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  • Kevin Ollie on Howie Dickenman: 'It's Going To Be An Honor To Coach Against Him'

    WEST HARTFORD – Kevin Ollie was at the Mandell Jewish Community Center on Tuesday, announcing a lead gift of $50,000 to build an inclusive court at “Jonathan’s Dream.” Providing opportunities for athletes with disabilities is a...
  • Ollie Brings Court Vision To 'Jonathan's Dream Reimagined' Project

    Ollie Brings Court Vision To 'Jonathan's Dream Reimagined' Project
    WEST HARTFORD — Don't look for a press conference, a crowd or a smart, crisp suit the next time Kevin Ollie visits the site of "Jonathan's Dream." Ollie imagines himself sitting on a bench on a summer evening, watching kids play for the sake of...
  • Central's Dickenman Looks For Positives In Difficult Season

    Central's Dickenman Looks For Positives In Difficult Season
    Howie Dickenman continued a family tradition of nearly four decades at his home on Christmas Eve. Only this time, the Central Connecticut basketball coach had another guest. "Every Christmas Eve for 38 years, since she was 3 weeks old, I have read...
  • UConn Women's Basketball Team Preps For AAC Schedule; First Up Is Southern Methodist

     UConn Women's Basketball Team Preps For AAC Schedule; First Up Is Southern Methodist
    STORRS — Back in the days of the old Big East and the newborn American Athletic Conference, UConn's league schedule was filled with at least a few games each season that might make Geno Auriemma lose a few minutes' sleep on the night before a game....
  • Auriemma Now Tops In Winning Percentage

    Geno Auriemma is literally on top of the world of women’s college basketball following Saturday’s win over SMU at the XL Center.  The victory, UConn’s eighth straight, made Auriemma the all-time leader in winning percentage in the...
  • On The Fly: Plenty Still At Stake As NFL Regular Season Ends

    On this final day of the NFL season there is much at stake that will make for great appointment television. You want post-season scenarios? The NFL will deliver a plethora of them on Sunday. The highlights: The Lions and Packers play for the NFC Central...
  • Huskies Dismiss SMU, 96-45

    Huskies Dismiss SMU, 96-45
    HARTFORD — For the first nine games this season, Moriah Jefferson seemed a step behind, tough to imagine for someone so instinctive and quick. The determination, confidence — the acceleration — that characterized her performance last...
  • Auriemma's Winning Percentage Now Highest In Women's Basketball

     Auriemma's Winning Percentage Now Highest In Women's Basketball
    HARTFORD — Geno Auriemma is literally on top of the women's college basketball world following Saturday's win over SMU at the XL Center. The victory, UConn's eighth straight, made Auriemma the all-time leader in winning percentage in the history...
  • Light Penalty For Firm That Failed To Preserve, Create Jobs After $350,000 In State Aid

    Light Penalty For Firm That Failed To Preserve, Create Jobs After $350,000 In State Aid
    In 2012, the Hartford-based financial services firm Smith Whiley & Company got $350,000 in state economic-development aid under an agreement to maintain its payroll of 12 full-time jobs and increase it to 15 by this year. But instead of adding three...
  • Ollie-Dickenman Friendship Comes First, Except For 40 Minutes Sunday

    Ollie-Dickenman Friendship Comes First, Except For 40 Minutes Sunday
    HARTFORD — As Kevin Ollie looks back on what became one of the biggest decisions of his life, he remembers the little things Howie Dickenman did during the process. "I just remember he was out in L.A. in my parking spot," Ollie said, "and when I...
  • 5 UConn Women's Lessons Learned: Moriah Jefferson Can Still Dominate

    5 UConn Women's Lessons Learned: Moriah Jefferson Can Still Dominate
    Every game is a learning experience, for those who play and those who watch. Here's what we learned after the UConn women's 96-45 win over SMU in the American Athletic Conference opener Saturday afternoon at the XL Center: 1. Jefferson is back: It was...