Monday, August 6, 2012

Remembering Dave Solomon

A year ago today, the Register and the entire journalism community suffered a great loss when longtime Register columnist Dave Solomon was killed in a one-car crash. He was on his way home from a UConn football practice.

I can't tell you how many times over the past year I've looked at a sports story -- whether it be UConn or some other local or national story -- and wondered, "What would Dave's take on this be?" "What kind of a column would he have written?" To think of what Dave would have written about UConn's APR situation and postseason ban, Jim Calhoun's status and future, the Penn State ugliness -- what a great loss to all of us who appreciate thoughtful writing on interesting, sometimes very important topics.

The Dave Solomon Scholarship at UConn has been established to forever keep his memory and spirit alive. Please take a moment to think of Dave at


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