Fairfield BB game at Belmont postponed

Tonight’s scheduled game between Fairfield and Belmont has been postponed. The team’s Tuesday afternoon flight from New York’s LaGuardia airport to Nashville was cancelled due to the inclement weather
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UPDATED: Fairfield BB vs. Top 25 opponents … there’s a win!

Over the past couple of weeks, since I initally put out this list of Fairfield against Top 25 opponents, several of you brought up the Stags’ 123-103 win over Holy Cross in the 1977-78 season. Now,
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Stags need to toughen up … right now

Fairfield coach Sydney Johnson was not in a good mood following the Stags 63-53 loss to Hartford last night – a team that had played a 7 a.m. game in Fort Myers, Fla. – on Tuesday before flying home
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Remembering the great Al Clinkscales

This is the story I did on Al Clinkscales during the Post’s “Best of Bridgeport” series. He was a hell of a nice guy. BRIDGEPORT — Dave Bike can still see it as clear as day. Sitting in a chair
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Fairfield U. to honor “Hoops” Weiss and Jim O’Connell

Fairfield University will honor two longtime college sports writers, former New York Daily News columnist Dick “Hoops” Weiss and Associated Press National College writer Jim “OC” O’Connell with the
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Emptying out the e-mail bag

I’m going to empty out the e-mail bag this week, staring with a couple of responses to my story on the 50th anniversary of the Stratford Little League playing for the World Championship. One of which
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Bernie Lofton named Bassick head boys basketball coach

This from citywide athletic director Neil Kavey … Long-time assistant coach Bernie Lofton has been named as the Bassick boys varsity basketball coach, replacing Harrison Taylor, who retired over the
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Fairfield’s Obi-Tabot named to preseason All-MAAC WBB second team

This from the Fairfield University athletic office … Fairfield senior Brittany Obi-Tabot was selected to the preseason All-MAAC women’s basketball second team by the league’s 11 head coaches as
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