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AAC, Sun Belt Conferences In New Bowl Game

A new football bowl game to raise money for breast cancer research will be held at the Florida Citrus Bowl in December of next year, and feature teams from the American Athletic and Sun Belt conferences.

04/16/2014

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Kevin Ollie On CBS This Morning

UConn men’s basketball coach Kevin Ollie talked about the game, his career, and the 2014 National Champion UConn Huskies with Gayle King on “CBS This Morning” today.

04/16/2014

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Springer Gets Call To Bigs

HOUSTON (CBS Connecticut/AP) – Prized prospect and former UConn standout George Springer says he will join the Houston Astros from Triple-A Oklahoma City on Wednesday. The 24-year-old outfielder from New Britain had 37 homers and […]

04/16/2014

ARLINGTON, TX - APRIL 07:  Shabazz Napier #13 of the Connecticut Huskies celebrates on the court after defeating the Kentucky Wildcats 60-54 in the NCAA Men's Final Four Championship at AT&T Stadium on April 7, 2014 in Arlington, Texas.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

NCAA Expands Meal Allowance After Napier Comments

The NCAA’s Legislative Council approved a proposal Tuesday to expand the meal allowance for all athletes.

04/15/2014

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President Calls UConn Coaches To Offer Congratulations

President Barack Obama has congratulated the University of Connecticut’s men’s and women’s basketball teams on winning last week’s NCAA tournaments.

04/15/2014

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Sports Commentary 4/15/14 Just Another Day

  JUST ANOTHER DAY ON CENTER STAGE The Connecticut basketball events of yesterday came with an interesting wrinkle and a surprise or two. It was no real surprise that the American Athletic Conference selected Hartford […]

04/15/2014

UNCASVILLE, CT - APRIL 14:  The Draft Board with the first round posted during the 2014 WNBA Draft Presented By State Farm on April 14, 2014 at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut.  NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2014 NBAE  (Photo by Brian Babineau/NBAE via Getty Images)

Dolson, Hartley Taken Back-to-Back In WNBA Draft

UConn teammates Stefanie Dolson and Bria Hartley went with back-to-back picks during the WNBA Draft Monday night to Washington and Seattle. Hartley was later traded by the Storm to the Mystics to reconnect the Huskies.

04/15/2014

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Hartford’s XL Center To Host 2015 AAC Tournament

The 2015 American Athletic Conference men’s basketball tournament will be held at the XL Center in Hartford.

04/14/2014

From left, Bria Hartley, Geno Auriemma and Stefanie Dolson on UConn women's basketball Senior Day, March 1, 2014. (Bob Stowell/UConn)

Hartley, Dolson Ready for WNBA Draft

Last year had the `Big Three’ with Brittney Griner, Elena Delle Donne and Skylar Diggins leading the way at the WNBA draft. This time it’s Stanford’s Chiney Ogwumike and Baylor’s Odyssey Sims who are the consensus top two picks.

04/14/2014

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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.

04/13/2014