CIAC releases state boys' and girls' lacrosse tournament pairings


BOYS (All games 4:30 p.m. unless noted) (Local schools in bold print) Class L Qualifying Round Saturday's...

Old Lyme's White wins third straight Shoreline singles title

Old Lyme's Brendan White defeated Sabahudin Cecunjanin of Old Saybrook 6-4, 6-3 on Thursday to win his third straight Shoreline Conference singles championship.

Aldridge, Woods deliver Fitch to ECC tournament softball title in the seventh

Down to its last out, top-ranked Fitch softball wins ECC tournament softball title 2-1 over NFA on a two-run single by Cassie Woods.

NFA, Waterford advance to ECC baseball final

It all feels so daunting, what the baseball players of Norwich Free Academy have accomplished this week in the Eastern Connecticut Conference Baseball Tournament:

Two-time champ Zuczek cruises into ECC boys' singles final

St. Bernard's Alex Zuczek moved closer to winning his third straight ECC boys' tennis single championship, winning his quarterfinal and semifinal matches in dominating fashion.

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They've inspired their players as coaches ... and now those days are gone

In the last 16 months, three of the best high school coaches I've ever known have left coaching for...

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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...

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

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.

COLLEGES

Villanova, Oregon boosted by players turning down NBA Draft

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

Texas coach Garrido won't resign, wants another year

Texas coach Augie Garrido won't resign and wants another year to turn things around

Inspired by ill coach, Minnesota returns to Big Ten tourney

Minnesota has returned to the Big Ten baseball tournament after an embarrassing one-year absence for the proud program

LOCAL ROUNDUP

Local roundup: UConn baseball wins again at AAC tourney

The UConn baseball team ran its winning streak to 11 with a 9-1 win over No. 7 South Florida in the American Athletic Conference tournament on Thursday.

Local roundup: Ledyard advances to ECC baseball semifinals

Anthony Viteritto allowed just two hits in six innings of relief with 13 strikeouts and Nick Smith hit a go-ahead two-run double with two outs and two strikes in the top of the ninth inning as No. 13 Ledyard beat No. 12 Bacon Academy on Wednesday,...

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BASEBALL/SOFTBALLSEC 16-18 Babe Ruth baseball — Looking for players for the upcoming season. Any player born before May 1, 2000 and on or before Jan. 1, 1997 is eligible. Season runs from mid-June through end of July. Contact: Rick...

PROFESSIONAL

Bradley's hit streak ends as Red Sox lose

Carlos Gonzalez, Trevor Story and Dustin Garneau hit two-run homers and the Colorado Rockies snapped a three-game losing streak and stopped Jackie Bradley Jr.'s 29-game hitting streak with a 8-2 win over the Boston Red Sox.

Sabathia outdueled by Happ as Yankees fall to Blue Jays

Sabathia outdueled by Happ as Yankees fall to Blue Jays

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Auto Racing

8 a.m., NBCSN — Formula One Monaco Grand Prix practice.

2 p.m., FS1 — NASCAR Sprint Cup Coca-Cola 600 practice from Concord, N.C.

3:30 p.m., FS1 — NASCAR Xfinity Hisense 4K TV 300 practice from Concord, N.C.

5:30 p.m., FS1 — NASCAR Xfinity Hisense 4K TV 300 final practice from Concord, N.C.

7 p.m., FS1 — NASCAR Sprint Cup Coca-Cola 600 qualifying from Concord, N.C.

Baseball

11 a.m., YES — NCAA: Clemson vs. Virginia in Atlantic Coast Conference tournament from Durham, N.C.

12:30 p.m., MLB Network — MLB: Arizona Diamondbacks at Pittsburgh Pirates.

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

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

Basketball

7 p.m., wnba.com/sun — WNBA: Los Angeles Sparks at Connecticut Sun.

9 p.m., TNT — NBA playoffs: Oklahoma City Thunder at Golden State Warriors.

Golf

5 a.m., Golf Channel — European PGA: BMW PGA Championship from Surrey, England.

1 p.m., Golf Channel — Champions: Senior PGA Championship from Benton Harbor, Mich.

4 p.m., Golf Channel — PGA: Dean & DeLuca Invitational from Fort Worth, Texas.

7 p.m., Golf Channel — LPGA: Volvik Championship from Ann Arbor, Mich. (taped today)

Hockey

8 p.m., NBCSN — NHL playoffs: Tampa Bay Lightning at Pittsburgh Penguins.

Softball

7 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA: Georgia vs. Florida in Division I tournament super regional from Gainesville, Fla.

9 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA: Louisiana-Lafayette vs. Oklahoma in Division I tournament super regional from Norman, Okla.