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BASKETBALLNew London Whalers Basketball Camp — Aug. 9-12 (5:30-8:30 p.m. daily) at Toby May Park, New London. Open to boys and girls entering grades 3-10 from any town. Clinic will help players of all...

Local roundup: New London advances to NE Babe Ruth 15 semis

New London finished unbeaten in pool play at the New England Babe Ruth age 15 baseball tournament, beating Maine champion Skowhegan 11-1 on Sunday.

Puleo drives to SK Lite victory at the Speedbowl

Puleo started 12th in the 19-car field, calmly moved up through the field and roared underneath Buddy Charette with 9 laps to go en route to his first win of the season. Puleo has seven career SK Lite wins, but this was his first since 2018.

New London proud: India Pagan playing for Puerto Rican Olympic women's basketball team

Former New London High School girls' basketball star India Pagan is in Tokyo as a member of the Puerto Rican Olympic women's basketball team. Puerto Rico will play its first game in preliminary-round competition Tuesday against Group C opponent China. Pagan, 22, is a graduate student at Stony Brook University, where she led the Sea Wolves to their first NCAA tournament bid last season and on July 7 was named to the Puerto Rican Olympic team, also making its debut. (Photo courtesy of the Puerto Rican Basketball Federation)

All the obstacles were a memory Friday night when 22-year-old New London native India Pagan walked into Olympic Stadium in Tokyo as a member of the Puerto Rican Olympic women's basketball team, clad in a red dress with a blue and white belt looped...

Sheehan connects twice, pitches three-hitter as Waterford takes Section 3 title

Colby Sheehan homered twice and pitched a complete-game three-hitter for Waterford in an 8-0 win over Clinton for the Section 3 Little League baseball tournament title (ages 10-12).


Local roundup: East Lyme wins 8-10 Region 3 baseball title

Greyson Biggs pitched a one-hitter as East Lyme beat Madison 10-0 in the Little League Baseball (ages 8-10) Section 3 championship game on Saturday.

Local roundup: New London wins Babe Ruth 15 opener

Derrel Mitchell had a single, two runs, two RBI and struck out eight as New London beat North Providence-Smithfield on Friday, 7-4, at the New England Babe Ruth 15-year-old tournament.

Local roundup: East Lyme LL baseball (ages 8-10) reaches Section 3 title game

John Roberts was 3-for-3 with a run scored and Colton Glover pitched 4.1 innings of relief as East Lyme defeated Madison 6-1 Thursday in the Connecticut Section 3 Little League tournament for ages 8-10.


NCAA informs UConn that men's basketball probationary period is over

Penalties included a reduction in scholarships for the 2019-20 academic year and numerous recruiting restrictions that impacted the 2018-19 and 2019-20 academic years.

UConn hires firm to help athletes navigate endorsements

The University of Connecticut has hired an outside firm to help its athletes navigate endorsements and other opportunities that will help them make money from their names, images and likenesses


SEC takeover: Expansion would just mean more power, wealth

SEC Commissioner Greg Sankey speaks to reporters during the NCAA college football Southeastern Conference Media Days Monday, July 19, 2021, in Hoover, Ala. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)

Barring a dramatic change of direction, Texas and Oklahoma are moving toward taking the Red River Rivalry to the Southeastern Conference in a seismic shift that will have repercussions in college sports from coast to coast

New commissioners thrust into conference realignment chaos

Atlantic Coast Conference commissioner Jim Phillips listens to a question during Wednesday's press conference at the ACC media days in Charlotte, N.C. (Nell Redmond/AP Photo)

Conference realignment is returning to college sports at the same time three Power Five leagues are breaking in relatively new commissioners


Ogunbowale, Jonquel Jones lead WNBA All-Stars over U.S. Olympic team 93-85

Team WNBA's Jonquel Jones of the Connecticut Sun drives into Brittney Griner of the U.S. Olympic team during the first half of the WNBA All-Star game Wednesday in Las Vegas. Jones had 18 points, 14 rebounds, four assists, three steals and a blocked shot to help lift the WNBA All-Stars to a 93-85 victory. (John Locher/AP Photo)

Arike Ogunbowale scored 26 points and the WNBA All-Star team beat the U.S. Olympic team 93-85 in the league’s All-Star Game

U.S. Olympic team expects competitive game vs WNBA All-Stars

Jonquel Jones of the Connecticut Sun shoots during practice for the WNBA All-Star team Tuesday in Las Vegas. The All-Stars will take on the U.S. Olympic team on Wednesday at Michelob Ultra Arena at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino. (John Locher/AP Photo)

Both the U.S. Olympic team and the WNBA All-Stars expect a competitive game in the league’s showcase


U.S. loses to France in men's basketball, 25-game Olympic win streak ends

France's Evan Fournier (10) drives to the basket past the United States' Bam Adebayo, right, during a men's basketball preliminary round game at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Sunday, July 25, 2021, in Saitama, Japan. France won 83-76. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

France dealt the U.S. a major blow in basketball once again

Improbable rally lifts Red Sox past Yankees, 5-4

Boston Red Sox's Enrique Hernandez, center, celebrates with teammates after scoring on a sacrifice fly by Xander Bogaerts in the eighth inning of a baseball game against the New York Yankees, Sunday, July 25, 2021, in Boston. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

Held hitless into the eighth inning by Domingo Germán and looking feeble, Alex Verdugo and the Boston Red Sox suddenly erupted for five runs to shake Fenway Park and storm past the New York Yankees 5-4

Dodgers put star OF Mookie Betts on IL with hip inflammation

Los Angeles Dodgers' Mookie Betts watches his double off Colorado Rockies relief pitcher Mychal Givens during the seventh inning of a baseball game Saturday, July 17, 2021, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

The Los Angeles Dodgers have put All-Star right fielder Mookie Betts on the 10-day injured list with right hip inflammation

Lee wins her 1st major after beating Lee6 in playoff

Minjee Lee, of Australia hits a shot during the last round of the Evian Championship women's golf tournament in Evian, eastern France, Sunday, July 25, 2021. (AP Photo)

Australian golfer Minjee Lee has won a sudden-death playoff against overnight leader Jeongeun Lee6 to clinch the Evian Championship for her first major title



5 p.m., SNY, WCBS (880-AM) — MLB: Atlanta Braves at New York Mets in a doubleheader.

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


7 p.m., ESPN2 — The Basketball Tournament from Peoria, Ill.


6 a.m., Tennis Channel — ATP Generali Open from Kitzbuhel, Austria.

1:30 p.m., Tennis Channel — ATP Atlanta Open.

Summer Olympics

4:55 a.m., NBCSN, USA, CNBC — Coverage continues from Tokyo.

8 p.m., Ch. 30, NBCSN, USA, CNBC — Coverage resumes from Tokyo.