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File photo of head coach Geno Auriemma of the Connecticut Huskies. (Photo by Ron Jenkins/Getty Images)
Matt Dwyer
May 02, 2019 - 4:30 pm
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — The UConn women's basketball team has added Evelyn Adebayo, a graduate transfer from Murray State, to its roster for next season. The 6-foot-1 forward becomes the third member of the 2019 recruiting class, joining wing Aubrey Griffin, from Ossining, New York, and guard Anna...
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2016 Continental Tire Las Vegas Invitational - Vanderbilt v Butler LAS VEGAS, NV - NOVEMBER 24: General Manager and President of Basketball Operations Danny Ainge of the Boston Celtics watches a game between the Vanderbilt Commodores and the Butler Bulldogs during the 2016 Continental Tire Las Vegas Invitational basketball tournament at the Orleans Arena on November 24, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
AP
May 02, 2019 - 2:46 pm
BOSTON (AP) - Boston Celtics President Danny Ainge has had a mild heart attack and is expected to make a full recovery. The team said in a statement Thursday the 60-year-old executive received immediate medical attention in Milwaukee, where the Celtics were facing the Bucks in the second round of...
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April 27, 2019 - 3:36 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Connecticut Sun have traded Chiney Ogwumike to Los Angeles for the Sparks' 2020 first-round pick. The move reunites Ogwumike with her sister, Nneka, who plays for Los Angeles. The two played together in college at Stanford. Chiney Ogwumike was the No. 1 pick by the Sun in 2014...
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April 26, 2019 - 10:01 am
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Attorneys for New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft are in court asking a judge to throw out a video police say shows him paying for sex at a Florida massage parlor. Kraft's attorneys will tell Judge Leonard Hanser on Friday that police violated the 77-year-old...
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John Silva
April 17, 2019 - 9:56 am
(Cromwell, Conn./WTIC) - Twelve-time PGA Tour winner Jason Day is the latest to commit to this year's Travelers Championship. The 31-year-old Aussie is currently ranked 13th in the Official World Golf Ranking. Day joins other highly ranked players to commit to this year's Travelers, including No. 3...
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Matt Dwyer
April 16, 2019 - 3:07 pm
By JAKE SEINER AP Sports Writer NEW YORK (AP) — The Boston Red Sox have designated former top prospect Blake Swihart for assignment, shaking up their situation at catcher. The team announced the move before the opener of a two-game series against the New York Yankees. Catcher Sandy León has been...
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April 16, 2019 - 11:36 am
NEW YORK (AP) - The Yankees have placed first baseman Greg Bird on the 10-day injured list with a left plantar fascia tear, giving the team a dozen players on the shelf less than three weeks into the season. New York announced the move Tuesday, hours before opening a two-game series with the rival...
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AP
April 13, 2019 - 9:16 pm
NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — Police in Connecticut say a man crashed his SUV into a stranger's yard and then wandered in the house naked. Newtown Police say 35-year-old Joseph Achenbach, of Watertown, crashed his Ford Escape into the rear yard of a house while the homeowners were shopping Saturday morning...
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AP
April 07, 2019 - 7:19 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Max Scherzer got his first win, Anthony Rendon hit a three-run homer and the Washington Nationals were helped by 12 walks in a 12-9 win over the New York Mets on Sunday. Scherzer (1-2) allowed four runs and eight hits in 6 1/3 innings with seven strikeouts, no walks and two hit...
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