Pawcatuck-Westerly advances to Junior softball New England championship series

Pawcatuck-Westerly remained alive in the East Regional Junior League 13-14-year-old softball tournament Tuesday morning with an 11-1 elimination round victory over Fairfield.

Rainaud battles heat, stiff competition to remain in the hunt

Adam Rainaud was one of the last golfers to complete his round on Tuesday at the 81st Connecticut Open Championship.

Local roundup: Rainaud among contenders at Connecticut Open

Black Hall assistant pro Adam Rainaud fired a 4-under 67 at The Patterson Club in Fairfield, leaving him two shots behind co-leaders John Flaherty and Corey Birch, two UConn golf teammates, at the Connecticut Open.

Long's pitch working wonders with Schooners staff

Dennis Long, one of the archects of the Mystic Schooners, is enjoying his second season in uniform as the Schooners' pitching coach.

Local roundup: Waterford, Norwich advance to state Little League (11-12) final four

Waterford advanced to the championship round of the Connecticut Little League (11-12) baseball tournament by defeating Newington, 14-2 in four innings, in the Division 3 final on Sunday afternoon.

COLUMNS

Sun still lack that finishing touch

The Connecticut Sun will play meaningful home games for the rest of the summer. They've given us a...

Scott settles into his new golf home at Pequot

There's a new face behind the pro shop counter and in charge of the golf at Pequot Golf Club in...

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MORE LOCAL SPORTS

Chadwick makes his way forward in SK Modified feature

Tyler Chadwick of Ledyard took the lead on lap 12 of the 35-lap SK Modified feature Saturday at the New London-Waterford Speedbowl and went on to win, highlighting the five-race Whelen All-American Series card.

Local roundup: New London Legion keeps rolling in state tourney

Cooper Robinson pitched a complete game three-hitter and worked out of a bases-loaded jam in the ninth inning to preserve New London's 2-0 victory over South Windsor in the opening game of the Connecticut American Legion Northern Division...

Eighty-nine youth sailors compete at Niantic Bay

Eighty-nine competitors in 64 boats gathered Thursday for the USA Junior Olympic Sailing Festival/Larry White Junior Regatta at Niantic Bay Yacht Club.

UCONN

Busy week for UConn coach Geno Auriemma

It's been a busy July for UConn coach Geno Auriemma

R.J. Evans begins a new journey

Former NFA standout hired as graduate assistant at Texas

COLLEGES

Sherri Coale headlines Women's Basketball Hall class of 2016

Oklahoma's Sherri Coale to enter women's basketball hall in 2016

Potential SEC contenders relying on players back from injury

Potential SEC contenders Ole Miss, Alabama, Auburn relying heavily on players back from injury

HIGH SCHOOL

CT SUN

Catchings lifts Fever past Sun in OT

Tamika Catchings made a step-back jumper with 6.5 seconds left in overtime to give the Indiana Fever a 75-73 win over the Connecticut Sun on Tuesday night.

Positive experience in Italy has worked wonders for Sun's Pedersen

Kayla Pedersen’s confidence and play have improved in her third season with the Connecticut Sun, who begin the post-WNBA All-Star break at home Tueday night at 7 against the Indiana Fever.

PROFESSIONAL

Yankees use 11-run inning in 21-5 comeback win at Texas

11-run 2nd inning and Young grand slam lead Yankees to 21-5 comeback victory at Texas

Brady's future actions could place Patriots in limbo

ON FOOTBALL: Brady's future actions could lead to Patriots limbo

White Sox beat Red Sox 9-4

Abreu, Soto homer for White Sox in 9-4 win over Red Sox

Mets' Syndergaard overpowers Padres 4-0

Noah Syndergaard retired his first 18 batters in the rookie's latest overpowering performance, and the New York Mets got two-run homers from Lucas Duda and Curtis Granderson to beat the San Diego Padres 4-0 Tuesday night.

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Baseball

11 a.m., WICH (1310-AM) — NYP: Mahoning Valley Scrappers at Connecticut Tigers.

2 p.m., MLB Network — MLB: Colorado Rockies at Chicago Cubs.

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

7 p.m., SNY, WOR (710-AM) — MLB: San Diego Padres at New York Mets.

8 p.m., YES, WFAN (660-AM) — MLB: New York Yankees at Texas Rangers.

8 p.m., ESPN — MLB: Los Angeles Angels at Houston Astros.

Special Olympics

7 p.m., ESPN — World Games from Los Angeles.

Soccer

9 p.m., FS1 — MLS All-Star Game from Commerce City, Colo.