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  • Linebacker Connor Freeborn Commits To UConn

    Connor Freeborn, a 6 foot 5, 225-pound outside linebacker at Salesianum School in Wilmington, Del., gave UConn his commitment for 2015. Freeborn officially committed Wednesday after visiting Storrs with his father Tuesday. "It was like a five-hour...
  • Job Applicants: Maybe It's Best Not To Mention Religion

    If you're trying to get a job, it may be better not to disclose your religious preferences, especially if you're Muslim. That's the conclusion that could be drawn from two studies done by University of Connecticut researchers that show that employers are...
  • Eggs, gluten, coffee, red meat, potatoes: Do they deserve the insults?

    Eggs, gluten, coffee, red meat, potatoes: Do they deserve the insults?
    With food as with fashion, tastes change. Today, bread cubes dipped in a cheddar cheese fondue seems about as dated as bell bottoms. Nutritional advice changes too. Foods that were once touted as healthful can suddenly gain unsavory reputations, and...
  • AAC Pairings Have UConn Men Racking Up Lots Of Miles

    The Huskies will not be going to Disney World next season. That's the offshoot of the American Athletic Conference men's basketball pairings, which were announced Wednesday. With three teams coming in, Tulsa, Tulane and East Carolina, and two departing,...
  • Natalie Butler, Big East's Top Freshman, Coming To UConn

    Natalie Butler, Big East's Top Freshman, Coming To UConn
    Natalie Butler, the Big East freshman of the year at Georgetown, will transfer to UConn and one of the coaches she competed against in the Big East said the Huskies are getting a special player. "Natalie was the most impressive freshman I have coached...
  • Former H.S. Coach Says Natalie Butler A Good Fit For UConn

    While UConn and Georgetown transfer Natalie Butler decide if they are a match, her former high school coach at Lake Braddock High in Fairfax Station, Va., John Giannelli, said she would fit well with the Huskies. "I am a big UConn fan having played...
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  • UConn Puppet Museum Has A New Home And Family-Friendly Summer Programs

    They are beloved by children and adults alike, symbols of global culture and performance. Puppets. And, a local gallery filled with these elaborate figures is experiencing a renaissance, like the art form itself. "The Ballard Institute and Museum of...
  • Killed In Action In Gulf War: Plainfield's Cindy Beaudoin

    Killed In Action In Gulf War: Plainfield's Cindy Beaudoin
    Army Spec. Cindy Beaudoin didn't have to go to war. The UConn freshman had scoliosis, a spinal condition that could have exempted her on Nov. 17, 1990, the day the 142nd Medical Company was called up to active duty. Saddam Hussein, the Iraqi dictator,...
  • Thumbs Up For Ollie Deal, ESPN's New Studios

    Thumbs up to reports that Kevin Ollie is close to solidifying his commitment to UConn with a new contract. Yes, the price of keeping the men's basketball coach in Storrs is reportedly $3 million a year for five years. But you get what you pay for, and he'...
  • This Won't Be Last Time Rumors Of Ollie's Departure Surface

    This Won't Be Last Time Rumors Of Ollie's Departure Surface
    There is no doubt. Kevin Ollie is a UConn guy. Kevin Ollie is an NBA guy. The more profound question as we await a formal announcement on a new five-year contract for the coach of the basketball national champions is this: Is Kevin Ollie a college guy?...