Tennis roundup

Rafael Nadal kept rolling in his first clay-court of the season with a 7-5, 6-3 victory on Thursday over fellow Spaniard and friend Pablo Carreno Busta to reach the quarterfinals of the Rio Open.

U.S. defeats Argentina; advances to World Group playoffs

Venus Williams defeated Maria Irigoyen of Argentina 6-1, 6-4 on Sunday to advance the United States to the Fed Cup playoffs in April and a chance to return to the World Group, which comprises the top eight teams.


Is this really the road the seven northern schools want to travel?

News item: Seven schools from the Eastern Connecticut Conference — Griswold, Killingly, Lyman...



Another rout, another title for UConn women

UConn’s two seniors hit career milestones in their final home game and helped their team to another one.


Location: XL Center, Hartford Tip: 2 p.m. (Ch. 3) Records: SMU 23-5, 14-2; UConn 16-11, 9-6 Last game: SMU won at Memphis, 66-57, Thursday; UConn won at East Carolina, 60-49,...


College basketball roundup

Kyle Collinsworth scored 20 points and BYU beat No. 3 Gonzaga 73-70 on Saturday night, ending the Bulldogs' school-record 22-game winning streak and likely costing them a No. 1 seed in the NCAA tournament.

Conn men advance to NESCAC hockey semis

New London — Senior J.C. Cangelosi scored the game-winning goal in overtime, as Connecticut College rallied for a 4-3 victory over Hamilton College Saturday in the New England Small College Athletic Conference...



NHL roundup

Milan Lucic, Patrice Bergeron, Brad Marchand each had a goal and an assist, helping the Boston Bruins send the Arizona Coyotes to their ninth straight loss, 4-1 on Saturday night.

NBA roundup

Tim Hardaway Jr. scored 22 points, Langston Galloway made a clinching 3-pointer and the New York Knicks ended a sad Saturday for the franchise with a 103-98 victory over Toronto, the Raptors' season-high fifth straight loss.


Auto Racing

1 p.m., Ch. 61 - NASCAR Sprint Cup QuickTrip 500 from Hampton, Ga.


1 p.m., Ch. 8 - NBA: Los Angeles Clippers at Chicago Bulls.

1 p.m., ESPN2 - NCAA women: Texas at West Virginia.

1 p.m., NESN, YES - NCAA women: Louisville at Virginia.

2 p.m., Ch. 3, WTIC (1080-AM) - NCAA men: Southern Methodist at UConn from Hartford.

3 p.m., ESPN2 - NCAA women: North Carolina at Duke.

1 p.m., NESN, YES - NCAA women: Florida State at Miami.

3:30 p.m., Ch. 8 - NBA: Cleveland Cavaliers at Houston Rockets.

3:30 p.m., FS1 - NCAA men: Marquette at Providence.

4 p.m., Ch. 3 - NCAA men: Michigan State at Wisconsin.

5 p.m., ESPN2 - NCAA women: South Carolina at Kentucky.

6 p.m., CSN - NBA: Golden State Warriors at Boston Celtics.

6:30 p.m., ESPN - NBA: Oklahoma City Thunder at Los Angeles Lakers.

6:30 p.m., ESPNU - NCAA men: Pittsburgh at Wake Forest.

7 p.m., FS1 - NCAA men: Oregon at Stanford.

8:30 p.m., ESPNU - NCAA men: Arizona State at Colorado.

9:30 p.m., FS1 - NCAA men: Washington State at UCLA.


5 a.m., Golf Channel - European PGA: Joburg Open from Johannesburg, South Africa.

1 p.m., Golf Channel - PGA: Honda Classic from Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.

3 p.m., Chs. 10, 30 - PGA: Honda Classic from Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.


8 p.m., NBCSN - NHL: Anaheim Ducks at Dallas Stars.


7 a.m., NBCSN - Premier League: Manchester City at Liverpool.

9 a.m., NBCSN - Premier League: Everton at Arsenal.


Noon, Tennis Channel - ATP: Argentina Open from Buenos Aires.

Track & Field

4 p.m., NBCSN - USA Indoor Championships from Boston.


Mohegan Sun hosting WNBA Draft and All-Star Game again

Connecticut, long since the once and future home office of women’s college basketball, is about to retire the trophy as the headquarters for the WNBA, too.

WNBA All-Star game will return to Mohegan Sun

The WNBA’s best players are headed back to Mohegan Sun Arena this summer.