5 Biggest Sports Stories of 2016A lot of negativity hovered over 2016, however there was plenty to celebrate, especially in the great escape that is sports. Here were the top headlines of the year.
Himes: Olympic Tax Bill Popular But 'Bad Policy'U.S. Olympic medal winners will soon get a tax break. But not everyone thinks getting rid of the so-called victory tax is a good idea. Democratic Rep. Jim Himes of Connecticut calls the bill bad policy.
Good As Gold: US Women Win 6th Straight Olympic Hoops Title
Six Breakout Olympic AthletesEvery Olympics reveals some athletes who went from relative unknowns to frontpage headlines. For the Americans, who are dominating the medal count, here are those breakout athletes in Rio.
10 Must Watch Olympic Events This Week (8/15)The second week of the Rio Olympics is upon us. Here's 10 events to keep an eye on this week.
UConn and Yale in the Rio OlympicsConnecticut is well-represented in Rio this year, with plenty of athletes claiming ties to the Nutmeg State. Ten athletes or coaches either grew up or currently reside in the state. Everyone else is currently enrolled at or graduated from UConn or Yale. Let's meet those Huskies and Bulldogs
Stocked With UConn Talent, US Women Beat Spain 103-63Everywhere Sue Bird looks on the court, there's someone in a U.S. jersey that can score. It's a point guard's dream.
10 Must-Watch Olympic Events This WeekHere's a look at 10 events coming up this week that you're not going to want to miss.
Notable Athletes Not Going to the OlympicsOne of the biggest headlines going into Brazil isn’t who is going to take home gold, but who is NOT going to, because they have withdrawn for one reason or another. Here are the most famous athletes who aren’t going to the Olympics.
Spieth Bows Out Of OlympicsJordan Spieth withdrew from the Olympics on Monday, leaving golf without its top four players when the sport returns to the games for the first time since 1904.
U.S. Women's Team Features 5 Former UConn StarsFour-time Olympians Diana Taurasi, Sue Bird and Tamika Catchings headline the U.S. women's national team roster heading to Brazil for the Rio Games this summer.
Olympic Bronze Medal Winner Says She's Struggling FinanciallyDr. Debbie Thomas was known as a world champion in 1986 and the first African-American to win a medal in any sport during the winter Olympics.