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East Lyme wins a marathon with 15-inning baseball victory Fitch

East Lyme scores four runs in the 15th inning to outlast Fitch 8-4 in an ECC Division I baseball game on Tuesday in Groton.

Sefransky paces Fitch to girls' lacrosse win over Stonington

Rita Sefransky dominated the draw and had five goals and five assists as Fitch downed Stonington 18-7 in an Eastern Connecticut Conference Division I girls' lacrosse game.

H.S. lacrosse: Jordan's five goals lift Fitch boys over Woodstock

Devyn Jordan scored five times for the Fitch High School boys' lacrosse team Tuesday in a 12-9 win over Woodstock Academy in Division I of the Eastern Connecticut Conference.

H.S. baseball: Vasseur pitches Bacon to 3-0 win over NFA

Colton Vasseur pitched a complete game with 10 strikeouts and one walk, striking out three of the final four batters, to lift the Bacon Academy baseball team to a 3-0 win Tuesday over Norwich Free Academy at Dodd Stadium.

Burrows throws another no-hitter as Waterford softball tops Woodstock

Maddie Burrows calls it an "almost perfect season" and not for the reason that might be obvious when you're talking about high school softball.


Morgan Valley returning to UConn women's program as assistant coach

In this 2016 Day File Photo, University of Washington women´s basketball assistant coach Morgan Valley listens to head coach Mike Neighbors, not pictured, huddles the team during a timeout against Syracuse in NCAA Final Four semi-final action Sunday, April 3, 2016 at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis. Valley, who has been head women's basketball coach at the University of Hartford for the last two years, will join Geno Auriemma's staff at UConn as an assistant.  (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

Morgan Valley, head coach at the University of Hartford, is leaving that job to become an assistant coach with the UConn women's basketball program.

Kevin Freeman leaves UConn coaching staff

In this Feb. 16, 2013, file photo, UConn assistant coaches Kevin Freeman, right, and Ricky Moore look on with Ryan Boatright during a game against Villanova in Hartford. (Fred Beckham/AP Photo)

Kevin Freeman is leaving the UConn basketball program after spending one season as an assistant coach at his alma mater but will remain at the university in another role.

UConn's Polley announces plans to return for fifth season

UConn senior Tyler Polley announced Wednesday he plans to return for a fifth season of eligibility, although he will keep his name in the upcoming NBA Draft to receive feedback. The NCAA is allowing players a one-time option to play an extra year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

Tyler Polley, UConn's top scorer off the bench last season, plans to return next season.


On College Football: Who would make 15-team super league?

Iowa State running back Breece Hall (28) is hit by Oregon safety Verone McKinley III during the first half of the Fiesta Bowl on Jan. 2 in Glendale, Ariz. Who would make a college football Super League? Think big-brand schools with large fanbases and a history of success — such as Oregon. (Ross D. Franklin/AP Photo)

What if college football’s most powerful teams, the biggest of the big boys, tried to do what is happening now in European soccer, where a dozen of the wealthiest and most successful clubs are in the process of forming a 15-team Super League

Family affair: Jimmy Boeheim to play for his dad at Syracuse

Syracuse head coach Jim Boeheim, left, congratulates his son, Cornell's Jimmy Boeheim, at the end of a 2017 game in Syracuse, N.Y. Jimmy Boeheim is transferring to Syracuse to play for his father and with his younger brother after three seasons at Cornell. Coach Jim Boeheim's oldest son made the announcement Friday on Instagram. (Nick Lisi/AP File Photo)

Jimmy Boeheim is transferring to Syracuse to play for his father and with his younger brother after three seasons at Cornell

College sports already adapting to new NCAA transfer rules

Nebraska wide receiver Wan'Dale Robinson is chased down by Purdue defensive tackle Anthony Watts during a Nov. 2, 2019 game in West Lafayette, Ind. (Michael Conroy/AP Photo)

The NCAA has officially approved a plan that will allow all college athletes to transfer one time as an undergraduate without having to sit out a season



12:30 p.m., MLB Network — MLB: Arizona Diamondbacks at Cincinnati Reds.

6 p.m., YES, WFAN (660-AM) — MLB: New York Yankees at Cleveland Indians.

7 p.m., NESN, WEEI (103.7-FM) — MLB: Seattle Mariners at Boston Red Sox.

7:30 p.m., SNY, WCBS (880-AM) — MLB: New York Mets at Chicago Cubs.

8 p.m., ESPNU — NCAA: Louisiana State at Mississippi.

10 p.m., MLB Network — MLB: San Diego Padres at Los Angeles Dodgers.


7 p.m., NBCSB — NBA: Phoenix Suns at Boston Celtics.

7 p.m., TNT — NBA: Philadelphia 76ers at Milwaukee Bucks.

9:30 p.m., TNT — NBA: Los Angeles Lakers at Dallas Mavericks.


9 p.m., NBCSN — Jelena Mrdjenovich vs. Erika Cruz in a featherweight bout from West Point, N.Y.


9 a.m., Golf Channel — European PGA: Lopesan Open from Gran Canaria, Spain.

3:30 p.m., Golf Channel — PGA: Zurich Classic from Avondale, La.

6:30 p.m., Golf Channel — LPGA: LA Open from Los Angeles.


7 p.m., MSG — NHL: Philadelphia Flyers at New York Rangers.

7 p.m., NESN Plus — NHL: Boston Bruins at Buffalo Sabres.

7 p.m., MSG Plus — NHL: Washington Capitals at New York Islanders.

Horse Racing

1 p.m., FS2 — Live racing from New York.


6 p.m., ESPNU — NCAA women: Boston College at Syracuse.


5:30 a.m., FS2 — NRL: Newcastle Knights at Penrith Panthers.


3 p.m., NBCSN — Premier League: West Bromwich Albion at Leicester City.


6 a.m., Tennis Channel — ATP Barcelona Open from Spain; WTA Porsche Grand Prix from Stuttgart, Germany; ATP Serbia Open from Belgrade; WTA BNP Paribas Championship from Istanbul, Turkey.


7 p.m., ESPN — NCAA women: Washington vs. Kentucky in Division I tournament semifinal from Omaha, Neb.

9 p.m., ESPN — NCAA women: Texas vs. Wisconsin in Division I tournament semifinal from Omaha, Neb.


Local roundup: Montville boys beat St. Bernard/Wheeler for first lacrosse win

Ayden Frechette scored six goals as Montville outlasted St. Bernard/Wheeler 16-10 in an Eastern Connecticut Conference Division II boys' lacrosse game on Wednesday.

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A weekly look at our local colleges and former local athletes who have continued their careers at schools outside the region.


Reed pulls plug on NFL career marked by tantalizing talent and endless injuries

Washington tight end Jordan Reed lost lost helmet and suffered a concussion on this hit by Atlanta strong safety Keanu Neal in the third exhibition game of the 2019 preseason. The ex-New London High great missed the entire 2019 regular season, but after spending the 2020 season with the San Francisco 49ers, Reed announced his retirement on Tuesday. (Washington Post photo by Jonathan Newton)

In walking away from the sport at age 30, Jordan Reed cited the "lingering effects" of his brain injuries.

Knicks beat Hawks 122-119, win streak at NBA-best eight games

Knicks forward Julius Randle drives against Atlanta forward John Collins during the third quarter of Wednesday's game at Madison Square Garden. The Knicks won in overtime, 137-127. (Wendell Cruz/Pool Photo via AP)

Julius Randle had 40 points and 10 rebounds to lead the New York Knicks to a 137-127 overtime victory over the Atlanta Hawks

Raptors ride strong third quarter to 114-103 win over Nets

Toronto's Kyle Lowry passes around Brooklyn's Jeff Green during the second half of Wednesday's game in Tampa, Fla. Toronto won, 114-103. (Mike Carlson/AP Photo)

Pascal Siakam had 27 points and nine rebounds, OG Anunoby scored 25 points and the Toronto Raptors ran away from the Brooklyn Nets in the third quarter, winning their fourth straight game 114-103