Was this the last Olympics for Julie Chu?

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I couldn’t help but think that after watching Julie Chu wiping away her tears in Thursday night’s 2-0 loss to Canada in the gold medal game at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, that the 27-year old Fairfield resident just might have played in her last Olympic game ever. I hope I’m wrong here and […] [Read More]
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Fairfield-Manhattan: a recap

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In what is undoubtedly becoming one of the most exciting seasons in Fairfield men’s basketball history, the Stags posted their 18th ‘W’ of the year Monday night at Draddy Gym, pounding (and I repeat, pounding) the Manhattan Jaspers 74-56. Mike Evanovich came off the bench to lead the way in scoring with 15 points (making […] [Read More]
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“Pink Zone Defense” day coming to Yale this weekend

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This note from my good friend and associate head women’s basketball head coach at Yale, Dianne Nolan … On Saturday (Feb. 20) Yale will host it’s WBCA “Pink Zone Defense” day with “Bulldogs Guarding Against Breast Cancer” at the Payne Whitney Gym. The Mammography Van from Yale-New Haven Hospital will be there from 8:30 a.m. […] [Read More]
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“An embarrassing” incident

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I didn’t really want to get into this but apparently, I have no choice. When the Hartford Courant writes about an incident that involves … well, me and then quotes from that story suddenly appear in the Philadelphia Inquirer, you probably should respond in some way, so … After UConn’s 60-48 loss to Cincinnati Saturday […] [Read More]
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All-Time winningest Stag BB teams

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With six games left in the regular season, the Fairfield Stags men’s basketball team has an outside chance to win 20 games for only the fourth time in school history. With 16 wins already under it’s belt this season, head coach Ed Cooley’s team now has Fairfield’s seventh best wins total in the university’s Division […] [Read More]
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Rating the Super Bowl ads

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First things first, The Super Bowl halftime show with the (half)Who was OK. Not good. Not great. Just OK. The song list of “Pinball Wizard,” “Baba O’Riley,” “Who Are You” (a quick snippet of “See Me, Feel Me” from “We’re Not Going to Take It”) and “Won’t Get Fooled Again” was solid, not spectacular, and […] [Read More]
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Hawkins, Edney, Jordan talk about injuries

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The three of them, Lyndon Jordan, Warren Edney and Yorel Hawkins leaned up against the far end of the press table at the Arena at Harbor Yard Friday night, watching their Fairfield Stag teammates warm-up for their game against St. Peter’s. All were in street clothes. Jordan suffered a sprained ankle against Iona on Jan. […] [Read More]
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