Medical experts say sports safety efforts need to start at high school level

...requiring schools to meet certain standards, but Doug Casa, director of athletic training education at the University of Connecticut, said high school associations should be first to act because they have more flexibility to move quickly...

Global warming to push some species into extinction

...heat-caused extinction rate soars to 23 percent, according to a new study published Thursday in the journal Science.University of Connecticut ecologist Mark Urban compiled and analyzed 131 peer-reviewed studies on species that used various types of...

Large crowd welcomes UConn after latest title

STORRS, Conn. - University of Connecticut President Susan Herbst calls the school's basketball teams the university's front porch ? it's the first thing the outside...

Religious law could force 2016 women's Final Four to relocate

...city's Department of Public Safety.Already, some have said they won't attend this year's Final Four.University of Connecticut men's basketball coach Kevin Ollie and his staff will not be attending the National Association of Basketball...

Mo'ne Davis makes impact around the world

...attention on the diamond, she actually prefers basketball. Someday she would like to play for the juggernaut University of Connecticut women's program.It's probably unwise to bet against her.

Mo'ne Davis named AP's Female Athlete of the Year

...are a lot taller so I'm working on my jump shot and ball handling a lot."Davis aspires to play for the University of Connecticut and reach the WNBA. She plays midfielder on her soccer team and hopes to play three sports in high school...

Ga. group offers way to curb health care costs

...national average, according to the advocacy group Public Citizen.Those results don't surprise Tom Baker, a University of Connecticut professor and author of The Medical Malpractice Myth."There is lots of talk about the heavy burden that 'defensive...

Profiles of Connecticut school shooting victims

...party they were to attend afterward. She was born in Danbury, attended Danbury High, went to college at the University of Connecticut and then graduate school at the University of Bridgeport.She was a lover of music, dance and theater...

Turkish team terminates contract with Taurasi

...manufacturers.On Tuesday, Geno Auriemma, the United States coach for the 2012 Olympics, said the former University of Connecticut star told him that she did not take modafinil. He also said he didn't know if Taurasi had any problems with...

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High school safety stressed by coalition of groups

...for our student athletes," said Douglas Casa, an expert on sudden deaths in sports and a professor at the University of Connecticut who helped write the proposed rules. "That should scare a lot of people in this room. If you had a family...