Ogwumike has Achilles surgery, could miss season


Connecticut Sun post Chiney Ogwumike underwent successful Achilles surgery Wednesday on her left tendon at Houston Methodist Orthopedics and Sports Medicine. The timetable for recovery from such a procedure is typically six to nine months.

COLUMNS

For Valley/Old Lyme, it's the littlest guy with one of the biggest hearts

Deep River — There is irony, wonderfully so, that in this land of machismo, testosterone...

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UCONN

No. 2 Notre Dame women eager to face top-ranked UConn women

Notre Dame coach Muffet McGraw figures top-ranked Connecticut should provide a good measuring stick to see just how good her second-ranked Fighting Irish are

UConn fights through adversity to score dramatic win over Syracuse at Garden

UConn overcame an 11-point second-half deficit and some self-inflicted wounds down the stretch to seize a huge 52-50 victory Monday in the Tire Pros Classic before 15,347 noisy fans at Madison Square Garden.

UConn women replace Notre Dame as No. 1 team in AP poll

UConn is the new No. 1 in The Associated Press women's basketball poll, moving ahead of Notre Dame on Monday

COLLEGES

Top 25 college basketball roundup

Amile Jefferson had career highs of 24 points and 15 rebounds to lead No. 5 Duke to an 84-74 victory over No. 21 Florida in the Jimmy V Classic at Madison Square Garden

Rhule facing big task as Baylor's coach after Temple success

Matt Rhule is taking on a Texas-sized challenge at Baylor after leading Temple to unprecedented success

Utley enters College Football Hall of Fame with no regrets

Mike Utley, paralyzed in NFL game 25 years ago, enters College Hall of Fame with no regrets

HIGH SCHOOL

Mistakes cost Valley Regional/Old Lyme in 28-7 loss to St. Joseph

St. Joseph used a blocked punt and a sack to force a fumble to scored 28 unanswered points in the second half and beat Valley Regional/Old Lyme on Monday, 28-7, in a CIAC Class M semifinal.

O'Brien has 'arrived' for Valley Regional/Old Lyme football team

Sophomore Jason O'Brien was being embraced by Valley Regional/Old Lyme assistant coach Steve Woods following Monday's 28-7 playoff loss to St. Joseph. Before Woods walked away, he left O'Brien with a few final words: “You have arrived.”

CIAC football playoff semifinals / Monday's final scores

CLASS LL No. 1 Darien 38, No. 4 Southington 7 No. 7 Ridgefield 44, No. 6 Shelton 41 CLASS L No. 1 Windsor 40, No. 4 Middletown 14 No. 2 New Canaan 20, No. 6 Notre Dame-West Haven...

LOCAL ROUNDUP

College roundup: Emerson holds off Conn in women's basketball

Charlie Boyle finished with 21 points and nine rebounds to lead the Emerson College women's basketball team to a 63-57 victory Tuesday night at Connecticut College.

Black Wolves to kick off the 2017 NLL season with special Fan Fest

The New England Black Wolves will host a Fan Fest at Mohegan Sun on Saturday, Dec. 17 to kick off the 2017 National Lacrosse League season.

Chester a calming influence on Conn College women's hockey team

Under heavy pressure, Connecticut College women's hockey goalie Katherine Chester is as calm as the eye of the storm.

PROFESSIONAL

Sold! Red Sox get ace Chris Sale from White Sox

All-Star ace Chris Sale joining the reloading Boston Red Sox, who dealt four prospects to the Chicago White Sox, including high-priced Yoan Moncada

Jets planned 2-3 weeks ago to play Petty in final four games

Jets coach Todd Bowles says he decided about two to three weeks ago to play Bryce Petty at quarterback for New York's final four games to get an extended look at the second-year player

Ladd, Halak lead Islanders to 4-2 win over rival Rangers

Andrew Ladd scored in the second period and Jaroslav Halak stopped 36 shots to lead the New York Islanders to a 4-2 victory over the crosstown-rival Rangers

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7 p.m., ESPN2, WTIC (1080-AM) — NCAA women: UConn at Notre Dame.

7 p.m., CSN — NBA: Boston Celtics at Orlando Magic.

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

7 p.m., FS1 — NCAA men: California vs. Seton Hall from Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.

7:30 p.m., CBSSN — NCAA men: George Washington at Temple.

7:30 p.m., YES, WFAN (660-AM) — NBA: Denver Nuggets at Brooklyn Nets.

8 p.m., ESPN, MSG — NBA: Cleveland Cavaliers at New York Knicks.

8 p.m., ESPNEWS — NCAA men: Texas Christian at Southern Methodist.

9 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA men: Davidson at North Carolina.

9 p.m., ESPNU — NCAA men: Howard at Maryland.

9:30 p.m., FS1 — NCAA men: Princeton vs. Hawaii from Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.

10:30 p.m., ESPN — NBA: Golden State Warriors at Los Angeles Clippers.

11 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA men: Washington at Gonzaga.

Golf

9 p.m., Golf Channel — European PGA: Hong Kong Open.

4 a.m. (Thursday), Golf Channel — Ladies European PGA: Dubai Masters from United Arab Emirates.

Hockey

8 p.m., NBCSN — NHL: Boston Bruins at Washington Capitals.

Soccer

2:30 p.m., ESPN2 — UEFA Champions League: Lyon vs. Sevilla.

2:30 p.m., FS1 — UEFA Champions League: Borussia Dortmund at Real Madrid.