STORRS, Conn. (AP) — UConn women's rowing coach Jen Sanford said she isn't looking for a villain to blame for the school's cost-cutting decision to eliminate her program.
The Ivy League on Wednesday became the first Division I conference to suspend all fall sports, including football, leaving open the possibility of moving some seasons to the spring if the coronavirus pandemic is better controlled by then.
The question was perplexing to Brooks Koepka, perhaps because it was missing specific context or because it takes a lot to make him worry. He was asked going into the RBC Heritage at Hilton Head if he felt any sense of urgency.
The promise of college tennis lured Abhimanyu Vannemreddy from his home in India to the United States, where he settled in at Winthrop in South Carolina.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A former UConn soccer player who lost her scholarship after giving the middle finger to a television camera has taken her case to a federal appeals court.
The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth has cut eight varsity athletic teams in an effort to better direct resources to remaning programs and align itself with other NCAA Division III schools, officials said.
NEW YORK (AP) — Renee Montgomery and Tiffany Hayes appreciated what former UConn teammate Maya Moore was doing when the All-Star forward stepped away from basketball two years ago to focus on criminal justice reform.
PAWTUCKET — By Friday night, fans would have been down to just 31 opportunities remaining to see the Pawtucket Red Sox at McCoy Stadium. Thanks to COVID-19, a sledgehammer was taken to a 2020 schedule that figured to run the emotional gamut.
NEW YORK (AP) — Sinkerballing reliever Jared Hughes and the New York Mets agreed Tuesday to a $700,000, one-year contract, a deal that amounts to $259,259 in prorated pay over the 60-game season.
Attorneys have filed a motion alleging that Brown University violated a 22-year-old agreement to provide gender equity in varsity sports in order to comply with federal Title IX law by recently eliminating several women's athletic teams.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The Travelers Championship is giving some of the money raised by last week's golf tournament in Connecticut to help create a program to train police in how to deal with teens and young adults, especially in Black and racially diverse communities.
BOSTON (AP) — The New England Patriots have reached an agreement with free-agent quarterback Cam Newton, bringing in the 2015 NFL Most Valuable Player to help the team move on from three-time MVP Tom Brady, a person with knowledge of the deal told The Associated Press.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Prosecutors charging New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft with twice buying sex from massage parlor prostitutes will attempt to save their case this week by arguing to an appeals court that his rights weren't violated when police secretly video-recorded him in…
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — AP source: Cam Newton has signed a one-year deal with the New England Patriots worth up to $7.5 million.
CROMWELL, Conn. (AP) — Dylan Frittelli became the fourth PGA Tour player to test positive for the coronavirus and had to withdraw from Rocket Mortgage Classic next week in Detroit.
CROMWELL, Conn. (AP) — Dustin Johnson won the Travelers Championship on Sunday to end a long drought and extend his career-long season victory streak to 13.
CROMWELL, Conn. (AP) — Brendon Todd and Dustin Johnson each shot career-low 61s at the Travelers Championship on Saturday, leaving Todd with a two-stroke lead over the 2016 U.S. Open champion.
CROMWELL, Conn. (AP) — Mackenzie Hughes shot a career-low 60 Thursday to take the first-round at the Travelers Championship as the PGA Tour tried to switch its focus back to golf amid growing concerns about the coronavirus.
Brooks Koepka and Webb Simpson were among five players who withdrew from the Travelers Championship, four of them out of a chain-reaction abundance of caution over the coronavirus that put the PGA Tour on notice.
Lawyers for a group of Brown University athletes whose sports have been targeted for elimination are accusing the Ivy League school of fraud for working secretly on a plan to cut the programs without telling the players their varsity careers were in jeopardy.
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — The University of Connecticut decided to eliminate four athletic teams as it deals with an expected budget deficit driven by issues related to the coronavirus pandemic.
Paul Casey was among three players from the top 25 in the world yet to play since the PGA Tour resumed competition amid the COVID-19 pandemic. He and Patrick Cantlay are playing the Travelers Championship, leaving Adam Scott as the only one still not back.
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — The Tennessee Lady Vols will host UConn on Jan. 21 in the second game of the Revival Series between the college basketball rivals.
CROMWELL, Conn. (AP) — Cameron Champ tested positive for the coronavirus on Tuesday when he arrived for the Travelers Championship, becoming the second PGA Tour player in five days to have a positive test.
UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Jonquel Jones, the star center for the Connecticut Sun, has decided not to play in the WNBA this season because of concerns about the coronavirus pandemic.
CROMWELL, Conn. (AP) — The tournament director for this week's Travelers Championship had an idea. How about filling the natural amphitheater around the 18th green at TPC River Highlands with giant video boards showing fans watching the event and cheering from home.
HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — Carlos Ortiz headed for dinner near the Harbour Town lighthouse and it felt like old times, which didn't necessarily mean good times.
HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — Five-time PGA Tour winner Nick Watney tested positive Friday for the coronavirus, the first player with a confirmed infection since golf resumed a full schedule last week.
LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) — The independent Atlantic League won’t be able to play this season because of the coronavirus pandemic, and its Sugar Land Skeeters will host a four-team circuit whose managers are to include Roger Clemens, Pete Incaviglia and Greg Swindell.
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — Members of UConn’s men’s basketball team returned to campus Friday as the school begins preparing to reopen after shutting down because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The New England Patriots are offering season ticket holders at an elevated risk of COVID-19 infection the chance to skip the 2020 season entirely and still hold onto their seats for the next year.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A federal judge has dismissed a sexual discrimination lawsuit against the University of Saint Joseph that accused Hall of Fame men's basketball coach Jim Calhoun of harassment.
PHOENIX (AP) — John Stuper remembers some of the first advice he got from veterans when he joined the St. Louis Cardinals as a rookie pitcher in 1982: Don't get too high or too low during Major League Baseball's grueling 162-game schedule or you'll go insane.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A group of Congressional Democrats is condemning a recent decision by the U.S. Department of Education that threatens to withhold federal funds over a Connecticut policy allowing transgender girls to compete against non-transgender girls in high school sports.
NEW YORK (AP) — The WNBA on Monday announced plans to play a reduced season, with a 22-game schedule that would begin in late July without fans in attendance because of the coronavirus pandemic.
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — Members of UConn's Board of Trustees heard from former athletes Friday as it considers eliminating several sports in budget cuts made necessary by losses suffered during the COVID-19 pandemic.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — NFL free agent Antonio Brown pleaded no contest Friday to charges related to a fight with a moving truck driver outside his South Florida home earlier this year.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont is not willing to lose federal education dollars over a state policy that allows transgender athletes to participate as girls in high school sports, he said Thursday.
As part of a $22 million, court-to-dome renovation, the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame replaced the static plaques honoring inductees with touch screens that display videos and career highlights. Another exhibit allows visitors to put their hands inside an impression of Kevin Dura…
PROVIDENCE — The newest member of the Providence College basketball program ranked third in the nation in offensive rebounding percentage (18.1%) this past season, according to KenPom.com.
Shortage of scenarios? When it comes to the still-to-be-determined status of high school spring sports, it’s best to plan and plan some more.
PROVIDENCE — The games have come to a screeching halt, though don’t think for a second that Bob Driscoll’s days are now wide open.
PROVIDENCE — When crunching the numbers that A.J. Reeves has compiled during his first two seasons in a Friars uniform, a few stone-cold truths stand out.