Photo courtesy Fairfield Fire Department

Firefighters Injured During Rescue

Three firefighters have been hospitalized rescuing a woman who scaled a cliff at a New Haven Park.


Kathy Willens/AP Photo

A-Rod Sent For MRI; Out Of Friday’s Game

Alex Rodriguez was sent for an MRI on his sore right knee and is out of the New York Yankees’ lineup for their game against the Tampa Bay Rays on Friday night.


Derek Jeter (Kathy Kmonicek/AP Photo)

Jeter Pulls Himself Out Of All-Star Game

New York Yankee Derek Jeter has pulled himself from the All-Star game.


Kevin Youkilis

Youkilis Still Out After Being Hit By Pitch

Kevin Youkilis is being held out of the Boston Red Sox lineup Tuesday with a bruised back muscle.


Derek Jeter (Ted S. Warren/AP Photo)

Jeter Back From Calf Injury

New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter is back from a calf injury that interrupted his quest for 3,000 career hits.


Derek Jeter (Ted S. Warren/AP Photo)

Yankees: Jeter Returns Monday

The New York Yankees say Derek Jeter is set to rejoin the team on Monday in his return from a calf injury.


Heather Buck, Caroline Doty, Bria Hartley(Jessica Hill/AP Photo)

UConn’s Doty Reinjures Left Knee

Connecticut guard Caroline Doty has reinjured her left knee after missing last season with a third torn ligament in the same joint.


Joba Chamberlain (Chris Carlson/AP Photo)

Yanks’ Chamberlain on DL; Teixeira Back In Lineup

Joba Chamberlain was placed on the 15-day disabled list Wednesday with a stiff elbow, leaving the New York Yankees short two setup men in the bullpen.


Precious (Courtesy New Britain Police)

Police Seek Help For Injured Puppy

New Britain Police are hoping to find a rescue group to care for a puppy found abandoned on Dwight Street this week.


(Kathy Willens/AP Photo)

Twins’ Nishioika Hurt In Swisher Slide

Heralded Japanese import Tsuyoshi Nishioka has left the Minnesota Twins’ game against the New York Yankees with an apparent left leg injury, after Nick Swisher slid into him at second base while breaking up a double play.