| Jan 25, 2013
| 10:38 AM
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy nominated 15 new Superior Court judges Thursday, including prominent Republican Andrew Roraback among the familiar names in the political and legal worlds.
Many people had considered Roraback the Republican Party's best chance to...
| May 24, 2013
| 7:43 PM
When Brittney Griner, one of the defining players in women's basketball history, came out as gay in April, the sporting world seemed to yawn, offer a collective shrug and forget about it in one news cycle.
Nobody cares about women's sports …...
| Dec 28, 2012
Watch the right hand of Chiney Ogwumike.
And even with Tara VanDerveer's pledge not to go ugly, watch for bruises on the UConn players.
UConn and Stanford will run great offense Saturday at Maples Pavilion. They always do. The road map for Geno...
| Dec 28, 2012
| 5:55 PM
PALO ALTO, Calif. — Is it a slap to the face of women's college basketball that the No. 1 vs. No. 2 showdown between Stanford and UConn ended up being relegated to ESPNU?
Sure it is. Then again, the game has clanged enough layups that many sports...
| May 11, 2013
| 2:42 PM
Sue Brown and Valerie Small and Claudia O'Connell meet to run three or four times a week, usually in the early morning.
They run and they talk. And talk. Sometimes loudly. Sometimes so loudly that people tell them to pipe down (since it's 5:30 a.m.)....
| Apr 21, 2013
| 5:22 AM
It was not a good week:
At the Boston Marathon, where bombs killed and maimed.
In West, Texas, where a fertilizer plant exploded, taking lives and leveling the community.
For the media, which seemed to get it first more than it got it right.
| Apr 10, 2013
| 2:24 PM
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — His eighth national championship in hand, Geno Auriemma wanted to savor the moment and not talk about a dynasty just yet.
He had just tied Pat Summitt for the most titles in in NCAA history and wasn't ready to discuss a repeat....
| Apr 2, 2013
| 6:33 AM
On Sunday night, we saw the past and it was Baylor.
On Monday night, we saw the future and it will be UConn.
Between the "was" and the "will be," of course, is the "is." The present is a fickle matter in competitive athletics, although over the...
| Mar 29, 2012
| 4:32 PM
The NCAA Women's Final Four is set, with all No. 1 seeds reaching the national semifinals at the Pepsi Center in Denver. On Sunday, April 1, Connecticut will take on Notre Dame at 6:30pm ET, followed by Stanford vs. Baylor at 8:30pm ET, both games on ESPN...
| Jun 16, 2012
| 5:01 PM
I am a Title IX baby.
The law was passed in 1972 and I was born in 1973. Just as important, I am the daughter of a woman who was very aware of Title IX. She was a teacher and the Title IX compliance coordinator at her school. She was a woman who cared...
| Jun 17, 2012
| 9:56 AM
CROMWELL — The first PGA Tour stop in Connecticut was 60 years ago with the Insurance City Open at Wethersfield Country Club.
Now called the Travelers Championship, it has gone through some name and sponsor changes through the years.
| Dec 7, 2012
On my first day as sports columnist for The Courant, after 15 years covering the NHL, I approached one of the most admired women's basketball players in the world. I had a question.
"Ask me anything you want," Rebecca Lobo said that November day in...