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Josh Tiven's story just keeps getting better and better

This is no longer the local-guy-makes-good story. Josh Tiven is a veritable veteran now, six years...

Elliott keeps on rolling through golf's peaks and valleys

John Elliott, the former NFA star, divides time living between Westerly and Jupiter, Fla., but his...

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UCONN

UConn AD preparing pitch and waiting to hear from Big 12

UConn's new athletic director says he's waiting to hear from the Big 12 about its interest level in the school before reaching out for an official pitch to join the conference

UConn looks at Maui Invitational as potential springboard

Few things can make a group of college basketball coaches more giddy about the upcoming season then talking about playing in the Maui Invitational.

Highly-motivated Durham on the comeback trail for UConn

Whenever Juwan Durham feels in a funk during his long recovery from his second knee injury, he looks up motivational videos.

COLLEGES

Oklahoma State officials: Coger died after 40-minute outdoor workout

Officials say Oklahoma State basketball player Tyrek Coger died from an enlarged heart after a 40-minute team workout on the football stadium stairs in hot weather

Clemson, Florida State keeping firm control of ACC's Atlantic Division

Clemson, Florida State in control of ACC's Atlantic Division entering 2016 season

Mauk starts over at Eastern Kentucky after Missouri turmoil

Maty Mauk understands that second-guessing might accompany his second chance at Eastern Kentucky

LOCAL ROUNDUP

Waterford Babe Ruth 13s roll on

The Waterford 13-year old Babe Ruth all-star team breezed through pool play this week in the New England Regional tournament.

White pitches two-hitter as New London Legion beats Tolland

Quantique White pitched a two-hitter with seven strikeouts as New London beat Tolland on Monday, 4-0, to stay alive at the Northern Division Super Regionals at South Windsor's Rotary Field.

Brennan, Waterford finish their run at Senior League softball East Regional

Despite finishing 0-4 in the East Regional Senior League softball tournament, Connecticut champion Waterford had a meaningful summer.

PROFESSIONAL

Yankees trade closer Chapman to the Cubs

The Chicago Cubs have acquired hard-throwing reliever Aroldis Chapman in a trade with the New York Yankees, giving the NL Central leaders a boost as they try for their first World Series title in more than a century.

Mets hope to acquire bullpen help before trade deadline

At last year's trade deadline, Sandy Alderson fed a big meal to New York Mets fans hungry for a title, acquiring Yoenis Cespedes. This year, the general manager is more likely to add a side of fries.

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6 p.m., WICH (1310-AM) — NYP: Connecticut Tigers at Mahoning Valley Scrappers in a doubleheader.

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

7 p.m., SNY, WOR (710-AM) — MLB: St. Louis Cardinals at New York Mets.

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Basketball

10 p.m., NBA TV — Women's exhibition: United States vs. USA Select Team from Los Angeles.

Football

7:30 p.m., ESPN2 — CFL: Montreal Alouettes at Toronto Argonauts.

Soccer

7:30 a.m., ESPN2 — International Champions Cup: Manchester City vs. Manchester United from Beijing.

Tennis

11 a.m., Tennis Channel — Rogers Cup from Montreal and Toronto.