| Feb 13, 2014
| 3:26 PM
TOLLAND – As a freshman at UConn, Tom Verdi found himself in the middle of the diamond, surrounded by veteran players with expectations of a run to the NCAA Tournament.
Nick Ahmed, UConn's starting shortstop, was in the hospital, recovering from...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 1:14 AM
Brethren Christian ended its regular season on a winning note Thursday as the Warriors cruised to a 52-28 victory over visiting Lynwood Firebaugh in a nonleague football game at Ocean View High.
BC used a 28-point second quarter to sprint past the...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 2:47 PM
A championship was won, and playoff berths secured, on the final night of prep football's regular season.
Edison enjoyed a best-case scenario and benefited from a big night Nov. 7 for rival Fountain Valley, and the following night, for rival...
| Sep 14, 2013
| 2:47 PM
A judge set bail at $400,000 today for a man accused of carjacking an off-duty Chicago police sergeant on Sept. 6 in the South Shore neighborhood.
Christopher D. Jones, 19, of the 1300 block of East 69th Street, was charged with vehicular hijacking,...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 4:57 PM
Orioles first baseman Chris Davis, with his hand iced and bandaged, said after Sunday’s game against the Boston Red Sox that he’d probably be out for a few days if the regular season was ongoing.
Instead, his tremendous 2013 season ended...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 8:20 PM
Free safety Ed Reed’s admission that he has been playing with a torn labrum in his shoulder hasn’t hurt the Ravens greatly on the field, but it could hit the organization in the wallet.
That’s because the NFL announced Friday that it...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 7:41 PM
Like the Yankees, the Orioles postgame train ride to New York following Monday’s win was aborted 30 minutes into the trip. The Orioles took buses to New York and arrived after sunrise Tuesday morning.
The Yankees’ train back to New York...
| Jun 13, 2012
| 7:29 PM
Truth be told, not much is revealed about a football team in padless practices in May and June.
About 75 percent of what your eyes tell you is an outright lie. And another 20 percent is half truth.
But one thing the eyes are not deceiving us about is...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 7:24 PM
One frustrating, fruitless possession after another had left the UConn men's basketball team scoreless for nearly nine minutes. Their slim lead had evaporated, though slowly, and a restlessness had settled over the arena.
It was a stretch that, for many...
| Mar 9, 2013
| 3:10 PM
Ryan Boatright powered his way down the lane as he had done, or tried to do, all year. He bumped with Bryce Cotton and tossed up an off-balance shot.
Some of these crazy shots went in for the UConn men's basketball team this year, some of them didn't....
| Apr 27, 2012
| 8:35 PM
On the field: Bears made it clear they are working to overhaul an underachieving wide receiver corps completely. Jeffery has excellent hands and plays the ball well in the air. The team would be wise to leave him at one position and let him learn so he...