COLUMNS

Joe and Nancy Baude personify what turns cities into communities

A ceremony Monday honoring Mr. and Mrs. New London, otherwise known as Joe and Nancy Baude, brought...

UCONN

Vital decides to return to UConn for junior season

UConn guard Christian Vital, who was exploring his NBA draft chances without using an agent, announced Monday he will return to the Huskies for his junior season and play for new head coach Dan Hurley. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

UConn backcourt veteran Christian Vital has decided to return for his junior season.

No. 22 UConn splits with No. 9 East Carolina to win three-games series

UConn completed its regular season by splitting an AAC baseball doubleheader with No. 9 East Carolina on Friday, losing the opener 6-3 before winning the second game 4-2.

COLLEGES

Calhoun says he expects to coach DIII Saint Joseph

Hall of Fame coach Jim Calhoun says he expects to be on the bench at the tiny Division III University of Saint Joseph in the fall, but still has some contractual issues with UConn to work out before that can be possible

Albany coach Scott Marr: NCAA lacrosse tourney a crapshoot

Maryland players cut the net to celebrate their 9-6 win over Ohio State in the Division I men's lacrosse final on May 29, 2017 at Gillette Stadium. Maryland is the top seed in this year's tournament, which starts its first round on Saturday. (Elise Amendola/AP Photo)

Reigning champion Maryland is the top seed as the NCAA men's lacrosse tournament begins

LOCAL ROUNDUP

Avery Point baseball falls short in quest to repeat as East District champs

UConn Avery Point's Ryan Bagdasarian, right, comforts teammate Collin Bakken after the Pointers lost the NJCAA Division II East District baseball title game to Monroe (N.Y.) Community College, 4-3 in 10 innings, at Washington Park in Groton on Monday. (Sarah Gordon/The Day)

Monroe Community Collee rallied for two runs in the bottom of the 10th inning to beat UConn Avery Point 4-3 in the NJCAA Division II East District baseball championship.

Local colleges: CGA freshman Mooney qualifies for national track meet

Coast Guard Academy freshman Kaitlyn Mooney has qualified to take part in the NCAA Division III Track and Field Championships this week in La Crosse, Wisc.

UConn Avery Point advances to East District tourney championship round

Avery Point (30-11-1) advances to the championship round Monday. It will have to beat Monroe Community College (29-18) twice to win the three-team, double-elimination tournament. Baseball action begins at noon at Washington Park.

PROFESSIONAL

Celtics hope return home can slow LeBron, Cavs in Game 5

The Celtics' Al Horford (42) drives on Cleveland's Tristan Thompson during Game 4 of the NBA Eastern Conference Finals on Monday night in Cleveland. With the series now tied at 2-2, Boston will host Game 5 on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

Home Cooking: Celtics hoping return to TD Garden for Game 5 can help slow Cavaliers' resurgence

Jets trade QB Hackenberg to Raiders for 2019 7th-round pick

Jets quarterbacks Sam Darnold, left, and Josh McCown, right, look on as Christian Hackenberg throws during practice on Tuesday at Florham Park, N.J. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

The Jets traded the 23-year-old quarterback to the Oakland Raiders on Tuesday for a conditional seventh-round draft pick next year, ending Hackenberg's tenure with the team before he ever took a regular-season snap.

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10 p.m., ESPN — MLB: Colorado Rockies at Los Angeles Dodgers.

Basketball

9 p.m., TNT — NBA playoffs: Houston Rockets at Golden State Warriors.

Golf

11 a.m., Golf Channel — NCAA women: Division I Championships from Stillwater, Okla.

Tennis

6 a.m., Tennis Channel — ATP: Geneva Open.