Pagan enjoyed her time with Puerto Rican U18 basketball team


New London's India Pagan endured day-long travel and temperatures in the thirties playing for Puerto Rico at this month's 2016 FIBA U18 Americas Championships in Chile. It was totally worth it.

The Day's All-Area Baseball Player of the Year: East Lyme's Matt Spang

East Lyme High School senior Matt Spang led the Vikings' charge to their second straight Class L championship game by giving his heart and soul.

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

Fitch High School's Caroline Taber, the two-time Gatorade Connecticut Softball Player of the Year, is The Day's All-Area Player of the Year for the third straight season.

The Day's All-Area Boys' Lacrosse Player of the Year: Old Lyme's Henry Hunt

Old Lyme High School senior Henry Hunt was named The Day's 2016 All-Area Boys' Lacrosse Player of the Year, earning that distinction for the second straight season. He left as the program's all-time leading point scorer.

The Day’s All-Area Girls’ Lacrosse Player of the Year: Old Lyme's Sloane Sweitzer

Old Lyme senior Sloane Sweitzer is driven. She's a high honor student and was one of her school's CIAC Scholar-Athletes of the Year. She was a three-sport captain as a senior. Her ambition helped her become The Day’s 2016 All-Area...

COLUMNS

Now is the time for feedback regarding state tournament model in boys' basketball

Precise details are not yet known about the proposed plan to alter the state high school...

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...

UCONN

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?

COLLEGES

Delany does not see Rose Bowl move to accommodate playoffs

Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany does not envision the Rose Bowl moving from its New Year's Day spot in order to accommodate the College Football Playoff semifinals.

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

LOCAL ROUNDUP

Waterford 13s come within a game of the World Series

Relief pitcher Connor Podeszwa escaped a bases-loaded jam in the fifth inning with the score tied and struck out the game’s last batter with the tying run at third base, giving Waterford a 7-6 win over Taunton, Mass. and a berth in...

Local roundup: Black Hall's Rainaud captures first Connecticut Open

Adam Rainaud staged an impressive comeback to capture his first Connecticut Open Championship.

Cowboys' Teel flourishing with Schooners

Carson Teel, a left-handed reliever, has had a busy summer. He pitched for Oklahoma State at the College World Series and is now closing out games for the Mystic Schooners.

PROFESSIONAL

Jason Day sees Baltusrol for the first time

Jason Day's plan to defend his PGA Championship took a turn he wasn't expecting

Cardinals snap Familia's saves streak, rally past Mets 5-4

Yadier Molina and pinch-hitter Kolten Wong each hit an RBI double in the ninth inning, and the St. Louis Cardinals ended Jeurys Familia's streak of 52 straight saves in rallying past the New York Mets 5-4

ON THE AIR

Baseball

1 p.m., SNY, WOR (710-AM) — MLB: Colorado Rockies at New York Mets.

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

8 p.m., MLB Network — MLB: Kansas City Royals at Texas Rangers. 

10 p.m., NESN, WTIC (1080-AM), WEEI (103.7-FM) — MLB: Boston Red Sox at Los Angeles Angels.

Football

9 p.m., ESPN2 — CFL: Winnipeg Blue Bombers at Edmonton Eskimos.

Golf

4:30 a.m., Golf Channel — Women's British Open from Milton Keynes, England.

1 p.m., TNT — PGA Championship from Springfield, N.J.

5 p.m., Golf Channel — European PGA: Kings Cup from Pattaya, Thailand. (taped today) 

Soccer

7:30 p.m., ESPN — MLS All-Star Game from San Jose, Calif.

Tennis

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

1 p.m., ESPN2 — ATP: Rogers Cup from Toronto.

6:30 p.m., ESPN2 — ATP: Rogers Cup from Toronto.