Groton forces decisive game for Babe Ruth 15 title


It can be daunting, this idea of playing Waterford – any age, any level – in a competitive baseball game, let alone in the championship round of a tournament.

Local roundup: Spinners end Tigers' five-game win streak

Lowell’s Josh Ockimey lined a 3-2 pitch to centerfield with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning to tie the game Friday and Mitch Gunsolus followed with a single to right to give the Spinners a 2-1 victory over the Connecticut Tigers.

Fair or foul: Rough first month for WNBA officials

Phantom baskets, missed calls in a rough first month for WNBA officials

Waterford wins District 10 LL (11-12) softball title

Waterford saved its best for last, scoring two runs in its final at bat to rally for a 2-1 victory over East Lyme on Thursday and a sweep of the District 10 Little League (11-12) softball championship series.

Local roundup: Gibson leads Tigers to fifth straight win

Cam Gibson's grand slam highlighted a six-run second inning as the Connecticut Tigers extended their winning streak to five with an 11-2 win over the Lowell Spinners in a New York-Penn League game on Thursday night.

COLUMNS

Sun are ornery ... and it's wonderful

If a 7-3 record isn't the best talking point thus far for the Sun of 2015, this is: They are ornery...

Connecticut's survival skills are just fine

Anne Donovan ... nah. Scratch that. Make that poor Anne Donovan, sat down in the interview room,...

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MORE LOCAL SPORTS

East Lyme captures District 6 Babe Ruth (13) championship

East Lyme overcame every obstacle, including a loss to Waterford in the first game of the double-elimination tournament, to complete a two-game sweep of previously unbeaten Ledyard with an 8-5 victory Thursday night and win the District 6 Babe Ruth...

Waterford beats East Lyme 4-3 to win District 6 Babe Ruth (14) title

Waterford also set the tone with a run in the top of the first, extended the lead to 4-0 by the end of three and held on to beat rival East Lyme 4-3 on Thursday night in the championship game of the District 6 Babe Ruth (14) baseball tournament.

Black Hall's Rainaud qualifies for PGA Championship

Adam Rainaud, an assistant club professional at Black Hall Club in Old Lyme, fired a 2-under-par 68 in the fourth and final round of the 48th PGA Professional National Championship at The Philadelphia Cricket Club on Wednesday, climbing 21 spots to...

UCONN

Calhoun believes in Boatright

Former UConn point guard hopes to be drafted tonight

UConn warmly welcomes transfers to the family

It didn't take long for Shonn Miller and Sterling Gibbs to form a tight bond.

COLLEGES

Huskers' Riley on expectations, Osborne, 'nice guy' persona

Q&A: Nebraska's Riley talks expectations, Osborne and being 'nicest guy in college football'

Virginia wins first College World Series title

Virginia wins 1st CWS title with Brandon Waddell, Pavin Smith leading 4-2 win over Vanderbilt

HIGH SCHOOL

CT SUN

Sky beat Sun with late burst 77-74

Allie Quigley made two go-ahead free throws with 15.4 seconds left to give the Chicago Sky a 77-74 win over the Connecticut Sun on Thursday.

Sun forced to face Sky without Kelsey Bone following suspension

Connecticut Sun center Kelsey Bone has been suspended one game and will miss tonight's home game against the Chicago Sky as punishment for throwing an elbow to Natalie Achonwa's head during Tuesday's loss to the Indiana Fever.

PROFESSIONAL

McCann's three-run blast rallies Yankees past Rays in 12

McCann, Teixeira hit 3-run homers, Yankees beat Rays 7-5 in 12 innings

Major League Baseball roundup

Cabrera likely to go on DL after hurting calf in Tigers' 8-6 win over Blue Jays

WNBA roundup

Toliver scores franchise record 43 points as LA Sparks beat Tulsa Shock 98-95.

Serena rallies to earn meeting with sister Venus at Wimbledon

2 points from defeat, Serena Williams emerges to set up showdown against Venus at Wimbledon

ON THE AIR

Auto Racing

8 a.m., CNBC — Formula One British Grand Prix qualifying from Silverstone, England.

2:30 p.m., NBCSN — NASCAR Xfinity Firecracker 250 qualifying from Daytona Beach, Fla.

4:30 p.m., NBCSN — NASCAR Sprint Cup Coke Zero 400 qualifying from Daytona Beach, Fla.

5:30 p.m., ESPN2 — NHRA Summit Racing Equipment Nationals qualifying from Norwalk, Ohio. (taped today)

7:30 p.m., NBCSN — NASCAR Xfinity Firecracker 250 from Daytona Beach, Fla.

Baseball

11 a.m., MLB Network — MLB: San Francisco Giants at Washington Nationals.

1 p.m., FS1, WFAN (660-AM) — MLB: Tampa Bay Rays at New York Yankees.

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

4 p.m., MLB Network — MLB: Cleveland Indians at Pittsburgh Pirates.

7 p.m., Ch. 61, WOR (710) — MLB: New York Mets at Los Angeles Dodgers.

7 p.m., WICH (1310-AM) — NYP: Vermont Lake Monsters at Connecticut Tigers.

10 p.m., MLB Network — MLB: Los Angeles Angels at Texas Rangers.

Cycling

7 a.m., NBCSN — Tour de France stage 1 from Utrecht, Netherlands.

3 p.m., Chs. 10, 30 — Tour de France stage 1 from Utrecht, Netherlands. (taped today)

Golf

8 a.m., Golf Channel — European PGA: French Open from Paris.

1 p.m., Golf Channel — PGA: Greenbrier Classic from White Sulphur Springs, W.Va.

3 p.m., Ch. 3 — PGA: Greenbrier Classic from White Sulphur Springs, W.Va.

3 p.m., Golf Channel — Web.com: Nova Scotia Open from Halifax.

Horse Racing

5 p.m., Chs. 10, 30 — Belmont Oaks and Suburban Handicap from Elmont, N.Y. 

Lacrosse

3 p.m., ESPN2 — World Series of Youth Lacrosse final from Denver.

Martial Arts

9 p.m., ESPN2 — ISKA U.S. Open World Championship from Orlando, Fla.

Motorcycle Racing

4 p.m., Chs. 10, 30 — AMA Motocross from Buchanan, Mich.

Soccer

4 p.m., Ch. 61 — FIFA Women's World Cup: Germany vs. England in third-place game from Edmonton, Alberta. 

8 p.m., YES, WFAN (660-AM) — MLS: New York City FC at Montreal Impact.

9 p.m., CSN — MLS: New England Revolution at FC Dallas.

Tennis

8 a.m., ESPN — Wimbledon from London.