Waterford headed to Iowa for Babe Ruth 13 World Series


Waterford is headed to the Babe Ruth 13-year-old baseball World Series again, for the second time in three years, following a 10-3 win over Keene, N.H., in Thursday’s New England championship game.

Sun would like to keep their momentum following Olympic break

The Connecticut Sun are enjoying some well-deserved time off after playing their best basketball before the Olympic break.

Jimmy Walker opens with 65 at stifling PGA; Johnson stumbles

A stale year for Jimmy Walker comes to life at PGA, and a great year might get better for Henrik Stenson.

Red Sox throw one away for Angels

Hanley Ramirez's throwing error to the plate on Daniel Nava's bases-loaded grounder allowed two runs to score, and the Los Angeles Angels walked off with a stunning 2-1 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Thursday night

Garoppolo ready for new starring role with Patriots

Jimmy Garoppolo spent the first two years of his NFL career firmly in the background of the Tom Brady Show, a role as the understudy least likely to be used. Soon, he will be used.

PROFESSIONAL

Familia falters again in 2-1 loss to Rockies

The All-Star right-hander entered in the top of the ninth with a 1-0 lead and couldn't hold it.

Major League Baseball roundup

Chris Sale returned from his jersey-trashing suspension and threw six effective innings, but John Lackey outpitched him and Aroldis Chapman got the final four outs to save the Cubs' 3-1 victory over the White Sox in Chicago's rivalry series Thursday...

Re-signed Fitzpatrick welcomed back by happy Jets teammates

Ryan Fitzpatrick returned to the New York Jets, agreeing to a deal Wednesday night just minutes before the team meeting to kick off training camp. The newly re-signed quarterback was back on the field with his teammates Thursday.

Giants optimism is well founded with new coach and changes

After missing the playoffs the past four seasons, the New York Giants have a right to be optimistic.

COLUMNS

Pequot celebrates 50th anniversity of Nicklaus exhibition

Fifty years ago Saturday, one of golf's greatest legends walked the same fairways as the Pequot...

The Torre and Zimmer of Waterford, Laffey and Jones, get the kids back to the World Series

We’ve all heard them. Seen them. Youth sports horror stories. Festering rivalries.

BLOGS

OLYMPICS

Seimone Augustus proud of WNBA player activism

Augustus and her USA Basketball teammates spent time Monday in Los Angeles as part of Carmelo Anthony's town hall meeting with community leaders, police officers and teenagers.

LOCAL ROUNDUP

Black Wolves assistant coach Kelusky on NLL Hall of Fame ballot

New England Black Wolves assistant coach Tracey Kelusky was named Thursday as one of five finalists for the National Lacrosse League Hall of Fame.

Local roundup: Ryan Ramiz leads offensive explosion for Schooners

Ryan Ramiz (Seton Hall) had three of Mystic's 14 hits as the Schooners defeated the Keene Swamp Bats, 8-1, on Thursday in a New England Collegiate Baseball League game.

Waterford 13s come within a game of the World Series

Relief pitcher Connor Podeszwa escaped a bases-loaded jam in the fifth inning with the score tied and struck out the game’s last batter with the tying run at third base, giving Waterford a 7-6 win over Taunton, Mass. and a berth in...

COLLEGES

College football abandons plan to play most of its semifinals on Dec. 31

The College Football Playoff is moving the dates of future semifinals to ensure the games will be played either on a weekend or a holiday

Delany does not see Rose Bowl move to accommodate playoffs

Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany does not envision the Rose Bowl moving from its New Year's Day spot in order to accommodate the College Football Playoff semifinals.

Huskers punter Foltz is remembered for tenacity, good humor

Nebraska punter Sam Foltz, who died in a car accident over the weekend, is being remembered for his outgoing personality and athletic ability

CT SUN

WNBA president on rescinded fines: We needed to move forward

WNBA President Lisa Borders says she hopes that rescinding the fines the league imposed over black warmup shirts worn in solidarity for shooting victims will lead to a fresh start on social activism for the players and their union

WNBA roundup

Nneka Ogwumike had 24 points and 14 rebounds, Candace Parker added 18 points and six assists and the Los Angeles Sparks ended a two-game skid with a 95-75 win over the Washington Mystics on Friday night

ON THE AIR

Auto Racing

8 a.m., NBCSN — Formula One German Grand Prix practice from Hockenheim, Germany.

11 a.m., NBCSN — NASCAR Sprint Cup Pennsylvania 400 practice from Long Pond, Pa.

12:30 a.m., FS1 — NASCAR Truck Pocono Mountains 150 practice from Long Pond, Pa.

2 p.m., NBCSN — IndyCar 200 at Mid-Ohio practice from Lexington, Ohio.

3 p.m., FS1 — NASCAR Truck Pocono Mountains 150 final practice from Long Pond, Pa.

4 p.m., NBCSN — NASCAR Sprint Cup Pennsylvania 400 qualifying from Long Pond.

4:30 p.m., FS1 — ARCA ModSpace 150 from Long Pond, Pa.

5:30 p.m., NBCSN — NASCAR Xfinity U.S. Cellular 250 practice from Newton, Iowa. (taped today)

7 p.m., NBCSN — NASCAR Xfinity U.S. Cellular 250 final practice from Newton, Iowa.

7:30 p.m., FS1 — NHRA Toyoya Nationals qualifying from Sonoma, Calif. (taped today)

Baseball

2 p.m., MLB Network — MLB: Seattle Mariners at Chicago Cubs.

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

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

7 p.m., WICH (1310-AM) — NYP: Tri-City ValleyCats at Connecticut Tigers.

8 p.m., MLB Network — MLB: Kansas City Royals at Texas Rangers. 

10 p.m., NESN, WTIC (1080-AM), WEEI (103.7-FM) — MLB: Boston Red Sox at Los Angeles Angels.

Basketball

7 p.m., NBA TV — Women's exhibition: United States vs. Canada from Bridgeport.

9 p.m., NBA TV — Men's exhibition: United States vs. Venezuela from Chicago.

Boxing

9 p.m., Spike — Adonis Stevenson vs. Thomas Williams in a light heavyweight bout from Quebec City.

Football

10 p.m., ESPN2 — CFL: British Columbia Lions at Calgary Stampeders.

Golf

4:30 a.m., Golf Channel — Women's British Open from Milton Keynes, England.

1 p.m., TNT — PGA Championship from Springfield, N.J.

5 p.m., Golf Channel — European PGA: Kings Cup from Pattaya, Thailand. (taped today) 

Tennis

11 a.m., Tennis Channel — Rogers Cup from Montreal and Toronto.

12:30 p.m., ESPN2 — ATP: Rogers Cup from Toronto.

6:30 p.m., ESPN2 — ATP: Rogers Cup from Toronto.

Track & Field

10 p.m., ESPN — Summer Series Championship from Eugene, Ore.