| Feb 4, 2015
| 3:19 PM
Charlie Sifford, who only wanted a chance to play and broke the color barrier in golf as the first black PGA Tour member, died Tuesday night, the PGA of America said.
Sifford, who recently suffered a stroke, was 92. Details of his death and funeral...
| Jan 17, 2015
| 5:49 PM
Ken Duke has a special place in his heart for St. Andrews Country Club.
Duke was a journeyman pro when he got invited there in 2005 to play in the club's Legends of Golf Pro-Am, which was sponsored by NetJets.
The field included Champions Tour stars...
| Jan 16, 2015
| 4:19 PM
West Wins Silver In Luge
Tucker West of Ridgefield, who competed in luge in the Olympics last year, won a silver medal at the World Junior National championships in Lillehammer Friday. It was West's final singles race as a junior. West, 19, became the...
| Dec 31, 2014
| 3:27 PM
A few questions to ponder as we depart 2014 for 2015:
Will the UConn men's basketball team take momentum and mojo into March, when the Huskies would be defending their title?
Have UConn women's basketball fans made hotel reservations in and around...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 9:00 PM
My first thought on hearing that the Double-A Rock Cats' owners agreed to move to a new stadium in Hartford was, why isn't Triple-A the main goal?
On the surface, the dream made famous by the late Mayor Mike Peters seems to make the most sense....
| Nov 21, 2014
| 7:18 PM
The Oakland Raiders finally won a game Thursday night, but former UConn linebacker Sio Moore nearly cost his team with some excessive celebrating. You've no doubt seen the video — Moore sacked Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith in the final minute of...
| Nov 22, 2014
| 7:33 PM
Suzy Whaley, known for breaking barriers before, did it again when she was elected secretary, becoming the first female officer in PGA of America history.
The resident of Farmington also is the first person from the Connecticut Section PGA to be an...
| Oct 25, 2014
| 4:41 PM
For more than 13 years, to borrow the slogan used by Trinity football players, there was "No poop in the coop." The Bantams won 53 games in a row at Jessee/Miller Field, last losing to Williams in September 2001. The longest home winning streak in the...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 6:03 PM
HARTFORD – The bleachers, corporate boxes and concession stands from the Travelers Championship were stored away and the $6.2 million purse was distributed to those PGA Tour players just over four months ago.
But don't tell Scott Young, a member of...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 9:48 AM
Charlie Sifford, the 1967 Greater Hartford Open champion, will receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom on November 24.
Sifford, the first black golfer to join the PGA Tour, led the effort to have the PGA’s Caucasian-only clause rescinded...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 3:59 PM
ESPN is going all out for the final NASCAR race of the year, which will decide a champion among Denny Hamlin, Kevin Harvick, Joey Logano and Ryan Newman. The one who finishes best in the race is the champ, no matter where that is. There will be a tower...