| Apr 8, 2009
Congratulations to NEXXICE of Canada for winning the world synchronized skating championship in Zagreb and ending a long Scandinavian stranglehold on the title. And a laurel and hearty handshake to the Miami Heat on its fourth consecutive NBA Dance......
| Oct 4, 2014
| 3:05 PM
The University of Connecticut Foundation has spent about $75,000 to renovate the home it bought for $660,000 last year in Hartford's West End, as a fancy outpost for school President Susan Herbst to entertain donors and spend the night when she's got...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 3:11 PM
Plagiarism has reared its pernicious head in Connecticut's gubernatorial race.
Last week, the campaign staff for Republican candidate Tom Foley posted a plan for improving Connecticut's cities. The opposing campaign quickly accused him of plagiarizing...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 2:24 PM
Our lives are sprinkled with new years. Most popular is the calendar year. Most exciting is the school year. Most regular is the astronomical year. Most political is the fiscal year. Most invisible is the water year, which begins and ends on Oct. 1....
| Sep 30, 2014
| 11:21 AM
Transportation in this country is dependent on oil for 93 percent of the miles we drive. The remaining 7 percent of the energy used for transportation comes from biofuels and natural gas, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration. In a chart...
| Jan 3, 2010
Andre Dixon took us into his locker room. Randy Edsall took us into his heart.
It was quite a tour.
UConn saved its most complete performance for last. The Huskies ended the longest football season known to man Saturday by picking up the yoke a final...
| Nov 17, 2009
Not long ago I got into it with the YouTube investment wizard and U.S. Senate candidate Peter Schiff over college loans and the ever-increasing price of tuition.
The impish Schiff - who predicted the current economic collapse - hit me with a simple...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 3:40 PM
Shore Up Connecticut is a policy mistake. A state loan program named Shore Back Connecticut would make more sense because retreat from the coast is the only viable long-term option. Recent developments in Antarctica have made this crystal clear.
| Aug 26, 2009
Jasper Howard is a talker. He talks to his mom in Florida twice a day. He talks to the wide receivers in drills, oh, twice a minute.
He'll jump up from a set of post-practice push-ups to talk about the tattoos across his midsection dedicated to his...
| Apr 5, 2009
In their sodium-pentathol moments, NCAA suits had to crave this.
A Michigan State upset of Connecticut in Saturday's Final Four semifinals would not only assure a championship-game madhouse at Ford Field, but also eliminate the chances of their most...
| Mar 12, 2009
Perennial and pointless. Intriguing and infuriating. Comical and confusing.
So goes this college basketball season's jousting over conference supremacy.
ACC or Big East? Carolina or Connecticut? Hansbrough or Harangody?
We stage this debate each...