New London football camp: A learning experience for students and teachers

New London High School offensive lineman Gregory Newkirk hasn't thought much about being a senior. He said it hasn't really hit him yet.

The Day's All-Area Baseball Player of the Year: Montville's TT Bowens

Expectations aren’t a burden for TT Bowens, who just completed his junior year at Montville High School. He lives up to them, amassing the school record for hits in a season (47) while leading the Indians to an appearance in the Class M state...

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

Fitch High School all-state pitcher Caroline Taber, named the Gatorade Connecticut Softball Player of the Year, commands the respect of her peers and gives respect just the same.

The Day's All-Area Boys' Track & Field Athlete of the Year: NFA's Jawaun Johnson

Norwich Free Academy sophomore Jawaun Johnson didn’t think track was for him. He already had other things to do during the spring, such as lifting with his football teammates. And all that sprinting as part of track conditioning? Nope. Not...

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

Ledyard's Megan Brawner, a junior who won the 800- and 1,600-meter events at the Eastern Connecticut Conference meet in addition to claiming the Class MM state championship in 800, was named The Day’s 2015 All-Area Girls’ Track and...

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Sutera's vision lives on

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Scott settles into his new golf home at Pequot

There's a new face behind the pro shop counter and in charge of the golf at Pequot Golf Club in...

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Pawcatuck/Westerly wins East Region crown

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ON THE AIR

Auto Racing

11 a.m., NBCSN — NASCAR Sprint Cup Windows 10 400 practice from Long Pond, Pa.

2 p.m., FS1 — NASCAR Truck Pocono Mountains 150 final practice from Long Pond, Pa.

4:30 p.m., NBCSN — NASCAR Sprint Cup Windows 10 400 qualifying from Long Pond, Pa.

7 p.m., NBCSN — NASCAR Xfinity U.S. Cellular 250 final practice from Newton, Iowa.

Baseball

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

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

7 p.m., WICH (1310-AM) — NYP: West Virginia Black Bears at Connecticut Tigers.

8 p.m., YES, WFAN (660-AM) — MLB: New York Yankees at Chicago White Sox.

Basketball

7 p.m., MyTV9 — WNBA: Seattle Storm at Connecticut Sun.

Football

9 p.m., ESPN2 — Saskatchewan Roughriders at Edmonton Eskimos.

Golf

9 a.m., ESPN2 — Women's British Open from Turnberry, Scotland.

9 a.m., Golf Channel — European PGA: Paul Lawrie Matchplay from Aberdeen, Scotland.

Noon, Golf Channel — Champions: 3M Championship from Blaine, Minn.

2:30 p.m., Golf Channel — PGA: Quicken Loans National from Gainesville, Va.

6:30 p.m., Golf Channel — Web.com: Utah Championship from Lehi.

Special Olympics

7 p.m., ESPN — World Games from Los Angeles.

Talk Show

6:05 p.m., WICH (1310-AM) — Sports Talk with Bill Donovan.