Belichick avoids direct answers on deflated footballs

Questions but no answers: Belichick sheds little light on report on underinflated footballs

Rookie guards studying Patriots complex offensive system

Patriots rookies focus on working hard and answering questions cautiously

AP sources: Goodell will not recuse self from Brady appeal

People with knowledge of decision to AP: Roger Goodell will hear Tom Brady's appeal

AP source: Giants tackle Will Beatty tears pectoral muscle

AP source: Giants left tackle Beatty has torn pectoral muscle, expected to have surgery

COLUMNS

Why didn't Mayor Finizio consult Dr. I first?

Idle Thoughts, while waiting for the Sun's season opener, Jacoby Ellsbury's speedy recovery and a...

LOCAL ROUNDUP

Local roundup: Old Lyme upsets No. 2 Shepaug Valley in girls' tennis

Meredith Aird and Emily Brault posted straight set singles wins to help No. 15 Old Lyme upset No. 2 Shepaug Valley, 4-3, in a Class S second round girls' tennis match.

Zablocki wins sold-out inaugural Mystic Half-Marathon

The inaugural Mystic Half-Marathon & 10K was held Sunday, bringing "the local running community, the local flavor, the local excitement."

Pointers' Davila, Hinckley made World Series all-tourney team

A pair of UConn-Avery Point baseball players, Izzy Davila and Andrew Hinckley, were named to the NJCAA Division II World Series team late Saturday night in Enid, Okla.

PROFESSIONAL

Teixeira's grand slam gives Yankees 7-2 win over Seattle

Mark Teixeira's grand slam off Felix Hernandez sends New York to 7-2 win over Seattle

DeGrom dominates Padres to lead Mets to 7-0 win

DeGrom allows 2 hits in 8 innings to lift Mets to 7-0 win over Padres

ON THE AIR

Baseball

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

7 p.m., MLB Network — MLB: Chicago Cubs at Miami Marlins.

10 p.m., YES, WFAN (660-AM) — MLB: New York Yankees at Seattle Mariners.

10 p.m., SNY, WOR (710-AM) — MLB: New York Mets at San Diego Padres.

Golf

10:30 a.m., Golf Channel — NCAA men: Division I Championship match play quarterfinals from Bradenton, Fla.

3:30 p.m., Golf Channel — NCAA men: Division I Championship match play semifinals from Bradenton, Fla.

Soccer

5 p.m., ESPN2 — Exhibition: Cuba vs. New York Cosmos from Havana.

Midnight, FS1 — FIFA U20 World Cup: Mexico vs. Uruguay from Dunedin, New Zealand.

3 a.m. (Wednesday), FS1 — FIFA U20 World Cup: Senegal vs. Colombia from Hamilton, New Zealand.

Softball

8 p.m., ESPN — NCAA: Michigan vs. Florida in College World Series finals Game 2 from Oklahoma City.

Tennis

8 a.m., Tennis Channel — French Open from Paris.

1 p.m., ESPN2 — French Open from Paris. (taped today)

CT SUN

Sun forward Griffin out for 2015 season

Connecticut Sun veteran forward Kelsey Griffin will miss the entire 2015 WNBA season after undergoing arthroscopic surgery on her left hip last Friday.

Hip surgery to sideline Sun's Griffin indefinitely

Connecticut Sun forward Kelsey Griffin underwent arthroscopic surgery on her left hip on Friday morning and will be sideline indefinitely.