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: Schooners score three in ninth to rally past Newport

Ben Ruta's RBI single capped a three-run rally in the bottom of the ninth inning which lifted the Mystic Schooners to a 7-6 win over the Newport Gulls in a New England Collegiate Baseball League game on Saturday night at Fitch High School.

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.

PROFESSIONAL

Yankees leave Rays on field for second straight day

Yankees beat Rays 3-2 on Boxberger's 9th-inning error as New York reaches midpoint at 44-37

Buchholz goes the distance as Red Sox beat Astros 6-1

Buchholz takes shutout into 9th, Betts drives in 3 for Red Sox in 6-1 win over Astros

ON THE AIR

Auto Racing

8 a.m., CNBC — Formula One British Grand Prix qualifying from Silverstone, England.

2:30 p.m., NBCSN — NASCAR Xfinity Firecracker 250 qualifying from Daytona Beach, Fla.

4:30 p.m., NBCSN — NASCAR Sprint Cup Coke Zero 400 qualifying from Daytona Beach, Fla.

5:30 p.m., ESPN2 — NHRA Summit Racing Equipment Nationals qualifying from Norwalk, Ohio. (taped today)

7:30 p.m., NBCSN — NASCAR Xfinity Firecracker 250 from Daytona Beach, Fla.

Baseball

11 a.m., MLB Network — MLB: San Francisco Giants at Washington Nationals.

1 p.m., FS1, WFAN (660-AM) — MLB: Tampa Bay Rays at New York Yankees.

1:30 p.m., NESN, WTIC (1080-AM), WEEI (103.7-FM) — MLB: Houston Astros at Boston Red Sox.

4 p.m., MLB Network — MLB: Cleveland Indians at Pittsburgh Pirates.

7 p.m., Ch. 61, WOR (710) — MLB: New York Mets at Los Angeles Dodgers.

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

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

Cycling

7 a.m., NBCSN — Tour de France stage 1 from Utrecht, Netherlands.

3 p.m., Chs. 10, 30 — Tour de France stage 1 from Utrecht, Netherlands. (taped today)

Golf

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

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

3 p.m., Ch. 3 — PGA: Greenbrier Classic from White Sulphur Springs, W.Va.

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

Horse Racing

5 p.m., Chs. 10, 30 — Belmont Oaks and Suburban Handicap from Elmont, N.Y. 

Lacrosse

3 p.m., ESPN2 — World Series of Youth Lacrosse final from Denver.

Martial Arts

9 p.m., ESPN2 — ISKA U.S. Open World Championship from Orlando, Fla.

Motorcycle Racing

4 p.m., Chs. 10, 30 — AMA Motocross from Buchanan, Mich.

Soccer

4 p.m., Ch. 61 — FIFA Women's World Cup: Germany vs. England in third-place game from Edmonton, Alberta. 

8 p.m., YES, WFAN (660-AM) — MLS: New York City FC at Montreal Impact.

9 p.m., CSN — MLS: New England Revolution at FC Dallas.

Tennis

8 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.