Here’s a list of freshmen who could make an immediate impact in their first seasons in a UConn uniform. Look out for these new Huskies in basketball, baseball and field hockey.
There are 172 teams between the NFL and major college football, and for 171 of them, the season is already over. The Patriots will cruise to a Super Bowl victory next week because the universe owes us nothing, and Patriots fans will pretend that their 30th championship in the last 20 years is just as meaningful as the last 29.
In this final column of the calendar year, instead of counting down the best moments of the year, let’s take a look at the bigger picture of the 2017 sports world by finding out the year’s best and worst cities for the four major sports. I’ll limit the process to cities with three teams or more in the MLB, NBA, NFL and NHL.