Thames River to play home football games at East Lyme

The Thames River Crusaders will call East Lyme High School home this fall for their inaugural football season in the Constitution State Conference.

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...

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Dr. I treats his phones with care

Idle Thoughts, while waiting for high school football, college football, pro football, football...

Practice is secret to Stefanski's success

Pete Stefanski says regular practice is the main reason he's won three straight Elmridge Golf...

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Waterford wins Connecticut Little League baseball championship

Michael Marelli's fourth-inning grand slam snapped a 5-5 tie and lifted Waterford to the 2015 Connecticut Little League (11-12) baseball championship Monday night with a 9-6 victory over Southington South.

Texas beats Pawcatuck/Westerly 9-4 in Junior League Softball World Series

Robinson (Texas) broke open a close game with four runs in the seventh inning to defeat Pawcatuck/Westerly 9-4 Monday in the Junior League (13-14) Softball World Series at Everest Park.

Tigers begin road trip with win at Aberdeen

The Connecticut Tigers continued to play well on the road by defeating the Aberdeen IronBirds 7-4 in a New York-Penn League game Monday night.

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Cespedes powers Mets to the top of NL East

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Baseball

7 p.m., NESN, YES, WFAN (660-AM), WTIC (1080-AM), WEEI (103.7-FM) — MLB: Boston Red Sox at New York Yankees.

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

7 p.m., WICH (1310-AM) — NYP: Connecticut Tigers at Aberdeen IronBirds.

7:30 p.m., ESPN2 — Big League: Puerto Rico vs. California or South Carolina in final from Easley, S.C.

Basketball

7 p.m., MyTV9 — WNBA: San Antonio Stars at Connecticut Sun.

10 p.m., ESPN2 — WNBA: Minnesota Lynx at Los Angeles Sparks.

Soccer

12:25 p.m., ESPN2 — Audi Cup: Real Madrid vs. Tottenham from Munich.

2:30 p.m., ESPN2 — Audi Cup: AC Milan at Bayern Munich.