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

Shouldn’t the Sun, you know, get a banner when they earn one?

Mohegan — The rafters inside the building hardly tell the story of Mohegan Sun...

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.

PROFESSIONAL

AL East-leading Red Sox obtain OF Rajai Davis from Oakland

Former New London great Rajai Davis, right, scoring a run earlier this season against the Toronto Blue Jays, was traded from the Oakland Athletics to the Boston Red Sox on Wednesday. Davis is expected to join the first-place Red Sox on Thursday in Cleveland. (Jeff Chiu/AP File Photo)

The AL East-leading Boston Red Sox have boosted their outfield depth by acquiring speedy Rajai Davis from the Oakland Athletics for a minor league outfielder

Flexen, Smith lead Mets over Diamondbacks 4-2

New York Mets catcher Travis d'Arnaud, left, tags out A.J. Pollock of the Arizona Diamondbacks during the fifth inning of Wednesday's game in New York. (Frank Franklin II/AP Photo)

Chris Flexen pitched six effective innings, rookie Dominic Smith homered and the New York Mets ended a three-game skid, beating the Arizona Diamondbacks 4-2.

ON THE AIR

Baseball

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

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

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

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

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

7:30 p.m., ESPN — LLWS: Fairfield (Conn.) vs. Lufkin (Texas) from Williamsport, Pa.

Basketball

9 p.m., ESPN2 — WNBA: Los Angeles Sparks at Phoenix Mercury.

Football

7 p.m., NFL Network — NFL preseason: Miami Dolphins at Philadelphia Eagles.

Golf

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

10:30 a.m., Golf Channel — LPGA: Canadian Pacific Women's Open from Ottawa, Ontario.

2 p.m., Golf Channel — PGA: Northern Trust from Old Westbury, N.Y.

6 p.m., Golf Channel — Web.com: Portland Open from North Plains, Ore.

Talk Show

6:05 p.m., WICH (1310-AM) — Sports Talk with Bill Donovan.

Track & Field

2 p.m., NBCSN — IAAF Diamond League from Zurich.

Wrestling

4 p.m., NBCSN — World Championships from Paris. (taped today)