Sky beat Sun with late burst 77-74


Allie Quigley made two go-ahead free throws with 15.4 seconds left to give the Chicago Sky a 77-74 win over the Connecticut Sun on Thursday.

Sun forced to face Sky without Kelsey Bone following suspension

Connecticut Sun center Kelsey Bone has been suspended one game and will miss tonight's home game against the Chicago Sky as punishment for throwing an elbow to Natalie Achonwa's head during Tuesday's loss to the Indiana Fever.

Fever end Sun's win streak at seven

Connecticut Sun center Kelsey Bone made a costly flagrant foul late in Tuesday's game as it had its seven-game winning streak snapped by the Indiana Fever, 92-84.

Newcomer Jasmine Thomas has been crucial to Sun's early success

The Connecticut Sun have benefited from the addition of point guard Jasmine Thomas this season because of her defensive skills and calming influence to a young team.

Sun make it seven straight with overtime victory over Sparks

Alex Bentley had 18 points and four steals and Camille Little added 13 points, six rebounds and three steals as the Connecticut Sun won their seventh straight game on Friday night with an 80-76 overtime victory over the Los Angeles Sparks before...

COLUMNS

Sun are ornery ... and it's wonderful

If a 7-3 record isn't the best talking point thus far for the Sun of 2015, this is: They are ornery...

Connecticut's survival skills are just fine

Anne Donovan ... nah. Scratch that. Make that poor Anne Donovan, sat down in the interview room,...

COLLEGES

Huskers' Riley on expectations, Osborne, 'nice guy' persona

Q&A: Nebraska's Riley talks expectations, Osborne and being 'nicest guy in college football'

Virginia wins first College World Series title

Virginia wins 1st CWS title with Brandon Waddell, Pavin Smith leading 4-2 win over Vanderbilt

Virginia's 3-0 win over Vanderbilt forces Game 3 in CWS finals

Haseley among unlikely heroes leading Virginia past Vandy 3-0, forcing deciding Game 3 in CWS

HIGH SCHOOL

Montville's Josh Handler named to Scholar All-America Team

Montville — Josh Handler, a senior midfielder last fall for the Montville High School boys’ soccer team, was selected to the 2015 NSCAA High School Boys’ Scholar All-America Team. Selection is based on exemplary performance on...

A pair of Whalers star in Super 100 All-Star Classic football game

New London's Troy Gray and Jelani Lucas both scored touchdowns as Team Nutmeg clubbed Team Constitution, 44-22, at Saturday's Super 100 All-Star Classic at Rentschler Field.

Senior all-star football game this Saturday

Those desperate for football season to arrive can get some Saturday to tide them over until fall when the Connecticut High School Coaches' Association Super 100 All-Star Game is played at Rentschler Field in East Hartford at 4:30 p.m.

LOCAL ROUNDUP

Local roundup: Spinners end Tigers' five-game win streak

Lowell’s Josh Ockimey lined a 3-2 pitch to centerfield with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning to tie the game Friday and Mitch Gunsolus followed with a single to right to give the Spinners a 2-1 victory over the Connecticut Tigers.

Local roundup: Gibson leads Tigers to fifth straight win

Cam Gibson's grand slam highlighted a six-run second inning as the Connecticut Tigers extended their winning streak to five with an 11-2 win over the Lowell Spinners in a New York-Penn League game on Thursday night.

East Lyme captures District 6 Babe Ruth (13) championship

East Lyme overcame every obstacle, including a loss to Waterford in the first game of the double-elimination tournament, to complete a two-game sweep of previously unbeaten Ledyard with an 8-5 victory Thursday night and win the District 6 Babe Ruth...

PROFESSIONAL

McCann's three-run blast rallies Yankees past Rays in 12

McCann, Teixeira hit 3-run homers, Yankees beat Rays 7-5 in 12 innings

Major League Baseball roundup

Cabrera likely to go on DL after hurting calf in Tigers' 8-6 win over Blue Jays

WNBA roundup

Toliver scores franchise record 43 points as LA Sparks beat Tulsa Shock 98-95.

ON THE AIR

Auto Racing

8 a.m., CNBC — Formula One British Grand Prix qualifying from Silverstone, England.

2:30 p.m., NBCSN — NASCAR Xfinity Firecracker 250 qualifying from Daytona Beach, Fla.

4:30 p.m., NBCSN — NASCAR Sprint Cup Coke Zero 400 qualifying from Daytona Beach, Fla.

5:30 p.m., ESPN2 — NHRA Summit Racing Equipment Nationals qualifying from Norwalk, Ohio. (taped today)

7:30 p.m., NBCSN — NASCAR Xfinity Firecracker 250 from Daytona Beach, Fla.

Baseball

11 a.m., MLB Network — MLB: San Francisco Giants at Washington Nationals.

1 p.m., FS1, WFAN (660-AM) — MLB: Tampa Bay Rays at New York Yankees.

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

4 p.m., MLB Network — MLB: Cleveland Indians at Pittsburgh Pirates.

7 p.m., Ch. 61, WOR (710) — MLB: New York Mets at Los Angeles Dodgers.

7 p.m., WICH (1310-AM) — NYP: Vermont Lake Monsters at Connecticut Tigers.

10 p.m., MLB Network — MLB: Los Angeles Angels at Texas Rangers.

Cycling

7 a.m., NBCSN — Tour de France stage 1 from Utrecht, Netherlands.

3 p.m., Chs. 10, 30 — Tour de France stage 1 from Utrecht, Netherlands. (taped today)

Golf

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

1 p.m., Golf Channel — PGA: Greenbrier Classic from White Sulphur Springs, W.Va.

3 p.m., Ch. 3 — PGA: Greenbrier Classic from White Sulphur Springs, W.Va.

3 p.m., Golf Channel — Web.com: Nova Scotia Open from Halifax.

Horse Racing

5 p.m., Chs. 10, 30 — Belmont Oaks and Suburban Handicap from Elmont, N.Y. 

Lacrosse

3 p.m., ESPN2 — World Series of Youth Lacrosse final from Denver.

Martial Arts

9 p.m., ESPN2 — ISKA U.S. Open World Championship from Orlando, Fla.

Motorcycle Racing

4 p.m., Chs. 10, 30 — AMA Motocross from Buchanan, Mich.

Soccer

4 p.m., Ch. 61 — FIFA Women's World Cup: Germany vs. England in third-place game from Edmonton, Alberta. 

8 p.m., YES, WFAN (660-AM) — MLS: New York City FC at Montreal Impact.

9 p.m., CSN — MLS: New England Revolution at FC Dallas.

Tennis

8 a.m., ESPN — Wimbledon from London.