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  • Ellsbury Gets Booed, But Guess Who Won?

    Ellsbury Gets Booed, But Guess Who Won?
    BOSTON — The signs were there. Oh, the signs were there: "$Ell$bury" and "Sellout" and some others. C'mon, this is Boston. Did anybody with half a brain really believe that Jacoby Ellsbury would be greeted with thunderous adoration when he stepped...
  • UConn's Brimah To Have Shoulder Surgery; Duke Game Close

    UConn's Brimah To Have Shoulder Surgery; Duke Game Close
    UConn's Amida Brimah will have surgery Friday to repair the torn labrum in his left shoulder, which will require a four- to five-month rehabilitation process. UConn released a statement: "While the condition was not severe enough to warrant surgery...
  • I'm Interested In Buying City Of Hartford Assets

    To balance the budget, Hartford Mayor Pedro Segarra is suggesting the city sell its parking facilities to raise some much needed cash. Why stop at parking facilities? Why not sell other city-owned assets? I have put together a partial list of some of...
  • Numbers Don't Lie; Huskies Dominate The Game

    Numbers Don't Lie; Huskies Dominate The Game
    LINCOLN, Neb. — A half continent away from Madison Square Garden, the full onslaught of UConn basketball continued Monday night. A half continent away from an ear-shattering Sunday afternoon in an arena players love to call the Mecca of basketball,...
  • Don't Forget About Teams Joining UConn, N.D. In Final Four

    Don't Forget About Teams Joining UConn, N.D. In Final Four
    There has been a certain obviousness associated with the women's Final Four, almost as if a Notre Dame-UConn national championship game had been etched on a tablet Moses forgot to bring down from Mount Sinai. As you might imagine, this does not make...
  • UConn Hammers Houston 92-41 In Auriemma's 1,000th Game

     UConn Hammers Houston 92-41 In Auriemma's 1,000th Game
    HOUSTON — It began in November 1985 at Iona's tiny and dark gym in New Rochelle, N.Y., a game that UConn won, but one that few remember exactly how. And now 999 games later, UConn's Geno Auriemma's trip to intercollegiate athletic royalty reached...
  • 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...