Old friends Ledyard, Bacon play for spot in Class M football semis

The Bacon Academy and Ledyard football teams play for the second time this season in Tuesday's CIAC Class M quarterfinal at Mignault Field (6:30 p.m.)

Darien overtakes Southington for No. 1 in The Day coaches' poll

Darien is the new No. 1 team in The Day Top 10 state coaches' poll even though it received less first place votes than Southington.

Saccone does it all for the Colonels

Ty Ebdon is a pretty sharp quarterback, having held down that gig for three years at Ledyard

East Lyme rallies past Waterford

Rudy Bagos knew his East Lyme football team was getting better as the season went on. But the numbers didn't back him up.

It's official: Bacon to visit Ledyard in Class M football playoffs

The CIAC officially certified its high school football playing pairings on Friday, confirming an enticing matchup in Class M between Eastern Connecticut Conference Large Division rivals Ledyard and Bacon Academy. The Colonels (9-1)...


State football playoff matchups have been compromised ... and must be fixed

As the state high school football playoffs begin Tuesday night, the Connecticut Interscholastic...

Remembering a friend and what he taught me about the business

If you don't complain a lot, the great Dan Jenkins once wrote, people get the idea all you're doing...



No. 1 UConn women breeze past Chattanooga 79-31

Jefferson has perfect shooting night as No. 1 Connecticut women trounce Chattanooga 79-31

Auriemma faces old pal Foster tonight

Just call Monday's game at Chattanooga the start of the Geno Auriemma friendship tour.

UConn falls to Temple

Jahad Thomas ran for 129 yards and two touchdowns and P.J. Walker threw for 160 yards and a score to help No. 25 Temple beat UConn 27-3 on Saturday night and secure a spot in the American Athletic Conference's inaugural championship game.


Alabama's Henry rushing way into school record book

Alabama's Henry rushing way into school record book, forefront of Heisman Trophy race

Michigan State-Iowa a blue collar matchup for Big Ten title

Overshadowed at times within Big Ten, Michigan State and Iowa form blue collar title tilt

Bowl teams with 5-7 records to be selected in order of academic rating

5-7 teams to be selected by bowls in order of their Academic Progress Rating; Nebraska is tops


Local roundup: Fornaro's outburst paces Coast Guard past Clark

Senior Meghan Fornaro scored all 16 of Coast Guard's third quarter points and finished with a game-high 25 as the Bears downed Clark, 67-51, in a New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference opener for both teams.

Local college notes

Camel highlights • Connecticut College freshman forward Payton Ouimette averaged 18 points and 12.5 rebounds in wins over Roger Williams and Suffolk. She was named New England Women's Basketball...

NFA's Outlow leaving BC football program

Former Norwich Free Academy all-state running back Marcus Outlow said Monday he will transfer from Boston College. Outlow played at BC for two seasons. "I don't play. I wasn't given the opportunity and I brought a lot of guys to this...


Ravens win as time expires on blocked field goal return

Will Hill returns blocked field goal 64 yards as time expires as Ravens stun Browns 33-27

Bradley helps Celts beat Heat 105-95

Bradley scores 25, Celtics put 6 in double figures and top Heat 105-95 to end road slide



7 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA men: Michigan at North Carolina State.

7 p.m., ESPNU — NCAA men: Northwestern at Virginia Tech.

7 p.m., FS1 — NCAA men: Maryland-Eastern Shore at Georgetown.

7 p.m., CBSSN — NCAA men: Villanova at St. Joseph's.

7 p.m., NBA TV — NBA: Washington Wizards at Cleveland Cavaliers.

7 p.m., SNY — NCAA men: Albany at Quinnipiac.

7:30 p.m., YES, WCBS (880-AM) — NBA: Phoenix Suns at Brooklyn Nets.

7:30 p.m., ESPN — NCAA men: Virginia at Ohio State.

9 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA men: Purdue at Pittsburgh.

9 p.m., ESPNU — NCAA men: Miami at Nebraska.

9 p.m., CBSSN — NCAA men: Louisiana Tech at Memphis.

9:30 p.m., ESPN — NCAA men: Maryland at North Carolina.

10 p.m., NBA TV — NBA: Dallas Mavericks at Portland Trail Blazers.


6:20 p.m., wwwtheday.com (audio only) — High school: Bacon Academy at Ledyard in CIAC Class M quarterfinal game.


7:05 p.m., WFAN (660-AM) — NHL: Colorado Avalanche at New Jersey Devils.

8 p.m., NBCSN — NHL: Minnesota Wild at Chicago Blackhawks.

10:30 p.m., NBCSN — NHL: Pittsburgh Penguins at San Jose Sharks.