| Jan 17, 2015
| 5:18 PM
An AFC Championship edition of Half-Baked Jake:
Andrew Luck is 25. Tom Brady is 37. Luck is 0-3 against the Patriots, including last year in the playoffs. He has passed for 968 yards and six touchdowns in those games, but has eight interceptions and two...
| Jan 13, 2015
| 10:36 PM
The latest sign of a sagging franchise was delivered Tuesday.
ABC dumped its planned coverage of the Lakers' game against Oklahoma City on March 1, replacing it with Cleveland at Houston.
It marked the first time this season the Lakers were dropped...
| Jan 12, 2015
| 7:46 PM
It's almost time to replace a word in the nickname Nick Young gave himself last month.
When he proclaimed himself to be "IDM" (I Don't Miss), he left himself open to ridicule if he started missing. He's done a lot of it in six games this month, making...
| Jan 6, 2015
| 7:44 PM
NEWPORT NEWS — Tynasia Bunting is only a freshman, but Warwick High coach Vanessa Starks gets on her a lot. She sees high potential in the kid, so she rides her about working harder on defense.
"Sometimes," Starks said, "she has a tendency to...
| Jan 3, 2015
| 3:38 PM
As fate would have it, the first time Nancy Kennelly saw any real action on the Maine West varsity, the freshman guard was thrust into the spotlight by a medical emergency.
But once she got her first taste of the limelight, Kennelly stayed there the rest...
| Jan 3, 2015
| 3:39 PM
One of Seneca's two cemeteries rests on the east end of town, tucked into the side of a steep hill along U.S. Hwy. 6. It's a long hike to the top where a large white cross shades the graves, but Cindy Kaufmann knows every crack in each of those 130 wooden...
| Jan 2, 2015
| 8:04 PM
Just about every fiber in Julian Wright's supple 6-foot-9-inch, 215-pound body is devoted to his life's passion--making the world a better place for those around him.
On the court, the McDonald's All-American is a pass-first, spread-the-wealth forward...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 6:15 AM
If Magic Johnson and Larry Bird came along at the right time to save the NBA with their skills and transcendent personalities, if Wayne Gretzky appeared to become the relatable face the NHL lacked and trigger a warm-weather hockey boom, Landon Donovan has...
| Dec 25, 2014
| 3:47 PM
To celebrate the silver anniversary of the UConn men's 1989-90 Dream Season, The Courant will be looking at players and coaches who helped make that team special. Stories will appear periodically throughout the season.
The Dream Season did not have a...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 8:35 PM
Byron Scott didn't eat with any Boston Celtics. No chance.
"I'm still real old school," the Lakers coach said Friday. "I don't have breakfast with Danny [Ainge] and all those guys."
He didn't tease Kobe Bryant about grabbing an early meal Thursday...
| Dec 7, 2014
| 3:54 PM
BOSTON -- The Boston Celtics are still blowing leads at a rather alarming rate.
The difference now is that they are actually starting to hang on and win.
"We're growing. It shows that we're growing," Boston guard Rajon Rondo said after his team blew all...