UCONN WOMEN'S BASKETBALL

Hurley still likes where the Huskies are headed

UConn men's basketball coach Dan Hurley chats with fans during Tuesday's UConn Coaches' Road Show in Mystic. (Photo by Gavin Keefe/The Day)

Dan Hurley is in the early stages of Year Two of his rebuilding job in Storrs.

UConn women sign 6-foot-1 guard from Poland

UConn women's basketball coach Geno Auriemma announced the signing of Ania Makurat on Wednesday.

UCONN MEN'S BASKETBALL

UConn men's basketball team officially adds Cole

UConn received a signed athletics aid agreement from student-athlete RJ Cole, who will transfer to the university and join the men’s basketball program with two seasons of eligibility remaining.

UConn men's basketball secures commitment from transfer

Guard RJ Cole, a transfer from Howard University, informed the UConn coaching staff of his decision to join the Huskies this fall. He announced his commitment on Instagram.

Ex-UConn basketball coach Kevin Ollie sues former assistant Glen Miller

FILE - In this Dec. 6, 2013, file photo, then-Connecticut head coach Kevin Ollie signals to his team as associate head coach Glen Miller looks on during the first half of Connecticut's 95-68 victory over Maine in an NCAA college basketball game, in Hartford, Conn. Former UConn basketball coach Kevin Ollie has filed a lawsuit against former assistant Glen Miller, contending Miller slandered him in comments to the NCAA. Miller told the governing body he had learned about an alleged $30,000 payment Ollie made to the mother of a recruit while at UConn. Ollie's lawsuit, filed Monday, April 29, 2019, in Connecticut Superior Court, says that accusation was false and damaged his reputation.  (AP Photo/Fred Beckham, File)

Ex-UConn basketball coach Kevin Ollie sues former assistant, citing slander in NCAA comments

COLUMNS

East Lyme-Waterford hits all the right notes, as usual, despite the horn blowers

East Lyme — This was Thursday night on the turfed lawn of Dick North Field, another...

LOCAL ROUNDUP

Local roundup: Old Lyme girls get things started with a win in Class S state tournament

Bella Arias scored six goals and Lydia Tinnerello had four goals and six assists as the 12th-seeded Old Lyme High School girls' lacrosse team beat No. 21 Berlin 18-3 in the qualifying round of the CIAC Class S tournament Friday afternoon.

Local roundup: Old Lyme advances to Shoreline softball semifinals

Fourth-seeded Old Lyme broke open a tight game with a six-run outburst in the third and the Wildcats went on to defeat No. 5 Hale-Ray 10-3 in the quarterfinals of the Shoreline Conference softball tournament on Thursday.

Local colleges: Conn College names Reuben Burk men's soccer coach

Reuben Burk, who joined Connecticut College as an assistant last season, was named head coach of the Camels' men's soccer program on Wednesday.

PROFESSIONAL

Tigers outslug Mets 9-8 to snap 9-game skid

New York Mets infielder Adeiny Hechavarria hits a three-run home run during the fourth inning of Friday's game against the Detroit Tigers at New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

JaCoby Jones homered and drove in four runs, including a go-ahead double in the seventh inning, and Miguel Cabrera also connected as the Detroit Tigers halted their nine-game losing streak Friday night with a wild 9-8 victory over the New York Mets.

Na goes low at Colonial again with 62, trails Blixt by 1

Kevin Na putts on the 18th hole during the second round of the Charles Schwab Challenge golf tournament at Colonial Country Club in Fort Worth, Texas on Friday. (Bob Booth/Star-Telegram via AP)

Kevin Na has another low round at Colonial with 8-under 62, trails Jonas Blixt by one stroke at halfway point

Paxton still has knee issue; Gregorius to start 20-day clock

New York Yankees' Didi Gregorius stretches before a Gulf Coast League baseball game Monday, May 20, 2019, in Tampa, Fla. Gregorius is playing for the first time since having Tommy John surgery. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

New York Yankees pitcher James Paxton still has discomfort in his ailing left knee, and shortstop Didi Gregorius planned to start a minor league injury rehabilitation assignment that that has him returning to the big league team by mid-June

ON THE AIR

Auto Racing

11 a.m., NBCSN — Indianapolis 500 Carb Day.

1 p.m., NBCSN — IndyCar IndyLights from Indianapolis.

2 p.m., NBCSN — Indianapolis 500 Carb Day.

Baseball

11 a.m., YES — NCAA: Duke vs. Georgia Tech in Atlantic Coast Conference tournament from Durham, N.C.

2 p.m., MLB Network — MLB: Cincinnati Reds at Chicago Cubs.

6 p.m., theday.com — High school: East Lyme vs. Waterford in Eastern Connecticut Conference tournament final from Groton.

7 p.m., SNY, WCBS (880-AM) — MLB: Detroit Tigers at New York Mets.

8 p.m., NESN, WTIC (1080-AM), WEEI (103.7-FM) — MLB: Boston Red Sox at Houston Astros.

8 p.m., WCCT, WFAN (660-AM) — MLB: New York Yankees at Kansas City Royals.

Golf

5:30 a.m., Golf Channel — European PGA: Made in Denmark from Silkeborg.

1 p.m., Golf Channel — Champions: Senior PGA Championship from Rochester, N.Y.

4 p.m., Golf Channel — PGA: Charles Schwab Challenge from Fort Worth, Texas.

Lacrosse

5 p.m., ESPNews — NCAA women: North Carolina vs. Boston College in Division I tournament semifinal from Baltimore.

7:30 p.m., ESPNews — NCAA women: Northwestern vs. Maryland in Division I tournament semifinal from Baltimore.

Soccer

2:30 p.m., FS1 — FIFA U-20 World Cup: United States vs. Ukraine from Bielsko-Biala, Poland.

Softball

3 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA: Northwestern at Oklahoma in Division I Super Regional.

5 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA: Louisiana State at Minnesota in Division I Super Regional.

7 p.m., ESPN — NCAA: Oklahoma State at Florida State in Division I Super Regional.

7 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA: Tennessee at Florida in Division I Super Regional.

7 p.m., ESPNU — NCAA: Mississippi at Arizona in Division I Super Regional.

9 p.m., ESPN — NCAA: Texas at Alabama in Division I Super Regional.

9 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA: Kentucky at Washington in Division I Super Regional.

9 p.m., ESPNU — NCAA: UCLA at James Madison in Division I Super Regional.

Tennis

6 a.m., Tennis Channel — ATP Geneva Open from Switzerland, ATP Lyon Open from France and WTA Strasbourg International from France.

4 p.m., Tennis Channel — NCAA National Championships from Orlando, Fla.