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UCONN

Hurley still likes where the Huskies are headed

UConn men's basketball coach Dan Hurley chats with fans during Tuesday's UConn Coaches' Road Show in Mystic. (Photo by Gavin Keefe/The Day)

Dan Hurley is in the early stages of Year Two of his rebuilding job in Storrs.

UConn men's basketball team officially adds Cole

UConn received a signed athletics aid agreement from student-athlete RJ Cole, who will transfer to the university and join the men’s basketball program with two seasons of eligibility remaining.

COLLEGES

Springfield edges Coast Guard 12-10 to win NEWMAC men's lacrosse title

Coast Guard's Colin Cashin gets the ball and charges down field after winning the face-off against Springfield's Joseph Cameron during the fourth quarter of Saturday's NEWMAC men's lacrosse tournament championship game at Cadet Memorial Field. The top-seeded Bears lost 12-10. (Tim Cook/The Day)

It wasn't the postgame speech Coast Guard Academy men's lacrosse coach Ray LaForte had imagined, with his team on the cusp of going to the program's first NCAA Division III tournament.

NCAA announces 5-year strategy for women's basketball

The NCAA announced a five-year strategy Monday providing guidelines for decision making across all three divisions, the first time the NCAA has come up with a cross-divisional plan for a single sport.

LOCAL ROUNDUP

Local colleges: Conn College names Reuben Burk men's soccer coach

Reuben Burk, who joined Connecticut College as an assistant last season, was named head coach of the Camels' men's soccer program on Wednesday.

Local roundup: Sadosky's 33 helps Waterford hand Killingly first golf loss

Ryan Sadosky shot a 2-under par 33 on a windy day at Great Neck Country Club as Waterford knocked Killingly from the ranks of the unbeaten with a 5-2 Eastern Connecticut Conference Division II boys' golf match on Tuesday.

Local roundup: Sun waive Cannon

The Connecticut Sun waived forward Emma Cannon on Monday.

PROFESSIONAL

Stewart, Gibbs, Labonte elected to NASCAR Hall of Fame

Tony Stewart, right, is congratulated by Jeff Gordon after being named to the NASCAR Hall of Fame class of 2020 during an announcement Wednesday in Charlotte, N.C. (Chuck Burton/AP Photo)

Tony Stewart headlines a Joe Gibbs racing trio elected to the NASCAR Hall of Fame

Bucks need better bench play to regain control vs. Raptors

The Raptors' Serge Ibaka battles for the ball against Milwaukee's Giannis Antetokounmpo during the second half of Game 4 of the NBA Eastern Conference finals on Tuesday in Toronto. Ibaka had 17 points and 13 rebounds off the bench as the Raptors won, 120-102, to tie the series. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press)

Bucks need better bench play to regain control of Eastern Conference finals vs Raptors

ON THE AIR

Baseball

11 a.m., YES — NCAA: Louisville vs. Boston College in Atlantic Coast Conference tournament from Durham, N.C.

1 p.m., MLB Network — MLB: Oakland Athletics at Cleveland Indians.

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

7 p.m., WCCT, WFAN (660-AM) — MLB: New York Yankees at Baltimore Orioles.

7 p.m., SNY, WCBS (880-AM) — MLB: Washington Nationals at New York Mets.

7 p.m., MLB Network — MLB: Philadelphia Phillies at Chicago Cubs.

10:30 p.m., MLB Network — MLB: Atlanta Braves at San Francisco Giants.

Golf

4 p.m., Golf Channel — NCAA Women's Team Match Play National Championship from Fayetteville, Ark.

Soccer

8 p.m., ESPNews — USL: Nashville SC at Birmingham Legion FC.

Tennis

6 a.m., Tennis Channel — ATP Geneva Open from Switzerland, ATP Lyon Open from France and WTA Strasbourg International from France.

4 p.m., Tennis Channel — NCAA National Championships from Orlando, Fla.