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Theres bound to be some gain, as the Huskies finish out the season with minutes to offer young players. But it wont come without pain. There was some of both at the XL Center Thursday night. Houston was putting a grown-up bruising on the Huskies, before they staged another of their familiar late-game...
Follow along for live updates from the XL Center as the Huskies host No. 9 Houston.
Just days ago, coach Geno Auriemma said UConns stats from its win over ECU were fairytale land numbers. If Saturdays game against Temple was any indication, the Huskies are still living in the land of make believe. No. 5 UConn beat Temple 109-74 in its second straight triple-digit performance,...
Follow along for live updates from Gampel Pavilion as the UConn women take on Temple.
After a week where shed been scrutinized for poor shooting and failing to lead her team past Louisville, Katie Lou Samuelson returned to the court with a dominant performance in UConns 118-55 win over East Carolina on Wednesday night at the XL Center. Samuelson made the first basket of the game...
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Basketball fans will be coming to Connecticut in March as March Madness comes to Hartford.The first and second rounds of the Division one NCAA mens basketball championship will take place at the XL Center on Thursday, March 21 and Saturday, March 23. Taking Their Last Breath: ISIS Hides Among Syrian Civilians Fans will be heading into the city for the four first-round games on Thursday and two second-round games Saturday.Championship organizers expect the tournament to bring in 25,000 attendees and around $7.7 million for the Greater Hartford region from visitors staying in hotels, going to local restaurants, shopping and enjoy attractions, according to a news release from the Connecticut Convention & Sports Bureau. School Board in Virginia May End Transgender Bathroom Ban Part of the festivities will include a free all-day Open Practice Event at the XL Center on Wednesday, March 20 for fans to get a sneak peek at the eight teams, which will each have a 30-minute practice time slot.The Open Practice will also offer lunch and happy hour specials and interactive fan experiences. Warren Highlights Her Work on Economic Crisis in Vegas Stop If UConn qualifies for the post-season, the team will play at another championship venue.Many downtown restaurants and bars will offer special discounts and tournament-related promotions and some Hartford Parking Authority and LAZ parking garages and lots will offer a Special Event Parking rate of $10 from March 20 to March 23.The Dash Shuttle bus in downtown Hartford will operate with extended hours on Wednesday, March 20 and Saturday, March 23.Having the NCAA Mens Basketball Championships back in Hartford is not only a win for the XL Center and the City of Hartford, but for the region as a whole, Michael Freimuth, executive director of the Capital Region Development Authority said in a statement. Hotels and restaurants from Windsor Locks to Farmington and Rocky Hill will welcome the eight teams and their fans from across the country. We look forward to the tournaments return.Photo Credit: NBC Connecticut
Dachshunds, Havanese, Bichon Frise - oh my Hundreds of breeds and their owners gathered at New Yorks Madison Square Garden to compete for top dog at the 143rd Westminster Kennel Club Dog show. Photo Credit: Timothy A. Clary/AFP/Getty Images
NASCAR Driver Daniel Suarez believed he was destined for the race track from an early age thanks to his father.
Some days, its just all fun and game for the East Catholic girls lacrosse team.They may be hard at work at practice hoping to return to the Class S state title game for a second straight year but in between, the Eagles are busy with something just as important. Taking Their Last Breath: ISIS Hides Among Syrian Civilians I love this program. Its a good way to be with people and make them happy, senior Macy Wilcox is talking about their clinic at The Miracle League in Bristol. We do it twice a year every year, so Ive done it four years.The Miracle League engages children with special needs or disabilities in different sports. When the Eagles visit, that means lacrosse. School Board in Virginia May End Transgender Bathroom Ban The girls are phenomenal, said Meg Green, who has a son in the program and is also the president of the leagues Board of Directors. They come out and spend one on one, two on one, three on one, whatever it takes to get the kids to participate they get to experience the joy of participation.You can find more information on The Miracle League here. Warren Highlights Her Work on Economic Crisis in Vegas Stop Photo Credit: NBC Connecticut
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