UConn notes: Brimah to return; women add Kentucky transfer Camara

Storrs — Center Amida Brimah and guard Rodney Purvis have removed their names from the list of underclassmen eligible for the 2016 NBA Draft and will return to UConn for their senior season in 2016-17. Neither Brimah nor Purvis, who...

UConn women to play Texas in Jimmy V Classic at Mohegan Sun

UConn will play Texas in the 2016 Jimmy V Women's Classic on Sunday, Dec. 4, at Mohegan Sun Arena, the schools announced on Tuesday.

UConn women will make 11th trip to White House next week

The national champion University of Connecticut women's basketball team has been invited back to the White House

As Big 12 ponders expansion, American on guard for losses

The Big 12 presidents will consider in the coming weeks whether the league should expand, leaving the American Athletic Conference on guard for the possibility of one or more defections


UConn men's basketball adds New York guard Vital to 2016-17 recruiting class

UConn has added a guard from New York City to its highly touted 2016-17 recruiting class.

Purvis plans to return to UConn

Rodney Purvis, the team's leading scorer last season, will return to UConn for his final year of eligibility.

Brown, UConn men agree to sever ties

The UConn men's basketball team and recruit Zach Brown have mutually agreed to sever ties.

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.


They've inspired their players as coaches ... and now those days are gone

In the last 16 months, three of the best high school coaches I've ever known have left coaching for...


Diaco fires up UConn's New York City base with promise of progress

Bob Diaco was doing his best to get the crowded bar on the East Side of Manhattan fired up about Connecticut football, running down all the reasons to be hopeful about the Huskies taking another step forward

Diaco agrees to two-year contract extension at UConn

UConn says football coach Bob Diaco has agreed to a two-year contract extension designed to keep him in Storrs through the 2020 football season


Local roundup: UConn baseball wins again at AAC tourney

The UConn baseball team ran its winning streak to 11 with a 9-1 win over No. 7 South Florida in the American Athletic Conference tournament on Thursday.

Local roundup: Ledyard advances to ECC baseball semifinals

Anthony Viteritto allowed just two hits in six innings of relief with 13 strikeouts and Nick Smith hit a go-ahead two-run double with two outs and two strikes in the top of the ninth inning as No. 13 Ledyard beat No. 12 Bacon Academy on Wednesday,...


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Defending champion Warriors stave off elimination, beat Oklahoma City

Curry scores 31, Warriors beat Thunder 120-111 in Game 5

Penguins top Lightning 2-1 to advance to Stanley Cup Final

It seemed like forever since the Penguins had won a Game 7 on home ice.

Bradley's hit streak ends as Red Sox fall 8-2 to Rockies

On night that saw Jackie Bradley Jr.'s major league-best hitting streak halted at 29 games, the attention now shifts to a struggling member of the Boston Red Sox's pitching staff who could be on his way out of the rotation.


Auto Racing

11 a.m., NBCSN — IndyCar Indianapolis 500 Carb Day practice.

Noon, NBCSN — Indy Lights Freedom 100 from Indianapolis.

1 p.m., NBCSN — IndyCar Indianapolis 500 Carb Day.


11 a.m., YES — NCAA: Clemson vs. Louisville in Atlantic Coast Conference tournament from Durham, N.C.

7 p.m., NESN, WTIC (1080-AM), WEEI (103.7-FM) — MLB: Boston Red Sox at Toronto Blue Jays. 

7 p.m., MyTV9, WFAN (660-AM), WXLM (980-AM) — MLB: New York Yankees at Tampa Bay Rays.

7 p.m., SNY, WOR (710-AM) — MLB: Los Angeles Dodgers at New York Mets. 


8:30 p.m., ESPN — NBA playoffs: Cleveland Cavaliers at Toronto Raptors.

8:30 p.m., NBA TV — WNBA: Atlanta Dream at Dallas Wings.


5 a.m., Golf Channel — European PGA: BMW PGA Championship from Surrey, England.

1 p.m., Golf Channel — Champions: Senior PGA Championship from Benton Harbor, Mich.

4 p.m., Golf Channel — PGA: The Colonial from Fort Worth, Texas.

7 p.m., Golf Channel — LPGA: Volvik Championship from Ann Arbor, Mich. (taped today)


2:30 p.m., FS1 — Men's exhibition: England vs. Australia from Sunderland, England.


5 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA: Georgia at Florida in Division I tournament super regional.

7 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA: Louisiana-Lafayette at Oklahoma in Division I tournament super regional.

9 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA: Washington at Alabama in Division I tournament super regional.