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  • Ex-Oriole Bruce Chen agrees to minor league deal with Indians

    Ex-Oriole Bruce Chen agrees to minor league deal with Indians
    Bruce Chen is getting a chance to pitch for an 11th team in the majors. The well-traveled left-hander, who won a career-high 13 games with the Orioles in 2005, has agreed to a minor league contract with the Cleveland Indians, a person familiar with the...
  • As UConn Women Regain No. 1 Spot, Chong Emerging As Player

    As UConn Women Regain No. 1 Spot, Chong Emerging As Player
    STORRS – UConn returned Monday to the top of The Associated Press Top 25 for the first time since its loss to Stanford on Nov. 17 ended a 47-game winning streak. And also on Monday, Moriah Jefferson was selected player of the week in the...
  • Larry Brown on success of SMU men's basketball: we're in a great city

     Larry Brown on success of SMU men's basketball: we're in a great city
    The toughest part of the UCF men's basketball has already begun. And it will definitely get more challenging Sunday when the Knights host SMU led by Hall of Famer coach Larry Brown. Brown, the only basketball coach to ever win a NCAA title and NBA...
  • Rizzotti's End-To-End Dash Vs. Lady Vols Remains Highlight

    Rizzotti's End-To-End Dash Vs. Lady Vols Remains Highlight
    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). WEST HARTFORD — The two biggest things in Jen Rizzotti's life —...
  • Coaching changes burn top recruits who are locked into their schools

    Coaching changes burn top recruits who are locked into their schools
    Relationships are hard and commitment is scary. Thank goodness we have the greeting card industry or millions of men would be in trouble. It's just too bad they don't make cards for recruiting. "Roses are red, violets are blue — come play...
  • UCF basketball looking for a clean sweep against Houston Sunday

    UCF basketball looking for a clean sweep against Houston Sunday
    For a long time, Staphon Blair believed dunks were the only way he should score baskets. The 6-foot-9 UCF basketball forward built such a reputation for his entertaining, high flying slams that Blair’s former Fort Lauderdale Dillard High School...
  • UCF snaps six-game losing streak with 73-62 win against USF

    UCF snaps six-game losing streak with 73-62 win against USF
    Swimming in mediocrity for the past several weeks, UCF basketball gripped a lifesaver with a 73-62 win against struggling USF. The Knights were favored to beat their I-4 rivals, who entered the week last in the American Athletic Conference. UCF scored...
  • Jim Calhoun Remembers Dean Smith: 'Father Figure'

    Jim Calhoun Remembers Dean Smith: 'Father Figure'
    As a young coach at Northeastern, Jim Calhoun was always looking for the best college basketball minds. In the early 1970s, he made a trip to Chapel Hill, N.C. "I had studied Dean Smith like crazy," Calhoun recalled, looking back on his career in 2012....
  • East Carolina Up Next As UConn Tries To Salvage Season

    East Carolina Up Next As UConn Tries To Salvage Season
    STORRS – Whatever the standings say, whatever the RPI says, whatever the bracket experts indicate, the schedule must dictate UConn's approach. There are 10 games left in the regular season, 10 games to accomplish something. "We're still...
  • Cincinnati At No. 2 UConn Women

    Site: XL Center Time: Tuesday, 7 p.m. TV: SNY (Eric Frede, Meghan Culmo and Kerith Burke) Radio: WTIC-AM 1080, WILI-AM 1400 (Bob Joyce and Debbie Fiske) Series history: UConn, 12-0 Last meeting: UConn, 96-31, Jan. 25, 2015, Fifth Third Arena,...
  • UConn Not The Only Established Program Having Rough Season

    UConn Not The Only Established Program Having Rough Season
    HOUSTON – UConn has some company in this difficult season. If the Huskies are destined to play in the NIT – and after losing 70-68 at Houston on Sunday, they will have to improve to get there – they will find some familiar foes....