| Apr 22, 2014
| 9:14 PM
BOSTON — The signs were there. Oh, the signs were there: "$Ell$bury" and "Sellout" and some others. C'mon, this is Boston. Did anybody with half a brain really believe that Jacoby Ellsbury would be greeted with thunderous adoration when he stepped...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 5:03 PM
UConn's Amida Brimah will have surgery Friday to repair the torn labrum in his left shoulder, which will require a four- to five-month rehabilitation process.
UConn released a statement: "While the condition was not severe enough to warrant surgery...
| Apr 27, 2014
To balance the budget, Hartford Mayor Pedro Segarra is suggesting the city sell its parking facilities to raise some much needed cash.
Why stop at parking facilities? Why not sell other city-owned assets?
I have put together a partial list of some of...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 10:01 PM
LINCOLN, Neb. — A half continent away from Madison Square Garden, the full onslaught of UConn basketball continued Monday night. A half continent away from an ear-shattering Sunday afternoon in an arena players love to call the Mecca of basketball,...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 4:19 PM
There has been a certain obviousness associated with the women's Final Four, almost as if a Notre Dame-UConn national championship game had been etched on a tablet Moses forgot to bring down from Mount Sinai.
As you might imagine, this does not make...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 5:33 PM
HOUSTON — It began in November 1985 at Iona's tiny and dark gym in New Rochelle, N.Y., a game that UConn won, but one that few remember exactly how.
And now 999 games later, UConn's Geno Auriemma's trip to intercollegiate athletic royalty reached...
| Feb 23, 2014
In March 1964, 44-year-old Bridgeport resident Joseph J. Farkes was pulled over for speeding on the Connecticut Turnpike. Typically, Farkes blamed his daughter for blasting the radio and making it impossible for him to judge the car's speed (a sketchy way...
| Feb 23, 2014
Are we inherently a musical state?
At the very least, we seem to have always been a state that likes to sing.
During the Colonial and Revolutionary days, we did most of our singing in church. And we took our church singing very seriously....
| Feb 24, 2014
| 6:24 PM
As the regular season winds down, UConn's opportunities to define — or redefine — itself are dwindling.
"We'll get there," coach Kevin Ollie said after the Huskies' stinging 64-55 loss to Southern Methodist on Sunday. "We do it in spurts, but...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 10:00 AM
Site: Sun Dome, Tampa, Fla.
Time: Wednesday, 7 p.m.
TV: CBS Sports Network (Dave Ryan, Pete Gillen)
Radio: WTIC-AM 1080, WILI-AM 1400, WELI-AM 960. WGCH 1490 (Joe D'Ambrosio, Wayne Norman)
Series history: UConn, 11-2
Last meeting: UConn, 83-40, at XL...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 5:57 PM
TAMPA, Fla. — It has been a long, difficult season for UConn's Omar Calhoun, the longest and most difficult of his basketball life.
"I've never played basketball like this," he said as he arrived in Tampa with his teammates for a game Wednesday...