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Huskies Sharp Despite Long Break

By PAT EATON-ROBB  Associated Press   BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) _ Breanna Stewart scored 25 points and No. 2 UConn returned from a 13-day break to rout No. 25 DePaul 98-64 on Friday night. Kia Nurse […]

12/19/2014

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Freshmen Lift Duke Past Huskies

By TOM CANAVAN   AP Sports Writer    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) _ Freshman point guard Tyus Jones scored 21 points, Justise Winslow hit two key baskets late in the game and No. 2 Duke responded […]

12/18/2014

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Most Intriguing Bowl Matchups

All the talk is surrounding the four-team playoff, pitting Alabama against Ohio State in the Sugar Bowl and Oregon versus Florida State in the Rose Bowl. But there are 36 other games to be played. Among those 36, here are the most intriguing ones…

12/17/2014

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JOE D’S NOTEBOOK: The One That Said ‘Duke’

Let’s not kid anyone Husky Nation, when the 14-15 schedule came out, one game drew everyone’s attention. It was the one that said DUKE. Well, it’s time for the Huskies and Blue Devils to renew their rivalry for the first time since November of 2009.

WTIC NewsTalk 1080–12/17/2014

SANTA CLARA, CA - DECEMBER 05: Marcus Mariota #8 of the Oregon Ducks releases over coverage by Tra'Mayne Bondurant #21 of the Arizona Wildcats during the first half of the PAC-12 Championships at Levi's Stadium on December 5, 2014 in Santa Clara, California. (Photo by Brian Bahr/Getty Images

Heisman Watch: Oregon’s Marcus Mariota Will Win 2014 Heisman Trophy

Later this week the Heisman Trophy will add one new member to the most exclusive fraternity in sports. It is widely expected that Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota will hear his name announced as the 2014 Heisman Trophy winner, which would make him the first player in program history to win the highest individual honor in college football.

12/11/2014

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Biggest Regular Season Upsets in College Basketball

On Saturday No. 17 Michigan lost at home to NJIT, a team that just five years ago lost 51 consecutive games, and is the only independent in Division-I basketball. It is among the most shocking regular season upsets in the sport’s history. Here’s a few more…

12/10/2014

NASHVILLE, TN - APRIL 08: Breanna Stewart #30 of the Connecticut Huskies shoots the ball against Lindsay Allen #15 of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish during the NCAA Women's Final Four Championship at Bridgestone Arena on April 8, 2014 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

The Women’s Beat with Bob Joyce – Exam Time

Here we are in the midst of exam week in the classroom, however the on-court exam for the UConn Women took place Saturday at Notre Dame… They passed with a win. Was it an A ? a B ?

12/10/2014

SANTA CLARA, CA - DECEMBER 05: Marcus Mariota #8 of the Oregon Ducks scrambles in the first half against the Arizona Wildcats during the PAC-12 Championships at Levi's Stadium on December 5, 2014 in Santa Clara, California. (Photo by Brian Bahr/Getty Images)

College Football Spotlight: Stage For Awesome Playoff Set And How The Big 12 Can Join The Fun Next Year

The stage is now set for the first College Football Playoff, and it is going to be fantastic. Unfortunately, somebody had to be left out of the big party, and this year the Big 12 saw not one but two worthy candidates be shutout of the playoff.

12/10/2014

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After Stunning UConn, Yale Loses To Florida

Yale looked nothing like the team that upset defending national champion UConn three days earlier.

12/09/2014

The Women’s Beat with Bob Joyce – Bring on the Irish !

Dec 6 – South Bend, IN : Greetings from the land of the Irish..Where Purcell Pavilion will be packed and loud for the Women’s Jimmy V between The Huskies and Irish. Meeting #43 will be […]

12/06/2014

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