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Bills vs. Patriots
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AP
December 21, 2019 - 9:32 pm
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Tom Brady appeared for his postgame media session with an ice pack on his right elbow. Bill Belichick was sporting a brand new AFC East championship hat. The New England Patriots had things a little tougher this year, but they came out on top yet again. Brady passed for 271...
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File photo of head coach Geno Auriemma of the Connecticut Huskies. (Photo by Ron Jenkins/Getty Images)
John Silva
December 19, 2019 - 9:59 am
(Storrs, Conn./WTIC) - UConn women's basketball coach Geno Auriemma is resting comfortably after undergoing surgery on Wednesday. The university says Auriemma was treated at John Dempsey Hospital for symptoms caused by diverticulitis. The Hall of Fame coach will spend the next 2-3 days in the...
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Giants vs. Dolphins
AP
December 15, 2019 - 10:16 pm
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — If this was Eli Manning's final start at home in a career that saw the New York Giants win two Super Bowls, it was one that sent chills down the spine. And a choked-back tear for the face of the franchise for the past 16 years. The two-time Super Bowl MVP threw two...
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Patriots vs. Bengals
AP
December 15, 2019 - 8:38 pm
CINCINNATI (AP) — Tom Brady threw a pair of touchdown passes, closed in on a notable career record, and was rewarded with tens of thousands of Patriots fans cheering his name as the minutes ran down. “That was pretty sweet,” Brady said. Yes, New England was back in the playoffs after a season that...
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Newtown's Riley Ward (13) reacts and looks back at his teammates after scoring the winning touchdown as the Newtown Nighthawks beat the Darien Blue Wave in the final play of the Class LL state football championship at Trumbull High School Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019, in Trumbull, Conn. Newtown won 13-7. Newtown marked the seventh anniversary of the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School with vigils, church services and a moment of joy when the community's high school football team, with a shooting victim's brother as linebacker, won the state championship Saturday in a last-minute thrill. (Kassi Jackson/Hartford Courant via AP)
AP
December 14, 2019 - 9:57 pm
NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — Newtown marked the seventh anniversary of the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School with vigils, church services and a moment of joy when the community's high school football team — with a shooting victim's brother as linebacker — won the state championship Saturday in a...
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File photo of head coach Geno Auriemma of the Connecticut Huskies. (Photo by Ron Jenkins/Getty Images)
AP
December 09, 2019 - 2:39 pm
By DOUG FEINBERG= ^AP Basketball Writer= Connecticut jumped to No. 2 behind Stanford in The Associated Press women's Top 25 rankings released Monday after another week filled with upsets. The Cardinal garnered 27 of the 30 first-place votes Monday from the national media panel. UConn jumped up two...
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JenneenLee, WTIC
AP
December 08, 2019 - 11:10 pm
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut athletic director David Benedict gave football coach Randy Edsall a vote of confidence Sunday and said it would not be fair to evaluate his program after three losing seasons. Edsall, who is in his second stint as head coach at UConn, led the Huskies to a 2-10...
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Patriots vs. Chiefs
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AP
December 08, 2019 - 10:36 pm
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Kansas City clinched the AFC West when Bashaud Breeland knocked away Tom Brady's fourth-down pass attempt to Julian Edelman in the end zone Sunday. The Chiefs survived a series of mistakes and questionable calls by the officials to hold off the New England Patriots 23-16 on...
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UConn vs. Notre Dame.
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AP
December 08, 2019 - 6:31 pm
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — Megan Walker scored 26 points and pulled down 13 rebounds Sunday to lead No. 4 UConn to an 81-57 rout of rival Notre Dame. Walker hit 10 of her 18 shots for the Huskies (8-0) . Olivia Nelson-Ododa added 16 points and 10 rebounds. Christyn Williams had 12 points and Crystal...
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