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  • After Break, UConn Women Glad To Be Back On Campus

    After Break, UConn Women Glad To Be Back On Campus
    DALLAS -- UConn doesn't return to class from winter break until Jan. 20. That will finally end the vacation that traditionally pleases students but disrupts any flow student-athletes create during the first two months of the basketball season. "We've...
  • 5 UConn Men's Lessons Learned: Mental Toughness On The Rise

    5 UConn Men's Lessons Learned: Mental Toughness On The Rise
    Cincinnati and UConn were pushing and shoving their way through another basketball game, much the way teams did in the old Big East. The Huskies had to respond, match the physicality, and so they did, grinding out a 62-56 win. Here's what we learned: 1....
  • Connecticut's Olympic Dreams

    With the prospect of the Olympics coming to a city just over an hour away, Connecticut is looking at a potential boon. No one can say whether this state would host events or just benefit from the spillover of visitors if Boston were to win the...
  • On The Fly: Patriots Survive Scare From Ravens

    On The Fly: Patriots Survive Scare From Ravens
    The Patriots often struggled, but were able to outlast their typical AFC playoff nemesis, the Ravens, 35-31.Yes, the Ravens led 28-14 in the third quarter and often played well. But they didn't have Tom Brady, who passed for 367 yards and three...
  • UConn Earns A Grueling Win Over Cincinnati

     UConn Earns A Grueling Win Over Cincinnati
    HARTFORD — With 5:57 to play, UConn clinging to a three-point lead, freshman Rakim Lubin wanted in. "He takes the challenge," coach Kevin Ollie said. "There were a couple of guys out there pushing us around. I put Rak in the game and he was like,...
  • Deeper Bench Gives Ollie Plenty To Think About

     Deeper Bench Gives Ollie Plenty To Think About
    HARTFORD — Kevin Ollie wants something to think about. When it comes to his basketball team, there are problems he wants, problems of a certain kind. "Everybody's coming in an contributing," Ollie said after UConn's 62-56 win over Cincinnati at...
  • UConn vs. Cincinnati: Setting The Scene at XL Center

    HARTFORD – Coming to you live from the XL Center with UConn vs. Cincinnati just a few minutes away. Both  teams are on the floor. Let’s set the scene: Usual lineup for UConn – Ryan Boatright, Rodney Purvis, Daniel Hamilton, Kentan...
  • Expect A Typical Cincy-UConn Tussle, Minus A Unique Coach

    HARTFORD — The inimitable presence of coach Mick Cronin will be missing when Cincinnati comes to town, but make no mistake, the Bearcats are still playing his style of basketball. "Our guys exemplified what Coach Cronin has built this program on...
  • Yale Trying To Create Basketball Buzz; UConn Next Big Test

    Yale Trying To Create Basketball Buzz; UConn Next Big Test
    NEW HAVEN — Justin Sears was slightly winded, apologetic when he got to the Yale locker room for an interview. He had sprinted the three blocks or so from Woolsey Hall on Wednesday, and he was excited. "Jimmy Carter was actually speaking," Sears...
  • On The Fly: XL Center Again Lands Huge Gymnastics Event

    On The Fly: XL Center Again Lands Huge Gymnastics Event
    Hartford has been home to big-time gymnastics before — in 2010 and 2013 — but this one is really special because it will be an Olympic year. The men's P&G championship will be at the XL Center in June 2016, and that will decide who makes the...
  • Yale-UConn: Boatright, Purvis, Calhoun Game-Time Decisions

    Yale-UConn: Boatright, Purvis, Calhoun Game-Time Decisions
    STORRS — It's the sixth game of the season and the opponent is an in-state school that hasn't beaten UConn in 28 years. But Ryan Boatright, the Huskies' captain, feels the urgency. "I'm trying to get back and stop the bleeding," said Boatright,...