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  • When Gordie Howe Signed, Hockey Became Relevant In Hartford

    When Gordie Howe Signed, Hockey Became Relevant In Hartford
    For a city starving for a sports identity, the arrival of the greatest player in the history of hockey was met with a collective gasp. Gordie Howe was 49 years old when he brought his two sons to town in 1977. The New England Whalers were a struggling...
  • UConn, Villanova Prepare For Old-Time Big East Slugfest

    UConn, Villanova Prepare For Old-Time Big East Slugfest
    BUFFALO, N.Y. — UConn and Villanova are no longer in the same conference, but they are not strangers. They know exactly what to expect from each other in the NCAA Tournament. "We know it's going to be a grinding, Big East-style basketball game,"...
  • NCAA Capsule: No. 7 Seed UConn vs. No. 2 Seed Villanova

    NCAA Tournament East Regional Third Round Site: First Niagara Center, Buffalo, N.Y. Time: Saturday, about 9:45 p.m. TV: TBS (Verne Lundquist, Bill Raftery, Allie LaForce) Radio: WTIC-AM 1080, WILI-AM 1400, WELI-AM 960, WGCH 1490 (Joe D'Ambrosio, Wayne...
  • Preview: No. 10 Seed St. Joseph Vs. No. 7 Seed UConn

    Preview: No. 10 Seed St. Joseph Vs. No. 7 Seed UConn
    Site: First Niagara Center, Buffalo, N.Y. Time: Thursday, 6:55 p.m. TV: TBS (Verne Lundquist, Bill Raftery, Allie LaForce) Radio: WTIC-AM 1080, WILI-AM 1400, WELI-AM 960, WGCH 1490 (Joe D'Ambrosio, Wayne Norman) Series history: UConn, 4-2 Last...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • UConn Women 2013-14 Schedule, Team By The Numbers

    2013-14 Women's Basketball Schedule Nov. 9: Hartford, 4 p.m., XL Center, SNY Nov. 11: Stanford, 7 p.m., Gampel, ESPN2 Nov. 15: at Maryland, 6 p.m., ESPNU Nov. 17: at Penn State, noon, Big 10 Network Nov. 20: Oregon, 7 p.m., XL Center, SNY Nov....