The Holy Cross boys' basketball team threatened to blow Monday's game wide open early and forced Norwich Free Academy to switch from man to zone defense. NFA rallied and had chances to win in its 44-40 loss.
Makalya Poirier–Vaughters scored nine points as Norwich Free Academy held Glastonbury scoreless in the first quarter and went on to defeat the Tomahawks 26-23 in a non-conference girls' basketball game on Saturday.
East Lyme graduate Jenna Schumacher is a senior on the defending Division III national champion Amherst women's basketball team, but is forced to watch from the sidelines following a season-ending knee injury.
The San Francisco Giants acquired outfielder Andrew McCutchen from the Pirates on Monday for right-hander Kyle Crick, minor league outfielder Bryan Reynolds and $500,000 in international signing bonus allocation.
Kristaps Porzingis had 26 points and nine rebounds, Michael Beasley added 23 points and 10 boards, and the Knicks opened their longest road trip in nearly 30 years by beating the Brooklyn Nets 119-104 on Monday.
The Connecticut Sun are in a far, far better place than they were at this time last season, but head coach/general manager Curt Miller doesn't believe they have the pieces to compete for a WNBA title just yet.