Fitch's Hobert commits to Division I Sacred Heart


Jonell Hobert, the shortstop for the Fitch High School softball team's 27-0 season this spring, gave a verbal commitment this week to play softball for Division I Sacred Heart University in Fairfield.

Fitch's Amar receives Red Sox Service Scholarship

Nalissa Amar, a 2016 graduate of Fitch High School and member of the Falcons' state championship softball team, received one of 22 Connecticut Red Sox Service Scholarships presented to graduating seniors from Connecticut public high schools this...

COLUMNS

It's time to start having fun at UConn football games

Storrs — It’s always been vexing, the alarming number of dismissive waves...

Ollie relieves stress, enjoys fellowship on the golf course

The UConn coach looked relaxed Monday during his charity golf classic at Lake of Isles in North...

UCONN

Walsh earns the respect of his UConn football teammates and coach Diaco

His UConn football teammates call senior LB and co-captain Matt Walsh a "Mini Diaco."

Diaco gives UConn preseason camp rave reviews

From the first day to the approaching end of summer workouts, UConn football coach Bob Diaco has been pleased with the team's work ethic, effort, attitude and commitment. He also loved the competitive spirit on both sides of the ball.

Ollie brings his successful charity golf classic to Lake of Isles

The Kevin Ollie Charity Golf Classic was hosted by the UConn men's basketball coach Monday at Lake of Isles in North Stonington. About 260 golfers turned out for the fundraiser that supports sports for people with disabilities.

COLLEGES

Six Notre Dame football players arrested in two incidents

Five Notre Dame football players have been arrested after Indiana State Police say a trooper found marijuana and a loaded handgun in their car, and a sixth player was arrested in separate incident and accused of punching a police officer

Bears picked to finish sixth in NEFC

The Coast Guard Academy football team was picked to finish sixth in the New England Football Conference Coaches' Poll for the 2016 season.

Oklahoma going for 10th title in Big 12 still with 10 teams

While the Big 12 could be expanding, defending champion Oklahoma seems to have everything in place to again top the current group of 10 teams

LOCAL ROUNDUP

Rios enjoying the baseball life in his rookie season

Willie Rios experienced a harsh dose of reality when the left-handed pitcher made his minor league debut late last month.

Local roundup: Rainaud rides strong finish to win his second Connecticut PGA Championship

A strong back nine helped propel Adam Rainaud to his second Connecticut PGA Championship victory.

Local roundup: Tigers fall to Renegades in series opener

Blaise Salter drove in a pair of runs for the Connecticut Tigers, bringing his season total to 42, but the Tigers opened a three-game series with a 6-2 loss to the Hudson Valley Renegades.

PROFESSIONAL

Red Sox fall to the Rays, 2-1

Enny Romero earned his first major league save, relieving with two outs in the ninth inning and fanning Red Sox slugger David Ortiz to give the Tampa Bay Rays a 2-1 win Wednesday and a four-game split with the Red Sox.

Browns trade linebacker Barkevious Mingo to Patriots

The Cleveland Browns traded disappointing linebacker Barkevious Mingo to the New England Patriots for a 2017 fifth-round pick. The Browns selected Mingo with the No. 6 pick in 2013.

ON THE AIR

Baseball

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

3 p.m., ESPN — Little League: San Nicolas (Mexico) vs. Seoul (South Korea) in World Series from Williamsport, Pa.

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

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

7:30 p.m., ESPN — Little League: Goodlettsville (Tenn.) vs. Bowling Green (Ky.) in World Series from Williamsport, Pa.

11 p.m., MLB Network — MLB: San Francisco Giants at Los Angeles Dodgers. (joined in progress)

Football

7:30 p.m., ESPN2 — CFL: British Columbia Lions at Ottawa Redblacks.

8 p.m., Chs. 10, 30 — NFL preseason: Atlanta Falcons vs. Miami Dolphins from Orlando.

10 p.m., NFL Network — NFL preseason: Dallas Cowboys at Seattle Seahawks.

Golf

5:30 a.m., Golf Channel — European PGA: Made in Denmark from Farso, Denmark.

Noon, Golf Channel — Web.com: Portland Open from North Plains, Ore.

2 p.m., Golf Channel — PGA: The Barclays from Farmingdale, N.Y.

6 p.m., Golf Channel — LPGA: Canadian Women's Open from Calgary, Alberta.