Feb 28, 2012 5:42pm

Namibia’s ‘Dog-headed Pig Monster’ Spurs Witchcraft Debate

What residents in a rural African village report about at a mysterious white beast with a doglike head and backside resembling a large swine is frightening.  Not because the creature will harm them, but because superstition and accusations surrounding the beast could lead them to… Read More »

By Alexa Pozniak

Jul 30, 2008 2:53pm

Par for the Course

SOUTHPORT, England Some random thoughts on covering my first golf event,  as I sit in an airport terminal, polishing off one final helping of fish and chips…. Leave it to a woman to descend upon one of the biggest events in men’s professional golf and… Read More »

By Alexa Pozniak

May 30, 2008 1:56pm

The Buzz from the Bee…

WASHINGTON, D.C. It’s 6am here in Washington, D.C, and the warm, spring sun is slowly starting to rise above the nation’s capitol. The windows of the White House are dark, and the leader of the free word is, no doubt, still asleep. But a few… Read More »

By Alexa Pozniak

Apr 22, 2008 2:49pm

Teams Go Green…

BRISTOL, Connecticut Whenever the word “green” was mentioned in the realm of professional sports…. it used to revolve around the substantial number of dollar bills being doled out to athletes. Now, it’s a two pronged term. Yes, teams still overpay players, but at least they’re… Read More »

By Alexa Pozniak

Jan 8, 2008 7:16pm

American Gladiators

BRISTOL, Connecticut On Saturday night, I kicked back on the couch with a bowl of buttery popcorn, and turned my attention to the television, where I was about to witness an all-out battle.  Over the course of four, grueling hours, there were a number of… Read More »

By Alexa Pozniak

Nov 6, 2007 12:48pm

State of the Skate

QUEBEC CITY, Quebec Covering the “Skate Canada” international figure skating competition this past weekend, I broke away from the action one night to stroll along the quaint, cobblestone streets of Quebec City. It wasn’t long before it dawned on me that there were no signs… Read More »

By Alexa Pozniak

Oct 24, 2007 3:59pm

An Ode to Boston

BRISTOL, Connecticut Yesterday’s New York Times declared October, 2007 as "Heaven in New England." And to tell you the truth, I couldn’t agree more. In the interest of full-disclosure, I must admit to the fact that I am a lifelong Boston sports fan, sticking by… Read More »

By Alexa Pozniak

Sep 17, 2007 5:01pm

Boys Behaving Badly

BRISTOL, Connecticut Cheating is bad. But losing is worse. That’s a common sentiment shared by many teams across the spectrum of professional sports these days. Athletes once claimed they played for the love of the game. And we believed them. But, as tennis great Martina… Read More »

By Alexa Pozniak

Aug 6, 2007 4:13pm

A Different Kind of “Team”

BRISTOL, Connecticut I consider “sport” to be a metaphor for “life.” All of us face opponents, both big and small, at any given time.  Some we tackle solo, while others involve a team effort.  And in the end, there are those that conquer and come… Read More »

By Alexa Pozniak

Jul 5, 2007 9:25am

Do the “Queue”

WIMBLEDON, England I hate waiting in line. It’s as painful as listening to Paris Hilton give an interview…guaranteed to make me insane in under a minute.  With that being said, you can imagine the look on my face as I strolled out of the All… Read More »