WNBA roundup

Nneka Ogwumike had 24 points and 14 rebounds, Candace Parker added 18 points and six assists and the Los Angeles Sparks ended a two-game skid with a 95-75 win over the Washington Mystics on Friday night

Sun beat Sky in final game before Olympic break

The Connecticut Sun end the pre-Olympic portion part of their WNBA schedule with an impressive 94-89 road win over the Chicago Sky on Friday night.

Sun can't break without winning first

The Connecticut Sun are mathematically alive in the WNBA playoff race thanks to the majority of teams having losing records, and it must win at the Chicago Sky on Friday night in order to gain ground.

Ogwumike sparks Sun past Wings

Chiney Ogwumike had a career-high 26 points and seven blocks with 15 rebounds and four steals as the Connecticut Sun beat the Dallas Wings on Wednesday afternoon, 89-78.

It's now or never for Sun

The Connecticut Sun aren't out of the playoff race because the majority of WNBA teams having losing records, but time is running out. Their final two games before the Olympic break will make-or-break their chances, starting today at the Dallas Stars.

COLUMNS

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...

We have another fight ... this time with 3-year-old Meadow Cavanna

The communities of East Lyme and Waterford, neighbors and sports rivals, became brethren during...

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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

HIGH SCHOOL

Pagan enjoyed her time with Puerto Rican U18 basketball team

New London's India Pagan endured day-long travel and temperatures in the thirties playing for Puerto Rico at this month's 2016 FIBA U18 Americas Championships in Chile. It was totally worth it.

The Day's All-Area Baseball Player of the Year: East Lyme's Matt Spang

East Lyme High School senior Matt Spang led the Vikings' charge to their second straight Class L championship game by giving his heart and soul.

The Day's All-Area Softball Player of the Year: Fitch's Caroline Taber

Fitch High School's Caroline Taber, the two-time Gatorade Connecticut Softball Player of the Year, is The Day's All-Area Player of the Year for the third straight season.

LOCAL ROUNDUP

New London Legion falls 1-0 in eight innings at state tourney

Noah Budzik's RBI single in the bottom of the eighth inning lifted Rocky Hill-Cromwell-Portland to a 1-0 win over New London on Sunday in the Northern Division Super Regionals of the state American Legion baseball tournament.

Local roundup: Waterford wins to clinch spot in N.E. Babe Ruth tourney semis

Waterford took all the drama out of its game early at the New England Babe Ruth 13-year-old baseball tournament on Sunday.

Local roundup: New London beats Tolland 6-2 in Legion tournament

New London won its opener in the Northern Division Super Regionals at the American Legion baseball state tournament, beating Tolland 6-2 on Saturday.

PROFESSIONAL

Yankees beat Giants, discussing deal to send Chapman to Cubs

The New York Yankees are discussing a trade that would send Aroldis Chapman to the Chicago Cubs as part of a swap that would bring 19-year-old shortstop prospect Gleyber Torres to the Yankees.

Ken Griffey Jr. and Mike Piazza inducted into Hall of Fame

Staring out at their families and tens of thousands of fans who hung on every word, Ken Griffey Jr. and Mike Piazza were inducted Sunday into the Baseball Hall of Fame in a ceremony tinged with tears all around.

Major League Baseball roundup

Pinch-hitter Nolan Reimold hit a game-winning, two-out homer in the ninth inning after Pedro Alvarez reached on a strikeout, and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Cleveland Indians 5-3 Sunday for a three-game sweep

ON THE AIR

Baseball

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.

8 p.m., MyTV9, WFAN (660-AM), WXLM (980-AM) — MLB: New York Yankees at Houston Astros.

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.