No surprise: John resigns as Bluefish manager

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So, Tommy John has resigned as Bluefish manager and has been replaced by bench coach Willie Upshaw. Anyone surprised? Not me. Here’s some of what I’m writing for the paper Thursday.          BRIDGEPORT – The end came suddenly but not shockingly. Tommy John is out as Bridgeport Bluefish manager and a very familiar face, Willie […] [Read More]
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Congratulations, Dianne

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I missed this the other day. I must be getting old … Dianne Nolan Named Associate Head Coach 35-Year Coaching Veteran Totaled 517 Wins As Head Coach NEW HAVEN, Conn. – Yale head women’s basketball coach Chris Gobrecht, announced that Dianne Nolan has been promoted to Associate Head Coach. Nolan, a 35-year Division I coaching veteran, […] [Read More]
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Great deals at the Wheel

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I was at Fairchild Wheeler golf course Monday (the Black Course looks awesome, by the way) to cover the J.J. Henry/First Tee breakfast — and to get my Bridgeport resident card renewed. I talked with new club pro Steve Roach who told me about two great golf specials you might want to take advantage of. […] [Read More]
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Green ribbons for Ken Green

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Green ribbons were handed out today (and again tomorrow) for the PGA Tour pros to wear at the Travelers Championship in support of Danbury’s Ken Green, who was severely injured in a June 8 auto accident in Mississippi. Green’s right leg below the knee had to be amputated because of the injuries. He is still in a […] [Read More]
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We’re done for the day

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Play has been suspended at 8:24 p.m. the 109th U.S. Open. J.J. Henry finished 13 holes on his second round, standing at 2-over. He is at 5-over for the tournament. [Read More]
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J.J.’s stumbling

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It appears that playing 30 holes of golf in one day with the mental stress of the U.S. Open banging around in your head has started to take its toll on J. J. Henry. After playing the back nine at 1-under and making the turn at just 2-over after 27 holes, the Fairfield native stumbled with […] [Read More]
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J.J. makes the (third) turn

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J.J. Henry just finished the back nine (his 27th hole of the day) at 1-under-par, inching him back to 2-over for the tournament. He birdied par-3 17th. He will now head to the front nine and see how many holes he can get in before darkness falls. All in all, a good day for J.J. [Read More]
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Par for the course, so far

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Fairfield’s J.J. Henry is through six holes (playing the back nine) in his second round of the U.S. Open at Bethpage Black. He has parred all six to remain at 3-over for the tournament. USGA Officials have announced that sunset is at 8:30 p.m., meaning we’ve still got at least two more hours of play remaining. […] [Read More]
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