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  • UConn Gets Late Goal To Beat Merrimack, 1-0

    HARTFORD — With four shots on goal in the first period and three more in the second, Spencer Naas was continually at the heart of a UConn offense that, while creative and relentless, was running out of time to get the puck in the net Tuesday night....
  • Kevin Ollie: 'You Don't Get A Better Chance Than This' ... Notes, Quotes From Huskies Practice

    STORRS – UConn wrapped up practice today, set to play Tulsa in a critical AAC game at the XL Center om Thursday nights. Here are some of the notes and quotes:   Here's Kevin Ollie:   “We’ve got to keep them off the free throw...
  • After Blowout Loss, Merrimack Next For UConn Men's Hockey

    STORRS — It has been relatively easy for the UConn hockey team to move on from Saturday's 10-1 loss to Providence because the Huskies have kept two things in mind. First, a blowout loss hurts a team no more in the standings than any other loss....
  • No. 1 South Carolina Gets Its Chance Tonight Vs. No. 2 UConn

    No. 1 South Carolina Gets Its Chance Tonight Vs. No. 2 UConn
    STORRS — South Carolina plays the most important women's basketball game in its history Monday at Gampel Pavilion. There can be no doubt about that. Think back 20 years to the frenzy surrounding UConn's wrangle with iconic Tennessee on Jan. 16,...
  • 5 UConn Women's Lessons Learned: Geno Approaching A Milestone

    5 UConn Women's Lessons Learned: Geno Approaching A Milestone
    Every game is a learning experience, for those who play and those who watch. Here's what we learned after the UConn women's 83-49 win over Temple at McGonigle Hall on Sunday: 1. Milestone approaching: It may not sound like a sexy number, certainly not...
  • UConn Not The Only Established Program Having Rough Season

    UConn Not The Only Established Program Having Rough Season
    HOUSTON – UConn has some company in this difficult season. If the Huskies are destined to play in the NIT – and after losing 70-68 at Houston on Sunday, they will have to improve to get there – they will find some familiar foes....
  • Fun Stuff To Do In Greater Hartford In February

    Fun Stuff To Do In Greater Hartford In February
    Coney Island – Revisited "Coney Island: Visions of an American Dreamland," says the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art in Hartford, "will be the first major exhibition to use visual art as a lens to explore the lure that Coney Island exerted on...
  • UConn Hockey Ties Providence, 2-2

    HARTFORD — Just 2:08 into Wednesday's game against Providence, UConn freshman Jeff Wight crashed through a crowd and forced the puck left to Brent Norris for a goal. The Huskies were flying, soon threatening again, firing pucks at the Friars'...
  • On The Fly: Super Bowl Monday Doesn't Deserve Holiday Status

    On The Fly: Super Bowl Monday Doesn't Deserve Holiday Status
    On this Monday after the Super Bowl, there remain people who believe this should be a national holiday. They say that the Super Bowl celebrates a distinctive American tradition. I disagree on the merits of it being a national holiday. The Super Bowl was...
  • UConn Women Overcome Slow Start, Rout Temple

    UConn Women Overcome Slow Start, Rout Temple
    PHILADELPHIA — Watching UConn flatten East Carolina last week at the XL Center, the untrained eye could have concluded that all was well with the major brand name of women's college basketball. As it turns out, that would have been a premature...
  • XL Center, Rentschler Field Offered As Potential Olympic Sites

    XL Center, Rentschler Field Offered As Potential Olympic Sites
    PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — If Boston successfully lands the 2024 Olympic Summer Games, some of its New England neighbors hope all that gold, silver and bronze adds up to green. Officials in Rhode Island, New Hampshire and Connecticut say a winning ...