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  • UConn's Henefeld Holds Tight To Dream Season Of 25 Years Ago

    UConn's Henefeld Holds Tight To Dream Season Of 25 Years Ago
    To celebrate the silver anniversary of the UConn men's 1989-90 Dream Season, The Courant will be looking at players and coaches who helped make that team special. Stories will appear periodically throughout the season. ΒΆ The Dream Season did not have a...
  • Preview: DePaul vs. Loyola Marymount

    DePaul and Loyola Marymount will be looking to end lengthy losing streaks when they meet Thursday in the seventh-place game at the Diamond Head Classic in Honolulu. DePaul has lost five straight, surrendering an average of 86 points in those games,...
  • With the loss of his mother, Steelers' William Gay steps up against domestic abuse

    The holidays bring extra-complicated emotions to the Women's Center & Shelter of Greater Pittsburgh, so all the more reason to be festive. On this night, freshly wrapped gifts are tucked underneath a large Christmas tree, and the spicy smell of barbecue...
  • UConn Women's Insider: ESPN Schedule Guru's Goal To Restart Huskies-Tennessee

    UConn Women's Insider: ESPN Schedule Guru's Goal To Restart Huskies-Tennessee
    As UConn prepares to begin conference play Saturday, reality is about to set in. Last season UConn won its 18 games against American Athletic Conference opponents by average of 37.5 points. Competition is the reason scheduling non-conference powerhouses...
  • 1994-95 Revisited: Jamelle Elliott Got The Rebounds

    1994-95 Revisited: Jamelle Elliott Got The Rebounds
    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).   Jamelle Elliott's aspiration was to become an athletic administrator....
  • Sacred Heart Guard Broome Red Hot From The Floor

    In a recent five-game stretch, Sacred Heart guard Cane Broome, a freshman from East Hartford, made 37 of 53 field goals (69.8 percent) and scored 100 points. Few, if any, players in the nation were as productive or efficient over that 18-day span, when...
  • Mets' Mazzilli, Former UConn Baseball Star, Suspended For Positive Drug Test

    Mets' Mazzilli, Former UConn Baseball Star, Suspended For Positive Drug Test
    L.J. Mazzilli, a minor-league second baseman in the New York Mets' organization who previously played at UConn, was suspended 50 games on Tuesday for a second positive test for a drug of abuse. The son of former major league Lee Mazzilli batted .301 with...
  • 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...
  • Recap: St. John's 66, Long Beach State 49

    SportsDirect Inc. Recap: St. John's 66, Long Beach State 49 No. 19 St. John's 66, Long Beach State 49: Chris Obekpa scored a career-high 16 points, grabbed eight rebounds and blocked six shots to lead the host Red Storm to their sixth straight victory....
  • Preview: NJIT at Villanova

    SportsDirect Inc. Preview: NJIT at Villanova The Big East season is right around the corner, but No. 7 Villanova must first take care of business Tuesday against visiting NJIT. The Wildcats, fresh off an overtime victory over former conference rival...
  • Preview: North Dakota at Marquette

    SportsDirect Inc. Preview: North Dakota at Marquette Marquette looks for its third straight victory Monday as it hosts struggling North Dakota, which has lost four of its last six contests. The Golden Eagles have been scoring well lately, averaging 81...