Friday night parental gathering has me wondering: Why don't more people do this?

I stumbled upon some folks who are extracting every morsel of fun they can from their kids'...



UConn women favored, Nurse voted top player and men voted second in AAC polls

The UConn women were picked to win another American Athletic Conference title, the UConn men were picked second behind Cincinnati, and junior Kia Nurse was voted preseason player of the year during Monday's annual AAC Media Day in Philadelphia.

UCF beats UConn 24-16 to move above .500

McKenzie Milton threw for a season-high 317 yards and three touchdowns to lead UCF to a 24-16 win over UConn


Ohio State still has a playoff path

AP Top 25 Takeaways: Ohio State still has a playoff path, but can anyone beat 'Bama?

Oklahoma-Texas Tech game was all about offense

Oklahoma and Texas Tech set an NCAA all-division record for combined yards with 1,708 in the Sooners' win


Local roundup: Old Lyme sweeps Creed in volleyball

Old Lyme swept a rare volleyball doubleheader from Creed in the Shoreline Conference on Monday, winning the opener 25-18, 25-14, 25-10, and the second match 25-17, 25-13, 25-9.


BASEBALL/SOFTBALLWinter Baseball Clinic — Tuesday nights, Nov. 1-Dec. 20, 5-6:30 p.m., Grand Slam Baseball, North Stonington. For players ages 8-12. Cost: $200. Instructors: Anthony Turgeon and Marc Peluso. Contact: Marc Peluso at...

Local roundup: No. 1 UConn falls in field hockey

The top-ranked UConn field hockey team had its 42-game regular-season winning streak snapped, falling to No. 5 Maryland 2-1 on Sunday.


Second City son: Indians 2B Kipnis has Cubs in his blood

A Cubs fan as a kid, Indians second baseman Jason Kipnis will be facing his boyhood obsession in the World Series

Bryant, Baez and other young Cubs critical in title chase

Kris Bryant was one of five players 24 or younger in the starting lineup for the Chicago Cubs during Game 6 of the NL Championship Series, and that group is showing maturity beyond its years



8 p.m., Ch. 61 — World Series: Chicago Cubs at Cleveland Indians in Game 1. 


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

10:30 p.m., TNT — NBA: San Antonio Spurs at Golden State Warriors.


7 p.m., NESN — NHL: Minnesota Wild at Boston Bruins.

7:05 p.m., WFAN (660-AM) — NHL: Arizona Coyotes at New Jersey Devils.

7:30 p.m., NBCSN — NHL: Buffalo Sabres at Philadelphia Flyers.

10 p.m., NBCSN — NHL: Anaheim Ducks at San Jose Sharks.  


7 a.m., Tennis Channel — WTA Finals from Singapore, ATP Swiss Indoors from Basel, Switzerland, ATP Erste Bank Open from Vienna.


Amber Cox named vice president of Sun, Black Wolves

Amber Cox, who has held a variety of executive and administrative posts in professional and collegiate sports, was named vice president of the WNBA's Connecticut Sun and National Lacrosse League's New England Black Wolves on Thursday.