Gators chomped: Arkansas off to CWS finals, tops Florida 5-2

Arkansas' Casey Martin gestures after scoring on an RBI single against Florida in the first inning of Friday's College World Series in Omaha, Neb. The Razorbacks beat top-seeded Florida, 5-2, to both earn a spot in the finals and elimate the defending national champions. (Nati Harnik/AP Photo)

Gators chomped: Arkansas off to College World Series finals with 5-2 win over defending national champions

Oregon State stays alive at College World Series

Oregon State's Brandon Eisert pitches against Mississippi State in the seventh inning of Friday's College World Series in Omaha, Neb. Oregon State won, 12-2. (Nati Harnik/AP Photo)

Oregon State used a five-run second inning to build a big lead and beat Mississippi State 12-2 in the College World Series on Friday to set up a bracket final rematch.

Gators hold off Texas Tech 9-6 at CWS to make bracket final

Florida's JJ Schwarz looks skyward after hitting a two-run home run against Texas Tech during the sixth inning of Thursday's College World Series elimination game in Omaha, Neb. Florida won 9-6. (Nati Harnik/AP Photo)

Gators hold off Texas Tech 9-6 at College World Series to make bracket final

Clemson's Swinney not worried despite several QB transfers

Clemson coach Dabo Swinney not concerned about losing quarterback depth after several of his passers transferred out of the program this offseason

Fletcher's bat helps Arkansas beat Red Raiders 7-4 at CWS

Casey Martin of Arkansas, rear, scores behind Texas Tech catcher Braxton Fulford on a single by Dominic Fletcher in the eighth inning of Wednesday's game at the College World Series in Omaha, Neb. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)

Dominic Fletcher went 4 for 4 with a homer and four RBIs and Arkansas pitchers struck out 14 in a 7-4 victory over Texas Tech in the College World Series on Wednesday.


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Oregon State rallies after delay to beat Huskies 14-5 at CWS

Oregon State's Tyler Malone, right, is greeted by Kyle Nobach (28) and Cadyn Grenier (2) after he hit a solo home run against Washington in the eighth inning of Monday's College World Series elimination game in Omaha, Neb. Oregon State won 14-5. (Nati Harnik/AP Photo)

Oregon State overcomes early deficit, pours on offense after long delay in 14-5 College World Series win over Huskies

Texas Tech stuns Gators 6-3 in College World Series opener

Texas Tech's Cody Farhat celebrates after scoring against Florida on a base hit by Gabe Holt in the ninth inning of Sunday's College World Series game in Omaha, Neb. Texas Tech stunned the defending national champions and top-seeded Gators, 6-3. (Nati Harnik/AP Photo)

Texas Tech stuns defending national champion Florida with 6-3 win in College World Series

Arkansas rides eight-run inning to 11-5 CWS win over Longhorns

Arkansas' Jared Gates slides back to first base after overshooting it on a single in the fourth inning of Sunday's College World Series game against Texas in Omaha, Neb. Arkansas won, 11-5. (Nati Harnik/AP Photo)

Arkansas rides 8-run inning to an 11-5 win over Longhorns in College World Series

Bulldogs' walk-off win over Huskies in CWS is third in eight games

Mississippi State's Hunter Stovall celebrates as he scores the winning run on a walk-off single by Luke Alexander in the ninth inning, giving the Bulldogs a 1-0 victory over Washington in Omaha, Neb. (Nati Harnik/AP Photo)

Luke Alexander's walk-off RBI single in 9th gives Mississippi State 1-0 win over Washington in College World Series


UConn football camp provides an opportunity for players to get noticed

UConn head football coach Randy Edsall huddles his team before they start spring workout drills on March 2 at the Burton Family Football Complex in Storrs. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

Eleven members of this fall's incoming recruiting class, including Khyon Gillespie and Oneil Robinson II of Capital Prep Magnet School in Hartford, previously attended UConn football camp.

UConn Coaches Road Show brings out passionate fans, starts new tradition

From left, UConn coaches Randy Edsall (football), Danny Hurley (men's basketball), Geno Auriemma (women's basketball) and Jim Penders (baseball) speak with broadcaster Bob Joyce during Thursday night's UConn Coaches Road Show in Stamford. (Gavin Keefe/The Day)

Dan Hurley knew UConn fans were passionate from his playing days at Seton Hall University.


Local roundup: Groton/Mystic, Waterford to play for District 10 LL softball title

Top seed Groton/Mystic and No. 2 Waterford picked up semifinal wins on Saturday and will face off in a best-of-three series for the District 10 Little League softball 11-12 title.

Local roundup: Lungarini named executive director of CAS

Pomperaug High School Principal Glenn Lungarini was named executive director of the Connecticut Association of Schools on Friday.


Paul Casey shoots 62 and leads Travelers by four

England's Paul Casey acknowledges the gallery around the eighth hole after making birdie during the third round of the Travelers Championship on Saturday at TPC River Highlands in Cromwell. Casey shot an 8-under 62 and will take a four-shot lead into Sunday's final round. (John Woike/Hartford Courant via AP)

Paul Casey shot an 8-under 62 to take a four-stroke lead into the final round of the Travelers Championship

Kershaw, deGrom stumble; Kemp slam lifts Dodgers over Mets

Clayton Kershaw of the Dodgers throws a pitch in the second inning of Saturday's game against the Mets at New York. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

Clayton Kershaw and Jacob deGrom stumbled in an unexpected ace showdown, Matt Kemp hit a pinch grand slam and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the slumping New York Mets 8-3 Saturday night.


Auto Racing

10:05 a.m., ESPN2 — Formula One French Grand Prix from Le Castellet, France.

1 p.m., NBCSN — IndyCar Kohler Grand Prix from Elkhart Lake, Wis.

3 p.m., FS1 — NASCAR Monster Cup Toyota/Save Mart 350 from Sonoma, Calif.

6:30 p.m., FS1 — NHRA Summit Racing Equipment Nationals from Norwalk, Ohio. (taped today)


1 p.m., NESN, WTIC (1080-AM), WEEI (103.7-FM) — MLB: Seattle Mariners at Boston Red Sox.

1 p.m., YES, WFAN (660-AM) — MLB: New York Yankees at Tampa Bay Rays.

1 p.m., WCCT, WOR (710-AM) — MLB: Los Angeles Dodgers at New York Mets.

5 p.m., WICH (1310-AM) — NYP: Connecticut Tigers at Hudson Valley Renegades.

8 p.m., ESPN — MLB: Philadelphia Phillies at Washington Nationals.


4 p.m., NBA TV — WNBA: Seattle Storm at Dallas Wings.

5 p.m., MSG — WNBA: New York Liberty at Los Angeles Sparks. (subject to blackout)

6 p.m., NBCSB — WNBA: Connecticut Sun at Indiana Fever.

6 p.m., NBA TV — WNBA: Minnesota Lynx at Las Vegas Aces.


6:30 a.m., Golf Channel — European PGA: BMW International Open from Pulheim, Germany.

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

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

3 p.m., Golf Channel — LPGA: NW Arkansas Championship from Rogers.

5 p.m., Golf Channel — Champions: American Family Insurance Championship from Madison, Wis.


8 a.m., FS1 — World Cup: England vs. Panama from Nizhny Novgorod, Russia.

11 a.m., Ch. 61 — World Cup: Japan vs. Senegal from Ekaterinburg, Russia.

2 p.m., Ch. 61 — World Cup: Poland vs. Colombia from Kazan, Russia.

4:30 p.m., Ch. 61 — MLS: Portland Timbers at Atlanta United.

5 p.m., MSG — MLS: Toronto FC at New York City FC.


7 a.m., Tennis Channel — ATP: Gerry Weber Open from Halle, Germany; Queen's Club Championships from London.

Track & Field

4 p.m., Chs. 10, 30 — USATF Outdoor Championships from Des Moines, Iowa.