U.S. beats Germany 2-0 and advances to Women's World Cup final


Lloyd, O'Hara score US beats Germany 2-0 for a place in the Women's World Cup final

Fever end Sun's win streak at seven

Connecticut Sun center Kelsey Bone made a costly flagrant foul late in Tuesday's game as it had its seven-game winning streak snapped by the Indiana Fever, 92-84.

Homers by Ortiz, Bradley lift Sox past Jays 4-3

Ortiz and Bradley hit home runs, Red Sox beat Blue Jays 4-3 for 3rd straight win

Local roundup: Tigers make it three straight by sweeping ValleyCats

Norwich — Right fielder Joey Havrilak threw out the tying run at the plate to end the game and the Connecticut Tigers won their third straight, completing a series sweep over the Tri-City ValleyCats with a 2-1 victory Tuesday night at Dodd...

Mets' four-game streak ended in 1-0 loss to Cubs

Hendricks and 3 relievers shut down slumping Mets; Szczur has RBI double in Cubs' 1-0 win

PROFESSIONAL

Major League Baseball roundup

Dallas Keuchel allowed seven hits in eight innings to lead the Houston Astros a 4-0 win over the Kansas City Royals on Tuesday night

WNBA roundup

Tina Charles had a season-high 26 points, 11 rebounds and five assists, and Candice Wiggins hit all five of her 3-pointers, to lead the New York Liberty to an 89-81 win over the Chicago Sky on Tuesday night.

Golf halfway through year: Turnover at warp speed

The No. 1 player in golf already has three wins in 2015, including a World Golf Championship, and he has finished in the top 10 at both majors. Halfway through the year, however, Rory McIlroy is playing second fiddle.

Celtics' Stevens finally gets shot to coach NCAA hero Hunter

Boston Celtics coach Brad Stevens knew all about R.J. Hunter long before he hit one of the biggest shots of last season's NCAA Tournament.

LOCAL ROUNDUP

Speedbowl to host special holiday weekend of racing

The New London-Waterford Speedbowl will hold a special NASCAR two-day racing card for the Fourth of July holiday featuring six divisions of racing and a two-for-one admission on Saturday with a stunt show and other activities on Sunday.

Local roundup: Tigers beat ValleyCats for second straight win

Chase Edwards scattered three hits over 6.2 strong innings as the Connecticut Tigers won their second straight game with a 7-1 victory over the Tri-City ValleyCats in a New York-Penn League game at Dodd Stadium on Monday night.

CT SUN

Newcomer Jasmine Thomas has been crucial to Sun's early success

The Connecticut Sun have benefited from the addition of point guard Jasmine Thomas this season because of her defensive skills and calming influence to a young team.

Sun make it seven straight with overtime victory over Sparks

Alex Bentley had 18 points and four steals and Camille Little added 13 points, six rebounds and three steals as the Connecticut Sun won their seventh straight game on Friday night with an 80-76 overtime victory over the Los Angeles Sparks before...

HIGH SCHOOL

A pair of Whalers star in Super 100 All-Star Classic football game

New London's Troy Gray and Jelani Lucas both scored touchdowns as Team Nutmeg clubbed Team Constitution, 44-22, at Saturday's Super 100 All-Star Classic at Rentschler Field.

ON THE AIR

Baseball

1 p.m., NESN, WTIC (1080-AM), WEEI (103.7-FM) — MLB: Boston Red Sox at Toronto Blue Jays.

7 p.m., YES, ESPN, WFAN (660-AM) — MLB: New York Yankees at Los Angeles Angels.

7 p.m., SNY, WOR (710) — MLB: Chicago Cubs at New York Mets.

7 p.m., WICH (1310-AM) — NYP: Lowell Spinners at Connecticut Tigers.

Golf

2 p.m., Golf Channel — PGA of America Professional National Championship from Flourtown, Pa.

4:30 a.m. (Thursday), Golf Channel — European PGA: French Open from Paris.

Soccer

7 p.m., FS1 — FIFA Women's World Cup: Japan vs. England in a semifinal from Edmonton, Alberta.

9:30 p.m., ESPN2 — Men's exhibition: Mexico vs. Honduras from Houston.

Tennis

7 a.m., ESPN — Wimbledon from London.