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  • Big Names In Rock, Pop Left Us With Big Memories

    Big Names In Rock, Pop Left Us With Big Memories
    In March 1964, 44-year-old Bridgeport resident Joseph J. Farkes was pulled over for speeding on the Connecticut Turnpike. Typically, Farkes blamed his daughter for blasting the radio and making it impossible for him to judge the car's speed (a sketchy way...
  • Connecticut's Musical Roots Began With Voices, Instruments Weren't Allowed

    Connecticut's Musical Roots Began With Voices, Instruments Weren't Allowed
    Are we inherently a musical state? At the very least, we seem to have always been a state that likes to sing. During the Colonial and Revolutionary days, we did most of our singing in church. And we took our church singing very seriously....
  • 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...
  • UConn Needs Omar Calhoun To Return To Top Form

    TAMPA, Fla. — It has been a long, difficult season for UConn's Omar Calhoun, the longest and most difficult of his basketball life. "I've never played basketball like this," he said as he arrived in Tampa with his teammates for a game Wednesday...
  • UConn Hockey Seed To Be Decided Over Final Games; Huskies Close With Two At Sacred Heart

    A note on UConn hockey after a chat with coach Mike Cavanaugh. Only a portion of this made it to the pages of The Courant in today's state college notebook ... This much is known about Atlantic Hockey: Mercyhurst will finish first and Army will finish...
  • Napier Takes Samuel Under His Wing, And UConn Benefits

    Napier Takes Samuel Under His Wing, And UConn Benefits
    TAMPA, Fla. – There is no extending a college career. The eligibility runs out or the NBA beckons and it's time to move on. What can be extended is influence. Though Kemba Walker is long gone, his influence on a freshman point guard lives on at...
  • No. 11 Cincinnati at UConn

    Site: XL Center Time: Saturday, noon (tickets are available) TV: ESPN (Mike Patrick, Len Elmore) Radio: WTIC-AM 1080, WILI-AM 1400, WELI-AM 960, WGCH 1490 (Joe D'Ambrosio, Wayne Norman) Series history: UConn, 8-5 Last meeting: Cincinnati 63-58, at...
  • UConn Hungry In Huge Rematch With No. 11 Cincinnati

    UConn Hungry In Huge Rematch With No. 11 Cincinnati
    STORRS — Whatever UConn and Cincinnati do at the XL Center Saturday, it's unlikely that either team will surprise the other. And however the game turns out, it's unlikely that it will be the result of pressure or jitters. These are two of the...
  • Daniels' Minutes Limited; Samuel Gets More Playing Time

    HARTFORD — DeAndre Daniels played against Cincinnati this time, but he was not a factor. He was 2-for-5 from the floor, with four rebounds and, though he was not in foul trouble, was limited to 15 minutes. "I go by feel," coach Kevin Ollie said. "I...
  • UConn Wins Ugly ... Very Ugly

    UConn Wins Ugly ... Very Ugly
    HARTFORD — On a Saturday afternoon when UConn upended No. 11 Cincinnati in a sport we are still trying to identify, there are a few things you should know. The Huskies won 51-45 without scoring a basket in the final 7:39 of what would be the lowest...