COLUMNS

'Mean tweets' don't bother Delle Donne whatsoever

It is unclear whether the term “hater” existed before the Internet. Doubtful. Just...

Connecticut's survival skills are just fine

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

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LOCAL ROUNDUP

East Lyme forces Waterford's hand in Babe Ruth 14 tournament

East Lyme topped Waterford 12-0 in six innings Wednesday in the District 6 Babe Ruth 14-year-old championship round, setting up today’s winner-take-all final at 5:30 p.m.

East Lyme, Ledyard to meet again today in Babe Ruth 13-year-old final

East Lyme lives to fight another day after fending off undefeated Ledyard 4-3 Wednesday in the Babe Ruth 13, double-elimination district tournament championship round. Both teams now have one loss, and will face off again today to decide the...

Local roundup: Tigers make it three straight by sweeping ValleyCats

Norwich — Right fielder Joey Havrilak threw out the tying run at the plate to end the game and the Connecticut Tigers won their third straight, completing a series sweep over the Tri-City ValleyCats with a 2-1 victory Tuesday night at Dodd...

PROFESSIONAL

Punchless Mets lose again

Starlin Castro legged out a run-scoring infield single in the 11th inning, and the Chicago Cubs blanked the punchless New York Mets 2-0 Wednesday night for their second consecutive shutout at Citi Field.

Yankees end their slide

Garrett Jones, Nathan Eovaldi salvage Yankees' trip finale, 3-1 over Angels

ON THE AIR

Baseball

1 p.m., SNY, WOR (710) — MLB: Chicago Cubs at New York Mets.

7 p.m., NESN, WTIC (1080-AM), WEEI (103.7-FM) — MLB: Boston Red Sox at Toronto Blue Jays.

7 p.m., MLB Network — MLB: San Diego Padres at St. Louis Cardinals.

7 p.m., WICH (1310-AM) — NYP: Connecticut Tigers at Lowell Spinners.

8:30 p.m., ESPN — NCAA exhibition: Home Run Derby from Omaha, Neb.

Basketball

7 p.m., wnba.com/sun — WNBA: Chicago Sky at Connecticut Sun.

Football

8:30 p.m., ESPN2 — CFL: Hamilton Tiger-Cats at Winnipeg Blue Bombers.

Golf

9:30 a.m., Golf Channel — European PGA: French Open from Paris.

12:30 p.m., Golf Channel — Web.com: Nova Scotia Open from Halifax.

4 p.m., Golf Channel — PGA: Greenbrier Classic from White Sulphur Springs, W.Va.

4:30 a.m. (Friday), Golf Channel — European PGA: French Open from Paris.

Tennis

7 a.m., ESPN — Wimbledon from London.

CT SUN

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.

Fever end Sun's win streak at seven

Connecticut Sun center Kelsey Bone made a costly flagrant foul late in Tuesday's game as it had its seven-game winning streak snapped by the Indiana Fever, 92-84.