| Jun 27, 2013
| 5:34 AM
For Merritt Island linebacker Ty Schwab, there was never any question as to where he wanted to play college football.
So when Boston College head coach Steve Addazio offered him a scholarship during a phone conversation on Monday, the rest of the...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 11:33 AM
Instead of continuing his attempts to climb the baseball ladder, former Orioles minor league first baseman Mike Flacco has traded in his glove and bat for a pair of football cleats and a helmet.
The younger brother of Ravens quarterback and Super Bowl...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 9:20 AM
The University of Connecticut earlier this month banned all sex between professors and undergraduate students. Yale University did the same in 2010. (Well, at least both schools have tried to ban it.)
The idea is to protect both students and the...
| May 21, 2013
| 7:20 AM
Malcolm Tent and Brute Force
w/ Michelle Riganese. Thursday, May 23, 9 p.m. Two Boots of Bridgeport, 281 Fairfield Ave., Bridgeport. (203) 331-1377. Free. twobootsbridgeport.com
Malcolm Tent's beloved Danbury shop Trash American Style has been...
| Jan 17, 2013
Columbia student Benjamin Jarvis, a senior majoring in engineering, earned dean's list status at Messiah College, in Grantham, Pa., for the fall term.
Washington College, in Chestertown, announced that Rachel Thompson achieved dean's list recognition for...
| Dec 21, 2012
| 5:26 PM
The National Rifle Association's response Friday to the Newtown school massacre — a proposal to post armed police officers in every school in the country — failed to impress many in Connecticut on a day when funerals were still being held...
| Dec 22, 2012
| 11:22 AM
It has become part of college sports -- as ingrained as dunks and FieldTurf -- for large universities to accept prized basketball and football recruits and other athletes under more forgiving admissions criteria than are used for other students.
| Dec 17, 2012
| 8:28 PM
At the Lathrop School of Dance on Main Street, a gaggle of pint-sized 4-year-olds hopped around and flapped their arms and wiggled their tail feathers Monday morning, practicing the Chicken Dance under the tutelage of Miss Diane.
It might have taken the...
| May 14, 2013
| 12:10 PM
At least 29 people in Connecticut have died in the past seven years after deadly encounters with cops: 18 shot to death; probably 11 more after being hit by police Tasers.
Almost 59 percent of those fatal incidents involved blacks or Latinos,...
| May 8, 2013
| 6:49 AM
Fans of Miles Davis' electric period — a dozen or so albums roughly spanning the years 1968-75 — can close their eyes and conjure up 1972's On the Corner: the relentless hi-hat, hypnotic bass ostinatos, darting guitars, tablas and struck...
| Apr 19, 2013
| 11:01 AM
Old Dominion basketball coach Jeff Jones skewed local and familiar with his first two assistant coaches, Lamar Barrett and John Richardson.
Barrett, a native of Franklin, worked for Jones at American University the past three years and has extensive...