The Connecticut Sun could use some extra aggressiveness this WNBA season given that their muscle, Alyssa Thomas, won't play due to injury. Rookie guard DiJonai Carrington may be able to bring that pugnaciousness.
Former UConn standout Jennifer Rizzotti was officially introduced as president of the Connecticut Sun at a Tuesday afternoon press conference after spending the previous 22 seasons as a college coach.
Connecticut Sun head coach and general manager Curt Miller has a lot of players coming to training camp this week hoping for a job to fill out his bench. The Sun, however, have few openings and little cap room.
Thirty-six-year-old Luke Murray’s love for the game has served him well in his 13 years coaching college basketball. He’s considered one of the top assistant coaches under 40 years old in the country.
Luke Murray, who served under Dan Hurley during his head coaching stops at Wagner and Rhode Island, and was also on the staff of current UConn assistant Tom Moore at Quinnipiac, has been hired as an assistant coach.
Top-seeded Mitchell opened the New England Collegiate Conference baseball tournament with a 20-0 win over No. 4 Becker. Mitchell plays No. 2 New England College at 12:30 p.m. Saturday, with the winner advancing to Sunday's championship round.
Junior Dougie DelaCruz of Montville was named NECC Player of the Year for the second time while senior Roland Thivierge was named Pitcher of the Year for the second time and Travis Beausoleil was named Coach of the Year.
Wade Miley pitched baseball’s second no-hitter in three days — and fourth already this season — leading the Cincinnati Reds to a 3-0 win over the Cleveland Indians, who were no-hit for the second time in a month
Francisco Lindor hit a tying, two-run homer in the seventh inning after an apparently heated exchange with teammate Jeff McNeil in the dugout tunnel, and the New York Mets rallied to beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-4