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  • 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&...
  • 4 UConn Men's Lessons Learned: The Table Was Set For Amida Brimah

    4 UConn Men's Lessons Learned: The Table Was Set For Amida Brimah
    HARTFORD -- Every game is a learning experience, for those who play and those who watch. In the aftermath of UConn's 106-85 victory over Coppin State on Sunday at the XL Center, here's what we learned: 1. Brimah was ready for a breakthrough: Sure, it...
  • Lobo Says Stokes Could Have Long WNBA Career

    Lobo Says Stokes Could Have Long WNBA Career
    UNCASVILLE — Rebecca Lobo said Sunday she believes UConn center Kiah Stokes will have a long and successful WNBA career. "I think she is going to be a really good WNBA player and there's a few reasons I believe so," Lobo said before working...
  • UCLA Is Determined, But UConn Defense Clamps Down In Win

    UCLA Is Determined, But UConn Defense Clamps Down In Win
    UNCASVILLE — The weather outside was frightful, enough to explain how disoriented sun-splashed UCLA could have looked on the day winter came to Mohegan Sun Arena. But the Bruins looked quite comfortable for most of Sunday. Chill, so to speak. It...
  • UConn Teams Need A Better Home In Hartford

    UConn Teams Need A Better Home In Hartford
    BRIDGEPORT — Last season, Webster Bank Arena was kind of cute. This season, the UConn basketball games in Bridgeport are kind of a nuisance. Sorry, that's too snarky. That's too capital-region centric. The brutal rush-hour traffic Monday on I-95...
  • Wolf Pack Weekend

    Friday, Springfield Falcons, 7 p.m., XL Center: The second of 10 meetings between the teams, with the Falcons winning 1-0 in a shootout Dec. 6. … Last season, Hartford was 5-5-0-2 against Springfield. The Pack were 3-2-0-1 at the XL Center...
  • First Night Hartford: Starting 2015 With Magic, Flying High

    First Night Hartford: Starting 2015 With Magic, Flying High
    Both David Reed-Brown and Robin Lynch knew what they wanted to do with their lives when they were very young. Lynch was found dangling from her crib as a baby, the beginning of a lifelong love of aerial stunts. Reed-Brown did magic shows starting at age...
  • UConn Men's Insider: AAC Showing Some Signs Of Life Lately; Now Will Huskies?

    A funny thing happened on the way to oblivion – actually three funny things: Cincinnati was back in its old grind-it-out mold, took San Diego State to overtime and won, 71-62. They couldn't sustain it, though, losing to Virginia Commonwealth two...
  • Development Agency Chief Gets 6% Pay Raise

    Development Agency Chief Gets 6% Pay Raise
    The Capital Region Development Authority has boosted the pay of its executive director, Michael W. Freimuth, by 6 percent, citing a long list of accomplishments in the past two years. "He's taking buildings that are not A-plus buildings in a market that...
  • Kevin Ollie on Howie Dickenman: 'It's Going To Be An Honor To Coach Against Him'

    WEST HARTFORD – Kevin Ollie was at the Mandell Jewish Community Center on Tuesday, announcing a lead gift of $50,000 to build an inclusive court at “Jonathan’s Dream.” Providing opportunities for athletes with disabilities is a...
  • Ollie Brings Court Vision To 'Jonathan's Dream Reimagined' Project

    Ollie Brings Court Vision To 'Jonathan's Dream Reimagined' Project
    WEST HARTFORD — Don't look for a press conference, a crowd or a smart, crisp suit the next time Kevin Ollie visits the site of "Jonathan's Dream." Ollie imagines himself sitting on a bench on a summer evening, watching kids play for the sake of...