COLUMNS

Sun are ornery ... and it's wonderful

If a 7-3 record isn't the best talking point thus far for the Sun of 2015, this is: They are ornery...

Connecticut's survival skills are just fine

Anne Donovan ... nah. Scratch that. Make that poor Anne Donovan, sat down in the interview room,...

UCONN

UConn men land prize point guard

Georgia star Alterique Gilbert, a top 40 recruit and member of the Class of 2016, commits to the UConn men's on the Fourth of July.

Calhoun believes in Boatright

Former UConn point guard hopes to be drafted tonight

COLLEGES

Huskers' Riley on expectations, Osborne, 'nice guy' persona

Q&A: Nebraska's Riley talks expectations, Osborne and being 'nicest guy in college football'

Virginia wins first College World Series title

Virginia wins 1st CWS title with Brandon Waddell, Pavin Smith leading 4-2 win over Vanderbilt

HIGH SCHOOL

The Day's All-Area Boys' Tennis Player of the Year: St. Bernard's Alex Zuczek

In his first two years at St. Bernard, Alex Zuczek has won the Eastern Connecticut Conference’s boys’ tennis championship twice, with both victories coming against his older brother Nick. Zuczek attributes his success and abilities to...

Montville's Josh Handler named to Scholar All-America Team

Montville — Josh Handler, a senior midfielder last fall for the Montville High School boys’ soccer team, was selected to the 2015 NSCAA High School Boys’ Scholar All-America Team. Selection is based on exemplary performance on...

LOCAL ROUNDUP

Local roundup: Schooners score three in ninth to rally past Newport

Ben Ruta's RBI single capped a three-run rally in the bottom of the ninth inning which lifted the Mystic Schooners to a 7-6 win over the Newport Gulls in a New England Collegiate Baseball League game on Saturday night at Fitch High School.

Local roundup: Spinners end Tigers' five-game win streak

Lowell’s Josh Ockimey lined a 3-2 pitch to centerfield with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning to tie the game Friday and Mitch Gunsolus followed with a single to right to give the Spinners a 2-1 victory over the Connecticut Tigers.

PROFESSIONAL

Yankees leave Rays on field for second straight day

Yankees beat Rays 3-2 on Boxberger's 9th-inning error as New York reaches midpoint at 44-37

Buchholz goes the distance as Red Sox beat Astros 6-1

Buchholz takes shutout into 9th, Betts drives in 3 for Red Sox in 6-1 win over Astros

ON THE AIR

Auto Racing

7:30 a.m., CNBC — Formula One British Grand Prix from Silverstone, England.

1 p.m., ESPN — NHRA Summit Racing Equipment Nationals from Norwalk, Ohio. (taped today)

5 p.m., Chs. 10, 30 — Global Rally Cross from Jacksonville, N.C. (taped today)

7 p.m., Chs. 10, 30 — NASCAR Sprint Cup Coke Zero 400 from Daytona Beach, Fla.

Baseball

1 p.m., YES, WFAN (660-AM) — MLB: Tampa Bay Rays at New York Yankees.

1:30 p.m., NESN, WTIC (1080-AM), WEEI (103.7-FM) — MLB: Houston Astros at Boston Red Sox.

4 p.m., WCCT, WOR (710) — MLB: New York Mets at Los Angeles Dodgers.

4 p.m., WICH (1310-AM) — NYP: Vermont Lake Monsters at Connecticut Tigers.

7:30 p.m., ESPN — MLB: All-Star Game Selection Show.

8 p.m., ESPN — MLB: San Francisco Giants at Washington Nationals.

Cycling

7 a.m., NBCSN — Tour de France.

2 p.m., Chs. 10, 30 — Tour de France. (taped today)

Golf

7:30 a.m., Golf Channel — European PGA: French Open from Paris.

1 p.m., Golf Channel — PGA: Greenbrier Classic from White Sulphur Springs, W.Va.

3 p.m., Ch. 3 — PGA: Greenbrier Classic from White Sulphur Springs, W.Va.

3 p.m., Golf Channel — Web.com: Nova Scotia Open from Halifax.

Horse Racing

4:30 p.m., FS1 — United Nations Stakes from Oceanport, N.J. 

Soccer

7 p.m., Ch. 61 — FIFA Women's World Cup: United States vs. Japan in championship game from Vancouver, British Columbia.

11 p.m., ESPN2 — MLS: San Jose Earthquakes at Portland Timbers.