Lightning strikes Columbia air passenger

...hasn't been given, was traveling on an American Airlines flight Saturday.Airport officials say the plane was traveling from Hartford, Connecticut; to Charlotte, North Carolina; when it was diverted to Columbia due to bad weather.Airport spokesman Kaela...

Chris Pronger enters hall of fame despite being under contract thanks to bylaw change

...in the game of hockey worldwide could accomplish."Karmanos earned induction because of his longtime NHL ownership of the Hartford Whalers and Carolina Hurricanes and his founding of the Detroit Compuware Hockey Organization, which produced the likes of...

UConn's Geno Auriemma easily earns 900th career win

HARTFORD, Conn. - Geno Auriemma reached 900 victories faster than any other college coach when No. 2 Connecticut routed Cincinnati 96-36...

Huskies crush Golden Hurricane, extend winning streak to 12

HARTFORD, Conn. - Moriah Jefferson scored 22 points and Morgan Tuck added 21 points and No. 2 Connecticut routed Tulsa 98-60 on Wednesday...

Top-ranked Huskies crush Cougars by 59 points

HARTFORD, Conn. - Breanna Stewart tied her season high with 26 points and Connecticut won its first game since returning to the No. 1...

Southern Methodist win first tournament title since 1988

HARTFORD, Conn. - Markus Kennedy scored 14 of his 15 points in the first half and No. 20 Southern Methodist held off UConn 62-54 on...

Hartford snaps losing streak

WEST HARTFORD, Conn. -- Darrick Johnson scored 23 points to help Hartford defeat New Hampshire 79-59, and snap a six-game...added a career-high 17 points and 9 rebounds for Hartford (3-8, 1-4 America East). Colin Donahue scored...

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Rizzotti signs deal to coach Hartford

WEST HARTFORD, Conn. -- Former Connecticut star...remain as coach of the University of Hartford women's basketball team. The contract...playing career. Rizzotti was hired as Hartford's coach in September, and the Hawks...

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Poll finds support for new Hartford stadium

...stadium to lure the New England Patriots to Hartford. The poll by the independent Quinnipiac...People believe the stadium will benefit Hartford's image and economy," poll director...a 68,000-seat stadium in downtown Hartford. As proposed, the Patriots would move...

Syracuse tops Hartford; stays undefeated

...an 18-1 run as No. 7 Syracuse beat Hartford 90-69 to improve to 9-0. After pulling to 34-26, Hartford (2-6) was scoreless the final four...against the more talented Orangemen. Hartford had 19 turnovers and shot just 36 percent...

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