New London Legion falls 1-0 in eight innings at state tourney

Noah Budzik's RBI single in the bottom of the eighth inning lifted Rocky Hill-Cromwell-Portland to a 1-0 win over New London on Sunday in the Northern Division Super Regionals of the state American Legion baseball tournament.

Local roundup: Waterford wins to clinch spot in N.E. Babe Ruth tourney semis

Waterford took all the drama out of its game early at the New England Babe Ruth 13-year-old baseball tournament on Sunday.

Local roundup: New London beats Tolland 6-2 in Legion tournament

New London won its opener in the Northern Division Super Regionals at the American Legion baseball state tournament, beating Tolland 6-2 on Saturday.

Waterford beats Keene (N.H.) 4-0 in New England Babe Ruth (13) opener

Waterford turned to its ace on opening day of the New England Babe Ruth 13-year-old baseball tournament and he delivered.

Mystic ousted in state Section 3 Little League baseball final

Mystic's impressive run ended Friday night at the hands of Coginchaug in the Connecticut Section 3 Little League (11-12) baseball final.


Elliott keeps on rolling through golf's peaks and valleys

John Elliott, the former NFA star, divides time living between Westerly and Jupiter, Fla., but his...

We have another fight ... this time with 3-year-old Meadow Cavanna

The communities of East Lyme and Waterford, neighbors and sports rivals, became brethren during...



Local roundup: Tigers let one slip away in the ninth

Clark Eagan's single with one out in the ninth inning scored Matt Diorio and lifted the West Virginia Black Bears to a 4-3 victory over the Connecticut Tigers in a New York-Penn League game Friday night.

New London is moving on in Legion tourney

Trevor Bolduc pitched a five-hitter and Jeremy Santos singled and scored twice as New London beat Niantic on Thursday, 4-2, to win Game 3 of its best-of-three Northern Division regional series.

Local roundup: Mascelli (6-for-6) sparks Schooners

Nick Mascelli as 6-for-6 with six RBI, leading the Mystic Schooners to an 18-4 win over the Keene Swamp Bats in a New England Collegiate Baseball League game on Thursday night.


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.


Oklahoma State officials: Coger died after 40-minute outdoor workout

Officials say Oklahoma State basketball player Tyrek Coger died from an enlarged heart after a 40-minute team workout on the football stadium stairs in hot weather

Clemson, Florida State keeping firm control of ACC's Atlantic Division

Clemson, Florida State in control of ACC's Atlantic Division entering 2016 season


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

Sun beat Sky in final game before Olympic break

The Connecticut Sun end the pre-Olympic portion part of their WNBA schedule with an impressive 94-89 road win over the Chicago Sky on Friday night.


Ken Griffey Jr. and Mike Piazza inducted into Hall of Fame

Staring out at their families and tens of thousands of fans who hung on every word, Ken Griffey Jr. and Mike Piazza were inducted Sunday into the Baseball Hall of Fame in a ceremony tinged with tears all around. "I stand up here humbled and...

Eovaldi pitches Yankees past Giants

Nathan Eovaldi pitched shutout ball into the seventh inning, Carlos Beltran and Mark Teixeira hit early solo home runs and the New York Yankees beat the San Francisco Giants 5-2 Sunday.

Busch turns weekend into clean sweep with Brickyard 400 win

Kyle Busch won the Brickyard 400 on Sunday to make it clean sweep at Indianapolis. He led a race-record 149 of the 170 laps and beat Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Matt Kenseth to the finish line by 2.126 seconds.

Red Sox hold on to beat Twins, 8-7

Rick Porcello became the first Boston pitcher in 55 years to open a season 10-0 in Fenway Park, and Hanley Ramirez and Travis Shaw both hit a three-run homer as the Red Sox beat the Minnesota Twins 8-7 Sunday to earn a split of a four-game series.


Auto Racing

7 a.m., FS1 — FIA Six Hours of Nurburgring from Nurburg, Germany.

7:30 a.m., NBCSN — Formula One Hungarian Grand Prix from Budapest, Hungary.

3 p.m., NBCSN — NASCAR Sprint Cup Combat Wounded Coalition 400 at The Brickyard from Indianapolis.

3 p.m., Ch. 61 — NHRA Mile-High Nationals from Denver.


Noon, MLB Network — National Baseball Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony from Cooperstown, N.Y.

1 p.m., YES, WFAN (660-AM), WXLM (980-AM) — MLB: San Francisco Giants at New York Yankees.

1 p.m., WCCT, WOR (710-AM) — MLB: New York Mets at Miami Marlins.

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

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

8 p.m., ESPN — MLB: Los Angeles Dodgers at St. Louis Cardinals.


8 p.m., NBA TV — Men's exhibition: China vs. United States from Los Angeles.


10:30 a.m., NBCSN — Tour de France final stage from Paris.


9 p.m., ESPN2 — Arena: Cleveland Gladiators at Arizona Rattlers.


8:30 a.m., Golf Channel — Senior British Open from Carnoustie, Scotland.

Noon, Chs. 10, 30 — LPGA: International Crown from Gurnee, Ill.

1 p.m., Golf Channel — PGA: Canadian Open from Oakville, Ontario.

2 p.m., Golf Channel — LPGA: International Crown from Gurnee, Ill.

3 p.m., Ch. 3 — PGA: Canadian Open from Oakville, Ontario.

3 p.m., Chs. 10, 30 — American Century Championship from Lake Tahoe, Nev.

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


1 p.m., Ch. 61 — MLS: New York City FC at New York Red Bulls.

3 p.m., ESPN — MLS: Seattle Sounders at Sporting Kansas City.

5 p.m., ESPN — International Champions Cup: Internazionale vs. Paris Saint Germain from Eugene, Ore.


12:30 p.m., Tennis Channel — Citi Open from Washington, D.C.

5 p.m., ESPN2 — WTA: Bank of the West Open from Stanford, Calif.