Regional Digest: Children's Charities Tennis Classic Set Aug. 3-5 In New Britain All participants must register online at nutmegstategames.org. Whale Win Business Award The Connecticut Whale won a Team Business Services award from the National Hockey League. The league recognized achievements in a variety of categories including ticket ... 07/13/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
Regional Digest: UConn TE Griffin On Mackey Award Watch List University of Connecticut senior tight end Ryan Griffin (Londonderry, N.H.) was named to the 2012 John Mackey Award Watch List. The Mackey Award goes to the most outstanding collegiate tight end. Griffin was second team All-Big East last season when he ... 07/9/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
The last game at Floyd Casey Stadium – or Baylor Stadium when I was growing up in Waco – is Saturday afternoon when the Bears host the University of Texas.
Next season, the Bears move into the $260-million, on-campus Baylor Stadium – the house that Art Briles and Robert Griffin III built -- on the banks of the Brazos River, a long Bryce Petty touchdown pass from I-35.
I will attend Saturday's game against the dreaded Bevos, a game that could be for the Big 12 title, depending on what happens between Oklahoma and Oklahoma State in an earlier game.
What makes this game so special to me -- beyond what it means for the Bears and Longhorns -- is that many of my friends, including some I worked with at the Waco Tribune-Herald while I was a student at Baylor, will also be there.
The Baseball Assistance Team (B. A. T.) announced on Thursday that it has created the Commissioner Bud Selig Leadership Award to be presented annually in recognition of baseball executives for extraordinary support of the organization.
Robinson Cano's performance on the field has set him up for a monster payday in free agency this offseason. But external forces are not only arguing, but practically conspiring, against the kind of numbers he and his camp have been seeking.