by Staff | Oct 2, 2015 12:03 pm
“It’s nice,” Joel Rudikoff said looking across the table at State Senate President Martin Looney, “to have a thinking man across the table.”
by Thomas Breen | Sep 28, 2015 12:12 pm
Rob Jarman pushed his mountain bike to the top of a rock-strewn hill in Yorkshire, England. After spending weeks in the hospital recovering from a near-fatal brain injury, itself exacerbated by head trauma from years of stupid, exciting, and jaw-dropping bike stunts, Jarman was looking to return to his vocation—and bolster his shaken confidence—by attempting to set the British record for downhill speed on a mountain bike.
by Staff | Sep 25, 2015 12:02 pm
“Baseball doesn’t matter. Yogi Berra did it right,” Cannoli said, on Friday’s episode of Cannoli Knish Sports Hour
“From the Knish perspective, Yogi Berra was the ultimate mensch. And yet, from a baseball perspective, he was the ultimate winner. His team was the best team in the history of sports. But he didn’t have an attitude,” Knish said. “He was a mensch.”
by David Sepulveda | Sep 21, 2015 7:00 am | Comments (8)
Ryan Aitcheson won New Haven’s first-ever Grand Prix men’s bicycling race, which took place in downtown New Haven before some 15,000 visitors Friday night.
by Staff | Sep 18, 2015 12:02 pm
Fact: the Yankees go head to head with the Mets this weekend, not once, or twice, but three times.
by Paul Bass | Sep 14, 2015 3:32 pm | Comments (28)
A largely abandoned former factory district near the harbor may come alive with professional BMX races, kids’ basketball tournaments, and track meets if a $70 million dream under consideration by the city becomes a reality.
by Staff | Sep 11, 2015 1:00 pm
Vincent Mauro Jr. remembers turning on his television on Sept. 21, 2001, 10 days after terrorist attacks on New York City, and just four after baseball resumed after an unexpected week-long hiatus. The set flickered to life. Shea Stadium at 7 p.m. The Mets and the Braves were head to head. Decked out his signature blue and orange, Mike Piazza stepped up to the plate, kicking up red sand. He held back the bat like an offering. New Yorkers crossed their fingers for a good sign.
Then he swang, knocking the ball clear out of the field.
by Staff | Sep 8, 2015 3:26 pm
Okay, we’ve all been thinking about it. Now, Michelle Turner is doing it: it’s time to talk about NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, and the impact he has had on the league over the past eight years.
by Allan Appel | Sep 3, 2015 1:23 pm | Comments (2)
Never mind that two-time WBC Light Heavyweight Champ Chad Dawson has never even run a competitive 20K in his life.
by Lucy Gellman | Sep 1, 2015 7:18 am | Comments (1)
Did you see Jackie Robinson hit that ball?