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Connecticut Sun re-sign reserve forward Beatrice Mompremier

Connecticut Sun forward Beatrice Mompremier (1) raise over Chicago Sky center Stefanie Dolson to score two points during the WNBA semifinal playoffs on Sept. 30, 2021 at Mohegan Sun Arena. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

Beatrice Mompremier, a 6-foot-4 forward, signed a one-year qualifying offer to remain with the Connecticut Sun, head coach and general manager Curt Miller announced on Tuesday.

Sun re-sign reserve point guard Natisha Hiedeman

Connecticut Sun guard Natisha Hiedeman (2) shoots over New York Liberty forward Natasha Howard during a 2021 game at Mohegan Sun Arena. Hiedeman signed a qualifying contract offer on Monday to return in 2022. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

Natisha Hiedeman, a reserve point guard the last three seasons, has signed a qualifying contract offer to remain with the Connecticut Sun, head coach and GM Curt Miller announced on Monday.


Waterford Babe Ruth, staying proactive, has new indoor gathering place

Waterford Babe Ruth baseball has never been about glitz. Nuts, bolts, meat, potatoes and...



No. 20 UConn men make quick work of Georgetown in 96-73 rout

UConn's Andre Jackson winds up for a dunk as Georgetown's Timothy Ighoefe (5) defends during Tuesday night's Big East game in Storrs. The No. 20 Huskies routed the Hoyas 96-73. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

UConn rode an impressive offensive display to its fourth straight Big East victory on Tuesday, an easy 96-73 win over Georgetown at Gampel Pavilion.

UConn eight ready for fast-paced Big East women's matchup at DePaul

UConn's Olivia Nelson-Ododa (20) passes between St. John's guards Leilani Correa (2) and Danielle Patterson (3) during Sunday's game in New York. Nelson-Ododa had 10 assists during the No. 10 Huskies' 75-57 win. (AP Photo/Jessie Alcheh)

Christyn Williams, just coming out of COVID-19 protocol, may be able to play a "couple minutes" Wednesday night, with No. 10 UConn headed to DePaul. Freshman Azzi Fudd, with a right foot injury, is not yet ready to rejoin the lineup.

UConn sophomores Jackson, Sanogo continue to elevate their games

UConn sophomores Andre Jackson and Adama Sanogo share a similar passion for basketball as well as a relentless work ethic.


No. 7 UCLA defeats No. 3 Arizona 75-59 in Pac-12 showdown

UCLA guard Johnny Juzang, left, shoots as Arizona center Christian Koloko defends during the first half of Tuesday's game in Los Angeles. The seventh-ranked Bruins beat No. 3 Arizona, 75-59. (Mark J. Terrill/AP Photo)

Johnny Juzang and Jules Bernard scored 15 points each and seventh-ranked UCLA used gritty defense to beat No. 3 Arizona 75-59

No. 14 Villanova beats DePaul for 22nd straight time, 67-43

Villanova guard Justin Moore takes a shot over DePaul guard Philmon Gebrewhit during the second half of Tuesday's game in Villanova, Pa. No. 14 Villanova beat the Blue Demons, 67-43. (Laurence Kesterson/AP Photo)

Justin Moore scored 16 points, Collin Gillespie had 14 and No. 14 Villanova beat DePaul 67-43 on Tuesday night

Top 25 men's and women's basketball roundup

Illinois' Trent Frazier drives to the basket past Michigan State's Julius Marble II during the first half of Tuesday's game in Champaign, Ill. The No. 24 Illini edged No. 10 Michigan State, 56-55. (Michael Allio/AP Photo)

Trent Frazier scored a game-high 16 points, and No. 24 Illinois held on to beat No. 10 Michigan State 56-55 and take sole possession of first place in the Big Ten


Local roundup: Bacon girls use late run to end Fitch's seven-game streak

Bacon Academy ended the game on a 17-0 run to pull away for a 57-39 girls' basketball victory over Fitch on Tuesday night.

Local roundup: Montville's Hillman, Wheeler's Hauptmann post triple-doubles

A rare triple-double by Montville's Maya Hillman led the Indians to a 43-23 girls' basketball victory over Tourtellotte on Monday afternoon.


Big Papi elected to Hall of Fame; Bonds, Clemens, Schilling left out

Boston Red Sox designated David Ortiz was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame on Tuesday, his first year on the ballot. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun, File)

David Ortiz was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in his first turn on the ballot, while steroid-tainted stars Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens were denied entry to Cooperstown in their final year under consideration by the Baseball Writers’...

Quartet of NFL playoff classics featured greatest toes on turf

The Rams' Johnny Hekker (6) celebrates after kicker Matt Gay (8) kicked a game-winning field goal against the defending Super Bowl champion Buccaneers to end Sunday's NFC divisional round playoff game in Tampa, Fla. The Rams won, 30-27. (Mark LoMoglio/AP Photo)

It was a scintillating weekend of NFL playoff football and all four games came down to clutch kickers splitting the uprights as the clock hit all zeroes

Bills OC Brian Daboll has second interview with Giants

Buffalo offensive coordinator Brian Daboll during pre-game warmups before Sunday's AFC divisional playoff game against the Chiefs in Kansas City, Mo. Daboll had his second interview for the New York Giants head coaching job on Tuesday. (Reed Hoffmann/AP Photo)

Buffalo Bills offensive coordinator Brian Daboll has had his second interview for the New York Giants head coaching job



5 p.m., NESN — NCAA women: College of Charleston at Northeastern.

6 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA men: Florida at Tennessee.

6:30 p.m., CBSSN — NCAA men: Providence at Xavier.

6:30 p.m., FS1 — NCAA men: Creighton at Butler.

7 p.m., ESPNU — NCAA men: Vanderbilt at South Carolina.

7 p.m., NESN — NCAA men: Boston College at North Carolina.

7:30 p.m., ESPN, MSG — NBA: New York Knicks at Miami Heat.

8 p.m., SNY — NCAA women: UConn at DePaul.

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

8 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA men: Oklahoma at West Virginia.

8:30 p.m., CBSSN — NCAA men: Virginia Commonwealth at Davidson.

8:30 p.m., FS1 — NCAA men: Marquette at Seton Hall.

9 p.m., ESPNU — NCAA men: Tulsa at Tulane.

9 p.m., NESN — NCAA men: North Carolina State at Notre Dame.

10 p.m., ESPN — NBA: Phoenix Suns at Utah Jazz.

10:30 p.m., FS1 — NCAA men: San Diego State at Utah State.

11 p.m., CBSSN — Women: Athletes Unlimited from Las Vegas.


4:30 p.m., Golf Channel — NCAA: Southwestern Invitational from Westlake, Calif.

12:30 p.m., Golf Channel — PGA: Farmers Insurance Open from San Diego.

2:30 a.m. (Thursday), Golf Channel — European PGA: Dubai Desert Classic from United Arab Emirates.


7:30 p.m., TNT — NHL: Chicago Blackhawks at Detroit Red Wings.

10 p.m., TNT — NHL: Boston Bruins at Colorado Avalanche.


2:45 p.m., CBSSN — Scotland Premiership: Celtic Glasgow at Heart of Midlothian.


3:30 a.m. (Thursday), ESPN — Australian Open from Melbourne.