Goldcamp ready as the heir to Coast Guard's quarterback position

Coast Guard quarterback Ethan Goldcamp takes a snap from center during a drill at practice in New London on Aug. 7.  (Dana Jensen/The Day)

Coast Guard Academy junior Ethan Goldcamp has learned a lot in his backup role under former record-setting quarterback Derek Victory. Goldcamp has now inherited the position and will be Coast Guard's starter on Aug. 31 when it opens the season...

Clemson title game hero Hunter Renfrow seeking bigger role

Clemson wide receiver Hunter Renfrow runs with the ball during the Fiesta Bowl against Ohio State on Dec. 31, 2016 at Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)

It seems impossible for any Clemson fan to overlook 5-foot-11 Hunter Renfrow after his game-winning catch clinched the Tigers first national title in 35 years.

Ciao, Italy! Women's college hoops teams taking foreign trips

The UConn women's basketball team, under coach Geno Auriemma, is off on a 10-day tour of Italy. The Huskies will play exhibition games in Rome, Florence, Trieste and Venice. (LM Otero/AP Photo)

Ciao! Italy is popular destination for women's basketball teams this summer

NCAA adopts sexual violence policy, emphasizing education

The NCAA board of governors has adopted a policy that requires sexual violence education for all college athletes, coaches and athletics administrators.
Campus leaders such as athletic directors and school presidents will be required to attest that athletes, coaches and administrators have been educated on sexual violence each year. The move follows a number of high-profile assault cases, including Baylor. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy, File)

The NCAA board of governors has adopted a policy that requires yearly sexual violence education for all college athletes, coaches and athletics administrators

Oklahoma would have to face Big 12 rematch for another title

Oklahoma's Baker Mayfield, left, throws in front of tight end Mark Andrews during practice on Aug. 3 in Norman, Okla. Oklahoma, with Heisman Trophy finalist quarterback Mayfield back for his senior season, will be going for its third consecutive Big 12 title, and 11th overall. (Sue Ogrocki/AP Photo)

Oklahoma will have to win a rematch game if the Sooners are going to claim their third straight Big 12 title

COLUMNS

One of New London's own, Na'Quon Sutton, in need of a kidney transplant

New London — Na’Quon Sutton celebrated his 21st birthday recently, except...

Sisk joins her mother on the list of Shennecossett club championship winners

A wave of emotion hit Dawn Sisk when she spotted her parents near the end of the Shennecossett Golf...

MORE COLLEGE SPORTS

San Diego State, Boise State expected to make run in Mountain West

San Diego State's Rashaad Penny runs the ball against South Alabama during the first half of an Oct. 1, 2016 game in Mobile, Ala. (Dan Anderson/AP Photo)

One week after the NFL's Chargers announced they were relocating to Los Angeles, San Diego State gave a five-year contract extension to coach Rocky Long

Former Ole Miss coach Nutt's lawsuit vs. school dismissed

Former Ole Miss coach Houston Nutt's lawsuit vs. school dismissed

Ohio State O-line eager to show it's not team's weakest link

Ohio State offensive lineman Michael Jordan plays against Rutgers during an Oct. 1, 2016 game in Columbus, Ohio. Ohio State’s offensive linemen are eager to prove they are not the team’s weakest link. (Jay LaPrete/AP Photo)

Ohio State's offensive linemen eager to show improvement after struggling last season.

New conference, new QB won't stop Coast Guard from letting it fly

Wide receiver Darius Adams (12) prepares to catch a pass during the first practice of the season for the Coast Guard Academy football team on Monday at New London.   (Dana Jensen/The Day)

The Coast Guard Academy football team held its first day of practice Monday, returning a team which accumulated 3,222 passing yards last season, including all-star wide receiver Darius Adams.

UCONN FOOTBALL

UConn's punter, Magliozzi is a 23-year-old former plumber from Australia

Not every day your punter is a 23-year-old former plumber from Australia. Meet Luke Magliozzi, the newest addition to the UConn football roster.

Edsall names Pindell UConn's starting quarterback

UConn quarterback David Pindell (5) warms up before Sunday's open practice at Rentschler Field in East Hartford. (Gavin Keefe/The Day)

Junior college transfer David Pindell arrived at UConn as a strong contender for the starting quarterback job.

LOCAL ROUNDUP

Local roundup: Tigers sweep ValleyCats at Dodd

Five Connecticut pitchers combined for 12 shutout innings as the Connecticut Tigers completed a doubleheader sweep of the Tri-City ValleyCats on Tuesday night at Dodd Stadium.

Local roundup: Vermont routs Tigers 9-3

Aaron Arruda homered and had two hits, and Jean Ruiz threw six scoreless innings as the Vermont Lake Monsters beat the Connecticut Tigers 9-3 on Monday in the New York-Penn League.

PROFESSIONAL

Boston bound: Cavs trade Irving to Celtics for Thomas, more

In this Nov. 3, 2016, file photo, Cleveland Cavaliers' Kyrie Irving, right, looks to drive against Boston Celtics' Isaiah Thomas during the first half of an NBA game in Cleveland. Irving, who asked Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert to trade him earlier this summer, was traded Tuesday to the Celtics, who swapped him for Thomas. (Ron Schwane/AP File Photo)

A person familiar with the negotiations says the Cleveland Cavaliers have traded Kyrie Irving to the Boston Celtics for Isaiah Thomas.

Sanchez homers twice as Yankees beat Tigers 13-4

Gary Sanchez connects for a two-run home run during the first inning, the first of his two HRs, as the Yankees rolled to a 13-4 win over the Tigers on Tuesday night in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

Gary Sanchez hit two home runs _ including a first-inning drive estimated at nearly 500 feet _ and Masahiro Tanaka pitched seven tidy innings in his return from the disabled list to lead the New York Yankees to a 13-4 victory over the Detroit Tigers

ON THE AIR

Baseball

11 a.m., ESPN — LLWS: Jackson (N.J.) vs. Fairfield from Williamsport, Pa.

3 p.m., ESPN — LLWS: White Rock (British Columbia) vs. Tokyo (Japan) from Williamsport, Pa.

3:30 p.m., MLB Network — MLB: Milwaukee Brewers at San Francisco Giants.

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

7 p.m., MyTV9, WFAN (660-AM), WXLM (980-AM) — MLB: New York Yankees at Detroit Tigers.

7 p.m., SNY, WOR (710-AM) — MLB: Arizona Diamondbacks at New York Mets.

7 p.m., WICH (1310-AM) — NYP: Tri-City ValleyCats at Connecticut Tigers.

7:30 p.m., ESPN — LLWS: Lufkin (Texas) vs. Greenville (N.C.) from Williamsport, Pa.

10 p.m., ESPN — MLB: Texas Rangers at Los Angeles Angels.

Basketball

7 p.m., Twitter, sun.wnba — WNBA: Dallas Wings at Connecticut Sun.

Soccer

2:30 p.m., FS1 — Champions League playoffs: Hoffenheim at Liverpool.

Wrestling

3:30 p.m., NBCSN — World Championships from Paris. (taped today)