Edsall expresses concerns, optimism as UConn football camp opens this week


Coach Randy Edsall gets excited just thinking about bringing his UConn football family together this week. The players report on Thursday and the first practice is Saturday.

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.

COLUMNS

Alyssa Thomas: A unique, versatile talent who has energized Sun

Alyssa Thomas is a cautionary tale for all of us in Connecticut, specific to the way we watch...

UCONN

Glen Miller still looking for his next stop in coaching

Being on the road in July is nothing new for Glen Miller who's traveled all over the country during prime recruiting season over his long and distinguished college basketball coaching career. This time, his mission is different.

UConn men land junior college transfer

Kwintin Williams, a 6-foot-7 junior college forward, gave a verbal commitment to the UConn men's basketball program on Sunday.

COLLEGES

Mississippi's Luke earns his dream job, but in a tough spot

Mississippi's Luke earns his dream job, but in a tough spot

Dantonio vows Spartans will 're-establish ourselves'

Spartan coach Dantonio says program rocked by tragedy and dogged by disciplinary issues ready to move on

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

Waterford suffers first loss in East Regional LL softball tournament

Newark (Del.) scored three runs in the top of the first inning and went on to defeat Waterford 6-2 in the winners' bracket final of the East Regional Little League (11-12) softball tournament on Tuesday night.

Local roundup: Waterford 14s ousted from NE Babe Ruth tourney

Waterford's bid to win the New England Babe Ruth 14-year-old baseball tournament ended Tuesday morning with a 7-3 loss to Keene (N.H.) in the quarterfinals.

Waterford ousted from New England Babe Ruth baseball tournament

Waterford's bid to win the New England Babe Ruth 14-year-old baseball tournament ended Tuesday morning with a 7-3 loss to Keene (N.H.) in the quarterfinals at Trumbull.

PROFESSIONAL

Giants trade infielder Eduardo Nunez to Red Sox

Infielder Eduardo Nunez was traded from the San Francisco Giants to the Boston Red Sox for minor leaguer right-handers Shaun Anderson and Gregory Santos

Cespedes leads Mets past Padres 6-5

Cespedes just misses the cycle, drives in three as Mets beat the Padres 6-4

ON THE AIR

Baseball

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

3:30 p.m., NESN, WTIC (1080-AM), WEEI (103.7-FM) — MLB: Boston Red Sox at Seattle Mariners.

8 p.m., ESPN — MLB: Chicago Cubs at Chicago White Sox.

10 p.m., SNY, WOR (710-AM) — MLB: New York Mets at San Diego Padres.

Soccer

7:30 p.m., ESPN2 — International Champions Cup: FC Barcelona vs. Manchester United from Landover, Md.

9:30 p.m., ESPN2 — International Champions Cup: Paris Saint-Germain vs. Juventus from Miami.

9:30 p.m., FS1 — Gold Cup: United States va. Jamaica in final from Santa Clara, Calif.

11:30 p.m., ESPN — International Champions Cup: Manchester City vs. Real Madrid from Los Angeles.    

Swimming

11:30 a.m., NBCSN — World Championships from Budapest, Hungary.

Tennis

5 a.m., Tennis Channel — ATP: German Championships from Hamburg.