| May 27, 2015
| 3:07 PM
Former Miami Heat guard Steve Smith is among this year's recipients of the Basketball Hall of Fame's Mannie Jackson Human Spirit Award.
Smith, who now is an analyst for NBA TV and Turner Sports, is one of three recipients who will be formally honored...
| May 6, 2015
| 4:27 PM
UFC fighters will be paid between $2,500 and $40,000 per bout for wearing Reebok gear under the mixed martial arts promotion's new sponsorship deal.
The UFC announced Wednesday that it will pay fighters based on octagon experience in its partnership with...
| Apr 26, 2015
| 7:46 AM
HARTFORD — Police are searching for three suspects after an armed robbery of a Chinese restaurant delivery driver Saturday night.
According to police, the driver was in the area of 308 Edgewood Street at about 11:15 p.m. when he was approached by a...
| Mar 26, 2015
| 10:04 AM
Lardarius Webb, 29, took inspiration from the Academy Awards and other high-profile shows when he chose the tuxedo he had custom tailored to wear to the Ed Block Courage Awards Banquet this year.
"I saw a lot of guys on the awards shows [like] the...
| Mar 13, 2015
| 3:28 AM
Over the course of the season, The Courant will look back at the coaches and players who were a part of UConn's first national championship team 20 years ago (1994-95 season).
MEDFORD, Mass. — Sometimes when Carla Berube is back at UConn, or maybe...
| Mar 4, 2015
| 7:49 PM
— Democrat Joe Sestak made it official Wednesday morning: He wants a rematch with Republican U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey.
To kick off his second Senate bid, the retired Navy admiral who earned a reputation last time as a tireless campaigner is walking...
| Jan 27, 2015
| 10:00 PM
Walk into any athletic store and you’re going to find the shoe wall: row upon row of sneakers in colors you’ve never even seen, taunting you with endless combination of brands, activities and prices. How are you supposed to stick to that New...
| Jan 23, 2015
| 4:23 PM
TaShonda Pugh noticed something special when her son, Kodye, brought home a drawing he did at pre-school.
A beautiful house was front and center. The grass was lively green. And the sun was shining brightly above. For a 4-year-old, she said, the...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 9:03 AM
Most folks Thursday morning woke up to a cup of coffee and a lot of last-minute food preparation or travel plans to celebrate this year’s Thanksgiving Day. But as the sun came up over Naperville Central High School at 8 a.m., more than 7,000 folks...
| Jan 6, 2015
| 9:47 PM
UFC light heavyweight champion Jon "Bones" Jones has decided to enter a drug treatment facility after it was announced Tuesday that he tested positive for benzoylecgonine, the main metabolite in cocaine.
Jones, 27, who Saturday night defeated Daniel...
| Dec 31, 2014
| 6:01 PM
Rare championships, rising stardom and strong team and individual efforts highligted a banner 2014 sports season locally.
Although many of the stories deserve recognition, a select few stood out among the others.
Chosen by the News-Press, here is a list...