The Day's All-Area Girls' Tennis Player of the Year: St. Bernard's Michaela Abate


A sophomore, Michaela Abate had the distinction of leading the St. Bernard girls' tennis team (15-3) to the first Class S state championship match in program history and its second straight ECC Small Division title. She was also the ECC singles...

Earnhardt wins rain-delayed Daytona ahead of Dillon's crash

Dale Earnhardt Jr. wins rain-delayed Daytona race as Austin Dillon crashes into fence

Waterford wins District 6 Babe Ruth 15 title

Waterford unleashed its offense, and its ace, on Sunday night.

Ramirez's homer lifts Red Sox over Astros

Hanley Ramirez hits 2-run HR in 7th, lifts Red Sox over Astros 5-4

Nova shaky, Yankees sloppy in loss to Rays

Nova shaky in 3rd start, Yankees sloppy in field during 8-1 loss to Rays

PROFESSIONAL

Matz sharp, Mets take series from Dodgers

Steven Matz is having the time of his young baseball life, winning his first two career starts, including silencing the Los Angeles Dodgers' powerful lineup.

Major League Baseball roundup

Wilson Ramos snapped a tie with a sixth-inning homer, Jordan Zimmermann pitched seven solid innings and the Washington Nationals beat the struggling San Francisco Giants 3-1 on Sunday night, completing a three-game sweep.

WNBA roundup

Angel McCoughtry scored 23 points and the Atlanta Dream held off the Seattle Storm 72-64 on Sunday.

Pierre-Paul injures hand with fireworks

Several of Jason Pierre-Paul’s New York Giants' teammates confirmed multiple news reports that Pierre-Paul, 26, was at Broward Health North in Deerfield Beach, Florida, receiving treatment for injuries that apparently occurred as Pierre-Paul...

COLUMNS

Sun are ornery ... and it's wonderful

If a 7-3 record isn't the best talking point thus far for the Sun of 2015, this is: They are ornery...

Connecticut's survival skills are just fine

Anne Donovan ... nah. Scratch that. Make that poor Anne Donovan, sat down in the interview room,...

BLOGS

SOCCER

Blatter: French, German presidents tried influence WCup vote

FIFA president Sepp Blatter said in a Sunday newspaper interview that French and German presidents applied political pressure before the 2018 and 2022 World Cups were awarded to Russia and Qatar, respectively.

Fiji beats Micronesia 38-0 in Pacific Games match

Pacific Games organizers say Fiji broke the record for the biggest win in international football with a 38-0 victory Sunday over the Federated States of Micronesia.

LOCAL ROUNDUP

Local roundup: Waterford moves into first place in Zone VI

Waterford swept a doubleheader from Moosup on Sunday to take over first place in the American Legion baseball Zone VI race.

Local roundup: Schooners score three in ninth to rally past Newport

Ben Ruta's RBI single capped a three-run rally in the bottom of the ninth inning which lifted the Mystic Schooners to a 7-6 win over the Newport Gulls in a New England Collegiate Baseball League game on Saturday night at Fitch High School.

UCONN

UConn men land prize point guard

Georgia star Alterique Gilbert, a top 40 recruit and member of the Class of 2016, commits to the UConn men's on the Fourth of July.

COLLEGES

Huskers' Riley on expectations, Osborne, 'nice guy' persona

Q&A: Nebraska's Riley talks expectations, Osborne and being 'nicest guy in college football'

CT SUN

Sky beat Sun with late burst 77-74

Allie Quigley made two go-ahead free throws with 15.4 seconds left to give the Chicago Sky a 77-74 win over the Connecticut Sun on Thursday.

Sun forced to face Sky without Kelsey Bone following suspension

Connecticut Sun center Kelsey Bone has been suspended one game and will miss tonight's home game against the Chicago Sky as punishment for throwing an elbow to Natalie Achonwa's head during Tuesday's loss to the Indiana Fever.

HIGH SCHOOL

The Day's All-Area Boys' Tennis Player of the Year: St. Bernard's Alex Zuczek

In his first two years at St. Bernard, Alex Zuczek has won the Eastern Connecticut Conference’s boys’ tennis championship twice, with both victories coming against his older brother Nick. Zuczek attributes his success and abilities to...

ON THE AIR

Baseball

7 p.m., ESPN — MLB: All-Star Game reserves selection show from Bristol.

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

8 p.m., ESPN — MLB: St. Louis Cardinals at Chicago Cubs.

10 p.m., SNY, WOR (710) — MLB: New York Mets at San Francisco Giants.

Basketball

9 p.m., CSN — NBA Summer League: Boston Celtics at Utah Jazz. 

Cycling

7 a.m., NBCSN — Tour de France.

Tennis

7 a.m., ESPN2 — Wimbledon from London.

8 a.m., ESPN — Wimbledon from London.