COLUMNS

Valero, the heart and soul of Ledyard schools, will never be forgotten

The word “custodian” just has neither the chops nor the tentacles to define who they...

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UCONN

UConn, Syracuse agree to game at MSG

UConn and Syracuse have agreed to meet on Dec. 5 at Madison Square Garden in New York, according to the Hartford Courant.

All-ACC pick Stevens leaves Duke for UConn women

The UConn women's basketball program announced Saturday that Azurá Stevens, a 6-foot-6 sophomore center from Duke, has decided to transfer to the Huskies.

COLLEGES

Local college notes

Mariners riding a wave • Mitchell College junior Ashley Murtha was selected to the New England Collegiate Conference first team for women's lacrosse after finishing with 39 goals and 41 points, both first in...

Mitchell wins third straight NECC baseball title

The Mitchell College baseball program could put out an instructional manual on how to win championships.

LOCAL ROUNDUP

East Lyme's Livingston enjoying the view from behind the plate

Chase Livingston's baseball career has raced by like a 90-mile per hour fastball.

LOCAL CALENDAR

BASEBALL/SOFTBALLNew London American Legion baseball — Looking for players for both the 17U and 19U programs. Interested players born on or after Jan 1, 1997 who reside in New London, Groton or Mystic are eligible. Program is also...

Local roundup: East Lyme baseball wins its eighth straight

Bennett Coe hit a go-ahead RBI double in the top of the eighth inning as the East Lyme baseball team won its eighth straight on Tuesday, 6-2 in eight innings over Woodstock Academy in an Eastern Connecticut Conference Large Division game.

PROFESSIONAL

NHL roundup

Brian Boyle scored at 2:48 of overtime to lift the Tampa Bay Lightning to a 5-4 victory over the New York Islanders on Tuesday night for a 2-1 lead in their second-round series.

Harvey falters again, Mets get 1 hit in 3-0 loss to Braves

Matt Wisler wiped out the New York Mets with eight innings of one-hit ball and Mallex Smith hit a rare Atlanta homer off a scuffling Matt Harvey, sending the Braves to a 3-0 victory.

ON THE AIR

Baseball

12:30 p.m., MLB Network — MLB: Chicago Cubs at Pittsburgh Pirates.

1 p.m., SNY, WOR (710-AM) — MLB: Atlanta Braves at New York Mets.

3:30 p.m., MLB Network — MLB: Washington Nationals at Kansas City Royals. (time approximate, joined in progress)

7 p.m., YES, WFAN (660-AM), WXLM (980-AM) — MLB: New York Yankees at Baltimore Orioles. 

8 p.m., NESN, ESPN, WTIC (1080-AM), WEEI (103.7-FM) — MLB: Boston Red Sox at Chicago White Sox.

Basketball

8 p.m., TNT — NBA playoffs: Atlanta Hawks at Cleveland Cavaliers.

Hockey

8 p.m., NBCSN — NHL playoffs: Washington Capitals at Pittsburgh Penguins.

Horse Racing

5:30 p.m., NBCSN — Kentucky Derby draw from Louisville.

Soccer

2:30 p.m., FS1 — UEFA Champions League: Manchester City at Real Madrid.

CT SUN

Sun veteran Faris is fighting for a job again

Kelly Faris is the Connecticut Sun's longest-tenured player (three seasons), yet once again arrives at training camp fighting for a job.

Sun's Jamie Weisner should prove to be one tough rookie

Jamie Weisner's toughness and relentless work ethic may earn the Oregon State rookie a place on the Connecticut Sun this season.