THE DAY’S SPORTS BLOGS


THE GREAT OUTDOORS

Outdoor adventures.

Brace Yourself For The New Year’s Day Run-Swim

When those uninitiated in the longstanding New Year’s Day tradition of running from Mystic to Fishers Island Sound and leaping into the icy water ask, "How can you stand it? Doesn’t it hurt?" we stoic veterans...

Two's Company, Three Hundred's A Crowd – On The Trail Or On A Sidewalk

While kayaking the 341-mile Erie Canal from Buffalo to Albany a few years ago I spotted another paddler a mile or so away headed in my direction. Having encountered only one or two other kayaks nearly a week into what turned out to be an...



SIDELINE RANTS (AND RAVES)

Vickie blogs about high school sports.

Kane, Waterford volleyball keep Eudy in their memories

Waterford High School volleyball coach Beau Lucas calls senior Colleen Kane one of the cornerstones of the program.

There's nothing quite like the starting line (and the hot dogs) at Wickham Park

Shawn Towne, the Fitch High School girls’ cross country coach, jokes that one of the top reasons to take his team to last Saturday’s Wickham Park Invitational in Manchester is the hot dogs from nearby Augie & Ray’s...



YAWKEY WAY

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

Red Sox bring in Sandoval, Ramirez in big offseason moves

Surprise, surprise. The Boston Red Sox wasted no time this off-season, making a huge splash when they signed two big free agents on Monday: Pablo Sandoval and Hanley Ramirez.

Red Sox Roundup: Friday, October 3rd

Well, the season is over. It’s been over for a while, but it’s officially over now. There are plenty of topics to get to when looking at what went wrong, but I just wanted to touch on a few late-season headlines.



THE LONESOME POLECAT

Sports writer Ned Griffen blogs about high school football.



UCONN MEN'S BASKETBALL

Gavin's blog runs during basketball season.

Post-game breakdown: Columbia

UConn coach Kevin Ollie saw it coming.He really did.

Pre-game preview: Columbia

UConn has only four non-conference games remaining this season.



THE REAL MISTER FANTASY

Clint L. Bramlett writes about Fantasy football.

Rocking the playoffs!

This time of year, the immortal words of Jim Mora ring in my head: "Playoffs?! Playoffs?!" (Best said with a high-pitched, irritated voice.) Yes, it’s the playoffs. Welcome to the second season - if you were good...

What Do Lenin and Stalin Have to Do With Fantasy Football? (And More!)

The Russians are coming! The Russians are coming!