Hurley thrilled about latest additions to UConn basketball family

The UConn men's basketball program received signed financial aid agreements from newcomers graduate transfers Tarin Smith and Kassoum Yakwe, and guard Brendan Adams.

UConn Coaches' Road Show planned for June

The UConn Huskies Coaches' Road Show will travel to four cities in June, providing Husky fans an up close and personal experience with their favorite coaches.

Edsall optimistic about the future of UConn football

UConn's Matt Peart, left, and quarterback David Pindell race to congratulate Aaron McLean, not pictured, on his touchdown during the Huskies' spring football game Saturday, April 14, at Rentschler Field in East Hartford. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

Nearly every minute of every day is filled on UConn head coach Randy Edsall's busy and detailed schedule. Assistant coaches are scattered around the country on the recruiting trail this week.

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.

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.


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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.


NCAA basketball panel says ban cheats, end 1-and-done

FILE - In this Jan. 14, 2016, file photo, former Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice speaks during a luncheon at the NCAA Convention in San Antonio. College basketball spent an entire season operating amid a federal corruption investigation that magnified long-simmering problems within the sport, from unethical agent conduct to concerns over the

A panel tasked with reforming college basketball says the NCAA should work to end the one-and-done era and punish coaches and programs that cheat more harshly

Whalen hires Thibault-DuDonis as assistant at Minnesota

Mississippi State assistant coach Carly Thibault-DuDonis calls out a play as the Bulldogs play Louisville in NCAA Final Four national semi final action Friday, March 30, 2018 at the Nationwide Center in Columbus, Ohio. Thibault-DuDonis has just been hired as an assistant to Lindsay Whalen at the University of Minnesota. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

Former East Lyme High School girls’ basketball standout Carly Thibault-DuDonis was hired as as a Minnesota women's basketball assistant coach Monday by former Connecticut Sun Lindsay Whalen, recently named the Golden Gophers head coach.


Mitchell baseball secures hold on first place with series sweep

Mitchell College completes a three-game series sweep of rival Lesley to take over first place in the New England Collegiate Conference baseball standings.

Local roundup: No. 4 Waterford baseball edges Fitch 7-6

Sonny Pezzello's RBI single in the bottom of the seventh inning lifted the fourth-ranked Waterford High School baseball team to a 7-6 win over Fitch on Thursday.

Local roundup: Coast Guard has no trouble with the offense in men's lacrosse rout

Riley McNulty, Will Iorio and Anthony Wyler scored three goals each as Coast Guard beat Emerson 23-5 in a New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference men's lacrosse game on Wednesday night.


NHL roundup

The Capitals' Chandler Stephenson leaps next to Pittsburgh's Phil Kessel during the second period in Game 1 of a Stanley Cup second-round playoff series on Thursday in Washington. Pittsburgh won, 3-2. (Nick Wass/AP Photo)

Patric Hornqvist, Sidney Crosby and Jake Guentzel scored in a 4:49 span to help the Pittsburgh Penguins rally to beat the Washington Capitals 3-2 in Game 1 of the second-round series

Patriots select Georgia OL Wynn, RB Michel in first round

Commissioner Roger Goodell poses with a fan after New England selected Georgia running back Sony Michel during the first round of Thursday's NFL draft in Arlington, Texas. (David J. Phillip/AP Photo)

Patriots fill need on offensive line, bolter backfield with versatile former Georgia offensive lineman Isaiah Wynn, running back Sony Michel


Auto Racing

11:30 a.m., FS1 — NASCAR Xfinity Sparks Energy 300 practice from Talladega, Ala.

12:30 p.m., FS1 — NASCAR Monster Cup Geico 500 practice from Talladega, Ala.

1:30 p.m., FS1 — NASCAR Xfinity Sparks Energy 300 final practice from Talladega, Ala.

2:30 p.m., FS1 — NASCAR Monster Cup Geico 500 final practice from Talladega, Ala.

6 p.m., FS1 — ARCA General Tire 200 from Talladega, Ala.

8 p.m., FS1 — NHRA Four-Wide Nationals qualifying from Concord, N.C. (taped today)


2 p.m., MLB Network — MLB: Milwaukee Brewers at Chicago Cubs.

7 p.m., NESN, WTIC (1080-AM), WEEI (103.7-FM) — MLB: Tampa Bay Rays at Boston Red Sox.

7 p.m., MLB Network — MLB: Arizona Diamondbacks at Washington Nationals.

9 p.m., FS1 — NCAA: Texas Tech at Texas Christian.

10 p.m., YES, WFAN (660-AM) — MLB: New York Yankees at Los Angeles Angels.

10 p.m., SNY, WOR (710-AM) — MLB: New York Mets at San Diego Padres.


7 p.m., ESPNews, NBA TV — NBA playoffs: Toronto Raptors at Washington Wizards.

8 p.m., ESPN — NBA playoffs: Cleveland Cavaliers at Indiana Pacers.

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


1:30 p.m., NBCSN — Mixed World Championship from Ostersund, Sweden.


7 p.m., Ch. 61, ESPN, NFL Network — NFL Draft from Arlington, Texas.

8 p.m., ESPN2, NFL Network — NFL Draft from Arlington, Texas.


11 a.m., Golf Channel — United Leasing & Finance Championship from Newburgh, Ind.

2:30 p.m., Golf Channel — PGA: Zurich Classic from Avondale, La.

6:30 p.m., Golf Channel — LPGA: Mediheal Championship from San Francisco.

12:30 a.m. (Saturday), Golf Channel — European PGA: China Open from Beijing.


8 p.m., NBCSN — NHL playoffs: Winnipeg Jets at Nashville Predators.


6:30 a.m., Tennis Channel — ATP: Barcelona Open.

Track & Field

5 p.m., NBCSN — Penn Relays from Philadelphia.