UCONN WOMEN'S BASKETBALL

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

UCONN MEN'S BASKETBALL

Anderson officially joins UConn basketball program

Graduate transfer Antwoine Anderson is officially a member of the UConn basketball team.

UConn receives signed letter of intent from Cobb

Junior college transfer Eric Cobb's signed national letter of intent has arrived at UConn, sealing his commitment to the men's basketball program.

UConn basketball adds much-needed graduate transfer to roster

Antwoine Anderson, a 6-foot-1 guard who spent three seasons at Fordham, has reportedly decided to use his final year of eligibility with the UConn men's basketball program.

UConn officially releases three from men's basketball program

UConn confirmed on Tuesday that sophomore Steven Enoch and freshmen Vance Jackson and Juwan Durham are leaving the men's basketball program.

COLUMNS

Will Colchester become next town to use sports as budget-cutting solution?

Must be interesting to be a female athlete now: You get told what you do is more important than...

UCONN FOOTBALL

Three Huskies sign NFL free agent deals

Wide receiver Noel Thomas signed a free agent deal with the Detroit Lions while offensive lineman Andreas Knappe and placekicker Bobby Puyol did the same with the Atlanta Falcons and Baltimore Ravens, respectively.

Raiders take UConn's Melifonwu in second round

UConn safety Obi Melifonwu was selected Friday as the 56th overall pick in the NFL Draft, chosen by the Oakland Raiders.

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.

Fenway Gridiron Series pits New England rivals BC and UConn

Randy Edsall, a big baseball fan, will be at Fenway Park on Saturday, Nov. 18 to coach his UConn football team against Boston College. he game is part of the Fenway Gridiron Series.

COLLEGES

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...

LOCAL ROUNDUP

Black Wolves lose in OT and will hit the road for NLL playoffs

The Vancouver Stealth defeated the New England Black Wolves 17-16 in overtime Saturday at Mohegan Sun, snatching a potential home playoff game away from the Wolves.

Coast Guard lax suffers heart-breaking end to season

Coast Guard, on the verge of clinching its first trip to the NEWMAC men's lacrosse tournament, lost a five-goal lead in the second half and fell to Babson 16-15 on Saturday.

Local colleges: Mitchell inches closer to NECC baseball title

Mitchell College moved a big step closer to clinching the New England Collegiate Conference regular-season baseball title with a doubleheader sweep of Southern Vermont.

PROFESSIONAL

NHL roundup

New Jersey won the lottery, vaulting four teams including the last-place Colorado Avalanche and expansion Vegas Golden Knights for the right to the first pick in the draft.

Last pick of draft far from irrelevant: Kelly goes to Denver

The final day of the NFL draft began with an impromptu rendition of "Fly Eagles Fly" by former Philadelphia star safety Brian Dawkins and ended with a player who was far from irrelevant in college being picked last.

NFL team-by-team draft selections

NFL draft picks, team-by-team selections.

ON THE AIR

Auto Racing

7:30 a.m., NBCSN — Formula One Russian Grand Prix from Sochi, Russia.

1 p.m., Chs. 10, 30 — Global Rallycross from Memphis, Tenn.

2 p.m., Ch. 61 — NASCAR Monster Cup Toyota Owners 400 from Richmond, Va.

5:30 p.m., FS1 — NHRA Four-Wide Nationals from Concord, N.C. (taped today) 

Baseball

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

1:30 p.m., WCCT, WOR (710-AM) — MLB: New York Mets at Washington Nationals.

3 p.m., ESPN — NCAA: Texas Christian at Texas Tech.

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

Basketball

1 p.m., Ch. 8 — NBA playoffs: Washington Wizards at Boston Celtics.

3:30 p.m., Ch. 8 — NBA playoffs: Utah Jazz at Los Angeles Clippers.

Golf

6 a.m., Golf Channel — European PGA: China Open from Beijing. (taped today)

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

3 p.m., Ch. 3 — PGA: Zurich Classic from Avondale, La.

3 p.m., Golf Channel — LPGA: Texas Shootout from Irving.

Hockey

3 p.m., Chs. 10, 30 — NHL playoffs: St. Louis Blues at Nashville Predators.

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

Lacrosse

1 p.m., NESN — NCAA women: Syracuse vs. North Caorlina in Atlantic Coast Conference tournament final from Richmond, Va.

Rugby

2:30 p.m., NBCSN — English Premiership: Gloucester at Bath.

Soccer

7 a.m., CNBC — Premier League: Swansea City at Manchester United.

9:05 a.m., CNBC — Premier League: Chelsea at Everton.

9:30 a.m., FS1 — Bundesliga: Hamburg at Augsburg.

11:30 a.m., NBCSN — Premier League: Arsenal at Tottenham.

3 p.m., FS1 — MLS: D.C. United at Atlanta United.

Softball

1 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA: Florida at Tennessee.

Tennis

11:30 a.m., Tennis Channel — ATP: Barcelona Open.