The Charlotte Hornets have agreed to a four-year, $48 million contract extension with point guard Kemba Walker, a person familiar with the deal said Tuesday night.
Connecticut cornerback Byron Jones will undergo surgery on his left shoulder and miss the remainder of the season.
Shane Carden threw for a season-high 445 yards, Breon Allen ran for two touchdowns and No. 18 East Carolina pulled away to beat Connecticut 31-21 on Thursday night.
UConn celebrated a bit more than usual during its annual First Night event Friday, which traditionally marks the start of the new college basketball season.
On Friday, the Huskies open the 2014-15 season as the 12th member of Hockey East, a conference that boasts eight national titles and storied programs such as Boston College, Maine and Notre Dame, which joined a year ago.
Mike White passed for 113 yards and a touchdown in the rain, leading South Florida to a 17-14 victory over Connecticut on Friday night.
UConn vs. South Florida Friday night, 6:30 p.m. pre-game, on WTIC NewsTalk 1080
Four controversial beer billboards along the highway in Hartford have been taken down.
Taysom Hill threw three touchdown passes and ran for two scores to help BYU beat UConn 35-10 on Friday night, spoiling Huskies coach Bob Diaco’s debut.
Maya Moore put up incredible numbers all season for Minnesota. Now she’s got her first WNBA MVP award.