UConn senior

MarieElena Bolles

(Villa Maria), who led the Huskies to their third NCAA field hockey national championship, is a recipient of the Honda Sports Award, presented to the top field hockey player in the nation.

Bolles, who beat out Michigan's Rachael Mack, Maryland's Jill Witmer, and North Carolina's Emily Wold, is now a finalist for the collegiate women athlete of the year award.

AFL The defending American Conference Champion Soul announced the return of Phil Bogle as assistant head coach and line coach for the 2014 season. Bogle enters his third season as a Soul coach.

WINTER SPORTS Steven Holcomb of the United States drove to victory in a two-man bobsled World Cup race, giving him five straight wins to start the season. Holcomb and push athlete Steve Langton finished two runs in 1 minute, 50.62 seconds at Mount Van Hoevenberg in Lake Placid, N.Y.

Beat Hefti and Alex Baumann of Switzerland edged Nick Cunningham and Dallas Robinson of the U.S. by 0.01 seconds for second place.

Matt Antoine got his first victory and Noelle Pikus-Pace continued her winning ways, as the United States swept the men's and women's World Cup skeleton races in Lake Placid.

GOLF Defending champions Kenny Perry and Sean O'Hair shot an 8-under 64 in modified alternate-shot play for a share of the first-round lead in the Franklin Templeton Shootout in Florida.

Propelled by a hole in one, Sergio Garcia carded a 7-under 65 to share the lead with Justin Rose halfway through the Thailand Championship.

SOCCER The New York Red Bulls acquired Philadelphia native Bobby Convey from Toronto FC for two draft picks. Convey signed a new contract after the trade.

U.S. Soccer broke with tradition and gave Jurgen Klinsmann a four-year extension before the World Cup.

Bayern Munich will play against a MLS all-star selection in Portland, Ore., on Aug. 6.

COLLEGE FOOTBALL Quarterback Everett Golson was readmitted to Notre Dame after being suspended for the fall semester for what he termed "poor judgment on a test."

JURISPRUDENCE A lawyer for the woman who accused Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston of sexual assault asked Florida's attorney general to independently examine the rape investigation.

- Staff and wire reports