American commissioner Aresco: No plans to replace UConn

UConn football coach Randy Edsall talks to his team during the second half of a game Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017, in East Hartford. On Tuesday, Edsall was left to answer questions about his team's future, as the Huskies enter their final year in the American Athletic Conference. (Jessica Hill/AP Photo)

American Athletic Commissioner Mike Aresco says league has no plans to add member to replace UConn when school leaves to join Big East

UConn baseball to participate in MLB4 tourney next season

The UConn baseball team will join College World Series champion Vanderbilt, runnerup Michigan and Cal Poly San Luis Obispo in the second annual MLB4 tournament.

COLUMNS

Dr. I is back and he's got a lot on his mind

Best Dr. I can tell, former Waterford High great Kevin Johnson began the custom as far back as...

Stiff competition not only obstacle to winning 93rd Norwich Invitational

Beating a highly-competitive field is just one obstacle to winning this weekend's 93rd Norwich...

UCONN

UConn men's basketball team gets probation for NCAA violations under Ollie

In this Feb. 15, 2018, file photo, UConn head coach Kevin Ollie reacts during the second half a game against Tulsa in Hartford. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill, File)

UConn's men's basketball program has been placed on probation for two years and former coach Kevin Ollie has been sanctioned individually for violations of NCAA rules during his tenure.

Hurley says recruiting getting a bump from Big East move

UConn men's basketball coach Dan Hurley talks with Big East Commissioner Val Ackerman last week in New York prior to the announcement that the Huskies are re-joining the Big East. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

Men's basketball coach Dan Hurley says he's already seen benefits on the recruiting trail from UConn's decision to move back to the Big East

COLLEGES

Ohio State, other Big Ten East powers facing uncertainty

Ohio State head coach Ryan Day, left, talks to reporters during the Big Ten media days on Thursday in Chicago. (Charles Rex Arbogast/AP Photo)

The two most important spots on a football team are the coach and the quarterback

Former BC coach suffers brain injury in fall

Former Boston College women's basketball coach Cathy Inglese suffered a brain injury when she fell Wednesday, according to a social media post by her sister

LOCAL ROUNDUP

Three former champions in final four field at Norwich Invitational

The final four championship flight golfers still standing at the 93rd Norwich Invitational have some things in common.

Local roundup: Mystic advances to LL baseball final; Groton/Mystic wins LL softball sectional

Liam Joyce pitched a four-hitter with seven strikeouts as Mystic blanked Madison on Saturday, 4-0, to advance to the championship game of the state Little League (10-12) Section 3 tournament.

Local roundup: Mystic shuts out Wethersfield in Section 3 LL opener

Trace Morales and Griffin Pollard combined to pitch a one-hitter Friday, leading Mystic to an 8-0 victory over Wethersfield in the opening game of the state Section 3 tournament.

PROFESSIONAL

Lowry wins British Open in celebrated return to Emerald Isle

Ireland's Shane Lowry wipes away a tear as he makes a speech holding the Claret Jug trophy after winning the British Open Golf Championships on Sunday at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland. (AP Photo/Jon Super)

Shane Lowry made the 68 years between British Opens in Northern Ireland worth the wait.

Pinot strikes again in Pyrenees, Alaphilippe stalls

France's Thibaut Pinot, center, and Spain's Mikel Landa climb Prat d'Albis during the fifteenth stage of the Tour de France on Sunday with start in Limoux and finish in Prat d'Albis, France. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)

When one French rider starts to fade, another comes to the fore. One way or the other, France may still be on course for its first Tour de France winner since 1985.

ON THE AIR

Auto Racing

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

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

Baseball

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

1 p.m., YES, WFAN (660-AM) — MLB: Colorado Rockies at New York Yankees.

1:30 p.m., MLB Network — National Baseball Hall of Fame Induction Ceremonies from Cooperstown, N.Y.

4 p.m., SNY, WCBS (880-AM) — MLB: New York Mets at San Francisco Giants.

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

7 p.m., ESPN — MLB: Washington Nationals at Atlanta Braves.

Basketball

11:30 a.m., CBSSN — High school girls: U.S. Open Championship from Westfield, Ind.

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

1:30 p.m., CBSSN — High school boys: U.S. Open Championship from Westfield, Ind.

2 p.m., ESPN — The Basketball Tournament from Lexington, Ky.

2 p.m., Ch. 3 — Big3 from Oklahoma City.

3 p.m., NBA TV — WNBA: Atlanta Dream at Washington Mystics.

6 p.m., NBA TV — WNBA: Indiana Fever at Chicago Sky.

Bowling

3 p.m., Ch. 3 — PBA Tour Finals from Las Vegas.

Cycling

6:30 a.m., NBCSN — Tour de France.

Golf

2:30 a.m., Golf Channel — PGA: British Open Championship from Portrush, Northern Ireland.

6 a.m., Chs. 10, 30 — PGA: British Open Championship from Portrush, Northern Ireland.

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

Lacrosse

8 p.m., NBCSN — Premier League All-Star Game from Los Angeles.

Soccer

7:30 a.m., ESPN — International Champions Cup: Juventus vs. Tottenham from Singapore.

4 p.m., ESPN — MLS: D.C. United at Atlanta United.

6 p.m., ESPN2 — NWSL: North Carolina Courage at Chicago Red Stars.

6 p.m., NBCSB — MLS: New England Revolution at FC Cincinnati.

7:30 p.m., FS1 — MLS: New York Red Bulls at Orlando City SC.

9:30 p.m., FS1 — MLS: Portland Timbers at Seattle Sounders.

Swimming

2 p.m., Chs. 10, 30 — FINA World Championships from Gwangju, South Korea. (taped today)

Tennis

8 a.m., Tennis Channel — ATP Swedish Open from Bastad, Sweden; WTA Bucharest Open from Romania.

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

4 p.m., Ch. 3 — WTT: Philadelphia Freedoms at Vegas Rollers.