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UConn women’s basketball coach Geno Auriemma is known for speaking his mind. Whether it’s an opinion or criticism, he’s always willing to share it. When Auriemma was interviewed by The Courant for a podcast recently, he had plenty to say about a number of topics, but it was the question about the...
KARA ZAZZARO SOUTHINGTON CLASS: Senior COACH: Davina Hernandez ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Helped Southington to a 21-2 record and the Blue Knights advanced to the Class LL semifinals where they lost to Amity 6-5. … Pitched every game, with a 0.44 ERA and 205 strikeouts and gave up eight earned runs. Had...
With the Major League Baseball All-Star break over, it’s time to look ahead to the league’s second half. Here are some storylines to watch. 1. Yankees-Red Sox Rivalry Renewed For the second year in a row, baseball’s best rivalry will play out during a pennant chase. The Red Sox and Yankees traded...
The Kawhi Leonard saga has reached its conclusion. The San Antonio Spurs and Toronto Raptors have completed a deal that would send Leonard to the Raptors for All-Star guard DeMar DeRozan, league sources confirm. Guard Danny Green is also headed to Toronto, while center Jakob Poeltl and a protected...
Elena Delle Donne and Candace Parker will captain the WNBA All-Star teams. Maya Moore was the top vote-getter, but told the league she was unable to perform the captain duties giving Parker the chance as the third-place finisher in the voting done by fans, players, coaches and the media. “I'm honored...
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The Hartford Yard Goats are hoping to host a future Eastern League All-Star Game, team president Tim Restall said."The Yard Goats would be honored to host the Eastern League All-Star Game when it becomes available. We feel like Dunkin' Donuts Park and the Greater Hartford community would be an excellent place to showcase the summer classic," Restall told NBC Connecticut in a statement.The Eastern League has already assigned host locations for the All-Star Games to be played through the 2020 season, so the first game Hartford could potentially host would be in 2021.Restall said he applied to host a future game last year once the team was playing at its new Hartford home, Dunkin' Donuts Park.The Trenton Thunder hosted this summer's All-Star Game. The 2019 Game is scheduled to be played in Richmond. Binghamton is set to play host in 2020. No further game locations have been announced.The game is typically played in July and features the top players of the Eastern League, part of Minor League Baseball's Double-A level.Photo Credit: AP
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You've probably been to at least a few games, eaten a curly-W-shaped pretzel or two, and maybe even debated whether Teddy's first Presidents Race win cursed the team. But how well do you really know the Washington Nationals? Even if you're a diehard fan, there are a few questions here that might have you scratching your head.Test your knowledge on everything from Nats history to the Presidents race -- and see if there will be a curly W in your books or if you're just going to strike out.Photo Credit: Getty Images This story uses functionality that may not work in our app. Click here to open the story in your web browser.