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Diaco Talks About Expectations

Diaco Talks About Expectations

UConn head coach Bob Diaco was even-keeled during his weekly news conference until some of his players walked Watch »

Aug 27, 2014
Alec Baldwin Snags Stray Ball at US Open

Alec Baldwin Snags Stray Ball at US Open

Alec Baldwin took on a new role at the U.S. Open — the actor played a star athlete, snagging a stray ball that flew... Read »

Aug 26, 2014
Tapping Out for a Cause

Tapping Out for a Cause

Jon Thomas is the founder and CEO of Tap Out Cancer, a non-profit organization that is using the sport of Brazilian... Watch »

Aug 26, 2014
Pats' Gostkowski Nails 60-yard vs. Panthers

Pats' Gostkowski Nails 60-yard vs. Panthers

There was plenty to like in New England's 30-7 victory over the Panthers Friday night. Read »

Aug 25, 2014
Whitmer: 'I Will Be Ready When They Call My Number'

Whitmer: 'I Will Be Ready When They Call My Number'

For the last two seasons, Chandler Whitmer began the season as the Huskies' starting Read »

Aug 25, 2014
Players Embrace Cochran's Mullet

Players Embrace Cochran's Mullet

The Huskies' 2014 season begins in earnest Friday when BYU comes to Rentschler Field and quarterback Casey... Read »

Aug 25, 2014
Diaco: Can't Wave Magic Wand for Huskies

Diaco: Can't Wave Magic Wand for Huskies

Ideally, a new coach brings a new philosophy and with it a renewed commitment to Read »

Aug 26, 2014
Sam Mikulak Rallies for U.S. Gymnastics Title

Sam Mikulak Rallies for U.S. Gymnastics Title

Electric at the start and relaxed at the finish, Sam Mikulak surged past Jake Dalton and former champions... Read »

Aug 24, 2014
Mets Turn Triple Play in Win Over Dodgers

Mets Turn Triple Play in Win Over Dodgers

Lucas Duda homered twice, drove in a career-high five runs and was involved in the New York Mets' first triple play... Read »

Aug 25, 2014
Ledecky Sets World Record in 1,500 Freestyle

Ledecky Sets World Record in 1,500 Freestyle

U.S. teenager Katie Ledecky sliced almost six seconds off her own world mark in the women's 1,500-meter freestyle on... Read »

Aug 24, 2014
Dan Marino Returning to Miami Dolphins: Sources

Dan Marino Returning to Miami Dolphins: Sources

Dan Marino is coming back to the Miami Dolphins. NBC 6 has learned that the Hall of Fame quarterback has agreed... Watch »

Aug 24, 2014
Biles Easily Defends U.S. Women's Gymnastics Title

Biles Easily Defends U.S. Women's Gymnastics Title

Simone Biles easily captured her second straight U.S. women's gymnastics national title on Saturday night,... Read »

Aug 23, 2014
Chicago Beats Las Vegas for U.S. Title at Little League World Series

Chicago Beats Las Vegas for U.S. Title at Little League World Series

Chicago's Jackie Robinson West All-Stars took the U.S. title in the Little League World Series with a 7-5 win... Watch »

Aug 24, 2014
3-Year-Old Boy With 1 Arm Is Golf Prodigy, Brings

3-Year-Old Boy With 1 Arm Is Golf Prodigy, Brings "Grown Men to Tears"

A 3-year-old boy in New Jersey was born with only one arm, but that hasn't stopped him from teaching himself... Watch »

Aug 23, 2014
Red Sox Sign Cuban OF Rusney Castillo

Red Sox Sign Cuban OF Rusney Castillo

The Boston Red Sox confirm the signing of international free agent Rusney Castillo through 2020. Read »

Aug 23, 2014
Katie Ledecky Breaks 400 Freestyle World Record

Katie Ledecky Breaks 400 Freestyle World Record

Katie Ledecky lowered her own world record in the women's 400-meter freestyle to win the Pan Pacific... Read »

Aug 23, 2014
Orozco Takes Lead at U.S. Gymnastics Championships

Orozco Takes Lead at U.S. Gymnastics Championships

Orozco took the lead at the U.S. championships on Friday night, displaying the consistency and occasional flair that... Read »

Aug 23, 2014
Wimbeldon Champ Wins Connecticut Open Semis

Wimbeldon Champ Wins Connecticut Open Semis

Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova moved into the finals of the Connecticut Open for the third straight year, beating... Read »

Aug 22, 2014
Browner Surprised by Increased Flags

Browner Surprised by Increased Flags

Patriots Coach Bill Belichick hopes to answer some questions about his team in the third preseason game game... Read »

Aug 22, 2014
UConn Adds Series With Ohio St., Arizona

UConn Adds Series With Ohio St., Arizona

UConn announced this week that its men's basketball team will have home-and-home series against Ohio State and... Read »

Aug 22, 2014
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