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  • Jan. 17, 2008: UConn Great Mel Thomas Career Ends With Torn ACL And Torn Lateral Miniscus

    UConn senior guard Mel Thomas, the Huskies' top three-point and free-throw shooter and their leader in minutes and floor burns, sustained a torn anterior cruciate ligament and torn lateral meniscus in her right knee Tuesday night at Syracuse and will miss...
  • Ticket Effort Starts; Saving Whalers The Goal

    A Hartford Whalers season ticket sales campaign has become a referendum on the team's future and began Tuesday with a difficult request: Forget the candidate's record. Gov. John G. Rowland and Lt. Gov. Jodi Rell brought corporate leaders -- and, in a...
  • Whalers Take Springfield Site

    The New England Whalers completed negotiations with the Springfield Civic Center Friday and announced their remaining home games, plus all playoff games, will be played there. The Whalers thus erased the last wisps of doubt about the team's future in the...
  • Whalers' Gordie Howe Retires

    Reluctantly, wistfully, and perhaps a bit skeptically an era officially came to end Wednesday. Gordie Howe, in the wanning stages of his fantastic and almost unbelievable 32-year career, often joked that he would retire when everybody else did -- at the...
  • The Hartford Whalers Historical Timeline

    November 1971 -- The World Hockey Association awards franchise to sports enthusiasts and businessmen Howard Baldwin, John Colburn, Godfrey Wood and William Barnes. January 1972 -- Jack Kelley, a successful coach at Boston University, joins the New...
  • A Look At The Cincinnati Bearcats

    Next meeting: At Cicinnati in 2010-11 Last season: UConn's two losses to Cincinnati were among the most frustrating and disappointing of the season. In the Big East opener at Cincinnati, Kemba Walker made a tying three-pointer with nine seconds...
  • A Look At The Providence Friars

    Next meeting: The Huskies and Friars will play this season at Providence. It will be the 59th meeting in the series. UConn has won 37 times, including the last 25. Last season, the Huskies won 85-53 at the XL Center in Hartford. Last season: Coach Phil...
  • A Look At The Georgetown Hoyas

    Next meeting: One game in 2010-11 at either XL Center or Gampel Pavilion. Last season: When UConn and Georgetown met last season in Washington, both were considered potential Big East frontrunners and had gotten off to decent starts. The Huskies,...
  • 2010-11 UConn Women's Basketball Schedule

    NOVEMBER Thu. 4 FRANKLIN PIERCE (exhib.) Gampel Pavilion, Storrs, Conn. 7:30 p.m. Wed. 10 INDIANA UNIVERSITY (Pa.) (exhib.) XL Center, Hartford, Conn. 7 p.m. Sun. 14 HOLY CROSS Gampel Pavilion, Storrs, Conn. 2 p.m. State Farm Tip-Off Classic, XL...
  • Howard Baldwin Knows It Wouldn't Pay To Fight For Two Letters

    The old Howard Baldwin probably would have fought this fight. In those days, the 30-year-old blond WHA rebel would be told he shouldn't do something by the hockey establishment, do the opposite and then dare the old codgers to do something about it....
  • Chris Brown's new concert tour will include an October date in Virginia Beach

    Chris Brown's new concert tour will include an October date in Virginia Beach
    Virginia's own Chris Brown will play Virginia Beach on Oct. 9 according to a press release issued today, Aug. 10. The R&B-pop singer who has rebounded from personal troubles to once again make smash hit tunes will launch his "F.A.M.E." tour Sept. 12 in...
  • Dayglow Tour coming to Hartford's XL Center on Sept. 9-10

    Dayglow Tour coming to Hartford's XL Center on Sept. 9-10
    Billed as the "World's Largest Paint Party," Dayglow has apparently already sold out both shows at the XL Center, but you know how those things go. (You could always beg someone for their tix.) The big news this year is the introduction of Blu paint....