Fitch's Hobert commits to Division I Sacred Heart


Jonell Hobert, the shortstop for the Fitch High School softball team's 27-0 season this spring, gave a verbal commitment this week to play softball for Division I Sacred Heart University in Fairfield.

Fitch's Amar receives Red Sox Service Scholarship

Nalissa Amar, a 2016 graduate of Fitch High School and member of the Falcons' state championship softball team, received one of 22 Connecticut Red Sox Service Scholarships presented to graduating seniors from Connecticut public high schools this...

COLUMNS

Ollie relieves stress, enjoys fellowship on the golf course

The UConn coach looked relaxed Monday during his charity golf classic at Lake of Isles in North...

Crudden's retirement leaves high school sports without one of its most noble Spartans

If you ever needed to know how to conduct yourself on and off the field, just look at whatever...

UCONN

Ollie brings his successful charity golf classic to Lake of Isles

The Kevin Ollie Charity Golf Classic was hosted by the UConn men's basketball coach Monday at Lake of Isles in North Stonington. About 260 golfers turned out for the fundraiser that supports sports for people with disabilities.

ESPN analyst says UConn has a chance to be 'really good'

ESPN analyst Seth Greenberg, who played in Monday's Kevin Ollie Charity Golf Classic, believes UConn has the talent to have another strong season.

Crozier anchors an experienced and improved offensive line at UConn

Ryan Crozier will be involved in almost every play this season. Yet he likely won't ever gain a yard, score a touchdown or make drive-stopping tackle for the UConn football team.

COLLEGES

Six Notre Dame football players arrested in two incidents

Five Notre Dame football players have been arrested after Indiana State Police say a trooper found marijuana and a loaded handgun in their car, and a sixth player was arrested in separate incident and accused of punching a police officer

Bears picked to finish sixth in NEFC

The Coast Guard Academy football team was picked to finish sixth in the New England Football Conference Coaches' Poll for the 2016 season.

Oklahoma going for 10th title in Big 12 still with 10 teams

While the Big 12 could be expanding, defending champion Oklahoma seems to have everything in place to again top the current group of 10 teams

LOCAL ROUNDUP

Local roundup: Tigers fall to Renegades in series opener

Blaise Salter drove in a pair of runs for the Connecticut Tigers, bringing his season total to 42, but the Tigers opened a three-game series with a 6-2 loss to the Hudson Valley Renegades.

Tigers take wild-card lead in New York-Penn League playoff chase

The Connecticut Tigers took over the lead in the New York-Penn League wild-card race with a 1-0 victory over the Staten Island Yankees on Monday night before 2,342 at Dodd Stadium.

PROFESSIONAL

Buchholz, Ortiz help Red Sox beat Rays 2-1

Clay Buchholz pitched into the seventh inning, David Ortiz had a run-scoring single and the Boston Red Sox beat the Tampa Bay Rays 2-1 to remain tied atop the AL East

Top-seed Radwanska advances at Connecticut Open

Top-seed Agnieszka Radwanska breezed past 19-year-old Jelena Ostapenko 7-5, 6-1 Tuesday night in the second round of the Connecticut Open

ON THE AIR

Baseball

1 p.m., ESPN — Little League: Nuevo Leo (Mexico) vs. Sydney (Australia) in World Series from Williamsport, Pa.

3 p.m., ESPN — Little League: Johnston (Iowa) vs. Goodletteville (Tenn.) in World Series from Williamsport, Pa.

3:30 p.m., YES, WFAN (660-AM), WXLM (980-AM) — MLB: New York Yankees at Seattle Mariners.

3:30 p.m., MLB Network — MLB: Cleveland Indians at Oakland Athletics.

5:30 p.m., ESPN — Little League: Aguadulce (Panama) vs. Seoul (South Korea) in World Series from Williamsport, Pa.

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

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

7:30 p.m., ESPN — Little League: Endwell (N.Y.) vs. Bowling Green (Kent.) World Series from Williamsport, Pa.

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

10 p.m., ESPN — MLB: San Francisco Giants at Los Angeles Dodgers.

Soccer

2:30 p.m., FS1 — UEFA Champions League: Steaua Bucareste at Manchester City.

10:30 p.m., CSN — MLS: New England Revolution at San Jose Earthquakes.