Local Calendar

BASEBALL/SOFTBALLTCB Hammerheads baseball tryouts — For spring/summer teams. Sat. Oct. 27 and Sun. Oct. 28 at The Baseball Academy in Middletown. Players should attend both sessions. Ages 12 and under, 8-9:30 a.m.; 13U and 14U,...

Local roundup: Gathy sparks Waterford past NFA in girls' swimming

Tallah Ryan of Waterford fist bumps coach Brett Arnold after a dive during Tuesday's ECC girls' swimming meet against NFA at Waterford. Ryan won the event with a personal-best score of 199.65 points and Waterford won the meet 98-80.  (Sarah Gordon/The Day)

Elyse Gathy won a pair of events on Tuesday, leading Waterford to a 98-80 win over NFA in an Eastern Connecticut Conference girls' swimming meet.

Local roundup: New London volleyball team wins fourth straight

New London won its fourth straight with a 25-21, 25-7 and 25-19 win over Norwich Tech in a non-conference volleyball match on Monday.

Local Calendar

BASEBALL/SOFTBALLTCB Hammerheads baseball tryouts — For spring/summer teams. Sat. Oct. 27 and Sun. Oct. 28 at The Baseball Academy in Middletown. Players should attend both sessions. Ages 12 and under, 8-9:30 a.m.; 13U and 14U,...

Local roundup: Stonington tops Ledyard in boys' soccer

The Stonington boys' soccer team finished off what it had started 12 days ago, beating Ledyard 1-0 on Sunday night.

MORE LOCAL SPORTS

Local colleges: CGA's Mooney wins Conn College Invitational

Sophomore All-American Kaitlyn Mooney won the Connecticut College Invitational on Saturday at Harkness Memorial State Park, leading Coast Guard Academy to a solid fifth-place finish.

St. Thomas More's Jere Quinn to receive Gold Key Award

St. Thomas More men's basketball coach Jere Quinn has been selected to received a Gold Key Award from the Connecticut Sports Writers' Alliance.

St. Thomas More men's basketball coach Jere Quinn, who recorded his 1,000th career win in January, has been selected to receive the prestigious Gold Key Award from the Connecticut Sports Writers' Alliance.

Local Calendar

BASEBALL/SOFTBALLTCB Hammerheads baseball tryouts — For spring/summer teams. Sat. Oct. 27 and Sun. Oct. 28 at The Baseball Academy in Middletown. Players should attend both sessions. Ages 12 and under, 8-9:30 a.m.; 13U and 14U,...

UCONN

UConn football family rallies around hospitalized teammate

In this Aug. 30 file photo, UConn linebacker Eli Thomas (22) raises his arms to the crowd as the team enters the field for their season-opening game against Central Florida at East Hartford. (AP Photo/Stephen Dunn)

During the bye week, redshirt junior Eli Thomas, a 22-year-old linebacker, suffered a stroke prior to weight-lifting workout on Wednesday and was rushed to the hospital.

Hurley finds familiar faces in his new AAC basketball family

First-year UConn men's basketball coach Dan Hurley listens to a reporter's question during the annual American Athletic Conference media day on Monday in Philadelphia. (Photo by Gavin Keefe/The Day)

UConn's Dan Hurley is new to the American Athletic Conference basketball neighborhood, but hardly a stranger.

COLLEGES

Defense sparks Conn men's soccer to another win

When Connecticut College finally scored a break-through goal about midway through the second half on Tuesday, pressure seemed to lift.

Injured Bosa leaves Ohio State to prep for pro career

Ohio State defensive end Nick Bosa plays against Maryland during an Oct. 7, 2017 game in Columbus, Ohio. Bosa’s college football career is over. The injured All-American defensive end intends to withdraw from Ohio State to spend time rehabilitating and training for an NFL career. He is expected to be a first-round draft pick. No. 2 Ohio State made the announcement on Tuesday. (Jay LaPrete/AP Photo)

Injured defensive end Nick Bosa leaving Ohio State to prep for pro career

PROFESSIONAL

Bradley's slam helps Red Sox beat Astros 8-2 in ALCS

Jackie Bradley Jr. of the Boston Red Sox celebrates after his grand slam against the Houston Astros during the eighth inning in Game 3 of the American League Championship Series on Tuesday at Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Jackie Bradley Jr. hit a grand slam, Nathan Eovaldi hushed Houston a day after some social media trash talk and the Boston Red Sox beat the Astros 8-2 on Tuesday to take a 2-1 lead in the AL Championship Series.

Sale back with Red Sox, tells Cora he's 'good enough' to go

Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Chris Sale throws against the Houston Astros during the first inning in Game 1 of the American League Championship Series on Oct. 13 at Boston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Chris Sale is back with the Boston Red Sox and says he feels well enough to pitch. Whether he'll start Game 5 of the AL Championship Series remains to be seen.

Sargent scores, U.S. gives up late goal in 1-1 tie with Peru

United States goalkeeper Brad Guzan makes a save in the final minutes of an international friendly match against Peru on Tuesday in East Hartford. The teams tied, 1-1. (Jessica Hill/AP Photo)

Josh Sargent scored early in the second half and three more Americans made their debuts under interim coach Dave Sarachan before a young United States team conceded an 86th-minute goal to Enrico Flores in a 1-1 exhibition tie against Peru

NHL roundup

Rangers goaltender Henrik Lundqvist makes the save against Colorado left wing Gabriel Landeskog during a shootout in Tuesday's game at Madison Square Garden. The Rangers won 3-2. (Mary Altaffer/AP Photo)

Kevin Shattenkirk scored the deciding goal in a shootout to lift the New York Rangers to a 3-2 win over the Colorado Avalanche

ON THE AIR

Baseball

5 p.m., FS1 — NLCS: Milwaukee Brewers at Los Angeles Dodgers in Game 5.

8:30 p.m., TBS, WTIC (1080-AM), WEEI (103.7-FM) — ALCS: Boston Red Sox at Houston Astros in Game 4.

Basketball

7 p.m., YES, WFAN (660-AM) — NBA: Brooklyn Nets at Detroit Pistons.

7:30 p.m., MSG — NBA: Atlanta Hawks at New York Knicks.

8 p.m., ESPN — NBA: New Orleans Pelicans at Houston Rockets.

10:30 p.m., ESPN — NBA: Dallas Mavericks at Phoenix Suns.

Golf

4 p.m., Golf Channel — Senior LPGA Championship from French Lick, Ind.

10 p.m., Golf Channel — PGA: CJ Cup at Nine Bridges from Jeju Island, South Korea.

Hockey

7 p.m., NBCSN — NHL: New York Rangers at Washington Capitals.

9:30 p.m., NBCSN — NHL: Boston Bruins at Calgary Flames.

Soccer

8 p.m., FS1 — Women: United States vs. Canada in World Cup qualifying final from Frisco, Texas.