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.

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.

COLUMNS

Remember, the next time it might happen to your child

When I'm Czar of the Universe, anonymous reader comments will disappear faster than Jimmy Hoffa.

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...

UCONN

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

Matt Luke tries to pull together shattered Ole Miss program

Luke tries pulling together shattered Ole Miss program

Freeze's fall at Ole Miss partially traced to Nutt's suit

Hugh Freeze replaced Houston Nutt as Mississippi's football coach when he took the job, and now Nutt is at least partially responsible for Freeze's stunning downfall

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

Newington beats Waterford in state Section 3 LL baseball final

It was a most unusual sight: The opponent celebrating on a Waterford baseball field?

Local roundup: Waterford wins opener in East Regional softball tournament

Waterford put on a dominating performance in its opening game at the East Regional Little League 11-12-yearold softball tournament.

Mitchell's Griffin growing his game with the Schooners

Garet Griffin embraces any challenge that comes his way.

PROFESSIONAL

Cruz's 10th-inning single lifts Mariners past Yankees 6-5

Nelson Cruz hit a winning single off Adam Warren in the 10th inning, and the Seattle Mariners beat the New York Yankees 6-5 after Edwin Diaz allowed a tying hit to Ronald Torreyes in the ninth

Yankees Castro headed back to disabled list

New York Yankees second baseman Starlin Castro will be placed on the disabled list with another injury to his right hamstring, manager Joe Girardi said

ON THE AIR

Auto Racing

2:30 p.m., Chs. 10, 30 — NASCAR Monster Cup Brickyard 400 from Indianapolis.

3 p.m., Ch. 61 — NHRA Mile-High Nationals from Denver.

Baseball

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

1:30 p.m., TBS — MLB: Houston Astros at Baltimore Orioles.

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

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

7 p.m., WICH (1310-AM) — NYP: Connecticut Tigers at Hudson Valley Renegades.

8 p.m., ESPN — MLB: St. Louis Cardinals at Chicago Cubs.

Basketball

Noon, ESPN — Men's exhibition: The Basketball Tournament from New York.

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

Cycling

10:30 a.m., NBCSN — Tour de France final stage from Paris.

Golf

7 a.m., Chs. 10, 30 — British Open from Southport, England.

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

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

Soccer

5 p.m., ESPN — International Champions Cup: Real Madrid vs. Manchester United from Santa Clara, Calif.

6:30 p.m., FS1 — MLS: Portland Timbers at Vancouver Whitecaps.

9 p.m., FS1 — Gold Cup: Jamaica vs. Mexico in semifinal from Pasadena, Calif.

Swimming

2 p.m., NBCSN — World Championships from Budapest, Hungary. (taped today)

Volleyball

4 p.m., NBCSN — AVP Pro Beach Tour from Hermosa Beach, Calif.