UConn notes: Brimah to return; women add Kentucky transfer Camara

Storrs — Center Amida Brimah and guard Rodney Purvis have removed their names from the list of underclassmen eligible for the 2016 NBA Draft and will return to UConn for their senior season in 2016-17. Neither Brimah nor Purvis, who...

Long Beach's Cegles named deputy AD at UConn

Vic Cegles, director of athletics at Long Beach State since 2006, has accepted the position of deputy athletic director at UConn, the school announced on Friday.

Diaco fires up UConn's New York City base with promise of progress

Bob Diaco was doing his best to get the crowded bar on the East Side of Manhattan fired up about Connecticut football, running down all the reasons to be hopeful about the Huskies taking another step forward

UConn men's basketball adds New York guard Vital to 2016-17 recruiting class

UConn has added a guard from New York City to its highly touted 2016-17 recruiting class.

UConn women to play Texas in Jimmy V Classic at Mohegan Sun

UConn will play Texas in the 2016 Jimmy V Women's Classic on Sunday, Dec. 4, at Mohegan Sun Arena, the schools announced on Tuesday.


Dr. I's latest irritations: Red Sox, Mets, disheveled coaches (for starters)

Idle Thoughts, while waiting for shorter graduation speeches, Ortiz to retire and the Supreme...


Diaco agrees to two-year contract extension at UConn

UConn says football coach Bob Diaco has agreed to a two-year contract extension designed to keep him in Storrs through the 2020 football season

Purvis plans to return to UConn

Rodney Purvis, the team's leading scorer last season, will return to UConn for his final year of eligibility.


Local college roundup: UConn advances to AAC baseball title game

Wills Montgomerie pitched seven strong innings as UConn beat Memphis 5-0 Saturday to advance to the American Athletic Conference baseball tournament title game.

Uncertainty leaves Baylor in danger of return to bad ol' days

Enveloped by uncertainty, Baylor football is facing the possibility of a lost season, NCAA sanctions and the program slipping back toward the losing ways that predated Art Briles' tenure as coach


Local roundup: Wattely qualifies for four finals at Division II nationals

Southern Connecticut's Shatajah Wattely, a junior from Montville, has qualified for the finals in all four of her events at the NCAA Division II track and field championships in Florida.

Coast Guard captures first women's sailing national championship

Coast Guard Academy maintained a razor sharp focus throughout the Sperry College Sailing Women's National Championship.


Pineda struggles again as Yankees lose 9-5 to Rays

The New York Yankees say they are not yet ready to drop struggling Michael Pineda from their starting rotation

Thompson's 41 points, 11 threes save Golden State's season

Klay Thompson hit an NBA playoff record 11 3-pointers, and the defending champion Golden State Warriors fought off elimination with a 108-101 win over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Saturday night


Auto Racing

7:30 a.m., Chs. 10, 30 — Formula One Monaco Grand Prix.

Noon, Ch. 8 — IndyCar Indianapolis 500.

6 p.m., Ch. 61 — NASCAR Sprint Cup Coca-Cola 600 from Concord, N.C.


10 a.m., ESPN2 — NCAA: Clemson vs. Florida State in Atlantic Coast Conference tournament final from Durham, N.C.

Noon, ESPNEWS — NCAA: UConn vs. Houston in American Athletic Conference tournament final from Clearwater, Fla.

1 p.m., NESN, WTIC (1080-AM), WEEI (103.7-FM) — MLB: Boston Red Sox at Toronto Blue Jays.

1 p.m., MyTV9, WFAN (660-AM), WXLM (980-AM) — MLB: New York Yankees at Tampa Bay Rays.

3 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA: Texas A&M vs. Florida in Southeastern Conference tournament final from Hoover, Ala.

8 p.m., ESPN2, WOR (710-AM) — MLB: Los Angeles Dodgers at New York Mets. (network may switch game to ESPN)


3 p.m., NBA TV — WNBA: Indiana Fever at Atlanta Dream.


7:30 a.m., Golf Channel — European PGA: BMW PGA Championship from Surrey, England.

1 p.m., Golf Channel — PGA: The Colonial from Fort Worth, Texas.

3 p.m., Ch. 3 — PGA: Dean & DeLuca Invitational from Fort Worth, Texas.

3 p.m., Chs. 10, 30 — Champions: Senior PGA Championship from Benton Harbor, Mich.

3 p.m., Golf Channel — LPGA: Volvik Championship from Ann Arbor, Mich.

Mixed Martial Arts

7 p.m., FS1 — UFC Fight Night from Las Vegas.


4 p.m., ESPN — MLS: Orlando City SC at New York City FC.


Noon, ESPN — NCAA: Missouri at Michigan in Division I tournament super regional.

2 p.m., ESPN — NCAA: Arizona at Auburn in Division I tournament super regional.


Noon, Chs. 10, 30 — French Open from Paris.