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COLUMNS

Local golf courses are adjusting to coronavirus rules, and flourishing

Golfers, courses, adjusting to new restrictions and safety measures.

Yeomans: from forgotten man to THE man

Yeomans made his last two places better places

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UCONN

UConn football announces future games with FIU, Temple, Wyoming

UConn head coach Randy Edsall works the sidelines during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Houston, Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019, in East Hartford, Conn. (AP Photo/Stephen Dunn)

The UConn football team has entered into agreements to play Florida International, Temple and Wyoming in future years, the school announced Wednesday.

UConn women won't play Louisville next season

It was Louisville coach Jeff Walz who first spoke last November of the possibility his Cardinals would play the UConn women’s basketball team in a neutral-site contest during the 2020-21 season.

COLLEGES

Title IX major factor for colleges looking at sports cuts

FILE - In this May 10, 2019, file photo, Bowling Green's Neil Lambert bats during the team's NCAA college baseball game against Kent Sate in Bowling Green, Ohio. Bowling Green recently announced that it is dropping baseball. Colleges mulling whether to cut sports amid the coronavirus pandemic must ensure they remain compliant with the federal civil-rights law known as Title IX, which requires the equitable treatment of remaining men's and women's programs. (AP Photo/Rick Osentoski, File)

Colleges mulling whether to cut sports amid the coronavirus pandemic must ensure they remain compliant with the federal civil-rights law known as Title IX

Chris Dufresne, heralded college football writer, dies at 62

In this Dec. 5, 2015 photo, Los Angeles Times sportswriter, Chris Dufresne poses near the end zone before the Pac-12 championship NCAA college football game in Santa Clara, Calif. Dufresne, an award-winning former sports writer for the Los Angeles Times, died suddenly Monday while dining with his family at home in Chino Hills, 30 miles east of Los Angeles, according to a Times staff memo posted Tuesday, May 26, 2020, on Facebook. He was 62. (Gary Klein/Los Angeles Times via AP)

Chris Dufresne, an award-winning former sports writer for the Los Angeles Times, has died at age 62

LOCAL ROUNDUP

Local road races are on hold due to COVID-19

Runners begin the 52nd Annual Ocean Beach/John & Jessie Kelley Road Race at Ocean Beach Park in New London. Mike Conway of West Hartford won the rainy 11.6-mile event on Aug. 3, 2014, prior to it becoming a half-marathon. (Dana Jensen/The Day)

The local road racing scene has been hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Local Calendar

BASEBALL/SOFTBALLShoreline Sting softball ­­­— Looking for players to add to 18u, 16u and 14u teams. Contact: Ed Hobson (203) 530-3964.Jack Benny Softball League — Looking for players over 45 to play...

Quinn savors winning Patriot League title

Mike Quinn holds a piece of the net after Boston University beat Colgate on March 11 in the Patriot League men's basketball tournament final at Hamilton, N.Y. (Erin Locascio/BU athletics)

It means even more now considering what's transpired since that March night when Quinn, a Montville High School graduate, celebrated Boston University's first Patriot League championship title that earned the program its first NCAA tournament...

PROFESSIONAL

Patriots' McCourty on the prospects of playing football: 'I think we all have fears.'

New England Patriots' Jason McCourty plays a game during Opening Night for the NFL Super Bowl 53 football game Monday, Jan. 28, 2019, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Patriots CB Jason McCourty on the prospects of playing football: 'I think we all have fears.'

EPL teams approve contact training as players' fears linger

FILE - In this Sunday, May 6, 2018 file photo, the English Premier League trophy is displayed on the pitch prior to the English Premier League soccer match between Manchester City and Huddersfield Town at Etihad stadium in Manchester, England. A Bournemouth player is one of two positive tests for COVID-19 to emerge from the Premier League’s second round of testing, the club said on Sunday, May 24, 2020. The team said “medical confidentiality means the player’s name will not be disclosed” and added that he will self-isolate for seven days before being tested again at a later date. The league tested 996 players and club staff on Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday.  (AP Photo/Rui Vieira, File)

The Premier League is on course to restart next month after clubs approved plans to resume contact training even as some players are concerned about taking to the field again

ON THE AIR

Auto Racing

8 p.m., FS1 — NASCAR Cup Alsco Uniforms 500 from Concord, N.C.

Baseball

5:25 a.m., ESPN2 — Korean: SK Wyverns at Doosan Bears.

5:25 a.m. (Thursday), ESPN2 — Korean: Samsung Lions at Lotte Giants.

Soccer

12:20 p.m., FS2 — Bundesliga: Hertha Berlin at RB Leipzig.

2:30 p.m., FS2 — Bundesliga: Schalke at Fortuna Düsseldorf.

CT SUN

Sun waive four players, cut roster down to 11

The Connecticut Sun waived four players to cut their roster down to 11 on Monday, including 2020 draft pick Juicy Landrum of Baylor.

Miller, Sun have tough cuts to make

6/16/19 :: SPORTS :: GRIFFEN :: Connecticut Sun head coach Curt Miller questions point guard Jasmine Thomas about a play against the Seattle Storm in WNBA non-conference action Sunday, June 16, 2019 at Mohegan Sun Arena.   (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

WNBA teams have to cut their rosters down to 12 players by next Tuesday (May 26) so that players can start being paid on June 1.