UConn women dominate Texas 105-54 in Sweet 16


The UConn women, often precise, were magnificent Saturday in the Sweet 16, turning Texas into a flaming portrait of burnt orange. The top-seeded Huskies shot 56 percent as two of their best scored career-highs in the tournament. Their reward was a...

Tuck, UConn women prepare to meet Texas in Sweet 16

Morgan Tuck and the top-seeded UConn women's basketball team continue their path through the NCAA tournament today in the regional semifinals against No. 5 Texas (noon, ESPN).

COLUMNS

UConn's excellence is wrapped around simplicity

They were just two of UConn's 39 made baskets Saturday afternoon. You won't see them on any...

Reaction to NCAA's late game times: Zzzz

And at the intersection of incompetence and gluttony, may we present the National Collegiate...

UCONN

A scare, but only briefly as No. 1 UConn routs Rutgers 91-55

Geno Auriemma often gets quizzical looks when he refers to this empire he’s created as “fragile.” But, you know, he didn’t get to be Geno just by wearing snazzy suits.

UConn-Rutgers: Two old friends reunite

Geno Auriemma, the rare coach who can be contemplative in the wake of a 50-point win, was awash in some of the old days late Saturday night, in anticipation of tonight’s renewal with Rutgers.

COLLEGES

Surprising Dayton earns spot against UConn in Elite 8

Hoover scores 26 and Dayton reaches first regional final with 82-66 win over Louisville.

Unbeaten Kentucky survives upset bid by Notre Dame 68-66

Kentucky stays unbeaten, holds off Notre Dame 68-66 in NCAA tournament to make Final Four

LOCAL ROUNDUP

Local college roundup: Coast Guard sister act dominates on opening day

Freshman sisters Gabrielle and Alexia Troise led the Coast Guard Academy women’s track team to a fourth-place finish Saturday at the season-opening Coast Guard Spring Invitational.

Dunn weighing his options

Inquiring minds throughout the NBA want to know all about Kris Dunn.

Local roundup: Coast Guard baseball team rallies past Albertus Magnus

Mark Behne, Zach Serna and Kyle Jackson hit consecutive RBI triples in a three-run fifth inning as the Coast Guard baseball team rallied to beat Albertus Magnus on Wednesday, 9-6, and continued its best start in school history.

PROFESSIONAL

A-Rod homers in Yankees' loss to Orioles

Alex Rodriguez hits 3rd homer, raises average to .306 in Yankees' 10-2 loss to Orioles

Jimmy Walker leads hometown Texas Open

Jimmy Walker opens 4-stroke lead over Jordan Spieth in hometown Texas Open

ON THE AIR

Auto Racing

5 a.m., NBCSN — Formula One Malaysia Grand Prix qualifying from Kuala Lumpur.

10 a.m., FS1 — NASCAR Sprint Cup STP 500 practice from Martinsville, Va.

11 a.m., FS1 — NASCAR Truck Kroger 250 qualifying from Martinsville, Va.

1:30 p.m., FS1 — NASCAR Sprint Cup STP 500 final practice from Martinsville, Va.

2:30 p.m., FS1 — NASCAR Truck Kroger 250 from Martinsville, Va.

8 p.m., ESPN2 — NHRA Four-Wide Nationals qualifying from Concord, N.C. (taped today)

2:30 a.m. (Sunday), NBCSN — Formula One Malaysia Grand Prix from Kuala Lumpur.

Baseball

1 p.m., YES, WFAN (660-AM) — Exhibition: Baltimore Orioles at New York Yankees from Tampa, Fla.

1 p.m., WCCT — Exhibition: Washington Nationals at New York Mets from Port St. Lucie, Fla.

1:05 p.m., WEEI (103.7-FM) — Exhibition: Boston Red Sox at Tampa Bay Rays from Port Charlotte, Fla.

4 p.m., MLB Network — Exhibition: Oakland Athletics at Chicago White Sox from Glendale, Ariz.

Basketball

Noon, ESPN, WTIC (1080-AM) — NCAA women: UConn vs. Texas in Division I Tournament from Albany, N.Y.

2:30 p.m., ESPN — NCAA women: Dayton vs. Louisville in Division I Tournament from Albany, N.Y. (time approximate)

3 p.m., Ch. 3 — NCAA men: Indiana (Pa.) vs. Florida Southern in Division II Tournament final from Evansville, Ind.

4:30 p.m., ESPN — NCAA women: Duke vs. Maryland in Division I Tournament from Spokane, Wash.

6 p.m., TBS — NCAA men: Wisconsin vs. Arizona in Division I Tournament regional final from Los Angeles.

7 p.m., ESPN — NCAA women: Gonzaga vs. Tennessee in Division I Tournament from Spokane, Wash. (time approximate)

8:30 p.m., TBS — NCAA men: Notre Dame vs. Kentucky in Division I Tournament regional final from Cleveland.

Boxing

6:15 p.m., Showtime — Kell Brock vs. Jo Jo Dan in a welterweight bout from Sheffield, England.

10 p.m., Showtime — Jermell Charlo vs. Vanes Martirosyan in a super welterweight bout and Jhonny Gonzalez vs. Gary Russell Jr. in a featherweight bout from Las Vegas.

Golf

9 a.m., Golf Channel — European PGA: Trophee Hassan II from Agadir, Morocco.

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

3 p.m., Chs. 10, 30 — PGA: Texas Open from San Antonio.

3 p.m., Golf Channel — Champions: Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic from Saucier, Miss.

6 p.m., Golf Channel — LPGA: Kia Classic from Carlsbad, Calif.

Hockey

1 p.m., NESN — NHL: New York Rangers at Boston Bruins.

3 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA men: Denver vs. Boston College in Division I Tournament from Providence.

4 p.m., ESPNU — NCAA men: Minnesota State-Mankato vs. Rochester Institute of Technology in Division I Tournament from South Bend, Ind.

5:30 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA men: Boston University vs. Minnesota-Duluth in Division I Tournament from Manchester, N.H.

6:30 p.m., ESPNU — NCAA men: Miami-Ohio at Providence in NCAA Division I Tournament.

7:05 p.m., WFAN (660-AM) — NHL: New Jersey Devils at Carolina Hurricanes.

9 p.m., ESPNU —NCAA men: St. Cloud State vs. North Dakota in NCAA Division I Tournament from Fargo, N.D. 

Horse Racing

12:30 p.m., FS1 — Dubai World Cup from United Arab Emirates.

Lacrosse

5:30 p.m., FS1 — NCAA men: Yale at Pennsylvania.

Motorcycle Racing

8 p.m., FS1 — AMA Supercross from St. Louis.

Soccer

3 p.m., CSN — MLS: San Jose Earthquakes at New England Revolution.

7 p.m., YES — MLS: Sporting Kansas City at New York City FC.

9:30 p.m., ESPN2 — Men's exhibition: Mexico vs. Ecuador from Los Angeles. 

Tennis

11 a.m., Tennis Channel — Miami Open from Key Biscayne, Fla.