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UConn Trustees voted to move the school's athletic program from the American Athletic Conference to the Big East. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.
Matt Dwyer
July 26, 2019 - 10:43 am
(WTIC-AM) -- UConn has agreed to pay a $17-million exit fee to get out of the Amercan Athletic Conference. The exit fee had previously been expected to be about $12-million, but UConn agreed to pay a higher fee to get out of the conference early. The deal means the season that starts this fall will...
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July 25, 2019 - 10:44 pm
BOSTON (AP) - Xander Bogaerts hit a three-run homer in a seven-run first inning, then added a solo shot in the eighth as the Boston Red Sox put a historic pounding on the AL East-leading Yankees, beating New York 19-3 on Thursday night in the opener of their four-game series. The 19 runs were the...
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July 25, 2019 - 4:02 pm
NEW YORK (AP) - Jacob deGrom pitched seven innings of four-hit ball while getting a rare bit of first-inning run support, and the New York Mets beat the San Diego Padres 4-0 Thursday. Todd Frazier hit a two-run double as New York built a four-run lead in its first turn against Eric Lauer, the most...
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July 24, 2019 - 10:40 pm
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July 24, 2019 - 5:06 pm
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - Charlie Morton struck out 11 over seven innings and the Tampa Bay Rays avoided a three-game sweep by beating David Price and Boston 3-2 in a game that the Red Sox protested on Wednesday. Confusion reigned in the top of the eighth when a series of defensive changes...
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AP
July 24, 2019 - 4:10 pm
Jasmine Thomas had 18 points and seven assists, Courtney Williams added 13 points and eight rebounds and the Connecticut Sun beat the New York Liberty 70-63 on Wednesday for their fourth straight victory.
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Rob Joyce
July 24, 2019 - 11:33 am
This week NFL training camps begin, with a load of players all fighting for one of 53 positions on the final roster come Week 1. Among the masses of folks putting on the pads is a group of former UConn Huskies, some of whom are safely on the roster, while others are battling for a job. As everyone...
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July 23, 2019 - 10:32 pm
NEW YORK (AP) - Robinson Cano hit three home runs, breaking loose from a season-long slump in a huge way and leading Jason Vargas and the New York Mets over the San Diego Padres 5-2 Tuesday night. The 36-year-old Cano drove in all five runs and went 4 for 4. Vargas pitched one-hit ball for six...
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July 23, 2019 - 4:50 pm
The Connecticut Sun has risen back to the top of the WNBA standings behind solid play from Jonquel Jones and Alyssa Thomas. The Sun received major contributions from the reserves, which scored 45 points in a rout of Atlanta on Friday night.
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