Do you really know your Boston versus New York sports?

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You know the Curse of the Bambino, the Helmet Catch by David Tyree, the greatest comeback in sports history and the greatest cheesy movie in history. But something tells me you don’t have a full grasp on the true depths of the Boston vs. New York rivalry. No worries, I’m here to help. After reading […] [Read More]
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Matt Harvey latest CT native to get Sports Illustrated cover

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Eighteen starts into his Major League career and Matt Harvey has already landed an SI cover. Dubbed “The Dark Knight of Gotham” by the magazine, Harvey is 4-0 this season with a league-leading 1.44 ERA. He was brutally close to a perfect game last Tuesday, and allowed five hits and two runs in seven innings […] [Read More]
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No one expects more from Harvey than Harvey

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In the first Major League baseball game I’ve ever covered, I witnessed Matt Harvey dominate the White Sox in near-perfect fashion. As Harvey got closer and closer, I avoided tweets¬† like “Matt Harvey is perfect through six here at Citi Field.” I did, however, post the following: “I’m not sure of Twitter/perfect game etiquette so…..yeah.” […] [Read More]
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Melo will shoot the Knicks into the next round…or shoot them to summer vacation

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So Carmelo Anthony, the NBA’s scoring champion, is 35-for-110 in his last four games.¬† He’s missed 23 of his last 25 attempts from 3-point range. Understandably, he’s the subject of much criticism these days. The stat of the night Sunday: According to ESPN’s shot chart, Anthony was 3-for-12 on shots inside of four feet. After […] [Read More]
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Can’t compare Auriemma with legends of the men’s game

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An eighth national championship for Geno Auriemma — this one by a record 33 points — only fuel the debate: Where does Auriemma rank against the all-time greats? Well, in his own sport, it ties him with Pat Summitt, the legendary Tennessee coach. In college basketball period, it puts him behind John Wooden, who won […] [Read More]
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Thoughts on Mike Rice, AAC..

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The women’s Final Four tips off Sunday with UConn and Notre Dame set to square off in the late game. The winner gets either Cal or Louisville in the title game. Of course, Baylor was supposed to await UConn or Notre Dame, but an epic shooting performance from Louisville K.O.’d Brittney Griner and the Bears. […] [Read More]
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Six Straight Final Fours: Where does the streak rank?

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It’s not quite up there with 90 straight wins, but six consecutive Final Fours — which UConn achieved Monday — is pretty damn impressive. Because Connecticut is so accustomed to Final Four trips, it’s an accomplishment that may go overlooked. The Huskies are headed for a second straight national semifinal without a true superstar (although […] [Read More]
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Should UConn play in Fairfield County?

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It’s obvious why Webster Bank Arena wants to host UConn regular season games. But does such a move make sense for UConn? I examined the issue Sunday (you can read here), and arrived at the conclusion that, yes, a single regular season game makes sense under specific circumstances: It must be during the students’ winter […] [Read More]
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