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UConn Huskies 18 hours ago

‘Very Exciting:’ 10-Year-Old Signs On to UConn Baseball Team

The UConn Men’s Baseball Team just signed its newest member. With a smile on his face, 10-year-old Waylan Prosperie from Willimantic signed on to the UConn Huskies at a ceremony Friday, trading his ba...

  • Tokyo 2020 Jan 9

    IOC Details Rules on Political Protests at Olympics

    Olympic athletes have been told which protests will not be allowed at the 2020 Tokyo Games. That means no taking a knee and no political hand gestures. The IOC Athletes’ Commission has published a three-page guidance document after consulting with competitors. Athletes wanted clarity about how a long-standing ban on political protests in venu...
  • Tom Brady Jan 8

    Tom Brady Hints at Return in Instagram Post

    Tom Brady on Wednesday hinted at a return to the NFL in an Instagram post, four days after the Patriots’ disappointing exit from the playoffs. In the post, Brady thanked Patriots fans while praising “teammates who go to battle with me” and “an organization that believes in me.” Brady said the best way to bounce back fr...
  • Giants Jan 7

    Giants, New England Patriots’ Joe Judge Agree on Deal to Make Him Next Head Coach: Sources

    The New York Giants and New England Patriots assistant coach Joe Judge have agreed in principle on a deal to make the Bostonite their next head coach, sources familiar with the negotiations tell News 4 Tuesday. The 38-year-old Judge, who the team interviewed just a day earlier, has been a part of five championship teams, winning three Super Bowls w...
  • yard goats Jan 7

    Yard Goats Announce Southington Native Chris Denorfia as New Manager

    The Hartford Yard Goats announced Chris Denorfia as the team’s manager for the 2020 season, the team announced Tuesday. Denorfia, a former player in the major leagues, is a Connecticut native. He grew up in Southington and graduated from Choate Rosemary Hall in Wallingford. Most recently, Denorfia was a member of Chicago Cubs Manager Joe Madd...
  • UConn Jan 6

    Top-Ranked UConn Eases Past SMU 80-42

    Credit top-ranked UConn with staying on task Sunday and not being distracted by a showcase game later this week. Christyn Williams scored 21 points and Megan Walker added 15 as the Huskies eased past SMU 80-42 to remain undefeated heading into Thursday’s showdown against No. 6 Baylor in Hartford. The Huskies (12-0, 3-0 American) never trailed and l...
  • Cowboys Jan 6

    Cowboys Select Mike McCarthy to Replace Jason Garrett as Head Coach: Source

    The Dallas Cowboys didn’t take long to settle on Mike McCarthy as their new head coach after waiting a week to announce they were moving on from Jason Garrett. McCarthy, who won a Super Bowl at the home of the Cowboys nine years ago while coaching the Green Bay Packers, has agreed to become the ninth head coach in...

  • Hartford Jan 6

    Kids, Teen Bust Out Dance Moves for Yard Goats Dance Team Try-Outs

    Kids and teens busted out all their dance moves on Sunday in hopes of being part of the Yard Goats Dance Team. The auditions were for kids aged 10 through 18 inside Dunkin Donuts Park in Hartford. The Hartford Yard Goats Dance Team is a part of the Yard Goats Foundation. The non-profit initiative provides different educational, scholarship and soci...
  • Naomi Osaka Jan 5

    ‘Near Death’ Experience Gives Osaka New Perspective in 2020

    Naomi Osaka had what she calls a near-death experience in the off-season. Which means, at the very least, she felt really out of her depth.

    She also hired a new coach — Wim Fissette the latest to join her team — last month. So she may have a new perspective in 2020.

  • New England Patriots Jan 5

    Patriots Fall in Wild-Card Round to Titans

    The most anticipated off-season in the history of the franchise has arrived. All eyes turn to the future of 42-year-old Tom Brady, a free agent for the first time in his career, following a 20-13 loss to the Tennessee Titans at Gillette Stadium on Saturday night. Brady was picked off by former teammate Logan Ryan with 0:15 on the clock,…...
  • New England Patriots Jan 3

    Titans-Patriots Get Prime-Time Spotlight for Wild-Card Games

    The Patriots have been compared to a sporting dynasty and to Palpatine’s Evil Empire. Regardless of which is true, there’s no denying that New England enters these playoffs more vulnerable than in quite a few years. One thing we’ve learned since Tom Brady went from 199th draft pick to dominant NFL figure is not to dismiss him and ...
  • UConn Jan 3

    No. 1 UConn Beats Wichita St. 83-55, Stays Undefeated in AAC

    UConn’s best player had just fouled out and Wichita State had cut a 24-point deficit to just 10 in the fourth quarter when Christyn Williams decided to put the Huskies on her back. The sophomore guard scored 10 of her 19 points in the final quarter, leading top-ranked Connecticut on a 20-2 closing run in an 83-55 win over the…

  • NFL Hall of Fame Jan 3

    15 Finalists Named for Pro Football Hall of Fame’s 2020 Class

    Reggie Wayne and Troy Polamalu are among 15 finalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame’s modern-day 2020 class. The former Colts receiver and Steelers safety are joined by five others who have never been finalists: Packers safety LeRoy Butler; Rams receiver Torry Holt; Panthers linebacker Sam Mills; Dolphins linebacker Zach Thomas; and 49ers...
  • UConn Jan 2

    UConn Falls to Cincinnati 67-51

    Tre Scott scored 10 points and grabbed a career-high 13 rebounds to carry Cincinnati to a 67-51 win over UConn in the American Athletic Conference opener for both teams on Wednesday night. Chris Vogt had 19 points on 8-of-10 shooting for the Bearcats, (8-5), who beat UConn for the eighth-straight time. Jarron Cumberland added 15 points. Cincinnati ...
  • Don Larsen Jan 2

    Don Larsen, Yankees Pitcher Who Threw Only Perfect World Series Game, Dies at 90

    Don Larsen, the journeyman pitcher who reached the heights of baseball glory in 1956 for the New York Yankees when he threw a perfect game and the only no-hitter in World Series history, died Wednesday night. He was 90.

  • David stern Jan 1

    Former NBA Commissioner David Stern Dies at 77

    Former NBA Commissioner David Stern has died after suffering a brain hemorrhage last month. Stern is recognized as having grown the NBA into an international brand spanning more than 200 countries, as well as helping form the WNBA.

  • dog house Dec 30, 2019

    UConn Ends Decade Where it Began: No. 1 in Women’s Top 25

    UConn finished off the decade in the same spot where it began — No. 1 in The Associated Press women’s college basketball poll. The Huskies received 19 first-place votes on Monday, beating No. 2 Oregon and No. 3 Oregon State, which both got five first-place votes. South Carolina and Stanford round out the top five. With few games this we...
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