Paul Casey shoots 62 and leads Travelers by four

England's Paul Casey acknowledges the gallery around the eighth hole after making birdie during the third round of the Travelers Championship on Saturday at TPC River Highlands in Cromwell. Casey shot an 8-under 62 and will take a four-shot lead into Sunday's final round. (John Woike/Hartford Courant via AP)

Paul Casey shot an 8-under 62 to take a four-stroke lead into the final round of the Travelers Championship

Attorney defends Glen Miller's role in NCAA investigation

Glen Miller's revealing testimony regarding former UConn coach Kevin Ollie's alleged NCAA violations has thrust him into the spotlight, an uncomfortable position for the Groton native.

Stumbling Sun play Fever on Sunday

The Connecticut Sun continue to struggle without All-Star forward Alyssa Thomas, losing four straight games headed into Sunday's game at the Indiana Fever. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

The Connecticut Sun trudge into Sunday night's game at the Indiana Fever on a four-game losing streak and, in 10 days, dropped from first to fifth in the overall WNBA standings.

Mariners stop 5-game slide with 7-2 win against Red Sox

Mike Leake of the Mariners pitches during the first inning of Saturday's game against the Red Sox at Boston. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Mike Leake pitched eight shutout innings, Mitch Haniger drove in three runs and the Seattle Mariners snapped a season-high five-game losing streak with a 7-2 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Saturday night.

Font gets 1st win as Rays beat Yankees 4-0

Wilmer Font of the Rays pitches to the Yankees during the first inning of Saturday's game at St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

Wilmer Font worked into the sixth inning to get his first major league win, Willy Adames homered and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the New York Yankees 4-0 Saturday.


Local roundup: Groton/Mystic, Waterford to play for District 10 LL softball title

Top seed Groton/Mystic and No. 2 Waterford picked up semifinal wins on Saturday and will face off in a best-of-three series for the District 10 Little League softball 11-12 title.

Local roundup: Lungarini named executive director of CAS

Pomperaug High School Principal Glenn Lungarini was named executive director of the Connecticut Association of Schools on Friday.


Some good, healthy reflection is important this time of year

This is the time of seminal moments: proms and graduations. The last day of school. Moving on. All...


Auto Racing

10:05 a.m., ESPN2 — Formula One French Grand Prix from Le Castellet, France.

1 p.m., NBCSN — IndyCar Kohler Grand Prix from Elkhart Lake, Wis.

3 p.m., FS1 — NASCAR Monster Cup Toyota/Save Mart 350 from Sonoma, Calif.

6:30 p.m., FS1 — NHRA Summit Racing Equipment Nationals from Norwalk, Ohio. (taped today)


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

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

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

5 p.m., WICH (1310-AM) — NYP: Connecticut Tigers at Hudson Valley Renegades.

8 p.m., ESPN — MLB: Philadelphia Phillies at Washington Nationals.


4 p.m., NBA TV — WNBA: Seattle Storm at Dallas Wings.

5 p.m., MSG — WNBA: New York Liberty at Los Angeles Sparks. (subject to blackout)

6 p.m., NBCSB — WNBA: Connecticut Sun at Indiana Fever.

6 p.m., NBA TV — WNBA: Minnesota Lynx at Las Vegas Aces.


6:30 a.m., Golf Channel — European PGA: BMW International Open from Pulheim, Germany.

1 p.m., Golf Channel — PGA: Travelers Championship from Cromwell.

3 p.m., Ch. 3 — PGA: Travelers Championship from Cromwell.

3 p.m., Golf Channel — LPGA: NW Arkansas Championship from Rogers.

5 p.m., Golf Channel — Champions: American Family Insurance Championship from Madison, Wis.


8 a.m., FS1 — World Cup: England vs. Panama from Nizhny Novgorod, Russia.

11 a.m., Ch. 61 — World Cup: Japan vs. Senegal from Ekaterinburg, Russia.

2 p.m., Ch. 61 — World Cup: Poland vs. Colombia from Kazan, Russia.

4:30 p.m., Ch. 61 — MLS: Portland Timbers at Atlanta United.

5 p.m., MSG — MLS: Toronto FC at New York City FC.


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

Track & Field

4 p.m., Chs. 10, 30 — USATF Outdoor Championships from Des Moines, Iowa.



Kershaw, deGrom stumble; Kemp slam lifts Dodgers over Mets

Clayton Kershaw of the Dodgers throws a pitch in the second inning of Saturday's game against the Mets at New York. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

Clayton Kershaw and Jacob deGrom stumbled in an unexpected ace showdown, Matt Kemp hit a pinch grand slam and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the slumping New York Mets 8-3 Saturday night.

NASCAR drivers embrace Sonoma challenge

Denny Hamlin (11) drives through Turn 4 during practice on Friday for a NASCAR Cup race at Sonoma Raceway in Sonoma, Calif. (Alvin Jornada/The Press Democrat)

William Byron recently got instruction on the finer points of road racing from two coaches. He also used a simulator, did countless hours of study and drove Saturday in the K&N Pro Series race to prepare for his first NASCAR Cup Series race at...

Larson wins pole at home track in Sonoma

Kyle Larson claimed the pole for the NASCAR Cup Series race on his home track for the second straight year, turning a lap at 94.597 mph in his Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet on Saturday.

Tavares' future, Flames-Hurricanes trade spice up NHL draft

Islanders center John Tavares (91) skates with the puck in a game against the Capitals on Nov. 2, 2017 at Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

The dullness of the first day of the NHL draft gave way to significant activity on Day 2 in the form of a trade between the Hurricanes and Flames that laid the groundwork for more moves to come.


UConn football camp provides an opportunity for players to get noticed

UConn head football coach Randy Edsall huddles his team before they start spring workout drills on March 2 at the Burton Family Football Complex in Storrs. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

Eleven members of this fall's incoming recruiting class, including Khyon Gillespie and Oneil Robinson II of Capital Prep Magnet School in Hartford, previously attended UConn football camp.

UConn: Ollie fired for impermissible contact, workouts

UConn coach Kevin Ollie, right, gestures during a game against Rutgers on March 5, 2014 at Storrs. Assistant coach Glen Miller is at left. (AP Photo/Fred Beckham)

The University of Connecticut fired men's basketball coach Kevin Ollie after finding NCAA violations that included improper training sessions and improper contact with recruits.


Gators chomped: Arkansas off to CWS finals, tops Florida 5-2

Arkansas' Casey Martin gestures after scoring on an RBI single against Florida in the first inning of Friday's College World Series in Omaha, Neb. The Razorbacks beat top-seeded Florida, 5-2, to both earn a spot in the finals and elimate the defending national champions. (Nati Harnik/AP Photo)

Gators chomped: Arkansas off to College World Series finals with 5-2 win over defending national champions

Oregon State stays alive at College World Series

Oregon State's Brandon Eisert pitches against Mississippi State in the seventh inning of Friday's College World Series in Omaha, Neb. Oregon State won, 12-2. (Nati Harnik/AP Photo)

Oregon State used a five-run second inning to build a big lead and beat Mississippi State 12-2 in the College World Series on Friday to set up a bracket final rematch.

Gators hold off Texas Tech 9-6 at CWS to make bracket final

Florida's JJ Schwarz looks skyward after hitting a two-run home run against Texas Tech during the sixth inning of Thursday's College World Series elimination game in Omaha, Neb. Florida won 9-6. (Nati Harnik/AP Photo)

Gators hold off Texas Tech 9-6 at College World Series to make bracket final


Dream hand Sun their fourth straight loss

The Connecticut Sun shot poorly, turned it over to many times, and were nearly doubled-up on free throw attempts as they lost their fourth straight game on Friday night, 75-70, to the Atlanta Dream.

Injured Sun head back on the road to face infirmed Dream

Chiney Ogwumike of the Sun, left, steals the ball from Elena Delle Donne of the Mystics in the second half of a WNBA game on June 13 at Mohegan Sun Arena. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

The Connecticut Sun and Atlanta Dream have both been troubled by injuries of late. Sun post Chiney Ogwumike (knee) is probable for Friday's game at Atlanta and forward Alyssa Thomas is doubtful.