Monthly Archive for January, 2011

: January, 2011

Stags up to 18th in Mid-Major poll

Thanks to a weekend sweep of Canisius and Niagara in Buffalo, the Fairfield Stags men’s basketball team continued to climb up the Mid-Major Top 25 poll, jumping five spots to No. 18. Here’s the link

Former UConn player Robert Lunn trashes Burton

Former UConn football player Robert Lunn has some harsh words to say about booster Robert Burton on Check this out: a-former-uconn-football-player-puts-robert-burton-in-his-place

More outrage at Burton letter

The backlash at Robert Burton continues after his scathing letter to UConn athletic director Jeff Hathaway was made public on Tuesday. Here are two e-mails I received that blast the businessman.

Hathaway: No comment on Burton remarks

University of Connecticut athletic director Jeff Hathaway refused to formally comment on the story published by the New London Day on Tuesday, saying that Robert Burton, a Greenwich-based businessman,

Cashman talks at the Swim Sports Gala

Yankees GM Brian Cashman was his usual giving self Wednesday night at the seventh annual Swim Across the Sound Sports Gala to benefit Connecticut Police, Firefighters, Corrections Officers and EMS

Bob Huessler’s wife passes away

Just got a text from a co-worker that he heard on WFAN today that Bob Huessler’s wife passed away. Bob is the long-time radio play-by-play voice of Fairfield University men’s basketball and has also

“Donate Life” Day this Saturday at UB

This Saturday, the University of Bridgeport men’s and women’s basketball teams will host a “Donate Life” day at the Harvery Hubbell gym when the two teams face off against NYIT. Here’s the release

My conversations with Joe and Greg Nero

On Saturday morning, I called Greg Nero’s father, Joe, at his home in Red Hook, N.Y. to talk to him about Greg’s decision to stop playing basketball for the Fairfield Stags. He was nice enough to

More HS support for Coach P

Just received this e-mail from Thomas Neidl, the head football caoch at Cazenovia High School in Cazenovia, N.Y., echoing the comments of the CT high school coaches after Friday’s presser for Paul

A correction on the Keish Award

The Walter Camp Football Foundation named me as their 2010 winner of the Bill Keish Media Appreciation Award, an honor for which I am truly thankful. I have to toss out a correction though … As nice