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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:
  • Bud Selig: A Life in Baseball: After 5-year struggle, Selig gets his team

    For major-league baseball to return to Milwaukee after the Braves bolted for Atlanta in 1966, somebody had to care more than anybody else. That somebody was Bud Selig. The Milwaukee native, businessman and avid baseball fan decided the city shouldn't...
  • Bud Selig: A Life in Baseball: Selig's love of baseball came from his mother

    That Marie Huber would become a devout baseball fan was a tribute to the magnetic attraction of the game. Bud Selig's mother was born in Ukraine, Russia, on May 26, 1904, and came to Milwaukee with her family at age 3. She would choose education as her...
  • Bud Selig: A Life in Baseball: Selig's tenure as commissioner included major issues

    Bud Selig still believes Bart Giamatti would have been an acknowledged success as commissioner of baseball, had he served a full term. "Bart had a brilliant mind," said Selig, who as owner of the Milwaukee Brewers strongly supported the former Yale...
  • Off-field drama takes focus away from top sports displays

    Off-field drama takes focus away from top sports displays
    The stadiums and arenas where fans go to escape were invaded like never before in 2014 as the reality of racism, domestic violence and equality turned the Fields of Dreams into gloomy landscapes. LeBron James's homecoming, a Super Bowl blowout, a...
  • Thanking ex-Dodger Hiroki Kuroda for the memories as he heads home

    Thanking ex-Dodger Hiroki Kuroda for the memories as he heads home
    Well, he always said he would probably go back. Most figured it wouldn’t be doing so at age 40, but then Hiroki Kuroda always did do things his own way. But all reports now have Kuroda returning to Japan next season to finish his career where it...
  • Dodgers close to signing Taiwanese pitcher Chin-hui Tsao

    The Dodgers are close to signing right-hander Chin-hui Tsao, who has not played professional baseball since the Taiwanese league expelled him five years ago amid allegations of game-fixing. The Dodgers are expected to sign Tsao to a minor league...
  • Off-field drama took center stage in 2014

    T he stadiums and arenas where fans go to escape were invaded like never before in 2014 as the reality of racism, domestic violence and equality turned the Fields of Dreams into gloomy landscapes. LeBron James's homecoming, a Super Bowl blowout, a...
  • Yankees' Hiroki Kuroda Reportedly To Play In Japan

    Free agent pitcher Hiroki Kuroda will return to his native Japan and play for the Hiroshima Toyo Carp for the 2015 season, according to a report by Yahoo! Japan.  Kuroda, 39, who spent the last three seasons with the New York Yankees, previously...
  • Daily Dodger in Review: Clayton Kershaw delivers another tour de force

    CLAYTON KERSHAW, 26, starting pitcher. Final 2014 stats: 21-3, 1.77 ERA, 0.86 WHIP, .197 opponent batting average, 10.8 strikeouts per nine innings, six complete games and one no-hitter in 198 1/3 innings. Contract status: Ah, he’s kinda set....