Faris among three players signed to training camp contracts by Connecticut Sun

The Connecticut Sun announced Tuesday that they had signed Kelly Faris, Kayla Pedersen and Jennifer Hamson to training camp contracts.

Sun's Miller succeeding in keeping his best players at home

Starting guards Alex Bentley and Jasmine Thomas both resigned with the Connecticut Sun over the past several days. It's noteworthy that they wanted to stay in Connecticut, a place that top WNBA talent has avoided like Siberia.

Bentley re-signs with Sun

Veteran shooting guard Alex Bentley re-signed with the Connnecticut Sun, the team announced Tuesday. She was the team's leading scorer last season and has been one of their top three scorers in all three of her seasons with the Sun.

Jasmine Thomas re-signs with Sun

Jasmine Thomas signed a two-year contract with the Connecticut Sun on Thursday after having a career-year this past WNBA season.

COLUMNS

NFA two-sport athlete Maura Sanchi always figures out a way

when you meet Norwich Free Academy's Maura Sanchi, it's not the hand or the arm you notice. It's...

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UCONN

Adams hit game-winner as UConn rallies past Temple, 64-63

Jalen Adams scored 13 points and hit a driving layup with 2.9 seconds left as UConn rallied to beat Temple 64-63 on Sunday for its fourth straight win.

No. 1 UConn escapes Tulane with 101st straight win

Napheesa Collier had 26 points and 12 rebounds and top-ranked Connecticut held off Tulane 63-60 on Saturday night to push its record winning streak to 101 games

UConn men carry positive momentum into AAC game at Temple

Surging UConn, winners of six of its last seven, take its show on the road to face Temple at 4 p.m. Sunday at the Liacouras Center in Philadelphia.

COLLEGES

Local college roundup: UConn wins baseball opener

Tim Cate pitched seven strong innings as UConn opened its baseball season with a 5-3 win over UMass Lowell on Friday night.

Coast Guard baseball opens season on Saturday

The Coast Guard baseball team that opens its season on Saturday will be a veteran group.

Top 25 men's and women's college basketball roundup

Nigel Williams-Goss scored 30 points as undefeated and No. 1 Gonzaga beat San Francisco 96-61 on Thursday, extending the nation's longest winning streak to 27 games

HIGH SCHOOL

Ledyard captures Class S wrestling championship

Bo Nguyen and Mike Sullivan captured individual titles and Ledyard placed five wrestlers finals en route to winning the CIAC Class S tournament championship on Saturday night at Windham High School.

New London advances to ECC Division I girls' basketball final

Second-seeded New London rode a balanced effort to beat No. 3 Waterford in the semifinals of the ECC Division I girls' basketball tournament, avenging a semifinal loss to the Lancers last year.

Conley scores 41 points as No. 1 NFA girls rout Bacon in ECC Div. I semis

NFA senior guard Hailey Conley finished with 30 points in the first half, a career-high 41 overall, and tied the school record with seven 3-point field goals, lifting top-seeded NFA to a 70-47 victory over No. 4 Bacon Academy in the semifinals of...

LOCAL ROUNDUP

Black Wolves' defense not up to the task in 16-15 loss to Buffalo

The New England Black Wolves couldn't beat the Buffalo Bandits on Sunday despite scoring 15 goals, leading to a rant by coach Glenn Clark.

Local roundup: Conn finishes fourth at NESCAC men's swimming

Connecticut College finished fourth at the New England Small College Athletic Conference men's swimming championships on Sunday.

Local college roundup: Conn women earn No. 2 seed for NESCAC hockey tourney

Connecticut College ended its regular season with a 5-1 win over Hamilton on Saturday and will be the No. 2 seed in upcoming NESCAC women's hockey tournament.

PROFESSIONAL

Lots of points, lots of dunks, not a lot of All-Star defense

It was the fourth quarter of the All-Star Game, and a few fans started yelling loudly enough for DeAndre Jordan to hear them from his spot on the Western Conference bench

Record All-Star: Davis scores 52, West tops East 192-182

Anthony Davis had an All-Star Game for the record books.

Clark: Comments "unprofessional" on Betances arbitration

Baseball union chief Tony Clark called the public comments surrounding the salary arbitration hearing involving Yankees reliever Dellin Betances "unprecedented" and "unprofessional."

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Basketball

7 p.m., ESPN — NCAA men: Miami at Virginia.

7 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA women: Maryland at Ohio State.

7 p.m., ESPNU — NCAA men: Boston College at Florida State.

9 p.m., ESPN — NCAA men: Texas at West Virginia.

9 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA women: Baylor at Texas.

9 p.m., ESPNU — NCAA men: Iowa State at Texas Tech.

Soccer

2:30 p.m., FS1 — FA Cup: Arsenal at Sutton United.

Tennis

2:30 p.m., Tennis Channel — ATP: Rio Open from Rio de Janeiro.