| Jun 14, 2015
| 5:51 PM
| May 19, 2015
| 12:15 PM
When Queen Elizabeth II stopped in San Francisco on a U.S. tour in 1983, a tall, affable Jesuit priest stood in the receiving line to greet her at a formal event.
Father John Lo Schiavo, then president of the University of San Francisco, told the...
| Apr 25, 2015
| 5:46 PM
With the 2008 arrival of the Triple-A Lehigh Valley IronPigs baseball team and, this past year, the AHL Lehigh Valley Phantoms hockey team, Allentown has become revitalized as a hotbed for top-notch minor league sports.
Before those two teams, the...
| Mar 29, 2015
| 6:08 PM
Saturday's victory over the hapless Knicks accomplished two things for the Bulls:
• It made Tom Thibodeau the 11th coach to post at least a .549 winning percentage in his first five full NBA seasons.
• And it quietly continued the Bulls'...
| Mar 27, 2015
| 7:57 PM
Contrary to rumor, Kentucky will not replace the Miami Heat in the NBA playoffs. But as the Wildcats storm closer to the first perfect season in 39 years, one question is becoming louder.
Is this the greatest college basketball team ever?
| Feb 2, 2015
| 9:19 PM
Carl Boldt, a forward who played alongside Bill Russell and K.C. Jones with the University of San Francisco basketball team that won a record 60 consecutive games and back-to-back NCAA championships in the mid-1950s, has died. He was 82.
| Nov 7, 2014
| 6:20 PM
Since the Lakers' present isn't much, it's nice that there exists a heartwarming and inspirational story from their past.
Where there is history, there is hope.
The story is captured in a documentary film titled: "33STR8."
That was Bill Sharman's...
| Mar 16, 2014
| 4:10 AM
The news arrived to readers of The Courant on the morning of March 8, 1877, seven weeks before the start of the second National League baseball season.
Hartford, a charter member, was deemed unacceptable as a major league market. The city's "base ball"...
| Sep 24, 2011
As I wrote in Saturday's editions of The Times, there will be a one-on-one basketball tournament on Alcatraz Island Saturday night, featuring 64 players from the U.S. and abroad playing for $10,000. The island is known for its retired prison,......