Pagan enjoyed her time with Puerto Rican U18 basketball team


New London's India Pagan endured day-long travel and temperatures in the thirties playing for Puerto Rico at this month's 2016 FIBA U18 Americas Championships in Chile. It was totally worth it.

The Day's All-Area Baseball Player of the Year: East Lyme's Matt Spang

East Lyme High School senior Matt Spang led the Vikings' charge to their second straight Class L championship game by giving his heart and soul.

The Day's All-Area Softball Player of the Year: Fitch's Caroline Taber

Fitch High School's Caroline Taber, the two-time Gatorade Connecticut Softball Player of the Year, is The Day's All-Area Player of the Year for the third straight season.

The Day's All-Area Boys' Lacrosse Player of the Year: Old Lyme's Henry Hunt

Old Lyme High School senior Henry Hunt was named The Day's 2016 All-Area Boys' Lacrosse Player of the Year, earning that distinction for the second straight season. He left as the program's all-time leading point scorer.

The Day’s All-Area Girls’ Lacrosse Player of the Year: Old Lyme's Sloane Sweitzer

Old Lyme senior Sloane Sweitzer is driven. She's a high honor student and was one of her school's CIAC Scholar-Athletes of the Year. She was a three-sport captain as a senior. Her ambition helped her become The Day’s 2016 All-Area...

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Josh Tiven's story just keeps getting better and better

This is no longer the local-guy-makes-good story. Josh Tiven is a veritable veteran now, six years...

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...

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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.

Highly-motivated Durham on the comeback trail for UConn

Whenever Juwan Durham feels in a funk during his long recovery from his second knee injury, he looks up motivational videos.

Marquee road games highlight UConn men's non-conference schedule

Looking to attend a marquee non-conference matchup involving UConn this upcoming season?

COLLEGES

Huskers punter Foltz is remembered for tenacity, good humor

Nebraska punter Sam Foltz, who died in a car accident over the weekend, is being remembered for his outgoing personality and athletic ability

Sandusky scandal still casts shadow at Penn State

Penn State coach James Franklin sees an improved team in Happy Valley and a program that can't escape the shadow cast by the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal

Sun Belt chief envisions stability despite Big 12 expansion

Sun Belt Conference commissioner won't rule out Big 12 expansion plans affecting his league

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Waterford Babe Ruth 13s roll on

The Waterford 13-year old Babe Ruth all-star team breezed through pool play this week in the New England Regional tournament.

White pitches two-hitter as New London Legion beats Tolland

Quantique White pitched a two-hitter with seven strikeouts as New London beat Tolland on Monday, 4-0, to stay alive at the Northern Division Super Regionals at South Windsor's Rotary Field.

Brennan, Waterford finish their run at Senior League softball East Regional

Despite finishing 0-4 in the East Regional Senior League softball tournament, Connecticut champion Waterford had a meaningful summer.

PROFESSIONAL

Yankees trade closer Chapman to the Cubs

The Chicago Cubs have acquired hard-throwing reliever Aroldis Chapman in a trade with the New York Yankees, giving the NL Central leaders a boost as they try for their first World Series title in more than a century.

Romine, Pineda, new-look bullpen lead Yanks past Astros 2-1

Austin Romine hit a tiebreaking double in the eighth inning to make a winner of Michael Pineda, and the New York Yankees' bullpen did just fine without star closer Aroldis Chapman in a 2-1 victory over the Houston Astros.

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Baseball

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

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

7 p.m., ESPN — MLB: Chicago Cubs at Chicago White Sox.

7 p.m., WICH (1310-AM) — NYP: Connecticut Tigers at Mahoning Valley Scrappers.

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

10 p.m., MLB Network — MLB: Tampa Bay Rays at Los Angeles Dodgers.

Basketball

10 p.m., NBA TV — Men's exhibition: United States vs. China from Oakland, Calif.

Tennis

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