THE DAY’S SPORTS BLOGS


THE GREAT OUTDOORS

Outdoor adventures.

Embrace The Cold! It’s Fun (Right)

Just as Dylan famously sang so long ago, "You don’t need a weatherman to know which way the wind blows," I don’t need a thermometer to know the temperature – or at least what to wear when I venture outside for...

A Chilly Paddle Among The Seals Off Fishers Island

"What did you say the water temperature is?" my buddy Steve Kurczy called out. "Thirty-eight degrees!" "And how long …" He didn’t have to finish the question.



SIDELINE RANTS (AND RAVES)

Vickie blogs about high school sports.

Gathy is the next Waterford High swimmer with plans for the military

Last summer, Waterford High School swim coach Brett Arnold's son Bennet wrote former Lancers' swimmer Asia Langley a letter while she was attending Basic Training prior to her freshman year at Army. “He asked her, 'Have you fired a...

East Lyme High School soccer programs seem to thrive on playing two

East Lyme High School's two soccer programs have this doubleheader thing down. “I like (playing) second better,” said Nick Ghirardi, a senior forward on the Vikings boys' soccer team. “There's more pressure (knowing the...



YAWKEY WAY

Rich Cooke blogs about the Red Sox. His blog runs during baseball season.

Connecticut native Matt Barnes ready to make impact for Red Sox

Nearly four years ago the Red Sox used their first-round pick (19th overall) in the 2011 MLB Draft on University of Connecticut pitcher Matt Barnes.

Patriots’ Day 2015: Short on baseball, huge on inspiration

Patriots Day is a day where the entire city of Boston comes together as one to celebrate one of the worlds most historical races, coupled with a Red Sox matinee in Fenway. What could be better?



THE LONESOME POLECAT

Sports writer Ned Griffen blogs about high school football.

Dominant Darien, Bloomfield is not afraid, rankings, minutia, and MUCHAS GRACIAS.

What in the hell are we going to do until next season with the 88 hours a week that we put into this beautiful mess?

YOUR championship previews

We're going to miss you dearly, sweet football.



UCONN MEN'S BASKETBALL

Gavin's blog runs during basketball season.

Diarra commits to UConn

UConn secured a verbal commitment from Mamadou Diarra, a 6-foot-8 forward, on Friday morning.

Ollie has no plans to pursue NBA coaching job

For the second straight spring, UConn coach Kevin Ollie is the subject of NBA coaching rumors.



THE REAL MISTER FANTASY

Clint L. Bramlett writes about Fantasy football.