Local roundup: Waterford boys topple St. Bernard 79-63

JJ Brennan scored 25 points as Waterford rolled to a 79-63 boys' basketball victory over St. Bernard on Tuesday night.

Local roundup: Rajai Davis signs minor league deal with Mets

Rajai Davis, the ex-New London High School and UConn-Avery Point star, signed a minor league deal with the New York Mets on Monday but has been invited to their major league training camp in February. (AP Photo/file)

The New York Mets announced Monday that they have agreed to a minor league contract with 38-year-old outfielder Rajai Davis, who will report to major league spring training.

Local roundup: Garcia leads T-More to victory

Jared Garcia scored 18 points to lead St. Thomas More to a 68-56 win over Montmorency College of Canada in a men's basketball game on Sunday.

Black Wolves lose opener to Georgia 16-12

Tyler Digby and Reilly O'Connor each had five points with a hat trick and two assists apiece, but the New England Black Wolves were beaten by the Georgia Swarm 16-12 in their NLL season opener.

Local roundup: Brennan scores 42 as Waterford wins season opener

JJ Brennan scored a career-high 42 points as Waterford opened its 2018-19 boys' basketball season with a 79-67 non-conference victory over McMahon on Saturday afternoon.

COLUMNS

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Local roundup: No. 3 New London girls roll past Waterford

New London's Joniyah Bland-Fitzpatrick (24) shoots over Waterford's Liliana Kramer (11) during the firsdt half of Friday night's game at Conway Gym in New London. The No. 3 Whalers rolled to an 85-37 win. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

Tai Pagan scored 19 points with eight rebounds, five blocked shots and seven assists as No. 3 New London beat Waterford 85-37 in a girls' basketball game on Friday night.

Black Wolves open season on Saturday at Georgia

Brett Manney, left, has been named captain of the New England Black Wolves, who open their 2018-19 National Lacrosse League on Saturday night in Atlanta against the Georgia Swarm. (Sarah Gordon/The Day)

The New England Black Wolves begin their season with a 7:05 p.m. game Saturday at Georgia, but will be minus leading scorer Kevin Crowley, who has not reported to the team.

Fitzpatrick stepping down as Coast Guard athletic director

Coast Guard Academy athletic director Tim Fitzpatrick is resigning to become president of the New York Youth Baseball Foundation.

UCONN

UConn answers Hurley's challenge, responds with rout of Drexel

UConn's Christian Vital (1) drives past Drexel's Camren Wynter (11) during the second half of Tuesday's game at the XL Center in Hartford. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

UConn just looked better in all areas during a tidy 97-65 rout of Drexel on Tuesday night at the XL Center in Hartford.

Ollie alleges UConn deterred him from filing a racial complaint

Kevin Ollie believes his dismissal as UConn men’s basketball coach in March may have been racially motivated. Or at least he wants the chance to make that claim.

COLLEGES

Second chance: FIU's Anthony Jones reflective after shooting

FILE - In this Saturday, Sept. 1, 2018, file photo, Florida International wide receiver Anthony Jones (2) sprints toward the end zone while Indiana safety Jonathan Crawford (9) and other Indiana players trail behind during an NCAA college football game in Miami. Jones and a teammate were hurt in a drive-by shooting on Sept. 6, 2018. Jones' wounds have healed and he's playing in the Bahamas Bowl on Friday, Dec. 21, as FIU takes on Toledo. (Daniel A. Verala/Miami Herald via AP, File)

'A second chance': FIU's Anthony Jones speaks out about shooting, and his return to the field

AP All-America team: Tide leads with four of 10 CFP players

Alabama defensive back Deionte Thompson celebrates after Mississippi State place kicker Jace Christmann (47) missed a field goal-attempt during the first half of a Nov. 10 game in Tuscaloosa, Ala. Thompson was named to the 2018 AP All-America NCAA college football team on Monday. (Butch Dill/AP Photo)

Playoff semifinalists place 10 players on The Associated Press All-America first team, including four from No. 1 Alabama

PROFESSIONAL

Chargers lead Pro Bowl selections with 7 players

In this Nov. 25 file photo Los Angeles Chargers free safety Derwin James (33) gestures after intercepting a pass from Arizona Cardinals quarterback Josh Rosen during the game at Carson, Calif. (AP Photo/Kelvin Kuo)

The Los Angeles Chargers placed seven players in the Pro Bowl, including safety Derwin James, one of six rookies across the league to make the game.

Mourinho fired by Man United with his career at crossroads

In this Oct. 23 file photo, Manchester United coach Jose Mourinho sits on the bench during the Champions League soccer match against Juventus at Old Trafford, Manchester, England. (AP Photo/Dave Thompson)

United brought an end to Mourinho's turbulent 2½-year spell at the storied English club by firing him on Tuesday, an inevitable move that follows a pattern of bitter endings at the Portuguese coach's recent teams.

Source: Harvey, Angels agree to one-year, $11M deal

Cincinnati Reds pitcher Matt Harvey stands on the field prior to a game against the Los Angeles Dodgers on May 10 in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Pitcher Matt Harvey has agreed to an $11 million, one-year contract with the Los Angeles Angels, a person familiar with the negotiations tells The Associated Press

Halak gets third shutout as Bruins beat Canadiens 4-0

David Pastrnak (88) hugs goaltender Jaroslav Halak (41) after the Bruins shut out the Canadiens 4-0 in Montreal on Monday night. (Ryan Remiorz/The Canadian Press via AP)

Jaroslav Halak stopped 22 shots for his third shutout of the season as the Boston Bruins beat the Montreal Canadiens 4-0

ON THE AIR

Basketball

11 a.m., NESN — NCAA women: Manhattan at Holy Cross.

3 p.m., ESPNU — NBAGL: Raptors 905 vs. Memphis Hustle from Las Vegas.

3:30 p.m., NBA TV — NBAGL: Austin Spurs vs. Capital City Go-Go from Las Vegas.

5:30 p.m., ESPNU — NBAGL: Maine Red Claws vs. Lakeland Magic from Las Vegas.

6:30 p.m., FS1 — NCAA men: St. Francis (N.Y.) at St. John's.

7 p.m., CBSSN — NCAA men: Penn State at Duquesne.

7 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA men: Auburn at North Carolina State.

7 p.m., MSG — NBA: New York Knicks at Philadelphia 76ers.

7:30 p.m., NBCSB, NBA TV — NBA: Phoenix Suns at Boston Celtics.

8 p.m., YES, WFAN (660-AM) — NBA: Brooklyn Nets at Chicago Bulls.

8 p.m., ESPNU — NBAGL: Erie BayHawks vs. Texas Legends from Las Vegas.

8:30 p.m., FS1, WXLM (980-AM) — NCAA women: UConn at Oklahoma.

9 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA men: UCLA at Cincinnati.

10 p.m., NBA TV — NBA: Oklahoma City Thunder at Sacramento Kings.

10:30 p.m., ESPNU — NBAGL: Windy City Bulls vs. Northern Arizona Suns from Las Vegas.

Football

8 p.m., ESPN — NCAA: San Diego State vs. Ohio in Frisco Bowl from Texas.

Hockey

8 p.m., NBCSN — NHL: Pittsburgh Penguins at Washington Capitals.

Soccer

2:30 p.m., FS1 — Bundesliga: Leipzig at Bayern Munich.