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  • 26th annual Osgood Shootout features plenty of local talent

    NEW BRITAIN – Talent from all around Connecticut gathered at New Britain High School over the weekend for the 26th annual Osgood Shootout. Featuring 26 teams between two divisions, High School and Open, the tournament provided an opportunity for dream match-ups between professional athletes and some of the finest secondary talent across the state. The Open Division was captured by Amerikaz for the second year in a row, as the team earned a 70-67 overtime win over Flight Fam. Hartford […]

  • UConn, Tennessee to renew series

    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. – After a 12-year absence, the UConn and Tennessee women’s basketball programs will resume their historic series beginning in 2019-20, as announced by the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Tuesday. The two programs, which account for 19 combined NCAA Championships, have not faced each other since 2007. As part of the two-year series, UConn will host Tennessee during the 2019-20 season, with a portion of proceeds benefitting the Pat Summitt Foundation and the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall […]

  • NBA All-Star, Middletown native, Drummond to return to 26th Annual Osgood Shootout

    NEW BRITAIN — The 26th Annual Osgood Shootout Summer Basketball Tournament will be held Saturday, August 18 and Sunday, August 19 at New Britain High School, as the event returns following its outstanding success in 2017. This year’s shootout will award scholarships to six recipients: Adele Carr, Jaylen Rivera, Chelsea Anthony, and Inanna Rice, with Erasmus Gunawan and David Rybczyk receiving the Albert A. Vieira scholarship. All six are 2018 graduates of New Britain. As has become tradition at the Osgood, two divisions […]

  • UConn Huskies attend American Athletic Conference football media day

    NEWPORT, RI – The American Athletic Conference gathered in full on Tuesday in a much different manner than usual. No pads and helmets, just suits and ties, as the AAC held its annual football media day in Newport. The UConn Huskies were ranked 10th out of 12 teams in the conference’s preseason poll, following the program’s second straight 3-9 season. The University of Central Florida was picked to finish first in the league, following an undefeated season that saw the Knights […]

  • Hartford Yard Goats host Disability Dream & Do baseball camp

    HARTFORD – Saturday morning at Dunkin’ Donuts Park was filled with fans and players alike. Except on this day, the players were fans and the fans were players, as the Hartford Yard Goats hosted the first annual Disability Dream & Do baseball camp for adults and children with mental and physical disabilities. Run in conjunction with the Dave Clark Foundation, the event featured several activity stations that allowed fans to interact and play with their favorite Goats, all leading up […]

  • LeBron James headed to Los Angeles to play for Lakers

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. –The King is headed to Hollywood! According to reports from Klutch Sports, LeBron James is taking his talents to Los Angeles, where he will join the Lakers on a four-year, $154 million deal. There has been plenty of speculation as to where the four-time league MVP would play next season. Los Angeles was thought to be a front-runner, along Philadelphia and Cleveland, where James has the majority of his career. James recently led the Cavaliers to a […]

  • Connecticut takes home victory over Rhode Island in revival of Governor’s Cup

    NEW BRITAIN — Team Connecticut came away with a strong 28-7 victory Saturday at Veterans Stadium over Team Rhode Island in the once-dormant Governor’s Cup. The game, which pits each state’s best high school football talent against one another, had fallen to the wayside in 2012, following a decade of dominant play from the Nutmeggers. The revival featured a similar outcome, as Connecticut scored on back-to-back offensive plays in the first half to take a 14-7 lead they would never […]

  • Huskies impress on both sides of ball in annual Blue-White Spring game

    EAST HARTFORD — There was plenty of offense from the Huskies, and plenty of defense from the Huskies, too. In the end, the winner of the annual Blue-White spring game at Rentschler Field on Saturday was everyone involved. The UConn football team saw an improved passing performance from their quarterbacks, as the team scored four times through the air, while adding six scores on the ground. Defensively, the Huskies forced three fumbles –recovering one –and hauled in four interceptions, with […]

  • Mike Papale, founder of ‘In A Heartbeat’, named Fairfield Prep boys basketball head coach

    FAIRFIELD – Mike Papale has had quite the journey to get to where he is today. The 28-year-old suffered from sudden cardiac arrest at the age of 17 back in 2006. Over the weekend, he was named the new head coach of the Fairfield Prep boys basketball team. “In one second, it was taken from me,” said Papale of his opportunity as a collegiate basketball player, who was receiving offers from Division II and III schools prior to that fateful […]

  • UConn earns top seed, Quinnipiac to play in Connecticut for NCAA Women’s Tournament

    NEW YORK  — UConn is back in a familiar place — the No. 1 overall seed in the women’s basketball NCAA Tournament. Joining the Huskies as top seeds are Notre Dame, Louisville and Mississippi State. The Huskies enter as the lone unbeaten team and will be vying for their 12th national championship. It’s the ninth time that UConn has entered the NCAAs undefeated, including last year when the Huskies went in as the overwhelming favorite before their 111-game winning streak […]

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