NCAAs headed to Bridgeport in 2016-17

Bridgeport - UConn will join Fairfield University to as co-hosts of the NCAA Division I women's basketball tournament in 2016 and 2017 at Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport, it was announced on Thursday. The 2016 tourney will host...

Stanford was up to challenge

Days before this game, Geno Auriemma credited Stanford and Hall of Fame coach Tara VanDerveer for continuing to play UConn when many teams no longer see the point in being beat up by the best program in women’s basketball.

No. 6 Stanford stuns No. 1 UConn 88-86 in OT

Amber Orrange made a go-ahead jumper with 1:38 left in overtime and the tying 3-pointer with 1.4 seconds remaining in regulation, sending No. 6 Stanford to an 88-86 victory against top-ranked Connecticut to snap the Huskies' 47-game winning streak...

UConn women's basketball team meets new-look Stanford

No. 6 Stanford will provide a glimpse of its new-look, up-tempo offense when it hosts two-time defending NCAA champion and top-ranked UConn tonight at Maples Pavilion. The Huskies are riding a 47-game winning streak after opening the season with a...

Mosqueda-Lewis a shooting star

Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis’ smooth shot is the best Geno Auriemma has seen, and that’s saying something.

COLUMNS

Dinner for a cause highlights Turkey Day rivalry

Food and football, aside from riding the same alliterative boat, are among the co-stars of...

UCONN

UConn advances to Puerto Rico Tip-Off tourney title game

Last season, UConn was mostly unproven and unnoticed until the Huskies peaked late and won the NCAA title.

Huskies still trying to clean up the mess

When the season ends in a few weeks, UConn should be closer to where it wants to ultimately be.

COLLEGES

The Game finally has some buzz

Harvard has beaten Yale seven times in a row and in 12 of the last 13 years, temporarily draining much of the luster from one of college football’s oldest rivalries. But this year, for the eighth time in the history of The Game, both teams are...

Local roundup: Alvarez, Anderson lead Coast Guard men's hoop to win

Junior Kevin Alvarez hit a game-winning basket from the corner with 12.9 seconds left as the Coast Guard Academy men’s basketball team edged Roger Williams 55-54 in Wednesday’s home opener.

LOCAL ROUNDUP

Saturday's schedule

FOOTBALLCollegeCincinnati at UConn, 8 p.m.

Local roundup: UConn earns return trip to NCAA field hockey final

College Park, Md. - Defending champion UConn advanced to the finals of the NCAA Division I field hockey tournament on Friday with a 1-0 victory over Albany.

PROFESSIONAL

NHL roundup

Alex Khokhlachev scored the winner in the seventh round of a shootout in his second NHL game, leading the Boston Bruins over the Columbus Blue Jackets 4-3 Friday night.

NFL roundup

Adrian Peterson’s hearing for the appeal of his suspension will be held on Dec. 2. And it will not be in front of NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell.

ON THE AIR

Auto Racing

1 a.m. (Sunday), NBCSN - Formula One Abu Dhabi Grand Prix qualifying from United Arab Emirates. (taped today)

Basketball

7 p.m., SNY - NCAA men: Nebraska at Rhode Island.

8:30 p.m., YES, WFAN (660-AM) - NBA: Brooklyn Nets at San Antonio Spurs.

Football

Noon, ESPN - NCAA: Minnesota at Nebraska.

Noon, ESPN2 - NCAA: Penn State at Illinois.

Noon, ESPNU - NCAA: Northwestern at Purdue.

Noon, ESPNEWS - NCAA: SMU at Central Florida.

Noon, FS1 - NCAA: Kansas at Oklahoma.

Noon, SNY - NCAA: Elon at James Madison.

12:30 p.m., NBCSN - NCAA: Yale at Harvard.

12:30 p.m., Ch. 20 - Virginia Tech at Wake Forest.

2 p.m., ESPN Classic - NCAA: Bethune-Cookman vs. Florida A&M from Orlando, Fla.

3:30 p.m., Ch. 3 - NCAA: Mississippi at Arkansas.

3:30 p.m., Ch. 8 - NCAA: Boston College at Florida State.

3:30 p.m., Chs. 10, 30 - NCAA: Louisville at Notre Dame.

3:30 p.m., ESPN - NCAA: Arizona at Utah.

3:30 p.m., ESPN2 - NCAA: Wisconsin at Iowa.

3:30 p.m., ESPNU - NCAA: Syracuse at Pittsburgh.

3:30 p.m., NBCSN - NCAA: New Hampshire at Maine.

3:30 p.m., YES - NCAA: Georgia State at Clemson.

3:30 p.m., Ch. 20 - Florida International at North Texas.

4 p.m., FS1 - NCAA: Stanford at California.

4 p.m., ESPNEWS - NCAA: South Florida at Memphis.

7 p.m., ESPN2 - NCAA: Miami at Virginia

7 p.m., ESPNU - NCAA: Samford at Auburn.

7:30 p.m., Ch. 61 - NCAA: Oklahoma State at Baylor.

7:30 p.m., ESPN - NCAA: Missouri at Tennessee.

7:30 p.m., NBCSN - NCAA: Richmond at William & Mary.

8 p.m. CBS Sports Network, WTIC (1080-AM) - NCAA: Cincinnati at UConn.

8 p.m., Ch. 8 - NCAA: Southern Cal at UCLA.

10:15 p.m., ESPN2 - NCAA: Boise State at Wyoming.

10:30 p.m., ESPNU - NCAA: Fresno State at Nevada.

Golf

1:30 p.m., Golf Channel - LPGA Tour Championship from Naples, Fla.

9:30 p.m., Golf Channel - Australasia PGA: Australian Masters from Melbourne.

2:30 a.m. (Sunday), Golf Channel - European PGA Tour Championship from Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Hockey

7 p.m., NESN - NHL: Montreal Canadiens at Boston Bruins.

10:05 p.m., WCBS (880-AM) - NHL: New Jersey Devils at Calgary Flames.

Soccer

9:55 a.m., NBCSN - Premier League: West Bromwich at Chelsea.

12:30 p.m., Chs. 10, 30 - Premier League: Arsenal vs. Manchester United from London.

Tennis

9:30 a.m., Tennis Channel - Davis Cup: France vs. Switzerland in final from Lille, France.