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True freshmen are already contributing for UConn football

UConn head coach Randy Edsall works the sidelines during the season opener against Holy Cross on Aug. 31 at Rentschler Field in East Hartford. (AP Photo/Stephen Dunn)

When evaluating young players, UConn coach Randy Edsall can tell a lot by looking into their eyes.

Virginia routs UConn 38-18

Virginia linebacker Malcolm Cook tackles UConn quarterback Bryant Shirreffs (4) during the Cavaliers' 38-18 victory over the Huskies on Saturday in Charlottesville, Va. (Andrew Shurtleff/The Daily Progress via AP)

Kurt Benkert passed for a school-record breaking 455 yards and Virginia avenged a heartbreak loss last season with a 38-18 victory over Connecticut on Saturday

Wichita State to make AAC debut at UConn

Wichita State will plays its first game in the American Athletic Conference against UConn when the Huskies host the Shockers on Saturday, Dec. 30, in a noon game at the XL Center in Hartford.


A lenient NCAA imposes two-year probation on Rutgers

In this Dec. 10, 2013, file photo, Rutgers athletic director Julie Hermann, right, and head football coach Kyle Flood, listen during an NCAA college football news conference in New York.  The NCAA on Friday has placed Rutgers on two-year probation and publically reprimanded and censured the university for failing to monitor its football program over a five-year period between 2011 and 2015.  (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)

The NCAA has placed Rutgers on two-year probation and publically reprimanded and censured the Big Ten Conference university for failing to monitor its football program over a five-year period between the 2011-12 academic year and the fall of 2015

Coast Guard defensive backs Goldsworthy, Coco learned well on the fly

Coast Guard Academy sophomore Mike Goldsworthy, right, starting his first career game, intercepts a pass Saturday against Nichols, one of three interceptions for the Bears in a 13-0 victory. (Tim Martin/The Day)

Despite being newcomers to the lineup, Michael Goldsworthy and Colby Coco each had interceptions last week as the Coast Guard Academy football team blanked Nichols.

FBS sees huge spike in targeting penalty enforcement so far

Hawaii wide receiver Kalakaua Timoteo drops the ball and gets leveled by UCLA linebacker Josh Woods and hit from behind by defensive back Mossi Johnson during the second half of a Sept. 9 game in Pasadena, Calif. Woods was penalized for targeting and ejected. College football’s Bowl Subdivision has seen a 73-percent increase in the number of targeting penalties enforced through the first three weeks of the season compared with the same point in 2016. (Alex Gallardo/AP Photo)

Football Bowl Subdivision sees 73-percent increase in targeting penalties enforced through comparable point in 2016


H.S. football / Week 3 scores

New London 13, Bacon Academy 12, 4th East Lyme 28, Stonington 6, final Fitch 28, Montville 6, final NFA 35, Ledyard 6, final

Listen live tonight at 6:30 - Montville at Fitch football

Go to tonight to listen to a live audio webcast of the football game bewteen Fitch (2-0) and Montville (2-0). Kickoff is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. with pregame coverage starting at 6:25 p.m.


Local roundup: NFA edges Ledyard in boys' soccer

Nathan Cherenzia assisted on both goals as the Norwich Free Academy boys' soccer team held off Ledyard 2-1 Thursday in an Eastern Connecticut Conference Division I game.

Local roundup: Steele leads Conn past Coast Guard

Valerie Hines (11) of Coast Guard and Zoe Stublarec of Connecticut College, right,  both go up to head the ball during Wednesday's women's soccer game at Conn's Silfen Field at New London. Conn won 1-0.  (Dana Jensen/The Day)

Lauren Steele scored in the 59th minute as host Connecticut College remained unbeaten with a 1-0 win over Coast Guard in a nonleague women's soccer match on Wednesday.


Justin Thomas tied for Tour Championship lead

Justin Thomas putts on the 17th hole Friday during the second round of the Tour Championship at East Lake Golf Club in Atlanta. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

Justin Thomas shares the lead and nudges ahead in the race for $10 million FedEx Cup

Kyle Busch takes pole at New Hampshire in 2nd NASCAR playoff

Kyle Busch drives through Turn 4 on Friday while qualifying for the NASCAR Cup Series auto race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon, N.H. Busch won pole position for Sunday's race. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Kyle Busch turned a lap of 135.049 mph to win the pole Friday at New Hampshire Motor Speedway


Auto Racing

11:30 a.m., NBCSN — NASCAR Monster Cup ISM Connect 300 practice from Loudon, N.H.

1:30 p.m., FS1 — NASCAR Truck UNOH 175 practice from Loudon, N.H.

2:30 p.m., FS1 — NHRA Dodge Nationals qualifying from St. Louis.

3:30 p.m., FS1 — NASCAR Truck UNOH 175 final practice from Loudon, N.H.

4 p.m., NBCSN — NASCAR Xfinity 300 practice from Sparta, Ky.

5 p.m., NBCSN — NASCAR Monster Cup ISM Connect 300 qualifying from Loudon, N.H.

6:30 p.m., NBCSN — NASCAR Xfinity 300 final practice from Sparta, Ky.

8 p.m., FS1 — ARCA Crosley Brands 150 from Sparta, Ky. 


7 p.m., YES, WFAN (660-AM), WXLM (980-AM) — MLB: New York Yankees at Toronto Blue Jays.

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

7 p.m., SNY, WOR (710-AM) — MLB: Washington Nationals at New York Mets.

7:30 p.m., ESPN — MLB: Chicago Cubs at Milwaukee Brewers.

10 p.m., MLB Network — MLB: Cleveland Indians at Seattle Mariners.


10:30 p.m., ESPN — Oscar Valdez vs. Genesis Servania in a featherweight bout and Gilberto Ramirez vs. Jesse Hart in a super middleweight bout from Tucson, Ariz.


6:30 p.m., — High school: Montville at Fitch.

6:30 p.m., WJJF (94.9-FM) — High school: Norwich Free Academy at Ledyard.

8 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA: Virginia at Boise State.

10:30 p.m., FS1 — NCAA: Utah at Arizona.

11 p.m., ESPN2 — CFL: Hamilton Tiger-Cats at British Columbia Lions.


6:30 a.m., Golf Channel — European PGA: Portugal Masters from Vilamoura.

11 a.m., Golf Channel — DAP Championship from Beachwood, Ohio.

1 p.m., Golf Channel — PGA Tour Championship from Atlanta.

6 p.m., Golf Channel — Champions: Pure Insurance Championship from Pebble Beach, Calif.   


7:30 p.m., MSG — NHL preseason: New York Rangers at New York Islanders.


7 a.m., Tennis Channel — ATP: Laver Cup from Prague, Czech Republic.