Former NFL star tackles overgrown field for football camp


Ex-NFL star Reggie McKenzie tackles grass, weeds in namesake field to kickoff football camp

NFL notes: Jets' Richardson suspended for first four games

Jets' Richardson suspended 1st 4 games of season for violating NFL's substance abuse policy

Brady waiting for Goodell decision after 10-hour hearing

Waiting game: Timing uncertain for decision on Brady's appeal of four-game suspension

Brady's appeal ends with no immediate decision

Tom Brady's appeal in deflated footballs saga goes into evening at NFL offices

COLUMNS

Sun are ornery ... and it's wonderful

If a 7-3 record isn't the best talking point thus far for the Sun of 2015, this is: They are ornery...

Connecticut's survival skills are just fine

Anne Donovan ... nah. Scratch that. Make that poor Anne Donovan, sat down in the interview room,...

LOCAL ROUNDUP

Local roundup: Schooners score three in ninth to rally past Newport

Ben Ruta's RBI single capped a three-run rally in the bottom of the ninth inning which lifted the Mystic Schooners to a 7-6 win over the Newport Gulls in a New England Collegiate Baseball League game on Saturday night at Fitch High School.

Local roundup: Spinners end Tigers' five-game win streak

Lowell’s Josh Ockimey lined a 3-2 pitch to centerfield with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning to tie the game Friday and Mitch Gunsolus followed with a single to right to give the Spinners a 2-1 victory over the Connecticut Tigers.

PROFESSIONAL

Yankees leave Rays on field for second straight day

Yankees beat Rays 3-2 on Boxberger's 9th-inning error as New York reaches midpoint at 44-37

Buchholz goes the distance as Red Sox beat Astros 6-1

Buchholz takes shutout into 9th, Betts drives in 3 for Red Sox in 6-1 win over Astros

ON THE AIR

Auto Racing

7:30 a.m., CNBC — Formula One British Grand Prix from Silverstone, England.

1 p.m., ESPN — NHRA Summit Racing Equipment Nationals from Norwalk, Ohio. (taped today)

5 p.m., Chs. 10, 30 — Global Rally Cross from Jacksonville, N.C. (taped today)

7 p.m., Chs. 10, 30 — NASCAR Sprint Cup Coke Zero 400 from Daytona Beach, Fla.

Baseball

1 p.m., YES, WFAN (660-AM) — MLB: Tampa Bay Rays at New York Yankees.

1:30 p.m., NESN, WTIC (1080-AM), WEEI (103.7-FM) — MLB: Houston Astros at Boston Red Sox.

4 p.m., WCCT, WOR (710) — MLB: New York Mets at Los Angeles Dodgers.

4 p.m., WICH (1310-AM) — NYP: Vermont Lake Monsters at Connecticut Tigers.

7:30 p.m., ESPN — MLB: All-Star Game Selection Show.

8 p.m., ESPN — MLB: San Francisco Giants at Washington Nationals.

Cycling

7 a.m., NBCSN — Tour de France.

2 p.m., Chs. 10, 30 — Tour de France. (taped today)

Golf

7:30 a.m., Golf Channel — European PGA: French Open from Paris.

1 p.m., Golf Channel — PGA: Greenbrier Classic from White Sulphur Springs, W.Va.

3 p.m., Ch. 3 — PGA: Greenbrier Classic from White Sulphur Springs, W.Va.

3 p.m., Golf Channel — Web.com: Nova Scotia Open from Halifax.

Horse Racing

4:30 p.m., FS1 — United Nations Stakes from Oceanport, N.J. 

Soccer

7 p.m., Ch. 61 — FIFA Women's World Cup: United States vs. Japan in championship game from Vancouver, British Columbia.

11 p.m., ESPN2 — MLS: San Jose Earthquakes at Portland Timbers.

 

 

CT SUN

Sky beat Sun with late burst 77-74

Allie Quigley made two go-ahead free throws with 15.4 seconds left to give the Chicago Sky a 77-74 win over the Connecticut Sun on Thursday.

Sun forced to face Sky without Kelsey Bone following suspension

Connecticut Sun center Kelsey Bone has been suspended one game and will miss tonight's home game against the Chicago Sky as punishment for throwing an elbow to Natalie Achonwa's head during Tuesday's loss to the Indiana Fever.