Black Wolves Fall To Minnesota, 19-13

UNCASVILLE — The Minnesota Swarm scored nine second-half goals Saturday to hand the New England Black Wolves their first loss of the season, 19-13, before 3,563 at the Mohegan Sun Arena. Kevin Buchanan tied a career high with five goals and tied his season high with four assists. Pat Saunders had a career-high five assists […]

On The Fly: Turns Out Belichick Is A ‘My Cousin Vinny’ Fan

There are times, apparently, when Bill Belichick cracks a smile. The man has a sense of humor. That became clear Saturday afternoon when, during an impromptu press conference, he referenced one of the great comedy films of the last 25 years, “My Cousin Vinny.” Going on the offense, Belichick said he and the Patriots have […]

Kunnas Denied Late As BC Holds Off UConn

CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. — What UConn hockey coach Mike Cavanaugh liked most about his team’s play in his old workplace Saturday night was that it was unafraid, unwilling to settle. Outplayed for stretches, the Huskies didn’t lose any swagger or sense of opportunity, right through a frenzied attempt to score the tying goal with time […]

Kuchar Stumbles, Gives Away Humana Challenge Lead

LA QUINTA, Calif. — Matt Kuchar’s ball crashed into the rocks at the foot of the Santa Rosa Mountains and shot sideways into the All-American Canal. More rocks and water gobbled up another ball — and with it, his third-round lead on Saturday in the Humana Challenge. “It’s too bad, but it’s what happened,” Kuchar […]

Reilly Brothers, Latina Form Unique Coaching Fraternity

WETHERSFIELD — Anthony Latina is on a storytelling roll this morning, about time spent over the years with Joe Reilly and Luke Reilly, brothers who are sitting across the table. If all that was planned is to actually be accomplished during this latest get-together, part of the Reillys’ job is to occasionally reel in the […]

Belichick: ‘We Followed The Rules … To The Letter’

The Patriots are scheduled to travel to Arizona on Monday, arriving for the media-saturated Super Bowl week as the team is embroiled in a rules scandal. But rather than face questions from news, entertainment and sports reporters from throughout the world while an NFL investigation hangs over the franchise, coach Bill Belichick took a proactive […]

With Bulls Struggling, Huskies Must Take Advantage

HARTFORD — South Florida is in the early stages of rebuilding, and after some encouraging efforts early in the season, reality has been setting in. “[Inconsistency] is the dilemma you have with a young team,” coach Orlando Antigua told reporters after a recent loss to Tulsa, “and we hate to keep going back to that, […]

Former CEO Of Stamford-Based Company Charged With Animal Cruelty

STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) – The former CEO of an arena catering business who resigned in September after video surfaced of him kicking a puppy in an elevator has been charged with animal cruelty in Canada. Desmond Hague, the former chief executive of Stamford-based Centerplate Inc., was charged Friday with two cruelty counts as a result […]

Belichick Makes Shrewd Move Trying To Deflate Deflategate

Although Bill Belichick kept repeating that he is not a scientist, he is a genius. In emerging Saturday for an impromptu press conference that was long on science, short on patience and nothing short of remarkable, the Patriots coach did more than insist that his team followed every rule in preparing footballs for the AFC […]

Potential For Another Snow Storm Coming Monday

Residents will have a chance to clear snow from Saturday’s messy storm before another one moves into the region Monday. Starting Monday night there’s a “potential for a big snowstorm,” Fox CT meteorologist Sam Sampieri said. That storm is expected to last through Tuesday and possibly even into Wednesday, and snowfall totals may be considerable, […]

Pioneer College Coach Has Gone Back To High School

STORRS — Mary Roickle’s introduction to sports came at age 3. She couldn’t play catch with her brothers, so she would hide next to the house and jump into the game. “As the ball would come, I would try to run out and catch it,” she said. “The first time I ever did it, I […]

Host Of Cable Show, Manchester Review, Signs Off

MANCHESTER — Manchester Review, a cable TV show focused on local issues, has ended its run for the foreseeable future, host Jack Peak announced Saturday. “Due to personal circumstances, including a potential full-time move to Cape Cod, your host will be on an indefinite hiatus — a second retirement if you will,” Peak wrote in […]

Bill Belichick on deflated footballs: Patriots ‘followed the rules to the letter’

Saying his team “followed every rule to the letter,” New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick described in detail how his team prepares its footballs on game day and defended his players from chatter that they made it to the Super Bowl by cheating. “At no time was there any intent whatsoever to try to compromise […]

Police: 3rd person dies after shooting at Nebraska party

Gunfire erupted during a crowded party in a vacant house in Omaha early Saturday, leaving three people dead and five wounded, and most witnesses refusing to help investigators, according to police. As many as 50 people were in and around the small home when shots were fired “by multiple shooters” around 2 a.m., Omaha Police […]