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  • Six Flags Magic Mountain turning wooden coaster into Twisted Colossus

    Six Flags Magic Mountain turning wooden coaster into Twisted Colossus
    Six Flags Magic Mountain plans to convert a classic wooden coaster into the world’s longest hybrid coaster that adds two barrel roll inversions and a first-of-its-kind in the U.S. “high-five” element. Dubbed Twisted Colossus, the...
  • Six Flags unveils new attractions for every park in 2015

    Six Flags unveils new attractions for every park in 2015
    Six Flags has unveiled its 2015 lineup of new roller coasters, thrill rides and water slides at the amusement park chain's 13 locations. Additions are to include three roller coasters, five thrill rides, two dark rides and two water attractions. Among...
  • Penn State arrives in Dublin, tired but ready to practice

    Penn State arrives in Dublin, tired but ready to practice
    By the time Penn State finished its first practice in Ireland late Wednesday, it had been seven hours since the team touched down on a flight from Harrisburg. No one had been to the hotel yet. No one had slept much. One would think Penn State would be...
  • UCLA wants Brett Hundley to run only if needed

    UCLA wants Brett Hundley to run only if needed
    Ask UCLA Coach Jim Mora whom he would like to see lead the Bruins in rushing this season and he rattles off a list of candidates. "Jordon James, Paul Perkins, Steven Manfro," Mora said. He even mentions, with a smirk, linebacker Myles Jack, a part-timer...
  • George O'Leary is at home leading UCF in Dublin, singing a song Irish fans can dance to

    George O'Leary is at home leading UCF in Dublin, singing a song Irish fans can dance to
    DUBLIN — It was a simple question of George O'Leary, but it got a completely unexpected answer from the famously curmudgeonly coach. So what's your favorite song by your favorite band? Without hesitation, O'Leary starts singing the first verse...
  • Women's Soccer: Chanel Johnson Emerging As A Force For UofH

    WEST HARTFORD — Chanel Johnson, a senior midfielder on the Hartford women's soccer team, is bashful. She sums up her development over the past four years by saying she's stronger and faster and smarter, and adds that there might even be a noticeable...
  • UCF strives to block out distractions at 'castle' outside Dublin

    UCF strives to block out distractions at 'castle' outside Dublin
    DUBLIN — The grand stage of the Croke Park Classic hit UCF players early Wednesday morning when their bus passed through the gated entrance of the Carton House Resort, their home for the rest of the week. Players rubbed the sleep out of their eyes...
  • Bronco Mendenhall Faces Unique Challenges As BYU Coach

    Bronco Mendenhall Faces Unique Challenges As BYU Coach
    Bronco Mendenhall is bringing his football team 2,300 miles to play its opening game Friday night at Rentschler Field. The journey from Provo, Utah, to East Hartford is simply part of life for a college football independent. The powers at Brigham Young...
  • What you can expect for Labor Day 2014

    What you can expect for Labor Day 2014
    Look at it this way: You have to work two more days, but then you get to play for three. Labor Day weekend — the last long weekend of the summer — means beaches, shopping, travel, family outings and lots of time to chill. This year, more...
  • Highest hotel occupancy in 20 years expected, but rates going up too

    Highest hotel occupancy in 20 years expected, but rates going up too
     U.S. hotels are on pace to report the highest occupancy level in 20 years, an industry study says, as the economy rebounds and travel demand strengthens. The downside -- higher room rates. Hotel occupancy levels will rise to 64.1% in 2014 and 64.8%...
  • Carnival adds longer cruises from Baltimore

    Carnival adds longer cruises from Baltimore
    When the Carnival Pride returns to Baltimore next spring, it will not only have new pollution-control technology and a $500 million makeover. The ship also will have a new itinerary of extended cruises to the Caribbean. Carnival Cruise Lines, which...