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.

Serena Williams, Novak Djokovic seeded No. 1 for U.S. Open

Serena Williams is the No. 1 seeded woman for the U.S. Open after barely holding on to the top spot in the rankings, and Novak Djokovic is No. 1 among the men

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.

ESPN analyst says UConn has a chance to be 'really good'

ESPN analyst Seth Greenberg, who played in Monday's Kevin Ollie Charity Golf Classic, believes UConn has the talent to have another strong season.

COLUMNS

Enjoy Sanchez's hot start, but don't anoint him as the next Bench

True sporting greatness — any greatness, really — is measured by one thing: the test...

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...

LATEST VIDEO

UCONN

Crozier anchors an experienced and improved offensive line at UConn

Ryan Crozier will be involved in almost every play this season. Yet he likely won't ever gain a yard, score a touchdown or make drive-stopping tackle for the UConn football team.

Latest Calhoun Celebrity Classic features an ensemble cast

Kemba Walker used to hang out with Tiffany Hayes, Caroline Doty, Maya Moore and Kalana Greene at UConn, Walker a member of a national championship team for the men's basketball team, the others NCAA champions with the women's basketball team.

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.

HIGH SCHOOL

Marchini is much more than a soccer player

Attending UConn next year will be closer for Montville High School senior Rachel Marchini than the frequent trips she makes to Farmington for her premier league soccer practices. But it actually took Marchini a journey to the San Diego area this...

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.

LOCAL ROUNDUP

Local roundup: Tigers snap three-game losing streak

The Connecticut Tigers snapped a three-game losing streak with a 6-3 win over the Vermont Lake Monsters on Friday night at Dodd Stadium.

PROFESSIONAL

Pedroia falls short of record, but Red Sox rout Royals

Dustin Pedroia had four hits to extend his streak to 11 straight at-bats before bouncing into a double play with a chance to tie the major-league record and the Boston Red Sox beat the Kansas City Royals 8-3 on Saturday night

Radwanska wins Connecticut Open title

Top-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska completed a dominating week at the Connecticut Open on Sunday, beating Elina Svitolina 6-1, 7-6 (3) in the final

ON THE AIR

Auto Racing

7:30 a.m., NBCSN — Formula One Belgian Grand Prix from Spa-Francorchamps, Belgium.

1:30 p.m., FS1 — IMSA Michelin GT Challenge from Alton, Va.

2 p.m., NBCSN — NASCAR Sprint Cup Pure Michigan 400 from Brooklyn, Mich.

3 p.m., Chs. 10, 30 — Global RallyCross from Atlantic City, N.J.

Baseball

10 a.m., ESPN — Little League: Goodlettsville (Tenn.) vs. Aguadulce (Panama) in World Series consolation game from Williamsport, Pa.

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

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

3 p.m., Ch. 8 — Little League: Endwell (N.Y.) vs. Seoul (South Korea) in World Series championship game from Williamsport, Pa.

4 p.m., TBS — MLB: Chicago Cubs at Los Angeles Dodgers.

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

8 p.m., ESPN, WTIC (1080-AM), WEEI (103.7-FM) — MLB: Kansas City Royals at Boston Red Sox.

Basketball

3 p.m., WCCT, NBA TV — WNBA: Connecticut Sun at Atlanta Dream.

7 p.m., ESPN2 — WNBA: Seattle Storm at Minnesota Lynx.

9 p.m., ESPN2 — WNBA: Los Angeles Sparks at Phoenix Mercury.

Football

1 p.m., Ch. 61 — NFL preseason: San Diego Chargers at Minnesota Vikings.

2 p.m., ESPN2 — High School: Trinity Christian (Fla.) at Cocoa (Fla.).

4:25 p.m., Ch. 61 — NFL preseason: Arizona Cardinals at Houston Texans.

8 p.m., Chs. 10, 30 — NFL preseason: Cincinnati Bengals at Jacksonville Jaguars.

Golf

6:30 a.m., Golf Channel — European PGA: Made in Denmark from Farso, Denmark

Noon, Golf Channel — PGA: The Barclays from Farmingdale, N.Y.

2 p.m., Ch. 3 — PGA: The Barclays from Farmingdale, N.Y.

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

6 p.m., Golf Channel — Champions: Boeing Classic from Snoqualmie, Wash.

8 p.m., Golf Channel — Web.com: Portland Open from North Plains, Ore.

Soccer

8:30 a.m., CNBC — Premier League: Middlesborough at West Bromwich.

9:30 a.m., FS1 — Bundesliga: Freiburg at Hertha Berlin.

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

2:30 p.m., ESPN — MLS: New England Revolution at New York Red Bulls.

4:45 p.m., ESPN — MLS: Seattle Sounders at Portland Timbers.

7 p.m., FS1, WFAN (660-AM) — MLS: New York City FC at Orlando City SC.

Volleyball

4:30 p.m., Chs. 10, 30 — Women: Asics World Series of Beach Volleyball final from Long Beach, Calif.