COLUMNS

Taber's ultimate makeover has come from sacrifice ... and hard work

Caroline Taber has gone through a makeover that's resulted in more stamina, strikeouts and strength...

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UCONN

UConn notes: Brimah to return; women add Kentucky transfer Camara

Storrs — Center Amida Brimah and guard Rodney Purvis have removed their names from the list of underclassmen eligible for the 2016 NBA Draft and will return to UConn for their senior season in 2016-17. Neither Brimah nor Purvis, who...

Long Beach's Cegles named deputy AD at UConn

Vic Cegles, director of athletics at Long Beach State since 2006, has accepted the position of deputy athletic director at UConn, the school announced on Friday.

COLLEGES

Mitchell eliminated in NCAA tournament

The Mariners suffered 3-2 loss in 12 innings to Salem State in a losers' bracket game at Eastern Baseball Stadium.

Shaky start dooms Mitchell College baseball in NCAA opener

A shaky first inning staggered Mitchell College in its NCAA Division III New England Regional opener on Wednesday.

LOCAL ROUNDUP

PC coach receives positive feedback about Dunn's draft status

Kris Dunn is a popular topic of conversation in basketball circles with each passing day leading up to the NBA Draft.

Local roundup: Fitch softball team finishes third straight 20-0 regular season

Caroline Taber pitched a two-hitter with 17 strikeouts and hit two doubles and scored twice as the top-ranked Fitch softball team beat East Granby on Monday, 7-0, to finish the regular season unbeaten for the third year in a row.

Local roundup: Wheeler softball finishes unbeaten in ECC Small Division again

The Wheeler softball completed play in the Eastern Connecticut Conference Small Division unbeaten for the third straight year, beating Tourtellotte 8-2 on Sunday.

PROFESSIONAL

Sharks one win away from first Stanley Cup final

Patrick Marleau has played more than 1,500 games with the San Jose Sharks since joining the NHL as an 18-year-old draft pick but never one quite like the next one.

Derby winner Nyquist is sick and won't run in Belmont

So much for a rematch in the Belmont Stakes

ON THE AIR

Baseball

11 a.m., YES — NCAA: Wake Forest vs. Duke in Atlantic Coast Conference tournament from Durham, N.C.

Noon, MLB Network — MLB: Tampa Bay Rays at Miami Marlins.

7 p.m., YES, WFAN (660-AM), WXLM (980-AM) — MLB: Toronto Blue Jays at New York Yankees.

7 p.m., NESN, WTIC (1080-AM), WEEI (103.7-FM) — MLB: Colorado Rockies at Boston Red Sox. 

7 p.m., SNY, WOR (710-AM) — MLB: New York Mets at Washington Nationals.

7 p.m., ESPN — MLB: Chicago Cubs at St. Louis Cardinals.

10 p.m., ESPN — MLB: San Diego Padres at San Francisco Giants.

Basketball

11 a.m., NBA TV — WNBA: Atlanta Dream at New York Liberty.

7 p.m., ESPN2 — WNBA: Los Angeles Sparks at Chicago Sky.

9 p.m., TNT — NBA playoffs: Golden State Warriors at Oklahoma City Thunder.

Golf

1:30 p.m., Golf Channel — NCAA women: Division I team championship quarterfinals from Eugene, Ore.

3 p.m., FS1 — USGA U.S. Amateur Four-Ball from Mamaroneck, N.Y.

6:30 p.m., Golf Channel — NCAA women: Division I team championship semifinals from Eugene, Ore.

Hockey

8 p.m., NBCSN — NHL playoffs: Pittsburgh Penguins at Tampa Bay Lightning.

CT SUN

Sun fail to cash in on chances and fall to Mystics OT

The Connecticut Sun failed to capitalize on numerous chances Saturday night and dropped their home opener to to Washington Mystics in overtime, 84-76.

Sun host Mystics in home opener Saturday night

The Connecticut Sun, who split their season-opening two-game road trip, play their home opener against the Washington Mystics on Saturday at Mohegan Sun Arena.