Washington gets defensive, holds on to beat No. 17 USC 17-12

Washington makes multiple defensive stops, holds on to beat No. 17 USC 17-12

Edsall amid rumors: ‘I’m just more worried about playing Ohio State’

After two straight blowout defeats and amid a report that his firing is imminent, Maryland coach Randy Edsall reiterated comments he made earlier in the week ahead of Saturday’s matchup at No. 1 Ohio State.

Louisville foundation hires firm to review escort allegations

Louisville foundation hires law firm to review escort allegations; UofL president supports AD

Lady Vols have reconstructed roster, high expectations

Return of Russell, addition of DeShields have Lady Vols opening practice with big expectations

At LSU, blockers energized by Fournette's powerful presence

Fournette's work ethic, running style and gracious gestures fuel No. 7 LSU's run-blockers


We can all make a difference with the 'Power of Together'

The voice on the other end of the line belonged to Doug Henton, the young man from New...


Anonymity is goal for guys working on football chain gangs

Working on football chain gang 'not rocket science' as long as down and distance are accurate

Coast Guard free safety Mark Behne earns Gold Helmet Award

Coast Guard Academy free safety Mark Behne was honored with the prestigious Division II/III Gold Helmet Award on Wednesday in Cambridge, Mass. Behne had two fourth-quarter interceptions during Saturday's 21-14 win at Maine Maritime.

No. 23 California prepares to take 5-0 record to No. 5 Utah

After years of losing, No. 23 California ready to take big stage with trip to No. 5 Utah

No. 8 Alabama's Henry a 240-pound force in open-field

No. 8 Alabama tailback Derrick Henry a force in open field, his next challenge is Arkansas


UConn, UCF look to get back on track

Rivalry or not, UConn and UCF both enter AAC matchup with losing streaks, in need of a win

Huskies bringing much-ridiculed trophy to game with Central Florida

Diaco, Huskies will bring much-ridiculed rivalry trophy to "ConnFLiCT" game with UCF


H.S. soccer: Montville boys edge Waterford in ECC Medium showdown

Montville High School took over sole possession of first place in the Eastern Connecticut Conference Medium Division with a 1-0 victory over Waterford in a boys' soccer game on Friday night.

Local roundup: Unbeaten Granby beats Valley/OL football team

Connor Field carried the ball 15 times for 230 yards and three touchdowns as Granby Memorial remained unbeaten with a 35-6 football victory over Valley Regional/Old Lyme on Friday night.

Local roundup: Nigro, Ochoa lead Mitchell to victory

Andrew Nigro scored two goals and had an assist as Mitchell College beat Johnson State 5-1 in a nonleague men's soccer game on Wednesday.


Lackey, Cardinals dominate Cubs in NLDS opener

John Lackey outduels old teammate Jon Lester, Cardinals cool off Cubs 4-0 in NLDS opener

Mariners fire McClendon after two seasons

Seattle Mariners fire manager Lloyd McClendon after 2 seasons in charge


Auto Racing

7 a.m., NBCSN — Formula One Russian Grand Prix practice from Sochi, Russia.

3:30 p.m., NBCSN — NASCAR Sprint Cup Bank of America 500 practice from Concord, N.C. 

4:30 p.m., NBCSN — NASCAR Xfinity Drive for the Cure 300 qualifying from Concord, N.C.

6:30 p.m., NBCSN — NASCAR Sprint Cup Bank of America 500 practice from Concord, N.C.

8 p.m., NBCSN — NASCAR Xfinity Drive for the Cure 300 from Concord, N.C.


12:30 p.m., MLB Network — ALDS: Texas Rangers at Toronto Blue Jays in Game 2.

3:30 p.m., FS1 — ALDS: Houston Astros at Kansas City Royals in Game 2.

6:30 p.m., TBS — NLDS: Chicago Cubs at St. Louis Cardinals in Game 1.

8:30 p.m., TBS, WOR (710-AM) — NLDS: New York Mets at Los Angeeles Dodgers in Game 1.


8 p.m., ESPN2 — WNBA Finals: Minnesota Lynx at Indiana Fever in Game 3.


6:30 p.m., CPTV Sports — High school: Granby at Valley Regional/Old Lyme.

8 p.m., ESPN — NCAA: North Carolina State at Virginia Tech.


5 a.m., Golf Channel — LPGA: Sime Darby from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

8 a.m., Golf Channel — European PGA: British Masters from Buckinghamshire, England.

3 p.m., Golf Channel — Champions: SAS Championship from Cary, N.C.

6 p.m., Golf Channel — Presidents Cup from Incheon City, South Korea.

11 p.m., Golf Channel — Presidents Cup from Incheon City, South Korea.


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