COLUMNS

Since it's all about the money, UConn is the answer

Separating the truth from the roar over conference expansion in college sports has become headache...

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

Delany does not see Rose Bowl move to accommodate playoffs

Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany does not envision the Rose Bowl moving from its New Year's Day spot in order to accommodate the College Football Playoff semifinals.

Huskers punter Foltz is remembered for tenacity, good humor

Nebraska punter Sam Foltz, who died in a car accident over the weekend, is being remembered for his outgoing personality and athletic ability

Sandusky scandal still casts shadow at Penn State

Penn State coach James Franklin sees an improved team in Happy Valley and a program that can't escape the shadow cast by the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal

LOCAL ROUNDUP

One bad inning eliminates New London Legion

Rocky Hill-Cromwell-Portland score five runs in the third inning and went on to beat New London 6-2, eliminating New London from the Northern Division Super Regionals of the state American Legion baseball tournament.

Old Lyme's Wolfe recovering from his second cycling mishap

Ben Wolfe recently celebrated his 23rd birthday in style. He rode his bike.

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BASEBALL/SOFTBALLHolowaty Baseball Camp — July 31-Aug. 4, Pomfret School. Longest running camp in New England. For players ages 9-18 (overnight and day available). For more information and online registration visit...

PROFESSIONAL

Sabathia pitches Yankees past Astros, 6-3

CC Sabathia allowed just two runs in 6 2/3 innings to get back on track after a tough stretch and help the New York Yankees to a 6-3 win over the Houston Astros on Tuesday night.

Major League Baseball roundup

Francisco Lindor's RBI single with one out capped Cleveland's three-run ninth inning and gave the Indians a 7-6 win over the Washington Nationals

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1:30 p.m., NESN, 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.

8 p.m., ESPN — MLB: Chicago White Sox at Chicago Cubs.

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Basketball

7:30 p.m., NBA TV — Women's exhibition: United States vs. France from Newark, Del.

Soccer

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9:30 p.m., ESPN2 — International Champions Cup: Bayern Munich vs. AC Milan from Chicago.

11:30 p.m., ESPN — International Champions Cup: Chelsea vs. Liverpool from Pasadena, Calif.

Tennis

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