COLUMNS

Sun will learn something from this loss in game with a playoff feel

Mohegan — It has been a feel-good summer around the Connecticut Sun, the franchise...

Sisk joins her mother on the list of Shennecossett club championship winners

A wave of emotion hit Dawn Sisk when she spotted her parents near the end of the Shennecossett Golf...

UCONN

UConn's punter, Magliozzi is a 23-year-old former plumber from Australia

Not every day your punter is a 23-year-old former plumber from Australia. Meet Luke Magliozzi, the newest addition to the UConn football roster.

Edsall names Pindell UConn's starting quarterback

UConn quarterback David Pindell (5) warms up before Sunday's open practice at Rentschler Field in East Hartford. (Gavin Keefe/The Day)

Junior college transfer David Pindell arrived at UConn as a strong contender for the starting quarterback job.

UConn's Diggs dealing with knee injury

Vontae Diggs shouted words of encouragement from the sideline during UConn football practice on Monday.

COLLEGES

Goldcamp ready as the heir to Coast Guard's quarterback position

Coast Guard quarterback Ethan Goldcamp takes a snap from center during a drill at practice in New London on Aug. 7.  (Dana Jensen/The Day)

Coast Guard Academy junior Ethan Goldcamp has learned a lot in his backup role under former record-setting quarterback Derek Victory. Goldcamp has now inherited the position and will be Coast Guard's starter on Aug. 31 when it opens the season...

Clemson title game hero Hunter Renfrow seeking bigger role

Clemson wide receiver Hunter Renfrow runs with the ball during the Fiesta Bowl against Ohio State on Dec. 31, 2016 at Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)

It seems impossible for any Clemson fan to overlook 5-foot-11 Hunter Renfrow after his game-winning catch clinched the Tigers first national title in 35 years.

Ciao, Italy! Women's college hoops teams taking foreign trips

The UConn women's basketball team, under coach Geno Auriemma, is off on a 10-day tour of Italy. The Huskies will play exhibition games in Rome, Florence, Trieste and Venice. (LM Otero/AP Photo)

Ciao! Italy is popular destination for women's basketball teams this summer

LOCAL ROUNDUP

Retrospective: Living the Impossible Dream first hand as sportswriter for a day

Boston Red Sox great Carl Yastrzemski raises his arms as he is honored with teammates on the 50th anniversary of the 1967

Fifty years after the season known as the Impossible Dream, many of the more senior citizens inhabiting Red Sox Nation can recall highlights from 1967 as if they happened yesterday.

Staten Island wins 10th straight, beats Connecticut 4-0

Juan De Paula allowed just one hit over seven innings, leading the Staten Island Yankees over the Connecticut Tigers in a 4-0 win Thursday.

PROFESSIONAL

Moreland delivers to help Red Sox beat Yankees 9-6

Andrew Benintendi, right, and Eduardo Nunez of the Boston Red Sox celebrate after scoring on a two-run single by Mitch Moreland during the seventh inning Friday against the New York Yankees. (Michael Dwyer/AP Photo)

Pinch-hitter Mitch Moreland hit a two-run single in Boston's four-run seventh inning and the Red Sox rallied to beat the New York Yankees 9-6

Marlins win sixth of seven, 3-1 over Mets

Miami relief pitcher Brad Ziegler celebrates with J.T. Realmuto after Friday's 3-1 win over the Mets at Citi Field. Realmuto hit a go-ahead two-run home run in the second inning. (Frank Franklin II/AP Photo)

J.T. Realmuto hit an early two-run homer as the Miami Marlins notched their sixth win in seven games, downing the Mets 3-1 in their series opener to move within two games of .500 for the first time since May 3

ON THE AIR

Auto Racing

1 p.m., NBCSN — IndyCar ABC Supply 500 qualifying from Long Pond, Pa.

7 p.m., Chs. 10, 30 — NASCAR Monster Cup NRA Night Race from Bristol, Tenn.

7 p.m., FS1 — NHRA Lucas Oil Nationals qualifying from Brainerd, Minn. (taped today)

Baseball

1 p.m., ESPN — LLWS: Tamaulipas (Mexico) vs. Emilia (Italy) from Williamsport, Pa.

2 p.m., MLB Network — MLB: Toronto Blue Jays at Chicago Cubs.

3 p.m., Ch. 8 — LLWS: Jackson (N.J.) vs. Grosse Pointe (Mich.) from Williamsport, Pa.

4 p.m., FS1 — MLB: Los Angeles Dodgers at Detroit Tigers.

6 p.m., ESPN — LLWS: Sydney vs. TBA from Williamsport, Pa.

6 p.m., WICH (1310-AM) — NYP: Connecticut Tigers at Vermont Lake Monsters.

7 p.m., NESN, YES, WFAN (660-AM), WXLM (980-AM), WTIC (1080-AM), WEEI (103.7-FM) — MLB: New York Yankees at Boston Red Sox.

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

8 p.m., ESPN — LLWS: Walla Walla (Wash.) vs. TBA from Williamsport, Pa.

10 p.m., MLB Network — MLB: Washington Nationals at San Diego Padres. (joined in progress)

Basketball

8 p.m., NBA TV — WNBA: Atlanta Dream at Dallas Wings.

Boxing

10 p.m., ESPN — Terence Crawford vs. Julius Indongo in a junior welterweight bout from Lincoln, Neb.

Football

3 p.m., NFL Network — NFL preseason: Carolina Panthers at Tennessee Titans.

7 p.m., NFL Network — NFL preseason: Indianapolis Colts at Dallas Cowboys.

8 p.m., MyTV9, WMOS (102.3-FM) — NFL preseason: New England Patriots at Houston Texans.

10 p.m., NFL Network — NFL preseason: Denver Broncos at San Francisco 49ers.

Golf

5 a.m., Golf Channel — European PGA: Paul Lawrie Match Play from Bad Griesbach, Germany.

8 a.m., Golf Channel — LPGA: Solheim Cup from Des Moines, Iowa.

Noon, Ch. 61 — USGA U.S. Amateur Championship semifinals from Pacific Palisades, Calif.

3 p.m., Ch. 3 — PGA: Wyndham Championship from Greensboro, N.C.

4 p.m., Chs. 10, 30 — LPGA: Solheim Cup from Des Moines, Iowa.

4 p.m., Golf Channel — Champions: Dick's Sporting Goods Open from Endicott, N.Y.

3 a.m. (Sunday), Golf Channel — European PGA: Fiji International from Natadola. (taped today)

Gymnastics

9 p.m., NBCSN — Men: P&G Championships from Anaheim, Calif.

Horse Racing

8 p.m., NBCSN — Pacific Classic from Del Mar, Calif.

Motorcycle Racing

3 p.m., Chs. 10, 30 — AMA Budds Creek Nationals from Mechanicsville, Md.

Soccer

7:30 a.m., NBCSN — Premier League: Manchester United at Swansea City.

9:30 a.m., FS1 — Bundesliga: Borussia Dortmund at Wolfsburg.

10 a.m., NBCSN — Premier League: Crystal Palace at Liverpool.

12:30 p.m., Chs. 10, 30 — Premier League: Arsenal at Stoke City.

12:30 p.m., FS1 — Bundesliga: Leipzig at Schalke.

3:30 p.m., Lifetime — NWSL: Washington Spirit at North Carolina Courage.

Tennis

Noon, ESPN2 — Western & Southern Open from Mason, Ohio.

7 p.m., ESPN2 — Western & Southern Open from Mason, Ohio.