COLUMNS

Josh Tiven's story just keeps getting better and better

This is no longer the local-guy-makes-good story. Josh Tiven is a veritable veteran now, six years...

Elliott keeps on rolling through golf's peaks and valleys

John Elliott, the former NFA star, divides time living between Westerly and Jupiter, Fla., but his...

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UCONN

UConn AD preparing pitch and waiting to hear from Big 12

UConn's new athletic director says he's waiting to hear from the Big 12 about its interest level in the school before reaching out for an official pitch to join the conference

UConn looks at Maui Invitational as potential springboard

Few things can make a group of college basketball coaches more giddy about the upcoming season then talking about playing in the Maui Invitational.

COLLEGES

Oklahoma State officials: Coger died after 40-minute outdoor workout

Officials say Oklahoma State basketball player Tyrek Coger died from an enlarged heart after a 40-minute team workout on the football stadium stairs in hot weather

Clemson, Florida State keeping firm control of ACC's Atlantic Division

Clemson, Florida State in control of ACC's Atlantic Division entering 2016 season

LOCAL ROUNDUP

New London Legion falls 1-0 in eight innings at state tourney

Noah Budzik's RBI single in the bottom of the eighth inning lifted Rocky Hill-Cromwell-Portland to a 1-0 win over New London on Sunday in the Northern Division Super Regionals of the state American Legion baseball tournament.

Local roundup: Waterford wins to clinch spot in N.E. Babe Ruth tourney semis

Waterford took all the drama out of its game early at the New England Babe Ruth 13-year-old baseball tournament on Sunday.

Local roundup: New London beats Tolland 6-2 in Legion tournament

New London won its opener in the Northern Division Super Regionals at the American Legion baseball state tournament, beating Tolland 6-2 on Saturday.

PROFESSIONAL

Yankees trade closer Chapman to the Cubs

The Chicago Cubs have acquired hard-throwing reliever Aroldis Chapman in a trade with the New York Yankees, giving the NL Central leaders a boost as they try for their first World Series title in more than a century.

Yankees beat Giants, discussing deal to send Chapman to Cubs

The New York Yankees are discussing a trade that would send Aroldis Chapman to the Chicago Cubs as part of a swap that would bring 19-year-old shortstop prospect Gleyber Torres to the Yankees.

ON THE AIR

Baseball

6 p.m., WICH (1310-AM) — NYP: Connecticut Tigers at Mahoning Valley Scrappers in a doubleheader.

7 p.m., NESN, ESPN, WTIC (1080-AM), WEEI (103.7-FM) — MLB: Detroit Tigers at Boston Red Sox.

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

8 p.m., MyTV9, WFAN (660-AM), WXLM (980-AM) — MLB: New York Yankees at Houston Astros.

Basketball

10 p.m., NBA TV — Women's exhibition: United States vs. USA Select Team from Los Angeles.

Football

7:30 p.m., ESPN2 — CFL: Montreal Alouettes at Toronto Argonauts.

Soccer

7:30 a.m., ESPN2 — International Champions Cup: Manchester City vs. Manchester United from Beijing.

Tennis

11 a.m., Tennis Channel — Rogers Cup from Montreal and Toronto.

CT SUN

WNBA roundup

Nneka Ogwumike had 24 points and 14 rebounds, Candace Parker added 18 points and six assists and the Los Angeles Sparks ended a two-game skid with a 95-75 win over the Washington Mystics on Friday night

Sun beat Sky in final game before Olympic break

The Connecticut Sun end the pre-Olympic portion part of their WNBA schedule with an impressive 94-89 road win over the Chicago Sky on Friday night.