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  • 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...
  • Regional Digest: Former Husky L.J. Mazzilli Suspended From Minor League Club

    L.J. Mazzilli Suspended L.J. Mazzilli, a minor league second baseman in the New York Mets' organization, was suspended 50 games on Tuesday for a second positive test for a drug of abuse. The son of former major leaguer Lee Mazzilli batted .301 with 11...
  • 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...
  • Kia Nurse Fitting In Well At UConn, Thrives On Challenge

    Kia Nurse Fitting In Well At UConn, Thrives On Challenge
    UNCASVILLE — Kia Nurse knows that her first semester as a student and eight games as an athlete at UConn have featured a broad spectrum of emotions for her freshmen class. And she has loved just about every minute of it. "It's been fantastic for...
  • 5 UConn Men's Lessons Learned: Purvis Helps Break Shooting Slump

    5 UConn Men's Lessons Learned: Purvis Helps Break Shooting Slump
    BRIDGEPORT – Sooner or later, shots were going to fall. Kevin Ollie kept saying it, kept believing it. It happened on a fairly unfamiliar court, at the Webster Bank Arena, but it happened Monday night. The Huskies broke out of their shooting slump...
  • Coach Cavanaugh Pleased With UConn Hockey Progress

    Coach Cavanaugh Pleased With UConn Hockey Progress
    STORRS – With the long wait for entry into Hockey East over and his team having recorded a few signature victories that captured the state's attention, UConn coach Mike Cavanaugh is enjoying his program's newfound relevance. In crowded public...
  • Huskies Find Shooting Touch, Beat Columbia 80-65

    Huskies Find Shooting Touch, Beat Columbia 80-65
    BRIDGEPORT – Rodney Purvis tries to turn a deaf ear, as one must in the arena. But he is human, and he's heard the noise. Injured ankle or no, he hasn't looked like the player UConn fans were expecting him to be. He took the talk with him to the...
  • UConn 80, Columbia 65: Wrapping Things Up At Webster Bank Arena

    BRIDGEPORT – Twas three nights before Christmas and all through the lot, something was stirring – UConn’s jump shot.   Three-pointers were falling through the cylinder with flare, under Rodney Purvis’ jumper there was finally...
  • Duke basketball off to historical start

    With 10 games in the books, it's pretty clear that the Blue Devils are one of college basketball's elite teams. But even by Duke standards, it has been a historical start. All 10 wins have come by double digits the first season in school history that...
  • Preview: Columbia vs. Connecticut

    Kevin Ollie is going through one of his roughest stretches in three years as the coach at Connecticut, which will try to get back on the winning track on Monday when it faces Columbia in Bridgeport, Conn. The Huskies have dropped four of five since...
  • Huskies Can't Look Past Columbia

    BRIDGEPORT — The Huskies have some idea how this works. Niels Giffey, after he spent a summer with the German national team, returned to Storrs a different, more assertive player last season, and that should still be fresh in their minds. So...