The Day's All-Area Boys' Tennis Player of the Year: St. Bernard's Alex Zuczek


In his first two years at St. Bernard, Alex Zuczek has won the Eastern Connecticut Conference’s boys’ tennis championship twice, with both victories coming against his older brother Nick. Zuczek attributes his success and abilities to...

Montville's Josh Handler named to Scholar All-America Team

Montville — Josh Handler, a senior midfielder last fall for the Montville High School boys’ soccer team, was selected to the 2015 NSCAA High School Boys’ Scholar All-America Team. Selection is based on exemplary performance on...

A pair of Whalers star in Super 100 All-Star Classic football game

New London's Troy Gray and Jelani Lucas both scored touchdowns as Team Nutmeg clubbed Team Constitution, 44-22, at Saturday's Super 100 All-Star Classic at Rentschler Field.

Senior all-star football game this Saturday

Those desperate for football season to arrive can get some Saturday to tide them over until fall when the Connecticut High School Coaches' Association Super 100 All-Star Game is played at Rentschler Field in East Hartford at 4:30 p.m.

Old Lyme has put together quite a crew

Lyme-Old Lyme crew coach Louis Zubek remembers standing next to the towering figures, the 6-foot-4, 6-foot-5 rowers his team would have to face out on the water.

COLUMNS

Sun are ornery ... and it's wonderful

If a 7-3 record isn't the best talking point thus far for the Sun of 2015, this is: They are ornery...

Connecticut's survival skills are just fine

Anne Donovan ... nah. Scratch that. Make that poor Anne Donovan, sat down in the interview room,...

LATEST VIDEO

UCONN

UConn men land prize point guard

Georgia star Alterique Gilbert, a top 40 recruit and member of the Class of 2016, commits to the UConn men's on the Fourth of July.

Calhoun believes in Boatright

Former UConn point guard hopes to be drafted tonight

UConn warmly welcomes transfers to the family

It didn't take long for Shonn Miller and Sterling Gibbs to form a tight bond.

COLLEGES

Huskers' Riley on expectations, Osborne, 'nice guy' persona

Q&A: Nebraska's Riley talks expectations, Osborne and being 'nicest guy in college football'

Virginia wins first College World Series title

Virginia wins 1st CWS title with Brandon Waddell, Pavin Smith leading 4-2 win over Vanderbilt

Virginia's 3-0 win over Vanderbilt forces Game 3 in CWS finals

Haseley among unlikely heroes leading Virginia past Vandy 3-0, forcing deciding Game 3 in CWS

LOCAL ROUNDUP

Local roundup: Schooners score three in ninth to rally past Newport

Ben Ruta's RBI single capped a three-run rally in the bottom of the ninth inning which lifted the Mystic Schooners to a 7-6 win over the Newport Gulls in a New England Collegiate Baseball League game on Saturday night at Fitch High School.

Local roundup: Spinners end Tigers' five-game win streak

Lowell’s Josh Ockimey lined a 3-2 pitch to centerfield with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning to tie the game Friday and Mitch Gunsolus followed with a single to right to give the Spinners a 2-1 victory over the Connecticut Tigers.

Local roundup: Gibson leads Tigers to fifth straight win

Cam Gibson's grand slam highlighted a six-run second inning as the Connecticut Tigers extended their winning streak to five with an 11-2 win over the Lowell Spinners in a New York-Penn League game on Thursday night.

PROFESSIONAL

Yankees leave Rays on field for second straight day

Yankees beat Rays 3-2 on Boxberger's 9th-inning error as New York reaches midpoint at 44-37

Buchholz goes the distance as Red Sox beat Astros 6-1

Buchholz takes shutout into 9th, Betts drives in 3 for Red Sox in 6-1 win over Astros

ON THE AIR

Auto Racing

8 a.m., CNBC — Formula One British Grand Prix qualifying from Silverstone, England.

2:30 p.m., NBCSN — NASCAR Xfinity Firecracker 250 qualifying from Daytona Beach, Fla.

4:30 p.m., NBCSN — NASCAR Sprint Cup Coke Zero 400 qualifying from Daytona Beach, Fla.

5:30 p.m., ESPN2 — NHRA Summit Racing Equipment Nationals qualifying from Norwalk, Ohio. (taped today)

7:30 p.m., NBCSN — NASCAR Xfinity Firecracker 250 from Daytona Beach, Fla.

Baseball

11 a.m., MLB Network — MLB: San Francisco Giants at Washington Nationals.

1 p.m., FS1, WFAN (660-AM) — MLB: Tampa Bay Rays at New York Yankees.

1:30 p.m., NESN, WTIC (1080-AM), WEEI (103.7-FM) — MLB: Houston Astros at Boston Red Sox.

4 p.m., MLB Network — MLB: Cleveland Indians at Pittsburgh Pirates.

7 p.m., Ch. 61, WOR (710) — MLB: New York Mets at Los Angeles Dodgers.

7 p.m., WICH (1310-AM) — NYP: Vermont Lake Monsters at Connecticut Tigers.

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

Cycling

7 a.m., NBCSN — Tour de France stage 1 from Utrecht, Netherlands.

3 p.m., Chs. 10, 30 — Tour de France stage 1 from Utrecht, Netherlands. (taped today)

Golf

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

1 p.m., Golf Channel — PGA: Greenbrier Classic from White Sulphur Springs, W.Va.

3 p.m., Ch. 3 — PGA: Greenbrier Classic from White Sulphur Springs, W.Va.

3 p.m., Golf Channel — Web.com: Nova Scotia Open from Halifax.

Horse Racing

5 p.m., Chs. 10, 30 — Belmont Oaks and Suburban Handicap from Elmont, N.Y. 

Lacrosse

3 p.m., ESPN2 — World Series of Youth Lacrosse final from Denver.

Martial Arts

9 p.m., ESPN2 — ISKA U.S. Open World Championship from Orlando, Fla.

Motorcycle Racing

4 p.m., Chs. 10, 30 — AMA Motocross from Buchanan, Mich.

Soccer

4 p.m., Ch. 61 — FIFA Women's World Cup: Germany vs. England in third-place game from Edmonton, Alberta. 

8 p.m., YES, WFAN (660-AM) — MLS: New York City FC at Montreal Impact.

9 p.m., CSN — MLS: New England Revolution at FC Dallas.

Tennis

8 a.m., ESPN — Wimbledon from London.