UCONN WOMEN'S BASKETBALL

Breanna Stewart wins Honda Cup as top college woman athlete

Former UConn star Breanna Stewart was honored as the collegiate woman athlete of the year earning the Honda Cup

UCONN MEN'S BASKETBALL

UConn looks at Maui Invitational as potential springboard

Few things can make a group of college basketball coaches more giddy about the upcoming season then talking about playing in the Maui Invitational.

Highly-motivated Durham on the comeback trail for UConn

Whenever Juwan Durham feels in a funk during his long recovery from his second knee injury, he looks up motivational videos.

Marquee road games highlight UConn men's non-conference schedule

Looking to attend a marquee non-conference matchup involving UConn this upcoming season?

Ollie sees similarities between heralded recruiting class and his UConn playing days

UConn men's basketball coach Kevin Ollie sees similarities between this upcoming season's group of talented freshmen and the one that he belonged to as a player in 1991.

COLUMNS

Josh Tiven's story just keeps getting better and better

This is no longer the local-guy-makes-good story. Josh Tiven is a veritable veteran now, six years...

Elliott keeps on rolling through golf's peaks and valleys

John Elliott, the former NFA star, divides time living between Westerly and Jupiter, Fla., but his...

COLLEGES

Huskers punter Foltz is remembered for tenacity, good humor

Nebraska punter Sam Foltz, who died in a car accident over the weekend, is being remembered for his outgoing personality and athletic ability

Sandusky scandal still casts shadow at Penn State

Penn State coach James Franklin sees an improved team in Happy Valley and a program that can't escape the shadow cast by the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal

Sun Belt chief envisions stability despite Big 12 expansion

Sun Belt Conference commissioner won't rule out Big 12 expansion plans affecting his league

Oklahoma State officials: Coger died after 40-minute outdoor workout

Officials say Oklahoma State basketball player Tyrek Coger died from an enlarged heart after a 40-minute team workout on the football stadium stairs in hot weather

LOCAL ROUNDUP

Waterford Babe Ruth 13s roll on

The Waterford 13-year old Babe Ruth all-star team breezed through pool play this week in the New England Regional tournament.

White pitches two-hitter as New London Legion beats Tolland

Quantique White pitched a two-hitter with seven strikeouts as New London beat Tolland on Monday, 4-0, to stay alive at the Northern Division Super Regionals at South Windsor's Rotary Field.

Brennan, Waterford finish their run at Senior League softball East Regional

Despite finishing 0-4 in the East Regional Senior League softball tournament, Connecticut champion Waterford had a meaningful summer.

PROFESSIONAL

Yankees trade closer Chapman to the Cubs

The Chicago Cubs have acquired hard-throwing reliever Aroldis Chapman in a trade with the New York Yankees, giving the NL Central leaders a boost as they try for their first World Series title in more than a century.

Romine, Pineda, new-look bullpen lead Yanks past Astros 2-1

Austin Romine hit a tiebreaking double in the eighth inning to make a winner of Michael Pineda, and the New York Yankees' bullpen did just fine without star closer Aroldis Chapman in a 2-1 victory over the Houston Astros.

Pomeranz comes up short again in Boston's 4-2 loss to Detroit

New Red Sox acquisition Drew Pomeranz looked better in his second start with Boston, but a late mistake was costly in a 4-2 loss to the Detroit Tigers.

ON THE AIR

Baseball

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

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

7 p.m., ESPN — MLB: Chicago Cubs at Chicago White Sox.

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

8 p.m., YES, WFAN (660-AM), WXLM (980-AM) — MLB: New York Yankees at Houston Astros.

10 p.m., MLB Network — MLB: Tampa Bay Rays at Los Angeles Dodgers.

Basketball

10 p.m., NBA TV — Men's exhibition: United States vs. China from Oakland, Calif.

Tennis

11 a.m., Tennis Channel — Rogers Cup from Montreal and Toronto.