| Jun 5, 2014
| 3:05 PM
Offensive coordinator Mike Cummings probably didn't see the dismissal of senior Lyle McCombs coming in the spring, but what he said now pertains to UConn's running back situation.
When assistants were made available before the spring game, Cummings...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 10:08 AM
A few weeks ago, I mentioned that Mark Friden of Cranberry Lake, N.Y., had invented a new category of words he calls "homograms" — words that not only sound alike (homophones) but that are also anagrams (words containing the same letters). As...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 5:50 PM
The Plainfield High School baseball team captured the ECC Division M Championship title and earned its place in the state tournament.
The 23-4 Panthers edged Granby 3-2 and went eight innings to defeat Suffield 6-5 in the state quarterfinals. “...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 10:00 AM
The Windham High School baseball team ended the regular season with an 11-9 record, and went into the post-season seeded at number 26 in the medium division. The Whippets’ season ended with a 6-0 loss in the first round of the state tourney to...
| May 22, 2014
| 2:27 PM
Let's take a look at the list of Kevin Ollie's predecessors as UConn men's baseball coach:
No coach, 1901-1915: There was no coach for the first 89 games in program history.
John Donahue, 1915-19: Huskies' first coach was 11-23 in four seasons.
| May 22, 2014
| 2:43 PM
Now that the Arlington Heights Park District has set up concrete and asphalt pads for grilling at nine locations, cookouts will not be allowed at any other public park.
The new grilling stations are set up at: Camelot Park at 1005 E. Suffield Drive,...
| May 11, 2014
Golf has been called "the game you love to hate." (It's actually been called far worse, as anyone who's hit a ball into a water hazard knows, but this is a family newspaper.)
There's no question that it's a challenging sport — and it also can be...
| May 1, 2014
| 1:40 PM
With a lakeside view available from almost anywhere in the house, it might be tempting to just sit back and relax at 12 Evergreen Street in Southwick, Mass.
But then you’d be missing out on all the area has to offer.
“All year long there&...
| May 1, 2014
| 12:55 PM
The All-Courant high school boys indoor track team, honorable mentions, story lines of the season and more:
55 meters: Alex Brown, Rocky Hill, Jr.
300: Stephon Henry, New Britain, Sr.
600: Dhahran Velasquez, Capital Prep-Hartford,...
| Mar 27, 2014
You could say chef Meg Fama was doing farm-to-table cooking long before it was trendy.
Fifteen years ago, Fama took a job as a chef at New Haven's Common Ground High School, where she learned "the beauty of growing on the property and the...
| Apr 7, 2014
As animal rescue groups of all types proliferate across the nation, rescuers are increasingly aware that success can hinge on educating potential adopters about the traits and challenges of individual breeds.
A labrador or a rottweiler can be an equally...