Busy week for UConn coach Geno Auriemma

It's been a busy July for UConn coach Geno Auriemma

COLUMNS

Dr. I treats his phones with care

Idle Thoughts, while waiting for high school football, college football, pro football, football...

Practice is secret to Stefanski's success

Pete Stefanski says regular practice is the main reason he's won three straight Elmridge Golf...

UCONN

R.J. Evans begins a new journey

Former NFA standout hired as graduate assistant at Texas

UConn riding a recruiting hot streak

UConn men's basketball coach Kevin Ollie never lost faith. The end result was a very successful recruiting run during which Ollie scored some major victories. He secured commitments from two talented graduate transfers, a promising undergraduate...

COLLEGES

Sherri Coale headlines Women's Basketball Hall class of 2016

Oklahoma's Sherri Coale to enter women's basketball hall in 2016

Potential SEC contenders relying on players back from injury

Potential SEC contenders Ole Miss, Alabama, Auburn relying heavily on players back from injury

LOCAL ROUNDUP

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...

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.

PROFESSIONAL

Merritt, Chappell share lead at Quicken Loans National

Merritt shoots 61 for share of lead with Chappell in Quicken Loans National

NFL notes

Jets rookie WR Devin Smith out 4-6 weeks with broken ribs, partially punctured lung

ON THE AIR

Auto Racing

9 a.m., NBCSN — NASCAR Sprint Cup Windows 10 400 practice from Long Pond, Pa.

10 a.m., FS1 — NASCAR Truck Pocono Mountains 150 qualifying from Long Pond, Pa.

11:30 a.m., NBCSN — NASCAR Sprint Cup Windows 10 400 final practice from Long Pond, Pa.

1 p.m., FS1 — NASCAR Truck Pocono Mountains 150 from Long Pond, Pa.

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

4:30 p.m., NBCSN — NASCAR Xfinity U.S. Cellular 250 qualifying from Newton, Iowa.

8 p.m., NBCSN — NASCAR Xfinity U.S. Cellular 250 from Newton, Iowa.

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

Baseball

1 p.m., MLB Network — MLB: Kansas City Royals at Toronto Blue Jays.

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

4 p.m., FS1 — MLB: Los Angeles Angels at Los Angeles Dodgers.

7 p.m., MyTV9, WFAN (660-AM) — MLB: New York Yankees at Chicago White Sox.

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

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

Basketball

9 a.m., ESPN — Men's exhibition: Team World vs. Team Africa from Johannesburg.

Boxing

9 p.m., ESPN — Daniel Jacobs vs. Sergio Mora in a middleweight bout and Danny Garcia vs. Paulie Malignanggi in a welterweight bout from New York.

Golf

6 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.

Special Olympics

7 p.m., ESPN — World Games from Los Angeles.

Soccer

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

7 p.m., CSN — MLS: Toronto FC at New England Revolution.

Tennis

4 p.m., ESPN2 — ATP: Atlanta Open.