COLUMNS

Parents must not be allowed to hijack the games our kids play

Parental sniveling, a frequent scourge on coaches at youth and high school levels, has become a...

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UCONN

Adams building a strong relationship with Hurley

UConn guard Jalen Adams drives past Auburn guard Bryce Brown during a game last season at Auburn. Adams is returning for his senior season and is developing a strong relationship with new head coach Dan Hurley. (Julie Bennett/AL.com via AP/File)

UConn's new men's basketball coach Dan Hurley has great expecations for star guard Jalen Adams ... and that's just fine with Adams.

Huskies embracing Hurley's tough love approach

UConn coach Dan Hurley gives instructions to his team during Friday's practice in Storrs. (Day photo/Gavin Keefe)

Friday's hour-long workout at the Werth Family UConn Basketball Champions Center provided a snapshot of Dan Hurley's boot camp approach.

COLLEGES

Oregon State rallies after delay to beat Huskies 14-5 at CWS

Oregon State's Tyler Malone, right, is greeted by Kyle Nobach (28) and Cadyn Grenier (2) after he hit a solo home run against Washington in the eighth inning of Monday's College World Series elimination game in Omaha, Neb. Oregon State won 14-5. (Nati Harnik/AP Photo)

Oregon State overcomes early deficit, pours on offense after long delay in 14-5 College World Series win over Huskies

Texas Tech stuns Gators 6-3 in College World Series opener

Texas Tech's Cody Farhat celebrates after scoring against Florida on a base hit by Gabe Holt in the ninth inning of Sunday's College World Series game in Omaha, Neb. Texas Tech stunned the defending national champions and top-seeded Gators, 6-3. (Nati Harnik/AP Photo)

Texas Tech stuns defending national champion Florida with 6-3 win in College World Series

LOCAL ROUNDUP

Local roundup: Vermont beats Tigers 5-4 in first of two

Jesus Lage walked with two outs and the bases loaded in the bottom of the ninth to give the Vermont Lake Monsters a 5-4 victory over the Connecticut Tigers on Tuesday night.

Local roundup: Aaron Rodgers, Chris Paul to host celebrity golf event

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers and Houston Rockets point guard Chris Paul will host a celebrity golf tournament on June 27-28 at Mohegan Sun Golf Club in Sprague.

PROFESSIONAL

Yankees back German with four home runs in 7-2 win over Seattle

Giancarlo Stanton is greeted by teammates after hitting a solo home run during the first inning, the first of four hit by the Yankees during Tuesday night's 7-2 win over the Seattle Mariners at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Domingo German pitches New York Yankees past Seattle Mariners 7-2

Twins score four in eighth inning and beat Red Sox 6-2

Minnesota's Eduardo Escobar follows through on an RBI single off Red Sox reliever Joe Kelly during a four-run eighth inning that lifted the Twins to a 6-2 win on Tuesday night in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

Surging Escobar sparks Twins with pair of go-ahead hits in 6-2 win over Sale, Red Sox

ON THE AIR

Baseball

Noon, ESPN2 — NCAA: Arkansas vs. Texas Tech in College World Series from Omaha, Neb.

2 p.m., MLB Network — MLB: Los Angeles Dodgers at Chicago Cubs.

7 p.m., YES, WFAN (660-AM) — MLB: Seattle Mariners at New York Yankees.

7 p.m., ESPN — NCAA: Oregon State vs. North Carolnia in College World Series from Omaha, Neb.

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

8 p.m., NESN, WTIC (1080-AM), WEEI (103.7-FM) — MLB: Boston Red Sox at Minnesota Twins.

8:30 p.m., SNY, WOR (710-AM) — MLB: New York Mets at Colorado Rockies.

Golf

6:30 p.m., Golf Channel — PGA Professional Championship from Seaside, Calif.

11 p.m., Golf Channel — Asian Tour: Korea Open from Cheonan, South Korea.

Hockey

8 p.m., NBCSN — NHL Awards from Las Vegas.

Horse Racing

8:30 a.m., NBCSN — Royal Ascot and Prince of Wales Stakes from Ascot, England.

Soccer

8 a.m., FS1 — World Cup: Portugal vs. Morocco from Moscow.

11 a.m., Ch. 61 — World Cup: Uruguay vs. Saudi Arabia from Rostov-on-Don, Russia.

2 p.m., Ch. 61 — World Cup: Iran vs. Spain from Kazan, Russia.

Tennis

6 a.m., Tennis Channel — ATP: Gerry Weber Open from Halle, Germany; Queen's Club Championships from London.

CT SUN

Sun drop from first to fourth in WNBA power poll

Almost every WNBA team this season will go through a challenging road trip because of the FIBA World Cup in September that is compacting the season

Sun's Alyssa Thomas, Ogwumike dealing with injuries

Connecticut Sun forward Alysssa Thomas puts up a shot over a pair of Washington defenders during last Wednesday's game at Mohegan Sun Arena. Thomas suffered a shoulder injury later in the game, missed a pair of West Coast losses, and her status is questionable for Friday's game at Atlanta. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

Connecticut Sun starting forwards Alyssa Thomas (shoulder) and Chiney Ogwumike (knee) were injured in successive games last week as the team lost three games in a row and fell out of first place in the overall WNBA standings.