Bucks beat Celtics 104-102 to even NBA playoff series at 2-2

Milwaukee's Malcolm Brogdon, right, tries to drive past Boston's Terry Rozier during Game 4 of their NBA first-round playfof series on Sunday in Milwaukee. The Bucks won 104-102 to square the series at 2-2. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 27 points and tipped in the go-ahead bucket with 5 seconds left, and the Milwaukee Bucks beat the Boston Celtics 104-102 on Sunday to tie their first-round playoff series at two games apiece

Adams plans to return for his senior season at UConn

UConn's Jalen Adams (4) drives past Michigan State's Cassius Winston during a game last season in Portland, Ore. Adams announced Sunday that he will return for his senior year instead of leaving early for the NBA draft. (AP File Photo/Timothy J. Gonzalez)

UConn's Jalen Adams announced in a video titled "Dear UConn Nation" on his twitter account that he will return for his senior season.

Local roundup: CGA baseball team beats Mitchell 8-2

Senior Alex Murdoch's three-run double highlighted a six-run seventh inning as host Coast Guard Academy beat Mitchell 8-2 in a baseball game between the two city rivals.

A's beat Price, Red Sox 4-1

Oakland's Khris Davis hits a three-run home run off Boston's David Price during the eighth inning to lift the A's to a 4-1 win over the Red Sox on Sunday in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

Khris Davis hit a tiebreaking, three-run homer off David Price with two outs in the eighth inning and the Oakland Athletics beat the Boston Red Sox 4-1

Severino, Yankees roll past Blue Jays 5-1

Yankees starting pitcher Luis Severino reacts after striking out a batter to get out of jam during the second inning of New York's 5-1 win over the Toronto Blue Jays on Sunday at Yankee Stadium. Severino scattered three hits over seven innings. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Luis Severino pitched three-hit ball over seven innings, prized prospect Gleyber Torres went 0 for 4 in his big league debut and the youthful New York Yankees beat the Toronto Blue Jays 5-1


High school roundup: Sutman, Burrows lead Waterford to victory

Walker Sutman and Jared Burrows had three hits each as No. 7 Waterford beat Woodstock Academy 9-1 in an Eastern Connecticut Conference Division II baseball game on Saturday.

Waterford topples Stonington in the seventh on a phantom grand slam

Waterford's Taylor Lee, right, approaches home plate where her celebrating teammates and home plate umpire Rick Durham look on during Friday's ECC Division II softball game against Stonington at Veterans Field in Waterford. Lee, who cleared the fence with what should have been a walkoff grand slam in the seventh, instead was awarded a two-run double in a 4-2 win because a runner in front of her stopped running the bases. (Dana Jensen/The Day)

Sophomore Taylor Lee had the game-winning hit in the bottom of the seventh inning Friday as the Waterford High School softball team defeated Stonington in a battle of ECC Division II unbeatens.

H.S. softball: NFA's Comeau no-hits Norwalk

Norwich Free Academy's Bailey Comeau pitched a no-hitter with 13 strikeouts and four walks, allowing just one earned run, as the 10th-ranked Wildcats defeated Norwalk 5-1 Friday afternoon.


Black Wolves continue their playoff push, top Knighthawks 11-6

Aaron Bold had a career-high 59 saves as the New England Black Wolves pickedup their third consecutive win by defeating the Rochester Knighthawks 11-6 on Saturday night at Blue Cross Arena.

Local college roundup: Avery Point sweeps past CCRI

Braydon Cooney went a combined 3-for-6 with five runs scored as UConn Avery Point swept a Region 21 baseball doubleheader with the Community College of Rhode Island, 11-9 and 7-6.



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7 p.m., YES, ESPN, WFAN (660-AM) — MLB: Minnesota Twins at New York Yankees.

10 p.m., MLB Network — MLB: Washington Nationals at San Francisco Giants.


8 p.m., TNT — NBA playoffs: Houston Rockets at Minnesota Timberwolves.

10:30 p.m., TNT — NBA playoffs: Oklahoma City Thunder at Utah Jazz.


7 p.m., NESN, NBCSN — NHL playoffs: Boston Bruins at Toronto Maple Leafs.

7:30 p.m., CNBC — NHL playoffs: Washington Capitals at Columbus Blue Jackets.


5 a.m., Tennis Channel — ATP: Barcelona Open.


NBA roundup

Indiana's Lance Stephenson fouls Cleveland's Jeff Green late in the second half of Game 4 of a NBA Eastern Conference first-round playoff series Sunday in Indianapolis. Cleveland won 104-100 to even the series at two. (Darron Cummings/AP Photo)

LeBron James and Kyle Korver combined for all but two of Cleveland's final 13 points Sunday as the Cavaliers escaped with a 104-100 victory at Indiana to even the series at two.

NHL roundup

The Flyers' Michal Neuvirth fails to stop the shot of Pittsburgh's Jake Guentzel, who took a pass from Phil Kessel (81), to score during the third period in Game 6 of a Stanley Cup first-round playoff series on Sunday in Philadelphia. The Penguins won 8-5 to end the series. (Tom Mihalek/AP Photo)

Jake Guentzel scored four straight goals for a postseason hat trick to send the two-time defending Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins into the next round with an 8-5 win over the Philadelphia Flyers in Game 6.

Major League Baseball roundup

The Phillies' Aaron Altherr, left, is doused after hitting an RBI walkoff single in the 11th inning of Sunday's game against Pittsburgh in Philadelphia. The Phillies won, 3-2. (Laurence Kesterson/AP Photo)

Aaron Altherr's RBI single in the bottom of the 11th inning lifted the Phillies to a 3-2 victory over Pittsburgh, giving Philadelphia its first four-game sweep over the Pirates in 24 years.

Blue Jackets, Maple Leafs go home facing elimination

Toronto's Connor Brown celebrates his goal with teammate Auston Matthews as Boston's Brad Marchand looks on during the first period of Game 5 of a Stanley Cup first-round playoff series Saturday at TD Garden. Toronto won, 4-3, to stave off elimination and force a Game 6 at home on Monday. (Michael Dwyer/AP Photo)

A year after Mike Babcock told arena staffers in Washington he'd see them a few days later for Game 7, John Tortorella claimed his Blue Jackets would be back after winning Game 6 back in Columbus.


UConn's Vital to test NBA waters, but doesn't hire agent

Christian Vital, the UConn sophomore guard, will declare himself eligible for the 2018 NBA Draft but will not hire an agent, the school announced on Friday.

Lister returns to UConn to join Auriemma's coaching staff

UConn graduate assistant coach Jasmine Lister looks on during a game against Cincinnati on Feb. 17, 2016. She rejoined the staff on Thursday. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

Jasmine Lister is returning to UConn to join Geno Auriemma's coaching staff.

UConn's Moseley named women's basketball coach at BU

UConn assistant coach Marisa Moseley, left, has some advice for Azura Stevens coming out of a time out during a regular-season game against Notre Dame on Dec. 3, 2017. Moseley is leaving UConn to become head coach at her alma mater, Boston University. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

Marisa Moseley, an assistant at UConn for nine seasons, was named head coach of the Boston University women's basketball program, her alma mater, on Monday.


Earle Bruce, Ohio State coach who followed Hayes, dies at 87

Ohio State football coach Earle Bruce, right, talks to quarterback Mike Tomczak during a game on Sept. 15, 1984 at Columbus, Ohio.  (Tim Revell/The Columbus Dispatch via AP)

Earle Bruce stepped into his dream job, football coach at Ohio State, under most challenging circumstances, replacing the program's revered longtime leader after a fall from grace.


Sun's Banham is happy, healthy and ready to go

Connecticut Sun guard Rachel Banham smiles while head coach Curt Miller talks about how the players and practice squad members support each other after Saturday's practice at the Mohegan Sun Community Center in Uncasville. (Dana Jensen/The Day)

Connecticut Sun guard Rachel Banham said Saturday that she's "finally 100-percent" healthy after injuries that set her back her first two seasons.

Miller's next goal: preparing the Sun to become title contenders

Now that the WNBA Draft is history, Sun general manager/head coach Curt Miller will turn his attention to preparing for the upcoming training camp, where some difficult roster decisions will have to be main in order to make Connecticut a contender to win a WNBA championship in 2018. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

The phrases used to describe the Connecticut Sun during ESPN's WNBA Draft broadcast Thursday night were glowing and, at the same time, jarring.