UConn's punter, Magliozzi is a 23-year-old former plumber from Australia

Not every day your punter is a 23-year-old former plumber from Australia. Meet Luke Magliozzi, the newest addition to the UConn football roster.

Edsall names Pindell UConn's starting quarterback

UConn quarterback David Pindell (5) warms up before Sunday's open practice at Rentschler Field in East Hartford. (Gavin Keefe/The Day)

Junior college transfer David Pindell arrived at UConn as a strong contender for the starting quarterback job.


Goldcamp ready as the heir to Coast Guard's quarterback position

Coast Guard quarterback Ethan Goldcamp takes a snap from center during a drill at practice in New London on Aug. 7.  (Dana Jensen/The Day)

Coast Guard Academy junior Ethan Goldcamp has learned a lot in his backup role under former record-setting quarterback Derek Victory. Goldcamp has now inherited the position and will be Coast Guard's starter on Aug. 31 when it opens the season...

Clemson title game hero Hunter Renfrow seeking bigger role

Clemson wide receiver Hunter Renfrow runs with the ball during the Fiesta Bowl against Ohio State on Dec. 31, 2016 at Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)

It seems impossible for any Clemson fan to overlook 5-foot-11 Hunter Renfrow after his game-winning catch clinched the Tigers first national title in 35 years.

Ciao, Italy! Women's college hoops teams taking foreign trips

The UConn women's basketball team, under coach Geno Auriemma, is off on a 10-day tour of Italy. The Huskies will play exhibition games in Rome, Florence, Trieste and Venice. (LM Otero/AP Photo)

Ciao! Italy is popular destination for women's basketball teams this summer

NCAA adopts sexual violence policy, emphasizing education

The NCAA board of governors has adopted a policy that requires sexual violence education for all college athletes, coaches and athletics administrators.
Campus leaders such as athletic directors and school presidents will be required to attest that athletes, coaches and administrators have been educated on sexual violence each year. The move follows a number of high-profile assault cases, including Baylor. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy, File)

The NCAA board of governors has adopted a policy that requires yearly sexual violence education for all college athletes, coaches and athletics administrators


Local roundup: Vermont routs Tigers 9-3

Aaron Arruda homered and had two hits, and Jean Ruiz threw six scoreless innings as the Vermont Lake Monsters beat the Connecticut Tigers 9-3 on Monday in the New York-Penn League.

Tigers fall to Lake Monsters in 13

Jesus Lage hit a walk-off single with one out in the 13th inning, as the Vermont Lake Monsters defeated the Connecticut Tigers 6-5 on Sunday.

Oakdale's LaBranche finishes third leg in Grand Slam of Ultrarunning

Steve LaBranche of Oakdale finished the Leadville Trail 100 Sunday morning, nicknamed “The Race Across The Sky,” in 28 hours, 13 minutes, 22 seconds, giving him the first three legs of the Grand Slam of Ultrarunning.


Holt's error in ninth allows Indians to beat Red Sox 5-4

Cleveland's Brandon Guyer, right, is mobbed by his teammates after scoring the winning run in the bottom of the ninth inning to rally the Indians to a 5-4 win over the Boston Red Sox on Monday night. (AP Photo/Phil Long)

Brandon Guyer scored when first baseman Brock Holt threw away Roberto Perez's bunt in the 10th inning, lifting the Cleveland Indians over the Boston Red Sox 5-4 in a matchup of first-place teams

Giants' Beckham injures left leg during 10-6 loss to Browns

Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. (13) is tackled by Cleveland's Briean Boddy-Calhoun during the first half of Monday night's NFL preseason game in Cleveland. Beckham suffered a leg injury on the play and did not return. (AP Photo/David Richard)

New York Giants receiver Odell Beckham Jr. departs preseason game with left leg injury

Bowles will announce Jets' starting QB next Monday

Jets quarterback Christian Hackenberg gets off a pass during the first half of Saturday's NFL exhibition game against the Detroit Lions. Jets coach Todd Bowles said Monday that he will announce the Jets' starting QB next Monday following an exhibition game against the Giants. (AP Photo/Jose Juarez)

New York Jets coach Todd Bowles will announce starting quarterback next Monday



11 a.m., ESPN — LLWS: Sioux Falls (S.D.) vs. Sydney (Australia) from Williamsport, Pa.

3 p.m., ESPN — LLWS: Tampaulipas (Mexico) vs. Maracaibo (Venezuela) from Williamsport, Pa.

6 p.m., WICH (1310-AM) — NYP: Tri-City ValleyCats at Connecticut Tigers in a doubleheader.

7 p.m., YES, WFAN (660-AM), WXLM (980-AM) — MLB: New York Yankees at Detroit Tigers.

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

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

7:30 p.m., ESPN — LLWS: Jackson (N.J.) vs. Fairfield from Williamsport, Pa.

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


8 p.m., NBA TV — WNBA: Phoenix Mercury at Minnesota Lynx.

10:30 p.m., NBA TV — WNBA: San Antonio Stars at Los Angeles Sparks.


9 p.m., FS1 — Juan Carlos Payano vs. Alexis Santiago in a bantamweight bout from Las Vegas.


1 a.m. (Wednesday), NBCSN — Women's World Cup: United States vs. New Zealand in a semifinal from Dublin. (taped today)


2:30 p.m., FS1 — Champions League playoffs: Napoil at Nice.