Parents must not be allowed to hijack the games our kids play

Parental sniveling, a frequent scourge on coaches at youth and high school levels, has become a...


Adams building a strong relationship with Hurley

UConn guard Jalen Adams drives past Auburn guard Bryce Brown during a game last season at Auburn. Adams is returning for his senior season and is developing a strong relationship with new head coach Dan Hurley. (Julie Bennett/ via AP/File)

UConn's new men's basketball coach Dan Hurley has great expecations for star guard Jalen Adams ... and that's just fine with Adams.

Huskies embracing Hurley's tough love approach

UConn coach Dan Hurley gives instructions to his team during Friday's practice in Storrs. (Day photo/Gavin Keefe)

Friday's hour-long workout at the Werth Family UConn Basketball Champions Center provided a snapshot of Dan Hurley's boot camp approach.


Oregon State rallies after delay to beat Huskies 14-5 at CWS

Oregon State's Tyler Malone, right, is greeted by Kyle Nobach (28) and Cadyn Grenier (2) after he hit a solo home run against Washington in the eighth inning of Monday's College World Series elimination game in Omaha, Neb. Oregon State won 14-5. (Nati Harnik/AP Photo)

Oregon State overcomes early deficit, pours on offense after long delay in 14-5 College World Series win over Huskies

Texas Tech stuns Gators 6-3 in College World Series opener

Texas Tech's Cody Farhat celebrates after scoring against Florida on a base hit by Gabe Holt in the ninth inning of Sunday's College World Series game in Omaha, Neb. Texas Tech stunned the defending national champions and top-seeded Gators, 6-3. (Nati Harnik/AP Photo)

Texas Tech stuns defending national champion Florida with 6-3 win in College World Series


Local roundup: Vermont beats Tigers 5-4 in first of two

Jesus Lage walked with two outs and the bases loaded in the bottom of the ninth to give the Vermont Lake Monsters a 5-4 victory over the Connecticut Tigers on Tuesday night.

Local roundup: Aaron Rodgers, Chris Paul to host celebrity golf event

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers and Houston Rockets point guard Chris Paul will host a celebrity golf tournament on June 27-28 at Mohegan Sun Golf Club in Sprague.

Local roundup: Tigers fall to the Spinners

The Connecticut Tigers lost to the Lowell Spinners in a New York-Penn League baseball game on Sunday, falling 6-3 at Dodd Stadium.


Yankees back German with four home runs in 7-2 win over Seattle

Giancarlo Stanton is greeted by teammates after hitting a solo home run during the first inning, the first of four hit by the Yankees during Tuesday night's 7-2 win over the Seattle Mariners at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Domingo German pitches New York Yankees past Seattle Mariners 7-2

Russia moves step closer to reaching World Cup's last 16

Russia's Artyom Dzyuba, center, celebrates with teammates after scoring the final goal during a 3-1 victory over Egypt in a World Cup match played Tuesday in St. Petersburg, Russia. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)

Russia scored three goals in a 15-minute span early in the second half to set up a 3-1 win over Egypt, moving the host nation to the brink of the World Cup's knockout stage



11 a.m., ESPN — NCAA: Mississippi State vs. North Carolina in College World Series from Omaha, Neb.

2 p.m., ESPN — NCAA: Florida vs. Texas in College World Series from Omaha, Neb.

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

7 p.m., ESPN — NCAA: Arkansas vs. Texas Tech in College World Series from Omaha, Neb.

7 p.m., WICH (1310-AM) — NYP: Connecticut Tigers at Vermont Lake Monsters.

8 p.m., NESN, WTIC (1080-AM), WEEI (103.7-FM) — MLB: Boston Red Sox at Minnesota Twins.

8:30 p.m., SNY, WOR (710-AM) — MLB: New York Mets at Colorado Rockies.

10 p.m., ESPN — MLB: Arizona Diamondbacks at Los Angeles Angels.


7 p.m., Golf Channel — PGA Professional Championship from Seaside, Calif.

Horse Racing

8:30 a.m., NBCSN — Royal Ascot and Queen Anne Stakes from Ascot, England.


8 a.m., FS1 — World Cup: Colombia vs. Japan from Saransk, Russia.

11 a.m., Ch. 61 — World Cup: Poland vs. Senegal from Moscow.

2 p.m., Ch. 61 — World Cup: Egypt at Russia from St. Petersburg.


6 a.m., Tennis Channel — ATP: Gerry Weber Open from Halle, Germany; Queen's Club Championships from London.