Dom Amore joined the Courant in 1988 and has been the UConn men’s basketball beat reporter since 2011, chronicling their national championship run in 2014. He also has covered the Giants, Whalers and Yankees beats during his career in Hartford. Dom has won more than two dozen state, regional and national sportswriting awards. The National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association named him Connecticut Sportswriter of the Year in 2011, 2012 and 2013. He served as vice chairman of the New York Chapter of the Baseball Writers of America in 2005-06. A lifelong resident of the New Haven area, he previously worked for the Shore Line Newspapers, the New Haven Register and the Milford Citizen.