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Schedule release, sorta: Wednesday notes

It’s not quite “Here’s your stupid spy camera” yet, but St. John’s briefly revealed six games today complete with opponents. Then it took down two of the three opponents. By this time they may not

Carkner retires: Wednesday notes

Matt Carkner made it official today: he has retired from playing. He’ll still be around as a coach, though. So ends a 15-year pro playing career — he started the same year that the Sound Tigers

Wrapping up 2015-16

So here we are. The Big Club plays on; the Sound Tigers have gone their separate ways for the summer. Twitter will be awash with lacrosse before you know it. (mute hashtag ctlax if you don’t want to

Facing elimination (update: Eliminated): Toronto Game 3 liveblog

Bridgeport, as you may have gathered from all those posts about playoff futility this week, is 2-7 all-time when facing elimination. (Well, two posts, I guess. It feels like more because my punk

On the road, in the air: Wednesday notes

As we’re told, everybody but the long-term injured guys (Whitney, Rowe, Vaive) was expected to make the trip. They’re supposed to be practicing this afternoon; see if anything sounds different. The

Happy Anniversary: Upper-Body Injuries

More boring than usual. You’re warned. Ten years ago, nowish, this happened: Diet Barq’s, on sale at Wegmans! Oh, wait, the other thing More accurately, particularly for insurance purposes, a deer did

Happy Anniversary: Leads in a playoff series

Today is April 26, 2016. Exactly 10 years ago tonight in Wilkes-Barre Township, Pa., something happened that hasn’t happened since. There was no panic, just the desperation that had been missing for

Game 1 Fun: a (recent) history of devastation

Bridgeport won six of its first eight Game 1s, but it has been on the wrong end of the next three, and on the wrong end of controversy at a crucial moment in each of them. This is obviously a key for

Playoff History: 2002 Eastern Conference Semifinals

Paul and I were talking the other day and inadvertently realized that the Sound Tigers are 3-0 in playoff series against Canadian teams and 1-7 against everybody else. (Well, Paul realized the 3-0

Punch a higher floor: Thursday notes

The week drags on, but there seems to be a loose kind of excitement around the Sound Tigers. It’s a big stage. They’re the underdogs. “Any time you’re the underdog in a series, you’ve got nothing to