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6 hrs ago | The Day

UConn's 1st fire chief now dressed for the occasion

Thirty-six years after the University of Connecticut's first career fire chief retired, Merrill Cummings was presented Thursday with a new uniform honoring his decades of service as chief.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

The Hartford Courant

UConn's Boatright Honored As 'Hometown Hero'

Ryan Boatright may now be known best for overcoming a sprained ankle to help lead the UConn Huskies to an unexpected men's basketball national championship this year.

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WLBT-TV Jackson

Napier leads UConn past Kentucky in NCAA men's basketball title game

Connecticut led buzzer-to-buzzer and staved off a late comeback bid by Kentucky to win the NCAA national championship game 60-54.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

NFLMocks

Chicago Bears: New Coaches Offer NFL Draft Edge

August 30, 2012; East Hartford, CT, USA; Connecticut Huskies linebacker Yawin Smallwood celebrates after sacking Massachusetts Minuteman quarterback Mike Wegzyn during the first quarter at Rentschler Field.

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The UConn Blog

How Kevin Ollie made himself on top of College Basketball's summit

"Get on the line" was the phrase reverberated inside the confines of UConn's practice center in Storrs, CT.

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NBC Connecticut

Mohegan Sun Gets AAC Women's Tourney in 2015

As expected, Mohegan Sun was awarded the American Athletic Conference 2015 Women's Basketball Championship, commissioner Mike Aresco announced Thursday.

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BleacherReport

2014 Atlanta Falcons Potential Draft Pick Profile: LB Yawin Smallwood

He's someone who can play inside in either scheme and would be the ideal fit for the Falcons at strong-inside linebacker and middle linebacker.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Daily Campus

Old husky fades into memory

The vision of a white, fluffy husky gracing shirts and mugs has all but vanished from campus, and has been replaced by a new, sharp-blue Jonathan.

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USA Today

Kentucky's James Young declares for NBA draft

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The UConn Blog

Diaco Must Harness UConn Pride

That's what happens when two of your flagship programs win national championships 24 hours apart from one another.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

CNN

UConn Huskies lead the women's basketball Top 10 for 2014-15

Last week UConn completed its fifth undefeated championship season in program history and its third in six seasons.

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The Beacon-News

Aurora to welcome home NCAA hoops champion Boatright

The city will welcome home Aurora's own NCAA basketball champion Ryan Boatright this Saturday with a celebration at the Paramount Theatre.

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The Hartford Courant

UConn Recruit Daniel Hamilton Talks About Commitment To Huskies

Daniel Hamilton and DeAndre Daniels, both LA kids, go way back. When UConn won the national championship, Hamilton texted his congratulations.

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The Charlotte Observer

Purvis enjoyed UConn's ride to NCAA title

The NCAA doesn't allow transfers to travel with the team, so Rodney Purvis missed Connecticut's first two road trips in the NCAA tournament.

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Sentinel & Enterprise

NCAA approves expanded meal allowance

The move occurred eight days after Connecticut guard Shabazz Napier complained during the Final Four that he sometimes went to bed "starving" because he couldn't afford food.

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The UConn Blog

WNBA Drafts Dolson and Hartley

After a draft night trade, UConn Seniors Bria Hartley and Stefanie Dolson will be teammates once again for the Washington Mystic On Monday night, not even a week after defeating Notre Dame for the national championship, Stefanie Dolson and Bria Hartley were at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

USA Today

Nielsen ratings: NCAA men's basketball final wins

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News Times

Obama praises UConn's dominance

Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, center, Connecticut women's basketball coach Geno Auriemma, left, and men's basketball coach Kevin Ollie celebrate UConn's titles in the NCAA women's and men's tournaments, during a rally at the State Capitol in Hartford, Conn., on Sunday, April 13, 2014.

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Rant Sports

2014 NBA Draft: Boston Celtics Should Target Shabazz Napier

After suffering all season, fans have high expectations for the Boston Celtics this offseason and hope the rebuilding phase is short lived.

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Northern Michigan News

NCAA committee approves expanded meal allowance

If approved by the board of directors April 24, Division I schools could provide unlimited meals and snacks to everyone who plays a college sport, including walk-ons.

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