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  • 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...
  • Irving Kravsow, Feisty, Savvy — And A Great Editor

    Irving Kravsow, Feisty, Savvy — And A Great Editor
    Though he held other positions as well, Irving M. Kravsow was the archetypal editor: feisty, savvy, well-connected, hard-driving. He brought those qualities to The Courant's news operation for four decades after World War II. Mr. Kravsow, who died...
  • State Makes Smart Play On Tennis Tournament

    A few people were scratching their heads Friday when they learned that the state agreed to pay $618,000 for the rights to the New Haven Open at the Connecticut Tennis Center on the Yale campus. Some criticized the move as an inappropriate use of state...
  • Katt Williams Performs at the XL Center in Hartford This Saturday

    Katt Williams Performs at the XL Center in Hartford This Saturday
    Comic, rapper and actor Katt Williams (pictured) was ready to hang up the towel at the end of last year. Williams publicly announced his retirement from the comedy scene, then had a change of heart. Now, he's back in action and ready to take Connecticut...
  • Catching Up With Mike Cavanaugh And UConn Hockey In Advance Of Friday's Season Opener

    I spent some time at Freitas Ice Forum on the UConn campus Tuesday, watching the Huskies wrap up one of their final preseason practices. UConn boards a plane Thursday morning – Bradley International direct to Minneapolis, then about an hour bus ride...
  • American Athletic Conference Meetings Begin; No Talk On Basketball Sites

    PONTE VEDRA, Fla. — On a day that included plenty of handshakes and introductions, coaches and athletic directors began the American Athletic Conference spring meetings by discussing the minutiae. They talked about bylaws and scheduling, heard...
  • UConn Swamps Philadelphia In Friendly Tune-Up

    UConn Swamps Philadelphia In Friendly Tune-Up
    HARTFORD – Ah, the preseason in women's college basketball, a time when powerhouses prepare and opponents arrive wide-eyed and leave stunned but well-compensated financially. It happened again Tuesday at the XL Center. The friendship between...
  • Trans Siberian Orchestra Plays the XL Center

    Trans Siberian Orchestra Plays the XL Center
    Theatrical, Christmas-obsessed power metal band Trans Siberian Orchestra (pictured) writes songs that channel December, but the band performs all year round. Their multi-platinum rock opera "The Lost Christmas Eve" is the pinnacle of the Orchestra's...
  • 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....