COLUMNS

A Connecticut-New York rivalry is something to look forward to ... someday

Mohegan — Chiney Ogwumike was the first to notice, wandering to press row and...

August is a major month for local golf

August is major month at several area golf courses. Several familiar faces competed for club...

MORE AUTO RACING

UCONN

UConn football captains ready to lead the way

In a team vote Wednesday, Andreas Knappe, Julian Campenni, Marquise Vann and Andrew Adams were selected as UConn's football captains for the 2015 season.

UConn's Thomas poised for a starring role at wide receiver

"If I was a quarterback, I'd throw the ball to Noel (Thomas)," said coach Bob Diaco, standing on Rentschler Field two weeks before the UConn football team opens the season against Villanova. "He's probably going to catch it."

COLLEGES

Cubit tries to focus on football amid Illinois uncertainty

Interim Illini coach says football will be his focus, but surrounded by campus uncertainty

QB Dobbs has No. 25 Tennessee's hopes soaring

QB Joshua Dobbs goes from helping test aircraft engines to running No. 25 Vols' air attack

LOCAL ROUNDUP

Fall previews / Coast Guard Academy

Following are previews of the Coast Guard Academy men's soccer, women's soccer and volleyball teams:

Coast Guard football to play season in memory of Flynn

The Coast Guard Academy football team will pay tribute to a former cadet-athlete and friend of the academy, Bob Flynn, during the 2015 season. Flynn, a member of the Class of 1974, served as the Chairman of the Board of the Coast Guard Foundation...

Local roundup: Rios honored as NECBL's top pro prospect

Mystic Schooners left-handed pitcher Willie Rios (Maryland) was honored as the New England Collegiate Baseball League's Top Pro Prospect for the 2015 season.

PROFESSIONAL

Cuddyer helps Mets avert 3-game sweep against Red Sox

Cuddyer, NL East-leading Mets stop 5-game home skid, avert sweep by beating Red Sox 5-4

Yankees rout Braves 20-6 to complete weekend sweep

Yankees ride 2-out HRs from Ellsbury, Headley, Drew to overwhelm Braves 20-6 for 3-game sweep

ON THE AIR

Auto Racing

9 a.m., FS1 — FIA World Endurance Championship from Nurburg, Germany.

1:30 p.m., FS1 — NASCAR Truck Chevrolet Silverado 250 from Bowmanville, Ontario.

4 p.m., NBCSN — IndyCar GoPro Grand Prix from Sonoma, Calif.

Baseball

10 a.m., ESPN — Little League: Pearland (Texas) vs. Mexicali Baja California (Mexico) in World Series third-place game from Williamsport, Pa.

1 p.m., NESN, SNY, WOR (710-AM), WTIC (1080-AM), WEEI (103.7-FM) — MLB: Boston Red Sox at New York Mets.

1:30 p.m., YES, WFAN (660-AM), WXLM (980-AM) — MLB: New York Yankees at Atlanta Braves.

3 p.m., Ch. 8 — Little League: Lewisberry (Pa.) vs. Tokyo (Japan) in World Series championship game from Williamsport, Pa.

4 p.m., WICH (1310-AM) — NYP: Connecticut Tigers at Staten Island Yankees.

8 p.m., ESPN — MLB: Chicago Cubs at Los Angeles Dodgers.

Basketball

7 p.m., wnba.com/sun — WNBA: Connecticut Sun at Chicago Sky.

7 p.m., ESPN2 — WNBA: Phoenix Mercury at Minnesota Lynx.

Football

4 p.m., ESPN2 — CFL: Saskatchewan Roughriders at Ottawa Redblacks.

4 p.m., Ch. 61 — NFL preseason: Houston Texans at New Orleans Saints.

8 p.m., Chs. 10, 30 — NFL preseason: Arizona Cardinals at Oakland Raiders.

Golf

6:30 a.m., Golf Channel — European PGA: Czech Masters from Prague, Czech Republic.

Noon, Golf Channel — PGA: The Barclays from Edison, N.J.

2 p.m., Ch. 3 — PGA: The Barclays from Edison, N.J.

2 p.m., Golf Channel — Champions: Dick's Sporting Goods Open from Endicott, N.Y.

5 p.m., Golf Channel — LPGA: Yokahama Tire Classic from Prattville, Ala.

7 p.m., Golf Channel — Web.com: Portland Open from North Plains, Ore.

Motorcycle Racing

7:30 a.m., FS1 — MotoGP Grand Prix of Great Britain from Silverstone, England.

Soccer

8:25 a.m., NBCSN — Premier League: Norwich City at Southampton.

10:55 a.m., NBCSN — Premier League: Manchester United at Swansea City.

4:30 p.m., ESPN — MLS: Portland Timbers at Seattle Sounders.

7 p.m., FS1 — MLS: D.C. United at New York.

9:30 p.m., FS1 — NWSL: Washington Spirit at Portland Thorns.

Track & Field

2 p.m., Chs. 10, 30 — IAAF World Championships from Beijing.

Volleyball

4:30 p.m., Chs. 10, 30 — AVP: Chicago Open.

CT SUN

Liberty give Sun their seventh straight loss

Epiphanny Prince had 18 points and four steals as the league-leading New York Liberty beat the Connecticut Sun on Saturday night, 80-66, the Sun's seventh-straight loss.

Sun refusing to dwell on the losses

The Connecticut Sun are on a six-game losing streak and closing in on their third-straight losing season. They play host to the Eastern Conference-leading New York Liberty on Saturday (Mohegan Sun Arena, 7 p.m.)