COLUMNS

Tuesday night kickball ... everyone can do it, but bring your sense of humor

On Tuesday nights at Caulkins Park, giggles often graduate to abject laughter in an adult Kickball...

UCONN

UConn releases men's and women's basketball non-conference home dates

UConn released its non-conference home dates for men's and women's basketball on Monday when it made season tickets available for the first time.

UConn's Russell awaits next turn in his baseball journey

John Russell, who spent a semester at Avery Point before moving to Storrs and setting UConn's single-season record for saves (14), expects to hear his name called on the final day of the Major League Baseball Draft on Wednesday.

COLLEGES

Florida's road to CWS title got off to bumpy start in SEC

National champion Florida won 32 of its final 40 games after getting off to a rough start in Southeastern Conference play

Florida beats LSU 6-1 at CWS for first national championship

Florida scored four runs in the eighth inning to pull away from LSU and beat its Southeastern Conference rival 6-1 to complete a two-game sweep in the College World Series finals for the Gators' first national title in baseball

LOCAL ROUNDUP

Local roundup: Waterford beats East Lyme to win District 6 Babe Ruth (13) tourney

Waterford captured the District 6 Babe Ruth 13-year-old baseball championship on Wednesday night with a 10-0 victory over East Lyme at Veterans Field.

Waterford comes alive late to clinch District 10 Little League softball title

Waterford swept the best-of-three District 10 Little League softball series with a 2-0 shutout of Groton/Mystic at Rotary Field on Tuesday.

Local roundup: Waterford wins District 6 Babe Ruth (14) tournament

Waterford captured the District 6 Babe Ruth 14-year-old baseball championship Tuesday with an 11-1 victory over Pawcatuck.

PROFESSIONAL

Rockets acquire Chris Paul from Clippers in 8-player deal

Chris Paul is heading to Houston to join James Harden, and the Rockets will soon have two All-Stars in the backcourt to lead their chase for a championship.

Knicks, Jackson part ways after dismal three-year run

Phil Jackson and the New York Knicks are parting ways after he oversaw one of the worst eras in team history and feuded with Carmelo Anthony

ON THE AIR

Auto Racing

2 p.m., NBCSN — NASCAR Xfinity Firecracker 250 practice from Daytona Beach, Fla.

3 p.m., NBCSN — NASCAR Monster Cup Coke Zero 400 practice from Daytona Beach, Fla.

4 p.m., NBCSN — NASCAR Xfinity Firecracker 250 final practice from Daytona Beach, Fla.

5 p.m., NBCSN — NASCAR Monster Cup Coke Zero 400 final practice from Daytona Beach, Fla.

Baseball

2 p.m., MLB Network — MLB: Oakland Athletics at Houston Astros.

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

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

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

8 p.m., MyTV9, WFAN (660-AM), WXLM (980-AM) — MLB: New York Yankees at Chicago White Sox.

10 p.m., MLB Network — MLB: Los Angeles Dodgers at Los Angeles Angels.

Basketball

8 p.m., ESPN2 — WNBA: Seattle Storm at Connecticut Sun.

Golf

4:30 a.m., Golf Channel — European PGA: French Open from Paris.

12:30 p.m., Golf Channel — LPGA: Women's PGA Championship from Olympia Fields, Ill.

2 p.m., FS1 — U.S. Senior Open Championship from Peabody, Mass.

3:30 p.m., Golf Channel — PGA: Quicken Loans National from Potomac, Md.

4:30 a.m. (Friday), Golf Channel — European PGA: French Open from Paris.

Soccer

7:30 p.m., YES — MLS: Minnesota United at New York City FC. 

Talk Show

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