The Day's All-Area Girls' Tennis Player of the Year: Stonington's Gabby Dellacono

Stonington High School freshman Gabby Dellacono didn't drop a set during the regular season ... and she's only a freshman.

Pat Summitt, winningest coach in D1 history, has died at 64

Pat Summitt, the winningest coach in Division I college basketball history who helped boost the women's game to the big time in a 38-year career at Tennessee, has died at 64

Shorthanded Sun play at Mercury on Wednesday

The death of Pat Summitt and injuries have cast a pall over the Connecticut Sun, who play at the Phoenix Mercury on Wednesday night.

Buddy Ryan, NFL coach and defensive mastermind, dies at 82

Buddy Ryan, a mastermind who coached two defenses that won Super Bowl titles, dies at 82

Local roundup: Tigers fall to the Spinners 4-2

The Lowell Spinners continued their red-hot start with a 4-2 win over the Connecticut Tigers in a New York-Penn League baseball game on Tuesday night at Dodd Stadium.



Porcello gets ninth win, Red Sox beat Rays to stop three-game skid

Rick Porcello pitched six strong innings, Travis Shaw homered and drove in five runs for the third time this season and the Boston Red Sox beat the Tampa Bay Rays 8-2 on Tuesday night to end a three-game losing streak.

Beltran hurt, CC fades in 8th as Yankees drop third straight

Cole Hamels breezed through seven shutout innings to win his fourth consecutive start, Adrian Beltre homered off CC Sabathia and drove in three runs, and the Texas Rangers trounced the New York Yankees on Tuesday, 7-1.

Giolito impresses in rain-shortened debut as Nats beat Mets

Lucas Giolito threw four scoreless innings in his rain-shortened major league debut, and the Washington Nationals beat the New York Mets 5-0 on Tuesday night.

Major League Baseball roundup

Kris Bryant singled home the tiebreaking run in the 15th inning and the Chicago Cubs used three pitchers in left field while beating the Cincinnati Reds 7-2 on Tuesday night in the longest game of the season for both teams.


The 'Pat-Geno Embrace' reminded us about real life, not wins and losses

They simply embraced. But in that one act one Saturday four years ago, Pat Summitt and Geno...

A freak accident sends Medeiros down his golf career path

Everybody has a story about how they ended up going down their career path.



Webb running out of time for Olympic dream

Karrie Webb is an Olympic supporter who carried the torch in Sydney and is playing a full schedule at age 41 for a chance to compete in Rio. But the Australian finds herself behind 20-year-old Su Oh for the final spot, with only two events left before qualifying ends



BASEBALL/SOFTBALLAll-American Softball Camps — At Veterans Field, Waterford. Pitching/catching: July 11-14 (July 15, rain date) for ages 7-9 and 10-13, 9-10:30 a.m., fee is $75; Hitting: July 11-14 (July 15, rain date) for ages 7-9...

Local roundup: CIAC to suspend 'Cochran Rule' in 2016

The CIAC will suspend its "50-point" score management policy for one year and play by a mandatory running clock this fall on a trial basis, the organization said when it released its 2016 rules packet on Monday.


Breanna Stewart wins Honda Cup as top college woman athlete

Former UConn star Breanna Stewart was honored as the collegiate woman athlete of the year earning the Honda Cup

Purvis followed his heart back to UConn

Something deep inside pushed Rodney Purvis toward returning to UConn for his final season of eligibility.

UConn's Hamilton lands in Oklahoma City

Daniel Hamilton's gamble of leaving UConn early paid off with him being selected in the NBA Draft late Thursday night.


Appreciation: Pat Summitt used the sport to empower women

Appreciation: Pat Summitt used her role and the sport of basketball to empower women

Chamique Holdsclaw: Summitt will 'always be my superhero'

Chamique Holdsclaw, one of Pat Summitt's most renowned players at Tennessee, shares her memories of the Hall of Fame coach in a first-person story to The Associated Press

Coastal Carolina beats Arizona 5-4 to even CWS finals

Connor Owings helps Coastal Carolina beat Arizona 5-4 in College World Series finals


WNBA roundup

Candace Parker's double-double helps Los Angeles Sparks rally for 89-84 win over Dallas Wings

Sun lose to the Sparks 80-73

Nneka Ogwumike made 11 of 16 shots for 27 points, and the Los Angeles Sparks used a third-quarter surge to beat the Connecticut Sun 80-73 on Sunday night.


The Day's All-Area Golfer of the Year: Stonington's Jack Ognisty

Stonington High School junior Jack Ognisty follows brother Sam as The Day's All-Area Golfer of the Year.

The Day's All-Area Boys' Track & Field Athlete of the Year: Norwich Free Academy's J'Von Brown

For Norwich Free Academy’s J’Von Brown, track and field has always been his secondary sport.

The Day's All-Area Girls' Track & Field Athlete of the Year: Ledyard's Megan Brawner

Ledyard High School's Megan Brawner, the Class MM champion in the 800 meters, finishes an extraordinary school year with a sweep of The Day's All-Area Player of the Year honors in cross country, indoor and outdoor track.



Noon, NESN, WTIC (1080-AM), WEEI (103.7-FM) — MLB: Boston Red Sox at Tampa Bay Rays.

1 p.m., MLB Network — MLB: Miami Marlins at Detroit Tigers.

3:40 p.m., MLB Network — MLB: Baltimore Orioles at San Diego Padres.

7 p.m., YES, WFAN (660-AM), WXLM (980-AM) — MLB: Texas Rangers at New York Yankees.

7 p.m., SNY, ESPN2, WOR (710-AM) — MLB: New York Mets at Washington Nationals.

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

8 p.m., ESPN — NCAA: Arizona vs. Coastal Carolina in College World Series Finals Game 3 from Omaha, Neb.


8 p.m., NBA TV — WNBA: New York Liberty at Minnesota Lynx.

10 p.m., NBA TV — WNBA: Connecticut Sun at Phoenix Mercury.


3 p.m., Golf Channel — PGA Professional Championship from Verona, N.Y.

4:30 a.m., (Thursday), Golf Channel — European PGA: French Open from Paris.


7 p.m., NBCSN — U.S. Olympic Trials from Omaha, Neb. (taped today)

8 p.m., Chs. 10, 30 — U.S. Olympic Trials from Omaha, Neb.


7 a.m., ESPN — Wimbledon from London.