Playoff-bound Black Wolves fall in regular-season finale


The New England Black Wolves, playoff bound in the National Lacrosse League, still had one regular-season game remaining Sunday night against the Rochester Knighthawks, one day after the Wolves saw their division title hopes dashed in an untimely...

Mitchell wins third straight NECC baseball title

The Mitchell College baseball program could put out an instructional manual on how to win championships.

Local roundup: Leindecker leads Pointers to a split

East Lyme's C.J. Leindecker pitched a one-hitter in the nightcap as the Avery Point baseball team won 4-2 to pick up a doubleheader split against Northern Essex Community College on Sunday.

Red Sox complete sweep of the Yankees

Christian Vazquez sent the first pitch from Dellin Betances over the Green Monster for a two-run homer to break a seventh-inning tie and give the Boston Red Sox an 8-7 victory over the New York Yankees.

Keselowski wins crazy crash-fest at Talladega

Brad Keselowski won a demolition derby at Talladega Superspeedway, where multiple wrecks caused two cars to go airborne and led to millions of dollars in damage to race teams.

HORSE RACING

PROFESSIONAL

NBA playoffs roundup

Klay Thompson scored 37 points as Stephen Curry watched injured, and the Golden State Warriors again dominated without their MVP to beat the Portland Trail Blazers 118-106 Sunday in the opener of the Western Conference semifinals.

Stanley Cup playoffs roundup

Blues captain David Backes scored off a rebound during a power play 10:58 into overtime and St. Louis beat the Dallas Stars 4-3 in Game 2 on Sunday to get even in the second-round series.

Mets' winning streak ends at eight

Noah Syndergaard is making the New York Mets see double, and that's not good. Slow to the plate from the stretch, Syndergaard keeps turning singles and walks into virtual two-base hits.

Forget winners, losers; think NFL draft trends

Figuring out who won or lost in an NFL draft takes years, not hours. Finding trends is a whole lot easier.

LOCAL ROUNDUP

LOCAL CALENDAR

BASEBALL/SOFTBALLNew London American Legion baseball — Looking for players for both the 17U and 19U programs. Interested players born on or after Jan 1, 1997 who reside in New London, Groton or Mystic are eligible. Program is also...

Hit parade powers Mitchell College into NECC final

Top-seeded Mitchell College advances to the championship round of the New England Collegiate Conference baseball tournament with a 21-7 win over Southern Vermont on Saturday.

Avery Point to induct four into Athletic Hall of Fame

Anthony Malhoit (men's basketball), Jess Palanski (baseball), Tyler McIntyre (baseball) and Kyle Cummings (baseball) will be inducted into the UConn Avery Point Athletic Hall of Fame on May 11.

UCONN

All-ACC pick Stevens leaves Duke for UConn women

The UConn women's basketball program announced Saturday that Azurá Stevens, a 6-foot-6 sophomore center from Duke, has decided to transfer to the Huskies.

COLLEGES

Iowa State's Bill Fennelly, sued by ex-star, defends self

Bill Fennelly is defending himself and his coaching style, two weeks after the long-time Iowa State women's basketball coach was sued by a former star player for race discrimination and retaliation.

Jordan Johnson has learned how to channel his fire at Mitchell

Al Jordan Johnson is a fire-breathing dragon on the mound. He scorches the competition. His Mitchell College baseball teammates feed off his energy.

NCAA scraps ban on satellite camps; recruiting under study

The NCAA Division I Board of Directors scrapped a proposed ban on satellite camps Thursday, rebuffing a request from powerhouse conferences in the South and clearing the way for coaches to hold and work at clinics far from their campuses this summer

CT SUN

Sun's Jamie Weisner should prove to be one tough rookie

Jamie Weisner's toughness and relentless work ethic may earn the Oregon State rookie a place on the Connecticut Sun this season.

Miller's first objective: Create "family" atmosphere

First-year Connecticut Sun coach Curt Miller wants to keep the lines of communication open with the team and create a "family" atmosphere.

HIGH SCHOOL

H.S. roundup: Wheeler's Houck hits four HRs, drives in 10

Raven Houck hits four home runs and drives in 10 runs to lead the Wheeler softball team to a 13-7 victory over Windham in the Eastern Connecticut Conference Small Division on Saturday.

Fitch's Robinson, now healthy, wins shot put at Ledyard Relays

Fitch's Brian Robinson, overcoming an injury he suffered last year, was certainly feeling better Friday afternoon, as he threw a personal-best 48 feet in the shot put to win the 36th Annual Ledyard Relays.

H.S. softball roundup: Taber, Falcons remain perfect

Caroline Taber pitched a two-hit shutout as the second-ranked Fitch High School softball team remained undefeated with a 9-0 win over East Lyme in an Eastern Connecticut Conference Large Division game Friday.

ON THE AIR

Baseball

7 p.m., SNY, WOR (710-AM) — MLB: Atlanta Braves at New York Mets.

7 p.m., ESPN — MLB: Chicago Cubs at Pittsburgh Pirates.

Basketball

7 p.m., TNT — NBA playoffs: Atlanta Hawks at Cleveland Cavaliers.

9:30 p.m., TNT — NBA playoffs: Oklahoma City Thunder at San Antonio Spurs.

Golf

8 a.m., Golf Channel — PGA: Zurich Classic from Avondale, La.

Hockey

8 p.m., NBCSN — NHL playoffs: Washington Capitals at Pittsburgh Penguins.

Soccer

2 p.m., FS1 — Bundesliga: Stuttgart at Werder Bremen.

3 p.m., NBCSN — Premier League: Tottenham at Chelsea.