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The Boy Who Was "Too Good" To Play Youth Baseball Never Got To Grow Up

When Mark Gambardella learned last week that Jericho Scott, one of his PONY league baseball players, had died—that the 16-year-old had been shot two doors down from his family’s home—the coach wept. Then he headed to the Dom Aitro Field in New Haven, Conn. It was Sunday morning, and one of Gambardella’s younger teams… » 5/01/15 3:05pm 5/01/15 3:05pm

How Many "Subway Series" Have There Been In NCAA History?

Tomorrow, Yale takes on Quinnipiac for the NCAA men's hockey championship. Plenty has been written about the cultural differences between these two programs—for an overview of the rise and fall of Greater New Haven hockey culture, you can read Jack Dickey's excellent piece; for a good look at what Yale's like, you can… » 4/12/13 6:45pm 4/12/13 6:45pm

How Quinnipiac Tore Up And Rewrote New Haven's Hockey History

You would expect to find the nation's No. 1 college hockey team here on the northern shore of Long Island Sound. This is true hockey country, even by New England's impossible standards. You would expect to find a team that built a 21-game unbeaten streak from November to February, a team that posted a 17-2-3… » 4/11/13 5:25pm 4/11/13 5:25pm