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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.


Whalen hires Thibault-DuDonis as assistant at Minnesota

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.

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.


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.


Maple Leafs top Bruins 3-1, force Game 7

Maple Leafs goaltender Frederik Andersen (31) takes a puck off his helmet during the third period in Monday's Stanley Cup playoff game against the Bruins at Toronto. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)

Frederik Andersen stopped 32 shots to lead the Toronto Maple Leafs to a 3-1 win over the Boston Bruins on Monday night, forcing a decisive Game 7 in the first-round series.

NBA roundup

Houston's James Harden, front, and the Timberwolves' Taj Gibson become entangled while chasing the ball during the first half of Game 4 in an NBA Western Conference first-round playoff series on Monday in Minneapolis. Houstwon won, 119-100, to take a 3-1 series lead. (Jim Mone/AP Photo)

Harden, Rockets soar past Wolves 119-100 with 50-point 3rd quarter to take 3-1 series lead



6:30 p.m., YES, WFAN (660-AM) — MLB: Minnesota Twins at New York Yankees.

7 p.m., NESN, WTIC (1080-AM), WEEI (103.7-FM) — MLB: Boston Red Sox at Toronto Blue Jays.

8:15 p.m., SNY, WOR (710-AM) — MLB: New York Mets at St. Louis Cardinals.


7 p.m., NBCSB, NBA TV— NBA playoffs: Milwaukee Bucks at Boston Celtics.

8 p.m., TNT— NBA playoffs: Miami Heat at Philadelphia 76ers.

10:30 p.m., TNT— NBA playoffs: San Antonio Spurs at Golden State Warriors.


2:30 p.m., FS1 — UEFA Champions League: AS Roma at Liverpool in a semifinal.


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


Sun add two post players to training camp

The Connecticut Sun announced today that Nikki Greene and Khadijiah Cave have been signed to training camp contracts.

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.