Red Sox inch closer to AL East title by winning in 10


Dustin Pedroia used nifty baserunning to score from first base on David Ortiz's double in the 10th inning and the AL East-leading Boston Red Sox beat the Tampa Bay Rays 3-2 on Sunday for their 11th consecutive win

Mets rout Phillies 17-0 in home finale

Asdrubal Cabrera hit a grand slam, Jose Reyes had four RBIs with a two-run double and a pair of bases-loaded walks and the New York Mets overwhelmed the Phillies 17-0 Sunday in the largest shutout victory in team history to maintain the NL wild-card...

Redskins hand error-prone Giants first loss 29-27

All the Washington Redskins needed to avoid the dreaded 0-3 start was couple of fourth-quarter interceptions by backups and five field goals from a guy who never made that many in a game

Marlins ace Jose Fernandez dies in boating accident

Miami Marlins ace Jose Fernandez has been killed in a boating accident

Local roundup: No. 22 Conn now 7-0 in women's soccer

Connecticut College scored a pair of first-half goals and cruised to a 3-0 victory over Colby College in a New England Small College Athletic Conference women's soccer match on Sunday.

PROFESSIONAL

Major League Baseball roundup

The Los Angeles Dodgers clinched their fourth straight NL West title, winning the crown in Vin Scully's final home game when Charlie Culberson homered with two outs in the 10th inning to beat the Colorado Rockies 4-3 Sunday.

NFL roundup

Trevor Siemian threw a career-high four touchdown passes in his first road start and was nearly perfect under fourth-quarter pressure on Sunday, rallying the Denver Broncos to a 29-17 victory over the Cincinnati Bengals.

McIlroy wins Tour Championship on fourth playoff hole

Rory McIlroy holed two shots on the 16th hole at East Lake that made him a most unlikely FedEx Cup champion on Sunday.

Harvick advances to second round with win at Loudon

Kevin Harvick won Sunday at New Hampshire to earn a spot in the second round of the NASCAR Sprint Cup playoffs, pulling away off a restart a year after a late loss at the track.

LOCAL ROUNDUP

Black Wolves look to add to already successful roster in NLL Entry Draft

The New England Black Wolves will look to bolster their roster at the 2016 National Lacrosse League Entry Draft beginning at 7 p.m. Monday at the Toronto Rock Athletic Centre in Oakville, Ontario.

Salve Regina overpowers Coast Guard 48-10

Salve Regina scored on five of its first six possessions and led by 41 points at halftime, en route to a 48-10 victory over the Coast Guard Academy in the New England Football Conference opener for both teams Saturday.

Local colleges: Kelleher helps Conn women remain perfect

Caroline Kelleher scored all three goals as the unbeaten Connecticut College women's soccer team beat Hamilton 3-0 in a New England Small College Athletic Conference game on Saturday.

UCONN

Syracuse uses late 99-yard TD drive to put away UConn 31-24

Amba Etta-Tawo caught 12 passes for a school-record 270 yards and two touchdowns and Syracuse beat UConn 31-24 on Saturday

UConn looking to increase offensive production against Syracuse

The UConn football team is hoping to increase its offensive production and comfort zone starting with Saturday's nonconference game against former Big East foe Syracuse. Kickoff is 1 p.m. at Rentschler Field.

UConn invited to compete in prestigious Phil Knight Invitational

The UConn men's basketball team will be part of an elite 16-team field playing in the 2017 Phil Knight Invitational in Portland, Ore.

COLLEGES

No. 8 Wisconsin moves up in AP poll, LSU moves out of poll

Wisconsin moved up to No. 8 in The Associated Press college football poll and LSU became the second preseason top-10 team to drop out of the rankings in the first month of the season

LSU fires Miles, Cameron, promotes Orgeron

LSU has fired head football coach Les Miles and offensive coordinator Cam Cameron and promoted defensive line coach Ed Orgeron to interim head coach

Stanford rallies for late win on end-zone fade at UCLA

The fade route in the end zone sometimes isn't a popular play call, but No. 7 Stanford made it work in its 22-13 comeback win at UCLA

CT SUN

Ogwumike sisters, Stewart earn top WNBA honors from AP

Nneka Ogwumike has had a remarkable season for Los Angeles, putting up career numbers

Sun end WNBA season with impressive win over Mystics

Rookie Jonquel Jones scored a career-high 21 points and three players recorded double-doubles as Connecticut ended its 2016 WNBA season with an impressive 87-78 victory over the Washington Mystics.

HIGH SCHOOL

H.S. roundup: Cheney Tech pulls away from Thames River

Cheney Tech came out and dominated the second half to pull away for a 42-18 victory over the Thames River Crusaders in a Constitution State Conference football game on Saturday at East Lyme High School.

New London routs Killingly to remain unbeaten

Melquann Gomez threw four touchdowns as New London thumped Killingly on Friday night, 41-7, to improve to 3-0, one more win than it had last season.

Waterford off to 2-0 start after beating Montville 21-12

They ran off the field Friday night hollering their record. Fancy that. At Waterford High School. The football players. Not always bearers of the school's most successful sport. But now it is 2016 and the Lancers are proud to tell anyone listening...

ON THE AIR

Baseball

7 p.m., YES, WFAN (660-AM), WXLM (980-AM) — MLB: New York Yankees at Toronto Blue Jays.

7 p.m., SNY, WOR (710-AM) — MLB: New York Mets at Miami Marlins.

Football

8:30 p.m., ESPN, WCBS (880-AM) — NFL: Atlanta Falcons at New Orleans Saints.

Hockey

7 p.m., NESN — NHL preseason: Columbus Blue Jackets at Boston Bruins.

Soccer

2:55 p.m., NBCSN — Premier League: Watford at Burnley.