J.J. Henry will play in the PGA Championship

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This just announced by the PGA Tour: Mark Brooks, who won the 1996 PGA Championship, has withdrawn from this year’s edition at Oak Hill, citing an unspecified injury. The 52-year-old has been replaced in the field by former Fairfield, CT., product J.J. Henry. This will be Henry’s eighth PGA with a tie for 41st in […] [Read More]
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Kids suffering as Boys’ Club battles city

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Here’s the link to my recent story on the Boys’ Club struggles with finances and its fight with the city. Kids suffer while Boys’ Club battles city [Read More]
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Smallwood named to Butkus Award watch list

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From the UConn Athletic Communications Department: Junior linebacker Yawin Smallwood has been named to the Butkus Award 2013 Collegiate Watch List. The 29th annual Butkus Award selection process to honor the nation’s best linebackers began on Monday with the announcement of the collegiate and high school pre-season watch list. Each watch list contains 51 candidates, […] [Read More]
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Anyone out there remember the Bridgeport Jets?

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Attention, all you former fans of the Bridgeport Jets … From 1968 to 1973, the Jets played in the Atlantic Coast Football League and I’m sure there are many of you who remember spending your Friday or Saturday night at Kennedy Stadium, watching the Jets take on such teams as the Jersey Jays, the Long […] [Read More]
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Ryan Moore going low

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Ryan Moore is now 5-under thru 11 holes to move onto the first page of the leaderboard at -7. Fairfield’s J.J. Henry made a 10-foot putt for birdie on 1 to get to -6. Nice start. [Read More]
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J.J. Henry paired with Justin Rose

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Here’s a neat pairing for today’s third round of the 2013 Travelers Championship. Fairfield’s J.J. Henry is playing with newly crowned U.S. Open champ Justin Rose. The two go off from the first tee at 12:45 p.m. [Read More]
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Mahan spinning his wheels

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Hunter Mahan is exactly in the same place through 9 holes that he was when he started his second round at the Travelers Championship, standing at 8-under-par. Mahan, who blistered the TPC for eight birdies at a opening round 62, opened with six straight pars before getting a birdie at 7 to move to -9. […] [Read More]
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Henry happy at the halfway point

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By Chris Elsberry CROMWELL – Standing just short of the cart path in the middle of the 18th fairway after hammering a mammoth drive, J.J. Henry was thinking about one thing: finish strong. Very early momentum with a birdie at No. 1 had been lost with a double bogey at No. 2. But over the […] [Read More]
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