COLUMNS

Thames River now on a crusade to win, not just survive

Perhaps you don't know of "TRC," or knew it by another name. This is the tri-operative football...

UCONN

Syracuse uses late 99-yard TD drive to put away UConn 31-24

Amba Etta-Tawo caught 12 passes for a school-record 270 yards and two touchdowns and Syracuse beat UConn 31-24 on Saturday

UConn looking to increase offensive production against Syracuse

The UConn football team is hoping to increase its offensive production and comfort zone starting with Saturday's nonconference game against former Big East foe Syracuse. Kickoff is 1 p.m. at Rentschler Field.

COLLEGES

Salve Regina overpowers Coast Guard 48-10

Salve Regina scored on five of its first six possessions and led by 41 points at halftime, en route to a 48-10 victory over the Coast Guard Academy in the New England Football Conference opener for both teams Saturday.

Williams leads No. 24 Utah to 31-27 rally over USC

Troy Williams threw for 270 yards and two touchdowns and ran for another score in No. 24 Utah's 31-27 comeback victory over Southern California

LOCAL ROUNDUP

Local colleges: Kelleher helps Conn women remain perfect

Caroline Kelleher scored all three goals as the unbeaten Connecticut College women's soccer team beat Hamilton 3-0 in a New England Small College Athletic Conference game on Saturday.

Local roundup: Stonington edges NFA 2-1 in matchup of field hockey unbeatens

Margit Burgess scored a pair of goals as Stonington edged Norwich Free Academy 2-1 in an early-season matchup of unbeaten Eastern Connecticut Conference field hockey teams on Friday.

Coast Guard at Salve Regina football

When: Saturday, noon. Where: Gaudet Field, Newport, R.I. Records: Coast Guard 1-2 overall, 0-0 New England Football Conference; Salve Regina 2-0,...

PROFESSIONAL

Pedroia's slam rallies Sox and clinches AL playoff bid

Dustin Pedroia hit his fourth career grand slam to help Rick Porcello get his major league-leading 22nd win, and the AL East-leading Boston Red Sox beat the Tampa Bay Rays 6-4 Saturday night for their 10th consecutive win

Mets can't overcome 10-run deficit in 10-8 loss to Phillies

The Mets fell behind by 10 runs early and finished just short of what would have been the largest comeback victory in team history, losing 10-8 to the Philadelphia Phillies on Saturday night.

ON THE AIR

Auto Racing

2 p.m., Chs. 10, 30 — NASCAR Sprint Cup Bad Boy Off Road 300 from Loudon, N.H.

2 p.m., FS1 — NHRA Midwest Nationals from Madison, Ill.

Baseball

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

1 p.m., YES, WFAN (660-AM), WXLM (980-AM) — MLB: New York Yankees at Toronto Blue Jays.

1 p.m., SNY, WOR (710-AM) — MLB: Philadelphia Phillies at New York Mets.

4 p.m., MLB Network — MLB: Colorado Rockies at Los Angeles Dodgers.

8 p.m., ESPN — MLB: St. Louis Cardinals at Chicago Cubs.

Basketball

1 p.m., ESPN2 — WNBA playoffs: Atlanta Dream at Chicago Sky.

Equestrian

9 p.m., NBCSN — Central Park Horse Show from New York. (taped today)

Football

1 p.m., Ch. 3 — NFL: Denver Broncos at Cincinnati Bengals.

1 p.m., Ch. 61, WCBS (880-AM) — NFL: Washington Redskins at New York Giants.

4:25 p.m., Ch. 3 — NFL: New York Jets at Kansas City Chiefs.

8:30 p.m., Chs. 10, 30, WFAN (660-AM) — NFL: Chicago Bears at Dallas Cowboys.

Golf

6:30 a.m., Golf Channel — European PGA: European Open from Bad Griesbach, Germany.

Noon, Golf Channel — PGA Tour Championship from Atlanta.

1:30 p.m., Chs. 10, 30 — PGA Tour Championship from Atlanta.

1:30 p.m., Golf Channel — Web.com: Nationwide Children's Hospital Championship from Columbus, Ohio.

6 p.m., Golf Channel — Champions: Pacific Links Championship from Victoria, British Columbia.

Hockey

1 p.m., ESPN — World Cup: Sweden vs. Europe in semifinal from Toronto.

Rugby

7 p.m., NBCSN — English Premiership: Bath at Leicester. (taped today) 

Soccer

9:30 a.m., FS1 — Bundesliga: Schalke at Hoffenheim.

11 a.m., NBCSN — Premier League: Southampton at West Ham.

4 p.m., ESPN — MLS: Seattle Sounders at Los Angeles Galaxy.

7 p.m., FS1 — MLS: New England Revolution at Columbus Crew.

9:30 p.m., FS1 — NWSL: Seattle Reign at Houston Dash.             

Tennis

6 a.m., Tennis Channel — Coverage of ATP St. Petersburg (Russia) Open, ATP Moselle Open from Metz, France, and WTA Korea Open from Seoul, South Korea.