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AP
November 08, 2019 - 9:39 pm
Josh Carlton scored 14 of his 18 points in the second half to help UConn break open what had been a close game and beat Sacred Heart 89-67 on Friday night
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Matt Dwyer
November 08, 2019 - 5:53 pm
By JOE KAY AP Sports Writer CINCINNATI (AP) — The Cincinnati Bearcats trailed by a dozen points in the fourth quarter on the road against an overmatched opponent, a predicament that felt rather familiar. The No. 17 Bearcats pulled another one out, rallying for a 46-43 victory at East Carolina. And...
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Diana Taurasi and Sue Bird of USA Basketball Women's National team during introductions for a game at Galen Center on July 25, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jayne Kamin-Oncea/Getty Images)
Matt Dwyer
November 06, 2019 - 5:27 pm
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — The UConn women's basketball team has announced it will play an exhibition in January against the U.S. women's national team. Coach Geno Auriemma says it's a great opportunity to play against some of the best in the world. The U.S. team is playing various exhibitions against...
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CHICAGO, IL - MARCH 29: Megan Walker #3 of the girls east team and Evina Westbrook #22 of the girls west team go for the ball during the 2017 McDonalds's All American Game on March 29, 2017 at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)
AP
November 01, 2019 - 8:41 pm
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — The NCAA has denied a waiver request that would have allowed Tennessee transfer Evina Westbrook to play at Connecticut this season. UConn argued that issues at Tennessee, which fired coach Holly Warlick in March, met the NCAA's recently revised standards for a waiver. The...
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AP
October 29, 2019 - 11:29 am
ROCKVILLE, Conn. (AP) - The UConn basketball player accused of fleeing from a car accident has applied for a probation program that could leave him without a criminal record. Police say freshman guard James Bouknight smelled of alcohol after he crashed a car into a street sign near campus early in...
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File photo of head coach Geno Auriemma of the Connecticut Huskies. (Photo by Ron Jenkins/Getty Images)
AP
October 28, 2019 - 9:52 am
STORRS, Conn. (AP) - Geno Auriemma knows the team he's putting on the floor this season, with no returning All-Americans, isn't the best he's ever had at UConn. But the Hall-of-Fame coach, who is entering his 35th year at the school, says the Huskies still have a goal of winning a 12th national...
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AP
October 27, 2019 - 10:39 pm
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Bill Belichick was 39 years old when he coached the Cleveland Browns to a win over the New England Patriots in 1991 — his first as an NFL coach. As Belichick trotted toward the center of the field Sunday, his trademark cutoff hooded sweatshirt soaked in rain following the...
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AP
October 27, 2019 - 10:21 pm
DETROIT (AP) — The only turnover of the day for Daniel Jones and the New York Giants turned out to be costly. Jones' attempted pass toward the sideline ended up going backward, and the Detroit Lions scored a touchdown on that fumble and went on to a 31-26 win over the Giants on Sunday. New York's...
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AP
October 27, 2019 - 6:44 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The expansion Hartford Athletic soccer club has parted ways with its head coach, a day after completing its first season. The club and coach Jimmy Nielsen announced the move Sunday, hours after Nielsen led the team in a 2-1 loss to Portmore United FC, a Jamaican club, in an...
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Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots drops back to pass during the second half of their game against the New York Jets at MetLife Stadium on October 21, 2019 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Emilee Chinn/Getty Images)
Matt Dwyer
October 25, 2019 - 5:27 pm
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Authorities say a Rhode Island man visiting the New England Patriots Hall of Fame took a Tom Brady jersey off a display and walked off with it. Zanini Cineus, of Providence, was freed on personal recognizance after a not guilty plea to a larceny charge was entered on his...
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