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  • Many Picked Before Shabazz, But Few Better

    Many Picked Before Shabazz, But Few Better
    NEW YORK — LeBron James saw what he did. We all saw what he did. As a junior, Shabazz Napier pulled one overtime rabbit out of a hat after another. As a senior, Napier took a team that nobody picked for the Final Four and led UConn to a national...
  • Mid-Year Agenda Update: Infrastructure, Poverty And Hartford

    It's been six months since The Courant published its wish list for this year in the editorial series Agenda 2014 (on http://www.courant.com/opinion). Here is a mid-year update. Infrastructure Citing infrastructure-related accidents on the state's rail...
  • What's Next For The XL Center?

    What's Next For The XL Center?
    I have no answer. I'm going to ask the question, anyway. If the forces that oppose the Rock Cats' move to Hartford in what has become a daily food fight are able to kill the $60 million stadium deal, will it enhance or diminish the chances of getting...
  • Thumbs High Up For Murals At Library

    Thumbs high up to the Hartford Public Library for soon becoming the new home of two wonderful murals that are now in the city's XL Center. The large works — one of them is 16 by 10 feet — by Harlem Renaissance painter Romare Bearden require...
  • Ballpark Poised To Join Growing List Of Projects Remaking Downtown

    Ballpark Poised To Join Growing List Of Projects Remaking Downtown
    HARTFORD — For years, the barren stretch of Main Street just north of downtown Hartford was notable for a now-demolished decaying building that earned the nickname "butt-ugly." But a decades-long drought of redevelopment north of I-84 could be...
  • Hartford, Rock Cats Talked Before – To No Avail

     Hartford, Rock Cats Talked Before – To No Avail
    The New Britain Rock Cats stunned baseball fans with their potential relocation to Hartford, but this is not the first time that a team move to the capital city has been discussed. The Rock Cats broached the idea for a new stadium in Hartford with the...
  • Geno On WTIC: UConn Made Mistakes With ACC; XL Has Problems

    Geno On WTIC: UConn Made Mistakes With ACC; XL Has Problems
    Geno Auriemma ended a three-hour stint as a WTIC-AM radio host Wednesday by admitting past legal action from UConn likely hindered its admission to the Atlantic Coast Conference and said only a focus on continued athletic success will help the athletic...
  • UConn Men's League Pairings Announced By AAC For 2014-15

    UConn Men's League Pairings Announced By AAC For 2014-15
    The American Athletic Conference released its league pairings for the 2014-15 men’s basketball season. UConn will play at home: Central Florida, Cincinnati, East Carolina, Memphis, South Florida, Temple, Tulane and Tulsa at home. On the road: at...
  • AAC Pairings Have UConn Men Racking Up Lots Of Miles

    The Huskies will not be going to Disney World next season. That's the offshoot of the American Athletic Conference men's basketball pairings, which were announced Wednesday. With three teams coming in, Tulsa, Tulane and East Carolina, and two departing,...
  • Guard Prince Ali Tweets UConn Might Not Be His Destination

    Guard Prince Ali Tweets UConn Might Not Be His Destination
    Guard Prince Ali, who gave UConn an oral commitment last November, has changed his mind. "After talking it over with my family," Ali saidon Twitter Thursday, "I have decided to re-open my recruitment! I still love UConn and I am still considering UConn!...
  • Well-Worn Path From Wolf Pack To Rangers

    Well-Worn Path From Wolf Pack To Rangers
    From Dominic Moore to J.T. Miller, Ken Gernander has watched them climb from the minors to within four victories of the Stanley Cup. There are 10 of them who have made their way from Hartford to the Rangers, 10 players spanning 11 hockey seasons, all with...