One bad inning eliminates New London Legion


Rocky Hill-Cromwell-Portland score five runs in the third inning and went on to beat New London 6-2, eliminating New London from the Northern Division Super Regionals of the state American Legion baseball tournament.

Old Lyme's Wolfe recovering from his second cycling mishap

Ben Wolfe recently celebrated his 23rd birthday in style. He rode his bike.

Sabathia pitches Yankees past Astros, 6-3

CC Sabathia allowed just two runs in 6 2/3 innings to get back on track after a tough stretch and help the New York Yankees to a 6-3 win over the Houston Astros on Tuesday night.

Knuckleballer Wright struggles, Red Sox fall to Tigers 9-8

The Red Sox rallied from four-and three-run deficits but were held scoreless over the final three innings in a 9-8 loss to the Detroit Tigers.

Colon pitches Mets to doubleheader split with Cards

Bartolo Colon pitched three-hit ball for seven sharp innings and the New York Mets overcame another home run by Jedd Gyorko to beat the St. Louis Cardinals 3-1 for a doubleheader split.

PROFESSIONAL

Major League Baseball roundup

Francisco Lindor's RBI single with one out capped Cleveland's three-run ninth inning and gave the Indians a 7-6 win over the Washington Nationals.

Mickelson not close to being over runner-up in British Open

If you thought two weeks was enough time for Phil Mickelson to get over his second-place finish in the British Open duel with Henrik Stenson, guess again.

Stenson's search for perfection doesn't end with a major

Henrik Stenson was baking in the hot sun of Baltusrol, chipping out of the thick grass in the short-game area until the bag of golf balls was nearly empty. One chip dropped into the cup on its last turn.

Olympics present problem in U.S. qualifying for Ryder Cup

The Olympics has thrown another wrinkle into the golf schedule, this one affecting the American team for the Ryder Cup.

COLUMNS

Since it's all about the money, UConn is the answer

Separating the truth from the roar over conference expansion in college sports has become headache...

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...

BLOGS

OLYMPICS

Roger Federer says he is out of Rio Olympics, done for year

Roger Federer is sitting out the rest of this season, including the Rio de Janeiro Olympics and U.S. Open, to protect his surgically repaired left knee.

LOCAL ROUNDUP

LOCAL CALENDAR

BASEBALL/SOFTBALLHolowaty Baseball Camp — July 31-Aug. 4, Pomfret School. Longest running camp in New England. For players ages 9-18 (overnight and day available). For more information and online registration visit...

Local roundup: Norwich's Chasen honored by ABCA

Barry Chasen, a Norwich Free Academy graduate, is one of 10 men announced as the American Baseball Coaches Association 2017 Hall of Fame class.

Waterford Babe Ruth 13s roll on

The Waterford 13-year old Babe Ruth all-star team breezed through pool play this week in the New England Regional tournament.

COLLEGES

Delany does not see Rose Bowl move to accommodate playoffs

Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany does not envision the Rose Bowl moving from its New Year's Day spot in order to accommodate the College Football Playoff semifinals.

Huskers punter Foltz is remembered for tenacity, good humor

Nebraska punter Sam Foltz, who died in a car accident over the weekend, is being remembered for his outgoing personality and athletic ability

Sandusky scandal still casts shadow at Penn State

Penn State coach James Franklin sees an improved team in Happy Valley and a program that can't escape the shadow cast by the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal

CT SUN

WNBA president on rescinded fines: We needed to move forward

WNBA President Lisa Borders says she hopes that rescinding the fines the league imposed over black warmup shirts worn in solidarity for shooting victims will lead to a fresh start on social activism for the players and their union

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

ON THE AIR

Baseball

1:30 p.m., NESN, 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., ESPN — MLB: Chicago White Sox at Chicago Cubs.

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

Basketball

7:30 p.m., NBA TV — Women's exhibition: United States vs. France from Newark, Del.

Soccer

7:30 p.m., ESPN2 — International Champions Cup: Real Madrid vs. Paris St. Germain from Columbus, Ohio.

9:30 p.m., ESPN2 — International Champions Cup: Bayern Munich vs. AC Milan from Chicago.

11:30 p.m., ESPN — International Champions Cup: Chelsea vs. Liverpool from Pasadena, Calif.

Tennis

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