Cuddyer helps Mets avert 3-game sweep against Red Sox

Cuddyer, NL East-leading Mets stop 5-game home skid, avert sweep by beating Red Sox 5-4

Yankees rout Braves 20-6 to complete weekend sweep

Yankees ride 2-out HRs from Ellsbury, Headley, Drew to overwhelm Braves 20-6 for 3-game sweep

Day cruises to victory at The Barclays

Jason Day blows away field at Barclays and moves closer to No. 1

Cubs' Arrietta no-hits Dodgers 2-0

Jake Arrieta pitches 6th no-hitter in majors this season as Cubs beat Dodgers 2-0

Coughlin: Giants have a long ways to go

After loss to Jets, Coughlin says the Giants have a long ways to go


A Connecticut-New York rivalry is something to look forward to ... someday

Mohegan — Chiney Ogwumike was the first to notice, wandering to press row and...

August is a major month for local golf

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



Major League Baseball roundup

Encarnacion hits 3 HRs, ties team record with 9 RBIs as Blue Jays rout reeling Tigers 15-1

Severino, Yankees beat Braves

Rookie Severino throws 6 scoreless innings, Yankees beat Braves 3-1; fan falls from upper deck

Pennsylvania beats Texas 3-2 at Little League World Series

Pennsylvania walks off with 3-2 win over Texas in front of record Little League crowd


Longtime Saints recall the team's role in Katrina recovery

Longest-tenured Saints gratified to have been part of the first decade of Katrina recovery

MMA heavyweight Wren returns from Africa for a new fight

Fighting for family: MMA heavyweight Justin Wren returns from Africa to launch a new quest

Former UConn star Moore fighting for a spot with Raiders

After missing time with injuries, former starting LB Sio Moore fighting for role on Raiders

Johnny Manziel out for rest of preseason with elbow injury

Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel will sit out last 2 exhibitions with sore right elbow


Al Arbour, who coached Isles to four Cup titles, dies at 82

Al Arbour, who coached New York Islanders to 4 Stanley Cup titles, dies at 82

Rangers sign Stepan to reported six-year, $39M deal

Derek Stepan and Rangers agree on long-term deal hours before arbitration hearing


Sun keep playoff hopes alive

The Connecticut Sun still have a pulse ... even though it remains a bit faint.

Sun stave off elimination with win over Sky

Bone scores 25 points, Sun stave off elimination with 72-68 win over short-handed Chicago Sky


Injury forces Sharapova to pull out of U.S. Open

2006 champion, No. 3-seeded Maria Sharapova pulls out of US Open for 2nd time in 3 years

Fitzpatrick leads Jets past the Giants

Jets beat the Giants in preseason; Fitzpatrick throws 2 TDs, Cromartie scores on interception

Football roundup

Bills QB Manuel makes his case for starting job in 43-19 preseason win over Steelers

Kelly wins sixth straight start, pitches Red Sox past Mets 3-1

Joe Kelly wins 6th straight start, beats Jacob deGrom to lead Betts and Red Sox past Mets 3-1


Auto Racing

9 a.m., FS1 — FIA World Endurance Championship from Nurburg, Germany.

1:30 p.m., FS1 — NASCAR Truck Chevrolet Silverado 250 from Bowmanville, Ontario.

4 p.m., NBCSN — IndyCar GoPro Grand Prix from Sonoma, Calif.


10 a.m., ESPN — Little League: Pearland (Texas) vs. Mexicali Baja California (Mexico) in World Series third-place game from Williamsport, Pa.

1 p.m., NESN, SNY, WOR (710-AM), WTIC (1080-AM), WEEI (103.7-FM) — MLB: Boston Red Sox at New York Mets.

1:30 p.m., YES, WFAN (660-AM), WXLM (980-AM) — MLB: New York Yankees at Atlanta Braves.

3 p.m., Ch. 8 — Little League: Lewisberry (Pa.) vs. Tokyo (Japan) in World Series championship game from Williamsport, Pa.

4 p.m., WICH (1310-AM) — NYP: Connecticut Tigers at Staten Island Yankees.

8 p.m., ESPN — MLB: Chicago Cubs at Los Angeles Dodgers.


7 p.m., — WNBA: Connecticut Sun at Chicago Sky.

7 p.m., ESPN2 — WNBA: Phoenix Mercury at Minnesota Lynx.


4 p.m., ESPN2 — CFL: Saskatchewan Roughriders at Ottawa Redblacks.

4 p.m., Ch. 61 — NFL preseason: Houston Texans at New Orleans Saints.

8 p.m., Chs. 10, 30 — NFL preseason: Arizona Cardinals at Oakland Raiders.


6:30 a.m., Golf Channel — European PGA: Czech Masters from Prague, Czech Republic.

Noon, Golf Channel — PGA: The Barclays from Edison, N.J.

2 p.m., Ch. 3 — PGA: The Barclays from Edison, N.J.

2 p.m., Golf Channel — Champions: Dick's Sporting Goods Open from Endicott, N.Y.

5 p.m., Golf Channel — LPGA: Yokahama Tire Classic from Prattville, Ala.

7 p.m., Golf Channel — Portland Open from North Plains, Ore.

Motorcycle Racing

7:30 a.m., FS1 — MotoGP Grand Prix of Great Britain from Silverstone, England.


8:25 a.m., NBCSN — Premier League: Norwich City at Southampton.

10:55 a.m., NBCSN — Premier League: Manchester United at Swansea City.

4:30 p.m., ESPN — MLS: Portland Timbers at Seattle Sounders.

7 p.m., FS1 — MLS: D.C. United at New York.

9:30 p.m., FS1 — NWSL: Washington Spirit at Portland Thorns.

Track & Field

2 p.m., Chs. 10, 30 — IAAF World Championships from Beijing.


4:30 p.m., Chs. 10, 30 — AVP: Chicago Open.