COLUMNS

Tennis legend Ivan Lendl appreciates the game of golf and other tournament tidbits

Ran into Ivan Lendl in the Shennecossett Golf Course pro shop on Monday after the International...

Today's COTP topic: Helping football widows mount an offense

And now for another installment from Columnist of the People (COTP) a pathetic, Dear Abby knockoff...

UCONN

AAC Media Day: UConn football has nowhere to go but up

Leave it to veteran linebacker Junior Joseph to put UConn's low ranking in the American Athletic Conference preseason media poll in perspective.

Edsall happy to be back and anxious to get started

Randy Edsall has experienced an enjoyable last few days.

COLLEGES

Freeze resigns as Ole Miss football coach after five seasons

Hugh Freeze resigns as Ole Miss football coach after 5 seasons; assistant Matt Luke named interim coach

Rhule says Baylor committed to correct wrongs of the past

Matt Rhule says Baylor is committed to correcting the wrongs of the past while moving forward after a sexual assault scandal

HIGH SCHOOL

Ledyard's tradition-rich wrestling program celebrates 50 years of excellence

Two wrestlers getting ready to have their photos taken Saturday were from the Class of 1970, Bob Catlow and Pete Wagner, who became Ledyard High School's first two individual wrestling champions on the same day. The other two were Mike Sullivan and...

The Day's All-Area Baseball Player of the Year: Waterford's Mike Burrows

Dominant would be one way to describe his season. Really dominant would be another. And that’s why Waterford High School pitcher Mike Burrows has been named The Day’s 2017 All-Area Baseball Player of the Year.

LOCAL ROUNDUP

Local roundup: Waterford advances in Legion tournament

Robert Silva pitched a four-hitter as Waterford advanced in the American Legion baseball state tournament with a 3-1 win over Tolland on Thursday night.

Local roundup: Tigers beat ValleyCats for second straight road series win

Blake Bortles had three hits, drove in a run and scored another to lead the Connecticut Tigers to a 3-1 victory over the Tri-City ValleyCats in a New York-Penn League baseball game on Wednesday.

PROFESSIONAL

An All-American start to the British Open

The wind off the Irish Sea pushed away the rain clouds and bathed Royal Birkdale in sunshine, Stars and Stripes

Dolson hits late 3, Sky hand Sparks 1st home loss

Stefanie Dolson hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with 13 seconds left and scored 15 points to help the Chicago Sky beat Los Angeles 82-80 for the Sparks' first home loss of the season

ON THE AIR

Auto Racing

8 p.m., FS1 — NHRA Mile-High Nationals qualifying from Denver.

9 p.m., FS1 — ARCA Sioux Chief PowerPEX 200 from Brownsburg, Ind.

Baseball

2 p.m., MLB Network — MLB: St. Louis Cardinals at Chicago Cubs.

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

7 p.m., MLB Network — MLB: Houston Astros at Baltimore Orioles.

7 p.m., WICH (1310-AM) — NYP: Brooklyn Cyclones at Connecticut Tigers.

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

10 p.m., YES, WFAN (660-AM), WXLM (980-AM) — MLB: New York Yankees at Seattle Mariners.

Basketball

7 p.m., ESPN2 — Men's exhibition: The Basketball Tournament from New York.

Cycling

8 a.m., NBCSN — Tour de France.

Golf

5 a.m., Golf Channel — British Open from Southport, England.

3 p.m., FS1 — USGA U.S. Junior Amateur Championship from Andover, Kansas.

5 p.m., Golf Channel — PGA: Barbasol Championship from Auburn, Ala.

8 p.m., Golf Channel — LPGA: Marathon Classic from Sylvania, Ohio. (taped today)

4:30 a.m. (Saturday), Golf Channel — British Open from Southport, England.

Soccer

7 p.m., ESPN — MLS: Atlanta United at Orlando City SC.

Tennis

5 a.m., Tennis Channel — ATP: Swedish Open from Bastad.

1 p.m., Tennis Channel — ATP: Hall of Fame Championships from Newport, R.I.

8 p.m., Tennis Channel — WTT: San Diego Aviators at Springfield Lasers.

Track & Field

2 p.m., NBCSN — IAAF Diamond League from Monaco.