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The Sports Journal

Pigskin Predictions

I was 9-5 last week putting my total so far this year at 18-9. Not too bad. Let’s see what week 3 looks like. The New York Giants travel to Philadelphia at 1 p.m. to see a very good Eagles…

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NBHS FOOTBALL LOCATION CHANGED

The Game with Southington FRIDAY NIGHT will be played AT SOUTHINGTON HIGH FIELD NOT RENTSCHLER FIELD BECAUSE OF THE WEATHER FORECAST OF 1+ inches of rain!! The Game will be Friday same time 7:00pm @ Southington High School. Tickets purchased…

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Pigskin Predictions

I was 9-4 with my picks last week which is pretty good for week 1. Let’s take a look at what week 2 looks like. The New York Jets play Jacksonville at home Sunday at 1 p.m. It’s hard not…

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Football History from 1938 Saved

While delving into the passion that sets New Britain High football apart, I came upon an interesting story a few years back. I was working out at Unionville’s Valley Fitness Center with an old friend Kevin Roche when he told…

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Tebucky Personifies A New Britain Rebirth

I witnessed the playing days of Tebucky Jones in the early 1990s from behind a keyboard. What’s needless to say is that he was a great high school running back. What bears repeating are his numbers – 4,537 yards rushing,…

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New Britain Sports Has That Certain Something

The intangible characteristic that depicts sports tradition in New Britain as time-honored beyond most is best described by a French saying that has found a niche in English because English scholars cannot find a better way to say it. Je…

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A Bit About the New NBCJ Sportswriter

My guess is that New Britain sports fans know me. I wrote locally for the New Britain Herald for 15 years, and in the process made lots of friends and literally thousands of acquaintances. For 14 seasons, I covered the…

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Pigskin Predictions

The New York Giants take on the Washington Redskins at 4:15 p.m. Sunday for their first game of the season in Washington D.C. The Giants are suffering several key injuries including rising star Terrell Thomas. Despite injuries the offense is…