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  • On the Fly: Maddon Signs $25M Deal To Manage Cubs

    On the Fly: Maddon Signs $25M Deal To Manage Cubs
    Joe Maddon was officially introduced as Cubs manager. He signed a five-year deal that reportedly is worth $25 million. Maddon was brought in after Rick Renteria was pushed away despite doing a nice job last season. Wouldn't it be fun to see the Rays...
  • UConn Hockey Team Needs To Improve Offensive Output

    UConn Hockey Team Needs To Improve Offensive Output
    The UConn hockey team has bounced around, rink to rink, from places like State College, Pa., to Burlington, Vt., and most recently Newark, N.J., where a seasonlong trend continued. The Huskies don't score many goals. They don't allow many, either....
  • Yale Trying To Create Basketball Buzz; UConn Next Big Test

    Yale Trying To Create Basketball Buzz; UConn Next Big Test
    NEW HAVEN — Justin Sears was slightly winded, apologetic when he got to the Yale locker room for an interview. He had sprinted the three blocks or so from Woolsey Hall on Wednesday, and he was excited. "Jimmy Carter was actually speaking," Sears...
  • 2014-15 UConn Men's Basketball Schedule

    NOVEMBER 4: x-UConn 70, Southern Conn. State 62 9: x-Assumption College, XL Center, noon 14: Bryant, GP, 7 p.m., SNY 20-23: Puerto Rico Tip-Off, Coliseo Roberto Clemente, San Juan 20: College of Charleston, 12:30 p.m., ESPNU 21: Dayton/Texas...
  • On The Fly: Sayonara, Soriano

    On The Fly: Sayonara, Soriano
    Now that Alfonso Soriano says he will retire, it brings to mind when he burst onto the scene in New York with 18 home runs and 43 steals in 2001. That next year he just missed being a 40-40 player with 39 home runs and 41 stolen bases. He just could not...
  • Tonight's UConn-Boston College Hockey Game Sold Out

    Tonight's UConn-Boston College Hockey Game Sold Out
    Tonight's hockey game between UConn and Boston College at the XL Center has sold out with a crowd of more than 7,500 expected for the 7 p.m. start, UConn announced in a press release. The Eagles are ranked No. 3 in the nation in the most recent national...
  • UConn's Cavanaugh Will Face His Mentor As York Brings BC To XL

    UConn's Cavanaugh Will Face His Mentor As York Brings BC To XL
    Mike Cavanaugh taught bowling at Bowling Green to get to a night like this one. He taught billiards on Bowling Green's green velvet tables. He taught volleyball for the opportunity to coach under Jerry York, an opportunity that would grow into nearly...
  • Wolf Pack Take Over First Place With 3-1 Win Against Devils

    HARTFORD — The Wolf Pack used two third period power-play goals en route to a 3-1 win against the Albany Devils Wednesday. Hartford (7-2-1-0) took over first place in the Northeast Division of the Eastern Conference, knocking Albany into second...
  • UConn Hockey Upsets No. 3 Boston College, 1-0

    UConn Hockey Upsets No. 3 Boston College, 1-0
    HARTFORD — The two-year buildup to UConn-Boston College on Wednesday night at the XL Center was a riveting collage of story lines mostly about a coach and his mentor, his former team and his current team, and the surreal nature of the matchup for...
  • Hearty Meal For Hockey Starved State

    Hearty Meal For Hockey Starved State
    A Boston College man, the governor of our state, made this night happen. A former Boston College coach defeated his mentor, a man he called the John Wooden and Bear Bryant of his sport, in a night that jumped for hockey like it hadn't in a long, long time...
  • UConn Must Look Ahead, Not Back, After Win Over BC

    UConn Must Look Ahead, Not Back, After Win Over BC
    Late Wednesday and early Thursday, UConn hockey coach Mike Cavanaugh spent time going through the fun and funny text messages, voice mails and emails that tend to arrive in the wake of something like Wednesday's 1-0 victory over No. 3 Boston College at...