Star Donovan Clingan's Dad, An Eversource Worker By Day, Watches UConn Defend National Title Star Donovan Clingan's Dad, An Eversource Worker By Day, Watches UConn Defend National Title
Star Donovan Clingan's Dad, An Eversource Worker By Day, Watches UConn Defend National Title The University of Connecticut's men's basketball team has its second straight NCAA championship, and standout center Donovan Clingan's father, an Eversource supervisor, was there to witness both titles.  The No. 1-seeded Huskies defeated the Purdue Boilermakers in the title game 75-60 on Monday night, April 8 in Glendale, Arizona, winning the program's sixth national title, with all coming since 1999. There to see both impressive wins in person was Eversource electric field operations supervisor Bill Clingan, the father of Hartford County's own 7-foot-2, 280-pound center …
Newtown HS Grad, Ex-Olympian Caitlyn Jenner Visits NY In Support Of Trans Athletes Ban Newtown HS Grad, Ex-Olympian Caitlyn Jenner Visits NY In Support Of Trans Athletes Ban
Newtown HS Grad, Ex-Olympian Caitlyn Jenner Visits NY In Support Of Trans Athletes Ban Caitlyn Jenner, a former Olympian and media personality, paid a visit to Long Island to publicly back a recent executive order banning transgender women from participating in women’s sports. On Monday, March 18, the former Olympian, who came out as a trans woman in 2015, held a press conference alongside Nassau County Executive Bruce Blakeman in support of his polarizing transgender athlete ban. The executive order, which went into effect on Thursday, Feb. 22, prohibits the Nassau County Parks & Recreation Department from issuing permits to female teams that include transgender women, …
Video Of New England Trans Basketball Player Injuring Female Opponent Goes Viral Video Of New England Trans Basketball Player Injuring Female Opponent Goes Viral
Video Of New England Trans Basketball Player Injuring Female Opponent Goes Viral A girls' basketball player in Lynn, Massachusetts, who was allegedly born male has sparked controversy after a video of them wrenching the ball from a female opponent causing an injury has gone viral.  The Thursday, Feb. 8 game between KIPP Academy in Lynn and Collegiate Charter in Lowell ended in a forfeit after Collegiate Charter's coach pulled his team from competition after multiple injuries had "depleted" his team's bench, the school said in a press release.  KIPP Academy has declined to answer questions about the unnamed player's gender, though multiple outlets have rep…
Ben Affleck Dunkin' Super Bowl Commercial Finishes 2nd In Poll Behind Ad Reuniting Castmates Ben Affleck Dunkin' Super Bowl Commercial Finishes 2nd In Poll Behind Ad Reuniting Castmates
Ben Affleck Dunkin' Super Bowl Commercial Finishes 2nd In Poll Behind Ad Reuniting Castmates The lead-up to the Super Bowl is two weeks of speculation over what team will take home the Lombardi trophy, but the discussion over which company will have the most viral ad is its own cottage industry.  And with the average 30-second spot selling for $7 million, the stakes can be just as high for some companies as for the teams taking up the time between ads. To find out which commercials were the most popular, USA Today polled more than 160,000 readers to find out their favorite.  Despite Dunkin shelling out a fortune for its star-studded ad featuring Ben Affleck, his wife…
Netflix To Follow Red Sox For Docuseries Airing In 2025 Netflix To Follow Red Sox For Docuseries Airing In 2025
Netflix To Follow Red Sox For Docuseries Airing In 2025 Netflix is shipping up to Boston. The popular streaming service has announced two projects with the Boston Red Sox, one of Major League Baseball's most storied franchises. Netflix will follow the Red Sox throughout the entire season, providing viewers a window into the ups and downs in one of the most rabid sports environments, Netflix said in a news release.  The docuseries is set to debut in 2025. The second project, which is coming to Netflix later this year, is an untitled documentary looking back at the historic 2004 Red Sox season, which culminated with one of the greatest…
NY Giants QB Tommy DeVito's Agent ‘Italian Jerry Maguire’ Is A New England Legend NY Giants QB Tommy DeVito's Agent ‘Italian Jerry Maguire’ Is A New England Legend
NY Giants QB Tommy DeVito's Agent ‘Italian Jerry Maguire’ Is A New England Legend The football world got its first taste of New York Giants Quarterback Tommy DeVito's agent on Monday night, but Massachusetts residents and many college football fans in New York already knew him. Sean P. Stellato made a splash Monday night, Dec. 11, when a video of him and DeVito went viral on X, formerly Twitter, with even Barstool Sports Owner David Portnoy shouting him out. Though, in true Portnoy fashion, he has a small grudge with the former Salem High School alum.  This motherfucker wrote a book about beating Swampscott my senior year. What a world! https://t.co/3wLRG84HF…
CT Influencer Paige Lorenze Cheers On Boyfriend Tommy Paul At US Open CT Influencer Paige Lorenze Cheers On Boyfriend Tommy Paul At US Open
CT Influencer Paige Lorenze Cheers On Boyfriend Tommy Paul At US Open The US Open is a place for stars, and Connecticut native Paige Lorenze is one of them. The 27-year-old New Haven County native from Guilford sat courtside at Arthur Ashe Stadium in Flushing, Queens, on Sunday, Sept. 3, as her boyfriend Tommy Paul, played against 20-year-old Ben Shelton. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Paige Lorenze (@paigelorenze) Lorenze posted a photo of the court to her Instagram story moments before the match started. Paul, age 26, ultimately fell to Shelton in the fourth set, making Shelton the youngest A…
Review: Best Golf Stats Apps Review: Best Golf Stats Apps
Review: Best Golf Stats Apps Finding a golf stats app can be a bit overwhelming, simply because there are so many to choose from. We’ve written about the value of strokes gained stats, and the best golf stats app absolutely needs to measure strokes gained. Here is our comparison of the best golf stats apps and which ones are worth your investment. Pinpoint GolfPinpoint Golf 1. Pinpoint Golf Pinpoint Golf is the top golf stats app for tracking strokes gained. If you want to dive into strokes gained tracking, but you’re worried about data collection and complexity, don’t fret. Pinpoint makes navigation and data inpu…
What Is Strokes Gained In Golf? What Is Strokes Gained In Golf?
What Is Strokes Gained In Golf? If you play golf, you know it's not easy. In fact, it's probably the most frustrating and difficult game there is. Athletes in other sports might disagree, but everyone can agree that getting good at golf is hard. That's where “strokes gained” comes in. Golfers can finally learn exactly where they need to improve their game so that they can get better faster. A lot faster. Strokes gained compares every facet of a golfers game to other players of a similar skill level. How good are you at short putts, long putts, short game, irons, driving? Strokes gained tells you all this and more. This …
Former Patriots QB Ryan Mallett Drowns In Gulf Of Mexico At 35 Former Patriots QB Ryan Mallett Drowns In Gulf Of Mexico At 35
Former Patriots QB Ryan Mallett Drowns In Gulf Of Mexico At 35 Former New England Patriots quarterback Ryan Mallett died in an apparent drowning in the Florida panhandle on Tuesday, June 27, officials said. He was 35 years old. The Okaloosa County Sheriff's Department identified Mallett as the victim who drowned in the Gulf of Mexico. First responders in northwest Florida were called to the beach in the city of Destin, behind 775 Gulf Shore Drive at around 2:10 p.m., the sheriff's office said. "A group of people in the water near the second sandbar had reportedly been struggling to make their way back to shore," the statement reads. "One of the indi…
NFL Draft: Ex-CT HS QB Will Levis Became 'That Guy' As No Teams Took Him In Round 1 NFL Draft: Ex-CT HS QB Will Levis Became 'That Guy' As No Teams Took Him In Round 1
NFL Draft: Ex-CT HS QB Will Levis Became 'That Guy' As No Teams Took Him In Round 1 What a difference a day makes.  Entering the first night of the NFL Draft on Thursday, April 27, University of Kentucky quarterback Will Levis — the mayonnaise-in-his-coffee drinker born in Newton, Massachusetts, and raised in Middletown, Connecticut. — went from a potential No. 1 pick in the 2023 NFL Draft to not being picked at all in the first round.  Throughout the broadcast, cameras continually cut to the 23-year-old as he huddled with his girlfriend and his family, in what felt like a mean prank by the third hour of the draft. It became harder to watch than Levis' other celebrated ea…
NFL Draft: CT High School Star Will Levis Expected To Have Big Night NFL Draft: CT High School Star Will Levis Expected To Have Big Night
NFL Draft: CT High School Star Will Levis Expected To Have Big Night University of Alabama quarterback Bryce Young has been the consensus No. 1 pick in the 2023 NFL Draft from analysts and armchair general managers for months. But over the last week, Kentuck's Will Levis — a Newton, Massachusetts native who played high school football in Middletown, Connecticut — has been climbing draft boards to become one of football's hottest prospects.  The Carolina Panthers are still expected to take Young with the first pick on Thursday night, April 27, according to Vegas oddsmakers. Though, Levis' draft stock has been on the rise. He went from a 40-to-1 …
Next Level: 6 Greenwich HS Student-Athletes To Join College Programs Next Level: 6 Greenwich HS Student-Athletes To Join College Programs
Next Level: 6 Greenwich HS Student-Athletes To Join College Programs Half a dozen student-athletes from a high school in Fairfield County have signed on the dotted line to officially join NCAA Division I and Division II programs throughout the country.  The six students, who all attend Greenwich High School, celebrated their accomplishments during a recent signing day, Greenwich Public Schools announced on Thursday, April 20.  The athletes who will be joining Division I and Division II programs include:  Jack Konigsberg, who will be joining the University of Michigan's football program; Jake Kiernan, who will be joining the University of Con…
Victory Celebration Set For NCAA Champion Quinnipiac Men's Hockey Team Victory Celebration Set For NCAA Champion Quinnipiac Men's Hockey Team
Victory Celebration Set For NCAA Champion Quinnipiac Men's Hockey Team Fans of the Quinnipiac University men's hockey team will soon be gathering en masse to celebrate the team's first-ever stunning overtime win at the 2023 NCAA Division I national championship. A rally will be held by the university at 6 p.m. on Monday, April 10 at the M&T Bank Arena in Hamden at 305 Sherman Ave. and will celebrate the Bobcats' win over the Minnesota Gophers in the national championship game held on Saturday, April 8.  The win marks the first-ever NCAA championship title for the Quinnipiac men's hockey program, which won a record 34 games during the 2023 season and went …
UConn In Final Four: Trio Of Former CT HS Standouts Hope To Help Huskies Prevail In Houston UConn In Final Four: Trio Of Former CT HS Standouts Hope To Help Huskies Prevail In Houston
UConn In Final Four: Trio Of Former CT HS Standouts Hope To Help Huskies Prevail In Houston When the University of Connecticut's men's basketball team faces Miami in its first Final Four appearance since 2014, the Huskies will be joined by three standouts from Connecticut high schools as they attempt a run to the national championship.  The game, which is scheduled for Saturday, April 1 at 8:49 p.m., will see the No. 4-seeded Huskies facing off against the fifth-seeded Miami Hurricanes in Houston. The winner of the game will then go on to face either No. 9-seeded Florida Atlantic or fifth-seeded San Diego State in the NCAA national championship, which will be held on Monday, …
Coach On Top Of College Basketball World Played Collegiately In Connecticut Coach On Top Of College Basketball World Played Collegiately In Connecticut
Coach On Top Of College Basketball World Played Collegiately In Connecticut The first-year Division I head coach who's now at the top of the men's college basketball world guides Fairleigh Dickinson University in Teaneck, New Jersey. But 51-year-old Tobin Anderson has strong ties to both New York and Connecticut. Bracket-busting FDU became just the second No. 16 seed to defeat a top seed when the Knights stunned Purdue 63-58 Friday night, March 17 in Columbus, Ohio. FDU was a 23.5-point underdog. "We just made history, college basketball history tonight," Anderson told his team in the locker room after the game. "From four wins last year -- it's one of the most u…
Man Dies After Brawl At Middle School Basketball Game In Vermont (Video) Man Dies After Brawl At Middle School Basketball Game In Vermont (Video)
Man Dies After Brawl At Middle School Basketball Game In Vermont (Video) A brawl that erupted during a middle school boys basketball game in New England appears to have turned deadly. Vermont State Police said 60-year-old Russel Giroux died Tuesday night, Jan. 31, shortly after being involved in a large fight at the Alburgh Community Education Center in the town of Alburgh, Vermont. Troopers were called to the school just before 7 p.m. with reports that a fight had broken out between spectators during a 7th-8th grade game between Alburgh and visiting St. Albans. Video posted on Twitter shows nearly a dozen adults on the court, some throwing punches and yelling…
Former Patriots Quarterback Tom Brady Says He Is 'Retiring For Good' Former Patriots Quarterback Tom Brady Says He Is 'Retiring For Good'
Former Patriots Quarterback Tom Brady Says He Is 'Retiring For Good' Former New England Patriots quarterback and seven-time Super Bowl champion Tom Brady says he is retiring from football "for good." The Tampa Bay quarterback shared the news in a semi-emotional video posted to his social media accounts on Wednesday morning, Feb. 1.  Truly grateful on this day. Thank you 🙏🏻❤️ pic.twitter.com/j2s2sezvSS — Tom Brady (@TomBrady) February 1, 2023 "You only get one super-emotional retirement essay and I used mine up last year," Brady joked. "So I really thank you guys, each and every single one of you, for supporting me." Tom Brady's 23-season career: - 7…
Knicks Broadcaster Who Is Son Of Hall-Of-Fame Coach Fired Over Harassment Claims Knicks Broadcaster Who Is Son Of Hall-Of-Fame Coach Fired Over Harassment Claims
Knicks Broadcaster Who Is Son Of Hall-Of-Fame Coach Fired Over Harassment Claims A longtime New York Knicks broadcaster has signed off the air for the last time after being fired by the MSG Network amid alleged harassment allegations, according to reports. A spokesperson for MSG Networks announced radio analyst Brendan Brown's ousting in a statement on Monday, Jan. 23, along with plans for the rest of the Knicks’ regular-season broadcasts. “MSG Networks and Brendan Brown have decided to part company,” officials stated. “For the remainder of the season, various personalities including former Knick John Wallace, will serve as the Knicks radio analyst on the MSG Radio Netw…
A Year After Tragic Death, Hockey Player From New Canaan Earns Permanent Place At Rival School A Year After Tragic Death, Hockey Player From New Canaan Earns Permanent Place At Rival School
A Year After Tragic Death, Hockey Player From New Canaan Earns Permanent Place At Rival School A year after a young athlete died during a high school hockey game in Fairfield County after colliding with another player, the school where it happened is making sure he will be permanently remembered.  Earlier Report - Death Of HS Player From St. Luke's Mourned Inside, Outside Hockey World The Brunswick Upper School in Greenwich has installed a bronze-cast plaque on a balcony above its hockey rink to honor 16-year-old New Canaan resident Teddy Balkind, who died on Jan. 6, 2022, after falling on the ice and being struck by another player who was unable to stop. Balkind…
Sports Journalist Grant Wahl, Age 48, Dies Suddenly While In Press Box Covering World Cup Sports Journalist Grant Wahl, Age 48, Dies Suddenly While In Press Box Covering World Cup
Sports Journalist Grant Wahl, Age 48, Dies Suddenly While In Press Box Covering World Cup A popular sports journalist died while covering a game at the FIFA World Cup in Qatar. Grant Wahl, a New York City resident and soccer analyst for CBS Sports, was age 48. According to CBS News, Wahl collapsed while in the press box during the Argentina-Netherlands quarterfinal match early Saturday, Dec. 10. Paramedics quickly responded, but Wahl was pronounced dead a short time later, the report said. Wahl had written about health issues he had been experiencing while in Qatar. "My body finally broke down on me," Wahl wrote on Substack on Monday, Dec. 5. "Three weeks of little sleep, hi…
Aaron Judge Signs 9-Year, $360M Contract To Stay With Yankees Aaron Judge Signs 9-Year, $360M Contract To Stay With Yankees
Aaron Judge Signs 9-Year, $360M Contract To Stay With Yankees Just months after breaking the American League single-season home-run record, star outfielder Aaron Judge has signed a nine-year, $360 million contract to stay with the New York Yankees, according to multiple reports. If you're scoring at home, that's $40 million per season, the second-largest contract in Major League Baseball history. The 30-year-old Judge hit 62 home runs this past season, breaking the league record of 61 established by Roger Maris in 1961. There had been speculation that Judge, a California native, might sign with the San Francisco Giants, Los Angeles Dodgers, or San Di…
'Captain America' Christian Pulisic 'Cleared To Play' At World Cup Following Hospitalization 'Captain America' Christian Pulisic 'Cleared To Play' At World Cup Following Hospitalization
'Captain America' Christian Pulisic 'Cleared To Play' At World Cup Following Hospitalization Christian Pulisic will be returning to the field after he was injured while scoring his first goal at the World Cup during the US game against Iran —  making this the first winning game for the US men's national team.  The US squad now plays in the Round of 16 against the Netherlands in Qatar at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 3 (FOX-TV).  Captain American will be reporting for duty, the fans are tweeting after the US Men's National Team shared the update on Friday, Dec. 2.  Earlier report: Former Fairfield University Standout Goalie Shuts Out Iran As Team USA Advances In World Cup As protests…
Court Sides With Woman Who Lost UConn Scholarship After Middle Finger Incident Court Sides With Woman Who Lost UConn Scholarship After Middle Finger Incident
Court Sides With Woman Who Lost UConn Scholarship After Middle Finger Incident A former University of Connecticut athlete from New York's Hudson Valley who was stripped of her full college scholarship after she raised a middle finger following a championship game victory has won a victory in court, a report by Courthouse News Service said.  In November 2014, UConn women's soccer player and then-freshman Noriana Radwan, from the Dutchess County village of Wappingers Falls, flashed her middle finger to a television camera after her team beat the University of South Florida 3-2 in the American Athletic Conference championship game.  Immediately after the w…
Former Fairfield University Standout Goalie Shuts Out Iran As Team USA Advances In World Cup Former Fairfield University Standout Goalie Shuts Out Iran As Team USA Advances In World Cup
Former Fairfield University Standout Goalie Shuts Out Iran As Team USA Advances In World Cup Team USA is advancing in the World Cup after its dramatic win against Iran, in large part thanks to its goalkeeper, who played collegiate soccer in Connecticut. Goalie Matt Turner, who was a standout at Fairfield University, was able to keep Iran from scoring in its match with Team USA on Tuesday, Nov. 29 which ended with the US winning 1-0.  Christian Pulisic scored the game's lone goal for Team USA against Iran. It came in the first round. The USA now plays in the Round of 16 against the Netherlands at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 3.  During his stint with Fairfield University, T…
Former Yale Head Coach Sentenced In College Admissions Case Former Yale Head Coach Sentenced In College Admissions Case
Former Yale Head Coach Sentenced In College Admissions Case A former Yale University women's soccer coach was sentenced for accepting bribes to facilitate the admission of students to Yale as purported athletic recruits. New Haven County resident Rudolph "Rudy" Meredith, age 54, of Madison, was sentenced to five months in prison and one year of supervised release on Wednesday, Nov. 9, according to the United States Attorney’s Office for the District of Massachusetts. He was also ordered to pay a $19,000 fine and forfeiture of $557,774, the US Attorney's Office said. The US Attorney's Office said Meredith pleaded guilty to one co…
UConn Women's Basketball Player Paige Bueckers Nears Millionaire's Club UConn Women's Basketball Player Paige Bueckers Nears Millionaire's Club
UConn Women's Basketball Player Paige Bueckers Nears Millionaire's Club Paige Bueckers is making money moves. Even though the 21-year-old UConn star is out for the season due to an ACL injury, she's still one of the most successful female athletes in the NCAA, according to On3 Sports. The record-setting Huskies point guard was ranked the third-most successful female Name, Image, and Likeness (NIL) moneymaker by On3 Sports.  @paigebueckers Media day lighting😁 #uconn #media #day #5 #hoops ♬ normal girl sza - 🦖 Valued at $816,000, Bueckers and countless other college athletes have been able to profit off of their own names since the NCAA lifted the NIL…
Patriots Running Back James White Retires After 8 Seasons In New England Patriots Running Back James White Retires After 8 Seasons In New England
Patriots Running Back James White Retires After 8 Seasons In New England Patriots running back James White, who won three Super Bowls during his eight years in New England, announced on Thursday, Aug. 11, that he would retire.  "It has been an honor to represent my family, my teammates, and the people of New England as a Patriot!," the nine-year veteran posted on social media. "... "Thank you to Mr. Kraft, Coach Belichick, and the entire Patriots organization for giving me the opportunity to live out my childhood dream. To be able to play my entire career for one franchise, in front of the best fans in the NFL, has been a tremendous blessing and honor." New …
Former Bengals Receiver Chad Johnson Gives Waitress $1,000 Tip On $24 Bill Former Bengals Receiver Chad Johnson Gives Waitress $1,000 Tip On $24 Bill
Former Bengals Receiver Chad Johnson Gives Waitress $1,000 Tip On $24 Bill Chad Johnson, the outspoken wide receiver who finished his career with the New England Patriots, earned nearly $50 million while in the NFL, and he's sharing the wealth. He recently left a North Carolina waitress a $1,000 tip on a $24 bill.  Johnson, better known by the nickname Ochocinco — a name he adopted for his jersey number 85 while in Cincinnati, tweeted a photo of the receipt from Stephanie's Restaurant in Greensboro, NC, this week to prove his generosity. Next to his $1,000 tip, Johnson left the cheeky message, "I once scored 6 touchdowns in 'Madden' using myself."  Johnson wrote "…
Boston Celtics Legend, Civil Rights Activist Bill Russell Dies At 88 Boston Celtics Legend, Civil Rights Activist Bill Russell Dies At 88
Boston Celtics Legend, Civil Rights Activist Bill Russell Dies At 88 NBA legend and and former center for the Boston Celtics William "Bill" Russell has died at the age of 88, according to a statement on his Twitter.  An announcement… pic.twitter.com/KMJ7pG4R5Z — TheBillRussell (@RealBillRussell) July 31, 2022 Russell won 11 NBA titles with the Celtics, the most by any player, over his 13 seasons with the team, ESPN reports.  Russell was also a five-time NBA Most Valuable Player and a 12-time NBA All-Star. He later became the first Black coach of a North American professional sports team.  An all-time winner, teammate and person 💚 pic.twitter.com/xNQ…
Investigation Underway After Mysterious Drone Flies Above Yankee Stadium During Game Investigation Underway After Mysterious Drone Flies Above Yankee Stadium During Game
Investigation Underway After Mysterious Drone Flies Above Yankee Stadium During Game Police are investigating after a drone flew above Yankee Stadium in the middle of Yankees-Red Sox, according to NJ.com. The incident took place on Saturday, July 16 when the Yankees were en route to beating the Sox 1-14. The drone reportedly zipped around in the air for 15 minutes near the Delta Airlines sign in the right-center field, NJ.com said. The drone flashed red and green lights as it flew around before vanishing behind the stands in right field and then out of the stadium completely, the news site reported. Yankees officials told NJ.com they were aware of the drone and the NYPD w…