Ken Griffey Jr. and Mike Piazza inducted into Hall of Fame


Staring out at their families and tens of thousands of fans who hung on every word, Ken Griffey Jr. and Mike Piazza were inducted Sunday into the Baseball Hall of Fame in a ceremony tinged with tears all around. "I stand up here humbled and...

New London Legion falls 1-0 in eight innings at state tourney

Noah Budzik's RBI single in the bottom of the eighth inning lifted Rocky Hill-Cromwell-Portland to a 1-0 win over New London on Sunday in the Northern Division Super Regionals of the state American Legion baseball tournament.

Eovaldi pitches Yankees past Giants

Nathan Eovaldi pitched shutout ball into the seventh inning, Carlos Beltran and Mark Teixeira hit early solo home runs and the New York Yankees beat the San Francisco Giants 5-2 Sunday.

Red Sox hold on to beat Twins, 8-7

Rick Porcello became the first Boston pitcher in 55 years to open a season 10-0 in Fenway Park, and Hanley Ramirez and Travis Shaw both hit a three-run homer as the Red Sox beat the Minnesota Twins 8-7 Sunday to earn a split of a four-game series.

Local roundup: Waterford wins to clinch spot in N.E. Babe Ruth tourney semis

Waterford took all the drama out of its game early at the New England Babe Ruth 13-year-old baseball tournament on Sunday.

PROFESSIONAL

White Sox suspend Sale for five days

The Chicago White Sox have suspended ace Chris Sale five days without pay for destroying collared throwback uniforms the team was scheduled to wear.

Serena Williams out of Rogers Cup with inflamed shoulder

Serena Williams has pulled out of the Rogers Cup because of shoulder inflammation.

Hahn get a no-decision in return to A's rotation

Billy Butler hit a tiebreaking home run off Erasmo Ramirez with one out in the eighth inning and the Oakland Athletics held on to beat the Tampa Bay Rays 3-2 on Sunday.

Golf roundup

Jhonattan Vegas rallied to win the Canadian Open on Sunday for his second PGA Tour victory, birdieing the final three holes at Glen Abbey for an 8-under 64 and one-stroke victory.

COLUMNS

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...

We have another fight ... this time with 3-year-old Meadow Cavanna

The communities of East Lyme and Waterford, neighbors and sports rivals, became brethren during...

BLOGS

OLYMPICS

Durant leads U.S. to second exhibition rout, 106-57 over China

Kevin Durant scored 19 points, Klay Thompson added 17 and the U.S. basketball team rolled to a second straight blowout exhibition victory, 106-57 over China on Sunday night.

LOCAL ROUNDUP

Local roundup: New London beats Tolland 6-2 in Legion tournament

New London won its opener in the Northern Division Super Regionals at the American Legion baseball state tournament, beating Tolland 6-2 on Saturday.

Waterford beats Keene (N.H.) 4-0 in New England Babe Ruth (13) opener

Waterford turned to its ace on opening day of the New England Babe Ruth 13-year-old baseball tournament and he delivered.

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.

COLLEGES

Oklahoma State officials: Coger died after 40-minute outdoor workout

Officials say Oklahoma State basketball player Tyrek Coger died from an enlarged heart after a 40-minute team workout on the football stadium stairs in hot weather

Clemson, Florida State keeping firm control of ACC's Atlantic Division

Clemson, Florida State in control of ACC's Atlantic Division entering 2016 season

Mauk starts over at Eastern Kentucky after Missouri turmoil

Maty Mauk understands that second-guessing might accompany his second chance at Eastern Kentucky

CT SUN

WNBA roundup

Nneka Ogwumike had 24 points and 14 rebounds, Candace Parker added 18 points and six assists and the Los Angeles Sparks ended a two-game skid with a 95-75 win over the Washington Mystics on Friday night

Sun beat Sky in final game before Olympic break

The Connecticut Sun end the pre-Olympic portion part of their WNBA schedule with an impressive 94-89 road win over the Chicago Sky on Friday night.

ON THE AIR

Baseball

6 p.m., WICH (1310-AM) — NYP: Connecticut Tigers at Mahoning Valley Scrappers in a doubleheader.

7 p.m., NESN, ESPN, WTIC (1080-AM), WEEI (103.7-FM) — MLB: Detroit Tigers at Boston Red Sox.

7 p.m., SNY, WOR (710-AM) — MLB: St. Louis Cardinals at New York Mets.

8 p.m., MyTV9, WFAN (660-AM), WXLM (980-AM) — MLB: New York Yankees at Houston Astros.

Basketball

10 p.m., NBA TV — Women's exhibition: United States vs. USA Select Team from Los Angeles.

Football

7:30 p.m., ESPN2 — CFL: Montreal Alouettes at Toronto Argonauts.

Soccer

7:30 a.m., ESPN2 — International Champions Cup: Manchester City vs. Manchester United from Beijing.

Tennis

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