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UConn Parade (Jeff Hugabonne/WTIC Photo)

Estimated 200,000 Fans Celebrate Huskies’ Wins

Huge crowds turned out in Hartford Sunday for a downtown victory parade celebrating the national championships won by the University of Connecticut men’s and women’s basketball teams.


UConn football Blue-White game, April 12, 2014.  (WTIC Photo/Jenneen Lee)

Defense Beats Offense In UConn Football Spring Game

Chandler Whitmer threw for 163 yards and a touchdown Saturday in Connecticut’s first Blue and White Spring game under new coach Bob Diaco.


UConn football Blue-White game, April 12, 2014.  (WTIC Photo/Jenneen Lee)

UConn Football Spring Game

UConn football head coach Bob Diaco previews the Spring Game with WTIC’s Ray Dunaway:


UConn Parade Team 2

Donors Contribute Funds To Assure Victory Parade

Organizers have collected the $70,000 needed to state the UConn Huskies Victory Parade this weekend.


(Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

The Women’s Beat with Bob Joyce – UConn the Champ… Again

48 hours ago, we were on the verge of tipping off the NCAA Women’s Basketball Final…. 46 hours ago when the dust settled, it was UConn over Notre Dame…… by 21.


UConn men's basketball coach Kevin Ollie, Athletic Director Warde Manuel and women's basketball coach Geno Auriemma ring the closing bell at the New York Stock Exchange, April 10, 2014, to celebrate the recent national championships. (Credit: Dario Cantatore/NYSE Euronext)

Auriemma, Ollie, Manuel Ring Closing Bell On Wall Street

Despite a rough day on Wall Street Thursday, with the DOW dropping 267 points, the celebrating continued for the UConn Huskies.


Richard Blumenthal, Rand Paul (Courtesy Office of Senator Blumenthal)

A Tie For A Win, From Blumenthal To Rand Paul

Democratic Senator Richard Blumenthal and Republican Rand Paul shared the stage at the Capitol Tuesday in a follow-up to the NCAA Basketball Championship


(Tristano Korlou/WTIC Photo)

UConn Assesses Value Of Championships Beyond The Court

Campus celebrations are winding down after two nights of championship parties, yet the off-court excitement could be just beginning at the University of Connecticut.


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Headlines For UConn Women’s Championship

How would you headline a story about the University of Connecticut women’s ninth National Championship? WTIC News browsed the creative choices made by newspaper copy desks around the state and beyond.