Monthly Archive for February, 2012

: February, 2012

Cooley shows the love

Providence’s Ed Cooley was one happy man Tuesday night after his Friars rallied from a 14-point second half deficit and defeated UConn 72-70 at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center. He even sent out a special
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Needham done for the season

Just got a text message from Fairfield coach Sydney Johnson. Junior point guard Derek Needham has a fractured bone in his left foot. He’s done for the season. Needham injured the foot with 11:57 to
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Upon additional review…

The other day I wrote that the Fairfield women’s basketball team wasn’t getting any respect in the Top 25 Mid-Major poll. Despite a 20-7 record, the Stags received just two votes last week’s poll
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Big final weekend in the MAAC for Fairfield

If the basketball gods touch the foreheads of the Fairfield Stags this weekend and allow them good fortune against Iona Friday night (9 p.m. ESPN U) and let that momentum carry over to a Sunday
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LIU’s “home cooking” hard for Pioneers to swallow

Wow. I just took a good look at Thursday night’s Sacred Heart at Long Island University men’s BB box score. Pioneers lost 103-91 in overtime. To say that the Pioneers were victims of some “home
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Mike Davies inducted into International Tennis Hall of Fame

By Chris Elsberry NEW HAVEN – After being the CEO for the Women’s Tennis Association for four years and watching the sport grow by leaps and bounds into a world-wide phenomenon, Anne Worcester decided
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State’s media deserves Calhoun comments, too

Jim Calhoun said on Tuesday that he plans to return to coach the UConn Huskies this season as soon as he can get some treatment on his condition, spinal stenosis, which has been causing serious pain
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UB hoop teams host “Donate Life” games this Saturday

This Saturday, the University of Bridgeport is hosting its second “Donate Life” basketball doubleheader at the Harvey Hubbell Gym as the UB men and women take on Queens College. All proceeds from the
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Super Bowl recap (or why did I eat so many Chicken wings?)

Have to admit I loved “Fumble” in Puppy Bowl VIII. That dog rules!! Super Bowl XLVI. Giants 21, Patriots 17 What a game, huh? What a spread … at the Elsberry house were platters of Pigs in a
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