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  • The Stan Simpson Show: UConn Women, UConn UConn And MLB Spring Training

    Courant sportswriters John Altavilla and Dom Amore join Stan to talk about the UConn women and men's basketball teams. WTIC AM sportscaster Scott Gray gives a rundown of where the Yankees, Red Sox and Mets stand heading into spring training. For...
  • Live Tweets From MLB's Spring Training

    Live Tweets From MLB's Spring Training
    Follow live updates from MLB's Spring Training with the Hartford Courant's baseball writer Dome Amore:
  • Bust or learning curve? Eagles' rookie unknown commodity

    The Sports Xchange NFL Team Report - Philadelphia Eagles - INSIDE SLANT When the Philadelphia Eagles selected linebacker Marcus Smith with the 26th overall pick in the NFL Draft in May, they didn't expect him to step right in and start. They already...
  • St. Louis Rams - TeamReport

    NFL Team Report - St. Louis Rams - INSIDE SLANT If there is one thing that seems as sure a thing as anything in the NFL, it's the St. Louis Rams playing in Seattle to end the regular season. It's as if the league schedule-makers automatically write that...
  • Chicago Cubs - PlayerWatch

    LHP Mike Kickham was claimed off waivers by the Cubs from the Giants on Dec. 23. Kickham, 26, made two September relief appearances for San Francisco last season, allowing five runs in two innings. In 27 starts for Triple-A Fresno, he went 8-8 with a 4.43...
  • Minnesota Twins - PlayerWatch

    RHP Tim Stauffer, a 32-year-old veteran with experience as a starter and reliever, signed a one-year, $2.2 million deal with the Twins on Dec. 23. He was the long man in the San Diego bullpen the past two seasons, but he will receive a chance to make...
  • Florida overtakes New York to become third most-populous state

    Florida overtakes New York to become third most-populous state
    It's official: Florida has too many people. On Tuesday, the U.S. Census Bureau reported that Florida's population at long last passed that of New York, moving us up to third on the list of most populous states and ensuring that our individual slices of...
  • Orioles still interested in Padres' Seth Smith and Will Venable, sources say

    Orioles still interested in Padres' Seth Smith and Will Venable, sources say
    The hot stove likely will be set on simmer and put on the back burner after today for the holidays. The industry usually goes quiet in the week between Christmas and New Year's Day. That doesn't mean the Orioles won't continue to survey their options on...
  • Giants' Jake Peavy vows to put up better numbers than Madison Bumgarner in 2015

    Madison Bumgarner's performance in the 2014 regular season and playoffs makes the left-hander the Giants' unquestioned ace. "But at the same time, I'm going to try to put up better numbers than Madison Bumgarner," Jake Peavy said Tuesday. "He knows that,...
  • Five best performances of 2014

    Five best performances of 2014
    Five best sporting performances of 2014: 1. MADISON BUMGARNER (BASEBALL) San Francisco pitcher Madison Bumgarner saved the day and the World Series for the Giants with a Game Seven effort that capped a record-breaking performance in the Fall Classic....
  • Coppin State men lose at Eastern Michigan, 87-64

    Coppin State men lose at Eastern Michigan, 87-64
    Senior forward Karrington Ward scored 23 points and blocked six shots, leading Eastern Michigan to an 87-64 victory over Coppin State on Tuesday night in Ypsilanti. Sophomore guard Raven Lee came off the bench to add 21 points, six rebounds, six steals...