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  • Crystal Dangerfield Figured Out Quickly UConn Was Place For Her

    Crystal Dangerfield Figured Out Quickly UConn Was Place For Her
    STORRS — Last weekend, Crystal Dangerfield stood on the balcony overlooking the women's basketball court at UConn's new Champions Center, wearing a Huskies sweatshirt, peering over the railing as the defending dual national champions hung out to her...
  • On The Fly: Big Question Now Is Who Gets Joe Maddon

    On The Fly: Big Question Now Is Who Gets Joe Maddon
    Joe Maddon has been the face of the Tampa Bay Rays' revival, leading the once-moribund franchise to 754 wins and four postseason appearances in nine years. But just a few weeks after executive vice president Andrew Friedman left the Rays for the Dodgers,...
  • Bulked-Up Phil Nolan Has Fine-Tuned His Offensive Game

    Bulked-Up Phil Nolan Has Fine-Tuned His Offensive Game
    STORRS — The Huskies were national champions, but Phil Nolan looked in a mirror and saw something bigger. He envisioned himself with about 20 more pounds of muscle. "That was a goal that he had," coach Kevin Ollie said. "Everybody saw him in the...
  • Friday's multi-sport college and local roundup: Norfolk State ends drought, gains first women's volleyball victory of year

    COLLEGES: Women’s volleyball: **Angie Darcus had 22 assists Friday as Norfolk State (1-19, 1-7 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) ended its season-long drought, winning 14-25, 25-23, 25-22, 25-22 at home against Morgan State (11-10, 4-4). ... **...
  • It's Clear, Crystal Dangerfield Hates To Lose

     Crystal Dangerfield stood on the balcony overlooking the women’s basketball court in UConn’s new Champions Center, wearing a Huskies sweatshirt, peering over the railing as the defending dual national champions hung out to her right.   In the...
  • DePaul women first, men last in preseason Big East basketball polls

    DePaul basketball teams landed atop one Big East basketball poll and brought up the rear in another in preseason rankings released on Tuesday. The Blue Demon women were unanimous picks to win their second straight conference title according to a...
  • Source: Louisville-UConn To Resume During 2016-17

    Source: Louisville-UConn To Resume During 2016-17
    I have been told by someone who most certainly should know that one of the best rivalries in the last 10 years of UConn women’s basketball, Louisville, will be started up again during the 2016-17 season.  The Cardinals and Huskies have played 16...
  • UConn Soccer Coach Ray Reid Going For Win No. 400

    UConn Soccer Coach Ray Reid Going For Win No. 400
    Notre Dame men's soccer coach Bobby Clark didn't have to think long and hard about his earliest memory of UConn coach Ray Reid. When asked last month about their first meeting, Clark recalled an exhibition game from nearly 30 years ago. Reid was an...
  • Ray Reid File

    Hometown: Brentwood, N.Y. Age: 54 Career Record: 399-103-63 Record at UConn: 253-86-48 in 18 seasons Record at Southern Connecticut: 146-17-15 in 8 seasons Four NCAA titles: UConn in 2000; Southern (Division II) in 1990, 1992 and 1995 NCAA...
  • Tom Thibodeau right out of Bill Belichick playbook

     Tom Thibodeau right out of Bill Belichick playbook
    Tom Thibodeau grew up in Connecticut a fan of the Patriots, especially favorite player Sam "Bam" Cunningham. But the Bulls coach really turns into a kid again describing the current leader of his boyhood team. "I don't know that there's a better football...
  • Natalie Butler Willing To Take The Long Road

    Natalie Butler Willing To Take The Long Road
      Here's a look at UConn center Natalie Butler, the transfer from Georgetown, who must sit out this season.   She's a very nice young woman, exactly the kind of person you would expect UConn to pursue.   This story will also run in The Courant on...