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  • Huskies Hitting Their Stride In The Stretch

    Huskies Hitting Their Stride In The Stretch
    NEW ORLEANS — After UConn dispatched Houston last week by 59 points at the XL Center, Geno Auriemma was asked whether he could remember what it was like hanging out on the wrong side of the scoreline. Normally quick-witted, Auriemma thought for...
  • Versatile Hamilton Has Matured Rapidly

    Versatile Hamilton Has Matured Rapidly
    STORRS — The lob pass is an undeniable piece of art, and with Daniel Hamilton the first brushes were stroked at St. John Bosco High School in Bellflower, Calif. "Yeah, it started with my brother Isaac, every time I threw him the lob at high...
  • Report: Costs Of XL Center Expansion Range From $250M To $500M

    Report: Costs Of XL Center Expansion Range From $250M To $500M
    HARTFORD — Expanding and transforming the city's aging XL Center into a modern, competitive arena could cost more than $250 million, while demolishing the venue and building a new one on the same spot would almost double the price tag, a consultant'...
  • XL Center Plans A Start, And They Make Sense

    XL Center Plans A Start, And They Make Sense
    HARTFORD — This is the beginning. This is not the end. This is the beginning of the most important sports story in Connecticut in 2015. A story that will have no scoreboard, at least not until a decision is made on what route to take with the most...
  • Huskies Are The Ticket To New Hartford Arena

    Huskies Are The Ticket To New Hartford Arena
    Hartford made some poor planning decisions in the early 1970s, but also some good ones. Perhaps the best was to build the new Hartford Civic Center downtown. Some wanted it in the South Meadows, for ease of automobile access. But wiser heads saw that...
  • Options For A Bigger, Better XL Center

    Options For A Bigger, Better XL Center
    HARTFORD — Consultants studying how the city's XL Center can be turned into a modern, competitive arena will offer three options — two arguing for the addition of a second concourse — and raise the question, once again, of bringing...
  • Kevin Ollie: 'You Don't Get A Better Chance Than This' ... Notes, Quotes From Huskies Practice

    STORRS – UConn wrapped up practice today, set to play Tulsa in a critical AAC game at the XL Center om Thursday nights. Here are some of the notes and quotes:   Here's Kevin Ollie:   “We’ve got to keep them off the free throw...
  • After Some Intense Travel, Wolf Pack Head Back On The Road

    HARTFORD — The odyssey began with a Feb. 8 flight to St. John's, Newfoundland that originated in Boston and included a connection in Toronto. The Hartford Wolf Pack spent three nights in St. John's, where they played on consecutive nights before...
  • Cold? Not This Weekend CT! Go Out!

    Cold? Not This Weekend CT! Go Out!
    There are two ways to fight this cold winter. Huddle inside and feel like you are trapped or don some happy clothes (that would be  nything that is not black or brown) and head out for any of the slew of choices the weekend brings when it comes to “...
  • UConn Win Over Houston No Sweat In Another AAC Laugher

    UConn Win Over Houston No Sweat In Another AAC Laugher
    HARTFORD — Even the most ardent admirer of women's basketball in the American Athletic Conference would have to admit that Tuesday's game at the XL Center was something of a mismatch. That's because there's more than prairie separating UConn and...
  • 5 UConn Women's Lessons Learned: No Free Points From This UConn Squad

    5 UConn Women's Lessons Learned: No Free Points From This UConn Squad
    Every game is a learning experience, for those who play and those who watch. Here's what we learned after the UConn women's 85-26 win over Houston at XL Center on Tuesday: 1. No harm, no foul: It is remarkable to consider how well UConn plays defense...