Hackett runs away from rest of Kelley Road Race field


From the start, Everett Hackett owned the field. He gradually stretched his lead, looking comfortable as he powered up the hills. Returning back down Pequot Avenue in New London, he had plenty of time to soak in the ocean views.

Monohan, Rocco among winners at the Speedbowl

Diego Monahan took the lead on lap three and never looked back en route to winning the 35-lap SK Modifieds race at the New London-Waterford Speedbowl on Saturday night.

Local roundup: Waterford wins 9-10 softball final opener

Anna Donahue had three hits and Abby Maynard drove in two runs as Waterford beat Westport 5-4 on Saturday in the Connecticut Little League (ages 9-10) softball finals.

Local roundup: Waterford advances to state Little League final

Waterford advanced to the championship round of the Connecticut Little League 11-12 year-old baseball tournament on Friday night with a wild 15-4 extra inning victory over Stamford North at Volunteer Field.

Pawcatuck/Westerly wins East Region crown

Alex Mitchell had two hits, a run and an RBI and Abigail Flakus had an RBI single and scored as Pawcatuck/Westerly beat Northfield (N.J.) on Thursday morning, 5-0, to win the Little League Junior Softball (13-14) Eastern Regional championship at the...

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Alex Mitchell had two hits, a run and an RBI and Abigail Flakus had an RBI single and scored as Pawcatuck/Westerly beat Northfield (N.J.) on Thursday morning, 5-0, to win the Little League East Junior League (13-14) championship at the Orange Little...

Local roundup: Waterford advances to 9-10 softball state final

Maddie Burrows pitched a one-hitter and went 3-for-3 as Waterford beat South Windsor 10-0 in the Connecticut Little League Section II softball (ages 9-10) title game on Thursday night.

Waterford comes out swinging in state Little League opener

Waterford played its first game Wednesday night in the Connecticut Little League "Final Four," a four-team double elimination tournament to determine the (ages 11-12) state champion. Fourteen hits later, Waterford defeated Norwich, 11-5.

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Former NFA standout hired as graduate assistant at Texas

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Sherri Coale headlines Women's Basketball Hall class of 2016

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Sun play at Fever Sunday night

The Connecticut Sun have the worst conference record in the East and need to start winning those games in order to make the playoffs. They play at the conference rival Indiana Fever Sunday at the Indiana Fever (Bankers Life Fieldhouse, 6 p.m.)

Stricklen rallies Sun past Storm 67-66

Reserves Shekinna Stricklen and Elizabeth Williams helped the Connecticut Sun edge the Seattle Storm on Friday night, 67-66.

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Mitchell, Yankees lose 8-2 to White Sox

Melky Cabrera and Alexei Ramirez homered and John Danks struck out eight as the Chicago White Sox beat the New York Yankees 8-2 on Saturday night.

Major League Baseball roundup

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Auto Racing

1:30 p.m., NBCSN — NASCAR Sprint Cup Windows 10 400 from Long Pond, Pa.

6 p.m., NBCSN — IndyCar Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio from Lexington.

9 p.m., ESPN2 — NHRA Sonoma (Calif.) Nationals. (taped today)

Baseball

1:30 p.m., NESN, WTIC (1080-AM), WEEI (103.7-FM) — MLB: Tampa Bay Rays at Boston Red Sox.

2 p.m., YES, WFAN (660-AM) — MLB: New York Yankees at Chicago White Sox.

4 p.m., WICH (1310-AM) — NYP: West Virginia Black Bears at Connecticut Tigers.

8 p.m., ESPN, WOR (710-AM) — MLB: Washington Nationals at New York Mets.

Basketball

6 p.m., wnba.com/sun — WNBA: Connecticut Sun at Indiana Fever.

Golf

5:30 a.m., Golf Channel — European PGA: Paul Lawrie Matchplay from Aberdeen, Scotland.

10 a.m., ESPN2 — Women's British Open from Turnberry, Scotland.

1 p.m., Golf Channel — PGA: Quicken Loans National from Gainesville, Va.

3 p.m., Ch. 3 — PGA: Quicken Loans National from Gainesville, Va.

3 p.m., Golf Channel — Champions: 3M Championship from Blaine, Minn.

6 p.m., Golf Channel — Web.com: Utah Championship from Lehi.

Horse Racing

5 p.m., Chs. 10, 30 — Haskell Invitational at Oceanport, N.J.

Soccer

10 a.m., FS1 — FA Community Shield: Arsenal vs. Chelsea from London.

3 p.m., FS1 — International Champions Cup: Barcelona at Fiorentina.

5 p.m., ESPN2 — MLS: Portland Timbers at San Jose Earthquakes.

7 p.m., FS1 — MLS: FC Dallas at Chicago Fire.

Tennis

1 pm., ESPN2 — World TeamTennis playoffs: Austin Aces at Washington Kastles in final.

3 p.m., ESPN2 — ATP: Atlanta Open.