UConn's punter, Magliozzi is a 23-year-old former plumber from Australia

Not every day your punter is a 23-year-old former plumber from Australia. Meet Luke Magliozzi, the newest addition to the UConn football roster.

Edsall names Pindell UConn's starting quarterback

UConn quarterback David Pindell (5) warms up before Sunday's open practice at Rentschler Field in East Hartford. (Gavin Keefe/The Day)

Junior college transfer David Pindell arrived at UConn as a strong contender for the starting quarterback job.

COLUMNS

Gov. Malloy's blackmail is criminal ... how about we fight back?

There are no words. None. Zero. No words that accurately portray the latest missive from the...

Sisk joins her mother on the list of Shennecossett club championship winners

A wave of emotion hit Dawn Sisk when she spotted her parents near the end of the Shennecossett Golf...

UCONN

UConn's Diggs dealing with knee injury

Vontae Diggs shouted words of encouragement from the sideline during UConn football practice on Monday.

UConn's new deal with Nike worth $32.45 million through 2023

UConn announced Wednesday that its athletic department has extended an exclusive sponsorship agreement with Nike through the 2022-23 academic year.

COLLEGES

Alabama starts atop AP poll for 2nd straight year

Coach Nick Saban and the Alabama Crimson tied are ranked No. 1 in the Associated Press preseason Top 25 media poll for the second straight year. (AP Photo/John Bazemore, File)

Alabama is No. 1 in The Associated Press preseason college football poll for the second straight season and third time in five years

Goldcamp ready as the heir to Coast Guard's quarterback position

Coast Guard quarterback Ethan Goldcamp takes a snap from center during a drill at practice in New London on Aug. 7.  (Dana Jensen/The Day)

Coast Guard Academy junior Ethan Goldcamp has learned a lot in his backup role under former record-setting quarterback Derek Victory. Goldcamp has now inherited the position and will be Coast Guard's starter on Aug. 31 when it opens the season...

LOCAL ROUNDUP

Local roundup: Vermont routs Tigers 9-3

Aaron Arruda homered and had two hits, and Jean Ruiz threw six scoreless innings as the Vermont Lake Monsters beat the Connecticut Tigers 9-3 on Monday in the New York-Penn League.

Tigers fall to Lake Monsters in 13

Jesus Lage hit a walk-off single with one out in the 13th inning, as the Vermont Lake Monsters defeated the Connecticut Tigers 6-5 on Sunday.

Oakdale's LaBranche finishes third leg in Grand Slam of Ultrarunning

Steve LaBranche of Oakdale finished the Leadville Trail 100 Sunday morning, nicknamed “The Race Across The Sky,” in 28 hours, 13 minutes, 22 seconds, giving him the first three legs of the Grand Slam of Ultrarunning.

PROFESSIONAL

Holt's error in ninth allows Indians to beat Red Sox 5-4

Cleveland's Brandon Guyer, right, is mobbed by his teammates after scoring the winning run in the bottom of the ninth inning to rally the Indians to a 5-4 win over the Boston Red Sox on Monday night. (AP Photo/Phil Long)

Brandon Guyer scored when first baseman Brock Holt threw away Roberto Perez's bunt in the 10th inning, lifting the Cleveland Indians over the Boston Red Sox 5-4 in a matchup of first-place teams

Giants' Beckham injures left leg during 10-6 loss to Browns

Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. (13) is tackled by Cleveland's Briean Boddy-Calhoun during the first half of Monday night's NFL preseason game in Cleveland. Beckham suffered a leg injury on the play and did not return. (AP Photo/David Richard)

New York Giants receiver Odell Beckham Jr. departs preseason game with left leg injury

ON THE AIR

Baseball

11 a.m., ESPN — LLWS: Sioux Falls (S.D.) vs. Sydney (Australia) from Williamsport, Pa.

3 p.m., ESPN — LLWS: Tampaulipas (Mexico) vs. Maracaibo (Venezuela) from Williamsport, Pa.

6 p.m., WICH (1310-AM) — NYP: Tri-City ValleyCats at Connecticut Tigers in a doubleheader.

7 p.m., YES, WFAN (660-AM), WXLM (980-AM) — MLB: New York Yankees at Detroit Tigers.

7 p.m., NESN, WTIC (1080-AM), WEEI (103.7-FM) — MLB: Boston Red Sox at Cleveland Indians.

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

7:30 p.m., ESPN — LLWS: Jackson (N.J.) vs. Fairfield from Williamsport, Pa.

10 p.m., ESPN — MLB: Texas Rangers at Los Angeles Angels.

Basketball

8 p.m., NBA TV — WNBA: Phoenix Mercury at Minnesota Lynx.

10:30 p.m., NBA TV — WNBA: San Antonio Stars at Los Angeles Sparks.

Boxing

9 p.m., FS1 — Juan Carlos Payano vs. Alexis Santiago in a bantamweight bout from Las Vegas.

Rugby

1 a.m. (Wednesday), NBCSN — Women's World Cup: United States vs. New Zealand in a semifinal from Dublin. (taped today)

Soccer

2:30 p.m., FS1 — Champions League playoffs: Napoil at Nice.