COLUMNS

Anybody else out there want to see baseball and football switch seasons?

What if baseball and football switched seasons? Baseball in the fall; football in the spring.

UCONN

UConn's Vital to test NBA waters, but doesn't hire agent

Christian Vital, the UConn sophomore guard, will declare himself eligible for the 2018 NBA Draft but will not hire an agent, the school announced on Friday.

Lister returns to UConn to join Auriemma's coaching staff

UConn graduate assistant coach Jasmine Lister looks on during a game against Cincinnati on Feb. 17, 2016. She rejoined the staff on Thursday. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

Jasmine Lister is returning to UConn to join Geno Auriemma's coaching staff.

COLLEGES

Earle Bruce, Ohio State coach who followed Hayes, dies at 87

Ohio State football coach Earle Bruce, right, talks to quarterback Mike Tomczak during a game on Sept. 15, 1984 at Columbus, Ohio.  (Tim Revell/The Columbus Dispatch via AP)

Earle Bruce stepped into his dream job, football coach at Ohio State, under most challenging circumstances, replacing the program's revered longtime leader after a fall from grace.

Virginia hires Tina Thompson as women's basketball coach

Virginia hires Tina Thompson to coach its women's basketball team

LOCAL ROUNDUP

Black Wolves continue their playoff push, top Knighthawks 11-6

Aaron Bold had a career-high 59 saves as the New England Black Wolves pickedup their third consecutive win by defeating the Rochester Knighthawks 11-6 on Saturday night at Blue Cross Arena.

Local college roundup: Avery Point sweeps past CCRI

Braydon Cooney went a combined 3-for-6 with five runs scored as UConn Avery Point swept a Region 21 baseball doubleheader with the Community College of Rhode Island, 11-9 and 7-6.

Black Wolves continue their fight for a playoff spot Saturday at Rochester

There’s no breathing room yet … and there isn’t likely to be for the New England Black Wolves.

PROFESSIONAL

Mets demote longtime starter Matt Harvey to bullpen

Matt Harvey of the Mets delivers a pitch during a game against the Brewers on April 14 at New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

Matt Harvey found out he's been sent to the New York Mets' bullpen and was furious.

Judge homers, Yankees use seven-run sixth to beat Blue Jays 9-1

Aaron Judge of the Yankees connects for a two-run home run in the third inning of Saturday's game against the Blue Jays at New York. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

Aaron Judge hit an early homer off respected Twitter rival Marcus Stroman, then scored on a disputed play during a seven-run burst in the sixth inning that sent the New York Yankees over the Toronto Blue Jays 9-1 Saturday.

ON THE AIR

Auto Racing

3:30 p.m., NBCSN — IndyCar Grand Prix of Alabama from Birmingham.

2 p.m., FS1 — NRHA Spring Nationals from Baytown, Texas.

Baseball

1 p.m., YES, WFAN (660-AM) — MLB: Toronto Blue Jays at New York Yankees.

1:30 p.m., WCCT, WOR (710-AM) — MLB: New York Mets at Atlanta Braves.

4 p.m., NESN, WTIC (1080-AM), WEEI (103.7-FM) — MLB: Boston Red Sox at Oakland Athletics.

4 p.m., MLB Network — MLB: Chicago Cubs at Colorado Rockies.

8 p.m., ESPN — MLB: Washington Nationals at Los Angeles Dodgers.

Basketball

1 p.m., Ch. 8 — NBA playoffs: Boston Celtics at Milwaukee Bucks.

3:30 p.m., Ch. 8 — NBA playoffs: Golden State Warriors at San Antonio Spurs.

6 p.m., TNT — NBA playoffs: Toronto Raptors at Washington Wizards.

8:30 p.m., TNT — NBA playoffs: Cleveland Cavaliers at Indiana Pacers.

Golf

8 a.m., Golf Channel — European PGA: Trophee Hassan II from Rabat, Morocco.

1 p.m., Golf Channel — PGA: Texas Open from San Antonio.

3 p.m., Ch. 3 — PGA: Texas Open from San Antonio.

3 p.m., Golf Channel — Champions: Bass Pro Shops Legends of Golf from Ridgedale, Mo.

6 p.m., Golf Channel — LPGA: Los Angeles Open.

Hockey

3 p.m., Chs. 10, 30 — NHL playoffs: Pittsburgh Penguins at Philadelphia Flyers.

7 p.m., NBCSN — NHL playoffs: Nashville Predators at Colorado Avalanche.

Soccer

8:30 a.m., NBCSN — Premier League: West Ham at Arsenal.

10 a.m., FS1 — FA Cup: Southampton at Chelsea in a semifinal.

11:30 a.m., NBCSN — Premier League: Swansea City at Manchester City.

4 p.m., ESPN — MLS: Minnesota United at Seattle Sounders.

6 p.m., FS1 — MLS: New York City FC at Portland Timbers.

Softball

3 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA: Tennessee at Alabama.

Tennis

5:30 a.m., Tennis Channel — ATP: Monte Carlo Masters.

5:30 a.m., Tennis Channel — Fed Cup: United States at France in semifinal from Aix-en-Provence.