Cubs beat Dodgers 5-0 to reach first World Series since 1945

Kyle Hendricks outpitched Clayton Kershaw, Anthony Rizzo and Willson Contreras homered early and the Cubs won their first pennant since 1945, beating the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-0 Saturday night in Game 6 of the NL Championship Series

Santiago fires up New London in 39-0 rout of Fitch

New London senior co-captain Efrain Santiago ran 14 times for 144 yards and a touchdown and fired up his team with a monsterous special teams hit as the Whalers blanked Fitch on Saturday 39-0 in an Eastern Connecticut Conference Division I game.

Parker sparks NFA to come-from-behind victory

Elijah Parker steps in for injured quarterback Shea McManaway and helps lead Norwich Free Academy to a 38-22 come-from-behind win over Stonington on Saturday.

Winston's four touchdowns spark Ledyard past East Lyme

Ledyard had good reason to celebrate its 32-12 football victory over East Lyme on Saturday as the Colonels scored three times off of turnovers for their second straight win.

Nichols takes early lead over Coast Guard, hangs on for 24-14 victory

Nichols led 21-0 in the first 10 minutes, 4 seconds and picked up its first New England Conference victory since 2012 with a 24-14 win over the Coast Guard Academy football team in a game which featured 10 turnovers.


H.S. football / Week 7 results

Ledyard 32, East Lyme 12 NFA 38, Stonington 22 New London 39, Fitch 0 Waterford 30, Griswold 12 Thames River at Quinebaug Valley, 6 p.m.

High school roundup: Waterford football team routs Griswold 30-12

Waterford scored the game's first 23 points and cruised to a 30-12 football victory over Griswold on Saturday.

Rain, lightning play havoc with H.S. football games

Lightning and heavy rain, which resulted in flash flood warnings throughout southeastern Connecticut, led to the postponement of three local high school football games on Friday night and the suspension of a fourth.


Local colleges: West's milestone helps CGA volleyball win two

Senior Susan West registered the 1,000th kill of career in helping Coast Guard win a pair of volleyball matches at Susquehanna University on Saturday.

Local roundup: Valley/Old Lyme outlasts Prince Tech 35-20

Matt Sapere completed 12 of 17 passes for 238 yards and two touchdowns and ran for 48 yards as Valley Regional/Old Lyme beat Prince Tech on Friday, 35-20, in a non-league football game.

Coast Guard at Nichols football capsule

When: Saturday, noon. Where: Vendetti Field, Dudley, Mass. Records: Coast Guard 3-3 overall, 2-1 New England Football Conference; Nichols 2-4, 0-3. Players...



Dr. I clears out the notebook while waiting for Rajai the MVP

Idle Thoughts, while waiting for World Series MVP Rajai Davis, Jordan Reed’s speedy...



Auto Racing

2 p.m., NBCSN — NASCAR Sprint Cup Hellmann's 500 from Talladega, Ala.

3 p.m., Chs. 10, 30 — Formula One United States Grand Prix from Austin, Texas.

Figure Skating

12:30 p.m., Chs. 10, 30 — Skate America men's free skate from Chicago.


9:30 a.m., NFL Network, WFAN (660-AM), WTIC (1080-AM) — NFL: New York Giants vs. Los Angeles Rams from London.

1 p.m., Ch. 3 — NFL: Baltimore Ravens at New York Jets.

1 p.m., Ch. 61 — NFL: Minnesota Vikings at Philadelphia Eagles.

4:25 p.m., Ch. 3, WTIC (1080-AM), WMOS (102.3-FM) — NFL: New England Patriots at Pittsburgh Steelers.

8:30 p.m., Chs. 10, 30, WFAN (660-AM) — NFL: Seattle Seahawks at Arizona Cardinals.


8 a.m., Golf Channel — European PGA: Portugal Masters from Vilamoura.


6:05 p.m., WFAN (660-AM) — NHL: Minnesota Wild at New York Islanders.

7 p.m., MSG — NHL: Arizona Coyotes at New York Rangers.


9:30 p.m., NBCSN — FIS World Cup men's giant slalom from Soelden, Austria. (taped today)


8:30 a.m., NBCSN — Premier League: Southampton at Manchester City.

9:30 a.m., FS1 — Bundesliga: Werder Bremen at Leipzig.

11 a.m., NBCSN — Premier League: Manchester City at Chelsea.

Noon, NESN, YES — NCAA women: Notre Dame at Wake Forest.

2 p.m., FS1 — Women's exhibition: Switzerland at United States from Minneapolis.

4 p.m., ESPN — MLS: Real Salt Lake at Seattle Sounders.

4 p.m., FS1 — MLS: FC Dallas at Los Angeles Galaxy.

4 p.m., CSN — MLS: Montreal Impact at New England Revolution.

4 p.m., YES — MLS: Columbus Crew at New York City FC.

4 p.m., MSG — MLS: New York Red Bulls at Philadelphia Union.


8 a.m., Tennis Channel — ATP Stockholm Open, WTA Luxembourg Open and ATP-WTA Kremlin Cup from Moscow.


3 p.m., NESN — NCAA women: Louisville at Pittsburgh.


Without Big Ben, Steeles face daunting task vs. Patriots

The Pittsburgh Steelers will be without star quarterback Ben Roethlisberger on Sunday when they host Tom Brady and the New England Patriots at Heinz Field.

Gould joins Giants in London to replace Josh Brown

Robbie Gould has become the second placekicker to join the New York Giants on short notice, with Josh Brown again ineligible to play after admitting to abusing his wife.

Canadiens beat Bruins 4-2 as Price stops 19 shots

Carey Price stopped 19 shots in his second start, and Brian Gallagher and Phillip Danault each had second-period goals Saturday to lift the Montreal Canadiens to a 4-2 win over the Boston Bruins.

Rangers rally past Capitals behind rookie Vesey

Rookie Jimmy Vesey scored the tying and go-ahead goals 3 minutes apart in the second period to lead the New York Rangers to a 4-2 victory over the Washington Capitals on Saturday night.


UCF beats UConn 24-16 to move above .500

McKenzie Milton threw for a season-high 317 yards and three touchdowns to lead UCF to a 24-16 win over UConn

UConn looking to turn its football season around

Don't expect Central Florida, which visits Rentschler Field in East Hartford on Saturday at noon (ESPNNEWS) for an AAC game, to send a sympathy card to UConn (3-4, 1-3).

UConn football players face BB gun, marijuana charges

Two University of Connecticut football players have been suspended from the team after being arrested on drug and weapons charges


Penn State topples No. 2 Ohio State 24-21

Penn State upsets second-ranked Buckeyes for biggest win of post-Paterno era

Defense rests: No. 16 Oklahoma beats Texas Tech 66-59

Baker Mayfield passed for seven touchdowns and 545 yards to help No. 16 Oklahoma beat Texas Tech 66-59 in a game that broke the NCAA record for combined offensive yards with 1,708

Top 25 college football roundup

Jonathan Allen returned a fumble 30 yards for a touchdown late in the third quarter to help No. 1 Alabama beat sixth-ranked Texas A&M 33-14 Saturday


Amber Cox named vice president of Sun, Black Wolves

Amber Cox, who has held a variety of executive and administrative posts in professional and collegiate sports, was named vice president of the WNBA's Connecticut Sun and National Lacrosse League's New England Black Wolves on Thursday.