Ollie challenges his UConn basketball team

Kevin Ollie strongly encourages his Huskies to challenge each other.

BYU overcomes three turnovers to beat UConn 30-13

Mangum, Mathews connect on 2 4th-quarter TDs; BYU overcomes 3 turnovers to beat UConn 30-13

UConn football will face a determined team in Brigham Young

The UConn football team traveled more than 2,000 miles for Friday night's 10:15 game against Brigham Young University.

Huskies are off and running

The 3.1-mile Husky Run, held Wednesday, is part of the UConn men's basketball tradition. UConn will begin practice Saturday, looking for a return to the NCAA tournament after last year's NIT bid.

Diaco believes Huskies' record could be better

Lost opportunities have haunted the UConn football team, which takes a 2-2 overall record into Friday night's nonconference game at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. Speaking at his weekly press conference Tuesday, coach Bob Diaco believes...


Old friends honor Pontious and get a lifetime full of memories

And somewhere, Bill Pontious cheered. Laughed. Cried. Celebrated. And maybe even marveled at how...


Navy runs over UConn 28-18

The Huskies failed to stop the nation's leading rushing offense, falling 28-18. The Midshipmen, who came in averaging 393 yards on the ground, piled up 303 yards.

UConn's goal: Keep Navy QB Reynolds in check

UConn begins its American Athletic Conference season on Saturday at home against ACC newcomer Navy, which features a dangerous option quarterback in Keenan Reynolds.


Top 25 college football roundup

Texas in tatters, with Twitter trouble, after nearly historic 50-7 loss to Boykin, No. 4 TCU

No. 12 Clemson holds off No. 6 Notre Dame 24-22

No. 12 Clemson holds off late push from No. 6 Notre Dame for 24-22 win


Sanabria, Colonels run past Whalers

Jim Buonocore has been gleeful — giddy, even — at the considerable number of victories his teams have earned over the years against the double wing offense, which he has viewed as some sort of football Communism.

Listen Live: High school football - Ledyard at New London

Casey O'Neill and Keith O'Brien bring you the action as the 1-2 New London Whalers host the 2-1 Ledyard Colonels. Come back to theday.com on Tuesday for the WiredZone highlights show with sideline and locker room audio from both coaches.


Giansanti watching, learning, tweeting in Cubs minor league system

Montville High School graduate Anthony Giansanti, 27, has made two trips to Triple-A Iowa in the Chicago Cubs organization and even homered for the Cubs in spring training. He's hoping to someday play Major League Baseball.

Local roundup: Martin leads Camels to victory

Connecticut College senior Caroline Martin reached a milestone on Saturday as the Camels' volleyball team picked up a pair of victories.

Bears rally to pick off Mariners

Senior Mark Behne had two of the Bears three fourth-quarter interceptions, including the final one in the end zone with 40 seconds left as, Coast Guard overcame a 14-point deficit and held off Maine Maritime on Saturday, 21-14, in a New England...


Yankees are swept, fail to wrap up home field for wild card

The New York Yankees failed to clinch home field in the American League wild-card game, getting swept in a day-night doubleheader Saturday by the Baltimore Orioles, 9-2 and 4-3.

Red Sox fall to the Indians

Kluber allows 3 hits in 8 innings; Santana, Raburn homer as Indians beat Red Sox 2-0


Auto Racing

2:30 p.m., NBCSN — NASCAR Sprint Cup AAA 400 from Dover, Del. 


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

3 p.m., NESN, WEEI (103.7-FM) — MLB: Boston Red Sox at Cleveland Indians.

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


3 p.m., Ch. 8 — WNBA Finals: Indiana Fever at Minnesota Lynx in Game 1.


9:30 a.m., Ch. 3 — NFL: New York Jets vs. Miami Dolphins from London.

1 p.m., Ch. 3 — NFL: Kansas City Chiefs at Cincinnati Bengals.

1 p.m., Ch. 61, WCBS (880-AM), WTIC (1080-AM) — NFL: New York Giants at Buffalo Bills.

4:25 p.m., Ch. 61 — NFL: Minnesota Vikings at Denver Broncos.

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


7:30 a.m., Golf Channel — European PGA: Alfred Dunhill Links Championship from Scotland.

3 p.m., Golf Channel — Web.com Tour Championship from Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.


8:25 a.m., NBCSN — Premier League: Liverpool at Everton.

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

10:55 a.m., NBCSN — Premier League: Manchester United at Arsenal.

5 p.m., ESPN2 — MLS: Houston Dynamo at FC Dallas.

7 p.m., FS1 — MLS: Real Salt Lake at Colorado Rapids.

9:30 p.m., FS1 — MLS: Los Angeles Galaxy at Seattle Sounders.


2:30 p.m., Chs. 10, 30 — FIVB Beach World Tour finals from Fort Lauderdale, Fla.