• Golf course to get makeover before next year’s Travelers

    CROMWELL, Conn. (AP) — TPC River Highlands, the site of the annual Travelers Championship golf tournament, is getting a makeover.

  • Anne Donovan resigns as head coach of Connecticut Sun

    UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Anne Donovan has stepped down as the head coach of The Connecticut Sun after three losing seasons.

  • Jessica Mendoza to call AL wild-card game in a first

    BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) — Jessica Mendoza will become the first female analyst to call a nationally televised Major League Baseball postseason game when she works the American League wild-card matchup next week for ESPN.

  • Fairfield to honor Wolff, Elmore, MacMullan

    FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) — Bob Wolff, Len Elmore and Jackie MacMullan, who have been covering college sports for a combined 135 years, will be presented with the third annual “Stags Lifetime Achievement Award: Leader of the Herd” from Fairfield University.

  • In this Saturday, Nov. 23, 1996 file photo, emergency workers stand near an Amtrak train which derailed and fell down an embankment into a marshy area after sideswiping a southbound Amtrak train in a remote area of Secaucus, N.J. While the issue of building a new rail tunnel under the Hudson River and refurbishing the existing 105-year-old tunnel has gained traction in recent weeks after a series of delays, it is far from the only chokepoint on the 457-mile Northeast corridor between Washington, D.C. and Boston. These include regular delays at the Portal Bridge caused by the 105-year-old swing bridge not closing properly after opening for boats. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun,file)

    A look at the worst bottlenecks on the Northeast Corridor

    NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — As state and federal officials look for an estimated $15 billion for a new train tunnel between New York and New Jersey, passengers along the rail line known as the Northeast Corridor contend with regular disruptions caused by track configurations and infrastructure dating to the time of the Model T — or earlier.