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8 Notable Players Missing The World Cup

Each country can only bring 23 men to Brazil to compete for the World Cup this year. A few notable men were left off rosters for various reasons and some may surprise you …

06/09/2014

BOSTON, MA - JUNE 03: Rob Gronkowski of the New England Patriots celebrates during Game Four of the Eastern Conference Finals in the 2012 NBA Playoffs between the Miami Heat and the Boston Celtics on June 3, 2012 at TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. 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. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

6 NFL ‘Bros’ Guaranteed To Be The Life Of The Party

Looking for your kindred party spirit? We’ve wrangled 6 NFL players who are sure to be the life of the party wherever they go.

05/29/2014

Vocalist Isaac Slade (R) and guitarist Joe King of the rock band The Fray perform during the half time show during the AFC Championship game between the New England Patriots and the Denver Broncos at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on January 19, 2014 in Denver, Colorado (Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Musicians + Sports: How The Fray (Barely) Survived Super Bowl XLVIII

This year’s Super Bowl was a particularly bitter pill for Broncos fans to swallow. Denver band The Fray was no exception.

05/16/2014

Ernest T. Jones, UConn Running Backs Coach (Courtesy UConn)

Coach In Religion-In-Huddle Controversy Resigns

University of Connecticut Running Backs coach and Director of Player Engagement Ernest T. Jones has resigned.

02/17/2014

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Huskies, Volunteers Drop Scheduled Home-and-Home Football Series

The University of Tennessee announced Thursday that it won’t be playing a scheduled home-and-home series with Connecticut that had been planned for 2015 and 2016.

02/06/2014

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14 High Schoolers Sign UConn Football Letters Of Intent

The University of Connecticut Department of Athletics has released the list of 14 high school players who have signed a National Letter of Intent to enroll at UConn and play football. Two other signers already are enrolled

02/05/2014

Super Bowl XLVII (Elsa/Getty Images)

Super Bowl Ads To Watch For

By MAE ANDERSON,  AP Business Writer NEW YORK (AP) _ Actress Scarlett Johansson gives SodaStream some sex appeal in a controversial spot, Kia revives actor Laurence Fishburne’s “Matrix” character Morpheus in its commercial. And cute […]

01/31/2014

Notre Dame Stadium (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

$400 Million Notre Dame Stadium Plan

The University of Notre Dame announced a $400 million plan Wednesday to expand the school’s 84-year-old football stadium, adding thousands of premium seats plus new buildings at the “House that Rockne Built.”

01/29/2014

Paul Pasqualoni (Tyler Barrick/Getty Images Sport)

Bears’ Hiring Of Pasqualoni Is Official

The hiring of former UConn Head Coach Paul Pasqualoni as an assistant on the Chicago Bears coaching staff is official.

01/23/2014

A version of the new Central Connecticut State University athletic logo.  Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

CCSU Hires New Football Coach

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) _ Central Connecticut has hired New Haven football coach Pete Rossomando to lead its football program. He takes over from Jeff McInerney, who announced his resignation as head coach in November […]

01/22/2014

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