While teammates were working on their game or their tans, 6-foot-1 UConn junior Byron Jones from New Britain worked during his off months at the state Capitol in Hartford and the U.S. Capitol in Washington D.C., serving as an intern for both Connecticut’s House Majority Leader Joe Aresimowicz and U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty.
Adam Jones hit a two-run homer off Mariano Rivera in the ninth inning and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Yankees 2-1 on Sunday to end New York’s longest winning streak of the season at six games.
A second employee of an East Hartford group home has been arrested in connection with videotaped abuse of a resident of the home. Police say an assistant manager incited the abuse, and kept copies of the recordings.
Former UConn forward Asjha Jones says she will sit out the upcoming Connecticut Sun season to recover from injuries.
Bridgeport police say they’ve arrested a man who flooded the city’s South End with hundreds of fake $10 and $20 bills.
East Hartford police say a nine-year-veteran of the police force is the subject of a criminal investigation involving improper use of police records systems.
Coach Geno Auriemma and the U.S. women’s basketball team, including former UConn players Sue Bird, Diana Taurasi, Maya Moore, Swin Cash, Asjha Jones and Tina Charles, say they’re ready to begin the quest for gold.
Newcomers Pedro Ciriaco and Mauro Gomez had three hits each and the Boston Red Sox gained a split of their day-night doubleheader with a 9-5 win over the New York Yankees on Saturday.
A 20-year-old man is reported in serious but stable condition after being stabbed during a street fight in Vernon — then driven to the emergency room on the hood of the police cruiser.
Central Florida president John Hitt says that Keith Tribble is resigning as athletic director amid allegations of recruiting violations in the school’s football and basketball programs.