New London football camp: A learning experience for students and teachers

New London High School offensive lineman Gregory Newkirk hasn't thought much about being a senior. He said it hasn't really hit him yet.

The Day's All-Area Baseball Player of the Year: Montville's TT Bowens

Expectations aren’t a burden for TT Bowens, who just completed his junior year at Montville High School. He lives up to them, amassing the school record for hits in a season (47) while leading the Indians to an appearance in the Class M state...

The Day's All-Area Softball Player of the Year: Fitch's Caroline Taber

Fitch High School all-state pitcher Caroline Taber, named the Gatorade Connecticut Softball Player of the Year, commands the respect of her peers and gives respect just the same.

The Day's All-Area Boys' Track & Field Athlete of the Year: NFA's Jawaun Johnson

Norwich Free Academy sophomore Jawaun Johnson didn’t think track was for him. He already had other things to do during the spring, such as lifting with his football teammates. And all that sprinting as part of track conditioning? Nope. Not...

The Day's All-Area Girls' Track & Field Athlete of the Year: Ledyard's Megan Brawner

Ledyard's Megan Brawner, a junior who won the 800- and 1,600-meter events at the Eastern Connecticut Conference meet in addition to claiming the Class MM state championship in 800, was named The Day’s 2015 All-Area Girls’ Track and...


We all have ... and need ... people like Tanya Wheeler in our lives

Every town, or at least every town with a soul, has one. A place. THE place. The gathering spot,...

Scott settles into his new golf home at Pequot

There's a new face behind the pro shop counter and in charge of the golf at Pequot Golf Club in...



Busy week for UConn coach Geno Auriemma

It's been a busy July for UConn coach Geno Auriemma

R.J. Evans begins a new journey

Former NFA standout hired as graduate assistant at Texas

UConn riding a recruiting hot streak

UConn men's basketball coach Kevin Ollie never lost faith. The end result was a very successful recruiting run during which Ollie scored some major victories. He secured commitments from two talented graduate transfers, a promising undergraduate...


Sherri Coale headlines Women's Basketball Hall class of 2016

Oklahoma's Sherri Coale to enter women's basketball hall in 2016

Potential SEC contenders relying on players back from injury

Potential SEC contenders Ole Miss, Alabama, Auburn relying heavily on players back from injury

Miami, North Carolina, Virginia Tech look to get rolling again

Sputtering Miami, North Carolina, Virginia Tech hoping to get rolling in cluttered ACC Coastal


Pawcatuck/Westerly captures New England Junior League softball title

There was nothing routine about Pawcatuck/Westerly's New England championship run.

Waterford moves step closer to berth in state Little League baseball title game

Waterford moved a step closer to the Connecticut Little League 11-12-year-old baseball championship with an 11-5 victory over Norwich on Wednesday night in the opening round of the final four double-elimination tournament.

Local roundup: Black Hall's Rainaud finishes ninth in Connecticut Open

Black Hall assistant pro Adam Rainaud finished tied for ninth in the 81st Connecticut Open golf championship on Wednesday at The Patterson Club in Fairfield


Major League Baseball roundup

Tulowitzki homers and has 3 hits in Toronto debut, Blue Jays beat Phillies 8-2

WNBA roundup

Mystics score season-high 53 first-half points, beat Storm 87-74 for 4th-straight victory



Noon, SNY, WOR (710-AM) — MLB: San Diego Padres at New York Mets.

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

7 p.m., MLB Network — MLB: Detroit Tigers at Baltimore Orioles.

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

8 p.m., YES, WFAN (660-AM) — MLB: New York Yankees at Texas Rangers.


8:30 p.m., ESPN2 — CFL: British Columbia Lions at Winnipeg Blue Bombers.


7:30 a.m., Golf Channel — European PGA: Paul Lawrie Matchplay from Aberdeen, Scotland.

9 a.m., ESPN2 — Women's British Open from Turnberry, Scotland.

2:30 p.m., Golf Channel — PGA: Quicken Loans National from Gainesville, Va.

6:30 p.m., Golf Channel — Utah Championship from Lehi.

Special Olympics

7 p.m., ESPN — World Games from Los Angeles.


8 a.m., FS1 — International Champions Cup: Real Madrid vs. AC Milan from Shanghai.