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  • Villanova Tops UConn, 70-61

    Villanova Tops UConn, 70-61
    Visit courant.com/ucnova for more photos. The nutshell play came with 5:16 to go. Villanova's JayVaughn Pinkston missed a second free throw, but UConn could not find a way to wrest the ball away. It ended up out on the perimeter, James Bell hit a...
  • UConn Men Overcome Second-Half Slump, Win In OT

    UConn Men Overcome Second-Half Slump, Win In OT
    One frustrating, fruitless possession after another had left the UConn men's basketball team scoreless for nearly nine minutes. Their slim lead had evaporated, though slowly, and a restlessness had settled over the arena. It was a stretch that, for many...
  • Malloy Replaces Rowland's CCEDA With CRDA

    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced Thursday that he is creating a new entity to promote economic development that will essentially replace a similar entity that had been created by then-Gov.John G. Rowland. Malloy announced the formation of the Capital...
  • Moore Scores 41 In Record 89th Straight Win

    Moore Scores 41 In Record 89th Straight Win
    Perhaps it's true that only a scant percentage of the world cares about women's basketball. Maybe even less than that — or so we've heard from the dissenting crowd insulted by the long assault on a legendary men's coach and his team's iconic winning...
  • 'Hello, Geno, It's Barack'

    'Hello, Geno, It's Barack'
    HARTFORD — Midway through his postgame press conference at the XL Center Tuesday, UConn Coach Geno Auriemma was handed a cellphone by his administrative assistant Sarah Darras. This had to be important. It was. The President of the United States...
  • Usher announces his 'OMG Tour,' teams with AEG Live for 25 dates

     
    Usher certainly knows how to make up to his fans. After a previously rumored joint tour with fellow R&B heartthrob Chris Brown was nixed, the singer has announced he is kicking off his own outing. With the success of the......
  • Question of the day: Will UConn women beat UCLA’s record of 88 straight basketball wins, and when will they lose? [Updated]

     
    Writers from around the Tribune Co. weigh in on the topic. Check back throughout the day for more responses, vote in the poll and feel free to leave a comment of your own. Will the UConn women beat UCLA’s record......
  • Five Awesome Things To Do Today (Thursday, 6/2)

    Five Awesome Things To Do Today (Thursday, 6/2)
    Hey everyone! It’s June 2nd, and you know what that means - it’s Children’s Day in North Korea! And if that doesn’t interest you, here are 5 things to do in the Hartford area today. First off, New Kids on the Block and...
  • UConn Men: Season-Opening Breeze Vs. Stony Brook

    UConn Men: Season-Opening Breeze Vs. Stony Brook
    Game 1 of 41: UConn 79, Stony Brook 52, Gampel Pavilion, Storrs, Nov. 12, 2010 Coming off a disappointing 2009-10 season that ended in the second round of the NIT, with three key seniors having departed and six (soon to be seven) freshmen joining the...
  • UConn Beats South Florida For 85th Straight Win

    UConn Beats South Florida For 85th Straight Win
    Whether Maya Moore is the greatest player in UConn history is debatable. Arguments can be made on behalf of at least a half dozen others, all accomplished, memorable and iconic. But when UConn records are revised following her graduation, Moore's name...
  • Turbulent, To Say The Least

    Turbulent, To Say The Least
    Has there been a more tumultuous season in UConn history? Has there ever been a soap opera like the 2009-10 season? Coming off an appearance in the Final Four the year before, the Huskies endured one of the more puzzling and trying seasons in the Jim...
  • Hartford Hockey: A Whale Of A Debut

    Hartford Hockey: A Whale Of A Debut
    As the green-and-blue uniforms hit the ice a few minutes before 7 p.m. Saturday, "Brass Bonanza" filled the XL Center and 13,089 fans reveled in the nostalgia of the moment. "It feels like old times," Howard Baldwin said. And there was indeed a sense...