| Dec 1, 2014
| 6:00 AM
It’s showtime, George McCaskey. It’s your spotlight. It’s your decision. It's your franchise.
This is not Marc Trestman’s deal on Mel Tucker. This is not Phil Emery’s deal on Trestman. This is not Ted Phillips’ deal...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 4:16 PM
Detroit Red Wings legend Gordie Howe is in the hospital after family members fear he suffered another stroke.
Early Tuesday, son Mark Howe told the Free Press that Gordie Howe "had a major stroke yesterday. In ICU."
Another of Gordie and Colleen Howe'...
| Dec 6, 2014
| 8:50 PM
Whether you are in search of unique home decor or a Christmas present for that notoriously difficult person to shop for, consider checking out the Fleetwood Antique Mall at 14129 Kutztown Road (Route 222).
The business, which held a grand opening...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 6:38 PM
Jason Akeson didn't want to return to the AHL's Phantoms. After leading the team in scoring for the last two years in Glens Falls, Akeson hoped that this was his year to make the leap into the NHL.
At first, it looked that way. But after playing in just...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 8:45 AM
The Hartford women's soccer team finished atop the America East standings and feels good about an upcoming opportunity to return to the NCAA Tournament.
It has become habit for the Hawks to establish momentum heading into the postseason. Hartford has...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 8:27 PM
HARTFORD — The two-year buildup to UConn-Boston College on Wednesday night at the XL Center was a riveting collage of story lines mostly about a coach and his mentor, his former team and his current team, and the surreal nature of the matchup for...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 12:33 PM
At around 10 p.m. Wednesday night, UConn hockey coach Mike Cavanaugh sat down for a postgame press conference and said, "That was fun."
You know what? He's right. It was fun. Cavanaugh and the Huskies were thrilled with a 1-0 victory over No. 3 Boston...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 7:10 PM
STORRS — Geno Auriemma says it has been an obsession of his to learn to play the piano. He has an iPad app, he says, and likes to fool around with it in his office.
The UConn women's basketball coach laughs when asked if his goal is to play the...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 4:08 PM
Trinity Dominates Awards
Trinity dominated the NESCAC field hockey awards: Sophie Doering (defensive player of the year), Kelcie Finn (rookie of the year) and Anne Parmenter (coach of the year). Finn, Doering and Sophie Fitzpatrick were named to the...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 12:43 PM
East Stroudsburg University, the No. 1 seed in the NCAA Division II Women's Soccer Atlantic Regional, will host No. 4 seed Notre Dame (Ohio) and No. 5 West Virginia Wesleyan in a first-round game on Friday at 1 p.m. before taking on the winner on Sunday...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 3:50 PM
All games Saturday at Wethersfield High
No. 7 Darien (17-5) vs. No. 1 Glastonbury (18-0-1)
Time: 12:30 p.m.
About Darien: Darien is the two-time defending champion and has won either the Class L or Class M title six of the past seven years....