COLUMNS

Orsillo is part of the Red Sox fans' family and fabric

Baseball’s daily rhythms offer a mystical quality, different than once-a-week football,...

August is a major month for local golf

August is major month at several area golf courses. Several familiar faces competed for club...

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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."

UConn's Knappe leaves Denmark, becomes American football star

Knappe leaves behind archery, team handball to become American college football player

COLLEGES

Coast Guard's Clancy always willing to take one for the team

One trait for which Mike's Clancy's Coast Guard Academy football teammates and coaches have come to know him: unselfishness.

Tackling goes high-tech at Dartmouth with new dummies

In bid to reduce concussions, Dartmouth debuts remote-controlled tackling dummy

Pick 6: Most intriguing games of the season

Pick 6: Most intriguing games of the season _ and what it'll cost you to see'em live

HIGH SCHOOL

East Lyme football, looking to turn things around, hits the field on opening day

Seniors Andrew Brown and Travis Franco look to bring leadership — and more wins — to the East Lyme High School football team this year.

Ledyard Football Hall of Fame to add six

Ledyard High School will honor the six new members of its football hall of fame during halftime of the Colonels' Thanksgiving Day game against Fitch on Nov. 26 and formally induct them on Jan. 31 at the football team's awards night at Lake of Isles.

LOCAL ROUNDUP

Tigers win on a combined three-hitter

Three Connecticut Tigers pitchers combined on a three-hitter in a 3-1 win over Tri-City on Wednesday in a New York-Penn League game played before 4,324 at Joseph L. Bruno Stadium in Troy, N.Y.

Local roundup: Tigers fall to the ValleyCats

The Connecticut Tigers squandered a 5-0 lead, losing to the Tri-City ValleyCats 13-6 in a New York-Penn League game on Tuesday night.

Mitchell's Fulmer Garfield ready to go

Dana Fulmer Garfield appreciates the value of collegiate athletics.

PROFESSIONAL

American Pharoah looks 'super good' at Saratoga Race Course

American Pharoah feeling much at home at Saratoga as Travers awaits for Triple Crown winner

Colon tosses seven scoreless innings, Mets beat Phillies 9-4

Bartolo Colon tosses 7 scoreless innings, Mets keep up offense in 9-4 win over Phillies

ON THE AIR

Baseball

4 p.m., ESPN — Little League: Baja California (Mexico) vs. Barquisimento (Venezuela) in World Series from Williamsport, Pa.

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

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

7 p.m., MLB Network — MLB: San Diego Padres at Washington Nationals.

7 p.m., NESN — IL: Pawtucket Red Sox at Buffalo Bisons.

8 p.m., ESPN — Little League: Bonita (Calif.) vs. Pearland (Texas) in World Series from Williamsport, Pa.

Basketball

7 p.m., MyTV9 — WNBA: Phoenix Mercury at Connecticut Sun.

Football

7:30 p.m., ESPN2 — CFL: Montreal Alouettes at Hamilton Tiger-Cats.

Golf

5 a.m., Golf Channel — European PGA: Czech Masters from Prague, Czech Republic.

11:30 a.m., Golf Channel — LPGA: Yokahama Tire Classic from Prattville, Ala.

2 p.m., Golf Channel — PGA: The Barclays from Edison, N.J.

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