February 26, 2015
by Susan Bigelow | February 26, 2015 10:24pm
February 1, 2015
by Barth Keck | February 1, 2015 11:40pm
NOTE: I am a fan of the New England Patriots, thus indicating potential bias in the views expressed below. In other words, “confirmation bias” might be at work here. But more on that in a minute.
The media circus known as “Deflategate” served as quite the distraction before the Super Bowl, but it also had one positive effect – it taught enlightened media consumers some important lessons:
October 23, 2014
by Barth Keck | October 23, 2014 8:00am
As a Baltimore native and lifelong Orioles fan, I was disappointed with their recent elimination from the playoffs. Nevertheless, I was heartened by their successful season, especially since prognosticators gave them no chance of winning anything this year.
July 25, 2014
by Susan Bigelow | July 25, 2014 11:00am
July 4, 2014
by Terry Cowgill | July 4, 2014 5:30am
June 6, 2014
by Susan Bigelow | June 6, 2014 8:00am
New Britain baseball is ending the way it started, by moving about 10 miles down the road. In 1983, the Bristol Red Sox moved to New Britain; in 2016, the New Britain Rock Cats will likely be Hartford-bound.
Will it be worth it? That’s a surprisingly hard question to answer.
June 4, 2014
by Christine Stuart | June 4, 2014 11:17pm
Two Republican candidates for governor, Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton and Senate Minority Leader John McKinney, both panned Hartford’s plan to build a $60 million stadium to move a minor league baseball team from New Britain to Hartford.
Tags: Mark Boughton, John McKinney, Hartford, Rock Cats Stadium, dh
by Jhansi Katechia | June 4, 2014 4:02pm
The owner of a minor league baseball team and Hartford Mayor Pedro Segarra announced plans Wednesday to build a $60-million stadium in the capital city and move the Rock Cats 13-miles from New Britain to Hartford.
April 25, 2014
by Audrey Honig Geragosian | April 25, 2014 11:00am
“I’m incredibly proud of our young men! GO CATS!” tweeted Northwestern University football coach Pat Fitzgerald on January 28, in the wake of his players’ petition to the National Labor Relations Board to unionize. As a second-generation NU alum, I was proud, too. The students’ actions embodied what a Northwestern education is supposed to be about: questioning the status quo, engaging debate, provoking new thought. Quaecumque sunt vera, as our motto reads, “Whatsoever things are true, think on these things.”
April 13, 2014
by Josalee Thrift | April 13, 2014 9:03pm
Sunday’s victory parade in Hartford drew more than 200,000 to the city to honor the University of Connecticut’s men’s and women’s basketball teams for winning their respective 2014 NCAA championships. Hartford police provided a “conservative” crowd estimate of more than 200,000 and said fans were respectful - not a single arrest was reported. Police said it was the largest crowd anyone can remember in Hartford.