Kaepernick will sit through anthem until there's change


Colin Kaepernick plans to sit through the national anthem for as long as he feels is appropriate until he sees major change in America, specifically when it comes to race relations

NFL notes

Ravens tight end Benjamin Watson has torn his right Achilles tendon and is likely lost for the season. The injury occurred on Baltimore's first offensive play in a preseason game against the Detroit Lions on Saturday night.

Cowboys' Romo out with another back injury

Tony Romo is out with yet another back injury and it's unknown when he will return, although Dallas coach Jason Garrett says he expects his star quarterback to play this season.

Niners QB Kaepernick refuses to stand for anthem in protest

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick is refusing to stand for the national anthem before games because he believes the United States oppresses African Americans and other minorities.

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If Kaepernick could only spend time with the Potters ...

Perhaps Kaepernick, rather than acting with divisiveness that further separates us, would learn...

Ollie relieves stress, enjoys fellowship on the golf course

The UConn coach looked relaxed Monday during his charity golf classic at Lake of Isles in North...

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Giants rally late to edge Jets 21-20

Ryan Fitzpatrick threw a touchdown pass to Eric Decker and the New York Jets' defense stifled Eli Manning and the New York Giants' starters in a 21-20 preseason loss Saturday night

Brady sharp in preseason debut as Patriots top Panthers 19-17

Tom Brady looked sharp in his preseason debut, throwing a 33-yard touchdown pass to Chris Hogan to help lead the New England Patriots to a 19-17 preseason win over the Carolina Panthers on Friday night

NFL notes

A Miami federal judge has refused to dismiss a lawsuit filed by New York Giants lineman Jason Pierre-Paul against ESPN over disclosure of his medical records from a 2015 fireworks accident. Judge Marcia Cooke issued her ruling Thursday following a...

UCONN

UConn defense adopts superhero mentality

There's a purpose behind everything that UConn football coach Bob Diaco does.

Walsh earns the respect of his UConn football teammates and coach Diaco

His UConn football teammates call senior LB and co-captain Matt Walsh a "Mini Diaco."

COLLEGES

Six Notre Dame football players arrested in two incidents

Five Notre Dame football players have been arrested after Indiana State Police say a trooper found marijuana and a loaded handgun in their car, and a sixth player was arrested in separate incident and accused of punching a police officer

Bears picked to finish sixth in NEFC

The Coast Guard Academy football team was picked to finish sixth in the New England Football Conference Coaches' Poll for the 2016 season.

LOCAL ROUNDUP

Playing with sports concussion doubles recovery time

New research shows continuing to play despite a concussion doubles recovery time for teen athletes and leads to worse short-term mental function

Local roundup: Tigers complete three-game sweep of Lake Monsters

The Connecticut Tigers continued to play well at Dodd Stadium, completing a three-game sweep of the Vermont Lake Monsters with a 3-0 victory on Sunday in the New York-Penn League.

PROFESSIONAL

His Cup runneth over: Love has many choices for Ryder squad

Ryder Cup captain Davis Love III has four weeks, and many options, to fill his US squad

Reed prevails at Barclays as Fowler loses Ryder Cup spot

Patrick Reed won The Barclays to secure his shot at the FedEx Cup as Fowler throws away spot on Ryder Cup team

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7 p.m., WICH (1310-AM) — NYP: Connecticut Tigers at Staten Island Yankees.

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Dream cool off Sun with 87-73 victory

The Atlanta Dream ended Connecticut's three-game winning streak with any easy 87-73 victory over the Sun in a WNBA game on Sunday afternoon.

Sun hit the road to face Dream in Atlanta

The Connecticut Sun, who began their post-Olympic season with an impressive 84-80 win over the reigning WNBA champion Minnesota Lynx on Friday night, get back to work on Sunday with a road game at the Atlanta Dream (3 p.m., WCCT).