UCONN WOMEN'S BASKETBALL

NCAA announces women's regional hoops sites for 2021, 2022

NCAA announces women's regional hoops sites for 2021, 2022

Jamelle Elliott to lead UConn's National 'C' Club

Former UConn women's basketball standout and assistant coach Jamelle Elliott will lead the school's National "C" Club, the school announced Wednesday.

Calhoun Charity All-Star Basketball Game set for Aug. 10

The UConn basketball family reunion, otherwise known as the Jim Calhoun Charity All-Star Basketball Game, will return this August.

UCONN MEN'S BASKETBALL

UConn's Diarra undergoes knee surgery

UConn redshirt sophomore forward Mamadou Diarra underwent surgery Monday morning to repair a torn meniscus in his left knee. The surgery was performed at UConn Health in Farmington.

Newly-hired Taliek Brown: "UConn has been everything to me"

Taliek Brown is introduced before the Jim Calhoun Celebrity Classic charity all-star game in 2014 at Mohegan Sun Arena. Brown is returning to UConn as the director of player development under first-year head coach Dan Hurley. (Dana Jensen/The Day)

Taliek Brown has traveled the world playing basketball. His destinations changed over the years but not his identity. "Everywhere I go, all people ever say to me is, 'Taliek Brown from UConn,' " Brown said with a laugh.

UConn men's basketball gearing up for July recruiting period

The UConn men's basketball staff is about to enter a crucial recruiting period.

UConn president says Ollie committed serious violations

UConn head coach Kevin Ollie watches from the sideline during a game on Feb. 7.  (AP Photo/Jessica Hill, File)

UConn President Susan Herbst told Kevin Ollie she was upholding his firing because the former men's basketball coach had a pattern of breaking NCAA rules and committed serious violations, according to a letter obtained by The Associated Press.

COLUMNS

Sailing teaches lessons of self-sufficiency better than most sports

Ken Shluger is part of the Niantic Bay Sailing Academy, which, among other endeavors, offers...

LOCAL ROUNDUP

James holds on for SK Modified win at the Speedbowl

Waterford — During the first half of Saturday night's 40-lap SK Modified feature at the New London-Waterford Speedbowl, Kyle James of depended on his overpowering car. During the second half of the race he needed to depend...

For Stonington's Candelet, it's what you'd call a dream

Cory Candelet, a 2013 graduate of Stonington High School, was this year's co-recipient of the Connecticut Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical, honoring his portrayal of The Mute in

Cory Candelet’s first public singing performance was also the first time his two interests, sports and theater, were juxtaposed against one another.

Waterford's Sutera to accept free agent offer from Phillies

Waterford High School's Thomas Sutera, who was pitching this summer with the Harwich Mariners and was recently selected to play in the Cape Cod Baseball League's All-Star Game, is leaving the Cape early to sign a free agent contract with the Philadelphia Phillies. (Photo courtesy of Emily Reed)

Waterford's Thomas Sutera, less than a week after being named to the Cape Cod League All-Star team, is leaving the Harwich Mariners to sign a free agent contract with the Philadelphia Phillies.

PROFESSIONAL

Molinari survives wild day to win British Open

Francesco Molinari of Italy speaks during a press conference after winning the British Open on Sunday at Carnoustie, Scotland. (AP Photo/Jon Super)

Francesco Molinari played a steady hand amid the cheers for Tiger Woods and another crazy ending at Carnoustie to win the British Open and become Italy's first major champion.

Johnson captures Hall of Fame on Newport's grass court

Steve Johnson continued his long road back and success this year by capturing the Hall of Fame Open on Sunday.

Vikings offensive line coach Tony Sparano dies at 56

This May 5, 2016 file photo shows Tony Sparano of the Minnesota Vikings. The former University of New Haven and Miami Dolphins head coach died Sunday at the age of 56. (AP Photo)

Tony Sparano once beat Bill Belichick with the single wing, but wasn't as old as that made him sound.

ON THE AIR

Auto Racing

9:05 a.m., ESPN2 — Formula One German Grand Prix from Hockenheim, Germany.

2 p.m., NBCSN — NASCAR Monster Cup Foxwoods Resort Casino 301 from Loudon, N.H.

3 p.m., Ch. 61 — NHRA Mile-High Nationals from Morrison, Colo.

Baseball

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

2 p.m., TBS — MLB: St. Louis Cardinals at Chicago Cubs.

3:30 p.m., WICH (1310-AM) — NYP: Connecticut Tigers at Aberdeen IronBirds in a doubleheader.

8 p.m., ESPN, WFAN (660-AM), WOR (710-AM) — MLB: New York Mets at New York Yankees.

Basketball

Noon, ESPN — The Basketball Tournament from Columbus, Ohio.

3 p.m., NBA TV — WNBA: Seattle Storm at Atlanta Dream.

4 p.m., WCCT — WNBA: Connecticut Sun at Dallas Wings.

4 p.m., ESPN2 — The Basketball Tournament from Columbus, Ohio.

6 p.m., NBA TV — WNBA: Los Angeles Sparks at Chicago Sky.

Cycling

7:30 a.m., NBCSN — Tour de France.

Golf

7 a.m., Chs. 10, 30 — British Open from Carnoustie, Scotland.

4 p.m., Golf Channel — PGA: Barbasol Championship from Nicholasville, Ky.

Mixed Martial Arts

Noon, FS1 — UFC Fight Night preliminaries followed by Mauricio Rua vs. Anthony Smith from Hamburg, Germany.

Rugby

2:30 p.m., Chs. 10, 30 — World Cup Sevens from San Francisco.

7 p.m., NBCSN — World Cup Sevens from San Francisco.

Soccer

2:30 p.m., ESPN2 — ICC Futures Tournament final from Orlando, Fla.

4 p.m., ESPN — Champions Cup: Liverpool vs. Borussia Dortmund from Charlotte, N.C.

Tennis

6 a.m., Tennis Channel — ATP: Swedish Open from Bastad, Sweden.

3 p.m., Tennis Channel — ATP: Hall of Fame Open from Newport, R.I.