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CIAC's new baseball rule is pitch perfect

The Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference, the state’s governing body for high...

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UConn announces its 2016 football schedule

The UConn football team will play a pair of nationally-televised night games, seven home games and three non-conference games against Atlantic Athletic Conference opponents in 2016.

Stewart lifts No. 1 UConn to easy 66-54 win over No. 2 South Carolina

Breanna Stewart had 25 points and 10 rebounds as No. 1 UConn again proved who rules the women's game, running past No. 2 South Carolina 66-54 on Monday night.

No. 1 UConn takes top-ranked showdown with 66-54 win

Breanna Stewart scored 25 points and had 10 rebounds as No. 1 UConn ran past No. 2 South Carolina 66-54 on Monday night

COLLEGES

Top 25 basketball roundup

Zach Smith hit two free throws with 18 seconds remaining in overtime to lead Texas Tech past No. 14 Iowa State 85-82 on Wednesday night

Banham got Kobe's attention with 60-point game for Minnesota

Rachel Banham was two days removed from her 60-point performance for Minnesota when the real highlight happened, a congratulatory tweet from her idol, Kobe Bryant

Creighton's Maurice Watson continues to prove doubters wrong

Maurice Watson proves doubters wrong, leads Creighton in climb up Big East standings

HIGH SCHOOL

Campbell leads Ledyard past Fitch, 76-46

It seems illogical, at best, to suggest that the kid they call “Ice” could spend so much time on fire. But if Isaiah Campbell was any hotter during the first half Wednesday night, he’d have needed to stop, drop and roll.

Valley/OL's Giaconia excited about playing for UConn

Three weeks ago, Old Lyme High School senior Jack Giaconia had no idea where he was going to school after graduation. Wednesday, Giaconia signed his letter of intent as a preferred walk-on at UConn.

LOCAL ROUNDUP

Dunn, Friars fall to Marquette in 2 OT

Jajuan Johnson scored 16 points and hit a key 3-pointer with 1:16 left in double overtime, and Marquette outlasted No. 20 Providence for a 96-91 victory on Wednesday night.

LOCAL CALENDAR

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Local roundup: Old Lyme tops Old Saybrook

Matt Watts-St. Germain had 17 points and George Doll 16 points as Old Lyme downed Old Saybrook on Wednesday, 57-42, in a Shoreline Conference boys' basketball game.

PROFESSIONAL

Borders named fourth WNBA President

Lisa Borders is the new WNBA President, the league announced Wednesday. Borders, who helped bring the Dream to Atlanta in 2007 as the city's vice mayor, will become the league's fourth president.

Lundqvist stops 34 shots, Rangers blank Penguins 3-0

Henrik Lundqvist stopped 34 shots for his third shutout of the season and 58th of his career, leading the New York Rangers past the Pittsburgh Penguins 3-0 on Wednesday night

ON THE AIR

Basketball

5 p.m., ESPNU — NCAA men: St. Francis (Pa.) at Robert Morris.

7 p.m., ESPN — NCAA men: Florida State at Syracuse.

7 p.m., ESPN2, WTIC (1080-AM) — NCAA men: UConn at Temple.

7 p.m., ESPNU — NCAA men: Virginia Commonwealth at Massachusetts.

7 p.m., CBSSN — NCAA men: Eastern Kentucky at Morehead State.

7 p.m., YES — NCAA women: Syracuse at Virginia.

8 p.m., TNT — NBA: New Orleans Pelicans at Oklahoma City Thunder.

9 p.m., ESPN — NCAA men: Iowa at Indiana.

9 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA men: Oregon at California.

9 p.m., ESPNU — NCAA men: Radford at UNC-Asheville.

9 p.m., CBSSN — NCAA men: Illinois State at Evansville.

11 p.m., ESPNU — NCAA men: Gonzaga at Portland.

11 p.m., FS1 — NCAA men: Oregon State at Stanford.

Golf

7:30 a.m., Golf Channel — European PGA: Tshwane Open from Waterkloof, South Africa.

3 p.m., Golf Channel — PGA: Pebble Beach (Calif.) National Pro-Am.

3:30 a.m. (Friday), Golf Channel — European PGA: Tshwane Open from Waterkloof, South Africa.

Hockey

8 p.m., NESN — NHL: Boston Bruins at Winnipeg Jets.

Winter Sports

8:30 p.m., NBCSN — USSA U.S. Grand Prix Big Air at Fenway from Boston.