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Boxer Rubin "Hurricane" Carter Dies at 76

Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, the boxer whose wrongful murder conviction became an international symbol of racial injustice, died Sunday, The Associated Press reported. He was 76. Carter spent 19 years in prison for three murders at a tavern in Paterson, N.J., in Read »

6 hours ago
Player Takes 90 mph Fastball to the Face

Player Takes 90 mph Fastball to the Face

A player for the Corpus Christi Hooks, a minor league baseball team in Texas, was hit by a fastball traveling at 90... Watch »

Apr 20, 2014
Top 2014 HS Player Signs With USC

Top 2014 HS Player Signs With USC

The news that A'Ja Wilson stayed in her home state of South Carolina is only surprising in that the Huskies... Read »

Apr 18, 2014
Omar Calhoun's Future Is With Huskies

Omar Calhoun's Future Is With Huskies

While the futures of Ryan Boatright and DeAndre Daniels remain up in the air as they decide whether to return... Read »

Apr 18, 2014
Mohegan Sun Gets AAC Women's Tourney in 2015

Mohegan Sun Gets AAC Women's Tourney in 2015

As expected, Mohegan Sun was awarded the American Athletic Conference 2015 Women's Basketball... Read »

Apr 18, 2014
WATCH: Golfer Flees Hornet Attack on Course

WATCH: Golfer Flees Hornet Attack on Course

A Spanish golfer jumped into a nearby lake to escape a swarm of hornets then continued on despite his... Read »

Apr 19, 2014
Secret Service Threatened to Shoot Mr. Met: Book

Secret Service Threatened to Shoot Mr. Met: Book

A secret service agent once threatened to shoot Mr. Met if he approached the president during a baseball game... Read »

Apr 18, 2014
Ex-Quarterback McNabb Spends Day in Arizona Jail

Ex-Quarterback McNabb Spends Day in Arizona Jail

Former Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Donovan McNabb has been released from an Arizona jail after serving a one-day... Watch »

Apr 18, 2014
Ollie Talks UConn Future With CBS This Morning

Ollie Talks UConn Future With CBS This Morning

UConn coach Kevin Ollie sat down with "CBS This Morning"'s Gayle King recently to talk about a number... Read »

Apr 17, 2014
Daniel Hamilton Talks UConn, Kevin Ollie

Daniel Hamilton Talks UConn, Kevin Ollie

Daniel Hamilton, a 6-7 high school senior and California native, is currently in New York to play in the... Read »

Apr 17, 2014
UConn Champs to Be Honored at Fenway on April 22

UConn Champs to Be Honored at Fenway on April 22

The men's and women's UConn basketball teams are set to be honored at Fenway Park on April 22. Read »

Apr 18, 2014
Sharper's DNA Found on Clothing of Accuser

Sharper's DNA Found on Clothing of Accuser

The Arizona police department testified Wednesday that ex-NFL safety Darren Sharper’s DNA was found on the clothing... Read »

Apr 17, 2014
Another Award for Breanna Stewart

Another Award for Breanna Stewart

A week after helping the Huskies to two national titles in as many seasons, the sophomore standout forward was named... Read »

Apr 17, 2014
UConn Offense Should Improve

UConn Offense Should Improve

The Huskies will need to score points to improve on last season's 3-9 record. Read »

Apr 16, 2014
Obama Calls to Congratulate UConn Coaches

Obama Calls to Congratulate UConn Coaches

President Barack Obama has congratulated the University of Connecticut's men's and women's basketball teams... Read »

Apr 17, 2014
Former MLB Player Claims Racial Profiling in Own Driveway

Former MLB Player Claims Racial Profiling in Own Driveway

ESPN baseball analyst and former Major League Baseball player Doug Glanville says police racially profiled him... Read »

Apr 15, 2014
Dolson, Hartley to Play for WNBA's Mystics

Dolson, Hartley to Play for WNBA's Mystics

There was plenty of reason to cheer on Monday evening, when UConn seniors Stefanie Dolson and Bria Hartley,... Read »

Apr 17, 2014
XL Center to Host 2015 AAC Men’s Basketball Championship

XL Center to Host 2015 AAC Men’s Basketball Championship

The college basketball celebration continues in Hartford. The XL Center in Hartford has been chosen as the site... Read »

Apr 14, 2014
Olympic Great Phelps Ending Retirement

Olympic Great Phelps Ending Retirement

Michael Phelps is coming out of retirement, the first step toward possibly swimming at the 2016 Rio... Read »

Apr 15, 2014
Napier Prepares for NBA Draft

Napier Prepares for NBA Draft

After leading the Huskies to a national title, Shabazz Napier is preparing for the NBA Draft. Read »

Apr 14, 2014
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