Catchings lifts Fever past Sun in OT


Tamika Catchings made a step-back jumper with 6.5 seconds left in overtime to give the Indiana Fever a 75-73 win over the Connecticut Sun on Tuesday night.

Yankees use 11-run inning in 21-5 comeback win at Texas

11-run 2nd inning and Young grand slam lead Yankees to 21-5 comeback victory at Texas

Brady's future actions could place Patriots in limbo

ON FOOTBALL: Brady's future actions could lead to Patriots limbo

Pawcatuck-Westerly advances to Junior softball New England championship series

Pawcatuck-Westerly remained alive in the East Regional Junior League 13-14-year-old softball tournament Tuesday morning with an 11-1 elimination round victory over Fairfield.

Rainaud battles heat, stiff competition to remain in the hunt

Adam Rainaud was one of the last golfers to complete his round on Tuesday at the 81st Connecticut Open Championship.

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White Sox beat Red Sox 9-4

Jose Abreu and Geovany Soto homered and drove in three runs apiece and Jeff Samardzija pitched eight strong innings for the Chicago White Sox in a 9-4 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Tuesday night.

Mets' Syndergaard overpowers Padres 4-0

Noah Syndergaard retired his first 18 batters in the rookie's latest overpowering performance, and the New York Mets got two-run homers from Lucas Duda and Curtis Granderson to beat the San Diego Padres 4-0 Tuesday night.

Major League Baseball roundup

Jose Altuve had a career-high five RBIs to lead the Houston Astros to a 10-5 victory over the Los Angeles on Tuesday night in a game between the top teams in the American League West.

Mets reliever Mejia banned for year for positive drug test

Just back from an 80-game drug suspension, New York Mets reliever Jenrry Mejia was banned for an additional 162 games Tuesday by Major League Baseball following a second positive test for performance-enhancing substances.

COLUMNS

Sun still lack that finishing touch

The Connecticut Sun will play meaningful home games for the rest of the summer. They've given us a...

Scott settles into his new golf home at Pequot

There's a new face behind the pro shop counter and in charge of the golf at Pequot Golf Club in...

BLOGS

SOCCER

Ex-World Cup winners Spain, Italy to play in 2018 qualifying

Relief for Germany. Apprehension for Spain, Italy, France, and the Netherlands. And England resuming international football's oldest rivalry with Scotland.

LOCAL ROUNDUP

Local roundup: Rainaud among contenders at Connecticut Open

Black Hall assistant pro Adam Rainaud fired a 4-under 67 at The Patterson Club in Fairfield, leaving him two shots behind co-leaders John Flaherty and Corey Birch, two UConn golf teammates, at the Connecticut Open.

Long's pitch working wonders with Schooners staff

Dennis Long, one of the archects of the Mystic Schooners, is enjoying his second season in uniform as the Schooners' pitching coach.

COLLEGES

Sherri Coale headlines Women's Basketball Hall class of 2016

Oklahoma's Sherri Coale to enter women's basketball hall in 2016

Potential SEC contenders relying on players back from injury

Potential SEC contenders Ole Miss, Alabama, Auburn relying heavily on players back from injury

CT SUN

Positive experience in Italy has worked wonders for Sun's Pedersen

Kayla Pedersen’s confidence and play have improved in her third season with the Connecticut Sun, who begin the post-WNBA All-Star break at home Tueday night at 7 against the Indiana Fever.

Moore leads West past East 117-112 in WNBA All-Star Game

Maya Moore of the Minnesota Lynx made a go-ahead 3-pointer with over a minute left in the game and finished with a record 30 points to earn MVP honors as the West beat the East on Saturday, 117-112, at the WNBA All-Star Game at Mohegan Sun Arena.

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Baseball

11 a.m., WICH (1310-AM) — NYP: Mahoning Valley Scrappers at Connecticut Tigers.

2 p.m., MLB Network — MLB: Colorado Rockies at Chicago Cubs.

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

7 p.m., SNY, WOR (710-AM) — MLB: San Diego Padres at New York Mets.

8 p.m., YES, WFAN (660-AM) — MLB: New York Yankees at Texas Rangers.

8 p.m., ESPN — MLB: Los Angeles Angels at Houston Astros.

Special Olympics

7 p.m., ESPN — World Games from Los Angeles.

Soccer

9 p.m., FS1 — MLS All-Star Game from Commerce City, Colo.