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Amida Brimah First UConn Player To Cross Husky Run Finish Line

October 1, 2014 7:09 PM EDT

STORRS - Amida Brimah is UConn's biggest player. In the Husky Run, he also proved to be the fastest.


Cavanaugh Admits Hockey East Foes Will Be Tough For UConn

October 1, 2014 7:24 PM EDT

STORRS — Returning members of the UConn hockey team don't have to wonder what it takes to beat a Hockey East team. The Huskies did it twice in three attempts last season, defeating UMass and Providence and losing to Boston University.


Rehabilitated Carson Cross Eager For UConn Baseball Season

October 1, 2014 6:26 PM EDT

STORRS — It was just a typical fall to the ground, the kind of thing that happens a hundred times in an intramural flag football game on a college campus.


Bumgarner, Giants shut out Pirates 8-0 to advance

October 1, 2014 11:36 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH -- Brandon Crawford became the first shortstop to hit a grand slam in a postseason game, and Madison Bumgarner pitched a four-hit shutout as the San Francisco Giants beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 8-0 Wednesday night in the National League wild-card game.


HS Football: First-Year Coach Has Maloney Off To 3-0 Start

October 1, 2014 3:04 PM EDT

Maloney-Meriden has the opportunity to match its combined winning total of the previous two seasons Friday night at E.O. Smith-Storrs.


On The Fly: Derek Jeter The Publisher

October 1, 2014 6:09 PM EDT

Derek Jeter? Cutting edge? Well, yes, the recently retired Yankees shortstop and captain is back at work already. He helped create The Players Tribune and is the founding publisher. According to the website (theplayerstribune.com), Jeter will be working with other athletes, editors and...


Chastain Visits State; Will Coach Boys Soccer In California

October 1, 2014 4:26 PM EDT

Brandi Chastain, one of the most recognizable players in U.S. women's soccer history, visited Connecticut on Wednesday to talk about a variety topics, including her latest challenge ? coaching high school boys soccer.


Kevin Ollie's Sizes Up Each Of His UConn Basketball Players

October 1, 2014 12:07 PM EDT

CROMWELL ? Kevin Ollie was exuberant when he walked into the ballroom at 7:40 a.m. on Wednesday, and he seemed to pick up energy and enthusiasm as the morning went on. In his annual address to the Middlesex County Chamber of Commerce, Ollie used the occasion, as Jim Calhoun usually did,...


Kevin Ollie Talks Of A UConn Title Repeat; High Praise For Ryan Boatright

October 1, 2014 10:47 AM EDT

CROMWELL ? Kevin Ollie was speaking again to the Middlesex County Chamber of Commerce, and  for the new season, he offered a new challenge.


UConn Basketball First Night Details Out; Doors Open At 5 on Oct. 17

October 1, 2014 11:20 AM EDT

UConn has released details for First Night, as the men's and women's basketball teams celebrate their championships and begin the journey of a new season. First Night, at Gampel Pavilion, is Oct. 17, from 7-8:15 p.m., will again feature a "co-ed" basketball scrimmage, something that was well...