COLUMNS

We all have ... and need ... people like Tanya Wheeler in our lives

Every town, or at least every town with a soul, has one. A place. THE place. The gathering spot,...

Scott settles into his new golf home at Pequot

There's a new face behind the pro shop counter and in charge of the golf at Pequot Golf Club in...

UCONN

Busy week for UConn coach Geno Auriemma

It's been a busy July for UConn coach Geno Auriemma

R.J. Evans begins a new journey

Former NFA standout hired as graduate assistant at Texas

COLLEGES

Sherri Coale headlines Women's Basketball Hall class of 2016

Oklahoma's Sherri Coale to enter women's basketball hall in 2016

Potential SEC contenders relying on players back from injury

Potential SEC contenders Ole Miss, Alabama, Auburn relying heavily on players back from injury

LOCAL ROUNDUP

Pawcatuck/Westerly captures New England Junior League softball title

There was nothing routine about Pawcatuck/Westerly's New England championship run.

Waterford moves step closer to berth in state Little League baseball title game

Waterford moved a step closer to the Connecticut Little League 11-12-year-old baseball championship with an 11-5 victory over Norwich on Wednesday night in the opening round of the final four double-elimination tournament.

Local roundup: Black Hall's Rainaud finishes ninth in Connecticut Open

Black Hall assistant pro Adam Rainaud finished tied for ninth in the 81st Connecticut Open golf championship on Wednesday at The Patterson Club in Fairfield

PROFESSIONAL

White Sox roll past Red Sox for their seventh straight win

Adam Eaton's leadoff HR gets White Sox rolling to 7th straight win; 9-2 over Red Sox

Lewis, Rangers cool off Yankees 5-2

Rangers get rare home win as Lewis goes 6 strong for 11th victory, 5-2 over Yankees

CT SUN

Catchings lifts Fever past Sun in OT

Tamika Catchings made a step-back jumper with 6.5 seconds left in overtime to give the Indiana Fever a 75-73 win over the Connecticut Sun on Tuesday night.

Positive experience in Italy has worked wonders for Sun's Pedersen

Kayla Pedersen’s confidence and play have improved in her third season with the Connecticut Sun, who begin the post-WNBA All-Star break at home Tueday night at 7 against the Indiana Fever.

ON THE AIR

Baseball

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

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

7 p.m., MLB Network — MLB: Detroit Tigers at Baltimore Orioles.

7 p.m., WICH (1310-AM) — NYP: Mahoning Valley Scrappers at Connecticut Tigers.

8 p.m., YES, WFAN (660-AM) — MLB: New York Yankees at Texas Rangers.

Football

8:30 p.m., ESPN2 — CFL: British Columbia Lions at Winnipeg Blue Bombers.

Golf

7:30 a.m., Golf Channel — European PGA: Paul Lawrie Matchplay from Aberdeen, Scotland.

9 a.m., ESPN2 — Women's British Open from Turnberry, Scotland.

2:30 p.m., Golf Channel — PGA: Quicken Loans National from Gainesville, Va.

6:30 p.m., Golf Channel — Web.com: Utah Championship from Lehi.

Special Olympics

7 p.m., ESPN — World Games from Los Angeles.

Soccer

8 a.m., FS1 — International Champions Cup: Real Madrid vs. AC Milan from Shanghai.