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  • Mike Cavanaugh And The UConn Hockey Program -- All The Quotes And Info From Thursday's Press Conference

    Mike Cavanaugh is the newest head coach on a campus with room for another athletic program to go big-time. That's where UConn hockey is eventually headed, to the big-time world of Hockey East in 2014-15. Cavanaugh was introduced Thursday at a press...
  • MSG Eyes Long Island

    Madison Square Garden Company signed a lease extension with Comcast Spectacor just five weeks ago, reaching an agreement to keep its AHL affiliate at Hartford's XL Center for at least the next three seasons.  But it seems the executives at MSG may...
  • Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey's Built To Amaze! Comes to the XL Center

    Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey's Built To Amaze! Comes to the XL Center
    There are all kinds of variations on the basic circus theme. There's the international, relatively high-falutin' Cirque du Soleil, the tiny Circus Sarasota on the Florida Gulf Coast, even the Australian Flying Fruit Fly Circus. But there's only really one...
  • CT.com Q&A: WWE Wrestler Fandango

    CT.com Q&A: WWE Wrestler Fandango
    For more on Johnny Curtis' past and the Fandango character, read our feature article "Hitting the Floor with Fandango, WWE's Latest Craze-Inducing Sensation."   Correct me if I'm wrong: One of the main sources that got you into wrestling as a child...
  • Baylor Outlasts The Huskies Down The Stretch, 76-70

    Baylor Outlasts The Huskies Down The Stretch, 76-70
    Perhaps this game meant nothing. After all, that is what the coaches say. Perhaps it meant a lot. Apparently, that is how the fans felt. Most likely, truth falls somewhere in between, just like most debates in life. But for women's basketball, still...
  • UConn Women Beat Pitt, 76-36

    UConn Women Beat Pitt, 76-36
    HARTFORD — Since becoming Pittsburgh's coach in 2003, Agnus Berenato has driven the Big East women's basketball welcome wagon from town to town. It is not unusual for her to begin postgame press conferences by thanking those in attendance for...
  • Funkasaurus Brodus Clay and the WWE Raw World Tour Come to Hartford's XL Center

    Funkasaurus Brodus Clay and the WWE Raw World Tour Come to Hartford's XL Center
    WWE Raw World Tour $15-$95, doors 4 p.m., Oct. 21. XL Center, One Civic Center Plaza, Hartford, xlcenter.com   In the seven years of Brodus Clay's wrestling career, few evenings have entailed as much risk as that of January 9, 2012. During an edition...
  • Advocate Interview: WWE's Brodus Clay

    Advocate Interview: WWE's Brodus Clay
    WWE Raw World Tour. $15-$95, doors 4 p.m., Oct. 21. XL Center, One Civic Center Plaza, Hartford, xlcenter.com Q: I know only a little bit about your childhood: You grew up in and out of foster homes, and you have a brother, too. Can you take me on a...
  • Louisville Shows Why It's No. 1, Dominating UConn In Second Half

    Louisville Shows Why It's No. 1, Dominating UConn In Second Half
    Shabazz Napier was sitting there, large ice pack on his left shoulder, pain of various kinds showing on his face. "I didn't give enough to my teammates," he said. "As a leader, I should have given more. I always feel like I should be giving 100...
  • Bruce Springsteen Comes to the XL Center This Thursday

    Bruce Springsteen Comes to the XL Center This Thursday
    The Dylan of Asbury Park, N.J. returns to Hartford on Thursday with his Wrecking Ball Tour, currently demolishing arenas nationwide. The late saxophonist Clarence Clemons, an integral part of Springsteen's (pictured) E Street Band for decades, may no...
  • Whale, UConn Hockey Doubleheader On Tap

    The UConn hockey program will join Hockey East in in two years and the XL Center will become its home rink for conference games. But on Nov. 24, the Huskies will skate at their future home as part of a doubleheader with the Whale. UConn and Air Force...
  • UConn Takes Control, Heads To Sweet 16 Again

    UConn Takes Control, Heads To Sweet 16 Again
    You figured Vanderbilt's hang time in Monday's NCAA Tournament second-round game would vastly surpass that of Idaho on Saturday. To put it into geographic context, the Commodores, despite multiple injuries, seemed as distant from the Vandals as...