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

UConn looking to turn its football season around

Don't expect Central Florida, which visits Rentschler Field in East Hartford on Saturday at noon (ESPNNEWS) for an AAC game, to send a sympathy card to UConn (3-4, 1-3).

UConn football players face BB gun, marijuana charges

Two University of Connecticut football players have been suspended from the team after being arrested on drug and weapons charges

UConn faces challenges in wake of Big 12 decision

The day after a failing to gain entrance into the wealthy Power Five kingdom, athletic director David Benedict painted an optimistic picture of UConn's future.


Friday night parental gathering has me wondering: Why don't more people do this?

I stumbled upon some folks who are extracting every morsel of fun they can from their kids'...


Aresco: AAC's profile boosted by Big 12 expansion process

American Athletic Conference Commissioner Mike Aresco says the profile of his league has been boosted by the Big 12 expansion process, which ended Monday with a decision by that conference not to add teams

Football ticket sales trending in right direction but lagging behind expectations

UConn football ticket sales was a topic of conversation when athletic director David Benedict met with the media prior to coach Bob Diaco's weekly Tuesday press conference.


Penn State topples No. 2 Ohio State 24-21

Penn State upsets second-ranked Buckeyes for biggest win of post-Paterno era

Defense rests: No. 16 Oklahoma beats Texas Tech 66-59

Baker Mayfield passed for seven touchdowns and 545 yards to help No. 16 Oklahoma beat Texas Tech 66-59 in a game that broke the NCAA record for combined offensive yards with 1,708


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.


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Local roundup: No. 1 UConn falls in field hockey

The top-ranked UConn field hockey team had its 42-game regular-season winning streak snapped, falling to No. 5 Maryland 2-1 on Sunday.


Cubs, Indians set to meet in intriguing World Series

Lovable losers Cubs and Indians meet in World Series, hoping to end a combined 174 seasons of futility

Giants will discuss Josh Brown future in next 24 hours

The New York Giants have started discussions about placekicker Josh Brown and his future with the team a day after returning from a game in London



8 p.m., Ch. 61 — World Series: Chicago Cubs at Cleveland Indians in Game 1. 


8 p.m., TNT — NBA: New York Knicks at Cleveland Cavaliers.

10:30 p.m., TNT — NBA: San Antonio Spurs at Golden State Warriors.


7 p.m., NESN — NHL: Minnesota Wild at Boston Bruins.

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

7:30 p.m., NBCSN — NHL: Buffalo Sabres at Philadelphia Flyers.

10 p.m., NBCSN — NHL: Anaheim Ducks at San Jose Sharks.  


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