athletic Conference games. They dropped their last six games to finish at 3-9 overall, 1-7 in the league.

UConn to salute seniors in Saturday's finale against Tulane

On the surface, UConn's regular season finale on Saturday appears to be meaningless game.

Diaco insists brighter days are ahead for UConn football

UConn ends a disappointing football season on Saturday when 18 seniors play their final game when the Huskies host Tulane at Rentschler Field.

LOCAL ROUNDUP

Local roundup: Avery Point women win seventh straight

UConn-Avery Point won its seventh straight game with an 83-71 win over Community College of Rhode Island in a Region 21 women's basketball game on Sunday.

Local roundup: Camels pull away from Bears in All-New London matchup

Tyler Rowe led all scorers with 23 points and Connecticut College used a 13-0 second-half run to beat the Coast Guard Academy men's basketball team 91-80 in a nonconference game between the two New London schools.

PROFESSIONAL

NFL roundup

Eric Berry returns an interception for a touchdown, and then brings back another pick for a 2-point conversion that gave the Kansas City Chiefs an improbable 29-28 win over the Atlanta Falcons

Knicks hold off Kings 106-98 for eighth win in 11 games

Derrick Rose and Carmelo Anthony each scored 20 points, and the New York Knicks held off the Sacramento Kings 106-98 on Sunday night for their eighth win in 11 games

AP source: Holliday, Yanks agree to $13M, 1-year contract

A person familiar with the negotiations tells The Associated Press that free agent outfielder Matt Holliday and the New York Yankees have agreed to a $13 million, one-year contract

ON THE AIR

Basketball

6:30 p.m., FS1 — NCAA men: Cal State Northridge at St. John's.

7 p.m., ESPN2, WTIC (1080-AM) — NCAA men: UConn vs. Syracuse from New York.

7 p.m., ESPNU — NCAA men: Stetson at Iowa.

7:30 p.m., YES, WFAN (660-AM) — NBA: Washington Wizards at Brooklyn Nets.

8 p.m., CSN, NBA TV — NBA: Boston Celtics at Houston Rockets.

10:30 p.m., NBA TV — NBA: Indiana Pacers at Golden State Warriors.

Football

8:30 p.m., ESPN — NFL: Indianapolis Colts at New York Jets.

Hockey

7 p.m., NESN — NHL: Florida Panthers at Boston Bruins.

Soccer

2:55 p.m., NBCSN — Premier League: Hull City at Middlesbrough.