Local roundup: Conn men beat Colby 11-9 in NESCAC lacrosse action

Connecticut College outscored Colby 6-1 in the third quarter and held on for an 11-9 win in a New England Small College Athletic Conference men's lacrosse game on Saturday.

Post matchup could decide Baylor-Mississippi State winner

For one of the rare times in their careers, Mississippi State's Teaira McCowan and Baylor's Kalani Brown will be at eye level with an opponent

Local roundup: Susi, Domnarski lead UConn to victory

Zac Susi's two-run double in the top of the eighth inning led UConn to a 2-1 win over Seton Hall in a nonleague baseball game on Friday.

Black Wolves play at Calgary on Saturday night

The main goal for the New England Black Wolves in Saturday night's game at the Calgary Roughnecks: turn a three-game winning streak into four.

Local colleges: MIT thumps Coast Guard in women's lacrosse

Emily Young had seven goals and an assist as the MIT women’s lacrosse team downed Coast Guard Academy 15-4 in the New England Men’s and Women’s Conference opener for both teams on Thursday.

COLUMNS

This plan has a familiar, and nice, ring to it

This was Friday morning in the city’s de facto headquarters: The table by the window at...

Could basketball be emerging as the sentimental favorite, after all?

I would be able to identify and analyze an infield fly much easier than I could a matchup zone. Not...

MORE LOCAL SPORTS

Local roundup: Coast Guard downs Maritime in men's lacrosse

Riley McNulty had three goals and two assists as the Coast Guard men’s lacrosse team beat Maritime (N.Y.) on Wednesday night, 14-8, its fourth straight home win.

Mitchell baseball batters Coast Guard

Garet Griffin had three hits, including a three-run home run, with five RBI and three runs as Mitchell routed Coast Guard on Tuesday, 16-2, in a non-league baseball game.

Quinnipiac women ready for shot at Sweet 16

Miami coach Katie Meier and Quinnipiac coach Tricia Fabbri spent time together in Portugal last summer, talking about their teams and getting to know each other while watching a European tournament.

UCONN

UConn beats UCLA 86-71 to advance to regional final in Bridgeport

The top-seeded UConn women's basketball team dispatched No. 4 UCLA from the NCAA tournament's Sweet 16 before 8,830 fans at Webster Bank Arena, hanging on for an 86-71 victory over the Bruins and advancing to Monday's regional final against...

Oregon's success comes as no surprise to UConn's Auriemma

UConn coach Geno Auriemma has been talking about Oregon coach Kelly Graves since Oregon's 71-70 victory over Temple and former UConn assistant coach Tonya Cardoza in the opening round of the NCAA tournament, March 18.

COLLEGES

Gonzaga beats Xavier 83-59 to reach first Final Four

Nigel Williams-Goss scored 23 points while orchestrating Gonzaga's efficient offense, and the Zags finally shook their overrated tag by routing Xavier 83-59 to reach the Final Four for the first time

Familiar foes South Carolina, Florida meet in East final

There's no need for introductions in the East Regional final

PROFESSIONAL

Dustin Johnson, Jon Rahm advance to semifinals of Match Play

Dustin Johnson answered a rare challenge and Jon Rahm delivered another early knockout Saturday to advance to the semifinals of the Dell Technologies Match Play, staying on track for a potential showdown between No. 1 in the world and golf's...

Nash, Khudobin help Bruins snap four-game skid, beat Islanders

Riley Nash scored twice and backup goalie Anton Khudobin made 18 saves as the Boston Bruins beat the New York Islanders 2-1 Saturday night, snapping a four-game losing streak.

Leonard, Aldridge help Spurs topple Knicks, 106-98

Kawhi Leonard scored 29 points, LaMarcus Aldridge added 19 points and 10 rebounds, and the San Antonio Spurs beat the New York Knicks 106-98

NBA roundup

John Wall scored 37 points, Bradley Beal added 27 and the Washington Wizards downed the Cleveland Cavaliers 127-115 on Saturday night

ON THE AIR

Auto Racing

3:30 p.m., Ch. 61 — NASCAR Monster Cup Auto Club 400 from Fontana, Calif.

Baseball

1 p.m., NESN — Exhibition: Boston Red Sox at Minnesota Twins from Fort Myers, Fla.

1 p.m., WCCT, MLB Network — Exhibition: Atlanta Braves at New York Mets from Port St. Lucie, Fla.

2 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA: Oklahoma State at Texas Christian.

4 p.m., MLB Network — Exhibition: San Francisco Giants at Chicago White Sox from Glendale, Ariz.

Basketball

12:06 p.m., ESPN — NCAA women: Notre Dame vs. Stanford in Division I tournament from Lexington, Ky.

1 p.m., YES, WFAN (660-AM) — NBA: Brooklyn Nets at Atlanta Hawks.

2:20 p.m., Ch. 3 — NCAA men: South Carolina vs. Florida in Division I tournament from New York.

3:30 p.m., Ch. 8 — NBA: Oklahoma City Thunder at Houston Rockets.

5:05 p.m., Ch. 3 — NCAA men: North Carolina vs. Kentucky in Division I tournament from Memphis, Tenn.

6 p.m., CSN — NBA: Miami Heat at Boston Celtics.

7:36 p.m., ESPN — NCAA women: Mississippi State vs. Baylor in Division I tournament from Oklahoma City.

9:30 p.m., NBA TV — NBA: Portland Trail Blazers at Los Angeles Lakers.

Golf

10 a.m., Golf Channel — PGA: Dell Match Play semifinals from Austin, Texas.

2:30 p.m., Golf Channel — PGA: Puerto Rico Open from Rio Grande.

3 p.m., Chs. 10, 30 — PGA: Dell Match Play final from Austin, Texas.

5:30 p.m., Golf Channel — LPGA: Kia Classic from Carlsbad, Calif.

Hockey

12:30 p.m., Chs. 10, 30 — NHL: Minnesota Wild at Detroit Red Wings.

5:05 p.m., WFAN (660-AM) — NHL: Dallas Stars at New Jersey Devils.

7 p.m., NBCSN — NHL: Philadelphia Flyers at Pittsburgh Penguins.

9 p.m., MSG — NHL: New York Rangers at Anaheim Ducks.

Rugby

9:45 a.m., NBCSN — English Premiership: Bath at Saracens.

Soccer

11:50 a.m., ESPN2 — Men: Germany at Azerbaijan in World Cup qualifier from Baku.

Softball

7 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA: Auburn at Florida.

Tennis

11 a.m., Tennis Channel — Miami Open from Key Biscayne, Fla.

7 p.m., Tennis Channel — Miami Open from Key Biscayne, Fla.