| Mar 16, 2014
| 4:15 AM
The 710th and final National Hockey League game at the Civic Center in Hartford began at 1:37 on Sunday afternoon in the spring of 1997.
At 4 p.m., the horn sounded and Connecticut said goodbye to major league sports. In between, 14,660 fans watched the...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 4:34 PM
TEMPE, Ariz. — Ask Raul Ibanez why he's still able to play major league baseball effectively at an age when so many peers are retired or into coaching, and the Angels' new designated hitter responds with a question:
"I have a 22-year...
| Jun 1, 2014
| 2:14 AM
Romeo Santos ruled as the self-proclaimed “King of Bachata” during an explosive, nearly four-hour concert Saturday that mesmerized thousands of loyal subjects—mainly swooning ladies— at the AmericanAirlines Arena in Miami.
| May 30, 2014
| 2:55 PM
Olympia's Nick Gordon grew up swinging for the fences at some of baseball's most iconic ballparks.
From the time he was 6, he stood in the outfield at Wrigley Field, Fenway Park and Yankee Stadium, among other parks, and hit home runs. To him, they were...
| May 14, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Few media figures have felt more conspicuously ahead of their time than George Plimpton, who brought a mix of journalism, hucksterism and showmanship together in one aristocratic package -- like Anderson Cooper, Morgan Spurlock and Johnny Knoxville all...
| May 16, 2014
| 6:53 PM
North Harford's Nic Hammer told his teammates before Friday's 3A North regional final that only four of the school's previous teams had ever won a regional title, and — if they wanted to be remembered — they needed to be the fifth.
| May 17, 2014
| 8:43 PM
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- For the majority of this young season, the Orioles' vaunted offense — which led the major leagues in home runs last year and then added slugger Nelson Cruz this offseason — has failed to live up to its advanced billing....
| May 18, 2014
| 8:38 PM
Singer Jerry Vale, who recorded more than 50 albums during his career as a romantic pop singer, died on Sunday at age 83, his family attorney said.
"Jerry Vale passed away in Palm Desert, California, at 9:45 a.m. He was with his family and friends,"...
| May 19, 2014
| 11:15 PM
Jered Weaver had a feeling Garrett Richards' national profile was about to grow on April 27, as the Angels prepared to face Japanese sensation Masahiro Tanaka in Yankee Stadium on ESPN's national Sunday night telecast.
“I told Garrett that all the...
| May 27, 2014
| 5:00 AM
High-profile college commencement speakers are under siege this year. One faced a protest for being an alleged imperialist exploiter of Third World nations. Another was accused of sanctioning torture. A third was criticized for his role in breaking up...
| May 14, 2014
| 6:28 AM
After the coffee. Before the CBS and Turner upfronts.
The Skinny: Got to Yankee Stadium last night but unfortunately the Bronx Bombers decided not to show up. The Mets crushed them. Still, the seats were amazing. Today's roundup includes analysis on...