COLUMNS

Can't we stop with the self-entitlement and teach the kids?

Sports resonate for many reasons, not the least of which is their metaphorical richness.

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...

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UCONN

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.

Edsall expresses concerns, optimism as UConn football camp opens this week

Coach Randy Edsall gets excited just thinking about bringing his UConn football family together this week. The players report on Thursday and the first practice is Saturday.

COLLEGES

Huskies, Buffs taking next step after surprising Pac-12 runs

Washington and Colorado are returning to defend their Pac-12 division titles with the knowledge that they've lost the element of surprise

Lane Kiffin ready for start of his first camp at FAU

Lane Kiffin's first training camp as coach at FAU is set to begin, and he'll be in more of a CEO capacity

LOCAL ROUNDUP

Black Wolves extend contract of head coach Glenn Clark

The New England Black Wolves announced on Thursday that head coach Glenn Clark has signed a three-year contract extension.

Waterford eliminated from East Regional LL softball tournament

Waterford's dream summer came to an end Wednesday afternoon when the Connecticut champions lost to Monroe (N.Y.) 3-1 and were eliminated from the East Regional Little League 11-12-year-old softball tournament.

Local roundup: Surging Schooners clinch NECBL playoff berth

The Mystic Schooners are on a roll. And it couldn't come at a better time.

PROFESSIONAL

Patriots' Butler focused for 2017

There was a time this offseason when it was unclear whether Malcolm Butler would be wearing a Patriots jersey when 2017 training camp began.

Sale dominates Mariners as Red Sox roll 4-0

Chris Sale pitched seven innings of three-hit ball, top prospect Rafael Devers became the youngest Boston player to hit a home run in more than 50 years, and the Red Sox beat the Seattle Mariners 4-0 to salvage the final game of the series

ON THE AIR

Baseball

Noon, MLB Network — MLB: Milwaukee Brewers at Washington Nationals.

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

7 p.m., WICH (1310-AM) — NYP: Vermont Lake Monsters at Connecticut Tigers. 

9 p.m., SNY, WOR (710-AM) — MLB: New York Mets at San Diego Padres.

Football

8:30 p.m., ESPN2 — CFL: Montreal Alouettes at Winnipeg Blue Bombers.

Golf

5 a.m., Golf Channel — European PGA: European Open from Hamburg, Germany.

7 a.m., Golf Channel — Senior British Open Championship from Bridgend, Wales.

9:30 a.m., Golf Channel — LPGA: Ladies Scottish Open from North Ayrshire, Scotland.

11:30 a.m., Golf Channel — Senior British Open Championship from Bridgend, Wales.

3 p.m., Golf Channel — PGA: Canadian Open from Oakville, Ontario.

4 p.m., FS1 — USGA U.S. Girls' Junior Championship from Augusta, Mo.

Soccer

10 p.m., ESPN — Women's Tournament of Nations: Australia at United States from Seattle.

Swimming

11:30 a.m., NBCSN — World Championships from Budapest, Hungary.

Talk Show

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

Tennis

5 a.m., Tennis Channel — ATP: German Championships from Hamburg.

7 p.m., Tennis Channel — WTT: Orange County Breakers at New York Empire.

CT SUN

Sun, Mystics know well that no lead is safe

Big leads mean nothing in the WNBA this season. The Connecticut Sun and Washington Mystics know that well as the Sun rallied from a 22-point, third-quarter deficit to win their last game. The teams meet again Friday.

Sun use huge second half to ground Sky

Alyssa Thomas had 20 points, nine rebounds and five assists as the Connecticut Sun used a sensational second half to beat the Chicago Sky on Tuesday night, 93-72.