Monthly Archive for July, 2010

: July, 2010

Tributes to “The Boss” coming in

The tributes are starting to come in about the passing of Yankees owner George Steinbrenner. “We are saddened to learn of the passing of George Steinbrenner. George Steinbrenner’s passion for the game

The Boss, George Steinbrenner, has died

He was brash. He was bold. He was arrogant. He was unapologetic. He was fiery. He was temperamental. He was the Boss. George Steinbrenner, who bought a struggling Yankees team in 1973 and over the

USA Basketball schedule

Pre World Championship Training Date Time Event Location Sept. 3-9 TBD USA Practice TBD Sept. 10 7:30 p.m. USA vs. Australia XL Center Sept. 11 2 p.m. Australia vs. Spain Chase Arena Sept. 11 TBD USA

USA Women’s National Team to play at XL Center in September

HARTFORD – It seems like Connecticut is beginning to feel like home for the USA Women’s National Basketball Team. Fresh off a sold-out game Saturday against the WNBA All-Stars at the Mohegan Sun

Bob Sheppard passes away

I don’t care if you love or hate the New York Yankees, anyone who even remotely likes baseball has to be saddened over the death of long-time public address announcer Bob Sheppard this morning.

Miklus Foundation fundraiser set for July 11

The Miklus Foundation will be hosting a Mini-Golf Extravaganza on July 11 at the Trumbull Library from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. to raise funds for the construction of an indoor training center for young

Greg Nero’s back … and feeling great

I was Fairfield University on Tuesday to speak with baseball coach John Slosar, who is going to be retiring next spring after 35-plus years with the university when I also bumped into a very familiar

Memories of Manute

This past week, a funeral service was held for Manute Bol at the National Cathedral in Washington D.C. The former University of Bridgeport standout and NBA player and humanitarian, was honored by more