Borders named fourth WNBA President


Lisa Borders is the new WNBA President, the league announced Wednesday. Borders, who helped bring the Dream to Atlanta in 2007 as the city's vice mayor, will become the league's fourth president.

Giants release former UConn star Beatty

The New York Giants have started to restructure their roster for their first season under coach Ben McAdoo. The team announced Wednesday that linebacker Jon Beason has retired and that offensive linemen Will Beatty and Geoff Schwartz have been...

NFA outlasts South Windsor girls for second time this season

Hailey Conley had 25 points and Cebria Outlow 22 for the eighth-ranked NFA girls' basketball team Tuesday night in a 63-57 victory over South Windsor, giving the Wildcats a season sweep.

UConn announces its 2016 football schedule

The UConn football team will play a pair of nationally-televised night games, seven home games and three non-conference games against Atlantic Athletic Conference opponents in 2016.

H.S. girls' basketball: Sweitzer leads Old Lyme to victory

Old Lyme won for the fourth time in its last five games, beating Old Saybrook 46-45 in a Shoreline Conference girls' basketball game Tuesday night.

PROFESSIONAL

Broncos revel in parade amid questions about Manning, Miller

It took John Elway 15 years to experience a parade as a quarterback. As an executive, only five.

Middleton's free throw lifts Bucks over Celtics 112-111

Khris Middleton made one of two free throws with 0.6 seconds remaining as the Milwaukee Bucks defeated the Boston Celtics 112-111 in improbable fashion.

Wall, Wizards ruin Rambis' Knicks debut with 111-108 win

John Wall had 28 points and 17 assists, Bradley Beal scored 26 points, and the Washington Wizards beat New York 111-108 in the Knicks' first game under Kurt Rambis. Wall made four free throws in the final 6.6 seconds and the Wizards held on when...

Lucic scores in return to Boston; Kings rout Bruins 9-2

Milan Lucic scored in his return to Boston, Drew Doughty had a power-play goal for his 300th career point and the Los Angeles Kings had nine goal scorers in a 9-2 rout of the Bruins on Tuesday night.

LOCAL ROUNDUP

LOCAL CALENDAR

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Local roundup: Norwich Tech boys qualify for state tournament

Jared Neal had 18 points and nine rebounds as Norwich Tech qualified for the Class M boys' basketball tournament with a 64-41 victory over Ellis Tech in a Constitution State Conference East Division game Tuesday.

UCONN

Stewart lifts No. 1 UConn to easy 66-54 win over No. 2 South Carolina

Breanna Stewart had 25 points and 10 rebounds as No. 1 UConn again proved who rules the women's game, running past No. 2 South Carolina 66-54 on Monday night.

No. 1 UConn takes top-ranked showdown with 66-54 win

Breanna Stewart scored 25 points and had 10 rebounds as No. 1 UConn ran past No. 2 South Carolina 66-54 on Monday night

Miller, Purvis lead UConn to 85-67 win over East Carolina

Shonn Miller and Rodney Purvis led five UConn players in double figures with 16 points each and the Huskies beat East Carolina 85-67 on Sunday to pick up their third consecutive win and sixth in their last seven games

COLLEGES

Selection Sunday is just five weeks away

Five weeks until Selection Sunday

Top 25 basketball roundup

Raphael Davis made one free throw with 4.6 seconds left to help No. 18 Purdue pull off a stunning 82-81 upset in overtime against No. 8 Michigan State

Dubious record: Washington may see most players foul out

Washington, one of the big surprises in the Pac-12 this season, and is succeeding despite playing with foul trouble in nearly every game

CT SUN

Miller is settling in with the Sun

First-year Connecticut Sun head coach has had to deftly multitask - and get to know his new players - since being hired in late December.

Connecticut Sun trade Williams for No. 4 pick in 2016 draft

The Connecticut Sun acquired the fourth overall pick in April's WNBA Draft from the Atlanta Dream in exchange for second-year center Elizabeth Williams.

HIGH SCHOOL

Waterford's Hurley will play soccer, softball at Coast Guard Academy

Waterford High School senior Claire Hurley accepted an appointment to the U.S. Coast Guard Academy and plans to play for the women's soccer and softball teams.

ECC indoor track notes: NFA's Gralton, East Lyme's Moffett continue their rivalry with a healthy respect

NFA's Connor Gralton had one of the best individual performances at Saturday's ECC Large Division indoor track meet, but that wasn't his only consideration.

East Lyme sweeps ECC Large indoor titles again

East Lyme swept the ECC Large Division indoor track championships Saturday at the Coast Guard Academy.

ON THE AIR

Basketball

6:15 p.m., ESPNEWS — NCAA men: Tulane at East Carolina.

6:30 p.m., FS1 — NCAA men: Butler at Seton Hall.

7 p.m., CBSSN — NCAA men: Providence at Marquette.

7 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA men: Louisiana State at South Carolina.

7 p.m., ESPNU — NCAA men: Memphis at Houston.

7 p.m., NESN — NCAA men: Wake Forest at Georgia Tech.

7 p.m., SNY — NCAA men: St. Joseph's at George Washington.

7:30 p.m., CSN — NBA: Los Angeles Clippers at Boston Celtics.

7:30 p.m., YES, WFAN (660-AM) — NBA: Memphis Grizzlies at Brooklyn Nets.

8 p.m., ESPN — NBA: Los Angeles Lakers at Cleveland Cavaliers.

8:15 p.m., ESPNEWS — NCAA men: Baylor at Kansas State.

9 p.m., CBSSN — NCAA men: Tulsa at Southern Methodist.

9 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA men: Washington at Utah.

9 p.m., ESPNU — NCAA men: Iowa State at Texas Tech.

10:30 p.m., ESPN — NBA: Houston Rockets at Portland Trail Blazers.

11 p.m., CBSSN — NCAA men: San Diego State at Fresno State.

Golf

3:30 a.m. (Thursday), Golf Channel — European PGA: Tshwane Open from Waterkloof, South Africa.

Hockey

8 p.m., NBCSN — NHL: New York Rangers at Pittsburgh Penguins.

Soccer

2:30 p.m., FS1 — FA Cup: West Bromwich at Peterborough United.

8:30 p.m., FS1 — Men's exhibition: Mexico vs. Senegal from Miami.