March 11, 2014
by Hugh McQuaid | March 11, 2014 4:55pm
February 2, 2014
by Dan Tapper | February 2, 2014 12:14am
Two weeks ago, the Seattle Seahawks’ Richard Sherman dominated news coverage following his “rant heard ‘round the world” to Fox Sports’ Erin Andrews after his team won the NFC Football Championship over the San Francisco 49ers. His team was headed to the Super Bowl, but the focus was on Sherman, and for all the wrong reasons – he was cast in the public light as an ungracious, unhinged villain.
Tags: Richard Sherman, Superbowl, Dan Tapper
January 10, 2014
by Terry D. Cowgill | January 10, 2014 6:30am
Call it what you will — “Chronic Whaleritis” comes to mind — but it’s happened again. The state of Connecticut, as Charlie Brown, is being seduced by Lucy into trying yet another field goal, only to have the ball pulled away before the kick.
October 18, 2013
by Terry D. Cowgill | October 18, 2013 5:30am
In economic circles, Connecticut is known not only for its oppressive taxes and dreadful permitting regime, but also as a great place to receive corporate welfare. Our current governor likes to bribe companies to either move here or stay here. A former governor once tried to incent the New England Patriots to relocate to Hartford, only to be left standing at the altar.
October 10, 2013
by Christine Stuart | October 10, 2013 9:17pm
by Hugh McQuaid | October 10, 2013 4:11pm
Busway-related construction on Broad Street won’t be an issue Saturday for runners of the ING Hartford Marathon, but the state transportation commissioner thinks the busway could play a more central role in the race’s future.
Tags: Hartford marathon, busway, ctfastrak, james redeker, Hugh McQuaid, dh
September 13, 2013
by Heath W. Fahle | September 13, 2013 2:43pm
It is hard not to think of the similarities between UConn and Oklahoma State University as one reads the Sports Illustrated special report on that university’s football program, The Dirty Game.
August 22, 2013
by Brian Woodman Jr. | August 22, 2013 5:30am
Connecticut’s legislature may have approved mixed martial art matches, but promoters are concerned a budgetary provision that makes event organizers liable for fighters’ health care costs will limit their ability to book venues outside the two casinos.
Tags: Brian Woodman Jr., MMA, mixed martial arts, legislation, health care, promoters, UFC, casinos, dh
July 11, 2013
by Hugh McQuaid | July 11, 2013 5:57pm
June 13, 2013
by Melissa Bailey | June 13, 2013 11:32am