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The Day's All-Area Golfer of the Year: Grasso Tech's Trevor Hutchinson

Premium Content During his waking hours, Trevor Hutchinson spends the majority of his time at the golf course.

Ledyard chooses Chiasson as baseball coach

Premium Content Scott Chiasson pours every ounce of energy into coaching baseball. A former major league pitcher, he loves the sport.

World Cup

Argentina vs. Germany: How they compare

Rio De Janeiro — The best player in the world goes up against the ultimate team machine, on the world's biggest stage.

Brazil's misery worsens with Argentina in final

Sao Paulo — After their own World Cup hopes fell apart in the most humiliating way, Brazilians must now grapple with the prospect that things could get even worse.

Neymar thankful he's not in a wheelchair now

Brasilia, Brazil — Neymar became emotional when talking Thursday about the injury that ruled him out of the World Cup, saying that if the knee to his back had been slightly more to one side he "could be in a...

Van Gaal: I taught Romero how to stop penalties

Sao Paulo — Louis van Gaal took some credit for showing Argentina's Sergio Romero how to stop penalties, advice that cost the Netherlands coach dearly on Wednesday.

High School Sports

Fitch High School dismisses baseball coach Marc Peluso

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Groton - Marc Peluso has been dismissed as the head baseball coach at Fitch High School, school sources said Wednesday.

The job has also been posted on the website of the Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference, the state's...

The Day's Spring All-Area teams to appear beginning Friday

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We celebrate the end of the 2013-14 school year by publishing The Day's nine Spring All-Area teams, which will begin running in Friday's edition. In each sport, The Day will name a Player of the Year, as well as an all-star team made up of...

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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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Pro Sports

Tanaka has partially torn elbow ligament

Cleveland — Masahiro Tanaka has a partially torn ligament in his right elbow, and the New York Yankees hope their rookie sensation will be able to pitch again this...

Indians come alive late and rout Yankees

Cleveland — Roberto Perez knows how to make a good first impression.

Boston's Carp just happy to be back

Boston — Mike Carp spent more than a month on the disabled list with a broken right foot. He watched the Boston Red Sox struggle, wishing he could contribute.

Braves avoid sweep as Harang quiets Mets

New York — Bartolo Colon's final line against the Atlanta Braves didn't look so bad. If not for the first inning, it would've been a whole lot better for the...

Connecticut Sun

Catchings rallies Fever past Sun

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Indianapolis - All-Star Tamika Catchings led Indiana with 21 points and Briann January added 13 to lift the Fever past the Connecticut Sun 72-68 on Thursday, with Connecticut having led by 14 points late in the third quarter.

In just...

Connecticut Sun continue menacing road trip in Indiana

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Catch is back, and that's bad news for the Connecticut Sun and the rest of the Eastern Conference.

Perennial All-Star Tamika Catchings is back on the court for the Indiana Fever after missing half of the WNBA season to a sore back. She and...

UConn & College Sports

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.

Ex-UConn soccer great Pedro DeBrito dies following accident in Miami

Premium Content Pedro DeBrito, an All-American and key member of UConn's 1981 NCAA championship men's soccer team, died Saturday from injuries sustained in a car accident on July 3 in Miami, Florida. He was 55.

Coast Guard men's basketball to take part in Armed Forces Classic

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The Coast Guard Academy men's basketball team will open its season against Hampden-Sydney College on Friday, Nov. 14, as part of the Armed Forces Classic on the United States Coast Guard Air Station Borinquen in Puerto Rico. The game will be...

Local Sports

Local roundup: Ledyard-Pawcatuck sneaks a rare one past first-place Niantic

Premium Content Stonington - Ryan Francis doubled home Troy Stefanski in the bottom of the ninth inning to give Ledyard-Pawcatuck a 2-1 victory over first-place Niantic in a Zone VI American Legion baseball game on Thursday night at...

Waterford Babe Ruth 15s roll through District 6 tournament

Premium Content Waterford - At no point in this tournament was the sixth inning required in any Waterford game.


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Auto Racing

11:30 a.m., FS1 - NASCAR Sprint Cup Camping World RV Sales 301 practice from Loudon, N.H.

1 p.m., FS1 - NASCAR Nationwide Sta-Green 200 practice from Loudon, N.H.

3 p.m., FS1 - NASCAR Nationwide Sta-Green 200 final practice from Loudon, N.H.

4 p.m., NBCSN - IndyCar Iowa Corn Indy 300 qualifying from Newton. (taped today)

4:30 p.m., FS1 - NASCAR Sprint Cup Camping World RV Sales 301 qualifying from Loudon, N.H.

7 p.m., FS1 - NASCAR Truck American Ethanol 200 qualifying from Newton, Iowa. (taped today)

8:30 p.m., FS1 - NASCAR Truck American Ethanol 200 from Newton, Iowa.


4 p.m., MLB Network - MLB: Atlanta Braves at Chicago Cubs.

6:30 p.m., teamline.cc - NECBL: Mystic Schooners at Plymouth Pilgrims. (enter team code 6301)

7 p.m., YES, WFAN (660-AM) - MLB: New York Yankees at Baltimore Orioles.

7 p.m., SNY, WOR (710-AM) - MLB: Miami Marlins at New York Mets.

7 p.m., WICH (1310-AM) - NYP: Auburn Doubledays at Connecticut Tigers.

8 p.m., NESN, WTIC (1080-AM), WEEI (103.7-FM) - MLB: Boston Red Sox at Houston Astros.

8 p.m., MLB Network - MLB: St. Louis Cardinals at Milwaukee Brewers.


9 p.m., ESPN2 - Tureano Johnson vs. Mike Gavronski in a middleweight bout from Shelton, Wash.


8 a.m., NBCSN - Tour de France.


10 p.m., ESPNEWS - CFL: Ottawa Redblacks at Edmonton Eskimos.


5:30 a.m., Golf Channel - European PGA: Scottish Open from Aberdeen, Scotland.

9 a.m., ESPN2 - Women's British Open from Southport, England.

3 p.m., Golf Channel - PGA: John Deere Classic from Silvis, Ill.

4 p.m., ESPN2 - USGA U.S. Senior Open Championship from Edmond, Okla.

6 p.m., Golf Channel - Web.com: Utah Championship from Sandy.


11 p.m., NBCSN - MLS: D.C. United at San Jose Earthquakes.


9 p.m., ESPN - World Cup: United States vs. Japan from Irvine, Calif.

Talk Show

6:05 p.m., WICH (1310-AM) - Sports Talk with Bill Donovan.