Breanna Stewart wins Honda Cup as top college woman athlete


Former UConn star Breanna Stewart was honored as the collegiate woman athlete of the year earning the Honda Cup

Purvis followed his heart back to UConn

Something deep inside pushed Rodney Purvis toward returning to UConn for his final season of eligibility.

UConn's Hamilton lands in Oklahoma City

Daniel Hamilton's gamble of leaving UConn early paid off with him being selected in the NBA Draft late Thursday night.

COLUMNS

Green Monster Theory ... or when New London's finest understand concept of community

This is the story of the new Little League field at Mitchell Woods, no longer in disrepair: Who...

NFA graduate Barrett feels at home at Cedar Ridge

Dan Barrett feels a strong connection to eastern Connecticut.

UCONN

UConn's Diaco, wife donate $250,000 to help upgrade baseball, softball, soccer facilities

UConn announced Thursday that football coach Bob Diaco and his wife Julia will donate $250,000 to help fund the construction of new facilities for the men's and women's soccer, baseball and softball teams.

UConn's Enoch to play for Armenia despite no ties to nation

UConn center Steven Enoch to play for Armenia, despite having no connection to the country

COLLEGES

Coastal Carolina wins College World Series

Coastal Carolina capitalized on two errors on the same play for four unearned runs in the sixth inning, and the Chanticleers won their first national championship in any sport with a 4-3 victory over Arizona in Game 3 of the College World Series...

Players, coaches make pilgrimage; say goodbye to Pat Summitt

Dozens of Pat Summitt's former Tennessee players and coaches descended on Knoxville over the weekend, making the basketball pilgrimage to say their final goodbyes to the winningest coach in Division I college basketball history

LOCAL ROUNDUP

Waterford powers past East Lyme to win Babe Ruth 15 title

Waterford scored seven times in the bottom of the fifth inning to invoke the mercy rule and beat East Lyme, 12-2, to win Thursday's District 6 Babe Ruth 15-year-old championship.

Sutman, Waterford 14s top East Lyme 11-3 to force a deciding game

Payton Sutman pitched a complete game and Waterford scored six runs in the fifth inning on the way to an 11-3 victory over East Lyme in the District 6 Babe Ruth 14-year-old tournament, forcing a winner-take-all game Friday.

Waterford wins District 6 Babe Ruth (13) title

Waterford didn't play its best in the District 6 championship game, nearly losing a 7-0 lead. But then, what matters more than the final score, right? Waterford advanced with a 7-4 win over East Lyme and earned a trip to the state tournament in...

PROFESSIONAL

Yankees walk off with a 2-1 win against the Rangers

Chase Headley scored on a passed ball with two outs in the bottom of the ninth, and the Yankees won in their final at-bat for the second straight game to beat the Texas Rangers 2-1 on Thursday afternoon

NFL notes

Johnny Manziel has been suspended for the first four games of next season for violating the NFL's substance-abuse policy.

ON THE AIR

Auto Racing

2 p.m., NBCSN — NASCAR Xfinity Subway Firecracker 250 practice from Daytona Beach, Fla.

3 p.m., NBCSN — NASCAR Sprint Cup Coke Zero 400 practice from Daytona Beach, Fla.

4 p.m., NBCSN — NASCAR Xfinity Subway Firecracker 250 final practice from Daytona Beach, Fla.

5 p.m., NBCSN — NASCAR Sprint Cup Coke Zero 400 final practice from Daytona Beach, Fla.

Baseball

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

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

7 p.m., NESN — IL: Columbus Clippers at Pawtucket Red Sox.

7 p.m., WICH (1310-AM) — NYP: Lowell Spinners at Connecticut Tigers.

8 p.m., ESPN — NCAA: Arizona vs. Coastal Carolina in College World Series Finals Game 3 from Omaha, Neb.

Basketball

3:30 p.m., NBA TV — WNBA: Atlanta Dream at Los Angeles Sparks.

Football

7 p.m., ESPN2 — CFL: Ottawa Redblacks at Montreal Alouettes.

10 p.m., ESPN2 — CFL: Toronto Argonauts at Saskatchewan Roughriders.

Golf

4:30 a.m., Golf Channel — European PGA: French Open from Paris.

1:30 p.m., Golf Channel — PGA: Bridgestone Invitational from Akron, Ohio.

6:30 p.m., Golf Channel — PGA: Barracuda Championship from Reno, Nev.

9 p.m., Golf Channel — LPGA: Portland (Ore.) Classic. (taped today)

Soccer

3 p.m., ESPN2 — Euro 2016: Poland vs. Portugal in a quarterfinal from Marseille, France.

Swimming

6:30 p.m., NBCSN — U.S. Olympic Trials from Omaha, Neb.

8 p.m., Chs. 10, 30 — U.S. Olympic Trials from Omaha, Neb.

Tennis

7 a.m., ESPN — Wimbledon from London.