Sidelined: LGBT laws, NCAA policy could keep teams at home


Teams could pull out of scheduled NCAA events this spring because of new state laws in North Carolina, Mississippi and Tennessee

With ban lifted, SEC coaches gearing up for satellite camps

Southeastern Conference coaches are ready to start participating in the satellite camps their league had wanted to eliminate nationwide

Local college notes

Mariners riding a wave • Mitchell College junior Ashley Murtha was selected to the New England Collegiate Conference first team for women's lacrosse after finishing with 39 goals and 41 points, both first in...

Mitchell wins third straight NECC baseball title

The Mitchell College baseball program could put out an instructional manual on how to win championships.

Iowa State's Bill Fennelly, sued by ex-star, defends self

Bill Fennelly is defending himself and his coaching style, two weeks after the long-time Iowa State women's basketball coach was sued by a former star player for race discrimination and retaliation.

COLUMNS

You'll like the passion of Miller, who's already seeing red

The themes around the Sun this season are “new” and “different.”...

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Jordan Johnson has learned how to channel his fire at Mitchell

Al Jordan Johnson is a fire-breathing dragon on the mound. He scorches the competition. His Mitchell College baseball teammates feed off his energy.

NCAA scraps ban on satellite camps; recruiting under study

The NCAA Division I Board of Directors scrapped a proposed ban on satellite camps Thursday, rebuffing a request from powerhouse conferences in the South and clearing the way for coaches to hold and work at clinics far from their campuses this summer

Coast Guard baseball season ends with loss in NEWMAC quarterfinal

Coast Guard Academy failed to solve Babson pitcher Teddy Carey, ending the season with a 9-2 loss in New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference baseball tournament quarterfinal action.

Coast Guard names Heneberry as women's lacrosse coach

Coast Guard Academy named former Washington & Lee University assistant coach Mary Heneberry as head coach of the women’s lacrosse team Thursday.

UCONN FOOTBALL

Hard work paves the way for RB Johnson's productive spring at UConn

Ron Johnson, a junior running back from Naples, Fla., has worked his way into potentially playing a more prominent role on the UConn football team next season.

UConn caps spring with annual Blue-White football game

UConn will cap a productive spring season with its annual Blue vs. White football game on Saturday afternoon.

UCONN WOMEN'S BASKETBALL

All-ACC pick Stevens leaves Duke for UConn women

The UConn women's basketball program announced Saturday that Azurá Stevens, a 6-foot-6 sophomore center from Duke, has decided to transfer to the Huskies.

UConn coach Geno Auriemma released from the hospital

UConn women's basketball coach Geno Auriemma has been released from the hospital, where he was admitted Saturday with an undisclosed ailment

UConn coach Auriemma hospitalized with undisclosed illness

UConn women's basketball coach Geno Auriemma hospitalized with undisclosed illness

Stewart is WNBA's top pick, leading a 1-2-3 UConn sweep

Breanna Stewart led a UConn sweep of the first three picks in the WNBA draft, going first overall to the Seattle Storm on Thursday night

LOCAL ROUNDUP

Black Wolves head to the playoffs, but may be without Evans

The New England Black Wolves will meet the Georgia Swarm in the first round of the NLL playoffs at 7 tonight at Mohegan Sun Arena, but they may need to do so without reigning league MVP and leading scorer Shawn Evans, who is injured.

Local roundup: Matson provides the firepower for Williams girls' lacrosse

Audrey Matson had five goals and four assists, powering the Williams School girls' lacrosse team past Marianapolis 17-8 in an SENE matchup.

East Lyme's Livingston enjoying the view from behind the plate

Chase Livingston's baseball career has raced by like a 90-mile per hour fastball.

PROFESSIONAL

Redskins TE, New London grad Jordan Reed gets five-year extension

The Washington Redskins have signed tight end Jordan Reed to a five-year contract extension

Matz's arm, Duda's bat lead Mets to rout of Braves

Steven Matz pitched 7 2/3 shutout innings in his latest stellar start, Lucas Duda hit two of the Mets' four home runs, and New York won six straight series for the first time in almost a decade with an 8-0 rout of the lowly Atlanta Braves on...

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