| May 13, 2015
| 4:00 PM
Defending champ Petra Kvitova, ranked fourth in the world, will be back in New Haven this summer to play in the Connecticut Open, Aug. 21-29 at the Connecticut Tennis Center at Yale. And the State Open high school tennis finals will be played there, on center court, for the first time June 10, a great move. ... This is good news for basketball fans. Charles Barkley, Kenny Smith, Shaquille O'Neal and host Ernie Johnson have signed new deals with TNT. The Barkley-Smith combo is especially entertaining and insightful when they go at it. ... It's not the NFL, but this has to be second best for former UConn center Alex Mateas. He is from Ottawa and was taken first by the Ottawa franchise in the CFL draft. It was the top story on the Ottawa Citizen's sports web site Wednesday morning. Same thing for the Ottawa Sun.
| Apr 29, 2015
| 8:52 AM
Year, player, team, round, overall number:
2014: Shamar Stephen, Minnesota Vikings, 7, 220
2014: Yawin Smallwood, Atlanta Falcons, 7, 253
2013: Dwayne Gratz, Jacksonville Jaguars, 3, 64
2013: Sio Moore, Oakland Raiders, 3, 66
2013: Blidi Wreh-Wilson,...
| Mar 7, 2015
| 3:36 AM
The Miami Dolphins appear to be all-in on signing Ndamukong Suh, and if Mike Tannenbaum does deliver, and Steve Ross' team does reel in the biggest fish in this year's free agent class everyone involved should be commended.
Swinging for the fences is...
| Mar 6, 2015
| 9:37 AM
Part of a position-by-position preview of where the Bears stand entering free agency on Tuesday.
Signed for 2015: Kyle Fuller, Tim Jennings, Demontre Hurst, Al Louis-Jean, Terrance Mitchell.
Expiring contracts: Charles Tillman,...
| Mar 4, 2015
| 6:12 PM
In balancing the goal to win now with building for the future, former Bears general manager Phil Emery said it was his duty working for the McCaskey family to strive for a championship every season.
Ownership signed off on the franchise's direction, and...