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  • UConn Guts Out A Schedule That Will Only Get More Grueling

     UConn Guts Out A Schedule That Will Only Get More Grueling
    HARTFORD — Kevin Ollie is demanding. He's an early riser, passionate about his physical fitness, nearly every minute of his day scheduled. Ollie expects the same of his players; when they don't perform well, he'll say it emphatically, and he...
  • Catching Up With Mike Cavanaugh And UConn Hockey In Advance Of Friday's Season Opener

    I spent some time at Freitas Ice Forum on the UConn campus Tuesday, watching the Huskies wrap up one of their final preseason practices. UConn boards a plane Thursday morning – Bradley International direct to Minneapolis, then about an hour bus ride...
  • Irving Kravsow, Feisty, Savvy — And A Great Editor

    Irving Kravsow, Feisty, Savvy — And A Great Editor
    Though he held other positions as well, Irving M. Kravsow was the archetypal editor: feisty, savvy, well-connected, hard-driving. He brought those qualities to The Courant's news operation for four decades after World War II. Mr. Kravsow, who died...
  • UConn Swamps Philadelphia In Friendly Tune-Up

    UConn Swamps Philadelphia In Friendly Tune-Up
    HARTFORD – Ah, the preseason in women's college basketball, a time when powerhouses prepare and opponents arrive wide-eyed and leave stunned but well-compensated financially. It happened again Tuesday at the XL Center. The friendship between...
  • A Huge Weekend at Hartford's XL Center

    A Huge Weekend at Hartford's XL Center
    The music gods are certainly smiling on Hartford this week, as Pearl Jam (Oct. 25), Drake (Oct. 26) and Phish (Oct. 27) roll their huge, shiny buses up to the XL Center's load-in doors. Both Pearl Jam and Phish have been going strong for more than two...
  • UConn Men 2013-14 Schedule,Team By The Numbers

    The 2013-14 UConn men’s basketball schedule: Nov. 8: vs. Maryland, 6:30 p.m., Barclays Center, Brooklyn, N.Y., ESPN2 Nov. 11: Yale, 3 p.m., XL Center, SNY Nov. 14: Detroit-x, 7 p.m., Gampel, SNY Nov. 17: Boston University-x, noon, Gampel,...
  • Hartford: Bringing The Pieces Together

    Though it is not always apparent, there's a lot going on in Hartford. More people are living downtown and more downtown housing is on the way. A group of young entrepreneurs and artists is emerging in the city. There's a solid chance Coltsville will win...
  • An Annual All-Connecticut Tournament To Replace The UConn Hockey Classic? Maybe ...

    The UConn Hockey Classic began Sunday with a pair of games at the XL Center. Quinnipiac and UMass skated to a 2-2 tie and Quinnipiac advanced to Monday’s championship in a shootout. Sacred Heart defeated UConn 3-0. The Monday matchups are UConn-...
  • UConn Defeats UMass 2-1 At UConn Hockey Classic

    Billy Latta scored a power play goal with 5:04 remaining in the third period, a one-timer from Jordan Sims, and the UConn hockey team finished off a 2-1 victory over UMass in the consolation game of the UConn Hockey Classic Monday at the XL Center. ...
  • Weather Still Has All The Elements

    In perhaps the most frequently quoted line from The Hartford Courant, this newspaper commented in August 1897: "A well known American writer said once that, while everybody talked about the weather, nobody seemed to do anything about it." The quip,...
  • Blizzards: By Any Tally, 1888 Is First

    Blizzards: By Any Tally, 1888 Is First
    Snow in Connecticut is as common as the head cold. Amid our sizable inventory of snowstorms, however, there are a shovelful that stand out for reasons as diverse as their intensity, size, duration, timing, early or late arrival, even their political...