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...



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.


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.


Loyd powers decisive third quarter run, Storm beat Sun 93-81

Jewell Loyd scored 11 of her 26 points during a decisive third-quarter run and hit a critical 3-pointer late in the fourth to help the Seattle Storm beat the Connecticut Sun 93-81 on Saturday night

Sun, with little time to rest, head west for Seattle

The Connecticut Sun and Seattle Storm are so similar that they could be twins. They're proud franchises that are used to winning, but have decayed over the past few seasons.