| Mar 26, 2014
| 4:47 PM
In the 1940s, we lived in the country. Every Sunday, after Mass, before we drove home, my father bought the Hartford Courant from a young man selling them from a stack on the wide asphalt expanse in front of church. My brother and I weren't allowed to...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 5:06 PM
PITTSBURGH — When the Kings wrap up their three-game, four-day trip Thursday against Pittsburgh, they'll also finish the non-conference portion of their schedule.
They might not want it to end because they've had such success against the East this...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 8:43 AM
Asked how he was feeling Wednesday, Matt Grogan said, “A little sore, but it’s definitely worth it.”
Grogan, the senior goalie for the UConn hockey team, made 58 saves Tuesday night as the Huskies defeated No. 9 Providence on the road,...
| Feb 22, 2014
To commemorate Geno Auriemma's 1,000th game at UConn on Saturday at Houston, The Courant reached out to many of those who helped play a role in his Hall of Fame career since he came to the school in 1985. Here is some of what resulted:
The Guarding Of...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 11:10 AM
For most viewers, Olympic figure skating can be a subjective and murky sport, the difference between medals and also-ran status found in small gradations not visible to the naked eye.
But in Wednesday night’s prime-time short skate from Sochi,...
| Feb 23, 2014
Are we inherently a musical state?
At the very least, we seem to have always been a state that likes to sing.
During the Colonial and Revolutionary days, we did most of our singing in church. And we took our church singing very seriously....
| Mar 9, 2014
| 8:13 AM
Instru-metal trio Russian Circles long has been a heavyweight presence in the local scene, releasing five albums, including last year's monstrous "Memorial," over the course of its decade together. Now that the band has both a burger and a beer to its...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Richard Bland College of Petersburg, coached by Kecoughtan High graduate Chuck Moore, has ascended to No. 1 in the National Junior College Athletic Association rankings in its first season.
Its all-freshman roster...
| Dec 28, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Singer Chris Brown has listed the house in the Hollywood Hills that bore his graffiti-like artwork at $1.92 million.
If would-be buyers are disappointed that his exterior scrawling has been painted over with a coat of drab green, there's still plenty to...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 7:24 PM
With the Kings heading off to the gambling capital of the world, Las Vegas, for two exhibitions, it almost seemed appropriate to ask a percentage-based question.
Kings captain Dustin Brown continues to improve in his recovery from a hamstring injury...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Possibly the best-known export Finland has produced outside of Nokia, hockey player Teemu Selanne is scoring at the local box office in documentary "The Finnish Flash -- the Teemu Selanne Story."
The doc about the star of the NHL's Anaheim Ducks, with...