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Morikawa wins PGA Championship

Collin Morikawa watches his tee shot on the third hole during the final round of the PGA Championship golf tournament at TPC Harding Park Sunday, Aug. 9, 2020, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

Collin Morikawa delivered a shot that will go down as one of the best in a major that hardly anyone witnessed, setting up an eagle on the 16th hole Sunday that carried him to the most quiet PGA Championship ever.

Rookie Charles getting comfortable with Sun

Connecticut's Kaila Charles drives against Chicago's Gabby Williams during the first half of Saturday's game in Bradenton, Fla. Chicago won, 100-93. Charles, a rookie, scored 15. (Mike Carlson/AP Photo)

Connecticut Sun rookie Kaila Charles had the best game of her young career in Saturday's loss to the Chicago Sky. She and her teammates look to bounce back on Monday against the Atlanta Dream.

Harvick holds off Hamlin for Michigan doubleheader sweep

Kevin Harvick (4) races Aric Almirola (10) during the NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn, Mich., Sunday, Aug. 9, 2020. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

Kevin Harvick completed a doubleheader sweep at Michigan International Speedway, holding off Denny Hamlin in Sunday's NASCAR Cup Series race.

Moreland powers Red Sox past Blue Jays

Boston Red Sox's Mitch Moreland, center, celebrates his two-run, walk-off home run during the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Toronto Blue Jays, Sunday, Aug. 9, 2020, in Boston. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Mitch Moreland hit two home runs, including a walk-off shot over the Green Monster to send the Boston Red Sox past the Toronto Blue Jays 5-3 Sunday.

Rays rally to beat Yankees 4-3

From left to right, Tampa Bay Rays' Michael Perez, Willy Adames and Ji-Man Choi celebrate a win over the New York Yankees in a baseball game Sunday, Aug. 9, 2020, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Steve Nesius)

Michael Perez had an RBI single with two outs in the ninth inning and the Tampa Bay Rays rallied late to beat the New York Yankees 4-3 on Sunday.

Celtics edge Magic 122-119 in OT

Boston Celtics forward Gordon Hayward (20) shoots past Orlando Magic forward Gary Clark (12) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Sunday, Aug. 9, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (Kim Klement/Pool Photo via AP)

Gordon Hayward hit three free throws with 2:29 left in overtime, and the Boston Celtics beat the Orlando Magic 122-119 on Sunday for their third straight victory.

As college leaders meet, football players push to play

Miami of Ohio poses on the field after beating Central Michigan, 26-21, to win the Mid-American Conference championship in Detroit. (Carlos Osorio/AP Photo)

The Power Five conference commissioners met to discuss the growing concern over whether the coming college football season will be played.

HIGH SCHOOL

Cassius Chaney ready for his next boxing challenge

Professional boxer Cassius Chaney of New London, center, who has been training in Miami during the coronavirus pandemic for an upcoming heavyweight bout, poses with two of his Miami sparring partners — Edwin Alvarez, left, and Carlito Negron, the No. 1 heavyweight in Puerto Rico. (Photo courtesy of Cassius Chaney)

With his fight schedule temporarily put on hold due to the coronavirus pandemic, heavyweight Cassius Chaney is using the extended break to polish his skills and prepare for his next challenge.

COLUMNS

Wild journey ends with Lathrop winning ninth Pequot men's title

Jim Lathrop's journey to his ninth Pequot men's club championship title featured numerous twists...

Killingly: the home of true Native American expertise

Maybe the actions of the Washington football team and from the Guilford school system would deliver...

Lee's retirement after all these years reminds us what Coast Guard football is about

Christian Lee, a 1997 Coast Guard graduate and the football team's all-time leading receiver,...

ON THE AIR

Australian Rules Football

4 a.m., FS1 — AFL: St. Kilda Saints at Geelong Cats.

4:30 a.m. (Tuesday), FS1 — AFL: Collingwood Magpies at Adelaide Crows.

Baseball

6 p.m., FS1 — MLB: Atlanta Braves at Philadelphia Phillies.

7 p.m., SNY, WCBS (880-AM) — MLB: Washington Nationals at New York Mets.

7:30 p.m., NESN, WTIC (1080-AM), WEEI (103.7-FM) — MLB: Tampa Bay Rays at Boston Red Sox.

9 p.m., ESPN — MLB: San Francisco Giants at Houston Astros.

5:25 a.m. (Tuesday), ESPN — Korean: KIA Tigers at LG Twins.

Basketball

3 p.m., NBA TV — NBA: Dallas Mavericks vs. Utah Jazz from Lake Buena Vista, Fla.

6 p.m., NESN Plus — WNBA: Connecticut Sun vs. Atlanta Dream from Bradenton, Fla.

6:45 p.m., ESPN — NBA: Toronto Raptors vs. Milwaukee Bucks from Lake Buena Vista, Fla.

7 p.m., ESPN2 — WNBA: Phoenix Mercury vs. Dallas Wings from Bradenton, Fla.

9 p.m., TNT — NBA: Denver Nuggets vs. Los Angeles Lakers from Lake Buena Vista, Fla.

9 p.m., ESPN2 — WNBA: Chicago Sky vs. Seattle Storm from Bradenton, Fla.

Hockey

6 p.m., NBCSN, NHL Network — NHL Draft Lottery from Secaucus, N.J.

Tennis

6:30 a.m., Tennis Channel — WTA: Prague Open from Czech Republic.

11:30 a.m., Tennis Channel — WTA: Top Seed Open from Lexington, Ky.

5 a.m. (Tuesday), Tennis Channel — WTA: Prague Open from Czech Republic.

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LOCAL ROUNDUP

Tides take lead in ECML by sweeping Pirates

The Tides took over sole possession of first place in the Eastern Connecticut Major League by sweeping a doubleheader from the Pirates, 2-0 and 5-3, on Saturday morning at Washington Park.

PROFESSIONAL

Bruins fall to the Capitals, 2-1

Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin (8), right wing T.J. Oshie (77), center Nicklas Backstrom (19), defenseman Brenden Dillon (4) and defenseman Dmitry Orlov (9) celebrate Oshie's goal against the Boston Bruins during first-period NHL Stanley Cup qualifying round game action in Toronto, Sunday, Aug. 9, 2020. (Cole Burston/The Canadian Press via AP)

Boston, which won the Presidents' Trophy as the top team during the NHL regular season that was cut short in March, lost all three of its seeding games and fell to fourth in the East.

Mets beat Marlins 4-2 behind deGrom

New York Mets catcher Tomás Nido (3) congratulates teammate Seth Lugo (67) after Lugo earned the save in the Mets victory over the Miami Marlins in a baseball game at Citi Field, Sunday, Aug. 9, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Jacob deGrom dodged trouble for five innings, rookie Andrés Giménez had three hits and scored three runs, and the New York Mets won a home series for the first time this season by beating the Miami Marlins 4-2 on Sunday.

MLB roundup

Houston and Oakland's benches clear after the Athletics' Ramon Laureano charged Houston's dugout after being hit by a pitch thrown by Humberto Castellanos during the seventh inning of Sunday's game in Oakland, Calif. It was the third time Laureano was hit by a pitch during the three-game series. Oakland won, 7-2. (Ben Margo/AP Photo)

The Oakland Athletics and Houston Astros apparently were tired of playing nice. Things got so angry the benches cleared — and the stands emptied, too, during Oakland’s 7-2 victory over the AL West rival Astros on Sunday.

Trash talk and then some trashy play for Koepka

Brooks Koepka reacts after missing a putt on the ninth hole during the final round of the PGA Championship on Sunday at TPC Harding Park in San Francisco. (Charlie Riedel/AP Photo)

A day after he raised eyebrows by suggesting some of his fellow players might not be up to the task of winning the PGA Championship, Koepka wasn’t either.

PGA Championship notes: Woods, and his back, have challenging schedule after PGA

Tiger Woods waves on the 11th hole during the final round of the PGA Championship on Sunday at TPC Harding Park in San Francisco. (Jeff Chiu/AP Photo)

Tiger Woods doesn’t know how the strange, compressed schedule will affect him for the rest of the year. Then again, no one else does, either.

NBA roundup

Brooklyn's Caris LeVert is defended by the Clippers' JaMychal Green and guard Lou Williams in the first half of Sunday's game in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. Brooklyln won, 129-120. (Kim Klement/Pool Photo/AP Photo)

Caris LeVert had 27 points and 13 assists, and the Brooklyn Nets used the best-shooting quarter in the NBA this season to send them on their way to a 129-120 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers on Sunday night.

Stanley Cup playoff roundup

Columbus' Zach Werenski takes out the Maple Leafs' John Tavares during the first period of Game 5 of their Stanley Cup playoff series on Sunday in Toronto. Columbus won, 3-0, to win the series, 3-2. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press/AP Photo)

Joonas Korpisalo stopped 33 shots and the Columbus Blue Jackets advanced to the first round of the NHL playoffs with a 3-0 win over the Toronto Maple Leafs in a decisive Game 5.

UCONN

UConn men land Hawkins, a major recruit from Maryland power DeMatha

UConn basically checked off all the boxes for Jordan Hawkins, the latest recruit to commit to the men's basketball program.

UConn cancels its football season

In this Oct. 26, 2019, file photo, UConn head coach Randy Edsall looks on during the first half of a game against UMass in Amherst, Mass. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

Risks involved with competing during the COVID-19 pandemic far outweighed the rewards.

COLLEGES

After MAC surrenders to pandemic, will other leagues follow?

In this Dec. 7, 2019, file photo, Miami of Ohio quarterback Brett Gabbert throws during the second half of the Mid-American Conference championship game against Central Michigan. NCAA college football game against Central Michigan, in Detroit. The MAC became the first league competing at college football’s highest level to cancel its fall season because of COVID-19 concerns on Saturday. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)

In many ways, the Mid-American Conference has little in common with Power Five leagues that first come to mind when fans think of major college football.

Clemson's Swinney: "Awesome" to return to field amid virus

Clemson coach Dabo Swinney speaks during a Feb. 5 news conference in Clemson, S.C. Clemson came up short of a national title last January, but are one of the frontrunners to capture the crown in whatever season college football is able to fashion amid the coronavirus pandemic. (Ken Ruinard/The Independent-Mail/AP Photo)

Clemson, which lost the national title game in January, is a front-runner to capture the crown in whatever season college football can fashion during a pandemic.

Virus precautions, uncertainty mark opening of Ohio St camp

Ohio State quarterback Justin Fields rolls out to throw against Michigan during the first half of Nov. 30, 2019 game in Ann Arbor, Mich. Ohio State opened preseason training camp on Thursday with strict coronavirus protocols in place and under a cloud of uncertainty about whether a revised 10-game season will even be played at all. (Paul Sancya/AP Photo)

Ohio State opens camp amid strict coronavirus protocols and a cloud of uncertainty about whether the revised 10-game football season will even be played.