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UConn's Martin selected No. 51 overall by Warriors in NBA Draft, traded to Atlanta

UConn's Tyrese Martin (4) reacts after making a 3-pointer during the second half of the Huskies' NCAA tournament game against New Mexico State on March 17 in Buffalo, N.Y. Martin was selected by the Atlanta Hawks in the second round (No. 51 overall) of the NBA Draft on Thursday night. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

The Golden State Warriors selected Tyrese Martin, a tough, versatile 6-foot-6, 215 pound guard from Allentown, Pa., in the second round and 51st pick overall, and then traded him to Atlanta.

Thread of Title IX can be traced through Shea Ralph and her mom

Vanderbilt head coach Shea Ralph communicates with players during the first half of a game against South Carolina on Jan. 24 in Columbia, S.C. (AP Photo/Sean Rayford)

Shea Ralph was born rambunctious, endlessly energetic and with a devilish competitive streak that meant mom put her in as many sports as she could handle.

Sanogo can't wait for a family reunion in Mali before returning to UConn

UConn's Adama Sanogo drives against New Mexico State's Will McNair Jr. (13) during the first half the Huskies' NCAA tournament opener on March 17 in Buffalo, N.Y. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

The upcoming trip to see his parents, Awa Traore and Cheickne Sanogo, will be a nice break for UConn center Adama Sanogo, who also has five older sisters and one younger brother.

Newton is excited about joining the Huskies

UConn's Tristen Newton, a transfer from East Carolina, speaks with the media on Wednesday in Storrs. (Gavin Keefe/The Day)

UConn is in its first summer workout session, so Tristen Newton is still getting to know his new teammates and coaching staff.

UConn self-reported 15 minor NCAA violations in 2021

UConn’s athletic department self-reported 15 minor NCAA violations in 2021, including a women’s basketball player accepting cash $40 from fans


Local golf: Scott Budner returns to Shenny after a nearly 50-year absence

A 1974 Fitch High School graduate, Scott Budner made the trip back to the area on a free day from...

Waterford's program gets a tip of the cap from one of its biggest rivals

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UConn eliminated from NCAA baseball tournament

UConn's Casey Dana (9) slides safely home ahead of the relay to Stanford catcher Kody Huff, front left, during the first inning of an NCAA baseball tournament super regional game on Monday in Stanford, Calif. Dana scored from first base on a double by Ben Huber. (AP Photo/D. Ross Cameron)

After a promising start to the deciding game of the best-of-three Super Regional series, UConn faded, falling to No. 2 ranked Stanford, 10-5, at Klein Field at Sunken Diamond.

UConn men's basketball team lands San Diego transfer Calcaterra

A native of Novato, Calif., Calcaterra, a graduate transfer, spent the last four seasons at the University of San Diego.


Underdogs Ole Miss, OU set for College World Series finals

Mississippi pitcher Hunter Elliott (26) walks to his teammates and cheering fans after being relieved in the seventh inning against Arkansas during an NCAA College World Series baseball game, Monday, June 20, 2022, in Omaha, Neb. (AP Photo/John Peterson)

Mississippi and Oklahoma are set to meet for the national championship in the College World Series

Sooners off to College World Series finals

Oklahoma starting pitcher David Sandlin (28) throws a pitch against Texas A&M in the first inning during an NCAA College World Series baseball game Wednesday, June 22, 2022, in Omaha, Neb. (AP Photo/John Peterson)

Oklahoma is heading to the College World Series finals after beating Texas A&M 5-1


Local roundup: Ferrer homers but Schooners lose

Former Stonington standout Kevin Ferrer (UConn) homered in the top of the second for the Schooners (6-6).

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Waterford's Ryan O'Connell finds a new home in Sea Unicorns' bullpen

Ex-Waterford star Ryan O'Connell met Hall of Famer David Ortiz when the Norwich Sea Unicorns played in Brockton on Tuesday night. (Photo courtesy of Ryan O'Connell)

Ryan O'Connell shows up at the ballpark, puts his work in and is ready to go whenever Sea Unicorns manager Devin Belenski summons the Waterford High School graduate from the bullpen.


Xander Schauffele shoots 63 to take 5-shot lead at Travelers

Xander Schauffele watches his shot on the eighth hole during the second round of the Travelers Championship golf tournament at TPC River Highlands, Friday, June 24, 2022, in Cromwell, Conn. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Xander Schauffele shot his second straight 7-under 63 on Friday to take a five-stroke lead in the Travelers Championship

Lightning win Game 5, deny Avs chance to take Stanley Cup

Tampa Bay Lightning left wing Ondrej Palat (18) celebrates a goal against the Colorado Avalanche with Mikhail Sergachev (98) and Steven Stamkos (91) during the third period in Game 5 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final, Friday, June 24, 2022, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

The Tampa Bay Lightning spoiled Colorado’s party to stay in the hunt for a third straight Stanley Cup title, beating the Avalanche 3-2 on Friday night in Game 5


Australian Rules Football

5 a.m., FS1 — Premiership: St. Kilda Saints at Sydney Swans.

1 a.m. (Sunday), FS2 — Premiership: Greater Western Sydney Giants at Collingwood Magpies.

Auto Racing

Noon, USA — NASCAR Xfinity Tennessee Lottery 250 qualifying from Nashville.

1 p.m., USA — NASCAR Cup Ally 400 qualifying from Nashville.

3:30 p.m., USA — NASCAR Xfinity Tennessee Lottery 250 from Nashville.

6 p.m., FS2 — MotoAmerica Superbike from Shelton, Wash.

8 p.m., Ch. 3 — SRX Series from South Boston, Va.


1 p.m., YES, WFAN (660-AM) — MLB: Houston Astros at New York Yankees.

4 p.m., WCCT, WCBS (880-AM) — MLB: New York Mets at Miami Marlins.

4 p.m., FS1 — MLB: Washington Nationals at Texas Rangers.

6 p.m., NESN, WEEI (103.7-FM) — MLB: Boston Red Sox at Cleveland Guardians.

7 p.m., Ch. 61 — MLB: Los Angeles Dodgers at Atlanta Braves.

7 p.m., ESPN — NCAA: Mississippi vs. Oklahoma in College World Series Finals Game 1 from Omaha, Neb.

10 p.m., FS1 — MLB: Seattle Mariners at Los Angeles Angels.


1 p.m., Ch. 3 — Big3 from Chicago.

8 p.m., NBA TV — WNBA: Phoenix Mercury at Dallas Wings.

10 p.m., NBA TV — WNBA: Washington Mystics at Las Vegas Aces.


10 a.m., CBSSN — Sport Fishing Emerald Coast Blue Marlin Classic from Miramar Beach, Fla.


3 p.m., Ch. 61 — USFL playoffs: Philadelphia Stars vs. New Jersey Generals from Canton, Ohio.

8 p.m., Ch. 30 — USFL playoffs: New Orleans Breakers vs. Birmingham Stallions from Canton, Ohio.

10 p.m., ESPN2 — CFL: Toronto Argonauts at British Columbia Lions.


7:30 a.m., Golf Channel — European PGA: BMW International Open from Munich.

1 p.m., Ch. 30 — LPGA: Women's PGA Championship from Bethesda, Md.

1 p.m., Golf Channel — PGA: The Travelers Championship from Cromwell.

3 p.m., Ch. 3 — PGA: The Travelers Championship from Cromwell.

3 p.m., Golf Channel — Champions: U.S. Senior Open from Bethlehem, Pa.


4 p.m., NHL Network — Memorial Cup: Shawinigan at Saint John from New Brunswick.

5 p.m., CBSSN — 3Ice from Denver.

Horse Racing

12:30 p.m., FS1 — Racing from New York.

4 p.m., FS2 — Racing from New York.

Mixed Martial Arts

7 p.m., ESPN2 — UFC Fight Night preliminaries from Las Vegas.

10 p.m., ESPN — UFC Fight Night: Arman Tsarukyan vs. Mateusz Gamrot in a lightweight bout from Las Vegas.


Noon, Ch. 61 — MLR playoffs: Seattle Seawolves at Rugby New York in final.


1 p.m., ESPN — USL: Louisville City FC at Hartford Athletic.

3 p.m., Ch. 8 — MLS: Sporting Kansas City at Seattle Sounders.

5 p.m., ESPN — MLS: Nashville SC at D.C. United.

7:30 p.m., FS1 — Women's exhibition: Colombia at United States from Denver.


7 p.m., ESPNU — Athletes Unlimited from San Diego.


7:30 a.m., Tennis Channel — ATP Mallorca Championships from Spain; Bad Homburg Open from Germany; Eastbourne International from Great Britain.

Track & Field

4 p.m., Ch. 30 — U.S. Outdoor Championships from Eugene, Ore.