| Apr 23, 2014
| 11:33 AM
Senior wide receiver Shakim Phillips is no longer part of the UConn football team, coach Bob Diaco said Wednesday morning.
Diaco didn't give a reason.
"Shakim is going to work through the spring and summer to get his degree and graduate. We wish him the...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 8:58 AM
Today marks the 50th anniversary of JFK’s assassination. It was a landmark event, one that changed the course of history and left a nation forever shaken. The assassination was one of those events where you’ll never forget where you were,...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 2:12 PM
It’s Thanksgiving week, that special time of year where we eat enough food to feed a third world nation, then get drunk and pass out at 7pm while blaming it on the tryptophan. This continues for four straight days until we wake up on Monday ten...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 4:08 PM
Asked about his party's aggressive fund-raising tactics in recent months, Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said the standard to apply is "whether we're compliant with the law, and we'll hold ourselves to that standard."
But a $10,000 contribution in...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 12:10 PM
One of my colleagues in the newsroom said, “You know what the real problem is with Jesus in the huddle? Twelve men on the field.”
Penalty aside, I have to say I was jolted when I read the UConn assistant coach’s comment. Not that I have...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 2:12 PM
Rena Epstein wrote in a letter to the editor Jan. 14 ["Jesus In The Huddle?"] that she felt alienated after reading a Jan. 12 sports story based on an interview with UConn's director of player engagement about spiritually developing players on the UConn...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 4:31 PM
I sometimes worry about Jesus at Christmastime.
On the one hand, he gets a worldwide birthday party celebrated by 2 billion Christians, trees, Macy's windows, concerts, communal singing, gift giving, feasts, family gatherings and uplifting worship....
| Jan 17, 2014
| 4:58 PM
You're sitting in the kitchen. With something to say. You write a letter to your local newspaper.
In my case, a letter objecting to a UConn football coach who said his players should understand that Jesus should be in the center of their huddle, which...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 12:21 PM
There was a time when I told people how I voted and for whom. I don’t do that anymore for two reasons. An editor once pointed out to me that it might be confusing for some readers to know I voted for someone I criticize in my cartoons. Point taken....
| Aug 29, 2013
| 4:54 PM
It feels like an eternity since bowl season ended, but fortunately today marks the greatest day of the year, when football returns to rescue us from the barren sports wasteland of August. Baseball? The U.S. Open? That stuff is a nice filler, like the...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 7:00 AM
After losing its first two games, the University of Connecticut football team faces the powerful Michigan Wolverines this weekend at Rentschler Field in East Hartford. While Husky Nation hopes for an upset, there are loud grumblings that coach Paul...