Diarra is UConn men's first commit for 2016

Mamadou Diarra always considered UConn his dream school.

UConn men land Seton Hall transfer Gibbs

UConn picked up its second commitment this spring from a graduate transfer when Sterling Gibbs, a recent graduate of Seton Hall, announced Saturday via Twitter that he would play his final season of eligibility with the Huskies.

NCAA hopes to make women's college game more like pros

NCAA rules committee looks to make women's college hoops more like pros

NCAA committee calls for switch to 30-second shot clock

NCAA men's basketball rules committee recommends 30-second shot clock to improve scoring

COLUMNS

Another Vincent joins the coaching ranks

If you walked into their home and said, "What's up, coach Vincent?" three of them would answer the...

UCONN

Samuel will transfer from UConn men's basketball team

Sophomore guard Terrence Samuel has requested and been granted his release from the UConn men’s basketball program and will transfer at the end of the current semester, the team announced in a press release Thursday.

Former UConn quarterback Casey Cochran pushes for concussion legislation

Former UConn quarterback urges lawmakers to better educate athletes about concussions

COLLEGES

Avery Point pulls out 3-2 win in World Series opener

After spending two days working out indoors and watching torrential rain fall from his hotel window, Roger Bidwell was thrilled UConn-Avery Point was finally able to make its debut in the NJCAA Division II World Series on Monday. He was even more...

Avery Point wins World Series opener 3-2

Nick Perrelli broke a 2-2 tie with an RBI double in the eighth inning as UConn-Avery Point won its opener in the NJCAA Division II World Series with a 3-2 victory over Madison (Wisc.) on Monday at Allen Memorial Ballpark.

HIGH SCHOOL

Stonington lacrosse all-star Tyler Grills will follow his sister's path to Coast Guard

Tyler Grills, a senior on the Stonington High School boys' lacrosse team and the program's all-time leading scorer, will follow his sister to the U.S. Coast Guard Academy following a year at Marion (Ala.) Military Institute.

Bears' Fabianski is top seed for ECC girls' tennis tourney

Stonington's Hannah Fabianski, who finished unbeaten as the Bears' No. 1 singles player while leading her team to an unbeaten regular-season, is the top seed for the 2015 Eastern Connecticut Conference girls' tennis tournament.

LOCAL ROUNDUP

Tuesday's schedule

Tuesday's local high school and college schedule

Denver wins first NCAA men's lacrosse title

Denver beats Maryland 10-5, wins 1st NCAA men's lacrosse championship

Coast Guard women lead group after Day 1 of sailing nationals

Coast Guard Academy's sailing team is in a great shape heading into the second day of the Sperry Women's National Championship regatta in Newport.

PROFESSIONAL

Ex-Fitch great Hahn goes the distance for A's and four-hits Tigers 4-0

Jesse Hahn pitches first complete game with four-hitter in Oakland's 4-0 win against Tigers

Beleskey scores in OT, Ducks beat Chicago 5-4 in wild Game 5

Beleskey scores in OT after Toews' late heroics, and Ducks beat Hawks 5-4 in wild Game 5

ON THE AIR

Baseball

7 p.m., MyTV9, WFAN (660-AM) — MLB: Kansas City Royals at New York Yankees.

7 p.m., SNY, WOR (710-AM) — MLB: Philadelphia Phillies at New York Mets.

7 p.m., ESPN — MLB: Washington Nationals at Chicago Cubs.

8 p.m., NESN, WTIC (1080-AM), WEEI (103.7-FM) — MLB: Boston Red Sox at Minnesota Twins.

10 p.m., ESPN — MLB: Atlanta Braves at Los Angeles Dodgers.

Basketball

8:30 p.m., TNT — NBA playoffs: Atlanta Hawks at Cleveland Cavaliers.

Golf

10:30 a.m., Golf Channel — NCAA women: Division I Championship match play quarterfinals from Bradenton, Fla.

3:30 p.m., Golf Channel — NCAA women: Division I Championship match play semifinals from Bradenton, Fla.

Hockey

8 p.m., NBCSN — NHL playoffs: New York Rangers at Tampa Bay Lightning.

Tennis

5 a.m., ESPN2 — French Open from Paris.

10 a.m., Tennis Channel — French Open from Paris.