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UCONN WOMEN'S BASKETBALL

UConn's Aaliyah Edwards relies on Canadian connection

When Aaliyah Edwards was looking for advice on how to make an immediate impact with the UConn women's basketball team upon her arrival in Storrs, she could not have found a better source than Kia Nurse.

Labor Dept: Women basketball coaches at UConn were underpaid

FILE - In this Feb. 4, 2014, file photo, Connecticut head coach Geno Auriemma shares a light moment with his bench with associate head basketball coach Chris Dailey, left, and assistant coaches Shea Ralph, second from right, and Marisa Moseley during the second half of UConn's 102-41 victory over SMU in an NCAA college basketball game in Storrs, Conn. The University of Connecticut has agreed to pay a total of just under $250,000 to seven women, including four members of Geno Auriemma's 2014 women's basketball coaching staff, after the U.S. Labor Department found they had been underpaid when compared with men in similar positions.  (AP Photo/Fred Beckham, File)

The University of Connecticut has agreed to pay a total of just under $250,000 to seven women, including four members of Geno Auriemma’s 2014 women’s basketball coaching staff, after the U.S. Labor Department found they had been...

UConn's Makurat a veteran at the ripe old age of 20

UConn's Anna Makurat (24) takes a shot over Cincinnati's Addaya Moore (14) during the AAC women's final on March 9 at Mohegan Sun Arena. (Sarah Gordon / The Day)

Anna Makurat is a 20-year-old sophomore for the UConn women's basketball team. But if the Huskies are to be at their best, the Sierakowice, Poland, native can't play young.

Dance card still isn't full for UConn women

When the UConn women's basketball team's schedule is put together, coach Geno Auriemma usually has just one thought.Whenever and wherever his Huskies are scheduled to play, they'll be there.

UCONN MEN'S BASKETBALL

UConn men picked fourth in Big East preseason basketball poll

UConn was picked fourth in the Big East preseason men's basketball coaches' poll on Wednesday morning.

Huskies take first step in climb back into the Big East

UConn freshman Andre Jackson goes up for a dunk during the Huskies' first practice on Friday in Storrs. (Photo courtesy of UConn athletics)

Prior to UConn's first official basketball practice of the 2020-21 season, the Huskies received a brief history lesson.

UConn men have tremendous momentum entering Hurley's third season

UConn's Jalen Gaffney, left, James Bouknight, center, and R.J. Cole will play key backcourt roles for the Huskies this season. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

Entering his third season, UConn men's basketball coach Dan Hurley is clearly excited about his improved roster, the return to the Big East and just about anything else dealing with the state of the program.

Newcomers are ready to contribute for Huskies

In this Jan. 1 file photo, UConn coach Dan Hurley shouts during the first half of the team's game against Cincinnati in Cincinnati. (Kareem Elgazzar/The Cincinnati Enquirer via AP)

Andre Jackson, fellow freshmen Adama Sanogo and Javonte Brown, and transfer Tyrese Martin are about to embark on their first season at UConn

COLUMNS

A whole new game (cornhole) for 'Johnny Clippers'

John Watt's new hobby is a fun, backyard game.

LOCAL ROUNDUP

PROFESSIONAL

Fitting finale: Dodgers win title, lose Turner to COVID-19

The Dodgers' Mookie Betts celebrates after a home run against Tampa Bay during the eighth inning in Game 6 of the World Series on Tuesday night in Arlington, Texas. The Dodgers won, 3-1, to win the world championship. (Eric Gay/AP Photo)

Mookie Betts streaked home with a go-ahead run and later homered for good measure as the Los Angeles Dodgers won their first World Series championship since 1988, taking advantage of a hotly debated Tampa Bay move to beat the Rays 3-1 in Game 6

Betts leads Dodgers to Series title in first year in L.A.

Fans in the parking lot at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles watch the broadcast of Game 6 of the World Series on Tuesday night as the Dodgers' Mookie Betts celebrates. The Dodgers beat Tampa Bay, 3-1, to win the series. (Keith Birmingham/The Orange County Register/AP Photo)

Mookie Betts scored the go-ahead run and later hit a home run as the Los Angeles Dodgers won their first World Series title since 1988 with a 3-1 win over the Tampa Bay Rays in Game 6

Roberts guides Dodgers to first World Series title in 32 years

Dodgers manager Dave Roberts celebrates after his team beat Tampa Bay on Tuesday night, 3-1, to win the World Series in six games in Arlington, Texas. (Eric Gay/AP Photo)

Dave Roberts finally has a World Series title to savor

ON THE AIR

Auto racing

Noon, NBCSN — NASCAR Cup Autotrader EchoPark Automotive 500 from Fort Worth, Texas.

Baseball

5:25 a.m., ESPN2 — Korean: KT Wiz at KIA Tigers.

5:25 a.m. (Thursday), ESPN2 — Korean: NC Dinos at Lotte Giants.

Cycling

1 a.m. (Thursday), NBCSN — Spanish Vuelta from Spain. (taped today)

Golf

3 p.m., Golf Channel — NCAA: East Lake Cup from Atlanta.

5:30 a.m. (Thursday), Golf Channel — European PGA: Cyprus Open from Kouklia.

Horse Racing

1 p.m., FS2 — Live racing from Elmont, N.Y.

Soccer

4 p.m., theday.com — High school boys: Fitch at Waterford.

7 p.m., NBCSB, MSG — MLS: New England Revolution at New York Red Bulls.

7 p.m., YES — MLS: New York City FC at Toronto FC from East Hartford.

7:30 p.m., FS1 — MLS: Atlanta United at Orlando City SC.

10 p.m., ESPN — MLS: Los Angeles Galaxy at Portland Timbers.

Tennis

8 a.m., Tennis Channel — ATP: Erste Bank Open from Vienna, Austria; Astana Open from Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan.

Volleyball

7 p.m., ESPNU — NCAA women: Georgia at Tennessee.

9 p.m., ESPNU — NCAA women: Kentucky at Missouri.