Local roundup: Old Lyme advances to Shoreline softball semifinals

Fourth-seeded Old Lyme broke open a tight game with a six-run outburst in the third and the Wildcats went on to defeat No. 5 Hale-Ray 10-3 in the quarterfinals of the Shoreline Conference softball tournament on Thursday.

Local colleges: Conn College names Reuben Burk men's soccer coach

Reuben Burk, who joined Connecticut College as an assistant last season, was named head coach of the Camels' men's soccer program on Wednesday.

Local roundup: Sadosky's 33 helps Waterford hand Killingly first golf loss

Ryan Sadosky shot a 2-under par 33 on a windy day at Great Neck Country Club as Waterford knocked Killingly from the ranks of the unbeaten with a 5-2 Eastern Connecticut Conference Division II boys' golf match on Tuesday.

Local roundup: Sun waive Cannon

The Connecticut Sun waived forward Emma Cannon on Monday.

Local roundup: East Lyme boys' tennis finishes unbeaten again

The East Lyme High School boys' tennis team completed its fourth straight unbeaten season with a 7-0 win over Waterford on Sunday.


With love and support from the Duggans, Skipper refuses to fail

Tuzar Skipper, a graduate of Norwich Free Academy, a product of unconditional love from a Norwich...


Lyon wins Mystic Half Marathon

Tyler Lyon of West Hartford won the Mystic Half Marathon on Sunday, completing the 13-mile course in 1:12.35.

Local colleges: Fitch's Lewis helps ECSU softball reach Div. III World Series

Eastern Connecticut State University advanced to the NCAA Division III College World Series by defeating Rowan (N.J.) 3-2 on Saturday to sweep its best-of-three sub regional softball series.

Local Calendar

BASEBALL/SOFTBALLNew London Babe Ruth — Tryouts and registration for 13-15 division is Saturday, May 18 at 5 p.m., and Sunday, May 19 at 11 a.m., both at Mercer Field. Registration will also be taken from 1-2 p.m. on Saturday. Cost...


Hurley still likes where the Huskies are headed

UConn men's basketball coach Dan Hurley chats with fans during Tuesday's UConn Coaches' Road Show in Mystic. (Photo by Gavin Keefe/The Day)

Dan Hurley is in the early stages of Year Two of his rebuilding job in Storrs.

UConn men's basketball team officially adds Cole

UConn received a signed athletics aid agreement from student-athlete RJ Cole, who will transfer to the university and join the men’s basketball program with two seasons of eligibility remaining.


East Lyme's Malcom earns D3baseball.com honors

East Lyme’s Matt Malcom, a freshman catcher at Eastern Connecticut State, was named the D3baseball.com New England Rookie of the Year and selected to its All-New England Region second team.

Springfield edges Coast Guard 12-10 to win NEWMAC men's lacrosse title

Coast Guard's Colin Cashin gets the ball and charges down field after winning the face-off against Springfield's Joseph Cameron during the fourth quarter of Saturday's NEWMAC men's lacrosse tournament championship game at Cadet Memorial Field. The top-seeded Bears lost 12-10. (Tim Cook/The Day)

It wasn't the postgame speech Coast Guard Academy men's lacrosse coach Ray LaForte had imagined, with his team on the cusp of going to the program's first NCAA Division III tournament.


Leonard scores 35, Raptors beat Bucks 105-99 for 3-2 lead

Kawhi Leonard of the Toronto Raptors shoots past Brook Lopez of the Milwaukee Bucks during the second half of Game 5 of the NBA Eastern Conference finals on Thursday at Milwaukee. The Raptors won 105-99 to take a 3-2 lead in the series. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

Kawhi Leonard scored 35 points and the Toronto Raptors beat the Milwaukee Bucks 105-99 on Thursday night to take a 3-2 lead in the Eastern Conference finals.

Bruins' Backes must face Blues buddies for Stanley Cup

In this March 21 file photo, David Backes of the Boston Bruins celebrates after scoring against the New Jersey Devils during the third period of a game in Newark, N.J. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

The former St. Louis captain will face his old team with the NHL title on the line, starting Monday night when the Blues and Bruins open the final in Boston.

Weber gets first win as starter, Red Sox beat Jays 8-2

Steve Pearce of the Boston Red Sox, center, celebrates with teammates in the dugout after hitting a two-run home run against the Toronto Blue Jays during the ninth inning of Thursday's game at Toronto. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP)

Weber pitched six impressive innings to earn his first career win as a starter, Steve Pearce homered and had three RBIs and the Red Sox beat the Toronto Blue Jays 8-2 on Thursday.

Yankees use bases-loaded walk to beat Orioles 6-5 for sweep

New York Yankees starting pitcher Masahiro Tanaka delivers a pitch during the first inning of Thursday's game against the Baltimore Orioles at Baltimore. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Torres and Sanchez fueled a ninth-inning uprising that featured a bases-loaded walk, and New York pulled out a 6-5 victory Thursday to complete a sweep of the Orioles, who found yet another way to lose.


Auto Racing

11 a.m., NBCSN — Indianapolis 500 Carb Day.

1 p.m., NBCSN — IndyCar IndyLights from Indianapolis.

2 p.m., NBCSN — Indianapolis 500 Carb Day.


11 a.m., YES — NCAA: Duke vs. Georgia Tech in Atlantic Coast Conference tournament from Durham, N.C.

2 p.m., MLB Network — MLB: Cincinnati Reds at Chicago Cubs.

6 p.m., theday.com — High school: East Lyme vs. Waterford in Eastern Connecticut Conference tournament final from Groton.

7 p.m., SNY, WCBS (880-AM) — MLB: Detroit Tigers at New York Mets.

8 p.m., NESN, WTIC (1080-AM), WEEI (103.7-FM) — MLB: Boston Red Sox at Houston Astros.

8 p.m., WCCT, WFAN (660-AM) — MLB: New York Yankees at Kansas City Royals.


5:30 a.m., Golf Channel — European PGA: Made in Denmark from Silkeborg.

1 p.m., Golf Channel — Champions: Senior PGA Championship from Rochester, N.Y.

4 p.m., Golf Channel — PGA: Charles Schwab Challenge from Fort Worth, Texas.


5 p.m., ESPNews — NCAA women: North Carolina vs. Boston College in Division I tournament semifinal from Baltimore.

7:30 p.m., ESPNews — NCAA women: Northwestern vs. Maryland in Division I tournament semifinal from Baltimore.


2:30 p.m., FS1 — FIFA U-20 World Cup: United States vs. Ukraine from Bielsko-Biala, Poland.


3 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA: Northwestern at Oklahoma in Division I Super Regional.

5 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA: Louisiana State at Minnesota in Division I Super Regional.

7 p.m., ESPN — NCAA: Oklahoma State at Florida State in Division I Super Regional.

7 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA: Tennessee at Florida in Division I Super Regional.

7 p.m., ESPNU — NCAA: Mississippi at Arizona in Division I Super Regional.

9 p.m., ESPN — NCAA: Texas at Alabama in Division I Super Regional.

9 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA: Kentucky at Washington in Division I Super Regional.

9 p.m., ESPNU — NCAA: UCLA at James Madison in Division I Super Regional.


6 a.m., Tennis Channel — ATP Geneva Open from Switzerland, ATP Lyon Open from France and WTA Strasbourg International from France.

4 p.m., Tennis Channel — NCAA National Championships from Orlando, Fla.