Federer, Wawrinka give Swiss lead


Lille, France - Roger Federer will have the chance to clinch the last big prize in tennis eluding him. The 17-time Grand Slam champion and Stan Wawrinka swept aside Julien Benneteau and Richard Gasquet 6-3, 7-5, 6-4 in the doubles to...

France, Switzerland are even after Day 1

Lille, France - Roger Federer's valiant attempt to shake off a back injury backfired spectacularly when the Swiss 17-time Grand Slam champion was swept aside by Gael Monfils Friday as France leveled the Davis Cup final at 1-1 on...

Federer to face Monfils in Davis Cup final

Saying he has recovered from a back injury, Roger Federer has the chance to finally win one of the only notable titles missing from his collection. Federer will play Gael Monfils today in the second singles match as Switzerland takes on France in...

COLUMNS

It's time to raise a glass to our friends at the 06385

Pretty cool, really, that 40 years later, you get together and remember every shape and form of the...

MORE PRO TENNIS

Federer pulls out of ATP Finals with back injury

Roger Federer pulled out of the ATP Finals less than one hour before his title match against Novak Djokovic on Sunday, handing a third straight title in this event to the top-ranked Serb and dealing a potential blow to Switzerland's Davis Cup...

Federer, Djokovic left standing and will play in ATP Finals

London - Roger Federer saved four match points on Saturday to ensure the most successful player at the ATP Finals will take on the best player of the season in a mouthwatering final. Federer, a six-time champion, fought for nearly...

Djokovic clinches the No. 1 ranking

It was another easy win for Novak Djokovic, but certainly one that he will remember.

UCONN

Despite UConn's woes, Adams looks forward to each chance

Andrew Adams fits the mold of a Bob Diaco type player. He has a passion for playing football.

UConn men accept an invite back to Maui in 2016

UConn is heading back to the Maui Invitational in 2016, joining a deep field that includes Georgetown, North Carolina, Oklahoma State, Wisconsin, Oregon, Tennessee and host Chaminade. The Lahaina Civic Center will host the event from Nov. 21-23.

COLLEGES

College teams going back to running games

College football teams have been running wild this season, averaging more yards per carry and per game than at any time in recent years. Having game-breakers such as Gordon, Perine and Coleman carrying the ball has helped lead this ground game...

Local college notes

A weekly update on local college athletes and local athletes who attend schools outside the region.

LOCAL ROUNDUP

Hurd's still a team guy

When we last checked in on Zach Hurd, it was 2012 and he was living on the West Coast attempting to earn a roster spot with the Oakland Raiders.

PROFESSIONAL

NHL roundup

John Tavares scored a power-play goal late in overtime to lift the New York Islanders to a 3-2 victory over Washington on Wednesday night.

Jets are giving Geno another shot

Geno Smith is getting another shot as the New York Jetsí starting quarterback.

ON THE AIR

Basketball

Noon, ESPN2 - NCAA men: Tennessee vs. Santa Clara in Orlando Classic.

1 p.m., ESPN - NCAA men: Oklahoma vs. Butler in Battle 4 Atlantis from Nassau, Bahamas.

2 p.m., ESPNU - NCAA men: Princeton vs. Texas-El Paso in Wooden Legacy from Fullerton, Calif.

2:30 p.m., ESPN2 - NCAA men: Kansas vs. Rhode Island in Orlando Classic.

3:30 p.m., ESPN - NCAA men: Wisconsin vs. Georgetown in Battle 4 Atlantis from Nassau, Bahamas.

4 p.m., ESPNU - NCAA men: Long Island University vs. Stony Brook from New York.

4:30 p.m., ESPN2 - NCAA men: San Diego vs. Xavier in Wooden Legacy from Fullerton, Calif.

5 p.m., FS1 - NCAA men: Illinois vs. Indiana State in Las Vegas Invitational.

6:30 p.m., ESPN2 - NCAA men: Michigan State vs. Rider in Orlando Classic.

6:30 p.m., ESPNU - NCAA men: Western Kentucky vs. St. Joseph's from New York.

8:30 p.m., ESPNU - NCAA men: Long Beach State vs. Western Michigan in Wooden Legacy from Fullerton, Calif.

9 p.m., ESPN2 - NCAA men: Marquette vs. Georgia Tech in Orlando Classic.

11 p.m., ESPN2 - NCAA men: San Jose State vs. Washington in Wooden Legacy from Fullerton, Calif.

Midnight, FS1 - NCAA men: Baylor vs. Memphis in Las Vegas Invitational.

Football

10 a.m., CPTV Sports, WJJF (94.9-FM) - High school: Norwich Free Academy at New London. (WJJF pregame show begins at 9:30)

10:30 a.m., WWRX (107.7-FM) - High school: Ledyard at Fitch.

12:30 p.m., Ch. 3, WFAN (660-AM) - NFL: Chicago Bears at Detroit Lions.

4:30 p.m., Ch. 61, WFAN (660-AM) - NFL: Philadelphia Eagles at Dallas Cowboys.

7:30 p.m., ESPN - NCAA: Louisiana State at Texas A&M.

7:30 p.m., FS1 - NCAA: Texas Christian at Texas.

8:30 p.m., Chs. 10, 30, WFAN (660-AM) - NFL: Seattle Seahawks at San Francisco 49ers.

Golf

8 p.m., Golf Channel - Australasia PGA: Australian Open from Sydney.

Soccer

1 p.m., FS1 - UEFA Europa League: Everton at Wolfsburg.

3 p.m., FS1 - UEFA Europa League: Partizan at Tottenham.