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Bridgeport, CT, United States

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Recent articles by Michael:

Newtown’s Mackie Samoskevich chosen for USA Hockey’s team at rescheduled World Juniors

A first-round draft pick of the Florida Panthers in 2021, Samoskevich scored 29 points as... → Read More

Bridgeport Islanders sign two defensemen and goalie

MacKinnon returns after a year away. Tikkanen was a New York Islanders draft pick.... → Read More

Paige Bueckers injury: Experts eplain ACL tear, recovery timetable and more

Paige Bueckers also suffered a tibial plateau fracture and lateral meniscus tear during a... → Read More

NFHS tweaks football rules on intentional grounding, chop blocks and more for 2022 season

The NFHS cited player safety, letting quarterbacks throw the ball away under certain... → Read More

UConn’s Jana Sanden putting up huge numbers for Stratford Brakettes, looking for consistency

“Popups don’t win games,” the Brakettes manager says, and he hopes to have a chance... → Read More

Defense sparks offense as Shelton tops Monroe for District 3 Little League championship

A running catch ended the top of the third. A home run off the scoreboard highlighted the... → Read More

How this Connecticut hockey player won international medal for Singapore’s junior team.

Amity High’s Ben Qian wanted to keep skating while visiting family in Singapore. He... → Read More

West Haven boys hockey expecting co-op with Valley schools

The Blue Devils won seven CIAC championships between 1949 and 1994. They might have 10... → Read More

Coaches like opportunities six-division football playoff format presents

“Everyone will always have an issue with how it turns out, you know what I’m... → Read More

Connecticut native Charlie Leddy goes to New Jersey Devils in NHL Draft: ‘Couldn’t be a better spot’

The 18-year-old defenseman who played two years for USA Hockey's National Team Development Program was selected in the fourth round, 126th overall, by the Devils. → Read More

Connecticut native Charlie Leddy waiting to hear his name at NHL draft: ‘Anxious’

Fairfield’s Charlie Leddy, bound for Boston College, played the past two years with USA Hockey’s National Team Development Program. → Read More

Albertus Magnus to add varsity women’s hockey in 2023-24

The school had hoped to add women’s hockey earlier after introducing men’s hockey for... → Read More

‘Perfect storm’: Why Connecticut high school lacrosse participation numbers are fluctuating

Though the sport has been knocking on the door of 100 CIAC varsity programs, many teams... → Read More

Retired Albertus Magnus professor remembers friend Marlin Briscoe, first Black starting pro quarterback in AFL

Briscoe’s experience trying to convince NFL teams to play him at quarterback helped... → Read More

Area coaches react to Supreme Court decision regarding coach praying on football field

The Court ruled in favor of Joseph Kennedy, who lost his coaching job in Washington after... → Read More

Matakevich brings back camp for young football players to St. Joseph

Now 29 and a seventh-year pro, the former Cadet brought a few NFL and college friends... → Read More

Fairfield Prep’s Marco Firmender the New Haven Register Area MVP for boys lacrosse

The Jesuits’ senior, who was the SCC Player of the Year, became a more unselfish, more... → Read More

Ridgefield native Cam McGuire named ECHL Broadcaster of the Year

McGuire calls games for the Worcester Railers and filled in on several AHL broadcasts... → Read More

Milford’s White re-signs with Iowa (ECHL)

Called up from the SPHL, he scored in his first game and racked up nearly a point a game... → Read More

Sacred Heart aiming for smaller Atlantic Hockey tournament with interesting non-conference visitors

Non-conference visitors include Northeastern, Merrimack and, to open Martire Family... → Read More