| Sep 28, 2014
•Amish Homestead Tour, National Christmas Center, meal at Fulton Steamboat, Dec. 4. $80. Deadline: Nov. 9. West Swamp Mennonite Church, Earl, 267-347-4633.
•Little Italy in the Bronx, guided tour and tastings, Oct. 11. $65....
| Sep 23, 2014
| 4:05 PM
John Toner's 1955 and 1956 New Britain High football teams were unbeaten in state games. He said yes to UConn's moving from the Yankee Conference to the Big East. He hired Jim Calhoun and Geno Auriemma. He was influential in bringing women's sports...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 6:54 AM
The jersey worn by Mo'ne Davis at the Little League World Series is headed to the Baseball Hall of Fame.
Davis, who in August became the fourth girl to pitch in the Little League World Series and the first to win a game, donated her jersey from the...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 10:34 PM
The Orioles hit six homers and blew out the St. Louis Cardinals, 12-2, on Friday night. And then the real show started.
As part of their 60th-anniversary celebration, the Orioles hosted a fireworks and laser-light show after the game.
| Sep 1, 2014
| 2:34 PM
Before I get to readers berating me in this Grammar Police column, I'll offer two entertaining submissions I received.
Why is English so much fun?
" 'ALL THE FAITH HE HAD HAD HAD HAD NO EFFECT ON THE OUTCOME OF HIS LIFE.' Because that sentence makes...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 7:24 PM
In trying to make some sense out of the Dodgers' TV shame, Bill Dwyre suggested that fans could at least simulcast Vin Scully during the locally televised Freeway Series. But that's just another fool's errand. You can't simulcast anymore, what with...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 2:59 PM
Those who tune in to the Miami Heat only in English may be unaware that Eric Reid has a bookend in longevity.
Jose Paneda has been calling the games on the team's Spanish radio broadcasts since the franchise' second season. To a sizable segment of the...
| Aug 3, 2014
| 8:06 PM
With Magic Johnson in attendance and a playoff spot very much on the line, the Connecticut Sun may have suffered the most stinging regular-season defeat in their history Sunday at the Staples Center. The Sun, ahead by six with 29.8 seconds to play,...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 10:02 AM
A man who burglarized the Atlanta home of baseball legend Hank Aaron and stole "priceless" rings destined for the Baseball Hall of Fame has been sentenced to eight years in prison and 42 years on probation.
Isiah Slaton, 24, pleaded guilty late Monday...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 1:10 PM
A sports museum complex set for groundbreaking by fall 2015 in Whiting will still include a hall of fame for sports mascots, but another wing dedicated to Chicago's baseball history is no longer part of the project.
Whiting officials confirmed this week...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 2:02 PM
The Latino Baseball Hall of Fame announced its 2015 induction class Friday, and three of the six members have Marlins’ ties.
Ozzie Guillen (Venezuela) managed the club in 2012. Luis Gonzalez (Cuba) and Carlos Delgado (Puerto Rico) each spent a...