Former UConn star Moore fighting for a spot with Raiders

After missing time with injuries, former starting LB Sio Moore fighting for role on Raiders

Alex Morgan hopes last injury was the last

Alex Morgan is hoping her injuries are behind her as she looks toward Rio

Johnny Manziel out for rest of preseason with elbow injury

Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel will sit out last 2 exhibitions with sore right elbow

Giants offensive line gets some good news with Jets on tap

Despite concerns with Richburg and Newhouse, Giants offensive line might be intact for Jets

Ex-NBA star Darryl Dawkins has died

Former NBA star Darryl Dawkins, known to fans as 'Chocolate Thunder' has died at age 58


Sun's Donovan deserves to be able to see this through

Mohegan — There comes a point when you run out of things to say. The Connecticut Sun...

August is a major month for local golf

August is major month at several area golf courses. Several familiar faces competed for club...



Colon tosses seven scoreless innings, Mets beat Phillies 9-4

Bartolo Colon tosses 7 scoreless innings, Mets keep up offense in 9-4 win over Phillies

Major League Baseball roundup

Justin Verlander falls 3 outs short of 3rd career no-hitter, Tigers beat Angels 5-0

Astros top last year's win total, beat Yankees 6-2

Gattis hits 2 HRs, Astros beat Yanks 6-2; Houston tops last year's win total with 71st victory


Beckham intends to have fun even if it makes him a target

Odell Beckham not worried about lack of preseason catches, looking to have fun again in 2015

Grand jury indicts former 49er Ray McDonald on rape charge

Santa Clara County grand jury indicts former NFL defensive lineman Ray McDonald on rape charge

Cruz believes he will be ready for Giants opener

While Coughlin concerned that Cruz isn't practicing, receiver expects to be ready for Dallas

Healthy eating helps NFL players achieve fitness goals

NFL players consume tons of healthy food to achieve their fitness goals


Rangers sign Stepan to reported six-year, $39M deal

Derek Stepan and Rangers agree on long-term deal hours before arbitration hearing

Lamoriello leaves Devils take become Maple Leafs' GM

Maple Leafs hire Lou Lamoriello as general manager; veteran executive won 3 titles with Devils


Mitchell, Mercury beat Sun at buzzer

Leilani Mitchell made an off-balance 3-pointer at the buzzer as the Phoenix Mercury rallied to beat the Connecticut Sun on Thursday 81-80, the Sun’s sixth straight loss.

Sun could use a little good fortune

The struggling Connecticut Sun won't be catching any breaks from their remaining regular season schedule as almost every opponent is tough, including Thursday's foe, the defending WNBA champion Phoenix Mercury (Mohegan Sun Arena, 7 p.m., WCTX).


Longtime Saints recall the team's role in Katrina recovery

Longest-tenured Saints gratified to have been part of the first decade of Katrina recovery

Defending champion Kvitova advances in Connecticut Open

Defending champion Petra Kvitova advances to Connecticut Open semifinals

Spieth stumbles out of the blocks at Barclays

4-way tie for early lead as Jordan Spieth has a rare stumble at Barclays

Patriots look for improvement in third preseason game

Patriots look for improvement in 3rd preseason game against Cam Newton, Panthers



4 p.m., ESPN — Little League: Baja California (Mexico) vs. Barquisimento (Venezuela) in World Series from Williamsport, Pa.

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

7 p.m., WICH (1310-AM) — NYP: Lowell Spinners at Connecticut Tigers.

7 p.m., MLB Network — MLB: San Diego Padres at Washington Nationals.

7 p.m., NESN — IL: Pawtucket Red Sox at Buffalo Bisons.

8 p.m., ESPN — Little League: Bonita (Calif.) vs. Pearland (Texas) in World Series from Williamsport, Pa.


7 p.m., MyTV9 — WNBA: Phoenix Mercury at Connecticut Sun.


7:30 p.m., ESPN2 — CFL: Montreal Alouettes at Hamilton Tiger-Cats.


5 a.m., Golf Channel — European PGA: Czech Masters from Prague, Czech Republic.

11:30 a.m., Golf Channel — LPGA: Yokahama Tire Classic from Prattville, Ala.

2 p.m., Golf Channel — PGA: The Barclays from Edison, N.J.

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