COLUMNS

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...

You rooted for Lindsay Whalen because you couldn't help it

Lindsay Whalen was a ball of humor, humility and humanity in her days here as a guard for the...

UCONN

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.

COLLEGES

No. 8 Florida, Miami embrace spotlight as they start season

Quarterback Feleipe Franks leads No. 8 Florida against in-state rival Miami in Saturday night's college football opener in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux, File)

No. 8 Florida, rebuilding Miami have college football stage to themselves for several hours, a showcase opportunity for both programs

Pick Six Plus: A journey through the Top 25 in 17 games

Clemson's Trevor Lawrence drops back to pass during the team's annual Orange and White spring scrimmage on April 6 in Clemson, S.C. (Richard Shiro/AP Photo)

Pick Six Plus: A journey through the Top 25 in 17 games

LOCAL ROUNDUP

Dave Peck adds to family legacy with Atlantic Class National Championship

From left to right, Bill Healy, Diane Peck Rothman, helmsman Dave Peck and Tom Peck sailed

Dave Peck, his sister Diane Peck Rothman, their uncle Tom Peck and fellow Niantic Bay member Bill Healy, who served as tactician, finished first in the 91st annual Atlantic Class National Championship regatta.

Local roundup: UConn, Notre Dame extend women's basketball series

UConn announced Thursday it has scheduled four future women's basketball games against Notre Dame, extending one of the game's best collegiate rivalries.

PROFESSIONAL

Martinez drives in seven as Red Sox beat Padres 11-0

Boston Red Sox's J.D. Martinez looks skyward after hitting a three-run home run during the sixth inning of the team's baseball game against the San Diego Padres on Friday, Aug. 23, 2019, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Orlando Ramirez)

J.D. Martinez hit two three-run homers and drove in a career-high seven runs, helping Eduardo Rodriguez and the Boston Red Sox beat the San Diego Padres 11-0 on Friday night.

Major League Baseball roundup

The Astros' Yuli Gurriel watches his two-run home run against the Angels during the fifth inning of Friday's game in Houston. The Astros won, 5-4. (David J. Phillip/AP Photo)

Zack Greinke wins again as Houston Astros beat Los Angeles Angels 5-4

ON THE AIR

Aurora Games

1 p.m., ESPNU — From Albany, N.Y.

Auto Racing

3 p.m., NBCSN — NASCAR Xfinity CTECH Manufacturing 180 from Elkhart Lake, Wis.

8:30 p.m., NBCSN — IndyCar Bommarito Automotive Group 500 from Madison, Ill.

Baseball

12:30 p.m., ESPN — LLWS: Chofu City (Japan) vs. Willemstad (Curacao) in International final from Williamsport, Pa.

2 p.m., MLB Network — MLB: Washington Nationals at Chicago Cubs.

3:30 p.m., Ch. 8 — LLWS: Wailuku (Hawaii) vs. River Ridge (La.) in United States final from Williamsport, Pa.

4 p.m., YES, FS1, WFAN (660-AM) — MLB: New York Yankees at Los Angeles Dodgers.

7 p.m., WCCT, WCBS (880-AM) — MLB: Atlanta Braves at New York Mets.

7 p.m., FS1 — MLB: Colorado Rockies at St. Louis Cardinals.

6 p.m., WICH (1310-AM) — NYP: Brooklyn Cyclones at Connecticut Tigers.

8:30 p.m., NESN, WTIC (1080-AM), WEEI (103.7-FM) — MLB: Boston Red Sox at San Diego Padres.

Boxing

10 p.m., FS1 — Brandon Figueroa vs. Javier Chacon in a super bantamweight bout from Lopezville, Texas.

Football

Noon, CBSSN — NCAA: Villanova at Colgate. 

1 p.m., NFL Network — NFL preseason: Arizona Cardinals at Minnesota Vikings.

3 p.m., ESPN — NCAA: Samford vs. Youngstown State from Montgomery, Ala.

7 p.m., ESPN — NCAA: Miami vs. Florida from Orlando, Fla.

7 p.m., NFL Network — NFL preseason: Houston Texans at Dallas Cowboys.

10 p.m., NFL Network — NFL preseason: Seattle Seahawks at Los Angeles Chargers.

10:30 p.m., CBSSN — NCAA: Arizona at Hawaii.

Golf

7 a.m., Golf Channel — European PGA: Scandinavian Invitation from Molndal, Sweden.

1 p.m., Golf Channel — PGA: Tour Championship from Atlanta.

2:30 p.m., Ch. 30 — PGA: Tour Championship from Atlanta.

2:30 p.m., Golf Channel — LPGA: CP Women's Open from Aurora, Ontario.

5:30 p.m., Golf Channel — Korn Ferry: Boise Open from Idaho.

7:30 p.m., Golf Channel — Champions: Boeing Classic from Snoqualmie, Wash.

Horse Racing

5 p.m., Ch. 61 — Travers Stakes from Saratoga Springs, N.Y.

Lacrosse

5 p.m., NBCSB — MLL: Dallas Rattlers at Boston Cannons. 

Mixed Martial Arts

9 p.m., Paramount — Bellator 225 from Bridgeport. 

Soccer

7:25 a.m., NBCSN — Premier League: Chelsea at Norwich City.

9:30 a.m., FS1 — Bundesliga: Bayer Leverkusen at Fortuna Dusseldorf.

9:55 a.m., NBCSN — Premier League: Crystal Palace at Manchester United.

12:30 p.m., Ch. 30 — Premier League: Arsenal at Liverpool.

12:30 p.m., FS1 — Bundesliga: Bayern Munich at Schalke.

5 p.m., WCTX — USL: Atlanta United II at Hartford Athletic.

7 p.m., ESPN2 — MLS: New York City FC vs. New York Red Bulls from Yankee Stadium.

7:30 p.m., NBCSB — MLS: Chicago Fire at New England Revolution.

Talk Show

5:05 p.m., WICH (1310-AM) — Sports Talk with Bill Donovan and Chris Ferace.

Tennis

2 p.m., Tennis Channel — WTA: Bronx Open from New York.

5 p.m., Tennis Channel — ATP: Winston-Salem Open from North Carolina.