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


UConn, Syracuse agree to game at MSG

UConn and Syracuse have agreed to meet on Dec. 5 at Madison Square Garden in New York, according to the Hartford Courant.

Former Syracuse star Pearl Washington dies at 52

Dwayne "Pearl" Washington, who went from New York City playground wonder to Big East star for Jim Boeheim at Syracuse, has died

Ollie named to the USA Basketball U18 coaching staff

UConn coach Kevin Ollie has been selected to the USA Basketball Under-18national team coaching staff.


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

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


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.


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.


BASEBALL/SOFTBALLNew London American Legion baseball — Looking for players for both the 17U and 19U programs. Interested players born on or after Jan 1, 1997 who reside in New London, Groton or Mystic are eligible. Program is also...


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...

NBA roundup

The Cavaliers set an NBA record by making 25 3-pointers in a 123-98 rout of the Atlanta Hawks in Game 2 of their playoff series to take a 2-0 lead in the series.

NHL roundup

Patric Hornqvist beat Braden Holtby between the legs 2:34 into overtime to give the Pittsburgh Penguins a 3-2 victory over the Washington Capitals on Wednesday night in Game 4 of the second-round series.



1:30 p.m., MLB Network — MLB: Philadelphia Phillies at St. Louis Cardinals.

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

7 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA: Vanderbilt at Texas A&M. 

8 p.m., NESN, WTIC (1080-AM), WEEI (103.7-FM) — MLB: Boston Red Sox at Chicago White Sox.

10 p.m., SNY, WOR (710-AM) — MLB: New York Mets at San Diego Padres.


8 p.m., ESPN — NBA playoffs: Miami Heat at Toronto Raptors.


6:30 a.m., Golf Channel — European PGA: Trophee Hassan II from Rabat, Morocco.

12:30 p.m., Golf Channel — LPGA: Yokohama Tire Classic from Prattville, Ala.

4 p.m., Golf Channel — PGA: Wells Fargo Championship from Charlotte, N.C.


8 p.m., NBCSN — NHL playoffs: Dallas Stars at St. Louis Blues.

9 p.m., CNBC — NHL playoffs: San Jose Sharks at Nashville Predators.


3 p.m., FS1 — UEFA Europa League: Villarreal at Liverpool.