Ledyard to add five new members to Football Hall of Fame

Ledyard High School will induct five former players into its Football Hall of Fame during the school's ninth annual induction ceremony, athletic director Jim Buonocore announced Thursday.

COLUMNS

Passionate performance by Alyssa Thomas was uplifting

In 16 years covering the Connecticut Sun, I have never seen another player try as hard as Alyssa...

Elmridge champ Stefanski making a comeback from health scare

Ask Pete Stefanski him how many Elmridge Golf Course men's club championships he's won, and he has...

PODCASTS

UCONN

Attack mode: UConn's Giufre adjusts to role as offensive coordinator

UConn offensive coordinator Frank Giufre is still adjusting to his new coaching position. His previous experience — 11 seasons in college, six in the professional ranks — is primarily working with the offensive line.

Edsall picks Beaudry as UConn's starting QB

One major question hanging over the 2019 UConn football team was answered on Tuesday morning when head coach Randy Edsall posted on Twitter that Mike Beaudry has been named the Huskies' starting quarterback.

UConn football inching closer to opening night

Days are counting down to the UConn football season opener.

COLLEGES

Inconsistent Franks, No. 8 Florida rally to beat Miami 24-20

Florida's Lamical Perine gets past the Miami defense and scores on an 8-yard reception during the second half of Saturday's game in Orlando, Fla. Eighth-ranked Florida won, 24-20. (John Raoux/AP Photo)

Feleipe Franks rallies No. 8 Florida past Miami 24-20 in college football opener

Byrd's four TD night leads Hawaii past Arizona 45-38

Hawaii's Cedric Byrd II pulls in a pass next to Arizona's Christian Young during the first quarter of Saturday's game in Honolulu. Byrd had 14 receptions for 224 yards and four touchdowns in Hawaii's 45-38 win. (Marco Garcia/AP Photo)

Cedric Byrd hauled in four touchdown passes to help Hawaii escape with a 45-38 win over Arizona

No. 8 Florida, Miami embrace spotlight as they start season

Quarterback Feleipe Franks leads No. 8 Florida against in-state rival Miami in Saturday night's college football opener in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux, File)

No. 8 Florida, rebuilding Miami have college football stage to themselves for several hours, a showcase opportunity for both programs

LOCAL ROUNDUP

Dave Peck adds to family legacy with Atlantic Class National Championship

From left to right, Bill Healy, Diane Peck Rothman, helmsman Dave Peck and Tom Peck sailed

Dave Peck, his sister Diane Peck Rothman, their uncle Tom Peck and fellow Niantic Bay member Bill Healy, who served as tactician, finished first in the 91st annual Atlantic Class National Championship regatta.

PROFESSIONAL

Colts quarterback Andrew Luck retires from NFL at 29

The Colts' Andrew Luck speaks during an impromptu press conference following the team's preseason game against Chicago on Saturday in Indianapolis. The oft-injured star announced his surprise retirement at age 29. (Michael Conroy/AP Photo)

Andrew Luck watched one last game from the sideline Saturday. Then he said goodbye to the NFL.

Major League Baseball roundup

The Astros' Alex Bregman, right, celebrates his three-run home run off Angels starting pitcher Dillon Peters with Jose Altuve during the third inning of Saturday’s game in Houston. The Astros won, 5-2. (Eric Christian Smith/AP Photo)

Alex Bregman hit his career-high 32nd homer and Wade Miley earned his seventh straight win as the Houston Astros defeated the Los Angeles Angels 5-2

ON THE AIR

Aurora Games

1 p.m., ESPNU — From Albany, N.Y.

Auto Racing

1:30 p.m., NBCSN — IMSA Michelin GT Challenge from Alton, Va.

2:30 p.m., FS1 — NASCAR Truck Chevrolet Silverado 250 from Bowmanville, Ontario.

Badminton

Midnight, NBCSN — World Championship from Basel, Switzerland. (taped today)

Baseball

10 a.m., ESPN — LLWS: Wailuku (Hawaii) vs. Chofu City (Japan) in third-place game from South Williamsport, Pa. 

1 p.m., WCCT, WCBS (880-AM) — MLB: Atlanta Braves at New York Mets.

2 p.m., TBS — MLB: Washington Nationals at Chicago Cubs.

3 p.m., Ch. 8 — LLWS: River Ridge (La.) vs. Willemstad (Curacao) in championship game from South Williamsport, Pa. 

4 p.m., NESN, WTIC (1080-AM), WEEI (103.7-FM) — MLB: Boston Red Sox at San Diego Padres.

4:30 p.m., WICH (1310-AM) — NYP: Connecticut Tigers at Hudson Valley Renegades.

7 p.m., ESPN, WFAN (660-AM) — MLB: New York Yankees at Los Angeles Dodgers.

Basketball

1 p.m., CBSSN — Big3 playoffs from New Orleans.

2 p.m., Ch. 3 — Big3 playoffs from New Orleans.

3 p.m., NBA TV — WNBA: New York Liberty at Washington Mystics.

5 p.m., NESN Plus — WNBA: Connecticut Sun at Los Angeles Sparks.

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

5:30 a.m. (Monday), NBA TV — Men's exhibition: United States va. Canada from Sydney, Australia.

Football

Noon, ESPNews — CFL: Montreal Alouettes at Toronto Argonauts.

2 p.m., ESPN2 — High school: Columbia (Pa.) at Hammond School (S.C.). 

8 p.m., Ch. 30 — NFL preseason: Pittsburgh Steelers at Tennessee Titans.

Golf

7 a.m., Golf Channel — European PGA: Scandinavian Invitation from Molndal, Sweden.

8 a.m., Golf Channel — PGA: Tour Championship from Atlanta.

1:30 p.m., Ch. 30 — PGA: Tour Championship from Atlanta.

1:30 p.m., Golf Channel — LPGA: CP Women's Open from Aurora, Ontario.

4:30 p.m., Golf Channel — Korn Ferry: Boise Open from Idaho.

6:30 p.m., Golf Channel — Champions: Boeing Classic from Snoqualmie, Wash.

Lacrosse

4:30 p.m., NBCSN — Premier League: Chaos vs. Atlas from Albany, N.Y. 

Rodeo

4 p.m., Ch. 3 — Music City Knockout from Nashville, Tenn.

Soccer

8:55 a.m., NBCSN — Premier League: Manchester City at Bournemouth.

9:30 a.m., FS1 — Bundesliga: RB Leipzig vs. Eintracht Frankfurt from Harrison, N.J.

11:25 a.m., NBCSN — Premier League: Newcastle United at Tottenham.

Noon, FS1 — Bundesliga: Wolfsburg at Hertha Berlin.

2:30 p.m., ESPN — Serie A: Genoa at AS Roma.

3 p.m., ESPNews — NWSL: Chicago Red Stars at Portland Thorns.

6 p.m., FS1 — MLS: Columbus Crew at FC Cincinnati.

8:20 p.m., FS1 — MLS: Houston Dynamo at FC Dallas.

10:30 p.m., FS1 — MLS: Los Angeles Galaxy at Los Angeles FC.