Nelson-Ododa leads UConn women to win

UConn forward Olivia Nelson-Ododa, right, and Temple forward Alexa Williamson (20) chase a loose ball during the second half of Sunday's game at Philadelphia.  (AP Photo/Laurence Kesterson)

The fourth-ranked Huskies were in tune for most of the game in an 83-54 win over Temple.

UConn women open AAC season at Temple

No. 4 UConn enters Sunday’s American Athletic Conference opener at Temple (1 p.m., SNY) at 2-0, but know the Huskies didn’t exactly wow anyone with their performances against California and Vanderbilt.

No. 4 UConn women beat Vanderbilt

UConn guard Christyn Williams reaches for the ball as she is defended by Vanderbilt forward Mariella Fasoula, left, during the second half of Wednesday's game at Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski)

Megan Walker scored 25 points, and the fourth-ranked UConn Huskies beat Vanderbilt 64-51 Wednesday night in the program's first game at Memorial Gym since 1992.

No. 5 UConn women face first road test at Vanderbilt

UConn's Geno Auriemma used the word "weird" to describe the Huskies' 72-61 season-opening win over California on Sunday.


UConn men beat No. 15 Florida

UConn's Alterique Gilbert (3) and Josh Carlton (25) celebrate after the Huskies beat No. 15 Florida 62-59 on Sunday at Gampel Pavilion in Storrs. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

Christian Vital scored 15 points and made a key steal at the end of the game as UConn upset No. 15 Florida 62-59 on Sunday.

UConn hopes to repeat history against nationally-ranked Florida

As part of his recruiting pitch, Dan Hurley shows potential future Huskies highlight clips of magical moments in UConn basketball history.

UConn men receive signed NLIs from Jackson, Brown-Ferguson

UConn men's basketball coach Dan Hurley announced Thursday that the Huskies have received signed National Letters of Intent from guard Andre Jackson and center Javonte Brown-Ferguson.

UConn men fall to Saint Joseph's

UConn's Christian Vital, right, steals the ball from Saint Joseph's guard Ryan Daly in the first half of Wednesday's game at Storrs. (AP Photo/Stephen Dunn)

The result: an ugly 96-87 loss to Saint Joseph's, a rebuilding team picked to finish near the bottom of the Atlantic 10 Conference, at Gampel Pavilion.


UConn falls to No. 17 Cincinnati 48-3

UConn quarterback Mike Beaudry (12) is sacked by Cincinnati linebacker Joel Dublanko (41) during the second half of Saturday's game at Cincinnati. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

No. 17 Cincinnati remained the only unbeaten team in American Athletic play by routing UConn 48-3 on Saturday.

UConn football faces physical challenge at No. 17 Cincinnati

UConn quarterback Jack Zergiotis knows he can't turn the ball over if the Huskies hope to stay competitive with No. 17 Cincinnati on Saturday at Nippert Stadium in Cincinnati. (Stephen Dunn/AP Photo)

UConn faces one of its biggest challenges of the season on Saturday when they hit the road for an American Athletic Conference game at No. 17 Cincinnati.

UConn's Zergiotis experiences same growing pains as Orlovsky

UConn quarterback Jack Zergiotis looks for a receiver during the first half of last Friday's 56-10 loss to Navy at Rentschler Field in East Hartford. (AP Photo/Stephen Dunn)

UConn freshman Jack Zergiotis shares something in common with Dan Orlovsky, the former record-setting quarterback for the Huskies who went on to play 12 seasons in the NFL.


Alabama star Tagovailoa set for hip surgery

Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa is carted off the field after getting injured in the first half of Saturday's game against Mississippi State at Starkville, Miss. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa is scheduled to have hip surgery in Houston.

Tagovailoa out for season after hip injury vs. Mississippi State

Alabama offensive lineman Alex Leatherwood (70) checks on quarterback Tua Tagovailoa after he was injured in the first half of Saturday's game against Mississippi State in Starkville, Miss. Tagovailoa dislocated his right hip and will miss the rest of this season. Fourth-ranked Alabama won 38-7. (Rogelio V. Solis/AP Photo)

Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa will miss the rest of the season after dislocating his right hip in the first half of No. 4 Alabama’s 38-7 victory over Mississippi State

Top 25 roundup

Georgia running back Brian Herrien dives into the end zone for a touchdown during the first half of Saturday's game against Auburn in Auburn, Ala. Fifth-ranked Georgia beat the No. 13 Tigers, 21-14. (Butch Dill/AP Photo)

Jake Fromm passed for three touchdowns and No. 5 Georgia’s stingy defense produced two late stops, clinching the Southeastern Conference Eastern Division title with a 21-14 victory over No. 13 Auburn

Top 25 men's and women's basketball roundup

Tennessee's Lamonte Turner, center, drives past Washington's Hameir Wright during the first half of Saturday's game in the James Naismith Classic in Toronto. Tennessee upset the No. 20 Huskies, 75-62. (Chris Young/The Canadian Press/AP Photo)

Jordan Bowden scored 15 of his 18 points in the first half, Lamonte Turner had 16 points and the Tennessee Volunteers upset No. 20 Washington 75-62 in Toronto


Local roundup: Conn advances in men's soccer tourney

Augie Djerdjaj scored in the 87th minute as the Connecticut College men's soccer team beat Johns Hopkins 1-0 on Sunday in the second round of the NCAA Division III men's soccer tournament.

Merchant Marine outduels CGA 56-41 in finale for Bears' coach Bill George

Coast Guard head coach Bill George addresses his team one final time following Saturday's 56-41 loss to rival Merchant Marine at Cadet Memorial Field. George announced his retirement earlier this week after 21 seasons. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

Merchant Marine coach Mike Toop was in the midst of touting his own wide receiver, senior Joe Vitelli, as one of the best he's seen. Toop stopped himself to include Coast Guard Academy's Justin Moffatt.

Local colleges: Conn men beat Catholic 2-1 in NCAA soccer tourney

Connecticut College overcame a slow start to defeat host Catholic University 2-1 in the first round of the NCAA Division III men's soccer tournament on Saturday.


Patriots beat Eagles 17-10

New England Patriots receiver Julian Edelman (11) catches a pass as Rodney McLeod of the Philadelphia Eagles defends during the second half of Sunday's game at Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Julian Edelman threw a go-ahead 15-yard touchdown pass to Phillip Dorsett and the New England Patriots rallied for a 17-10 victory over the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday.

NFL roundup

Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson celebrates his touchdown during the second half of Sunday's game against the Cincinnati Bengals at Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Frank Victores)

The Minnesota Vikings erased a 20-0 halftime deficit with touchdowns on each of their four drives in the second half, fending off the Denver Broncos by forcing three straight incomplete passes in the end zone over the final 10 seconds to preserve a...

Todd, Taylor tied for lead with 4 holes left in Mayakoba

Brendon Todd was closing in on a second straight victory when he was slowed by two missed putts, and then by darkness Sunday in the Mayakoba Golf Classic.



7 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA men: Utah Valley at Kentucky.

7 p.m., MSG — NBA: Cleveland Cavaliers at New York Knicks.

7:30 p.m., YES, WFAN (660-AM) — NBA: Indiana Pacers at Brooklyn Nets.

8 p.m., NBA TV — NBA: Portland Trail Blazers at Houston Rockets.

8 p.m., ESPNU — NCAA men: Hawaii at Illinois.

9 p.m., NBCSB — NBA: Boston Celtics at Phoenix Suns.


8:15 p.m., ESPN, WCBS (880-AM) — NFL: Kansas City Chiefs at Los Angeles Chargers from Mexico City.


2:30 p.m., ESPNews — UEFA Euro qualifier: Denmark at Ireland from Dublin.