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  • Stephen Girasuolo Moves Beyond The State Of 'Orange Alert'

    Stephen Girasuolo Moves Beyond The State Of 'Orange Alert'
    Stephen Girasuolo wants you to know that "Orange Alert"is not a play about 9/11. But it has haunting echoes of that tragic date as it follows six troubled people who work around Ground Zero, living their present-day lives in a state of suspended...
  • The Prospector: Kickers getting extra work hoping to land college scholarships

    The Prospector: Kickers getting extra work hoping to land college scholarships
    At most high school football practices, there will be a person off to the side, by himself, kicking a couple of balls around and chasing them down. He's anonymous. He may join the squad at the end of practice for sprints. He'll be in the huddle for the...
  • Conference realignment could trickle down to ACC

    Conference realignment could trickle down to ACC
    - Nebraska's Big 10 decision could come by Friday - ACC might have to act to save schools or expand - Can you see an ACC with West Virginia or Connecticut? Concluding yet another what-if conversation about conference realignment Tuesday, a plugged-...
  • Watson Triumphs On A Day That Had It All

    If you saw the pitching wedge Bubba Watson topped from a fairway bunker into the water on the 17th hole, you saw a piece of it. If you saw his monster drive on 18, the one that bounced off the cart path 396 yards into Travelers Championship legend, yes,...
  • Dixon's Journey Made Him A Leader

    Dixon's Journey Made Him A Leader
    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...
  • 'Undersized' RBs like Eric Cleveland and Jalen Singleton get the short end of the stick

    'Undersized' RBs like Eric Cleveland and Jalen Singleton get the short end of the stick
    When it was time to be measured at Central Michigan's football camp last summer, Bishop Moore tailback Jalen Singleton stepped up, straightened his torso and leaned toward the tape measure fixed to the wall. It began at 5 feet 6 inches. Singleton's head...
  • Kemba Walker Embraced The Process

    Kemba Walker Embraced The Process
    STORRS — Jim Calhoun was using Charlie Villanueva as a comparison, but the truth is the UConn coach could have inserted the names of hundreds of college basketball players. The difference with Kemba Walker, Calhoun insisted, is he didn't have to...
  • Bowl destination easy; opponent more difficult

    Bowl destination easy; opponent more difficult
    Virginia Tech's possible bowl opponents include both schools embroiled in the Cam Newton mess, a traditional and occasionally loathed rival, the presumptive No. 1 pick of April's NFL draft and Frank Beamer's son. The Hokies' postseason destination is...
  • Not Women's Or Men's, Just Greatness

    Tina Charles flew in from Russia. Kemba Walker, Randy Edsall, Richard Blumenthal — the who's who of Connecticut — descended from all parts Nutmeg. In the middle of Geno Auriemma's postgame press conference on this historic night, even the...
  • Study Shows Scales Of Justice Askew When It Comes To Death Penalty

    Now that the Cheshire killers are headed to death row, we can all breathe easy, knowing that Connecticut sparingly, but justly, gives the worst of the worst the death penalty. If only that were the case. A former Yale Law School professor's long-running...
  • Gun Control Easiest Problem To Address

    My wrap-up column for the year concerns the single event that dominates all others: the mass murder at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown. I grew up with guns. On the farm, there were rifles tucked in the corner of the entry hall. They were there...