Astrotuf Plan Kicks Up A Fuss At Yale Bowl

by Duo Dickinson | Oct 30, 2015 1:45 pm | Comments (1)

The Yale Bowl is one of 61 National Historic Landmarks in Connecticut. Its grass football field, also known as the “Class of 1954 Field,” is set 20 or 30 feet lower than the surrounding grade; the bowl is a manmade crater where scooped out dirt firms a reverse mount of dirt upon which bleachers are set and through which access tunnels are dug, using the super-cool 1914 winder material of raw concrete. In the last 20 years Yale has stabilized the ancient concrete battlements and tunnels, replaced a burned-down press box and built, for the first time, locker rooms.

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Half Knish Cheers On Mets

by Staff | Oct 16, 2015 5:30 am

Oct. 15, 2015 — the bottom of the ninth in the Mets vs. Dodgers game that was going to decide if they would go on to the World Series to battle the Chicago Cubs. Joel Rudikoff was on his couch, eyes glued to the screen in what was soon-to-be wonderment. His young son, Benjamin, was fast asleep in his bed. There was only one thing to do: wake him up, and update him on the state of the nation’s — or at least, Rudikoff’s — favorite sport.

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Has There Been A Run On DraftKings?

by Staff | Oct 9, 2015 10:52 am

On Friday’s episode of WNHH radio’s “Cannoli Knish Sports Hour,” we get a glimpse into Knish’s home life and the trials and errors of raising an 11-year-old sports fan. The hosts then moved on to the possible fate of the Mets this season and started a helpline for a bereaved fan after the Yankees’ loss to the Astros—and wondered whether fantasy football will now be regulated in the wake of the current scandal.

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