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Sun's Kelsey Bone uses the floor to speak about Olympic 'slight' of Candace Parker

Kelsey Bone is perturbed over the latest cause celebre within women's basketball: The omission of...

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UCONN

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.

STM's Vital commits to UConn

St. Thomas More guard Christian Vital commits to play at UConn next season.

UConn athletics enjoys NCAA APR success

UConn's athletic department had four teams that posted a perfect 1000 multi-year Academic Progress Rate, while nine teams had perfect 1000 APR scores for the 2014-15 academic year.

COLLEGES

Iowa State's Bill Fennelly, sued by ex-star, defends self

Bill Fennelly is defending himself and his coaching style, two weeks after the long-time Iowa State women's basketball coach was sued by a former star player for race discrimination and retaliation.

Jordan Johnson has learned how to channel his fire at Mitchell

Al Jordan Johnson is a fire-breathing dragon on the mound. He scorches the competition. His Mitchell College baseball teammates feed off his energy.

NCAA scraps ban on satellite camps; recruiting under study

The NCAA Division I Board of Directors scrapped a proposed ban on satellite camps Thursday, rebuffing a request from powerhouse conferences in the South and clearing the way for coaches to hold and work at clinics far from their campuses this summer

HIGH SCHOOL

Fitch's Robinson, now healthy, wins shot put at Ledyard Relays

Fitch's Brian Robinson, overcoming an injury he suffered last year, was certainly feeling better Friday afternoon, as he threw a personal-best 48 feet in the shot put to win the 36th Annual Ledyard Relays.

H.S. softball roundup: Taber, Falcons remain perfect

Caroline Taber pitched a two-hit shutout as the second-ranked Fitch High School softball team remained undefeated with a 9-0 win over East Lyme in an Eastern Connecticut Conference Large Division game Friday.

LOCAL ROUNDUP

Hit parade powers Mitchell College into NECC final

Top-seeded Mitchell College advances to the championship round of the New England Collegiate Conference baseball tournament with a 21-7 win over Southern Vermont on Saturday.

Avery Point to induct four into Athletic Hall of Fame

Anthony Malhoit (men's basketball), Jess Palanski (baseball), Tyler McIntyre (baseball) and Kyle Cummings (baseball) will be inducted into the UConn Avery Point Athletic Hall of Fame on May 11.

One year after 4-14, Black Wolves are chasing a division title

The New England Black Wolves can win the NLL East Division with a pair of wins this weekend, a sweet success that some of their players have never before tasted.

PROFESSIONAL

Giants pass on linemen in NFL draft

The New York Giants got the players they wanted in the NFL draft, and there might not be a starter among them

Jets draft N.C. State cornerback Burris in 4th round

The New York Jets added depth to their secondary and offensive line on the final day of the NFL draft

ON THE AIR

Auto Racing

10:30 a.m., FS1 — NASCAR Xfinity Sparks Energy 300 qualifying from Talladega, Ala.

12:30 p.m., Ch. 61 — NASCAR Sprint Cup Geico 500 qualifying from Talladega, Ala.

3 p.m., Ch. 61 — NASCAR Xfinity Sparks Energy 300 from Talladega, Ala.

10 p.m., FS1 — NHRA SpringNationals qualifying from Baytown, Texas. (taped today) 

11 p.m., NBCSN — Formula One Russian Grand Prix qualifying from Sochi, Russia. (taped today)    

Baseball

Noon, ESPN2 — NCAA: Louisiana State at Mississippi.

2 p.m., MLB Network — MLB: Washington Nationals at St. Louis Cardinals.

3 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA: Texas A&M at Arkansas.

4 p.m., SNY, FS1, WOR (710-AM) — MLB: San Francisco Giants at New York Mets.

7 p.m., NESN, MyTV9, WFAN (660-AM), WXLM (980-AM), WTIC (1080-AM), WEEI (103.7-FM) — MLB: New York Yankees at Boston Red Sox.

Basketball

8:30 p.m., TNT — NBA playoffs: Oklahoma City Thunder at San Antonio Spurs.

Boxing

8 p.m., Ch. 61 — Victor Ortiz vs. Andre Berto in a welterweight bout from Carson, Calif.

10 p.m., Showtime — Badou Jack vs. Lucian Bute and James DeGale vs. Rogelio Medina in super middleweight bouts from Washington.

Football

Noon, ESPN, NFL Network — NFL Draft from Chicago.

Golf

6 a.m., Golf Channel — European PGA: China Open from Beijing.

1 p.m., Golf Channel — PGA: Zurich Classic from Avondale, La.

3 p.m., Ch. 3 — PGA: Zurich Classic from Avondale, La.

3 p.m., Golf Channel — LPGA: Texas Shootout from Irving.

7 p.m., Golf Channel — Web.com: United Leasing & Finance Championship from Newburgh, Ind. (taped today)

Hockey

3 p.m., Chs. 10, 30, WFAN (660-AM) — NHL playoffs: New York Islanders at Tampa Bay Lightning.

8 p.m., Chs. 10, 30 — NHL playoffs: Pittsburgh Penguins at Washington Capitals.

Motorcycle Racing

7 p.m., FS1 — AMA Monster Energy Supercross from East Rutherford, N.J.

Soccer

10 a.m., NBCSN — Premier League: Sunderland at Stoke City.

10 a.m., USA — Premier League: Crystal Palace at Newcastle.

12:30 p.m., Chs. 10, 30 — Premier League: Norwich at Arsenal.

12:30 p.m., FS1 — Bundesliga: Hertha Berlin at Bayer Leverkusen.

4 p.m., YES, MSG — MLS: Vancouver Whitecaps at New York City FC.

7:30 p.m., CSN — MLS: Orlando City at New England Revolution.

Softball

8 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA: Auburn at Tennessee.

Track & Field

12:30 p.m., NBCSN — Penn Relays from Philadelphia.

3 p.m., NBCSN — Drake Relays from Des Moines, Iowa.