CHICAGO (AP) — Kahleah Copper had 18 points and eight rebounds, Courtney Vandersloot added 12 points with 10 assists and four steals, and the Chicago Sky beat the Connecticut Sun 81-75 on Thursday night for their fourth straight win.

    NEW YORK (AP) — There were questions about the defending champion Seattle Storm's defense coming into the season with stalwarts Alysha Clark and Natasha Howard no longer on the roster.

    STORRS, Conn. (AP) — UConn men's basketball coach Dan Hurley is hopeful legislation passed this week in Connecticut that will allow college athletes to profit from the use of their names, images and likenesses will keep more players in school.

      DUXBURY, Mass. (AP) — An outside investigator has found that a Massachusetts high school football team that used antisemitic language during a game this season has been using similar language at practice for about a decade.

      Superstar Racing Experience was envisioned as a series for former greats who still had the skills and desire to compete and they would square off in identically prepared cars at six of America’s classic short tracks.

        AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Justin Guerrera capped the scoring with a three-run homer in the sixth and No. 3 seed Fairfield advanced to an NCAA regional final for the first time in program history with a 9-7 win over second-seeded Arizona State 9-7 in the Austin Regional on Sunday.

          SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Zach Heeke batted 3 for 5 and drove in four runs and Central Michigan pulled away with five runs in the bottom of the seventh inning to beat Connecticut 14-9 in the South Bend Regional in an elimination game.

          OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The NCAA baseball tournament, canceled last year because of the COVID-19 pandemic, opens Friday with play in 16 double-elimination regionals. Regional winners advance to best-of-three super regionals next week, and the final eight go to the College World Series in Omaha be…

            EAST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Matt Moore and Connor Shellenberger scored four goals apiece and goalie Alex Rode made a huge save in the final seconds, and Virginia held off previously unbeaten Maryland 17-16 Monday to win its second straight NCAA men's lacrosse championship.

            Boston Celtics (36-36, seventh in the Eastern Conference during the regular season) vs. Brooklyn Nets (48-24, second in the Eastern Conference during the regular season)