COLUMNS

Villanova's defense is coached by one of our own: Billy Crocker

Billy Crocker will be awash in stunts and Cover Twos later this week, barking into his headset high...

UCONN

UConn releases schedule, receives commitment

By the end of 2015, UConn will have a pretty good idea where it stands in the college basketball world.

UConn football captains ready to lead the way

In a team vote Wednesday, Andreas Knappe, Julian Campenni, Marquise Vann and Andrew Adams were selected as UConn's football captains for the 2015 season.

COLLEGES

In all seriousness, Coast Guard football is ready for opener

The Coast Guard Academy football team, with 19 seniors on its roster and 16 returning starters, opens the season at 7 p.m. Thursday at home against Anna Maria, the Bears’ first night game since 1996. Coach Bill George, in his 17th season, has...

Hungry Camels eager to build off their success

The Connecticut College women's soccer team returned to campus last weekend even more determined to keep the program among the New England Small College Athletic Conference elite.

LOCAL ROUNDUP

Local roundup: Coast Guard opens volleyball season with win over Mitchell

Coast Guard Academy made a winner of Mike Bynon in his coaching debut as the Bears rolled to a 25-16, 25-10, 25-10 volleyball victory over Mitchell College on Tuesday night in the season opener for both schools.

Local roundup: Staten Island rolls past Tigers 6-2

The Staten Island Yankees continued their dominance of the Connecticut Tigers with a 6-2 victory on Monday night in a New York-Penn League game at Richmond County Bank Ballpark.

PROFESSIONAL

Gardner homers for Yankees in 3-1 win at Boston

Brett Gardner homers for Yankees in 3-1 win over Red Sox

Steady in face of Kyrgios' 'antics,' Murray wins at US Open

Steady in face of Kyrgios' 'antics,' 2012 champion Murray wins hyped 1st-round US Open match

ON THE AIR

Baseball

4 p.m., YES, NESN, WFAN (660-AM), WXLM (980-AM), WTIC (1080-AM), WEEI (103.7-FM) — MLB: New York Yankees at Boston Red Sox.

6 p.m., WICH (1310-AM) — NYP: Brooklyn Cyclones at Connecticut Tigers in a doubleheader.

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

8 p.m., ESPN — MLB: Washington Nationals at St. Louis Cardinals.

Tennis

1 p.m., ESPN — U.S. Open from New York.

6 p.m., ESPN2 — U.S. Open from New York.