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  • No Matter Where They Play, The Huskies Will Be Tough To Beat

    No Matter Where They Play, The Huskies Will Be Tough To Beat
    UNCASVILLE — Greatness has no boundaries. Greatness needs no favors. As the UConn women pulled further and further away from an over-matched No. 3 Louisville women's basketball team on Monday night at Mohegan Sun Arena it grew more and more...
  • AAC Tournament Primer: Focus On Guards, Hall Of Fame Coaches

    MEMPHIS — The first American Athletic Conference men's basketball tournament is here, and it caps an inaugural season of celebration. The emerging league prominently featured terrific guards and coaches. "There was a lot of talk about what it was,...
  • Capsule: No. 19 Memphis Vs. No. 21 UConn

    Site: FedEx Forum Time: Thursday, about 9 p.m. TV: ESPNU (Dave O'Brien, Doris Burke) Radio: WTIC-AM 1080, WILI-AM 1400, WELI-AM 960, WGCH 1490 (Joe D'Ambrosio, Wayne Norman) Series history: UConn, 2-1 Last meeting: UConn, 86-81 (OT) at XL Center,...
  • UConn Bringing Underdog Mentality Into AAC Tournament

    MEMPHIS – The Huskies first task is a big one. Then, should they succeed, comes a bigger one. And then, well, you get the idea. "To get to where you want to go you've got to face giants, and this is one of those giants you've got to face," Shabazz...
  • Keep Legal Notices In Print

    On a day last week, readers learned that Hartford is looking for a contractor for a $2.5 million reconstruction of its Keney Park Golf Course; that Middletown is looking for preschool and day-care providers; and that bids are being sought to renovate...
  • Huskies Count Out The Tigers ... Eins, Zwei, Drei

    Huskies Count Out The Tigers ... Eins, Zwei, Drei
    MEMPHIS, Tenn. — There will be no more Saturday nights in March, magical nights at the corner of 33rd Street and Eighth Avenue and the intersection of Ewing and Kemba. For UConn, Syracuse and some other elite basketball schools, there will be no...
  • When Gordie Howe Signed, Hockey Became Relevant In Hartford

    When Gordie Howe Signed, Hockey Became Relevant In Hartford
    For a city starving for a sports identity, the arrival of the greatest player in the history of hockey was met with a collective gasp. Gordie Howe was 49 years old when he brought his two sons to town in 1977. The New England Whalers were a struggling...
  • The Big Chill In Hartford

    The Big Chill In Hartford
    Therell Wayne "Scoop" Knight has been a Zamboni driver at the XL Center in Hartford since it was called the Civic Center, way back in 1980, when Whalers, not Wolves, plied the slippery slab. Now 57, he leads a seven-person crew and is the dean of ice...
  • Priorities For The Legislature's Short Session

    Priorities For The Legislature's Short Session
    The General Assembly begins its short session Wednesday. But even if the calendar squeeze and electoral politics get in the way, there is still important legislative work to do. Sessions in even-numbered years are two months shorter than those in odd-...
  • UConn Breezes Past Central Florida, 83-35

     UConn Breezes Past Central Florida, 83-35
    HARTFORD — Through the years, the restaurants, the 999 games and eight national championships, Geno Auriemma has been unwavering about the value of individual statistics. It's not that he dislikes them; of course, he does. Add them up, they...
  • 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...