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    UConn’s Bueckers named Academic All-American

    UConn’s Bueckers named Academic All-American
    Austin, Texas — UConn women’s basketball redshirt junior Paige Bueckers was named a 2023-24 College Sports Communicators First Team Academic All-American the organization...

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    Charlotte, N.C. — Kyle Larson said all the right things after completing 43 laps around Indianapolis Motor Speedway as part of his preparation for his debut next month in...
    New York — Whitey Herzog, the gruff and ingenious Hall of Fame manager who guided the St. Louis Cardinals to three pennants and a World Series title in the 1980s and perf...
    New York — Arenas are full, the NHL is a fixture on TV screens across North America, highlight-reel goals are talking points on a near-daily basis and “The Pat McAfee Sho...
    Augusta, Ga. — Just think if Scottie Scheffler had not misread that 5-foot birdie putt that kept him out of a playoff at the Houston Open. Imagine him slipping his arms i...

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    Tempe, Ariz. — The Arizona Coyotes dubbed Mullett Arena “The Party Barn” for its raucous, closed-quarters atmosphere. The NHL's smallest arena ended up being one of the f...
    Chicago — Kamilla Cardoso and Angel Reese took South Carolina and LSU to the highest heights and helped spark a surge in women's basketball. No wonder the Chicago Sky wer...
    Just before she was drafted Monday night with the sixth pick in the WNBA Draft, UConn’s Aaliyah Edwards looked down for a moment and said a silent prayer, she recalled. ...
    East Lyme — Michelle Liu outlasted Isabella Villarreal, 6-4, 5-7, 7-5, at No. 2 singles to help Waterford defeat East Lyme, 5-2, in an Eastern Connecticut Conference Divi...
    Waterford — Waterford scored two runs in the bottom of the seventh inning to beat Fitch, 3-1, in an Eastern Connecticut Conference Division I softball game on Monday. Em...

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    Around the region • Emma Marelli (Waterford) is enjoying a terrific sophomore season with the Eastern Connecticut State University softball team. She’s tied for the ...
    Matthew Devillers of Mystic ran his way into the top 100 with a strong showing at the 128th running of the Boston Marathon on Monday.
    New York — The WNBA will once again pay for charter flights for the entire playoffs as well as for back-to-back games during the upcoming season that require air travel, ...
    New York — John Sterling, the hyperexcitable New York Yankees broadcaster known for decades of indelible, personalized home run calls, announced his immediate retirement ...
    Boston — Sisay Lemma scorched the first half of the Boston Marathon course on Monday, setting a record pace to build a lead of more than half of a mile. Then the weather ...
    Boston — Will Brennan hit a pinch-hit, two-run homer in the seventh inning and the Cleveland Guardians beat the Red Sox 6-0 on Monday in Boston’s traditional Patriots’ Da...
    LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers are back in the play-in tournament. So is Stephen Curry, as he and Golden State will be fighting for their season. And Jimmy Butle...
    Utica, N.Y. — Even with the sting of disappointment evident on her face, United States defenseman Caroline Harvey couldn’t help but acknowledge being part of something sp...
    “Next man up” is a phrase you hear a lot in football, but maybe it's time to apply it to starting pitching in the major leagues. Baseball has been overrun lately by injur...
    Augusta, Ga. — Scottie Scheffler manages enormous expectations so well because he never spends too much time thinking about the past or the future. The temptation was nev...

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    Baseball 1 p.m., MLB Network — MLB: Texas Rangers at Detroit Tigers. 6 p.m., CBSSN — NCAA: Kansas State at UConn. 7 p.m., NESN Plus, WEEI (103.7-FM) — ML...

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    Chase Elliott drives backward after Texas win that could get him going in the right direction again

    Fort Worth, Texas — Chase Elliott drove backward on the track after an emotional victory that could really get the 2020 Cup champion headed in the right direction again. ...

    Scottie Scheffler unstoppable and wins another Masters green jacket

    Augusta, Ga. — Scottie Scheffler spent more time looking at his feet than any of the white leaderboards at Augusta National, all of them showing what everyone was watchin...

    Analysis: The growth of women’s sports has achieved true (March) Madness

    Women’s sports have shown exponential growth throughout the years. According to an ESPN graphic on March 25, 2024, viewership of the women’s NCAA women’s basketball champ...

    Local roundup: Coast Guard splits NEWMAC softball doubleheader

    Wellesley, Mass. — Coast Guard split with Wellesley in a New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference softball doubleheader on Sunday. Coast Guard won the opener 6...