Fitch's Amar receives Red Sox Service Scholarship

Nalissa Amar, a 2016 graduate of Fitch High School and member of the Falcons' state championship softball team, received one of 22 Connecticut Red Sox Service Scholarships presented to graduating seniors from Connecticut public high schools this...

Pagan enjoyed her time with Puerto Rican U18 basketball team

New London's India Pagan endured day-long travel and temperatures in the thirties playing for Puerto Rico at this month's 2016 FIBA U18 Americas Championships in Chile. It was totally worth it.

The Day's All-Area Baseball Player of the Year: East Lyme's Matt Spang

East Lyme High School senior Matt Spang led the Vikings' charge to their second straight Class L championship game by giving his heart and soul.

The Day's All-Area Softball Player of the Year: Fitch's Caroline Taber

Fitch High School's Caroline Taber, the two-time Gatorade Connecticut Softball Player of the Year, is The Day's All-Area Player of the Year for the third straight season.

The Day's All-Area Boys' Lacrosse Player of the Year: Old Lyme's Henry Hunt

Old Lyme High School senior Henry Hunt was named The Day's 2016 All-Area Boys' Lacrosse Player of the Year, earning that distinction for the second straight season. He left as the program's all-time leading point scorer.

COLUMNS

Dr. I is ready for his tee time

Idle Thoughts, while waiting for the next episode of “Casey and the Sports Doctor,”...

Pequot celebrates 50th anniversity of Nicklaus exhibition

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

UCONN

UConn looks at Maui Invitational as potential springboard

Few things can make a group of college basketball coaches more giddy about the upcoming season then talking about playing in the Maui Invitational.

Highly-motivated Durham on the comeback trail for UConn

Whenever Juwan Durham feels in a funk during his long recovery from his second knee injury, he looks up motivational videos.

Marquee road games highlight UConn men's non-conference schedule

Looking to attend a marquee non-conference matchup involving UConn this upcoming season?

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

LOCAL ROUNDUP

Playoff-bound Schooners show no signs of letting up

This is the time of year when New England Collegiate Baseball League players fight fatigue and battle a growing desire to return home.

Local roundup: New London's Marceau, Niantic's Sheffield share Zone 6 MVP honors

Justin Marceau of New London and Niantic’s Hunter Sheffield were selected as the American Legion baseball Zone 6 co-Most Valuable Players.

Local roundup: Tigers snap their eight-game losing streak

The Connecticut Tigers snapped their eight-game losing streak with a 2-1 win over the Tri-City ValleyCats in a New York-Penn League baseball game on Friday night.

PROFESSIONAL

Storms interrupt PGA Championship at Baltusrol

Thunderstorms shut down the PGA Championship on Saturday before 10 players could even hit a shot, setting up what could be a long, wet and wild conclusion to the final major of the year — whenever it ends.

Major League Baseball roundup

J.A. Happ won his eighth straight decision, Devon Travis homered and the Toronto Blue Jays used a seven-run fifth inning to beat the Baltimore Orioles 9-1 Saturday and take sole possession of the AL East lead for the first time since early April

ON THE AIR

Auto Racing

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

9 a.m., FS1 — NASCAR Truck Pocono Mountains 150 qualifying from Long Pond, Pa.

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

1 p.m., FS1 — NASCAR Truck Pocono Mountains 150 from Long Pond, Pa.

2 p.m., Chs. 10, 30 — Global Rallycross from Washington, D.C.

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

4 p.m., NBCSN — NASCAR Xfinity U.S. Cellular 250 qualifying from Newton, Iowa.

8 p.m., NBCSN — NASCAR Xfinity U.S. Cellular 250 from Newton, Iowa.

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

Baseball

1 p.m., MLB Network — MLB: Baltimore Orioles at Toronto Blue Jays.

4 p.m., FS1 — MLB: Washington Nationals at San Francisco Giants.

6 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., FS1 — MLB: St. Louis Cardinals at Miami Marlins.

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

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

Basketball

5 p.m., ESPN — Amateur: The Basketball Tournament semifinals from New York.

Boxing

9 p.m., Showtime — Leo Santa Cruz vs. Carl Frampton in a featherweight bout and Mikey Garcia vs. Elio Rojas in a junior welterweight bout from New York.

Golf

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

11 a.m., Chs. 10, 30 — Women's British Open from Milton Keynes, England.

11 a.m., TNT — PGA Championship from Springfield, N.J.

1:30 p.m., Golf Channel — European PGA: Kings Cup from Pattaya, Thailand. (taped today)

2 p.m., Ch. 3 — PGA Championship from Springfield, N.J.

Soccer

1 p.m., ESPN — International Champions Cup: Celtic vs. Barcelona from Dublin, Ireland. 

3 p.m., ESPN — International Champions Cup: Real Madrid vs. Chelsea from Ann Arbor, Mich.

3 p.m., YES, WFAN (660-AM) — MLS: Colorado Rapids at New York City FC.

5 p.m., ESPNEWS — International Champions Cup: Internazionale vs. Bayern Munich from Charlotte, N.C.

10 p.m., ESPN2 — International Champions Cup: Liverpool vs. AC Milan from Santa Clara, Calif.

Midnight, ESPN — International Champions Cup: Paris Saint Germain vs. Leicester City from Carson Calif.     

Tennis

1 p.m., ESPN2 — WTA: Rogers Cup from Montreal.

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

6 p.m., ESPN2 — WTA: Rogers Cup from Montreal.

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