Adams building a strong relationship with Hurley

UConn guard Jalen Adams drives past Auburn guard Bryce Brown during a game last season at Auburn. Adams is returning for his senior season and is developing a strong relationship with new head coach Dan Hurley. (Julie Bennett/AL.com via AP/File)

UConn's new men's basketball coach Dan Hurley has great expecations for star guard Jalen Adams ... and that's just fine with Adams.

Huskies embracing Hurley's tough love approach

UConn coach Dan Hurley gives instructions to his team during Friday's practice in Storrs. (Day photo/Gavin Keefe)

Friday's hour-long workout at the Werth Family UConn Basketball Champions Center provided a snapshot of Dan Hurley's boot camp approach.

Two games vs. defending champ Cincinnati highlight UConn's AAC schedule

The Huskies will play seven opponents twice and four others just once in coach Dan Hurley's first season in Storrs.

Notre Dame to host UConn women in 2018 Jimmy V Classic

UConn will visit reigning national champion Notre Dame in the 2018 Jimmy V Women's Classic on Sunday, Dec. 2, the school announced on Tuesday.

UConn Coaches Road Show brings out passionate fans, starts new tradition

From left, UConn coaches Randy Edsall (football), Danny Hurley (men's basketball), Geno Auriemma (women's basketball) and Jim Penders (baseball) speak with broadcaster Bob Joyce during Thursday night's UConn Coaches Road Show in Stamford. (Gavin Keefe/The Day)

Dan Hurley knew UConn fans were passionate from his playing days at Seton Hall University.

COLUMNS

Commenters who stray off topic draw the ire of Dr. I

Dr. Idle's favorite part of reader comments are the non-sequiturs: inferences or conclusions that...

UCONN

Dailey, DeMoss make history as assistants in Hall of Fame

In this Feb. 29, 2016, file photo, UConn women's basketball coach Geno Auriemma, right, reacts toward associate coach Chris Dailey in the first half of a game against South Florida, in Storrs. Dailey and former Tennessee assistant Mickie DeMoss are breaking new ground this weekend when they get inducted into the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame. (Jessica Hill/AP File Photo)

Connecticut's Chris Dailey and former Tennessee assistant Mickie DeMoss will 'break the glass ceiling' with their historic induction into the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame

Hurley leaning on fellow UConn coaches for support, advice

Dan Hurley, right, who was introduced as UConn's new men's basketball coach by athletic director David Benedict on March 23, has leaned heavily on fellow UConn coaches while transitioning into his new role in Storrs. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

Early on in his new job, Dan Hurley began tapping into the wealth of resources on the UConn campus, visiting with veteran coaches Randy Edsall and Geno Auriemma.

COLLEGES

Bulldogs' walk-off win over Huskies in CWS is third in eight games

Mississippi State's Hunter Stovall celebrates as he scores the winning run on a walk-off single by Luke Alexander in the ninth inning, giving the Bulldogs a 1-0 victory over Washington in Omaha, Neb. (Nati Harnik/AP Photo)

Luke Alexander's walk-off RBI single in 9th gives Mississippi State 1-0 win over Washington in College World Series

Tar Heels knock out Heimlich early, beat Beavers 8-6 in CWS

North Carolina's Michael Buschis greeted by Brandon Riley after scoring on a fly ball by Riley in the third inning of Saturday's College World Series game against Oregon State in Omaha, Neb. North Carolina won, 8-6. (Nati Harnik/AP Photo)

North Carolina knocks Heimlich out early, beats Beavers 8-6 in College World Series opener

LOCAL ROUNDUP

Local roundup: Tigers off to 2-0 start with 10-3 win over Spinners

The Connecticut Tigers erupted for seven runs over the first two innings and cruised to a 10-3 win over the Lowell Spinners in a New York-Penn League game on Saturday night.

Local roundup: Tigers win their opener at Dodd

Connecticut Tigers manager Gary Cathcart, right, talks to a player between innings during their New York-Penn League baseball game against the Lowell Spinners on Friday night at Dodd Stadium in Norwich.  (Dana Jensen/The Day)

The Connecticut Tigers opened their season with a 3-2 win over the Lowell Spinners in a New York-Penn League game on Friday night at Dodd Stadium.

PROFESSIONAL

Koepka joins select group as repeat U.S. Open champ

Brooks Koepka holds up the Golf Champion Trophy after winning the U.S. Open on Sunday at Southampton, N.Y. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

One year after Brooks Koepka overpowered the wide fairways of Erin Hills in a U.S. Open remembered for low scoring, he navigated his way through the brutal conditions of Shinnecock Hills and closed with a 2-under 68 to become the first repeat...

Red Sox hit three homers to rout Mariners 9-3

Xander Bogaerts of the Red Sox hits a two-run home run during the seventh inning of Sunday's game against the Mariners at Seattle. (AP Photo/John Froschauer)

Rafael Devers, Jackie Bradley Jr., and Xander Bogaerts all homered and the Boston Red Sox routed the Seattle Mariners 9-3 on Sunday.

ON THE AIR

Auto Racing

5 p.m., FS1 — NASCAR Xfinity Iowa 250 from Newton.

7:30 p.m., FS1 — NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals from Bristol, Tenn. (taped today)

Baseball

11 a.m., YES — Exhibition: New York Yankees Old-Timers Game from New York.

2 p.m., YES, WFAN (660-AM) — MLB: Tampa Bay Rays at New York Yankees.

2 p.m., ESPN — NCAA: Arkansas vs. Texas in College World Series from Omaha, Neb.

4 p.m., NESN, WTIC (1080-AM), WEEI (103.7-FM) — MLB: Boston Red Sox at Seattle Mariners.

4 p.m., WCCT, WOR (710-AM) — MLB: New York Mets at Arizona Diamondbacks.

4 p.m., WICH (1310-AM) — NYP: Lowell Spinners at Connecticut Tigers.

7 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA: Texas Tech vs. Florida in College World Series from Omaha, Neb.

8 p.m., ESPN — MLB: Chicago Cubs at St. Louis Cardinals.

Basketball

6 p.m., NBA TV — WNBA: Los Angeles Sparks at Chicago Sky.

8 p.m., NBA TV — WNBA: Phoenix Mercury at Las Vegas Aces.

Golf

10 a.m., Ch. 61 — USGA U.S. Open from Southampton, N.Y.

1:30 p.m., Golf Channel — LPGA: Meijer Classic from Grand Rapids, Mich.

Soccer

8 a.m., Ch. 61 — World Cup: Costa Rica vs. Serbia from Samara, Russia.

11 a.m., FS1 — World Cup: Germany vs. Mexico from Moscow.

2 p.m., FS1 — World Cup: Brazil vs. Switzerland from Rostov-on-Don, Russia. (On NBCSN in Spanish)

Tennis

7 a.m., Tennis Channel — ATP: Stuttgart Open from Germany.