UConn basketball rings in new season with First Night

First Night is a memorable and revealing experience for any UConn basketball newcomer.

First Night welcomes in UConn basketball season

Storrs — Ready to celebrate the arrival of the college basketball season? Then head to Storrs Friday night for UConn basketball First Night festivities at Gampel Pavilion. Fans will get their first look at both the...


First UConn basketball practice a matter of survival

Since they arrived on campus, nothing but praise has been heaped on UConn's talented newcomers. Then reality hit them like a sledgehammer to the mid-section during the first basketball practice.

UConn basketball's competitive streak on display at Husky Run

It's already evident that a fierce competitive streak runs through the UConn men's basketball team. The Huskies took the annual 3.1-mile Husky Run very seriously.


Dr. I clears out the notebook while waiting for Rajai the MVP

Idle Thoughts, while waiting for World Series MVP Rajai Davis, Jordan Reed’s speedy...


UCF beats UConn 24-16 to move above .500

McKenzie Milton threw for a season-high 317 yards and three touchdowns to lead UCF to a 24-16 win over UConn

UConn looking to turn its football season around

Don't expect Central Florida, which visits Rentschler Field in East Hartford on Saturday at noon (ESPNNEWS) for an AAC game, to send a sympathy card to UConn (3-4, 1-3).

UConn football players face BB gun, marijuana charges

Two University of Connecticut football players have been suspended from the team after being arrested on drug and weapons charges

Football ticket sales trending in right direction but lagging behind expectations

UConn football ticket sales was a topic of conversation when athletic director David Benedict met with the media prior to coach Bob Diaco's weekly Tuesday press conference.

Flowers accounts for five TDs as USF beats UConn 42-27

Quinton Flowers passed for two touchdowns and ran for three more and South Florida had 316 yards rushing in its 42-27 win over UConn on Saturday night.


Penn State topples No. 2 Ohio State 24-21

Penn State upsets second-ranked Buckeyes for biggest win of post-Paterno era

Defense rests: No. 16 Oklahoma beats Texas Tech 66-59

Baker Mayfield passed for seven touchdowns and 545 yards to help No. 16 Oklahoma beat Texas Tech 66-59 in a game that broke the NCAA record for combined offensive yards with 1,708

Top 25 college football roundup

Jonathan Allen returned a fumble 30 yards for a touchdown late in the third quarter to help No. 1 Alabama beat sixth-ranked Texas A&M 33-14 Saturday

Nichols takes early lead over Coast Guard, hangs on for 24-14 victory

Nichols led 21-0 in the first 10 minutes, 4 seconds and picked up its first New England Conference victory since 2012 with a 24-14 win over the Coast Guard Academy football team in a game which featured 10 turnovers.


Local colleges: West's milestone helps CGA volleyball win two

Senior Susan West registered the 1,000th kill of career in helping Coast Guard win a pair of volleyball matches at Susquehanna University on Saturday.

Local roundup: Valley/Old Lyme outlasts Prince Tech 35-20

Matt Sapere completed 12 of 17 passes for 238 yards and two touchdowns and ran for 48 yards as Valley Regional/Old Lyme beat Prince Tech on Friday, 35-20, in a non-league football game.

Coast Guard at Nichols football capsule

When: Saturday, noon. Where: Vendetti Field, Dudley, Mass. Records: Coast Guard 3-3 overall, 2-1 New England Football Conference; Nichols 2-4, 0-3. Players...


Blount, Patriots pull away from Steelers 27-16

Tom Brady and LeGarrette Blount were too much for the Pittsburgh Steelers, Ben Roethlisberger or no Ben Roethlisberger.

Giants pick off the Rams in London

Case Keenum throws four interceptions as the New York Giants' defense leads the way in a 17-10 win over the Los Angeles Rams in London.

Logano wins at Talladega to advance in NASCAR's playoffs

Two title contenders were eliminated from NASCAR's playoffs on Sunday because engine failures ended the chances for Martin Truex Jr. and Brad Keselowski. Joey Logano got the win to put 1 Team Penske car in the next round of the Chase.


Auto Racing

2 p.m., NBCSN — NASCAR Sprint Cup Hellmann's 500 from Talladega, Ala.

3 p.m., Chs. 10, 30 — Formula One United States Grand Prix from Austin, Texas.

Figure Skating

12:30 p.m., Chs. 10, 30 — Skate America men's free skate from Chicago.


9:30 a.m., NFL Network, WFAN (660-AM), WTIC (1080-AM) — NFL: New York Giants vs. Los Angeles Rams from London.

1 p.m., Ch. 3 — NFL: Baltimore Ravens at New York Jets.

1 p.m., Ch. 61 — NFL: Minnesota Vikings at Philadelphia Eagles.

4:25 p.m., Ch. 3, WTIC (1080-AM), WMOS (102.3-FM) — NFL: New England Patriots at Pittsburgh Steelers.

8:30 p.m., Chs. 10, 30, WFAN (660-AM) — NFL: Seattle Seahawks at Arizona Cardinals.


8 a.m., Golf Channel — European PGA: Portugal Masters from Vilamoura.


6:05 p.m., WFAN (660-AM) — NHL: Minnesota Wild at New York Islanders.

7 p.m., MSG — NHL: Arizona Coyotes at New York Rangers.


9:30 p.m., NBCSN — FIS World Cup men's giant slalom from Soelden, Austria. (taped today)


8:30 a.m., NBCSN — Premier League: Southampton at Manchester City.

9:30 a.m., FS1 — Bundesliga: Werder Bremen at Leipzig.

11 a.m., NBCSN — Premier League: Manchester City at Chelsea.

Noon, NESN, YES — NCAA women: Notre Dame at Wake Forest.

2 p.m., FS1 — Women's exhibition: Switzerland at United States from Minneapolis.

4 p.m., ESPN — MLS: Real Salt Lake at Seattle Sounders.

4 p.m., FS1 — MLS: FC Dallas at Los Angeles Galaxy.

4 p.m., CSN — MLS: Montreal Impact at New England Revolution.

4 p.m., YES — MLS: Columbus Crew at New York City FC.

4 p.m., MSG — MLS: New York Red Bulls at Philadelphia Union.


8 a.m., Tennis Channel — ATP Stockholm Open, WTA Luxembourg Open and ATP-WTA Kremlin Cup from Moscow.


3 p.m., NESN — NCAA women: Louisville at Pittsburgh.