| Jan 21, 2015
| 2:52 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — Alex Rodriguez is getting hitting tips from Barry Bonds as the New York Yankees third baseman prepares to return from a season-long suspension.
Rodriguez spokesman Ron Berkowitz confirmed the workouts, which the San Francisco...
| Feb 1, 2015
Welcome to the Get Serious! Special Super Bowl Sunday Edition! Guaranteed, as always, to be inflated to the proper pressure of ten pounds of hot air per column inch!
Yes, sports fans, we are looking forward to tonight's telecast, which is certain to once...
| Jan 31, 2015
| 12:45 PM
Cheating, getting an edge, pushing the boundaries, skirting the intent of a rule ... it only seems like the Patriots invented the art form. But it has been going on for years. Here's how in various sports, with contributions from Courant staff writers...
| Jan 28, 2015
| 5:07 PM
As spring training approaches, Sergio Santos imagines the possibilities.
He thinks of how he could pitch for the Dodgers, about 30 miles from his alma mater, Mater Dei High in Santa Ana. Or how Vin Scully might tell a story or two about him as he...
| Jan 28, 2015
| 8:20 PM
The irony likely was not lost on aficionados of Miami Marlins’ history, or at least those of team president David Samson’s insert-foot-in-mouth moments.
Late Wednesday night Miami time, Samson and other front office members took part in a...
| Jan 24, 2015
| 6:49 PM
Ernie Banks didn't call me back last week.
I left voice messages, e-mailed him, sent him a text. That certainly wasn't like Ernie. He missed last weekend's Cubs Convention, and I wanted to do a well-being check on my longtime friend. He always would...
| Jan 27, 2015
| 9:13 AM
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Yankees are thinking about not making a $6 million payment to Alex Rodriguez if he hits six home runs and ties Willie Mays at 660 for fourth place on the career list.
Rodriguez signed a $275 million, 10-year contract...
| Jan 27, 2015
| 10:01 AM
Patriots owner Robert Kraft fired a salvo at the NFL, demanding an apology from the league when (or if) his team is cleared of wrongdoing in deflate-gate. … Meanwhile, the NFL investigation is reportedly focusing on a locker room attendant....
| Jan 26, 2015
| 1:39 PM
Essentially every state high school sporting event Monday and Tuesday was wiped out by the storm. UConn hockey vs. Merrimack has been postponed, too, moved from Tuesday to Feb. 10 at the XL Center. The Monday night home games for the Knicks and Nets...
| Dec 22, 2014
| 7:27 PM
Major League Baseball, 2014 in review:
• Clayton Kershaw was king of baseball in 2014 — National League most valuable player, Cy Young Award winner, pitched a no-hitter*, hit a score-tying triple, fielded a ground ball behind...
| Dec 23, 2014
| 4:02 PM
You can send a T-shirt to your friends in New York, something like: “We’re Number Four.”
I’m sure they’ll appreciate it. If not, hey, the truth hurts.
New York, which claims to be the best in everything, now has dropped...