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Court: Shackled inmate's exercise was cruel punishment

A federal appeals court on Wednesday reinstated a verdict that found Connecticut's Department of Correction violated the Constitutional rights of an inmate by forcing him to wear full shackles during ...

UConn reports athletic deficit increase to $43.5 million

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — The deficit in the University of Connecticut's athletic department rose by $1.2 million during the last fiscal year to $43.5 million, according to the school's annual report to th...

UConn's Auriemma: Schools need NCAA Tournament this season

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — UConn women’s basketball coach Geno Auriemma says playing an NCAA Tournament this year, at least on the men's side, is a fiscal necessity for most schools. The H...

St. John's upsets No. 23 UConn 74-70 as teams renew rivalry

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — Posh Alexander scored 18 points to lead five St. John's players in double figures and the Red Storm came from behind to upset No. 23 UConn 74-70 on Monday. Marce...

Transgender athletes look to changing of White House guard

Transgender athletes are getting an ally in the White House next week as they seek to participate as their identified gender in high school and college sports — although state legislatures, Congress a...

Unexpected win has UConn fans downing hot sauce for charity

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — UConn fan Bryan Jackson says he thought his taste buds were safe when he joked last week on Twitter that he'd drink a spoonful of hot sauce if his Huskies came from behind to beat...

Former UConn basketball coach Dee Rowe dies at 91

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — Former UConn basketball coach Donald “Dee” Rowe, who served for more than five decades as an ambassador for the school's athletic department and as a mentor for coaches including ...

UConn beats Providence 87-50 as Auriemma reaches milestone

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — Freshman Paige Bueckers scored 23 points and No. 3 UConn overcame a sluggish start to rout Providence 87-50 on Saturday and give coach Geno Auriemma his 1,098th win, tying the lat...

Auriemma has better perspective as he approaches Summitt

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — Geno Auriemma, in the middle of his own Hall-of-Fame career, famously incurred the wrath of Tennessee fans 18 years ago when he jokingly referred to Pat Summitt's women's program ...

Nelson-Ododa leads No. 4 UConn over No. 18 DePaul, 75-52

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — Olivia Nelson-Ododa had 16 points and 14 rebounds to lead No. 4 UConn to a 75-52 win over No. 18 DePaul on Tuesday night. Freshman Paige Bueckers added 18 points...

No. 9 Creighton holds off UConn 76-74 in overtime

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — Christian Bishop scored 19 points and No. 9 Creighton beat UConn 76-74 in overtime Sunday in the Huskies' return to the Big East. Mitch Ballock added 13 points f...

Nova's Wright says bubble stay takes mental toll on players

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Villanova stayed in Connecticut's “Bubbleville” at the Mohegan Sun resort casino for a full week, playing four games, including two that were not on it schedule when the Wildc...

Moore scores 15, No. 12 Villanova routs Hartford 87-53

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Justin Moore led a balanced scoring attack with 15 points and No. 12 Villanova bounced back from its first loss of the season to rout Hartford 87-53 on Tuesday. ...

Virginia Tech upsets No. 3 Villanova 81-73 in overtime

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Keve Aluma scored 22 points and Nahiem Alleyne added 20 as Virginia Tech upset No. 3 Villanova 81-73 in overtime on Saturday night. Tyrece Radford added eigh...

Villanova's Wright says Bubbleville could work for Big East

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — No. 3 Villanova is extending its stay in Connecticut's “Bubbleville” and coach Jay Wright says the Big East might want to look at the format for its tournament this season. ...