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War of the Words: Battle Heats Up Between SF, KC Librarians
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War of the Words: Battle Heats Up Between SF, KC Librarians

The war of words is heating up between two public libraries 1,500 miles apart, as dueling librarians do their part to boost their hometown baseball team's quest to win the World Series crown. Sounding a bit Shakespearean, Liesl Christman, the Twitter czar for the Kansas City... Read »

3 hours ago
Twinning at Conn College

Twinning at Conn College

There are four sets of twins playing fall sports at Connecticut College, including a pair on the women's soccer... Watch »

3 hours ago
Recusal Denied in Adrian Peterson Case

Recusal Denied in Adrian Peterson Case

Watch a recusal hearing that will decide whether to remove the judge in the felony child abuse case against... Read »

13 minutes ago
Huskies Excited About Newsome's Potential

Huskies Excited About Newsome's Potential

There are few bright spots in UConn's offense, but freshman running back Arkeel Newsome is one of them. And while he... Read »

Oct 22, 2014
Dangerfield Is Complete Player

Dangerfield Is Complete Player

Crystal Dangerfield, the first member of the Huskies' 2016 recruiting class, will arrive in Storrs like so many... Read »

Oct 22, 2014
Kyla Irwin Commits to UConn

Kyla Irwin Commits to UConn

Days after Crystal Dangerfield made a verbal commitment, Geno Auriemma and the Huskies got a second verbal... Read »

Oct 22, 2014
Kia Nurse Says Team Curious About Canada

Kia Nurse Says Team Curious About Canada

UConn freshman, Kia Nurse, who is from Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, says her teammates have a lot of questions... Watch »

Oct 22, 2014
Report: Pats Lose Jones for a Month

Report: Pats Lose Jones for a Month

The Patriots lost another key member of their defense this week when defensive end Chandler Jones suffered a hip... Read »

Oct 22, 2014
Ray Rice Files Grievance Against Ravens

Ray Rice Files Grievance Against Ravens

Former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice has allegedly filed a formal grievance against the franchise, alleging... Read »

Oct 22, 2014
Giants Win, Take 1-0 Lead Over Royals in World Series

Giants Win, Take 1-0 Lead Over Royals in World Series

Madison Bumgarner and the San Francisco Giants put a sudden stop to the Kansas City Royals' perfect postseason roll.... Watch »

Oct 22, 2014

"Polite" Librarians Talk World Series Smack

You know things are getting intense when public librarians begin talking smack about the World Series. In a... Read »

Oct 21, 2014
Cowboys Waive Michael Sam

Cowboys Waive Michael Sam

The Dallas Cowboys have waived defensive end Michael Sam from the team's practice squad. Read »

Oct 21, 2014
Diaco Looking for More From Boyle

Diaco Looking for More From Boyle

First-year Huskies coach Bob Diaco may often sugarcoat the message -- partly because he's frequently the bearer... Read »

Oct 22, 2014
Dangerfield Commits to Huskies

Dangerfield Commits to Huskies

That didn't take long. Shortly after Crystal Dangerfield was on hand for UConn's First Night, the 5-5 junior... Read »

Oct 21, 2014
Gray to Get More Looks in Pats' Backfield

Gray to Get More Looks in Pats' Backfield

With Stevan Ridley's season over, the Patriots signed Jonas Gray off the practice squad before last Thursday's game... Read »

Oct 21, 2014
Johnny Damon Coming to Hartford

Johnny Damon Coming to Hartford

Johnny Damon is part of a small group to win World Series with both the Red Sox and Yankees, and he is coming to... Read »

Oct 20, 2014
Patriots Turn Attention to Bears

Patriots Turn Attention to Bears

After squeaking by the Jets on Thursday, the Patriots had Sunday off. But this is the NFL, where there is no rest... Read »

Oct 20, 2014
Diaco Says Huskies are 'in R&D' mode

Diaco Says Huskies are 'in R&D' mode

First-year UConn coach Bob Diaco, who has overseen the team's 1-5 start, is back to the grind after a bye week. The... Read »

Oct 21, 2014
Ollie Never Lost Focus After Title Win

Ollie Never Lost Focus After Title Win

Kevin Ollie is a lot of thing: young, a national champion, driven and as the Huskies embark on their title defense... Read »

Oct 20, 2014
Huskies Get Verbal Commit From Local Lineman

Huskies Get Verbal Commit From Local Lineman

The 2015 commitments keep coming for coach Bob Diaco and the Huskies. The latest is New London product Bryan... Read »

Oct 20, 2014

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