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UCONN

UConn football captains ready to lead the way

In a team vote Wednesday, Andreas Knappe, Julian Campenni, Marquise Vann and Andrew Adams were selected as UConn's football captains for the 2015 season.

UConn's Thomas poised for a starring role at wide receiver

"If I was a quarterback, I'd throw the ball to Noel (Thomas)," said coach Bob Diaco, standing on Rentschler Field two weeks before the UConn football team opens the season against Villanova. "He's probably going to catch it."

COLLEGES

Hungry Camels eager to build off their success

The Connecticut College women's soccer team returned to campus last weekend even more determined to keep the program among the New England Small College Athletic Conference elite.

Fisher names Golson starting QB for No. 10 Florida State

Jimbo Fisher names Notre Dame transfer Everett Golson starting QB for No. 10 Florida State

LOCAL ROUNDUP

Local roundup: Staten Island rolls past Tigers 6-2

The Staten Island Yankees continued their dominance of the Connecticut Tigers with a 6-2 victory on Monday night in a New York-Penn League game at Richmond County Bank Ballpark.

Local roundup: Staten Island routs Tigers 10-2

Shortstop Danienger Perez, making his New York-Penn League debut, went 3-for-4 with a double, triple and three RBI as the Staten Island Yankees routed the Connecticut Tigers 10-2 on Sunday afternoon at Dodd Stadium.

PROFESSIONAL

Ortiz hits career No. 495; Red Sox beat Yankees 4-3

David Ortiz hit his 495th home run and Jackie Bradley Jr. had three hits and threw out a runner at the plate to lift the Boston Red Sox to a 4-3 victory over the New York Yankees on Monday night.

Colon throws eight shutout innings, Mets beat Phillies 3-1

Colon throws 8 shutout innings, Mets get HRs from Granderson, Conforto and hold off Phils 3-1

ON THE AIR

Baseball

7 p.m., NESN, YES, ESPN, WFAN (660-AM), WXLM (980-AM), WTIC (1080-AM), WEEI (103.7-FM) — MLB: New York Yankees at Boston Red Sox.

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

7 p.m., WICH (1310-AM) — NYP: Connecticut Tigers at Staten Island Yankees.

Basketball

7 p.m., MyTV9 — WNBA: Connecticut Sun at Indiana Fever.

Tennis

1 p.m., ESPN — U.S. Open from New York.

7 p.m., ESPN — U.S. Open from New York.

CT SUN

Sun get back to work on Tuesday at Indiana

Connecticut's WNBA playoff hopes remain on life support, but after ending a five-game losing streak with a comeback win over Chicago on Sunday night, the Sun will try to live for another day on Tuesday when they visit another Eastern Conference...

Sun keep playoff hopes alive

The Connecticut Sun still have a pulse ... even though it remains a bit faint.