UConn's Jones jumps into history at NFL Combine


UConn's Byron Jones might have made one giant leap up the NFL draft boards Monday. Actually, make it two big leaps.\n

UConn finalizes its football schedule

The UConn football schedule was finalized on Thursday with the American Athletic Conference announcing its league slate. The Huskies’ 12-game schedule includes eight league games and six home contests at Rentschler Field. Kickoff times and...

Diaco trusts in Verducci to jump start the Huskies' offense

Offensive coordinator Frank Verducci is the latest addition to a UConn football staff comprised almost entirely of friends who have coached with Bob Diaco in the past.

COLUMNS

The start of a new rivalry?

Surely, some of you will see this as contrived. SMU. Rivalry game. Ha. Good one. SMU. Not exactly...

UCONN

It's that time of the season

Something about March brings out the beast in UConn.

UConn women close out regular season tonight

The top-ranked UConn women’s basketball team closes out its regular season tonight at South Florida.

COLLEGES

Local colleges: Coast Guard's Giorgio wins 133-pound title at Div. III Northeast meet

Coast Guard Academy’s Nate Giorgio continued his unbeaten season Sunday by winning the 133-pound championship at the NCAA Division III Wrestling Northeast Regionals.

NCAA basketball roundup/Top 25

LaDontae Henton's experience paid off for the Providence Friars on Sunday.

HIGH SCHOOL

Brule, Kosta and Makowicki honored by the CHSCA

Three people from the Eastern Connecticut conference will be among the honorees, when the Connecticut High School Coaches Association honors its coaches of the year.

NFA's Exum-Strong wins State Open wrestling title

Khaleed Exum-Strong, a senior who has become the face of NFA’s program over a season of renewal, won the State Open 220-pound final 5-2 over Ledyard’s Daric Johnson in a matchup of friendly Eastern Connecticut Conference rivals that was...

LOCAL ROUNDUP

PROFESSIONAL

Curry powers Warriors by the Celtics

When you’re sitting on the NBA’s best record like the Golden State Warriors, you don’t have to stress over every single game.

NBA roundup

James Harden scored 33 points and LeBron James missed a pair of free throws with 4.2 seconds left in overtime, helping the Houston Rockets hold on for a 105-103 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Sunday.

ON THE AIR

Basketball

7 p.m., ESPN2, WTIC (1080-AM) - NCAA women: UConn at South Florida.

7 p.m., ESPN - NCAA men: Virginia at Syracuse.

7 p.m., ESPNU - NCAA men: Baylor at Texas.

7:30 p.m., YES, WFAN (660-AM) - NBA: Golden State Warriors at Brooklyn Nets.

9 p.m., ESPN - NCAA men: Oklahoma at Iowa State.

9 p.m., ESPNU - NCAA men: Boston College at Virginia Tech.

Golf

8 a.m., Golf Channel - PGA: Honda Classic from Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.