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Batkid Throws 1st Pitch, Draws Praise, Criticism

Batkid Throws 1st Pitch, Draws Praise, Criticism

Batkid threw the first pitch at the Giants Home Opener on Tuesday, and his appearance drew both praise... Read »

Apr 10, 2014
Stewart Only Going to Get Better

Stewart Only Going to Get Better

If this were the men's game, Breanna Stewart would likely be headed for the NBA. Instead, she has two more years at... Read »

Apr 9, 2014
Summitt Congratulates Huskies, Auriemma

Summitt Congratulates Huskies, Auriemma

Not surprisingly, Auriemma and Summitt had their battles -- both on the court and elsewhere -- but there had always... Read »

Apr 9, 2014
Stewart Named Most Outstanding Player of Final Four

Stewart Named Most Outstanding Player of Final Four

In a season full of awards, honors and, ultimately, championships, it's only fitting that sophomore forward Breanna... Read »

Apr 9, 2014
UMass Basketball Player Announces He's Gay

UMass Basketball Player Announces He's Gay

UMass guard Derrick Gordon has become the first openly gay player in Division I men's basketball. Read »

Apr 9, 2014
WWE Star The Ultimate Warrior Dies at 54

WWE Star The Ultimate Warrior Dies at 54

Professional wrestling star The Ultimate Warrior has died at the age of 54, World Wrestling Entertainment Inc. Watch »

Apr 9, 2014
Storrs Celebrates Women's Victory

Storrs Celebrates Women's Victory

Students stormed the court at Gampel Pavilion for a second consecutive night as the Husky's women basketball... Read »

Apr 10, 2014
UConn Storms to 9th Title, Routing Notre Dame 79-58

UConn Storms to 9th Title, Routing Notre Dame 79-58

Connecticut now stands alone in women's college basketball. The Huskies, led by sophomore Breanna Stewart,... Read »

Apr 8, 2014
Braves Celebrate 40 Years Since Aaron's Record-Breaking Homer

Braves Celebrate 40 Years Since Aaron's Record-Breaking Homer

Baseball commissioner Bud Selig called Hank Aaron "ideally suited to become Babe Ruth's heir" on... Read »

Apr 9, 2014
UConn Women Top Notre Dame 79-58, Complete Sweep

UConn Women Top Notre Dame 79-58, Complete Sweep

The Huskies routed Notre Dame 79-58 Tuesday night in the first championship game featuring undefeated teams, winning... Read »

Apr 9, 2014
Pep Rally Honors UConn Men's Team

Pep Rally Honors UConn Men's Team

Kevin Ollie delivered on the promise he made last month after UConn's final home game, bringing an NCAA championship... Read »

Apr 8, 2014
Bracket Blunder Costs Meriden Man $100,000

Bracket Blunder Costs Meriden Man $100,000

A 28-year-old Meriden man could have been $100,000 richer after UConn took the title Monday night, but he says... Read »

Apr 8, 2014
Arrests After Kentucky NCAA Loss: Official

Arrests After Kentucky NCAA Loss: Official

Police in Lexington used tear gas to control fans and several couch fires were lit in the streets after... Read »

Apr 8, 2014
Napier Finishes UConn Career in Style

Napier Finishes UConn Career in Style

It was never going to be easy. But the struggles -- the ups and downs from one week to the next, from one possession... Read »

Apr 8, 2014
35 Arrested After UConn Win

35 Arrested After UConn Win

UConn police arrested 35 people on Monday night as fans smashed a window in an engineering building on the campus in... Watch »

Apr 8, 2014
Coach Kevin Ollie Wins it All

Coach Kevin Ollie Wins it All

It's not that Kevin Ollie looked uncomfortable sitting on a stool in front of the Connecticut bench. Read »

Apr 8, 2014

UConn Wins NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship

The NCAA tournament is arguably the best stretch of weeks on the sports calendar, filled with great teams, exciting... View »

Apr 8, 2014
UConn NCAA Champs! Huskies Edge Ky. 60-54

UConn NCAA Champs! Huskies Edge Ky. 60-54

UConn's Shabazz Napier turned in another all-court masterpiece Monday night to lift the Huskies to a 60-54 win over... Read »

Apr 8, 2014
UConn Huskies, National Champions

UConn Huskies, National Champions

The Huskies will bring the championship trophy back to Connecticut after topping Kentucky 60-54 in the 2014... Read »

Apr 9, 2014
Teammates in Awe of Napier's Talents

Teammates in Awe of Napier's Talents

While it's easy to compare Kemba Walker to this team's unquestioned leader, senior Shabazz Napier, they're different... Read »

Apr 8, 2014
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