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On left is University of Saint Joseph President Rhona Free, Ph.D.; on right is the new University of Saint Joseph Men’s Basketball Coach Jim Calhoun. Photo credit: University of Saint Joseph
Emily Archacki
September 18, 2018 - 3:00 pm
It’s official, Jim Calhoun has been named the full-time Head Coach for the University of Saint Joseph’s (USJ) men’s basketball team. The announcement and contract signing were made in the lobby of the O’Connell Athletic Center on USJ’s West Hartford campus.
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September 18, 2018 - 11:18 am
The NHL preseason is underway, with puck drop on the regular season less than three weeks away. Though the Stanley Cup champion Capitals will hoist the banner to the rafters against the Bruins on Oct. 3, technically that’s the second game to get underway for the season (Maple Leafs-Canadiens begin...
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September 18, 2018 - 10:57 am
There is still a little over a week to play in the regular season, with plenty still at stake in Major League Baseball. The only real question mark in the American League is whether the Yankees or Athletics will host the wild card game. The National League, on the other hand, has a fight for the...
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September 18, 2018 - 10:39 am
NEW YORK (AP) - The start of the New York Yankees game against the Boston Red Sox has been pushed back to 7:05 p.m. The Yankees announced the change Tuesday because rain is forecast throughout the afternoon. The game was originally scheduled for a 1:05 p.m. start. Gates will open to fans with...
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September 17, 2018 - 10:43 pm
Michael Conforto had a career-high six RBIs and finished a triple shy of the cycle, Zach Wheeler pitched seven solid innings for his career-best 12th win and the New York Mets beat the fading Philadelphia Phillies 9-4 on Monday night
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Morgan Cunningham
September 17, 2018 - 1:18 am
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) _ Dak Prescott accepted the challenge. The Dallas quarterback threw a 64-yard touchdown pass to Tavon Austin on the third play of the game and the Cowboys sacked Eli Manning six times in a 20-13 victory over the New York Giants on Sunday night. The Dallas defense was strong...
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September 16, 2018 - 7:59 pm
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Blake Bortles threw four touchdown passes, three in the first half, and the Jacksonville Jaguars beat Tom Brady and the New England Patriots 31-20 Sunday in a rematch of last season's AFC championship game. Bortles connected with Donte Moncrief, Keelan Cole and Austin...
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September 16, 2018 - 6:27 pm
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Frank Gore moved up in the NFL record books with a history-making run — and helped deliver the Miami Dolphins a victory with a game-sealing catch. Gore moved past Curtis Martin for fourth on the career rushing list, Ryan Tannehill threw two touchdown passes, Kenyan...
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September 16, 2018 - 6:18 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Red Sox-Yankees in late September — as sure a thing as exists for baseball's schedule makers. AL East powers, historic foes, duking it out for a division title. Not this time. With Boston's iron grip on the majors' best record, New York is going into the rivalry's last regular...
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September 16, 2018 - 6:11 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Red Sox right fielder Mookie Betts left the game after hurting his left side making a throw to home plate during a 4-3 win over the New York Mets on Sunday that cut Boston's magic number to two for a third straight AL East title. Boston can clinch the division at Yankee Stadium for...
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