Monthly Archive for August, 2010

: August, 2010

Overtime Will Be Closed For 11 Days, Returning With New Features

After tomorrow, I will be taking my annual pre-Labor Day week off to rest up for the start of the high school fall season, returning on Sept. 7. I’ve been busy trying to line up some new features that

Nantz: It Will Be Colts-Pats In The AFC, Vikings-Cowboys In The NFC

CBS Sports held its annual NFL media day this afternoon at its headquarters in Manhattan. It has become an annual tradition for lead broadcaster and New Canaan resident Jim Nantz and I to make our

Louis To Sign With The Lions

Cliff Louis needed just three days to make it back to an NFL camp. After being cut by the Giants on Friday morning, the Westhill High School graduate is flying out to Detroit tonight to sign with the

Coming This Fall: Football Team Of The Week Award

With today being the first official day for practices throughout the state, it seems an opportune time to announce the newest award on the Overtime blog, what for now we are calling the Football Team

Stamford 15s Rained Out, And Get Punished In The Process

Excuse me if I have to again express cynicism about Babe Ruth baseball, but after all the mind-boggling decisions I have seen over the years, it is hard not to. You can read the story I wrote for

Lacrosse Is A Sister Act For Sam And Charlett Stevenson

Charlett (left) and Sam Stevenson. Darien’s Sam Stevenson is going to continue to write her “Stickin’ With Sam” blog, following her career as a student-athlete playing lacrosse at Richmond. You can

Louis Waived By Giants

Cliff Louis’ fourth stint with the New York Giants lasted just 13 days. Louis, the Westhill High School graduate who was signed to provide depth to an offensive line riddled with injuries this

Heeeeee’s Back. Cliff Louis Returns To Giants

When the New York Giants were beset by injuries to their offensive line in training camp two week ago, they turned to a familiar source for help: tackle Cliff Louis. Louis blossomed, after playing for

Levine, Kennedy Looking To Live Up To Preseason Billings

Brian Levine and Andrew Kennedy developed a strong bond as teammates on the Staples High School football team. “Brian and I were always pretty close,” Kennedy said. “Now it turns out we are going

Getting In Touch With Craig Austrie

A number of people have reached out since my story yesterday on Craig Austrie, wanting to know how to contact him about lessons. You can go to his web site: Follow Dave Ruden on