Clark takes over role Lisk started as Black Wolves GM

Rich Lisk, left, outgoing general manager of the New England Black Wolves, talks with head coach Glenn Clark, who will also assume GM duties, prior to a recent game at Mohegan Sun Arena. (Photo courtesy of New England Black Wolves)

In October, the New England Black Wolves' two heads of state, general manager Rich Lisk and head coach Glenn Clark, vacationed together in Key West.

Coast Guard men battle, but Springfield's just too good

Coast Guard Academy's Noah Baldez (3) drives between Springfield's Robert Baum (32) and Collin Lindsay (21) during Saturday's game in New London, where the Pride beat the Bears 94-82. (Dana Jensen/The Day)

Coast Guard earned its first NEWMAC win of the season against Clark last week, a school sitting in first place at the time. Its reward Saturday: Springfield, another team sharing the lead in the league. The Bears lost, 94-82.

Local colleges: CGA's Detwiler wins title at All-Academy Championships

Coast Guard Academy's Paul Detwiler won the 184-pound championship and the Bears finished fourth in the seven-team All-Academy Championships wrestling meet on Saturday at the Air Force Academy.

Local roundup: Wasilefsky named Waterford girls' outdoor track coach

Samantha Wasilefsky has been named head coach at Waterford, athletic director Chris Landry announced on Friday.

Local roundup: New London boys edge Waterford 45-43

Tayeshawn Cunningham-Pemberton hit a pair of free throws with 9.2 seconds left to help rally New London to a 45-43 victory over Waterford in an Eastern Connecticut Conference Division I boys' basketball game on Thursday night at Conway Gymnasium.


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Local roundup: St. Bernard boys top Ledyard by a point

Freshman Tyson Wheeler scored 24 points to lead St. Bernard to a 74-73 win over Ledyard in a high school boys' basketball game Wednesday night.

Joe Rodriguez, the 'little Coast Guard guy,' making waves on the national level

Coast Guard Academy senior Joe Rodriguez is a three-time All-American and became the first swimmer in school history to qualify for the U.S. Olympic Trials, doing so in December in the 50-meter freestyle. (Photo courtesy of Coast Guard Athletics)

Joe Rodriguez is a three-time All-American, program record-holder in the 50-meter freestyle and 100 freestyle and in December became the first Coast Guard Academy swimmer to qualify for the U.S. Olympic Trials.

Local roundup: Ledyard girls surprise Waterford 41-35

Tallie Williams scored 12 points and grabbed 13 rebounds as Ledyard surprised Waterford 41-35 in an Eastern Connecticut Conference Division II girls' basketball game on Tuesday night.


No. 3 UConn women rout East Carolina 98-42

UConn's Christyn Williams (13) brings the ball up the court against East Carolina during the No. 3 Huskies' 98-42 AAC victory on Saturday in Greenville, N.C. (AP Photo/Karl B DeBlaker)

Christyn Williams scored 26 points, Megan Walker had 15 points and 12 rebounds and No. 3 UConn pulled away after the first quarter for a 98-42 victory at East Carolina on Saturday.

UConn men ready to get back up and attack Tulsa on Sunday

UConn's Christian Vital (1) guards Houston's Nate Hinton during Thursday night's game in Houston. The Huskies, who lost 63-59 to the No. 25 Cougars, return home on Sunday to face Tulsa at the XL Center in Hartford at noon. (AP Photo/Michael Wyke)

UConn has repeatedly taken the equivalent of a sledgehammer to the mid-section in recent games. Yet the Huskies keep getting back up and fighting back.


No. 15 Kentucky pulls out 76-74 OT win at No. 18 Texas Tech

Kentucky's Nick Richards (4) and Texas Tech's TJ Holyfield fight for a rebound during overtime in Saturday's game in Lubbock, Texas. No. 15 Kentucky edged the No. 18 Red Raiders, 76-74. (Brad Tollefson/AP Photo)

Nick Richards scored seven of his 25 points in overtime and had 14 rebounds as No. 15 Kentucky beat No. 18 Texas Tech 76-74 in the only Big 12/SEC Challenge game featuring two ranked teams. Richards' two free throws with 10 seconds left were the...

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Kansas center Udoka Azubuike (35) rebounds against Tennessee forward John Fulkerson during the second half of Saturday's game at Lawrence, Kan. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

Devon Dotson scored 22 points, Udoka Azubuike added 18 and No. 3 Kansas beat Tennessee 74-68 Saturday in the Big 12/SEC Challenge.


Sun assistants Poole, Koclanes to return for upcoming season

Connecticut Sun assistants Chris Koclanes, left, and Brandi Poole, will return to head coach Curt Miller's coaching staff in 2020, Miller announced on Thursday. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

Curt Miller is keeping his coaching staff together.The Connecticut Sun head coach and general manager announced Thursday that assistants Brandi Poole and Chris Koclanes will return for the 2020 WNBA season.

Sun expect to benefit from WNBA's new CBA

Connecticut Sun head coach Curt Miller, right, shares a laugh with point guard Jasmine Thomas after she was hit in the face by an errant ball during warm ups prior to a game against Dallas on Sept. 4, 2019, at Mohegan Sun Arena. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

Eight of the Connecticut Sun's 12 players from last season are free agents, and the new CBA between the WNBA and its players gives the Sun more salary cap space.


James passes Bryant on NBA scoring list in Lakers' loss

Lakers forward LeBron James goes up for the shot with 76ers forward Tobias Harris, right, and Shake Milton, center left, defending during the first half of Saturday's game in Philadelphia. The 76ers won, 108-91. (Chris Szagola/AP Photo)

LeBron James scored 29 points and moved past Kobe Bryant for third on the NBA's career scoring list

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The Cavaliers' Collin Sexton drives on Chicago's Kris Dunn in the first half of Saturday's game in Cleveland. Dunn, the former New London standout, had 10 points, five rebounds, four assists and three steals for Chicago in its 118-106 win. (Ron Schwane/AP Photo)

Rudy Gobert had 22 points, 17 rebounds and five blocks to propel the surging Utah Jazz to a 112-107 come-from-behind victory over the Dallas Mavericks

Hockey's young stars shine in NHL All-Star 3-on-3 tournament

Boston forward David Pastrnak scores against Washington goalie Braden Holtby during the NHL All-Star game on Saturday in St. Louis. (Scott Kane/AP Photo)

Hockey's young skill was on display at the NHL All-Star 3-on-3 tournament

Nadal vs. Kyrgios in Australia is as good as it gets

Nick Kyrgios plays the ball back between his legs to Karen Khachanov during their third round singles match at the Australian Open in Melbourne. Kyrgios ground out a 6-2, 7-6 (5), 6-7 (6), 6-7 (7), 7-6 (8) win. (Lee Jin-man/AP Photo)

Get ready for a big showdown at the Australian Open: Rafael Nadal against Nick Kyrgios in the fourth round


Auto Racing

6 a.m., NBCSN — IMSA Rolex 24 from Daytona Beach, Fla.

Noon, Ch. 30 — IMSA Rolex 24 from Daytona Beach, Fla.


Noon, CBSSN — NCAA men: Tulsa at UConn from Hartford.

Noon, ESPNU — NCAA women: Fordham at Dayton.

1 p.m., Ch. 3 — NCAA men: Maryland at Indiana.

1 p.m., NESN, YES — NCAA women: Clemson at Virginia Tech.

2 p.m., CBSSN — NCAA men: South Florida at Houston.

2 p.m., ESPNU — NCAA women: Temple at Cincinnati.

3 p.m., Ch. 61 — NCAA men: Michigan State at Minnesota.

3:30 p.m., NBA TV — NBA: Houston Rockets at Denver Nuggets.

4 p.m., CBSSN — NCAA men: San Diego State at UNLV.

4 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA women: Oregon at Oregon State.

4 p.m., ESPNU — NCAA men: Loyola Chicago at Northern Iowa.

4 p.m., FS1 — NCAA men: Xavier at Creighton.

5 p.m., Ch. 61 — NCAA men: UCLA at Oregon.

6 p.m., NBCSB, ESPN — NBA: Boston Celtics at New Orleans Pelicans.

6 p.m., MSG, YES, WFAN (660-AM) — NBA: Brooklyn Nets at New York Knicks.

6 p.m., ESPNU — NCAA men: Stanford at California.

6:30 p.m., FS1 — NCAA women: St. John's at Seton Hall.

8:30 p.m., FS1 — NCAA women: West Virginia at Texas Christian.

9 p.m., NBA TV — NBA: Indiana Pacers at Portland Trail Blazers.


2 p.m., FS1 — PBA: Oklahoma Open from Shawnee.

Figure Skating

3 p.m., Ch. 30 — U.S. Championships men's free skate from Greensboro, N.C.

9 p.m., NBCSN — European Championships ladies free skate from Graz, Austria. (taped today)


3 p.m., Ch. 8, ESPN, WFAN (660-AM) — NFL: Pro Bowl from Orlando, Fla.

10:30 p.m., CBSSN — NCAA: Hula Bowl from Honolulu.


3:30 a.m., Golf Channel — European PGA: Dubai Desert Classic from United Arab Emirates.

1 p.m., Golf Channel — PGA: Farmers Insurance Open from San Diego.

3 p.m., Ch. 3 — PGA: Farmers Insurance Open from San Diego.

3 p.m., Golf Channel — LPGA: The Gainbridge at Boca Rio from Palm Beach, Fla.


3:30 p.m., SNY — NCAA men: UConn vs. Yale in Connecticut Ice consolation from Bridgeport.

7 p.m., SNY — NCAA men: Quinnipiac vs. Sacred Heart in Connecticut Ice final from Bridgeport.

8 p.m., NHL Network — AHL All-Star Game skills competition from Ontario, Calif.


Noon, Ch. 3 — PBR: Long Live Cowboys Classic from Sacramento, Calif.

6 p.m., CBSSN — PBR: Long Live Cowboys Classic from Sacramento, Calif.


9:30 a.m., FS1 — Bundesliga: Hoffenheim at Werder Bremen.

11:55 a.m., ESPN2 — Serie A: Lazio at AS Roma.

Noon, FS1 — Bundesliga: Fortuna Dusseldorf at Bayer Leverkusen. 


7 p.m., Tennis Channel — Australian Open from Melbourne.

9 p.m., ESPN2 — Australian Open from Melbourne.

Winter Sports

12:30 p.m., NBCSN — World Cup women's Super G skiing from Bankso, Bulgaria. (taped today)

11 p.m., NBCSN — World Cup men's ski jumping from Zakopane, Poland. (taped today)

1 a.m. (Monday), NBCSN — World Cup bobsledding from Koenigssee, Germany. (taped today)