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  • UConn Takes Out No. 11 Vermont In Men's Hockey

    UConn Takes Out No. 11 Vermont In Men's Hockey
    HARTFORD — Spencer Naas scored. Johnny Austin scored. That's the brief summary, with an intriguing twist, to what took place before a late-arriving, increasingly energetic crowd of 5,072 at the XL Center on Friday night. The UConn men's hockey...
  • Finland To Storrs: Ojantakanen Finds Home With UConn Hockey

    Finland To Storrs: Ojantakanen Finds Home With UConn Hockey
    STORRS – In the UConn locker room, he's known as O.J., Juice, Kasper, Kaspo or K.O. Back home in Helsinki, Finland, most friends and teammates call him Kassu. "I have many nicknames," Huskies freshman forward Kasperi Ojantakanen said. "I was...
  • Crunch Beat Wolf Pack, 5-4

    HARTFORD — The Syracuse Crunch scored four goals in the first period Wednesday night at the XL Center, and the Wolf Pack were unable to recover, losing 5-4. Mike Angelidis and Yanni Gourde led the way for the Crunch with two goals each. Tanner...
  • On The Fly: To Us, He's Shabazz; Chris Bosh Has Other Ideas

    On The Fly: To Us, He's Shabazz; Chris Bosh Has Other Ideas
    Shabazz Napier played on two national champions and has impressed as a rookie with the Miami Heat. But he is still a rookie, as are some teammates. Last month Chris Bosh said, "They don't have a name. I'm bringing that back. Call me old school. Even the...
  • Hard-Charging Huskies Settle For Tie

    Hard-Charging Huskies Settle For Tie
    HARTFORD – Evan Richardson had come down the wing and fired the puck off the post, low and to the left of RPI goalie Scott Diebold. It was early in the third period, perhaps the most precise and lively 20 minutes UConn has put together all season,...
  • Learning Higher

    Learning Higher
    Full disclosure: I once taught an editorial cartooning and comic strip course at Eastern Connecticut State University for one semester. A few years after that I gave the commencement address for Central Connecticut State University at what was then called...
  • UConn Hockey: Limiting Mistakes Is Focus For RPI

    UConn Hockey: Limiting Mistakes Is Focus For RPI
    STORRS – The UConn hockey team isn't likely to win many games in which it doesn't play well for three periods. The roster doesn't feature a player who will consistently bail out the Huskies on an off night. "We don't have LeBron," coach Mike...
  • 'The Grand' To Provide First Test Of Downtown's Appetite For New Apartments

    'The Grand' To Provide First Test Of Downtown's Appetite For New Apartments
    HARTFORD — The marketing for the new downtown apartment project is bold: "Join Hartford's Renaissance and Live Large ... Live Grand!" The Grand, as in The Grand on Ann Street apartments, 26 units in a former Masonic Hall that will begin leasing...
  • UConn Women Put On A Three-Point Show In Beating UC Davis

    UConn Women Put On A Three-Point Show In Beating UC Davis
    DAVIS, Calif. — According to the official timeline, it had been 15 years since UConn began a season on the road. But it's been a very long time, almost forever, since the nine-time national champions put on an offensive show anywhere like the...
  • UConn Shut Out By Old Atlantic Hockey Rival Sacred Heart

     UConn Shut Out By Old Atlantic Hockey Rival Sacred Heart
    WATERTOWN — UConn hockey coach Mike Cavanaugh, after discussing reasons for a rather flat performance Friday night against Sacred Heart, ended with praise for the opponent and a succinct analysis of his own team's play. "It wasn't awful," he said....
  • Strong Start To Season For UConn Women Against UC Davis

    Strong Start To Season For UConn Women Against UC Davis
    DAVIS, Calif. — There are times when the sheer force and depth that UConn possesses literally brings an opponent to a complete standstill. Such was the case again Friday when the Huskies opened the 2014-15 campaign at UC Davis before what would...