Harbaugh says he's staying at Michigan, not returning to NFL

In this Sept. 1 file photo, Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh stands on the field before a game against Notre Dame in South Bend, Ind. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

Responding to speculation he's returning to the NFL, the former San Francisco 49ers coach told ESPN he is not going anywhere.

Oklahoma's Murray edges Alabama's Tagovailoa for Heisman

Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray, who won the Heisman Trophy, poses with the award Saturday in New York. (Craig Ruttle/AP Photo)

Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray has won the Heisman Trophy, edging Alabama's Tua Tagovailoa and setting up College Football Playoff matchup of Heisman winner and runner-up

No. 22 Army beats Navy for third straight time, with Commander in Chief in attendance

Army's Jordan Asberry, left, is tackled by Navy's Sean Williams during the first half of Saturday's game in Philadelphia. Army won 17-10, its third straight victory in the series. (Matt Slocum/AP Photo)

No. 22 Army beats Navy 17-10 for 3rd straight win in series

Heisman Trophy: Stock soared for first-time starting QBs

Heisman Trophy finalists, from left, Dwayne Haskins of Ohio State, Kyler Murray of Oklahoma, and Tua Tagovailoa of Alabama, pose with the Heisman Trophy at the New York Stock Exchange on Friday. (Ralph Russo/AP Photo)

Heisman Trophy: Stock soared for 1st-time starting QBs Murray, Tagovailoa and Haskins

Oklahoma QB Kyler Murray is named the AP Player of the Year

In this Dec. 1 file photo, Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray (1) celebrates on the sidelines after throwing a touchdown against Texas during the second half of the Big 12 Conference championship at Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Jeffrey McWhorter)

Kyler Murray is The Associated Press college football Player of the Year, the second straight Oklahoma quarterback and fifth overall to win the award since it was established in 1998.


It will take some earnest discussion to modernize the XL Center

And so the carousel spins, round and round we go, honestly no closer to an answer than four...

The Lonesome Polecat: CIAC finals previews, statewide stories, and the Lonesome Podcat for YOU

We really don't want to be Buzz Killington about the finals, but....


SEC's Sankey: UCF should look 'inward' to address CFP issues

Southeastern Conference Commissioner Greg Sankey recommended UCF look "inward" to address strength of schedule issues that have held back the Knights in the College Football Playoff rankings.

College football notes

In this Oct. 27 file photo, Texas Tech head coach Kliff Kingsbury stands on the field before a game against Iowa State in Ames, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)

Former Texas Tech coach Kliff Kingsbury was named Clay Helton's offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach at Southern California on Wednesday.

Success follows New London's Pagan to Stony Brook

Stony Brook's India Pagan looks to past the ball out of the post during a recent game against Cornell. Pagan, a sophomore from New London, scored 12 points on Tuesday night when Stony Brook won its seventh straight game with a 73-58 win over Sacred Heart in Fairfield. (Photo courtesy of Stony Brook athletics)

The winning, seven straight now for the Stony Brook University women's basketball team, the rebounding, the success, are all things a person would associate with India Pagan, the former New London great.

Ohio State coach Urban Meyer to retire after Rose Bowl

Ohio State football head coach Urban Meyer, left, answers questions during Tuesday's news conference announcing his retirement in Columbus, Ohio. At right is assistant coach Ryan Day, who will take over as head coach. (Jay LaPrete/AP Photo)

Ohio State coach Urban Meyer to retire after Rose Bowl and turbulent season marked by suspension


Huskies set NCAA records for futility in 57-7 loss to Temple

Temple wide receiver Isaiah Wright scores on a 99-yard kickoff return during the first half of the Owls' 57-7 victory over UConn on Saturday at Rentschler Field in East Hartford. (AP Photo/Stephen Dunn)

Receiver Isaiah Wright scored on a run and a kickoff return as Temple routed UConn 57-7 on Saturday and the Huskies finished the season with several records for defensive futility

Crocker sees better days ahead for UConn football defense

UConn head coach Randy Edsall pleads with an official during a timeout in the second half of the game against SMU on Nov. 10 at East Hartford. (AP Photo/Stephen Dunn)

The Huskies are deserving targets given their historically bad numbers, including locking up the NCAA record for most yards given up per game in a season. With one game to go, they've allowed 626.6 yards, easily surpassing the 2015 Kansas team's...


Samuelson leads No. 1 UConn to 99-61 rout of Seton Hall

UConn's Katie Lou Samuelson, left, goes up for a shot and is fouled by Seton Hall's Shadeen Samuels in the second half of Saturday's college women's basketball game in Hartford. Samuelson finished with 26 points and 16 rebounds in UConn's 99-61 victory. (Stephen Dunn/AP Photo)

Katie Lou Samuelson scored 26 points and pulled down 16 rebounds to lead No. 1 UConn to an easy 99-61 win over former Big East rival Seton Hall on Saturday

UConn to retire the numbers of Ray Allen and Rebecca Lobo in March

Ray Allen speaks during induction ceremonies into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame on Friday, Sept. 7 in Springfield, Mass. UConn announced on Friday that it will retire Allen's No. 34 during a ceremony on March 3. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

UConn announced on Friday that it will retire the numbers of former basketball greats Ray Allen and Rebecca Lobo during games the first weekend of March at Gampel Pavilion.

Collier leads No. 1 UConn to easy win over Saint Louis

UConn's Napheesa Collier (24) heads to the basket as Saint Louis' Kendra Wilken (34) defends during the first half of the No. 1 Huskies' 98-42 win on Tuesday night in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

Napheesa Collier had 22 points and 11 rebounds, Katie Lou Samuelson scored 20 points and top-ranked UConn beat Saint Louis 98-42

UConn replaces Notre Dame as No. 1 team in AP Top 25 poll

UConn reserves celebrate on the bench during the second half of the Huskies' 89-71 win over Notre Dame on Sunday in South Bend, Ind. UConn replaced the Fighting Irish atop the Associated Press Top 25 women's basketball poll on Monday. (AP Photo/Robert Franklin)

UConn is the new No. 1 in The Associated Press women's basketball poll after beating Notre Dame


Local roundup: East Lyme's Putnam honored by CSWA

East Lyme Parks and Recreation Director Dave Putnam will be honored by the CSWA with the John Wentworth Good Sports Award on April 28, 2019. (Photo courtesy of CSWA)

East Lyme's Dave Putnam is one of six people being honored statewide by the Connecticut Sports Writers Alliance, having been selected by the organization to receive the John Wentworth Good Sports Award.

Local roundup: Mitchell hands Coast Guard its first loss

Hasani Williams' three-point play with 2.2 seconds left gave Mitchell College an 84-83 win over Coast Guard Academy in a nonleague men's basketball game Saturday.


Dolphins stun Pats 34-33 with TD on game's final play

Miami Dolphins running back Kenyan Drake (32) runs for a touchdown on the final play of Sunday's game against the New England Patriots at Miami Gardens, Fla. The Dolphins won 34-33. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

Kenyan Drake ran the last 52 yards as the Miami Dolphins scored on a pass and double lateral on the final play Sunday to beat the New England Patriots 34-33.

Barkley, Giants rout Redskins 40-16

New York Giants running back Saquon Barkley (26) runs as he is pursued by Washington Redskins cornerback Josh Norman (24) and others during the first half of Sunday's game at Landover, Md. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Saquon Barkley rushed for 170 yards, including a 78-yard touchdown to surpass 1,000 for the season, Eli Manning threw for three scores and the New York Giants routed the Redskins 40-16 Sunday to effectively end Washington's already-slim playoff...



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