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UConn basketball coaches Geno Auriemma and Dan Hurley, Connecticut Attorney General William Tong, and former UConn Trustees Chairman Larry McHugh as the trustees approve moving the Huskies from the American Athletic Conference to the Big East. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.
June 26, 2019 - 2:47 pm
UConn is leaving the American Athletic Conference and rejoining the Big East, hoping to revive its basketball and keep its football team from sinking further into hopelessness. On the latest AP Top 25 College Football Podcast , Neill Ostrout, longtime University of Connecticut beat writer from the...
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June 25, 2019 - 3:38 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Connecticut's attorney general's office says it is reviewing the contract that would have the University of Connecticut rejoin the Big East conference for basketball and other sports. The league's presidents voted Monday to extend an invitation to the UConn, which has been a...
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June 23, 2019 - 10:23 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Cheyenne Parker scored 22 points and the Chicago Sky ended the Connecticut Sun's seven-game winning streak with a 95-73 victory Sunday. Tied at 27 after one quarter, the Sky scored the first 11 points of the second quarter and kept rolling, outscoring the Sun 29-8 in the period for a...
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June 23, 2019 - 8:41 pm
CROMWELL, Conn. (AP) — Chez Reavie is a PGA Tour winner again after 11 years and 250 events. Reavie won the Travelers Championship on Sunday, closing with a 1-under 69 for a four-stroke victory over Keegan Bradley and Zack Sucher. The 37-year-old Reavie, whose first title came as a rookie at the...
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June 22, 2019 - 8:30 pm
CROMWELL, Conn. (AP) — Chez Reavie was plodding along during the third round of the Travelers Championship, watching playing partner Zach Sucher extend his lead. Then came the turn, both for the round and in the fortunes of the two players. Coming off a third-place tie last week in the U.S. Open at...
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June 22, 2019 - 12:43 am
BOSTON (AP) _ Christian Vazquez hit a two-run homer in the 10th inning to cap Boston's comeback from four runs down as the Red Sox beat the Toronto Blue Jays 7-5 on Friday night. Boston trailed 5-1 before scoring three runs in the seventh on Andrew Benintendi's RBI single and J.D. Martinez's two-...
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June 21, 2019 - 8:04 pm
By PAT EATON-ROBB AP Sports Writer CROMWELL, Conn. (AP) _ Zack Sucher found wrestling with chronic leg problems on the PGA Tour harder than wrestling alligators. The 32-year-old from Alabama says he's finally feeling healthy again after knee surgery sidelined him for 13 months following the 2017...
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June 20, 2019 - 7:41 pm
By PAT EATON-ROBB AP Sports Writer CROMWELL, Conn. (AP) _ Zack Sucher made a 9-foot birdie putt in the last group of the day on the par-4 18th for a 6-under 64 and a share of a six-way tie for the lead Thursday in the Travelers Championship. Ryan Armour and Bronson Burgoon set the mark during the...
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June 17, 2019 - 12:47 pm
(Cromwell, Conn./WTIC) - Opening ceremonies for this year's Travelers Championship took place today at the TPC River Highlands in Cromwell. Governor Ned Lamont, the honorary tournament chair and Katie Joyner, a former camper at the Hole in the Wall Gang Camp, hit the ceremonial tee shots. Five of...
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June 11, 2019 - 4:47 pm
Pete Alonso hit a three-run homer in the first inning off an ineffective James Paxton, J.D. Davis and Carlos Gomez also went deep, and the New York Mets beat the Yankees 10-4 for a split of their day-night Subway Series doubleheader Tuesday
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