| Jun 21, 2014
| 6:13 PM
CROMWELL — There is an old line about how there are two Olympics. The one you see on NBC and the one that's actually happening.
That thought crossed my mind in the past 48 hours of the Travelers Championship as one golf name kept popping up and...
| Jun 22, 2014
| 7:03 PM
CROMWELL — After golf history had been made, after little Sophie had charmed the lens off the CBS cameras, Kevin Streelman's caddie, A.J. Monticinos, said, yeah, Streelman is a talker.
"Walking from the green on nine, after his birdie, going to...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 9:48 AM
Catching up with some comings and goings around the state after a week of vacation and a week at the Travelers Championship writing thigns like this ... Sean Ryan, associate head coach of the Central Connecticut men's basketball team, has resigned. The...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 5:22 PM
Birdie runs seemed to be the biggest difference between an average score and a good score in the opening round of the Quicken Loans National on Thursday at Congressional Country Club.
First-round leader Greg Chalmers of Australia put together three...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 6:24 PM
— Oliver Goss came to Congressional Country Club earlier this week looking to play in his second PGA Tour event at the Quicken Loans National. As things have transpired for the 20-year-old Australian, the hardest part was getting in the clubhouse...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 4:36 PM
It's time to take a break from the debate about moving a minor league baseball team from New Britain to Hartford and focus on a truly big-league event in central Connecticut: the Travelers Championship.
The professional golf event is in Cromwell this...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 4:47 PM
In the 1940s, we lived in the country. Every Sunday, after Mass, before we drove home, my father bought the Hartford Courant from a young man selling them from a stack on the wide asphalt expanse in front of church. My brother and I weren't allowed to...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 5:05 PM
I have no answer. I'm going to ask the question, anyway.
If the forces that oppose the Rock Cats' move to Hartford in what has become a daily food fight are able to kill the $60 million stadium deal, will it enhance or diminish the chances of getting...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 5:21 PM
— About a month ago, Brittany Vose heard a report on TV saying that by 2030, pancreatic cancer would be the second-deadliest cancer in the United States, after lung cancer, moving up from fourth place.
As someone who has been raising money for...
| May 2, 2014
| 7:27 PM
CROMWELL — The PGA Tour stop in our state has been called eight different names with 54 different champions through 62 years and two golf courses. Only one man ever called The Courant to call his own victory.
It was the night of Aug. 29, 1953, when...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 4:16 PM
Someone once called Connecticut the "Bleeding Kansas" of sports, because its loyalties are bitterly divided between North and South, though in this case the Yankees are to the south.
The state is split between Yankee and Red Sox fans, as well as fans of...