Gillon's 3 at buzzer lifts Syracuse past No. 10 Duke 78-75


John Gillon hit a 3-pointer from the top of the key at the buzzer, and Syracuse upset No. 10 Duke 78-75 as the Orange kept alive their postseason hopes

No. 8 Tar Heels top No. 7 Cardinals 74-63, stretch ACC lead

Justin Jackson scored 21 points and No. 8 North Carolina pulled away after halftime to beat No. 7 Louisville 74-63 in a matchup of Atlantic Coast Conference leaders

Top 25 men's basketball roundup

Kelan Martin scored 20 points and fueled a stunning second-half rally to lead No. 22 Butler past No. 2 Villanova 74-66, snapping the Wildcats' on-campus home winning streak at 48 games

UConn moves forward with plans for new athletic fields

The University of Connecticut's Board of Trustees on Wednesday approved spending $4.75 million to design its "Athletic District," which will include new stadiums for soccer, baseball and softball.

Local college roundup: UConn wins baseball opener

Tim Cate pitched seven strong innings as UConn opened its baseball season with a 5-3 win over UMass Lowell on Friday night.

SCHEDULES

COLUMNS

Our kids now have a better reason to believe in tomorrow

Maybe the kids of the city thought Wednesday would be an extension of mini-February vacation, upon...

MORE COLLEGE SPORTS

Coast Guard baseball opens season on Saturday

The Coast Guard baseball team that opens its season on Saturday will be a veteran group.

Top 25 men's and women's college basketball roundup

Nigel Williams-Goss scored 30 points as undefeated and No. 1 Gonzaga beat San Francisco 96-61 on Thursday, extending the nation's longest winning streak to 27 games

UConn great Kara Wolters to receive Red O'Neill Award

Former UConn women’s basketball standout and current television host Kara Wolters, elected recently to the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame, will receive the Red O'Neill Award on April 26 when The UConn Club hosts its 64th Annual Awards...

Jerry Sandusky's son arrested on child sex charges

One of Jerry Sandusky's adult sons faces multiple charges of sexual offenses involving children, more than five years after the former Penn State assistant coach was himself first arrested

UCONN FOOTBALL

Edsall raves about his UConn football recruiting class

New UConn coach Randy Edsall didn't let a late start to the football recruiting season prevent him from completing his checklist.

UCONN WOMEN'S BASKETBALL

Top-ranked UConn routs No. 23 Temple for 102nd straight win

Napheesa Collier scored a career high 31 points and top-ranked UConn routed No. 23 Temple 90-45 on Wednesday to extend the program's record winning streak to 102 straight games

Huskies' Samuelson looks to end shooting slump

Katie Lou Samuelson hopes to break out of a recent shooting slump when top-ranked UConn welcomes No. 23 Temple to the XL Center on Wednesday night.

NCAA reveal has Irish joining UConn, Baylor and Mississippi State as No. 1 women's seeds

UConn, Mississippi State, Baylor and Notre Dame would be the top seeds if the NCAA Tournament began Monday

No. 1 UConn escapes Tulane with 101st straight win

Napheesa Collier had 26 points and 12 rebounds and top-ranked Connecticut held off Tulane 63-60 on Saturday night to push its record winning streak to 101 games

LOCAL ROUNDUP

Local roundup: Sun sign Danielle Adams to training camp contract

Forward Danielle Adams, who helped lead Texas A&M to the 2011 NCAA title, was signed to a training camp contract by the Connecticut Sun on Wednesday.

Anosike proves to be a good listener and clutch finisher for St. Thomas More

EJ Anosike comes up big late for St. Thomas More and the Chancellors go on to beat New Hampton 62-58 in their final home game.

Mitchell women stumble in NECC tournament

Fifth-seeded Wheelock ended Mitchell College's seven-game winning streak and season on Tuesday night with a 69-56 victory in the New England Collegiate Conference tournament. quarterfinals.

PROFESSIONAL

Rakell gets two goals, Ducks snap Bruins' streak with 5-3 win

Rickard Rakell broke a tie on his second goal with 2:34 to play, and the Anaheim Ducks snapped Boston's four-game winning streak under new coach Bruce Cassidy with a 5-3 victory over the Bruins

NBA returns for a break-neck finish to regular season

LeBron James, Steph Curry and the rest of the NBA have had a chance to catch their collective breath, kick their feet up for a few days and rest up after a frenetic first three-and-a-half months of the season.

ON THE AIR

Auto Racing

Noon, FS1 — NASCAR Monster Cup Daytona 500 practice from Daytona Beach, Fla. 

2 p.m., FS1 — NASCAR Truck NextEra Energy Resources 250 practice from Daytona Beach, Fla.

4 p.m., FS1 — NASCAR Truck NextEra Energy Resources 250 final practice from Daytona Beach, Fla.

7 p.m., FS1 — NASCAR Monster Cup Can-Am Duels from Daytona Beach, Fla.   

Basketball

7 p.m., CBSSN — NCAA men: Long Island Brooklyn at Mount St. Mary's.

7 p.m., ESPN — NCAA men: Memphis at Cincinnati.

7 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA men: Georgia at Alabama.

7 p.m., ESPNU — NCAA men: Nebraska at Michigan State.

7 p.m., NESN, SNY — NCAA men: Massachusetts at George Washington.

7 p.m., YES — NCAA women: North Carolina at North Carolina State.

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

8 p.m., ESPNEWS — NCAA men: South Florida at Tulsa.

9 p.m., CBSSN — NCAA men: Tennessee Tech at Morehead State.

9 p.m., ESPN — NCAA men: Wisconsin at Ohio State.

9 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA men: UCLA at Arizona State.

9 p.m., ESPNU — NCAA men: North Carolina Asheville at Gardner-Webb.

10:30 p.m., TNT — NBA: Los Angeles Clippers at Golden State Warriors.

11 p.m., ESPNU — NCAA men: Utah at Colorado.

Golf

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

2 p.m., Golf Channel — PGA: Honda Classic from Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.

1 a.m. (Friday), Golf Channel — LPGA: Honda Thailand from Chonburi.

Hockey

7:30 p.m., MSG — NHL: New York Rangers at Toronto Maple Leafs.

7:30 p.m., WFAN (660-AM) — NHL: New York Islanders at Montreal Canadiens.

8:30 p.m., NBCSN — NHL: Arizona Coyotes at Chicago Blackhawks. 

10:30 p.m., NESN — NHL: Boston Bruins at Los Angeles Kings.

Skiing

5:30 p.m., NBCSN — FIS Cross-Country World Championships from Lahti, Finland. (taped today)

Tennis

12:30 p.m., Tennis Channel — ATP: Rio Open from Rio de Janeiro.

8:30 p.m., Tennis Channel — ATP: Rio Open from Rio de Janeiro.