COLUMNS

Dillon and Whalen have done it the old-fashioned way ... they earned it

A.J. Dillon (college football player) and Cam Whalen (high school soccer player) appear to share...

The Lonesome Polecat: ST. JOSEPH TRAILED BY 25 POINTS AND WON

There's other stuff, but, really, you want to read about St. Joseph.

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UCONN

Promising LB Darrian Beavers growing into new position at UConn

UConn coach Randy Edsall is happy with the attitude of freshman linebacker Darrian Beavers, who is talented, but still evolving.

UConn and Providence to play exhibition at Mohegan Sun Arena

UConn and Providence will renew their New England men's basketball rivalry by playing an exhibition game on Oct. 25 at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville.

COLLEGES

Gamecocks' rise, Lady Vols' fall reflect SEC's major changes

South Carolina players Tyasha Harris, left, and A'ja Wilson dance while holding posters of themselves after finishing their news conferences during Thursday's Southeastern Conference women's basketball media day in Nashville, Tenn. (Mark Humphrey/AP Photo)

Rise of South Carolina, fall of Tennessee reflect major changes to impact SEC women's basketball

Georgia, Alabama duos stand out at SEC's midseason point

Alabama quarterback Jalen Hurts runs for a touchdown during the first half of a Sept. 16 game against Colorado State in Tuscaloosa, Ala. The Southeastern Conference has produced upsets, letdowns, blowouts and frantic finishes, and it's only the midway point of the season. (Brynn Anderson/AP Photo)

Georgia's Kirby Smart and Jake Fromm as well as Alabama's Jalen Hurts and Minkah Fitzpatrick stand out at the midway point of the season in the Southeastern Conference.

LOCAL ROUNDUP

Local roundup: Coast Guard rallies past Conn in volleyball

Makenna Martin had 32 assists and 14 digs as Coast Guard rallied from a 2-0 deficit to beat host Connecticut College in a nonleague volleyball match on Thursday night.

No. 14 Conn College's thrill ride continues with 2-1 overtime win

Every season is like one long amusement park ride for the Connecticut College women's soccer team. It is full of twists and turns.

Local roundup: Hutchins, Colonels top Vikings in Division I boys' soccer

Trevor Hutchins had a goal and an assist as the Ledyard High School boys' soccer team beat East Lyme 2-1 in an Eastern Connecticut Conference Division I game Wednesday.

PROFESSIONAL

The Yankee Greeter: Judge always the last man off for New York

The Yankees' Aaron Judge reacts after hitting an RBI double during the eighth inning of Game 4 of the American League Championship Series against Houston on Tuesday at Yankee Stadium. (David J. Phillip/AP Photo)

Aaron Judge is the Yankee Greeter, waiting outside the dugout at the end of every defensive inning for his teammates to pass so he can complement them or give them a kind word

Raiders eke out 31-30 win over Chiefs on Carr's late TD pass

The Raiders' Michael Crabtree catches a touchdown pass in front of Kansas City's Terrance Mitchell during the second half of Thursday's game in Oakland, Calif. The Raiders won, 31-30. (Ben Margot/AP Photo)

Derek Carr threw a 2-yard touchdown pass to Michael Crabtree on the final play after the game was extended by two straight defensive holding calls and the Raiders snapped a four-game losing streak with a 31-30 victory over the Kansas City Chiefs

ON THE AIR

Auto Racing

11 a.m., NBCSN — Formula One United States Grand Prix practice from Austin, Texas.

1 p.m., NBCSN — NASCAR Monster Cup Hollywood Casino 400 practice from Kansas City, Kansas.

5 p.m., NBCSN — NASCAR Xfinity Kansas Lottery 300 practice from Kansas City, Kansas.

6 p.m., NBCSN — NASCAR Monster Cup Hollywood Casino 400 qualifying from Kansas City, Kansas.

Baseball

8 p.m., FS1, WFAN (660-AM), WXLM (980-AM) — ALCS: New York Yankees at Houston Astros in Game 6.

Basketball

7 p.m., CSN — NBA: Boston Celtics at Philadelphia 76ers.

7 p.m., ESPN — NBA: Cleveland Cavaliers at Milwaukee Bucks.

7:30 p.m., YES, WCBS (880-AM) — NBA: Orlando Magic at Brooklyn Nets.

9:30 p.m., ESPN — NBA: Golden State Warriors at New Orleans Pelicans.

Football

6 p.m., CBSSN — NCAA: Western Kentucky at Old Dominion.

6:30 p.m., theday.com — High school: New London at Killingly.

6:30 p.m., WJJF (94.9-FM) — High school: East Lyme at Ledyard.

7 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA: Marshall at Middle Tennessee State.

7:30 p.m., NBCSN — NCAA: Princeton at Harvard.

9:30 p.m., CBSSN — NCAA: Air Force at Nevada.

10:15 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA: Colorado State at New Mexico.

Golf

6 a.m., Golf Channel — European PGA: Valderrama Masters from Sotogrande, Spain.

12:30 p.m., Golf Channel — LPGA: Taiwan Championship from Taipei. (taped today)

2:30 p.m., Golf Channel — Champions: Dominion Charity Classic from Richmond, Va.

10 p.m., Golf Channel — PGA: The CJ Cup from Jeju Island, South Korea.

Tennis

6 a.m., Tennis Channel — ATP: Stockholm Open from Sweden.

CT SUN

Sun's Brionna Jones denied visa into Turkey with Russian team

WNBA players Emma Cannon and Brionna Jones were denied visas for entry into Turkey with their Russian team this week

H.S. football / Week 4 final scores

East Lyme 21, New London 20 Fitch 46, NFA 13 Bacon Academy 35, Waterford 19 Stonington 35, Montville 0