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  • 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...
  • Wolf Pack 5, Sharks 3: Hartford Gets 3rd Win In A Row

     Wolf Pack 5, Sharks 3: Hartford Gets 3rd Win In A Row
    HARTFORD — Third-period goals by Ryan Haggerty and Oscar Lindberg broke a 3-3 tie and carried the Hartford Wolf Pack to a 5-3 win over the Worcester Sharks Friday night at the XL Center. The victory was the third in a row for the Wolf Pack, who...
  • Menorah Lightings, Hanakkah Celebrations All Over The State

    Menorah Lightings, Hanakkah Celebrations All Over The State
    Anyone can learn about Hanukkah by going to a Jewish community center or a synagogue. But Rabbi Yosef Wolvovsky wants even more people to know about the Festival of Lights. “Our view of the menorah and the events of Hanukkah, although it happened...
  • Missing His Shot: UConn Could Use Calhoun, But He's Still Out

    Missing His Shot: UConn Could Use Calhoun, But He's Still Out
    STORRS — There is no feeling in the world for an athlete like the feeling of being needed. Omar Calhoun has been needed. If, against Texas, Calhoun had hit one three-pointer — something he hasn't even attempted since the AAC tournament final...
  • UConn vs. Coppin State: Setting the Scene at XL

    HARTFORD – At the XL Center for the nonconference game between UConn and Coppin State. Both teams are out on the floor, the stands mostly empty as yet, people trickling in. Jim Calhoun is in  his seat, so am I About a half hour to game time, let&...