Red Sox win sixth straight behind Johnson's complete-game shutout

Brian Johnson pitched a five-hitter in his first big league appearance at Fenway Park, and the Boston Red Sox stretched their winning streak to a season-high six games with a 6-0 victory over the Seattle Mariners

Old Lyme comes up short against Cromwell in Shoreline baseball final

The fourth-seeded Cromwell High School baseball team repeated as Shoreline Conference tournament champion, beating No. 2 Old Lyme 4-2 at Haddam-Killingworth. Cromwell won the Shoreline title last year as the No. 8 seed.

Local roundup: Pointers win World Series opener 11-9

Avery Points holds off Kankakee (Ill.) 11-9 to win its opening game in the NJCAA Division II World Series on Saturday night.

H.S. tennis: Top-seeded Stonington girls reach Class S quarters

Top-seeded Stonington opened play in the CIAC Class S girls' tennis tournament with a 7-0 win over Eastern Connecticut Conference Division II rival Waterford in the first round on Saturday.

Sun begin another road trip at Chicago on Sunday

The Connecticut Sun are back on the road for a Sunday game against the Sky in Chicago. The Sun (0-4) are still in search of their first WNBA win of the season


Stonington beats East Lyme in eight to win first ECC baseball tournament title

Stonington scored four runs in the eighth inning to beat East Lyme in the Eastern Connecticut Conference baseball tournament final, the Bears' first conference title.

Fitch makes it look easy in winning third straight ECC softball championship

The easy thing to do would be to lump Fitch's most recent Eastern Connecticut Conference softball tournament title, Friday night's 13-2 victory over Griswold, with those of the previous two seasons.

Zuczek wastes no time winning fourth straight ECC boys' tennis title

Alex Zuczek of St. Bernard needed just 31 minutes to beat Tyler Huhtanen of Woodstock Academy on Friday, 6-0, 6-0, to win his fourth straight Eastern Connecticut Conference boys' tennis championship.


Local roundup: UConn advances to AAC baseball tourney semifinals

Third-seeded UConn advanced to the semifinals of the American Athletic Conference baseball tournament with a 7-5 victory over No. 7 Memphis in an elimination game on Friday afternoon.



Lacrosse puts baseball on notice in proud towns of East Lyme and Waterford

two of our proudest baseball towns — perhaps erstwhile baseball towns now — gave us a...



Auto Racing

8 a.m., Chs. 10, 30 —Formula One Monaco Grand Prix from Monte Carlo.

Noon, Ch. 8 — IndyCar Indianapolis 500.

6 p.m., Ch. 61 — NASCAR Monster Cup Coca-Cola 600 from Concord, N.C.


Noon, ESPN2 — NCAA: Florida State vs. Miami-North Carolina winner in Atlantic Coast Conference tournament final from Louisville, Ky.

Noon, ESPNEWS — NCAA: Houston vs. East Carolina in American Athletic Conference tournament final from Clearwater, Fla.

1 p.m., YES, WFAN (660-AM), WXLM (980-AM) — MLB: Oakland Athletics at New York Yankees.

1 p.m., MLB Network — MLB: Kansas City Royals at Cleveland Indians.

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

3 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA: Louisiana State vs. Arkansas in Southeastern Conference tournament final from Hoover, Ala.

4 p.m., MLB Network — MLB: Chicago Cubs at Los Angeles Dodgers.

8 p.m., ESPN, WOR (710-AM) — MLB: New York Mets at Pittsburgh Pirates.


6 p.m., WCCT — WNBA: Connecticut Sun at Chicago Sky.


7:30 a.m., Golf Channel — European PGA: BMW PGA Championship from Surrey, England.

1 p.m., Golf Channel — PGA: Dean & DeLuca Invitational from Fort Worth, Texas.

3 p.m., Ch. 3 — PGA: Dean & DeLuca Invitational from Fort Worth, Texas.

3 p.m., Chs. 10, 30 — Senior PGA Championship from Potomac Falls, Va.

3 p.m., Golf Channel — LPGA: Volvik Championship from Ann Arbor, Mich.


11 a.m., ESPNU — NCAA women: Maryland vs. Boston College in Division I tournament final from Foxborough, Mass.

Mixed Martial Arts

11 a.m., FS1 — UFC Fight Night preliminaries from Stockholm.

1 p.m., FS1 — UFC Fight Night: Alexander Gustafsson vs. Glover Teixeira from Stockholm.


1 p.m., NBCSN — America's Cup qualifiers from Great Sound, Hamilton, Bermuda.


4:50 a.m., FS1 — FIFA U-20 World Cup: United States vs. Saudi Arabia from Daejeon, South Korea.

5 p.m., ESPN — MLS: New York City FC at Atlanta United.

8 p.m., FS1 — MLS: Houston Dynamo at FC Dallas.


1 p.m., ESPN — NCAA: Super Regional game TBA.

3 p.m., ESPN — NCAA: Super Regional game TBA.

7 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA: Super Regional game TBA.

10 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA: Super Regional game TBA.


5 a.m., Tennis Channel — French Open from Paris.

Noon, Chs. 10, 30 — French Open from Paris.


Golf roundup

Webb Simpson shot a 3-under 67 on Saturday to break out of a crowd and take the third-round lead at the Colonial.

Blaney goes last to first to win Xfinity race at Charlotte

Ryan Blaney demonstrated his improving patience and made sure that Kevin Harvick's misery at Charlotte Motor Speedway continued.

Yankees held hitless into 6th by Cotton, but beat A's 3-2

Just back from the minors, Jharel Cotton totally knew what he was doing.

Ganassi goes into biggest Sunday of racing leading 2 series

After 17 years, Chip Ganassi is on top of the two biggest racing series in America.


ACC women's basketball tourney returning to Mohegan Sun

Mohegan Sun Arena will remain the host of the American Athletic Conference women's basketball tournament through at least 2020.


No. 1 Maryland among usual suspects in lacrosse Final Four

Maryland's seniors are again headed to championship weekend in the NCAA men's lacrosse tournament, and the top-seeded Terps hope the fourth time works out better than the first three.

Local college notes

Around the region • Six UConn baseball players earned All-American Athletic Conference honors. Left-handed pitcher Mason Feole was named the conference's rookie pitcher of the year after posting a team-high seven...


Lynx down winless Sun

Sylvia Fowles had 20 points and nine rebounds as the unbeaten Minnesota Lynx downed the winless Connecticut Sun 82-68 on Friday night before 6,333 at Mohegan Sun Arena.

Ogwumike on the mend — and happy, of course

Connecticut Sun post Chiney Ogwumike made her first appearance at practice this year as the team prepared for Friday's game against the unbeaten Minnesota Lynx. Ogwumike had season-ending surgery on her left Achilles last November.