Thinking about Newtown

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I didn’t know Dawn Hochsprung, the principal of the Sandy Hook Elementary School, who after hearing the first gunshots, apparently turned on the public address system in her office to try and warn her teachers of the impending danger coming their way and then ran toward the shooter in an effort to subdue him before […] [Read More]
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Big East announces 2013 home and away football opponents

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The Big East announced Tuesday the home and away games for the 2013 football season. UConn will play Louisville, Rutgers, San Diego State and South Florida at Rentschler Field and will play Cincinnati, Central Florida, SMU at Temple on the road. They will not play Boise State, Houston or Memphis In addition, the Huskies will […] [Read More]
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Rutgers’ Mark Harrison of Stratford named to Big East Honor Roll

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BIG EAST OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK Teddy Bridgewater • So. • QB • Louisville • Miami, Fla. Bridgewater came off the bench to lead Louisville to a 20-17 win at No. 25 Rutgers, helping the Cardinals win a share of their second straight BIG EAST title and the league’s automatic bid to the Bowl […] [Read More]
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Live Updates: Huskies vs. Louisville

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Follow Chris Elsberry live from Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium. [Read More]
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WNBA’s Connecticut Sun fire Mike Thibault and his staff

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The Connecticut Sun have decided to part ways with head coach Mike Thabault and his staff, it a press announcement just released by the team. Here’s the release: The Connecticut Sun announced today it will not be retaining head coach Mike Thibault or his assistant coaches for the 2013 season. This is the first coaching […] [Read More]
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What’s next for UConn?

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With Maryland accepting an invitation to the Big Ten Conference and with Rutgers expected to accept an invitation tomorrow, what other college dominoes might fall as the Atlantic Coast Conference and the Big East Conference look to replace their departing schools? UConn, perhaps? The Huskies had been mentioned many times as a possible addition to […] [Read More]
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Thoughts from the Connecticut 6 Classic

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Got to see a little college basketball on Saturday, watching Sacred Heart rally from a 24-point second half deficit to beat Yale in overtime, 85-82 and then seeing Fairfield somehow win despite itself, hanging to nip Central Connecticut 64-63 in overtime, while making 19 turnovers. Some quick thoughts: Shane Gibson is going to be a […] [Read More]
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NCAA to decide today on NCAA East Region site. It’s likely Bridgeport.

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There’s a lot of rumors flying around that Bridgeport’s Webster Bank Arena will be named as the host site for the 2013 NCAA Women’s Basketball East Region championship, replacing the Soverign Bank Arena in Trenton N.J., which was stripped of the event by the NCAA due to its regulations on legalized sports gambling in New […] [Read More]
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Craig Breslow’s “First Pitch Gala” set for Nov. 17

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Craig Breslow will be hosting his fifth annual “First Pitch Celebrity Gala” as part of his Strike 3 Foundation, benefiting pediatric cancer research, next Saturday, Novemver 17 at the Hilton Hotel in Stamford. The event begins at 6:30 p.m. and features live entertainment, and both live and silent auctions. The event dress is cocktail Attire […] [Read More]
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UB coach Del Preore to receive “Donate Life Champion Award” on Nov. 11

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University of Bridgeport women’s basketball coach Stephanie Del Preore will receive the “Donate Life Champion Award” on November 11 after the Purple Knights game against St. Michael’s College at 4 p.m. Congrats to Coach Del Preore. Here’s the official release from the UB Sports Information Department. Bridgeport, Conn.-University of Bridgeport head women’s basketball coach Stephanie […] [Read More]
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