| Mar 2, 2014
| 3:05 AM
Little could John M. Greene, sports editor of The Courant, have known what he was chronicling, or how prophetic his words were as he began his dispatch from Hackensack, N.J., where the local pro team, the Hartford Senators, were playing an exhibition game...
| Jun 7, 2014
| 5:17 PM
It is a slur, a slam, a label that carries the air of disparagement. When the Cooperstown debates flare anew each winter, candidates who do not measure up in the eye of the beholder are dismissed with these words: "It is the Hall of Fame, not the Hall...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Baltimore is a rather Catholic town; if you ever lived here you know that.
I was born and raised an Irish Catholic in Baltimore; if you frequent this blog you may have known that.
Baseball is the ultimate sport for bizarre connections to history. No...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 11:00 AM
Less than a year after taking the reins, William Emmons is retiring as president of Jewel-Osco, Chicago's largest grocery chain.
Lured out of retirement in March to run Jewel after it was acquired by Idaho-based New Albertsons as part of a $3.3...
| May 17, 2011
| 6:44 AM
Williamsburg's extended musical family is rallying to help local people hurt by the violent storms that ripped through the area last month.
"Groovin for Grove" is an event set for Sunday, May 22, noon to 11 p.m. at J.M. Randalls in Williamsburg. A $3...
| May 30, 2011
| 5:51 PM
COSTA MESA — With the sun shining and the temperature at a comfortable 74 degrees, Johnna Rice showed off a plush cream-colored fur scarf around her neck and matching fur cuffs over her wrists and boots.
The soft material, made of sheared mohair...
| Jun 7, 2011
| 6:04 PM
It could be called the first summer pool party at the home of Mike and Julie Owens, but Monday's big splash wasn't planned.
It was spontaneous. Most certainly, it was joyous.
It happened shortly after their son, Edison pitching sensation Henry Owens,...
| Sep 23, 2012
| 4:08 PM
They call the right-field foul pole at Fenway Park the “Pesky Pole” after Red Sox great Johnny Pesky, who was honored after the game with a ballpark memorial service that drew about a thousand admirers and featured several dozen former Red Sox...
| Sep 23, 2012
| 4:40 PM
The Pesky Pole got the best of the Orioles on Sunday afternoon.
In the Orioles' 2-1 loss to the Red Sox at Fenway Park, the 100-year-old ballpark's fabled right-field corner played a huge part in two key plays.
With the tying run on first in the top...
| Jun 17, 2012
| 9:56 AM
CROMWELL — The first PGA Tour stop in Connecticut was 60 years ago with the Insurance City Open at Wethersfield Country Club.
Now called the Travelers Championship, it has gone through some name and sponsor changes through the years.
| Nov 17, 2011
"The viewers and the Upolu tribe are the people who have looked at Cochran and assumed that he was bullied. We all know that if there was bullying, it would've been shown on the air."...