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 women sign 6-foot-1 guard from Poland

UConn women's basketball coach Geno Auriemma announced the signing of Ania Makurat on Wednesday.


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.

UConn men's basketball secures commitment from transfer

Guard RJ Cole, a transfer from Howard University, informed the UConn coaching staff of his decision to join the Huskies this fall. He announced his commitment on Instagram.

Ex-UConn basketball coach Kevin Ollie sues former assistant Glen Miller

FILE - In this Dec. 6, 2013, file photo, then-Connecticut head coach Kevin Ollie signals to his team as associate head coach Glen Miller looks on during the first half of Connecticut's 95-68 victory over Maine in an NCAA college basketball game, in Hartford, Conn. Former UConn basketball coach Kevin Ollie has filed a lawsuit against former assistant Glen Miller, contending Miller slandered him in comments to the NCAA. Miller told the governing body he had learned about an alleged $30,000 payment Ollie made to the mother of a recruit while at UConn. Ollie's lawsuit, filed Monday, April 29, 2019, in Connecticut Superior Court, says that accusation was false and damaged his reputation.  (AP Photo/Fred Beckham, File)

Ex-UConn basketball coach Kevin Ollie sues former assistant, citing slander in NCAA comments


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

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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.


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.


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.