UConn's Jones jumps into history at NFL Combine


UConn's Byron Jones might have made one giant leap up the NFL draft boards Monday. Actually, make it two big leaps.\n

UConn finalizes its football schedule

The UConn football schedule was finalized on Thursday with the American Athletic Conference announcing its league slate. The Huskies’ 12-game schedule includes eight league games and six home contests at Rentschler Field. Kickoff times and...

Diaco trusts in Verducci to jump start the Huskies' offense

Offensive coordinator Frank Verducci is the latest addition to a UConn football staff comprised almost entirely of friends who have coached with Bob Diaco in the past.

COLUMNS

The start of a new rivalry?

Surely, some of you will see this as contrived. SMU. Rivalry game. Ha. Good one. SMU. Not exactly...

UCONN

UConn women rout USF in regular season finale

It was a mini test at best, yet Geno Auriemma felt it was just what top-ranked UConn needed heading into the postseason.

It's that time of the season

Something about March brings out the beast in UConn.

COLLEGES

College basketball roundup

Anthony Gill scored 17 points to lead four Virginia players in double figures and the second-ranked Cavaliers beat Syracuse 59-47 on Monday night to capture the Atlantic Coast Conference regular-season title for the second straight year.

Local college notes

A weekly look at our local colleges and local athletes now competing at colleges outside the region.

HIGH SCHOOL

Sources: Three ECC schools apply to Shoreline

Sources in the Shoreline Conference said Monday that three schools from the Eastern Connecticut Conference -- Bacon Academy, Stonington and Waterford -- have “filed their paperwork” with an intent to apply to the Shoreline.

Strecker named Waterford football coach

John Strecker, a Waterford High School football lifer, has been named the Lancers' new head football coach after spending the last 20 years as an assistant.

LOCAL ROUNDUP

Tuesday's schedule

Today's local high school games.

PROFESSIONAL

Zuccarello, Brassard help Rangers win in Yandle's debut

Mats Zuccarello and Derick Brassard both had two assists, and the New York Rangers rebounded from a rare regulation loss and sent the NHL-leading Nashville Predators to their season-worst third straight defeat, 4-1 on Monday night.

NBA roundup

Jarrett Jack made a tiebreaking jumper with 1.1 seconds left and the Brooklyn Nets overcame Stephen Curry's fourth-quarter comeback attempt to beat the Golden State Warriors 110-108 on Monday night.

ON THE AIR

Baseball

1 p.m., MLB Network - Exhibition: Pittsburgh Pirates at Toronto Blue Jays from Dunedin, Fla.

Basketball

7 p.m., CSN - NBA: Boston Celtics at Cleveland Cavaliers.

7 p.m., ESPN - NCAA men: Iowa at Indiana.

7 p.m., ESPNU - NCAA men: North Carolina at Georgia Tech.

7 p.m., FS1 - NCAA men: Georgetown at Butler.

9 p.m., ESPN - NCAA men: Kentucky at Georgia.

9 p.m., ESPN2 - NCAA men: West Virginia at Kansas.

9 p.m., ESPNU - NCAA men: Texas A&M at Florida.

9 p.m., FS1 - NCAA men: Villanova at Creighton.

9 p.m., NESN, YES - NCAA men: North Carolina State at Clemson.

Hockey

7:05 p.m., WFAN (660-AM) - NHL: Nashville Predators at New Jersey Devils.

7:30 p.m., NBCSN - NHL: Buffalo Sabres at Tampa Bay Lightning.

Soccer

2:40 p.m., NBCSN - Premier League: West Bromwich at Aston Villa.