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    Local high school notes: Old Lyme’s Rahr honored by U.S. star Keys with ‘Medal of Kindness’

    Local high school notes: Old Lyme’s Rahr honored by U.S. star Keys with ‘Medal of Kindness’
    Old Lyme girls’ tennis coach Lauren Rahr wrote American tennis star Madison Keys a note. It was after Rahr had watched Keys lose in the semifinals of the 2023 U.S. Open ...

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    Storrs — UConn forward Alex Karaban announced Thursday that he has declared for the NBA draft while retaining his college eligibility. Karaban made the announcement on so...
    Norwich — Molly Page had eight goals and two assists as Norwich Free Academy beat RHAM 15-3 in a nonleague girls’ lacrosse game on Thursday. Alice Rourke had two goals, i...
    For nine days beginning with Saturday’s edition of The Day, we will celebrate the winter season with our All-Area coverage of nine winter sports, including, for the firs...
    Stonington — Wheeler, the defending Eastern Connecticut Conference Division IV boys’ golf champions, opened its season with a pair of wins. The Lions beat Stonington 5.5...

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    Griswold – Rick Arremony’s Griswold High School softball team surrounded him after reaching a coaching milestone on Wednesday. An 11-8 victory over Norwich Tech in the fi...
    East Lyme — Keara Opalenik won the 100-meter hurdles (18.9 seconds), the high jump (4 feet, 8 inches) and the triple jump (31-3.5) as the Ledyard High School girls’ trac...
    Montville — Jack Bowman and Ryan Hochdorfer, Adam Gallagher and Zack Thomas and Gabe Vogt and Brishen Wu won their doubles matches Wednesday and the Montville High Schoo...
    Norwich — Grace Cosmopoulos homered and had two other hits Wednesday as the Fitch High School softball team edged Norwich Free Academy 9-8 in Division I of the Eastern C...
    UConn filled a huge hole in the frontcourt on Wednesday, receiving a commitment from Michigan transfer Tarris Reed, Jr. A 6-foot-10, 265-pound forward, Reed averaged 9.0 ...

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    Toronto — Aaron Judge broke a 4-all tie with a two-run single in the ninth inning, Juan Soto and Giancarlo Stanton hit solo home runs and the New York Yankees rallied to ...
    Toronto Raptors player Jontay Porter was banned for life from the NBA on Wednesday after a league probe found he disclosed confidential information to sports bettors and ...
    New York — Starling Marte hit his 150th career homer Wednesday, powering the New York Mets to a 9-1 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates and a sweep of a three-game series. Ma...
    Storrs — The U.S. Basketball Writers Association announced Wednesday that it will name its annual women’s national coach of the year award after UConn's Geno Auriemma. Th...
    Montville — It has been suggested that growth happens when you can cope with being alone. And there was Desmond Powers, on the mound, alone. This perfectly good start was...
    In watching Leila Lacan play overseas in France, Connecticut Sun general manager Darius Taylor saw someone he was willing to put No. 1 on the Sun’s draft board Monday ni...
    Ledyard — Henry Santana-Liriano went 5-for-5 with two homers and drove in seven runs as New London picked up its first win of the season, beating Ledyard 12-2 in the East...
    Stonington — The East Lyme boys’ golf team put its balance and depth on display in its season opener on Tuesday against Stonington on Tuesday. Tyler Moore, Jack Bucko, Se...
    Colchester — Troy Johnson scored seven goals to lift Bacon Academy past Stonington, 13-6, Tuesday in Eastern Connecticut Conference Division II boys’ lacrosse action. Eth...
    LeBron James plans to go back to the Olympics. Stephen Curry is planning on going for the first time. Kevin Durant will go there with his eye on history. And they’re just...

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    Australian Rules Football 5:25 a.m., FS2 — AFL: Essendon Bombers at Adelaide Crows. 11:30 p.m., FS1 — AFL: Port Adelaide Power at Collingwood Magpies. 2:...

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    Paris Saint-Germain 4, Barcelona 1 Kylian Mbappé scored twice as Paris Saint-Germain reversed its first-leg loss at home to return to the Champions League semifinals...

    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...

    Analysis: Kyle Larson settling in quickly as preparation continues for Indianapolis 500 debut

    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...

    Whitey Herzog, Hall of Fame manager who led St. Louis Cardinals to 3 pennants, dies at 92

    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...