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  • On The Fly: Show Is Good, Varga Is Great At Yale Bowl

    Yale and Army renewed a football rivalry that began at West Point in 1893 on a glorious day at Yale Bowl, now in the midst of its 100th anniversary celebration. The corps of cadets, in white dress short sleeves, gathered in a field adjacent to the Yale...
  • Derek Jeter: For So Many, No. 2 Will Always Be No. 1

    Derek Jeter: For So Many, No. 2 Will Always Be No. 1
    NEW YORK — Ryan Tucker was a visitor at Yankee Stadium in June. He had just finished a long, arduous round of chemotherapy for treatment of a brain tumor and the prognosis was good as he was made an honorary Yankee during the team's "Hope Week."...
  • On The Fly: State Has Lost Two Sports Legends In Toner, Detrick

    John Toner's 1955 and 1956 New Britain High football teams were unbeaten in state games. He said yes to UConn's moving from the Yankee Conference to the Big East. He hired Jim Calhoun and Geno Auriemma. He was influential in bringing women's sports...
  • John Toner, AD Who Brought Big East, Calhoun, Geno To UConn, Dead At 91

    John Toner, AD Who Brought Big East, Calhoun, Geno To UConn, Dead At 91
    In any listing of important figures in Connecticut sports history, John Toner should hold a high place. Three decisions that elevated UConn from a competitive New England school to a national powerhouse were all Toner's, made during his time as athletic...
  • Geno Auriemma On The Death Of John Toner

    UConn women's basketball coach Geno Auriemma, currently in Prague with the USA senior national team he is preparing for this weekend's World Championship. offered this statement on the death of his former boss, John Toner, the man who hired him in 1985....
  • Despite Measly Resources, Toner Built Powerful UConn Empire

    Despite Measly Resources, Toner Built Powerful UConn Empire
    John Toner got UConn into the Big East. He hired Jim Calhoun. He hired Geno Auriemma. There. In 16 words, Connecticut can embrace the width and breadth of John Toner's contributions to the sports history of our state. They are, by any definition,...
  • USA Drubs China In World Championship Tune-Up

    The USA took a double-digit lead six minutes into the first quater and pulled away from China for a 99-75 victory Saturday at Pierre de Courbetin Stadium in Paris. "Coach told us that we needed to redeem ourselves {from Friday's win over Australia],"...
  • Regional Digest: U.S. Women Defeat China

    U.S. Women Defeat China The U.S. women's basketball team took a double-digit lead six minutes into the first quarter and pulled away from China for a 99-75 victory Saturday at an international tournament in Paris in advance of the world championships...
  • Stewart Makes The Cut To 13 For USA Basketball

    ++++++++++++++++++++ || ++++++++++++++++++++ || ++++++++++++++++++++ ||     The 13 finalists for the 2014 USA World Championship Team, which will be pared to 12 by Sept. 26, include: Seimone Augustus, Sue Bird, Tina Charles, Candice Dupree,...
  • Tina Charles Leads U.S. Women's National Team In Final Tuneup

    Tina Charles Leads U.S. Women's National Team In Final Tuneup
    The USA senior national team concluded preparations for the 2014 World Championship on Tuesday with a 76-41 win over the Czech Republic in Prague. After relinquishing an 18-point lead in Sunday's loss to France in Paris, the USA never trailed in this...
  • On The Fly: New Jeter Commercial A Schmaltzy Winner

    There's a new Derek Jeter commercial out, this one for Gatorade. If you haven't seen it, he decides to get out of a cab and walk the last few blocks to Yankee Stadium meeting and greeting folks along the way, especially at Stan's, the old souvenir shop....