Holt's error in ninth allows Indians to beat Red Sox 5-4

Cleveland's Brandon Guyer, right, is mobbed by his teammates after scoring the winning run in the bottom of the ninth inning to rally the Indians to a 5-4 win over the Boston Red Sox on Monday night. (AP Photo/Phil Long)

Brandon Guyer scored when first baseman Brock Holt threw away Roberto Perez's bunt in the 10th inning, lifting the Cleveland Indians over the Boston Red Sox 5-4 in a matchup of first-place teams

Giants' Beckham injures left leg during 10-6 loss to Browns

Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. (13) is tackled by Cleveland's Briean Boddy-Calhoun during the first half of Monday night's NFL preseason game in Cleveland. Beckham suffered a leg injury on the play and did not return. (AP Photo/David Richard)

New York Giants receiver Odell Beckham Jr. departs preseason game with left leg injury

Sports teams, fans find creative ways to see eclipse

Mexican players put on solar eclipse glasses for a television spot just before Monday's Little League World Series game against Asia-Pacific at Volunteer Stadium in South Williamsport, Pa.. (Mark Pynes/PennLive.com via AP)

Baseball fans in more than half a dozen cities will catch the solar eclipse at the ballpark as teams look to cash in with game-day viewing parties

Alabama starts atop AP poll for 2nd straight year

Coach Nick Saban and the Alabama Crimson tied are ranked No. 1 in the Associated Press preseason Top 25 media poll for the second straight year. (AP Photo/John Bazemore, File)

Alabama is No. 1 in The Associated Press preseason college football poll for the second straight season and third time in five years

AP source: NFL, Goodell working on 5-year contract extension

The NFL is working on a five-year contract extension with commissioner Roger Goodell, a person with knowledge of the negotiations told The Associated Press on Monday. The extension would run through the 2024 season. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)

Person with knowledge of negotiations tells AP: NFL, Goodell working on 5-year extension

LOCAL ROUNDUP

Local roundup: Vermont routs Tigers 9-3

Aaron Arruda homered and had two hits, and Jean Ruiz threw six scoreless innings as the Vermont Lake Monsters beat the Connecticut Tigers 9-3 on Monday in the New York-Penn League.

Tigers fall to Lake Monsters in 13

Jesus Lage hit a walk-off single with one out in the 13th inning, as the Vermont Lake Monsters defeated the Connecticut Tigers 6-5 on Sunday.

Oakdale's LaBranche finishes third leg in Grand Slam of Ultrarunning

Steve LaBranche of Oakdale finished the Leadville Trail 100 Sunday morning, nicknamed “The Race Across The Sky,” in 28 hours, 13 minutes, 22 seconds, giving him the first three legs of the Grand Slam of Ultrarunning.

COLUMNS

Gov. Malloy's blackmail is criminal ... how about we fight back?

There are no words. None. Zero. No words that accurately portray the latest missive from the...

Sisk joins her mother on the list of Shennecossett club championship winners

A wave of emotion hit Dawn Sisk when she spotted her parents near the end of the Shennecossett Golf...

BLOGS

ON THE AIR

Baseball

11 a.m., ESPN — LLWS: Sioux Falls (S.D.) vs. Sydney (Australia) from Williamsport, Pa.

3 p.m., ESPN — LLWS: Tampaulipas (Mexico) vs. Maracaibo (Venezuela) from Williamsport, Pa.

6 p.m., WICH (1310-AM) — NYP: Tri-City ValleyCats at Connecticut Tigers in a doubleheader.

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

7 p.m., NESN, WTIC (1080-AM), WEEI (103.7-FM) — MLB: Boston Red Sox at Cleveland Indians.

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

7:30 p.m., ESPN — LLWS: Jackson (N.J.) vs. Fairfield from Williamsport, Pa.

10 p.m., ESPN — MLB: Texas Rangers at Los Angeles Angels.

Basketball

8 p.m., NBA TV — WNBA: Phoenix Mercury at Minnesota Lynx.

10:30 p.m., NBA TV — WNBA: San Antonio Stars at Los Angeles Sparks.

Boxing

9 p.m., FS1 — Juan Carlos Payano vs. Alexis Santiago in a bantamweight bout from Las Vegas.

Rugby

1 a.m. (Wednesday), NBCSN — Women's World Cup: United States vs. New Zealand in a semifinal from Dublin. (taped today)

Soccer

2:30 p.m., FS1 — Champions League playoffs: Napoil at Nice.

PROFESSIONAL

Bowles will announce Jets' starting QB next Monday

Jets quarterback Christian Hackenberg gets off a pass during the first half of Saturday's NFL exhibition game against the Detroit Lions. Jets coach Todd Bowles said Monday that he will announce the Jets' starting QB next Monday following an exhibition game against the Giants. (AP Photo/Jose Juarez)

Todd Bowles will declare the winner of the New York Jets' quarterback competition next Monday.

Red Sox beat Yankees 5-1, move 5 up in A.L. East

Jackie Bradley Jr. of the Red Sox watches the flight of his two-run triple in the second inning of Sunday's game against the Yankees at Boston. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

Jackie Bradley Jr. tripled in two runs and singled in another, and Rick Porcello pitched six innings of a combined three-hitter to help the AL East-leading Red Sox beat New York 5-1 on Sunday and extend their lead over the Yankees to five games.

WNBA roundup

Tina Charles scored 19 points, Epiphanny Prince added 15 and the New York Liberty beat the short-handed Minnesota Lynx 70-61 on Sunday to clinch a playoff spot.

Brady has TD in preseason debut as Pats fall to Texans 27-23

Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) throws a pass in the first half of Saturday's NFL preseason game against the Texans at Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith)

Tom Brady threw a touchdown pass in his first game since winning the Super Bowl on the same field and the New England Patriots fell to the Houston Texans 27-23 in a preseason game on Saturday night.

CT SUN

Sun pull away and beat Mercury 94-66

Jonquel Jones (35) and Alyssa Thomas (25) of the Connecticut Sun grab a defensive rebound against Emma Cannon (10) of the Phoenix Mercury during a WNBA game on Sunday at Mohegan Sun Arena.  (Dana Jensen/The Day)

The Connecticut Sun forced six turnovers to start the second half of Sunday's game against the Phoenix Mercury to rip the game open. The Sun won, 94-66, and clinched at least one home playoff game.

Sun have a need for speed

Shekinna Stricklen of the Connecticut Sun, left, leads a breakaway past Monique Currie of the Phoenix Sun during a game Aug. 4 at Mohegan Sun Arena. Entering Saturday's WNBA schedule, the Sun lead the league with an average of 86.9 points per game. (Sarah Gordon/The Day)

Tempo is a big part of Curt Miller's offensive system and a perfect fit for the Connecticut Sun. They've become one of the WNBA's most exciting teams and lead the league in scoring.