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COLUMNS

Title IX issues are still alive and (not) well in our neck of the woods

High schools are rife with them as well. Some instances are overt. Some are subtle. That's why I...

Alice Cooper rocked Pequot Golf Course

Legendary shock rocker Alice Cooper has played before sold-out crowds around the world during...

UCONN

UConn's Calhoun, Hamilton headed to college hoops Hall

In this Sept. 13, 2012, file photo, Jim Calhoun listens to opening comments to the press conference announcing his retirement after 26 years as the UConn men's basketball coach at Gampel Pavilion in Storrs. (Dana Jensen/The Day)

Roy Williams and Jim Calhoun will join John Beilein and Lon Kruger in a star-studded cast of coaches that will be inducted into the National College Basketball Hall of Fame in November

UConn men land second member of the Class of 2023 in Ross

When Jayden Ross went on a recruiting visit to UConn about two weeks ago, everything just felt right.

COLLEGES

Mississippi wins first CWS title, sweeping Oklahoma

Mississippi's Jack Washburn, right, leaps on top of the team pile in celebration of their 4-2 victory over Oklahoma in Game 2 of the NCAA College World Series baseball finals, Sunday, June 26, 2022, in Omaha, Neb. Mississippi defeated Oklahoma 4-2 to win the championship. (AP Photo/Rebecca S. Gratz)

Mississippi scored twice on wild pitches in a three-run eighth inning and the Rebels won their first national baseball title, sweeping Oklahoma in the College World Series finals with a 4-2 victory

Pitching, power lift Ole Miss over OU in CWS finals opener

Mississippi starting pitcher Jack Dougherty throws against Oklahoma in the third inning during the first championship baseball game of the NCAA College World Series Saturday, June 25, 2022, in Omaha, Neb. (AP Photo/John Peterson)

Mississippi is one win away from its first national championship in baseball after beating Oklahoma 10-3 in Game 1 of the College World Series finals

LOCAL ROUNDUP

Local roundup: UConn women announce nonleague schedule

The UConn women's basketball team announced its 2022-23 non-conference schedule on Wednesday.

Local calendar

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Local roundup: Salem/Montville advances to District 10 (10-12) softball finals

Salem/Montville beat Waterford 6-4 in the winners' bracket of the District 10 Little League softball tournament on Tuesday.

PROFESSIONAL

Piquet apologizes to Hamilton over 'ill thought out' comment

In this July 23, 2015, file photo, three-time world champion Formula One racer Nelson Piquet of Brazil attends the shooting of the Hungarian Television's Formula One magazine in Budapest, Hungary. (Janos Marjai/MTI via AP)

Former Formula One champion Nelson Piquet has apologized to Lewis Hamilton, saying the racial term he used about the Mercedes driver was “ill thought out” but was not meant to be offensive

2-time Wimbledon champ Murray loses to Isner in 2nd round

John Isner of the US returns the ball to Britain's Andy Murray during their singles tennis match on day three of the Wimbledon tennis championships in London, Wednesday, June 29, 2022. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

Two-time Wimbledon champion Andy Murray has lost in the second round to big-serving American John Isner

ON THE AIR

Baseball

1 p.m., MLB Network — MLB: Minnesota Twins at Cleveland Guardians.

6 p.m., YES, WFAN (660-AM) — MLB: New York Yankees at Houston Astros.

7 p.m., NESN — Cape Cod: Bourne Braves at Falmouth Commodores.

8 p.m., ESPNU — High school: GEICO National Championship tournament from Baton Rouge, La.

10 p.m., FS1 — MLB: San Diego Padres at Los Angeles Dodgers.

Football

7:30 p.m., ESPN2 — CFL: British Columbia Lions at Ottawa Redblacks.

Golf

8 a.m., Golf Channel — European PGA: Irish Open from Kilkenny, Ireland.

3 p.m., Golf Channel — PGA: John Deere Classic from Silvis, Ill.

Horse Racing

3 p.m., FS2 — Racing from New York.

Lacrosse

6 p.m., ESPNU — High school girls: Nike National Showcase from Columbia, Md.

7 p.m., ESPNU — High school boys: Nike National Showcase from Columbia, Md.

Rugby

5:30 a.m., FS2 — NRL: Melbourne Storm at Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles.

Soccer

8 p.m., MSG — MLS: Atlanta United at New York Red Bulls.

Tennis

6 a.m., ESPN — Wimbledon from London.

11 a.m., ESPN — Wimbledon from London.