Close to home: Rebecca Lobo puts down stakes at Hall of Fame

Rebecca Lobo will be close to home when taking her place in Basketball Hall of Fame

UConn's Lobo among 11 named to Naismith Hall of Fame Class of 2017

Two-time NBA scoring champion Tracy McGrady, Kansas coach Bill Self, former Chicago Bulls executive Jerry Krause and former UConn star Rebecca Lobo are part of this year's Basketball Hall of Fame class

Auriemma puts rare loss in perspective while praising Mississippi State

All UConn coach Geno Auriemma could think watching Mississippi State celebrate an overtime victory late Friday night and into Saturday morning was that he's been there.

Mississippi State stuns UConn 66-64 in OT and ends Huskies' 111-game winning streak

Standing two wins shy of winning a fifth straight national championship, UConn's miraculous record run came to an end at the hands of Mississippi State.


UConn receives signed letter of intent from Cobb

Junior college transfer Eric Cobb's signed national letter of intent has arrived at UConn, sealing his commitment to the men's basketball program.

UConn basketball adds much-needed graduate transfer to roster

Antwoine Anderson, a 6-foot-1 guard who spent three seasons at Fordham, has reportedly decided to use his final year of eligibility with the UConn men's basketball program.

UConn officially releases three from men's basketball program

UConn confirmed on Tuesday that sophomore Steven Enoch and freshmen Vance Jackson and Juwan Durham are leaving the men's basketball program.

Durham joins the transfer parade out of UConn

Juwan Durham, a seldom-used 6-foot-11 forward, became the third player in recent weeks to decide to leave the UConn men's basketball program.


Sorry, but I find nothing humorous about Hernandez's death

A few days have passed. And perhaps predictably, so has much of the moral outrage, crude jokes and...


Good news: UConn spring football game produces plenty of offense

Judging from early reviews, UConn's new uptempo, no-huddle offense is a big hit.

Fans can get an early look and Edsall's Huskies in Friday's spring game

Besides bragging rights going to the victor, the final score means little in UConn football's annual Spring Game on Friday.

Veterans are driven to return UConn football to its glory days

A driving force is pushing UConn football veteran Junior Joseph this spring. Joseph will do whatever it takes to turn the Huskies into a winner again.

UConn football spreading the word via social media

UConn's football program is undergoing a much-needed makeover in Randy Edsall's coaching return, and part of the makeover includes an active social media presence.


Local college roundup: Record belongs to Mitchell's Murtha with 15 goals

Ashley Murtha of Mitchell College broke the NCAA Division III record for most goals in a women's lacrosse game with 15 as the Mariners lost to Bay Path 26-16 in a New England Collegiate Conference game Tuesday.

Local college notes

Mariners riding a wave • The Mitchell College men's lacrosse program received two weekly honors from the New England Collegiate Conference. Sophomore Jacob Setzko earned player of the week honors...

Homers have been coming easy for CGA's Duncan

Coast Guard Academy senior Timbo Duncan, whose new nickname is the Dinger King, was asked if he thinks about hitting home runs during at-bats.

Local college notes: Mitchell sweeps NECC baseball honors

The Mitchell College baseball team has dominated the New England Collegiate Conference weekly awards so far this season. The first-place Mariners (17-6, 6-1) swept the honors on Monday.


Local colleges: Avery Point splits baseball doubleheader with CCRI

Avery Point split a doubleheader with the Community College of Rhode Island on Saturday at Washington Park, edging closer to the NJCAA Region 21 baseball title.

Black Wolves miss chance to clinch playoff spot

Shawn Evans and Kevin Crowley enjoyed milestone moments, but the New England Black Wolves suffered a tough 15-13 loss to the Rochester Knighthawks in a Natonal Lacrosse League game at Blue Cross Arena.

Black Wolves' Evans on verge of NLL milestone (1,000 career points)

NLL star Shawn Evans of the New England Black Wolves needs just four points to surpass 1,000 for his career, as the Wolves try to clinch a playoff berth Saturday in Rochester.


Carter, Yankees jump on Pirates late in 11-5 win

Pinch-hitter Chris Carter drilled a three-run homer in the eighth inning off reliever Felipe Rivero to lift the New York Yankees to an 11-5 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Saturday.

Homers by Mancini, Schoop carry Orioles past Red Sox 4-2

Trey Mancini and Jonathan Schoop homered in succession off knuckleballer Steven Wright, Jayson Aquino won his first big league start and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Boston Red Sox 4-2 for their fourth straight victory

Mets fall to Nationals 3-1

Gio Gonzalez pitched no-hit ball into the sixth inning to win again at Citi Field and the Washington Nationals beat the New York Mets 3-1 on a drizzly Saturday for their sixth straight victory.


Auto Racing

2 p.m., Ch. 61 — NASCAR Monster Cup Food City 500 from Bristol, Tenn.

3:30 p.m., NBCSN — IndyCar Grand Prix of Alabama from Birmingham.

6 p.m., FS1 — NHRA Spring Nationals from Houston. (taped today)  


1:30 p.m., NESN, WTIC (1080-AM), WEEI (103.7-FM) — MLB: Boston Red Sox at Baltimore Orioles.

1:30 p.m., YES, WFAN (660-AM), WXLM (980-AM) — MLB: New York Yankees at Pittsburgh Pirates.

8 p.m., ESPN, WOR (710-AM) — MLB: Washington Nationals at New York Mets.


1 p.m., Ch. 8 — NBA playoffs: Cleveland Cavaliers at Indiana Pacers.

3:30 p.m., Ch. 8 — NBA playoffs: Houston Rockets at Oklahoma City Thunder.

6:30 p.m., CSN, TNT — NBA playoffs: Boston Celtics at Chicago Bulls.

9 p.m., TNT — NBA playoffs: Los Angeles Clippers at Utah Jazz.


6 a.m., Golf Channel — European PGA: Shenzhen International from China. (taped today)

1 p.m., Golf Channel — PGA: Texas Open from San Antonio.

3 p.m., Ch. 3 — PGA: Texas Open from San Antonio.

3 p.m., Golf Channel — Web.com: United Leasing & Finance Championship from Newburgh, Ind.

5 p.m., Golf Channel — Champions: Legends of Golf from Ridgedale, Mo.


3 p.m., Chs. 10, 30 — NHL playoffs: Ottawa Senators at Boston Bruins.

7 p.m., NBCSN — NHL playoffs: Washington Capitals at Toronto Maple Leafs.


9:15 a.m., NBCSN — Premier League: Manchester United at Burnley.

10 a.m., FS1 — FA Cup: Manchester City at Arsenal in a semifinal.

11:30 a.m., NBCSN — Premier League: Crystal Palace at Liverpool.

1:30 p.m., FS1 — MLS: Orlando City SC at New York City FC.

4 p.m., ESPN — MLS: Seattle Sounders at Los Angeles Galaxy.


1 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA: Baylor at Oklahoma.

3 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA: Oregon at Arizona.


5:30 a.m., Tennis Channel — ATP: Rolex Masters from Monte Carlo.

11 a.m., Tennis Channel — Fed Cup: Czech Republic at United States in a semifinal from Tampa, Fla.