HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut's attorney general's office says it is reviewing the contract that would have the University of Connecticut rejoin the Big East conference for basketball and other sports.
GROTON — Pawcatuck scored five runs in the top of the fourth and topped Montville, 9-2, in the Little League District 10, 10-12 baseball tournament opener Saturday at Burrows Field.
CHARLESTOWN — Westerly's Tommy Bousquet topped the field in the Ray Cherenzia Back Road Ramble 5.8-mile trail race Sunday at Camp Watchaug.
DANBURY — TT Bowens homered, doubled and drove in three runs as the Mystic Schooners defeated the Danbury Westerners, 10-4, in a New England Collegiate Baseball League game Saturday.
WATERFORD — East Lyme scored six runs in the sixth inning and defeated Pawcatuck, 13-4, in the 15-year-old District 6 Babe Ruth baseball tournament at Millstone Park on Sunday.
WEST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The presidents of the schools in the Big East voted Monday to extend an invitation to UConn to rejoin the conference for basketball and other sports.
At A GlanceAll Times EDTNorth DivisionWLPct.GBScranton/Wilkes-Barre (Yankees)4429.603—Buffalo (Blue Jays)3836.5146½Syracuse (Mets)3639.4809Lehigh Valley (Phillies)3438.4729½Rochester (Twins)3439.46610Pawtucket (Red Sox)3142.42513South DivisionWLPct.GBDurham (Rays)4529.608—Gwinnett (Braves)41…
CHERRY HILL, N.J. (AP) — In a story June 23 about regional differences in sports betting legalization, The Associated Press reported erroneously that sports betting has been legalized in two states in the Deep South. It has been legalized in only one Deep South state, Mississippi. The story …
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Alex Rodriguez had to make some adjustments when he switched from shortstop to third base after signing with the New York Yankees. He is having the same type of learning curve as a game analyst.
WOOD RIVER JCT. — One bad inning cost the Chariho Connie Mack baseball team Saturday against unbeaten Cranston as the Chargers fell, 2-1.
MYSTIC — Waterford edged Mystic, 2-1, in the District 10 10-11 Little League All-Star baseball tournament Friday at Rossie Field.
WOOD RIVER JCT. — For Chariho High's softball team, the success of this season didn't end with junior pitcher Kate Powers and senior second baseman Caitlin O'Leary.
WATERFORD — Creighton Wesson dominated on the mound and drove in three runs to lead the Pawcatuck Babe Ruth 15s over New London, 13-1, in the first round of the District 6 baseball tournament Friday at the Millstone Park Babe Ruth field.
CROMWELL, Conn. (AP) — Chez Reavie was plodding along during the third round of the Travelers Championship, watching playing partner Zack Sucher extend his lead.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A University of Connecticut official says the school is working to leave the American Athletic Conference and return to the Big East for basketball and other sports.
NEW YORK (AP) — Looking for a big start, the New York Yankees found an unorthodox spot for Aaron Judge in his long-awaited return to the lineup.
STONINGTON — Perhaps the biggest factor in the success that sprinter Gwen Andersen enjoyed this season for the Stonington High girls track team was her health.
WOOD RIVER JCT. — John Pellegrino struck out 11 and pitched a complete game as the Chariho Connie Mack team defeated Coventry, 10-2, on Saturday.
EAST LYME — Grace Cosmopolous tripled twice as Groton/Mystic defeated Pawcatuck, 14-6, in the District 10 Little League 10-12 softball tournament Wednesday night.
NORWICH — Dennis Lambert finished with a 77 to top the field in Flight A during a South Eastern New England Senior Golf Association event Monday at Norwich Golf Club.
UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Shekinna Stricklen made seven 3-pointers and scored 24 points and the Connecticut Sun beat the Atlanta Dream 86-76 on Friday night to extend their franchise-record, regular-season home winning streak to 13 games.
PAWTUCKET, R.I. (AP) — Roger Clemens only pitched in seven games for the Pawtucket Red Sox during a six-week stopover on his way from the Texas Longhorns to the major leagues.
NEW YORK (AP) — Fresh off a power-packed win, the New York Yankees' clubhouse was pumpin' and thumpin'. Until some mysterious DJ suddenly turned down the volume.
WESTERLY — Lawyers have nothing on lacrosse players when it comes to arguing the merits of possession.
CHICAGO (AP) — The New York Mets fired pitching coach Dave Eiland and bullpen coach Chuck Hernández on Thursday, and named Phil Regan interim pitching coach, Ricky Bones interim bullpen coach and Jeremy Accardo interim pitching strategist.
CROMWELL, Conn. (AP) — A week of major championship pressure at the U.S. Open and a cross-country trip made for a lot of tired players at the Travelers Championship. Greens made soft by rain on a relatively easy course helped perk up many of them Thursday.
BOSTON (AP) — A federal grand jury is investigating the sale of the Harvard fencing coach's suburban Boston home for nearly double its assessed value to a man whose son was later admitted to the school and joined the team, according to a newspaper report.
At A GlanceAll Times EDTEastern DivisionWLPct.GBTrenton (Yankees)3827.585—Reading (Phillies)3928.582—Hartford (Rockies)3730.5522Binghamton (Mets)3429.5403New Hampshire (Blue Jays)3136.4638Portland (Red Sox)2740.40312Western DivisionWLPct.GBHarrisburg (Nationals)4228.600—Altoona (Pirates)3532…
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Three Connecticut girls who have run high school track have filed a federal discrimination complaint saying a statewide policy on transgender athletes has cost them top finishes in races and possibly college scholarships.
WESTERLY — Westerly High's top two singles players — Blake Busch and Ryan Teixeira — had to do more than produce on the court this season.
At A GlanceAll Times EDTEastern DivisionWLPct.GBTrenton (Yankees)3727.578—Reading (Phillies)3828.576—Hartford (Rockies)3729.5611Binghamton (Mets)3329.5323New Hampshire (Blue Jays)3135.4707Portland (Red Sox)2640.39412Western DivisionWLPct.GBHarrisburg (Nationals)4227.609—Altoona (Pirates)3432…
At A GlanceAll Times EDTNorth DivisionWLPct.GBScranton/Wilkes-Barre (Yankees)3928.582—Syracuse (Mets)3435.4936Rochester (Twins)3234.4856½Lehigh Valley (Phillies)3234.4856½Buffalo (Blue Jays)3235.4787Pawtucket (Red Sox)3038.4419½South DivisionWLPct.GBDurham (Rays)4227.609—Gwinnett (Braves)373…
WOOD RIVER JCT. — Sometimes you just know. Even with the most difficult of choices, the correct decision can often become very clear.
STONINGTON — Stonington High first baseman Jake Verbridge demonstrated constant improvement over the course of the baseball season, and he was rewarded for his efforts.
EXETER — The Rhody Waves Runners, a Westerly 12U softball team, finished 1-2 in pool play at the Exeter-West Greenwich 12U B tournament on Saturday.
STONINGTON — Jay Wosencroft described his reaction to the news he received from Stonington High athletic director Bryan Morrone as an "unbelievable feeling."