| Feb 8, 2014
| 4:10 PM
State Rep. Christie Carpino (R-32) and the Cromwell Recreation Department are challenging families to get fit and have some family time fun along the way.
Carpino has been on a two-year campaign to promote physical activity for children to fight...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 4:40 PM
Something to distract you from all that snow in your backyard: The Red Sox equipment truck will depart Fenway Park for spring training in Fort Myers, Fla., Saturday. It will be loaded beginning at 7 a.m. and start the 1,480-mile drive about 10. On board...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 7:52 PM
Ducks Coach Bruce Boudreau played his outdoor hockey under the lights, Kings Coach Darryl Sutter under the stars.
Growing up in Finland, Ducks center Saku Koivu played not on Golden Pond, but on frozen swamps. Kings center Mike Richards spent almost...
| Jan 26, 2014
| 8:22 PM
Lessons learned Saturday from the Ducks' 3-0 victory over the Kings at Dodger Stadium:
-- It's possible to play an NHL game outdoors in Southern California without the ice turning into a swimming pool.
-- The Kings, who have struggled to score goals...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 8:30 PM
So, what's next -- golf? Scribe-for-hire Eric Simonson and producers Fran Kirmser and Tony Ponturo have this factory assembly-line thing going with pro sports organizations: First came "Lombardi," backed by the National Football League, then "Magic /...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 1:46 PM
Globe Life Park? Does that name tell you anything about what kind of park that might be?
No, because it is an advertisement for an insurance company. The Texas Rangers announced Wednesday that they had sold naming rights to their stadium, which will now...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 8:55 AM
Ben Watsky was born to sing a cappella. Well, if not born, then certainly bred to it.
The Woodbridge native first learned The Whiffenpoof Song (“We’re poor little lambs who have lost our way, baa, baa, baa….”) in eighth grade,...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 4:59 AM
For the country singer Jason Aldean, success can be measured many ways: more than 8.5 million albums sold, 12 No. 1 hits on country radio and being named the 2013 Male Vocalist of the Year by the Academy of Country Music are a few examples that could...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 8:07 AM
A link to the state college notebook from today's Courant, leading with a look at the Trinity men's hockey team. The Bantams have won six in a row since a loss to Williams at Fenway Park in early January.
Also in the notes, an update on injured...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 2:21 PM
One has lost two sons — to war and suicide — in the past decade. The other lost two legs in the Boston Marathon bombings.
Carlos Arredondo and Jeff Bauman — Carlos and Jeff, as they have become known throughout New England.
| Jan 15, 2014
| 5:14 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. -- Delmon Young strolled by his new manager’s office Wednesday afternoon at the Ed Smith Stadium complex with a wide smile across his face.
“I just weighed in — 223 [pounds],” Young told Buck Showalter as he...