Scott Brothers (or Bubblewrap Bros) help Denver to Final Four

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If you’re familiar with area lacrosse, I assume you know of Colin and Aidan Scott. Colin, a 2009 graduate of Ridgefield High, was an All-American who scored 85 points as a senior (once upon a time, I ranked him as the No. 14 athlete of the decade). Aidan, younger by two grades, led the Tigers […] [Read More]
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AAC needs multiple sites for men’s tournament

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The American Athletic Conference spring meetings concluded Wednesday, and Memphis emerged as a favorite to host the 2014 men’s tournament, according to The Hartford Courant. A decision for the 2014 site is expected within 2-3 weeks. If it turns out to be Memphis, that’s fine. The Tigers do have the largest fanbase in the AAC. […] [Read More]
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Purvis, Hamilton two big steps for Huskies

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Ever since Jim Calhoun retired, ever since the conference situation went from “this could be trouble” to “well, that happened fast,” the most pressing question for UConn has been clear: Can Kevin Ollie recruit elite talent in spite of the Huskies’ league affiliation? The addition of Rodney Purvis and a verbal commitment from 2014 wing […] [Read More]
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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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