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UCONN WOMEN'S BASKETBALL

Mora thrilled to join a group of accomplished UConn coaches

UConn men's basketball coach Dan Hurley, left, talks with baseball coach Jim Penders prior to the start of the UConn Coaches Road Show in Monday night at Kinsmen Brewing in Southington. (Gavin Keefe/The Day)

Jim Mora was in winning company at the UConn Coaches Road Show at Kinsmen Brewing in Southington, joining Geno Auriemma, Jim Penders, Dan Hurley and Laura Valentino.

UConn women add transfer Lou Lopez Sénéchal from Fairfield

Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference player of the year Lou Lopez Sénéchal is transferring from Fairfield to UConn, the Huskies announced

UCONN MEN'S BASKETBALL

UConn men to host Oklahoma State in Big 12-Big East Battle

The UConn men's basketball team will play in the Big 12-Big East Battle for the second straight year, hosting Oklahoma State.

Hurley's not done building UConn roster

UConn men's basketball coach Dan Hurley, middle, mingles with fans during the UConn Coaches Road Show on Monday at Kinsmen Brewing in Southington. (Gavin Keefe/The Day)

The morning after the UConn men's basketball team suffered an upsetting first-round NCAA tournament loss on March 17, Dan Hurley started thinking about rebuilding his roster for next season.

Taliek Brown leaving UConn men's basketball staff for Iona

Brown, who spent the last four years as the director of player development in Storrs, has been hired as an assistant on Hall of Fame coach Rick Pitino's staff.

Former Putnam Science star Diarra transferring to UConn

Diarra, a 6-foot-2 guard from Queens, N.Y., announced on his Twitter account on Wednesday that he’s transferring to UConn.

LOCAL ROUNDUP

Woods, Michon help pace Eastern softball to Division III World Series

Cassie Woods and Alexis Michon both played elsewhere in the Little East Conference and watched the Eastern Connecticut State University softball team from afar. Both transferred to Eastern exactly for this moment.

Mitchell splits pair of games and is ousted from NCAA Div. III baseball tourney

Mitchell College's baseball team won Saturday's first elimination before being ousted by Washington & Lee later in the day in the NCAA Division III tournament.

NFA's DiCocco has Tufts softball team a win away NCAA Div. III World Series

Former Norwich Free Academy star Sophia DiCocco, shown here pitching earlier this season, has gone 18-5 and has Tufts on the cusp of an NCAA Division III World Series berth after pitching the Jumbos to a 9-0 victory over WPI in a softball Super Regional on Friday in Worcester, Mass. (Photo courtesy of Tufts athletics)

Sophia DiCocco, a Norwich Free Academy graduate, just keeps helping the Tufts University win and move a step closer to returning to the NCAA Division III World Series.

PROFESSIONAL

Mets beat Rockies in doubleheader opener

New York Mets' Starling Marte follows the flight of his two-run home run off Colorado Rockies starting pitcher German Marquez in the first inning during the first baseball game of a doubleheader, Saturday, May 21 2022, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Starling Marte homered in his return to the lineup, and the New York Mets beat the Colorado Rockies 5-1 in the first game of a split doubleheader

Celtics fall to Heat 109-103 in Game 3

Miami Heat's Jimmy Butler (22) intercepts a pass intended for Boston Celtics' Marcus Smart, behind, during the first half of Game 3 of the NBA basketball playoffs Eastern Conference finals Saturday, May 21, 2022, in Boston. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Bam Adebayo scored 31 points with 10 rebounds to lead Miami to a 109-103 victory in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals

Devers hits 2 HRs; Red Sox rally past Mariners 6-5

Boston Red Sox's Rafael Devers gets a ride in the dugout after hitting a home run in the third inning in a baseball game against the Seattle Mariners, Saturday, May 21, 2022, in Boston. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)

Rafael Devers hit two homers, Christian Vázquez had a tiebreaking single in the eighth inning and Boston’s bullpen held the Seattle Mariners scoreless for six innings, lifting the Red Sox to a 6-5 victory

ON THE AIR

Australian Rules Football

3 a.m., FS1 — Premiership: Collingwood Magpies at Fremantle Dockers.

Auto Racing

8:55 a.m., ESPN2 — Formula One Spanish Grand Prix from Barcelona, Spain.

1 p.m., CNBC — FIM Superbike World Championship from Estoril, Portugal. (taped today)

4 p.m., Ch. 30 — IndyCar Indianapolis 500 qualifying.

5:30 p.m., FS1 — NASCAR Cup All-Star Open from Fort Worth, Texas.

8 p.m., FS1 — NASCAR Cup All-Star Race from Fort Worth, Texas.

10 p.m., FS2 — MotoAmerica Superbike from Alton, Va. (taped today)

Baseball

1:30 p.m., NESN, WEEI (103.7-FM) — MLB: Seattle Mariners at Boston Red Sox.

3 p.m., WCCT, WCBS (880-AM) — MLB: New York Mets at Colorado Rockies.

3 p.m., WFAN (660-AM) — MLB: Chicago White Sox at New York Yankees in first game of a doubleheader.

7 p.m., ESPN, WFAN (660-AM) — MLB: Chicago White Sox at New York Yankees in second game of a doubleheader.

Basketball

7:30 a.m., NBA TV — Africa League playoffs: US Monastir vs. Cape Town from Kigali, Rwanda.

Noon, NBA TV — Africa League playoffs: Zamalek vs. SLAC from Kigali, Rwanda.

2 p.m., NESN Plus — WNBA: Connecticut Sun at Indiana Fever.

3 p.m., Ch. 8 — WNBA: Chicago Sky at Washington Mystics.

9 p.m., TNT — NBA playoffs: Golden State Warriors at Dallas Mavericks.

Fishing

8 a.m., FS1 — Bassmaster Elite at Lake Fork from Quitman, Texas.

Football

Noon, FS1 — USFL: Pittsburgh Maulers vs. New Orleans Breakers from Birmingham, Ala.

4 p.m., Ch. 61 — USFL: Houston Gamblers vs. New Jersey Generals from Birmingham, Ala.

Golf

9 a.m., ESPN — PGA Championship from Tulsa, Okla.

1 p.m., Ch. 3 — PGA Championship from Tulsa, Okla.

Hockey

9 a.m., NHL Network — World Championship: Kazakhstan vs. Germany from Helsinki.

1 p.m., NHL Network — World Championship: Sweden vs. Norway from Tampere, Finland.

1:30 p.m., TNT — NHL playoffs: Florida Panthers at Tampa Bay Lightning.

3:30 p.m., ESPN — NHL playoffs: Carolina Hurricanes at New York Rangers.

8 p.m., ESPN2 — NHL playoffs: Calgary Flames at Edmonton Oilers.

Horse Racing

12:30 p.m., FS2 — Racing from New York.

Lacrosse

Noon, ESPNU — NCAA men: Cornell vs. Delaware in Division I tournament quarterfinal from Columbus, Ohio.

2:30 p.m., ESPNU — NCAA men: Maryland vs. Virginia in Division I tournament quarterfinal from Columbus, Ohio.

Rodeo

10 a.m., CBSSN — PBR World Finals from Fort Worth, Texas.

Noon, Ch. 3 — PBR World Finals from Fort Worth, Texas.

Soccer

11 a.m., Ch. 30 — Premier League: Aston Villa at Manchester City.

11 a.m., CNBC — Premier League: Everton at Arsenal.

11 a.m., USA — Premier League: Wolverhampton at Liverpool.

11 a.m., Golf Channel — Premier League: Newcastle United at Burnley.

11 a.m., Syfy — Premier League: Tottenham Hotspur at Norwich City.

4:30 p.m., YES — MLS: Chicago Fire at New York City FC.

6 p.m., MSG — MLS: New York Red Bulls at Inter Miami CF.

6 p.m., FS2 — Canadian Premier: Atletico Ottawa at FC Edmonton. (taped today)

10 p.m., FS1 — MLS: Philadelphia Union at Portland Timbers.

Softball

Noon, ESPN2 — NCAA: Division I regional tournament coverage. (continues all day on ESPN2 and ESPNU)

Tennis

5 a.m., Tennis Channel — French Open from Paris.

1 p.m., Ch. 30 — French Open from Paris.