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March 08, 2019 - 10:10 am
NEW YORK (AP) - Hall of Fame pitcher Tom Seaver has been diagnosed with dementia and has retired from public life. The family of the 74-year-old made the announcement Thursday through the Hall. They say Seaver will continue to work in the vineyard at his home in California. Seaver has limited his...
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March 07, 2019 - 9:36 pm
By PAT EATON-ROBB AP Sports Writer STORRS, Conn. (AP) _ Shizz Alston scored a career-high 34 points to lead Temple past UConn 78-71 on Thursday to keep the Owls hopes alive for an at-large berth in the NCAA Tournament. Alston hit 12 of his 14 shots from the floor and was 4 of 5 from behind the arc...
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Feb 24, 2019; Hartford, CT, USA; Former Connecticut Huskies star Khalid El-Amin and other team members (not pictured) from the 1999 NCAA Championship team were honored on the court during halftime between the Huskies and the Cincinnati Bearcats at XL Center. Mandatory Credit: David Butler II-USA TODAY Sports
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March 05, 2019 - 11:49 am
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Former UConn basketball star Khalid El-Amin has been released from custody after paying $10,000 of the nearly $126,000 in delinquent child support he owes a Connecticut woman. The Hartford Courant reports that El-Amin was detained Sunday for failure to pay child support and...
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A detail of a Connecticut Huskies uniform in the first half against the Notre Dame Fighting Irish at the Purcell Pavilion. Matt Cashore-USA TODAY Sports
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March 04, 2019 - 9:25 pm
Christyn Williams scored eight of her 10 points in the fourth quarter and second-ranked UConn finished the game on a 9-0 run to pull away to a 57-47 regular season-ending victory over South Florida on Monday night.
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March 04, 2019 - 11:53 am
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) - Retired pitchers Al Leiter and John Franco have been hired as baseball operations advisers by the New York Mets. Leiter, a broadcaster since his last season in 2005, will be involved with scouting, player development and pitchers' mental preparation. Franco will scout...
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March 03, 2019 - 9:25 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Joey Logano and Brad Keselowski were side by side off the fourth turn, two teammates fighting for the last burst of speed on the final lap at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Logano barely managed to block Keselowski's move, and the defending NASCAR Cup Series champion hung on for his...
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March 03, 2019 - 9:20 pm
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — UConn honored one of the greatest 3-point shooters of all-time on Sunday, then won a game without making a shot from behind the arc. Josh Carlton scored 16 points and pulled down nine rebounds as UConn held off South Florida 60-58. Alterique Gilbert added 15 for the Huskies (14...
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March 03, 2019 - 9:14 pm
HAMDEN, Conn. (AP) — Tyler Reynolds registered 12 points as Manhattan edged past Quinnipiac 62-58 on Sunday. Warren Williams had 11 points for Manhattan (10-20, 8-10 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference). Nehemiah Mack added 10 points and seven rebounds. Tykei Greene had seven rebounds for the...
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March 03, 2019 - 9:10 pm
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Samuel Idowu finished 9-of-12 shooting and scored 21 points with 12 rebounds and St. Peter's topped Fairfield 62-52 on Sunday. KC Ndefo had 15 points, nine rebounds and a career-high six blocks for St. Peter's (9-21, 6-12 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference). Davauhnte...
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March 02, 2019 - 10:15 pm
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Patrick Tape registered 16 points as Columbia beat Yale 83-75 on Saturday night. Quinton Adlesh had 19 points and six assists for Columbia (9-17, 4-8 Ivy League). Randy Brumant added 12 points. Gabe Stefanini had nine rebounds for the visitors. Blake Reynolds had 19 points...
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