COLUMNS

Tennis legend Ivan Lendl appreciates the game of golf and other tournament tidbits

Ran into Ivan Lendl in the Shennecossett Golf Course pro shop on Monday after the International...

Today's COTP topic: Helping football widows mount an offense

And now for another installment from Columnist of the People (COTP) a pathetic, Dear Abby knockoff...

LATEST VIDEO

UCONN

AAC Media Day: UConn football has nowhere to go but up

Leave it to veteran linebacker Junior Joseph to put UConn's low ranking in the American Athletic Conference preseason media poll in perspective.

Edsall happy to be back and anxious to get started

Randy Edsall has experienced an enjoyable last few days.

Glen Miller still looking for his next stop in coaching

Being on the road in July is nothing new for Glen Miller who's traveled all over the country during prime recruiting season over his long and distinguished college basketball coaching career. This time, his mission is different.

COLLEGES

Rhule says Baylor committed to correct wrongs of the past

Matt Rhule says Baylor is committed to correcting the wrongs of the past while moving forward after a sexual assault scandal

K-State's Snyder back for another preview and 'doing fine'

Kansas State coach Bill Snyder was back for another preview at Big 12 media days, getting ready for his 26th season after offseason treatment for throat cancer

Herman has to show Longhorns they are capable of winning

New Texas coach Tom Herman knows young players don't know the winning Longhorns his generation knows

HIGH SCHOOL

Ledyard's tradition-rich wrestling program celebrates 50 years of excellence

Two wrestlers getting ready to have their photos taken Saturday were from the Class of 1970, Bob Catlow and Pete Wagner, who became Ledyard High School's first two individual wrestling champions on the same day. The other two were Mike Sullivan and...

The Day's All-Area Baseball Player of the Year: Waterford's Mike Burrows

Dominant would be one way to describe his season. Really dominant would be another. And that’s why Waterford High School pitcher Mike Burrows has been named The Day’s 2017 All-Area Baseball Player of the Year.

LOCAL ROUNDUP

Local roundup: Tigers beat ValleyCats for second straight road series win

Blake Bortles had three hits, drove in a run and scored another to lead the Connecticut Tigers to a 3-1 victory over the Tri-City ValleyCats in a New York-Penn League baseball game on Wednesday.

Waterford rallies to win Connecticut Little League softball title

Milena Walker hit a go-ahead two-run home run as Waterford scored six times with two outs in the fifth inning to rally and beat Westport, 10-3, to win the Connecticut Little League (11-12) softball tournament title at Elm Ridge Park.

John Elliott wins first Connecticut Senior Open title in a playoff

Ex-NFA great John Elliott wins his first Connecticut Senior Open golf championship by defeating good friend Billy Downes on the first hole of a sudden death playoff.

PROFESSIONAL

An All-American start to the British Open

The wind off the Irish Sea pushed away the rain clouds and bathed Royal Birkdale in sunshine, Stars and Stripes

Dolson hits late 3, Sky hand Sparks 1st home loss

Stefanie Dolson hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with 13 seconds left and scored 15 points to help the Chicago Sky beat Los Angeles 82-80 for the Sparks' first home loss of the season

ON THE AIR

Baseball

Noon, SNY, WOR (710-AM) — MLB: St. Louis Cardinals at New York Mets.

1:30 p.m., NESN, WTIC (1080-AM), WEEI (103.7-FM) — MLB: Toronto Blue Jays at Boston Red Sox.

7 p.m., MLB Network — MLB: Texas Rangers at Baltimore Orioles.

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

10 p.m., YES, WFAN (660-AM), WXLM (980-AM) — MLB: New York Yankees at Seattle Mariners.

Basketball

3:30 p.m., NBA TV — WNBA: Chicago Sky at Los Angeles Sparks.

5 p.m., ESPN2 — Men's exhibition: The Basketball Tournament from New York.

Cycling

7:30 a.m., NBCSN — Tour de France.

Golf

5 a.m., Golf Channel — British Open from Southport, England.

3:30 p.m., FS1 — USGA U.S. Junior Amateur Championship from Andover, Kansas.

5 p.m., Golf Channel — PGA: Barbasol Championship from Auburn, Ala.

8 p.m., Golf Channel — LPGA: Marathon Classic from Sylvania, Ohio. (taped today)

1:30 a.m. (Friday), Golf Channel — British Open from Southport, England.

Soccer

7:30 p.m., FS1 — Gold Cup: Jamaica vs. Canada in quarterfinal from Glendale, Ariz.

9:30 p.m., ESPN — International Champions Cup: Manchester United vs. Manchester City from Houston.

10:30 p.m., FS1 — Gold Cup: Mexico vs. Honduras in quarterfinal from Glendale, Ariz.

Talk Show

6:05 p.m., WICH (1310-AM) — Sports Talk with Bill Donovan.

Tennis

5 a.m., Tennis Channel — ATP: Swedish Open from Bastad.