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  • 2013-14 UConn Women's Game-By-Game Schedule, Results

    The 2013-14 UConn women’s basketball schedule: Nov. 1: vs. Gannon (exhibition), W, 101-35 Nov. 5: vs. Philadelphia (exhibition), W, 93-28 Nov. 9: vs. Hartford, W, 89-34 Nov. 11: vs. Stanford, W, 76-57 Nov. 15: at Maryland, W, 72-55 Nov....
  • UConn Gets Past Loyola Of Maryland, 76-66

     UConn Gets Past Loyola Of Maryland, 76-66
    HARTFORD — It would be a stretch to say that the game was slipping away, but a familiar pattern, a pattern that UConn coach Kevin Ollie does not like, was playing out. Up 15, up five. Up 17, up nine. The UConn men's basketball team was letting...
  • Hartford Laying Plans To Bridge The I-84 Canyon

    The ill-starred decision more than a half-century ago to run I-84 through downtown Hartford did wonders for moving cars — but at considerable cost to the physical integrity of the central city. The highway cut the North End off from downtown,...
  • Democratic Contribution Raised Specter Of Pay-To-Play

    Asked about his party's aggressive fund-raising tactics in recent months, Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said the standard to apply is "whether we're compliant with the law, and we'll hold ourselves to that standard." But a $10,000 contribution in...
  • UConn Defeats Southern 93-65 In Exhibition Season Opener

    STORRS – DeAndre Daniels was talking, Ryan Boatright was hitting open shots and Amida Brimah was batting the ball into the student section, prompting chants of "Am-ee-dah … Am-ee-dah." A new season is nearly here, and the UConn men's...
  • XL Center Lands AAC Men's Basketball Tournament For 2015

    XL Center Lands AAC Men's Basketball Tournament For 2015
    HARTFORD — One day after the city drew more than 200,000 for the UConn dual championship celebration, Hartford scored another college basketball triumph. The American Athletic Conference announced Monday it will play its men's basketball...
  • When Gordie Howe Signed, Hockey Became Relevant In Hartford

    When Gordie Howe Signed, Hockey Became Relevant In Hartford
    For a city starving for a sports identity, the arrival of the greatest player in the history of hockey was met with a collective gasp. Gordie Howe was 49 years old when he brought his two sons to town in 1977. The New England Whalers were a struggling...
  • UConn Running Out Of Time To Redefine Itself

    UConn Running Out Of Time To Redefine Itself
    As the regular season winds down, UConn's opportunities to define — or redefine — itself are dwindling. "We'll get there," coach Kevin Ollie said after the Huskies' stinging 64-55 loss to Southern Methodist on Sunday. "We do it in spurts, but...
  • Capsule: UConn at South Florida

    Site: Sun Dome, Tampa, Fla. Time: Wednesday, 7 p.m. TV: CBS Sports Network (Dave Ryan, Pete Gillen) Radio: WTIC-AM 1080, WILI-AM 1400, WELI-AM 960. WGCH 1490 (Joe D'Ambrosio, Wayne Norman) Series history: UConn, 11-2 Last meeting: UConn, 83-40, at XL...
  • American Athletic Conference basketball tournament headed to Hartford

    American Athletic Conference basketball tournament headed to Hartford
    The American Athletic Conference basketball tournament is headed to Hartford, Conn. The American scheduled a teleconference for Monday afternoon to announce the site. Chris Lawrence, the general manager of Hartford's XL Center, and Andy Bessette, a...
  • Bring The Whalers Home To Hartford

    Bring The Whalers Home To Hartford
    The Whalers need to return to Hartford. Here's looking at you, National Hockey League Commissioner Gary Bettman. The Whalers belong in Connecticut. We still have a strong fan base, and indeed, low ticket sales can't be blamed as the reason the Whalers...