Jets' Eric Decker 'week to week' with partially torn rotator cuff

New York Jets wide receiver Eric Decker has a partially torn rotator cuff that will sideline him for the team's game against the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday

Giants banged up at cornerback and safety for Vikings' game

The New York Giants are so short of players in the secondary that rookie coach Ben McAdoo had to have a couple of his receivers play safety in practice.

Yankees are eliminated despite completing sweep of Red Sox

The Yankees were eliminated from playoff contention despite a 5-1 win over the Boston Red Sox on Thursday night that completed a three-game sweep of the AL East champions

NFL notes

Eric Decker's ailing shoulder is banged up even more.


The Yankees honoring Ortiz? Mikey D. just doesn't understand

My tombstone is going to read the following: "Here lies Mikey D. He just didn't understand."



Houston's Watt re-injures back, could miss entire season

A person familiar with J.J. Watt's condition says he has re-injured his back and the Houston Texans expect him to be out until at least December, and possibly the entire season.

Garoppolo, Brissett on field as Patriots return to practice

Jimmy Garoppolo and Jacoby Brissett were both in uniform as the Patriots went back to the practice field on Tuesday

Giants looking to rebound after mistakes against Redskins

The feeling of anger and frustration that the New York Giants felt after losing their first game under coach Ben McAdoo has been replaced with the realization that it's one game

Once Broncos stuff the run, it's Miller & Ray's time

The Denver Broncos know teams will try to run the ball on them first and foremost to keep their pass rush at bay


No. 6 Houston makes quick work of UConn 42-14

Greg Ward Jr. threw for a career-high 389 yards and accounted for five touchdowns in just more than three quarters to help the sixth-ranked Houston Cougars easily handle Connecticut 42-14 on Thursday night

UConn basketball's competitive streak on display at Husky Run

It's already evident that a fierce competitive streak runs through the UConn men's basketball team. The Huskies took the annual 3.1-mile Husky Run very seriously.


Maine Maritime at Coast Guard Academy football preview

When: Saturday, 1:30 p.m. Where: Cadet Memorial Field, New London. Records: Maine Maritime 1-2 overall, 0-1 New England Football Conference; Coast Guard 1-3,...

Coast Guard football team has a family dynamic

Right now the Coast Guard football team has two sets of brothers playing: Hudson and J.D. Dunaway and Chip and Patrick Crowley. On Wednesday they talked about the family dynamic.


Local roundup: NFA volleyball beats Waterford in four games

MacKenzie Burke's 26 kills helped Norwich Free Academy beat Waterford 25-13, 25-17, 24-26 and 25-12 in a high school volleyball match on Friday.

Coast Guard Academy unveils Otto Graham Hall of Athletic Excellence

The Coast Guard Academy celebrated the ribbon-cutting ceremony Thursday night for the Otto Graham Hall of Athletic Excellence, a $2.4 million dollar project unfurled at the school's existing Billard Hall.


Bruce, Gsellman move Mets closer to playoff spot, beat Phils

Jay Bruce homered for the third straight game and drove in three runs, Robert Gsellman threw six sharp innings and the New York Mets moved closer to securing a wild-card berth with a 5-1 win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Friday night

Major League Baseball roundup

Madison Bumgarner lined a two-run double to left in the sixth, and the San Francisco Giants beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 9-3 to maintain their slim lead for the second NL wild card


Auto Racing

5 a.m., NBCSN — Formula One Malaysia Grand Prix qualifying from Selangor.

10:30 a.m., CNBC — NASCAR Sprint Cup Citizen Soldier 400 practice from Dover, Del.

11 a.m., FS1 — IMSA Petit Le Mans from Braselton, Ga.

1:30 p.m., NBCSN — NASCAR Sprint Cup Citizen Soldier 400 final practice from Dover, Del.

3 p.m., NBCSN — NASCAR Xfinity Drive Sober 200 from Dover, Del.

8:30 p.m., FS1 — NASCAR Truck DC Solar 350 from Las Vegas.

2 a.m. (Sunday), FS1 — NHRA Keystone Nationals qualifying from Reading, Pa. (taped today)

2:30 a.m. (Sunday), NBCSN — Formula One Malaysia Grand Prix from Selangor.    


1 p.m., Ch. 61, WOR (710-AM) — MLB: New York Mets at Philadelphia Phillies.

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

4 p.m., FS1 — MLB: Cleveland Indians at Kansas City Royals.

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


7:30 p.m., NBA TV — NBA preseason: Golden State Warriors vs. Toronto Raptors from Vancouver, British Columbia.


Noon, Ch. 8 — NCAA: Texas at Oklahoma State.

Noon, ESPN — NCAA: Notre Dame vs. Syracuse from East Rutherford, N.J.

Noon, ESPN2 — NCAA: Miami at Georgia Tech.

Noon, ESPNU — NCAA: Northwestern at Iowa.

Noon, ESPNEWS — NCAA: Southern Methodist at Temple.

Noon, CBSSN — NCAA: Central Florida at East Carolina.

Noon, FS1 — NCAA: Baylor at Iowa State.

Noon, SNY — NCAA: Georgia State at Appalachian State.

12:30 p.m., WCCT — NCAA: Virginia at Duke.

1:30 p.m., WXLM (980-AM) — NCAA: Maine Maritime at Coast Guard.

3:30 p.m., Ch. 3 — NCAA: Tennessee at Georgia.

3:30 p.m., Ch. 8 — NCAA: Wisconsin at Michigan.

3:30 p.m., ESPN — NCAA: North Carolina at Florida State.

3:30 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA: Illinois at Nebraska.

3:30 p.m., CBSSN — NCAA: Navy at Air Force.

3:30 p.m., ESPNU — NCAA: Kansas State at West Virginia.

5 p.m., Ch. 61 — NCAA: Oklahoma at Texas Christian.

7 p.m., ESPN — NCAA: Kentucky at Alabama.

7 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA: Memphis at Mississippi.

7 p.m., ESPNU — NCAA: South Florida at Cincinnati.

7 p.m., CBSSN — NCAA: Western Michigan at Central Michigan.

7:30 p.m., SNY — NCAA: Tulane at Massachusetts. (taped today)

8 p.m., Ch. 8 — NCAA: Louisville at Clemson.

8 p.m., ESPNEWS — NCAA: San Diego State at South Alabama.

8:30 p.m., Ch. 61 — NCAA: Arizona State at Soluthern California.

10:15 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA: Utah State at Boise State.

10:15 p.m., ESPNU — NCAA: Wyoming at Colorado State.

10:30 p.m., ESPN — NCAA: Arizona at UCLA.

10:30 p.m., CBSSN — NCAA: Fresno State at UNLV.


9 a.m., Chs. 10, 30 — Ryder Cup from Chaska, Minn.

11:30 a.m., Golf Channel — LPGA: Reignwood Classic from Beijing. (taped today)

Horse Racing

5:30 p.m., NBCSN — Joe Hirsch Turf Classic and Vosburgh Stakes from Elmont, N.Y.; Awesome Again Stakes, Zenyatta Stakes and FrontRunner Stakes from Arcadia, Calif.

Mixed Martial Arts

9 p.m., FS1 — UFC Fight Night preliminaries from Portland, Ore.

11 p.m., FS1 — UFC Fight Night: John Lineker vs. John Dodson from Portland, Ore.


8 p.m., NBCSN — English Premiership: Bath at Gloucester. (taped today)


7:30 a.m., NBCSN — Premier League: Liverpool at Swansea City.

8:55 a.m., FS1 — Women's U17 World Cup: Nigeria vs. Brazil from Amman, Jordan.

10 a.m., NBCSN — Premier League: Chelsea at Hull City

7:30 p.m., CSN — MLS: Sporting Kansas City at New England Revolution.


Ogwumike sisters, Stewart earn top WNBA honors from AP

Nneka Ogwumike has had a remarkable season for Los Angeles, putting up career numbers

Sun end WNBA season with impressive win over Mystics

Rookie Jonquel Jones scored a career-high 21 points and three players recorded double-doubles as Connecticut ended its 2016 WNBA season with an impressive 87-78 victory over the Washington Mystics.