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Friday, Dec 30, 2016 at 12:39 PM EST

Randy Edsall Excited to Return as UConn Head Football Coach

Randy Edsall Excited to Return as UConn Head Football Coach

Randy Edsall will be returning as head coach to the UConn football team in 2017, and on Friday was formally welcomed back at Rentschler Field.

Friday, Dec 30, 2016 at 11:02 AM EST

Ronda Rousey Returns to Reclaim Her Title Belt

Ronda Rousey Returns to Reclaim Her Title Belt

Ronda Rousey climbed on the scale and glared into the distance while the crowd roared. Moments later, she directed that withering gaze at UFC bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes, who stared right back.

Thursday, Dec 29, 2016 at 08:46 PM EST

No. 1 Connecticut Outlast No. 4 Maryland

No. 1 Connecticut Outlast No. 4 Maryland

Katie Lou Samuelson scored 17 of her 23 points in the second half, and top-ranked Connecticut held off No. 4 Maryland 87-81 on Thursday night for its 87th consecutive victory.

Thursday, Dec 29, 2016 at 08:19 PM EST

Coroner: Heisman Winner Salaam's Death Was a Suicide

Coroner: Heisman Winner Salaam's Death Was a Suicide

Heisman Trophy winner Rashaan Salaam killed himself after struggling with depression, an autopsy report confirmed Thursday, but investigators will never know whether the one-time running back suffered chronic...

Thursday, Dec 29, 2016 at 05:26 AM EST

Carmelo Anthony Ejected After Hitting Hawks' Thabo Sefolosha

Carmelo Anthony Ejected After Hitting Hawks' Thabo Sefolosha

Carmelo Anthony was ejected from a New York Knicks game on Wednesday night after he elbowed the Atlanta Hawks' Thabo Sefolosha in the neck while fighting for a rebound. "He threw a punch," Sefolosha said. "A...

Wednesday, Dec 28, 2016 at 09:22 PM EST

Houston Holds UConn to 12 Points in First Half

Houston Holds UConn to 12 Points in First Half

Rob Gray scored 20 points and Houston held UConn to 12 first-half points in a 62-46 victory on Wednesday.

Wednesday, Dec 28, 2016 at 03:59 PM EST

Sports Stars Who Died in 2016

Sports Stars Who Died in 2016

A look back at some of the sports figures who passed away in 2016.

Friday, Dec 30, 2016 at 11:50 AM EST

Randy Edsall Returns as UConn's Head Football Coach

Randy Edsall Returns as UConn's Head Football Coach

Sources confirm to NBC Connecticut’s Kevin Nathan that Randy Edsall will be returning as head coach to the UConn Football team in 2017.

Tuesday, Dec 27, 2016 at 04:22 PM EST

Cubs' World Series Title Voted Top AP Sports Story of 2016

Cubs' World Series Title Voted Top AP Sports Story of 2016

Everything changed for the Chicago Cubs on a rainy November night. A century-plus worth of heartache washed away by a wave of pure joy. There were hugs, cheers and tears — and bottles and bottles of booze,...

Tuesday, Dec 27, 2016 at 03:45 PM EST

LeBron James Named AP Male Athlete of the Year

LeBron James Named AP Male Athlete of the Year

LeBron James, who ended 52 years of sports heartache by bringing Cleveland a championship and used his superstar platform to address social causes, was chosen as The Associated Press 2016 Male Athlete of the...

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NBC Connecticut is connecting you with a “cool” way to give back to the community! We’re freezing for a reason at the 2017 Penguin Plunge, supporting Special Olympics of Connecticut! Read more
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