UConn AD preparing pitch and waiting to hear from Big 12


UConn's new athletic director says he's waiting to hear from the Big 12 about its interest level in the school before reaching out for an official pitch to join the conference

UConn looks at Maui Invitational as potential springboard

Few things can make a group of college basketball coaches more giddy about the upcoming season then talking about playing in the Maui Invitational.

Highly-motivated Durham on the comeback trail for UConn

Whenever Juwan Durham feels in a funk during his long recovery from his second knee injury, he looks up motivational videos.

COLUMNS

Now is the time for feedback regarding state tournament model in boys' basketball

Precise details are not yet known about the proposed plan to alter the state high school...

Elliott keeps on rolling through golf's peaks and valleys

John Elliott, the former NFA star, divides time living between Westerly and Jupiter, Fla., but his...

UCONN

Marquee road games highlight UConn men's non-conference schedule

Looking to attend a marquee non-conference matchup involving UConn this upcoming season?

Ollie sees similarities between heralded recruiting class and his UConn playing days

UConn men's basketball coach Kevin Ollie sees similarities between this upcoming season's group of talented freshmen and the one that he belonged to as a player in 1991.

COLLEGES

Delany does not see Rose Bowl move to accommodate playoffs

Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany does not envision the Rose Bowl moving from its New Year's Day spot in order to accommodate the College Football Playoff semifinals.

Huskers punter Foltz is remembered for tenacity, good humor

Nebraska punter Sam Foltz, who died in a car accident over the weekend, is being remembered for his outgoing personality and athletic ability

LOCAL ROUNDUP

Waterford 13s come within a game of the World Series

Relief pitcher Connor Podeszwa escaped a bases-loaded jam in the fifth inning with the score tied and struck out the game’s last batter with the tying run at third base, giving Waterford a 7-6 win over Taunton, Mass. and a berth in...

Local roundup: Black Hall's Rainaud captures first Connecticut Open

Adam Rainaud staged an impressive comeback to capture his first Connecticut Open Championship.

Cowboys' Teel flourishing with Schooners

Carson Teel, a left-handed reliever, has had a busy summer. He pitched for Oklahoma State at the College World Series and is now closing out games for the Mystic Schooners.

PROFESSIONAL

Jason Day sees Baltusrol for the first time

Jason Day's plan to defend his PGA Championship took a turn he wasn't expecting

Cardinals snap Familia's saves streak, rally past Mets 5-4

Yadier Molina and pinch-hitter Kolten Wong each hit an RBI double in the ninth inning, and the St. Louis Cardinals ended Jeurys Familia's streak of 52 straight saves in rallying past the New York Mets 5-4

ON THE AIR

Baseball

1 p.m., SNY, WOR (710-AM) — MLB: Colorado Rockies at New York Mets.

7 p.m., WICH (1310-AM) — NYP: Tri-City ValleyCats at Connecticut Tigers.

8 p.m., MLB Network — MLB: Kansas City Royals at Texas Rangers. 

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

Football

9 p.m., ESPN2 — CFL: Winnipeg Blue Bombers at Edmonton Eskimos.

Golf

4:30 a.m., Golf Channel — Women's British Open from Milton Keynes, England.

1 p.m., TNT — PGA Championship from Springfield, N.J.

5 p.m., Golf Channel — European PGA: Kings Cup from Pattaya, Thailand. (taped today) 

Soccer

7:30 p.m., ESPN — MLS All-Star Game from San Jose, Calif.

Tennis

11 a.m., Tennis Channel — Rogers Cup from Montreal and Toronto.

1 p.m., ESPN2 — ATP: Rogers Cup from Toronto.

6:30 p.m., ESPN2 — ATP: Rogers Cup from Toronto.