COLUMNS

Sun are ornery ... and it's wonderful

If a 7-3 record isn't the best talking point thus far for the Sun of 2015, this is: They are ornery...

Connecticut's survival skills are just fine

Anne Donovan ... nah. Scratch that. Make that poor Anne Donovan, sat down in the interview room,...

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LOCAL ROUNDUP

Local roundup: Spinners end Tigers' five-game win streak

Lowell’s Josh Ockimey lined a 3-2 pitch to centerfield with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning to tie the game Friday and Mitch Gunsolus followed with a single to right to give the Spinners a 2-1 victory over the Connecticut Tigers.

Local roundup: Gibson leads Tigers to fifth straight win

Cam Gibson's grand slam highlighted a six-run second inning as the Connecticut Tigers extended their winning streak to five with an 11-2 win over the Lowell Spinners in a New York-Penn League game on Thursday night.

East Lyme captures District 6 Babe Ruth (13) championship

East Lyme overcame every obstacle, including a loss to Waterford in the first game of the double-elimination tournament, to complete a two-game sweep of previously unbeaten Ledyard with an 8-5 victory Thursday night and win the District 6 Babe Ruth...

PROFESSIONAL

Serena rallies to earn meeting with sister Venus at Wimbledon

2 points from defeat, Serena Williams emerges to set up showdown against Venus at Wimbledon

Two deals for A-Rod: One for a ball, another for a bonus

Alex Rodriguez had his own personal doubleheader Friday, first with an agreement that gave him possession of the baseball he smacked for his 3,000th hit and then with a deal that resolved his longstanding dispute with the New York Yankees over a $6...

ON THE AIR

Auto Racing

9 a.m., NBCSN — Formula One British Grand Prix practice from Silverstone, England.

2 p.m., NBCSN — NASCAR Xfinity Firecracker 250 practice from Daytona Beach, Fla.

3 p.m., NBCSN — NASCAR Sprint Cup Coke Zero 400 practice from Daytona Beach, Fla.

4 p.m., NBCSN — NASCAR Xfinity Firecracker 250 final practice from Daytona Beach, Fla.

5 p.m., NBCSN — NASCAR Sprint Cup Coke Zero 400 final practice from Daytona Beach, Fla.

Baseball

2 p.m., ESPN2 — MLB: Miami Marlins at Chicago Cubs.

6 p.m., ESPN — MLB: San Francisco Giants at Washington Nationals.

7 p.m., YES, WFAN (660-AM) — MLB: Tampa Bay Rays at New York Yankees.

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

7 p.m., WICH (1310-AM) — NYP: Lowell Spinners at Connecticut Tigers.

10 p.m., SNY, ESPN, WOR (710) — MLB: New York Mets at Los Angeles Dodgers.

Football

7:30 p.m., ESPN2 — CFL: Calgary Stampeders at Montreal Alouettes.

Golf

9:30 a.m., Golf Channel — European PGA: French Open from Paris.

12:30 p.m., Golf Channel — Web.com: Nova Scotia Open from Halifax.

4 p.m., Golf Channel — PGA: Greenbrier Classic from White Sulphur Springs, W.Va.

Soccer

7 p.m., FS1 — Men's exhibition: United States vs. Guatemala from Nashville, Tenn.

Talk Show

6:05 p.m., WICH (1310-AM) — Sports Talk with Bill Donovan.

Tennis

7 a.m., ESPN — Wimbledon from London.

CT SUN

Sky beat Sun with late burst 77-74

Allie Quigley made two go-ahead free throws with 15.4 seconds left to give the Chicago Sky a 77-74 win over the Connecticut Sun on Thursday.

Sun forced to face Sky without Kelsey Bone following suspension

Connecticut Sun center Kelsey Bone has been suspended one game and will miss tonight's home game against the Chicago Sky as punishment for throwing an elbow to Natalie Achonwa's head during Tuesday's loss to the Indiana Fever.