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  • 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...
  • Hurricane Sandy's Climate Change Message

    Let Hurricane Sandy be our tipping point toward a better America. First, we're all in this together. As the wind strengthened and the hurricane neared, the political negativity and hostility waned. There's nothing like a common adversary to unite us,...
  • State Ignores Crumbling Mansfield School

    A photographer friend called a few weeks ago, from the grounds of the former Mansfield Training School in Mansfield. "One of the buildings has a hole in the roof with a tree growing through it," he said. He knew I had written extensively about the state'...
  • Bombing Snakes With Poisoned Mice

    Imagine you're on your favorite beach enjoying a good book. Into your lap falls a dead mouse tied to a whirling streamer. What do you do? On a Connecticut beach, you freak out. But if you're on Guam, you brush it off as business as usual, knowing that...
  • As Clock Ticks, International Cooperation Saves Earth

    A truly international response to Syria's use of chemical weapons is needed. Yet confusion reigns because Earth is a closed system of leaders and followers, and alliances and counter-alliances. But what if the threat to world stability were coming from...