Waterford, East Lyme will play for ECC boys' lacrosse title again

Waterford's Caleb Holdridge (21) congratulates Mason LaForte on a goal during the top-seeded Lancers' 14-4 win over No. 4 Stonington in Tuesday night's ECC boys' lacrosse tournament semifinals at Waterford. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

Top-seeded Waterford and defending champion East Lyme won semifinal games in the ECC boys' lacrosse tournament on Tuesday night, setting up a showdown between the two rivals for the title on Thursday.

Johnson, Bears are quick on the draw, beat East Lyme to reach ECC girls' lacrosse final

Stonington, the defending ECC girls' lacrosse tournament champion, held off East Lyme 10-9 and found its way to the final to meet No. 4 Woodstock Academy beginning at 5 p.m. Thursday at East Lyme.

Hurley still likes where the Huskies are headed

UConn men's basketball coach Dan Hurley chats with fans during Tuesday's UConn Coaches' Road Show in Mystic. (Photo by Gavin Keefe/The Day)

Dan Hurley is in the early stages of Year Two of his rebuilding job in Storrs.

Stonington's Marseglia (No. 28 seed), EL's Kim (No. 25) reach ECC girls' tennis quarters

Two low seeds having reached the singles quarterfinals of the Eastern Connecticut Conference girls' tennis tournament, highlighting a busy day of matches on a blustery Tuesday at Stonington High School.

ECC baseball: No. 13 NFA surprises No. 4 Fitch 13-4 in first round

Norwich Free Academy pulled off an upset in the first round of the Eastern Connecticut Conference baseball tournament as the No. 13 Wildcats beat fourth-seeded Fitch 13-4 in the first round on Tuesday.

ECC softball: Stonington rallies twice and beats East Lyme in eight

Maddie Mendez singled home two runs in the bottom of the eighth as fourth-seeded Stonington rallied for a 9-6 victory over No. 4 East Lyme in the first round of the Eastern Connecticut Conference Division I softball tournament on Tuesday.

Blues beat Sharks, march on to Stanley Cup Final

St. Louis Blues players Jay Bouwmeester (19), David Perron (57) and Tyler Bozak (21) celebrate after Bozak scored a goal against the San Jose Sharks during the third period in Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Western Conference final series on Tuesday at St. Louis. The Blues won 5-1 to win the series 4-2. (AP Photo/Tom Gannam)

The St. Louis Blues are marching into the Stanley Cup Final for the first time in decades.

HIGH SCHOOL

Waterford remains in Div. II as CIAC releases boys' hoop divisins for 2019-20

Waterford High School, which won the CIAC Division II boys' basketball championship in March, will remain in Division II for the 2019-20 season.

A record day by Lewis helps NFA girls win ECC track & field title

NFA's Allyson Lewis set a meet record in the long jump, one of her three individual wins that lifted the Wildcats to the team title at Monday's ECC outdoor track and field championships at East Lyme High School. (Sarah Gordon/The Day)

Allyson Lewis was seeded second in the long jump at Monday's Eastern Connecticut Conference track and field championships.

NFA boys overcome some adversity to win another ECC outdoor track title

Ledyard's Jahmik Devone crosses the finish line just ahead of NFA's Cameron Belton, left, and Stonington's Justin McKenna to win the 4x100-meter relay during Monday's ECC outdooro track and field championships at East Lyme High School.  (Sarah Gordon/The Day)

A flashback to indoor track season came about an hour before Monday's ECC outdoor track championship when Norwich Free Academy boys' coach Tom Teixeira was still on the bus.

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ON THE AIR

Baseball

11 a.m., YES — NCAA: Louisville vs. Boston College in Atlantic Coast Conference tournament from Durham, N.C.

1 p.m., MLB Network — MLB: Oakland Athletics at Cleveland Indians.

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

7 p.m., WCCT, WFAN (660-AM) — MLB: New York Yankees at Baltimore Orioles.

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

7 p.m., MLB Network — MLB: Philadelphia Phillies at Chicago Cubs.

10:30 p.m., MLB Network — MLB: Atlanta Braves at San Francisco Giants.

Golf

4 p.m., Golf Channel — NCAA Women's Team Match Play National Championship from Fayetteville, Ark.

Soccer

8 p.m., ESPNews — USL: Nashville SC at Birmingham Legion FC.

Tennis

6 a.m., Tennis Channel — ATP Geneva Open from Switzerland, ATP Lyon Open from France and WTA Strasbourg International from France.

4 p.m., Tennis Channel — NCAA National Championships from Orlando, Fla.

CT SUN

Sun down Liberty in preseason finale

Jonquel Jones scored 21 as the Connecticut Sun beat the New York Liberty on Sunday, 98-79, to conclude their WNBA preseason at the Times Union Center in Albany, N.Y.

Versatility, experience may help rookie Carleton earn a job with Sun, who win preseason opener

Connecticut Sun rookie Bridget Carleton was described the same way by head coach and general manager Curt Miller and Liberty guard Kia Nurse within minutes of one another Monday — a "Swiss army knife."

LOCAL ROUNDUP

Local roundup: Sadosky's 33 helps Waterford hand Killingly first golf loss

Ryan Sadosky shot a 2-under par 33 on a windy day at Great Neck Country Club as Waterford knocked Killingly from the ranks of the unbeaten with a 5-2 Eastern Connecticut Conference Division II boys' golf match on Tuesday.

Local roundup: Sun waive Cannon

The Connecticut Sun waived forward Emma Cannon on Monday.

PROFESSIONAL

Raptors rout Bucks 120-102 to even East finals

Toronto Raptors guard Kyle Lowry (7) drives for the basket as Milwaukee Bucks guard Pat Connaughton (24) defends during the second half of Game 4 of the NBA Eastern Conference finals on Tuesday at Toronto. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)

Kyle Lowry scored 25 points, Kawhi Leonard had 19 and the Toronto Raptors beat the Milwaukee Bucks 120-102 on Tuesday night to even the Eastern Conference finals at two games apiece.

Alonso hits 16th homer, Mets rally past Nationals 6-5

New York Mets outfielder Brandon Nimmo, right, celebrates with the Mets Amed Rosario (1) after Rosario hit a walk-off, RBI single during the ninth inning of Tuesday's game against the Washington Nationals at New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Pete Alonso hit a long tying home run in the eighth inning, Amed Rosario had a winning infield single with two outs in the ninth and the New York Mets rallied from deficits three times to beat the Washington Nationals 6-5 Tuesday night.

Tellez leads Blue Jays past Red Sox 10-3

Rowdy Tellez of the Toronto Blue Jays watches his three-run home run against the Boston Red Sox during the fifth inning of Tuesday's game at Toronto. It was Tellez's second homer of the night.  (Fred Thornhill/The Canadian Press via AP)

Rowdy Tellez had two homers and five RBIs and Randal Grichuk also homered and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Boston Red Sox 10-3 on Tuesday night.

Frazier powers Yankees past Orioles 11-4

Clint Frazier of the New York Yankees, right, celebrates his three-run home run with Gleyber Torres (25) during the fifth inning of Tuesday's game against the Baltimore Orioles at Baltimore. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Clint Frazier homered twice and had a career-high five RBIs, Gary Sánchez contributed a three-run drive and the New York Yankees kept up their assault on Baltimore pitching in an 11-4 rout Tuesday night.

NFL owners to consider tweaking pass interference reviews

New York Giants co-owner John Mara speaks to the media during the NFL owners meeting on Tuesday at Key Biscayne, Fla. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

NFL owners meeting Wednesday will consider a proposal to refine the new rule that allows challenges involving pass interference, and may also announce locations to host upcoming drafts.

Warriors get another long break before NBA Finals

Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry, right, drives around Portland Trail Blazers forward Meyers Leonard, during overtime in of Game 4 of the NBA Western Conference finals on Monday at Portland, Ore. The Warriors won 119-117 in overtime. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

The Golden State Warriors have gotten used to going to the NBA Finals, and their win in Portland on Monday night clinched their fifth consecutive trip.

Yanks, Red Sox play on artificial turf London

In this Aug. 3, 2012, file photo, Olympic Stadium is viewed during the Summer Olympics at Olympic Park in London. (AP Photo/Jeff J Mitchell, Pool)

The traditional rivalry between the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox will take a radical twist when they meet in London next month: They will play on artificial turf for the first time in more than 2,200 games over a century.

UCONN

UConn men's basketball team officially adds Cole

UConn received a signed athletics aid agreement from student-athlete RJ Cole, who will transfer to the university and join the men’s basketball program with two seasons of eligibility remaining.