ECC soccer tournaments: Stonington boys advance on penalty kicks

Stonington advanced to the quarterfinals of the Eastern Connecticut Conference boys' soccer tournament, beating No. 8 Fitch 4-1 on penalty kicks after playing to a scoreless tie on Wednesday.

Norwich Tech volleyball program discovers the winning formula

The Norwich Tech volleyball team improved its record to 15-3 overall with Tuesday night's 25-18, 25-20, 14-25, 25-11 victory over Old Lyme. The Warriors finished the CSC East 8-0 to earn their second straight division title and will receive a bye...

H.S. soccer: East Lyme girls' end regular season with 5-1 win over Bacon

Mackenzie Northcutt scored twice and Stephanie deLaforcade added four assists as East Lyme finished its regular season with a 5-1 girls' soccer victory over Bacon Academy on Monday.

Darien, New Canaan still 1-2 in The Day's Top 10 H.S. football poll

Darien is the top-ranked team in The Day Top 10 state coaches' poll for a seventh straight week, however rival New Canaan took away one of its first place votes after beating Greenwich far better it did.

Santiago fires up New London in 39-0 rout of Fitch

New London senior co-captain Efrain Santiago ran 14 times for 144 yards and a touchdown and fired up his team with a monsterous special teams hit as the Whalers blanked Fitch on Saturday 39-0 in an Eastern Connecticut Conference Division I game.


In the case of Darien's Trifone, the punishment is too harsh for the crime

How to put this delicately: You have to be a complete nut job to coach high school sports...


There's no more ConFLiCT between UConn and UCF

Coach Bob Diaco declared the Civil ConFLiCT dead on Tuesday.

UConn women favored, Nurse voted top player and men voted second in AAC polls

The UConn women were picked to win another American Athletic Conference title, the UConn men were picked second behind Cincinnati, and junior Kia Nurse was voted preseason player of the year during Monday's annual AAC Media Day in Philadelphia.

UCF beats UConn 24-16 to move above .500

McKenzie Milton threw for a season-high 317 yards and three touchdowns to lead UCF to a 24-16 win over UConn


The new guy, Darius Adams continues to amaze for Coast Guard

Coast Guard junior Darius Adams set the school record last week with 11 touchdown catches in a single season.

Proposed reforms reflect new reality of football recruiting

The NCAA committee that proposed football recruiting reforms wants to create more transparency and access for coaches and players in a process that has been accelerated in recent years, said a key member of the group

Iowa, Michigan State on outside looking in in Big Ten

Unmet expectations: Big Ten championship runs by Michigan State, Iowa are last year's news


Stonington's Gabi Hoops headed for the postseason with WPI women's soccer

It's almost become more noteworthy when Gabi Hoops, the WPI women's soccer goalie and a Stonington High School graduate, allows a goal than when she posts yet another shutout.

Local roundup: Conn women blank Wesleyan in regular-season finale

Connecticut College ended its regular season with a 2-0 victory over Wesleyan University in a New England Small College Athletic Conference women's soccer match.

Local roundup: Old Lyme sweeps Creed in volleyball

Old Lyme swept a rare volleyball doubleheader from Creed in the Shoreline Conference on Monday, winning the opener 25-18, 25-14, 25-10, and the second match 25-17, 25-13, 25-9.


After beating Brissett, Ryan braces Bills to face Brady

Buffalo Bills coach Rex Ryan concedes he had an easier time devising a defensive game plan to stop Jacoby Brissett and the New England Patriots four weeks ago. On Sunday, he and the Bills face the far more daunting challenge of attempting to contain...

Kluber, Perez, Indians beat Cubs 6-0 in World Series opener

Corey Kluber dominated into the seventh inning, Roberto Perez homered twice, and the Cleveland Indians beat the Chicago Cubs 6-0 Tuesday night in the World Series opener



7 p.m., Ch. 61 — World Series: Chicago Cubs at Cleveland Indians in Game 2. 


7:30 p.m., CSN, WFAN (660-AM) — NBA: Brooklyn Nets at Boston Celtics.

8 p.m., ESPN — NBA: Oklahoma City Thunder at Philadelphia 76ers.

10:30 p.m., ESPN — NBA: Houston Rockets at Los Angeles Lakers.


11 p.m., Golf Channel — PGA: HSBC Champions from Shanghai.

4 a.m. (Thursday), Golf Channel — LPGA Malaysia from Kuala Lumpur. (taped today)


8 p.m., NBCSN — NHL: Boston Bruins at New York Rangers.


7:30 p.m., ESPN2 — MLS playoffs: Philadelphia Union at Toronto FC.


7 a.m., Tennis Channel — WTA Finals from Singapore, ATP Swiss Indoors from Basel, Switzerland, ATP Erste Bank Open from Vienna.