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Muhl emerges as the voice of No. 9 UConn women as Huskies face St. John's

UConn's Nika Muhl reacts to a call during the No. 9 Huskies' 71-38 Big East win over Seton Hall at Gampel Pavilion in Storrs. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

A lot of times, UConn sophomore Nika Muhl, in her play on the floor, in her banter with teammates or coach Geno Auriemma, will go for the mic drop, the best play, the wittiest line.

No. 9 UConn women rout Seton Hall 71-38, avoids rare losing skid

UConn's Dorka Juhász goes up for a basket against Seton Hall's Mya Bembry during the first half of the No. 9 Huskies' 71-38 Big East win on Friday in Storrs. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

Olivia Nelson-Ododa had 17 points, 14 rebounds and five assists, and injury-depleted No. 9 UConn beat Seton Hall 71-38

No. 25 UConn men finish strong, complete sweep of Butler

UConn guard Tyrese Martin, center, is congratulated by teammates Tyler Polley, right, and Adama Sanogo after being fouled in the second half of Thursday's game against Butler in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/AJ Mast)

No. 25 UConn shook off a sluggish start and finished strong to complete a sweep of consecutive games against Butler on Thursday night in Indianapolis.

Arbitrator rules UConn coach Kevin Ollie improperly fired

In this Feb. 15, 2018, file photo, UConn head coach Kevin Ollie reacts during a game against Tulsa in Hartford. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

An arbitrator has ruled that UConn improperly fired former men’s basketball coach Kevin Ollie and must pay him more than $11 million, Ollie's lawyer said

Auriemma: UConn missteps are 'self-inflicted,' 'fixable' as Huskies face Seton Hall

Xavier's Mikayla Hayes (2) loses the ball under pressure from Connecticut's Olivia Nelson-Ododa (20) and Caroline Ducharme (33) in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Jan. 15, 2022, in Hartford, Conn. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

In the midst of what UConn coach Geno Auriemma called a "weird, weird, weird situation that we're in," the ninth-ranked Huskies will take on Big East Conference opponent Seton Hall at 7 Friday night at Gampel Pavilion (SNY).


Time for UConn athletics to accept responsibility for its financial mess

There are financial mismanagement issues in the UConn athletic department for which there must be...


UConn's Jackson growing up right before our eyes

UConn coach Dan Hurley instruct guard Andre Jackson during the No. 25 Huskies' 76-59 victory over Butler on Tuesday night at the XL Center in Hartford. The Big East teams play again on Thursday in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

UConn's Andre Jackson is constantly working on his game, and that work ethic is paying dividends for the sophomore guard.

No. 25 UConn makes quick work of Butler, rolling to 76-59 Big East win

UConn's Jordan Hawkins goes up for a basket on a breakaway as Butler's Bryce Nze (10) watches during the first half of Tuesday night's Big East game at the XL Center in Hartford. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

No. 25 UConn wins a rare breather, rolling to a 76-59 Big East victory over Butler at the XL Center.


Top 25 men's and women's basketball roundup

Michigan State's Malik Hall shoots against Wisconsin's Jahcobi Neath during the first half of Friday's game in Madison, Wis. No. 13 Michigan State beat the eighth-ranked Badgers, 86-74. (Andy Manis/AP Photo)

Malik Hall scored 14 points and No. 13 Michigan State beat No. 8 Wisconsin 86-74 to snap the Badgers’ seven-game winning streak

La Salle coach raises awareness for daughter with leukemia

La Salle head coach Mountain MacGillivray is shown after a game against Drexel on Nov. 17, 2021 in Philadelphia. MacGillivray is raising awareness of pediatric cancer. His 2-year-old daughter Emily was diagnosed last year with acute lymphoblastic leukemia. (Elizabeth Robertson/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP)

La Salle women's basketball coach Mountain MacGillivray is raising awareness of pediatric cancer


Local colleges: Conn women edge Trinity on Cronin's late basket

Molly Cronin's basket with 12.1 seconds remaining lifted Connecticut College to a 53-51 win over Trinity in a New England Small College Athletic Conference women's basketball game on Saturday.

Local roundup: No. 9 NFA boys topple Fitch 79-60 in ECC Div. I game

Tyrone Cummings had 23 points and Nazir Rembert scored 22 as No. 9 Norwich Free Academy defeated Fitch 79-60 in an ECC Division I boys' basketball game on Friday night.


Niners knock off Packers on Gould's game-winning FG

San Francisco 49ers' Robbie Gould celebrates after making the game-winning field goal during the second half of an NFC divisional playoff NFL football game against the Green Bay Packers Saturday, Jan. 22, 2022, in Green Bay, Wis. The 49ers won 13-10 to advance to the NFC Chasmpionship game. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

Robbie Gould continued his playoff perfection and moved the San Francisco 49ers one step away from their second Super Bowl appearance in three seasons

Bengals upset Titans on McPherson's 52-yard field goal as time expires

Cincinnati Bengals kicker Evan McPherson (2) celebrates after his 52-yard field goal on the game's final play lifted the Bengals to a 19-16 win over top-seeded Tennessee in Saturday's AFC divisonal round playoff game in Nashville. (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski)

The Cincinnati Bengals just keep ending postseason droughts



Noon, FS1 — NCAA men: Butler at Providence.

Noon, CBSSN — NCAA women: St. Bonaventure at George Mason.

Noon, ESPNU — NCAA women: Fordham at Dayton.

Noon, NESN, YES — NCAA women: Miami at Boston College.

1 p.m., SNY — NCAA women: UConn at St. John's.

1 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA women: Ohio State at Rutgers.

1 p.m., MSG — NBA: Los Angeles Clippers at New York Knicks.

1 p.m., NBA TV — NBAGL: G League Ignite at Long Island Nets.

2 p.m., FS1 — NCAA men: Xavier at Marquette.

2 p.m., CBSSN — NCAA women: DePaul at Xavier.

2 p.m., ESPNU — NCAA women: Oklahoma at Kansas State.

2 p.m., NESN, YES — NCAA women: Clemson at Florida State.

2:30 p.m., USA — NCAA men: Massachusetts at Saint Louis.

3 p.m., ESPN — NCAA men: Memphis at Tulsa.

3 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA women: Iowa State at Baylor.

3 p.m., NBA TV — NBAGL: Sioux Falls Skyforce at Stockton Kings.

3:30 p.m., Ch. 3 — NCAA men: Michigan at Indiana.

3:30 p.m., NBCSB — NBA: Boston Celtics at Washington Wizards.

4 p.m., ESPNU — NCAA women: Alabama at Auburn.

6 p.m., NBA TV — NBA: Los Angeles Lakers at Miami Heat.

8 p.m., YES, WFAN (101.9-FM) — NBA: Brooklyn Nets at Minnesota Timberwolves.

8:30 p.m., NBA TV — NBA: Utah Jazz at Golden State Warriors.

10 p.m., FS1 — NCAA men: Washington at Oregon.


4 p.m., FS1 — PBA: The Players Championship Midwest Region Finals from Euless, Texas.

6 p.m., FS1 — PBA: The Players Championship Southwest Region Finals from Euless, Texas.


3 p.m., Ch. 30, WFAN (660-AM) — NFL playoffs: Los Angeles Rams at Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

6:30 p.m., Ch. 3, WFAN (660-AM) — NFL playoffs: Buffalo Bills at Kansas City Chiefs.


11 a.m., ESPN2 — Latin America Amateur Championship from La Romana, Dominican Republic.

Noon, Golf Channel — LPGA: Tournament of Champions from Orlando, Fla.

3 p.m., Golf Channel — PGA: The American Express from La Quinta, Calif.


1 p.m., NHL Network — NHL: Winnipeg Jets at Pittsburgh Penguins.

Horse Racing

2:30 p.m., FS2 — Racing from New York.


8 p.m., CBSSN — PBR: Gwinett Invitational from Georgia. (taped today)


3 p.m., CNBC — World Sevens Series from Malaga, Spain. (taped today)


9 a.m., USA — Premier League: Burnley at Arsenal.

Noon, CNBC — Women: Chelsea at Brighton & Hove Albion. (taped today)


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

Winter Sports

Noon, Ch. 30 — World Cup Skiing from Mammoth Mountain, Calif. (taped today)

2 p.m., CNBC — World Cup Skiing from Kitzbuehel, Austria. (taped today)