Edsall's message to his UConn football team: Be ready

Head coach Randy Edsall said Sunday he envisions playing an expansive list of players when UConn opens its 2019 season on Thursday night against Wagner at Rentschler Field in East Harford. (AP File Photo)

Randy Edsall, who's in year three of his second stint as head coach, plans to go deep into his roster, starting with Thursday's regular-season opener against Wagner at Rentschler Field in East Hartford (7 p.m.).

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.

Trio of UConn alums giving to the next generation of fans through Husky Ticket Project

From left to right, Jeremy Longobardi, Kevin Kortsep and Kevin Solomon are a trio of UConn alums who formed the Husky Ticket Project, a non-profit organization with the aim of passing on their love of the Huskies to the next generation of fans. (Photo courtesy of Husky Ticket Project)

During their undergraduate years, they witnessed the glory days of UConn athletics. The men's and women's basketball programs captured national championships, the football team won Big East in 2010 and played in the prestigious Fiesta Bowl.

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...

UCONN

Ollie wins ruling on union protection in fight over firing

The arbitrator in the dispute between UConn and former men's basketball coach Kevin Ollie, pictured during a game on Jan. 6, 2018, has ruled that Ollie  is protected by a union contract when it comes to the standard the school must meet in proving his firing was justified. UConn had argued that Ollie’s personal contract superseded the union deal, allowing it to fire him in March, 2018 for a broader range of offenses. (Jessica Hill/AP file photo)

Arbitrator in dispute between UConn and Kevin Ollie says former basketball coach is protected by union contract when it comes to standard the school must meet in proving his ouster was justified

UConn hoops signs late recruit, 6-foot-9 forward Springs

UConn adds late recruit to roster, announcing 6-foot-9 forward Richard Springs has enrolled at school

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

LOCAL ROUNDUP

PROFESSIONAL

Yankees hit three homers off Kershaw in 5-1 win over Dodgers

Aaron Judge hits a solo home run off Dodgers starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw during the third inning of the Yankees' 5-1 win on Sunday night in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

DJ LeMahieu, Aaron Judge and Mike Ford homered, Domingo Germán outdueled Clayton Kershaw for his major league-leading 17th win, and the New York Yankees defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-1

McIlroy ends season with a $15 million bang at East Lake

Rory McIlroy hugs his caddy after winning the Tour Championship and the $15 million FedEx Cup Sundayon Sunday at East Lake Golf Club in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

Rory McIlroy gets his own big moment at East Lake and wins FedEx Cup for $15 million prize

ON THE AIR

Baseball

7 p.m., ESPN — MLB: St. Louis Cardinals at Milwaukee Brewers.

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

10 p.m., YES, WFAN (660-AM) — MLB: New York Yankees at Seattle Mariners.

Basketball

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

Tennis

Noon, ESPN — U.S. Open from New York.

6 p.m., ESPN2 — U.S. Open from New York.