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Ortiz homers twice as Red Sox win fifth straight

Toronto — One day after promising he was "about to get hotter than Jamaica in the middle of August," David Ortiz hit two towering home runs.

Niantic moves on in Legion tourney by rallying past NL

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East Lyme - Apparently Niantic is in its comfort zone playing comeback baseball.

Niantic has come to life this season time-and-time again when facing a deficit, and did it again Monday in the second round of the American Legion state...

High School Sports

The Day's All-Area Girls' Lacrosse Player of the Year: Stonington's Elizabeth Morrison

Premium Content It's a story that should speak for itself. Elizabeth Morrison, Stonington High School, graduated last month as the school's all-time leader in goals (77) and assists (32) in field hockey, a two-time first team Class S all-state defender...

The Day's All-Area Boys' Lacrosse Player of the Year: East Lyme's Greg Swenson

Premium Content Greg Swenson was at home in the goal for ECC champion East Lyme

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Fitch Falcons defeats Sacred Heart Academy in Class L

Fitch Falcons defeats Sacred Heart Academy 3-1 in Class L.


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Rangers rally thanks in part to five Yankee errors

New York — Shane Greene had little trouble finding the plate. Throwing to first was his problem.

Seager, Ackley lead Mariners past Mets 5-2

Seattle — Jonathon Niese was back on the mound and felt no discomfort in his left shoulder. David Wright hit an RBI single on the 10th anniversary of his major...

It's the end of the line for Giants' Snee

East Rutherford, N.J. — The pain got to be too much for Chris Snee.

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Wilson cleared to practice with Giants

Connecticut Sun

Schimmel’s 29 leads East over West

Phoenix — Showtime Shoni had quite the All-Star debut.

Sun sign veteran Hoffman and waive Cain

Premium Content The Connecticut Sun made a roster move Friday, signing veteran forward Ebony Hoffman to a contract for the rest of the season and waiving Kelley Cain.

UConn & College Sports

UConn’s Stewart honored at ESPYs

UConn was well-represented at the ESPYs on Wednesday night in Los Angeles. Women's basketball standout Breanna Stewart won Best Female College Athlete, while former UConn forward Maya Moore was tabbed as the Best WNBA Player.

UConn has...

Cochran nominated for AFCA Good Works Team

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UConn quarterback Casey Cochran, who starred at New London and Masuk, has been nominated for the 2014 Allstate American Football Coaches Association Good Works Team.

The team recognizes players whose charitable involvement and community...

NCAA suggests contact limits for football practice

The NCAA is suggesting that football teams hold no more than two contact practices per week during the season in guidelines that grew out of a safety and concussion summit early this year.

Jackson de-commits from UConn and will attend Georgia

Premium Content Class of 2015 recruit Will Jackson, who gave UConn a verbal commitment in February, has decided to stay close to home and attend the University of Georgia.

Local Sports

Local roundup: Waterford 15s clinch spot in Babe Ruth state semis

Premium Content Waterford - Waterford completed a perfect run through pool play by rallying for a 7-3 victory over Simsbury in the Connecticut Babe Ruth 15-year-old state tournament Monday night.

 

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