UConn releases schedule, receives commitment

By the end of 2015, UConn will have a pretty good idea where it stands in the college basketball world.

UConn football captains ready to lead the way

In a team vote Wednesday, Andreas Knappe, Julian Campenni, Marquise Vann and Andrew Adams were selected as UConn's football captains for the 2015 season.

UConn's Thomas poised for a starring role at wide receiver

"If I was a quarterback, I'd throw the ball to Noel (Thomas)," said coach Bob Diaco, standing on Rentschler Field two weeks before the UConn football team opens the season against Villanova. "He's probably going to catch it."

COLUMNS

Villanova's defense is coached by one of our own: Billy Crocker

Billy Crocker will be awash in stunts and Cover Twos later this week, barking into his headset high...

UCONN

UConn's Knappe leaves Denmark, becomes American football star

Knappe leaves behind archery, team handball to become American college football player

Coaching is in the blood of UConn's Verducci

A 31-year coaching veteran, Frank Verducci is in his first season as offensive coordinator/running backs coach on UConn coach Bob Diaco's staff.

COLLEGES

In all seriousness, Coast Guard football is ready for opener

The Coast Guard Academy football team, with 19 seniors on its roster and 16 returning starters, opens the season at 7 p.m. Thursday at home against Anna Maria, the Bears’ first night game since 1996. Coach Bill George, in his 17th season, has...

Hungry Camels eager to build off their success

The Connecticut College women's soccer team returned to campus last weekend even more determined to keep the program among the New England Small College Athletic Conference elite.

LOCAL ROUNDUP

Local roundup: Staten Island rolls past Tigers 6-2

The Staten Island Yankees continued their dominance of the Connecticut Tigers with a 6-2 victory on Monday night in a New York-Penn League game at Richmond County Bank Ballpark.

Local roundup: Staten Island routs Tigers 10-2

Shortstop Danienger Perez, making his New York-Penn League debut, went 3-for-4 with a double, triple and three RBI as the Staten Island Yankees routed the Connecticut Tigers 10-2 on Sunday afternoon at Dodd Stadium.

PROFESSIONAL

Patriots ready for Brady or no Brady

Brady backup Garoppolo: "We're going about business as usual.''

Manning believes Giants offense can be ready for season

Despite dreadful preseason, Eli Manning believes the Giants offense will be productive

ON THE AIR

Baseball

7 p.m., NESN, YES, ESPN, WFAN (660-AM), WXLM (980-AM), WTIC (1080-AM), WEEI (103.7-FM) — MLB: New York Yankees at Boston Red Sox.

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

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

Basketball

7 p.m., MyTV9 — WNBA: Connecticut Sun at Indiana Fever.

Tennis

1 p.m., ESPN — U.S. Open from New York.

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