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.

Oklahoma going for 10th title in Big 12 still with 10 teams

While the Big 12 could be expanding, defending champion Oklahoma seems to have everything in place to again top the current group of 10 teams

Boise State, San Diego State at top, but rest of MWC open

Last year proved the Mountain West can be more than just Boise State and everyone else when it comes to the conference title race, as evidenced by San Diego State winning its first outright conference crown

Rule change has coaches debating how often to retweet

A new NCAA rule change is catching some recruits by surprise while causing coaches to debate how much time they should spend on social media

COLUMNS

It's time to start having fun at UConn football games

Storrs — It’s always been vexing, the alarming number of dismissive waves...

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...

MORE COLLEGE SPORTS

Alabama, SEC trying to stay in college football's penthouse

A postseason rampage put both Alabama and the Southeastern Conference back on top in college football last season. There are new questions this year

With no clear favorite, Pac-12 promises memorable fall race

The West Coast's top league is wide open heading into the fall, with a half-dozen legitimate title contenders and no overwhelming favorite

Ole Miss has rosy outlook this year, but NCAA judgment looms

Mississippi's football program is coming off a 10-win season and viewed among the upper tier of the SEC, but an NCAA judgment looms

Arizona offensive lineman dies in sleep

Athletic director Greg Byrne says Zach Hemmila, a senior offensive lineman for the University of Arizona, died in his sleep overnight

UCONN FOOTBALL

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."

Diaco gives UConn preseason camp rave reviews

From the first day to the approaching end of summer workouts, UConn football coach Bob Diaco has been pleased with the team's work ethic, effort, attitude and commitment. He also loved the competitive spirit on both sides of the ball.

LOCAL ROUNDUP

Local roundup: Rainaud rides strong finish to win his second Connecticut PGA Championship

A strong back nine helped propel Adam Rainaud to his second Connecticut PGA Championship victory.

Local roundup: Tigers fall to Renegades in series opener

Blaise Salter drove in a pair of runs for the Connecticut Tigers, bringing his season total to 42, but the Tigers opened a three-game series with a 6-2 loss to the Hudson Valley Renegades.

PROFESSIONAL

NFL notes

The San Diego Chargers have withdrawn their contract offer to first-round draft pick Joey Bosa and will restructure a new deal that takes into account his absence from the team.

Kvitova tops Bouchard at Connecticut Open

Defending champion Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic advanced to the Connecticut Open quarterfinals, beating Canada's Eugenie Bouchard 6-3, 6-2 on Wednesday night.

ON THE AIR

Baseball

1 p.m., NESN, WTIC (1080-AM), WEEI (103.7-FM) — MLB: Boston Red Sox at Tampa Bay Rays.

3 p.m., ESPN — Little League: San Nicolas (Mexico) vs. Seoul (South Korea) in World Series from Williamsport, Pa.

7 p.m., SNY, WOR (710-AM) — MLB: New York Mets at St. Louis Cardinals.

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

7:30 p.m., ESPN — Little League: Goodlettsville (Tenn.) vs. Bowling Green (Ky.) in World Series from Williamsport, Pa.

11 p.m., MLB Network — MLB: San Francisco Giants at Los Angeles Dodgers. (joined in progress)

Football

7:30 p.m., ESPN2 — CFL: British Columbia Lions at Ottawa Redblacks.

8 p.m., Chs. 10, 30 — NFL preseason: Atlanta Falcons vs. Miami Dolphins from Orlando.

10 p.m., NFL Network — NFL preseason: Dallas Cowboys at Seattle Seahawks.

Golf

5:30 a.m., Golf Channel — European PGA: Made in Denmark from Farso, Denmark.

Noon, Golf Channel — Web.com: Portland Open from North Plains, Ore.

2 p.m., Golf Channel — PGA: The Barclays from Farmingdale, N.Y.

6 p.m., Golf Channel — LPGA: Canadian Women's Open from Calgary, Alberta.