| Aug 23, 2014
| 3:18 PM
Thousands of people marched peacefully through Staten Island on Saturday, chanting “No justice, no peace” and “I can’t breathe” as they protested the death of Eric Garner, who died after a New York police officer subdued...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 9:24 PM
The controversial death of a New York City man who was placed in a chokehold by police was formally ruled a homicide Friday, a move that will almost certainly place the officers in front of a grand jury and heighten tensions between residents and the...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 4:08 PM
As a 52-year-old, African-American woman who has devoted her life to a ministry of human rights and community building, my heart is burdened by the senseless death of Michael Brown, 18, at the hands of a police officer in Ferguson, Mo.
| Aug 13, 2014
| 3:31 PM
Amadou Diallo. Manuel Loggins Jr. Ronald Madison. Sean Bell. Eric Garner. And now, Michael Brown.
All of them were black men who died at the hands of law enforcement officers.
They are a handful of such cases since 1999, when Diallo, an unarmed man...
| Sep 13, 2014
| 6:47 PM
Derek Victory threw three second-half touchdown passes, and Coast Guard rallied for a 42-31 victory over Merchant Marine on Saturday in New London to win the Secretaries' Cup matchup for the first time since 2010.
Victory was 20 of 31 for 281 yards and...
| Sep 6, 2014
| 7:47 PM
FAIRFIELD, Conn. — For the second straight year, the first time Sacred Heart kicked off to Lafayette, the Leopards turned it into a touchdown Saturday night on Campus Field.
And for the second straight year, that electrifying run wasn't enough...
| Sep 6, 2014
| 7:50 PM
R.J. Noel ran for two touchdowns and passed for one to help Sacred Heart to a 27-14 victory over Lafayette Saturday in a nonleague game in Fairfield.
Chris Rogers added field goals of 37 and 35 yards for the Pioneers (2-0), who outscored Lafayette 13-0...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 9:36 AM
When asked for 2014 expectations, Lafayette quarterback Drew Reed last month said: "That's something I try not to think about. I don't read the blogs, the Internet things, don't watch the videos or what people have to say about me or the team. It's...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 10:21 AM
The day after the George Zimmerman verdict, I hadn't cried for Trayvon Martin yet. I was still stunned, kind of punch drunk from injustice. I walked into Starbucks after hearing about the demonstrations and passionate protests on Trayvon's behalf, and...
| Sep 8, 2013
So much had been made in the preseason about the experience on Lafayette’s offensive line. Five starters returning … all of them stronger than ever because of their weight room regimen … even some virtual guarantees by the players that.....
| Sep 1, 2013
I’d like to try to keep track weekly of how the Lafayette football opponents are doing. Here’s the Week 1 report. SACRED HEART (1-0) – Defeated Marist 37-21. SHU 234 yds rushing, 201 passing. Rushing plays, 53; pass plays, 34.......