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April 13, 2014

PHOTOS | 200,000 Celebrate UConn Basketball Teams in Victory Parade

by Josalee Thrift | April 13, 2014 9:03pm

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Sunday’s victory parade in Hartford drew more than 200,000 to the city to honor the University of Connecticut’s men’s and women’s basketball teams for winning their respective 2014 NCAA championships. Hartford police provided a “conservative” crowd estimate of more than 200,000 and said fans were respectful - not a single arrest was reported. Police said it was the largest crowd anyone can remember in Hartford.

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April 11, 2014

OP-ED | Historic Championships Won: Now Pay the Players

by Susan Bigelow | April 11, 2014 9:00am

Peter Casolino / New Haven Register
It’s been an amazing year for Connecticut basketball. Both the men and women won national championships, making our little state the center of the basketball world. The tournaments were incredibly lucrative for everyone involved — except the actual players.

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April 9, 2014

Connecticut Will Celebrate UConn’s National Champions on Sunday

by Hugh McQuaid | April 9, 2014 1:01pm

Peter Casolino-New Haven Register A parade celebrating the championship victories of both University of Connecticut basketball teams will be held in Hartford Sunday at 4 p.m., Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced Wednesday.

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April 8, 2014

Wagering Continues With Women’s Game

by Christine Stuart | April 8, 2014 2:06pm

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is betting Indiana Gov. Mike Pence a basket of Connecticut-grown agricultural products that the University of Connecticut’s women’s basketball team will beat Notre Dame tonight.

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Dillon Uses Basketball To Highlight Union Issue

by Christine Stuart | April 8, 2014 5:30am

Courtesy of the House Democratic Caucus With the NCAA basketball championships and both of the University of Connecticut teams on her mind, state Rep. Pat Dillon, D-New Haven, said she wants to get rid of any state law that would make it difficult for student athletes to unionize.

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April 7, 2014

Bourbon Barrel & Munson’s Chocolates Are On The Line

by Christine Stuart | April 7, 2014 2:29pm

Courtesy of Malloy's office Gov. Dannel P. Malloy bet Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear that the University of Connecticut Men’s Basketball team would capture the 2014 NCAA championship.

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April 4, 2014

Let the Basketball Wagering Begin

by Hugh McQuaid | April 4, 2014 12:43pm

CTNJ file photo UConn is in the Final Four again and the friendly political wagers have begun. U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney and his colleague in Florida are both betting their teams will emerge victorious from Saturday’s semifinal men’s basketball matchup.

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March 11, 2014

MMA Supporters Look To Ease Health Care Requirement

by Hugh McQuaid | March 11, 2014 4:55pm

John Fulcher photo Mixed martial arts supporters are seeking changes to a liability clause the legislature created last year when it legalized the sport, which puts organizers on the hook for the health care expenses of injured fighters.

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February 2, 2014

Analysis | Richard Sherman and Overcoming the Bad Public Moment

by Dan Tapper | February 2, 2014 12:14am

Two weeks ago, the Seattle Seahawks’ Richard Sherman dominated news coverage following his “rant heard ‘round the world” to Fox Sports’ Erin Andrews after his team won the NFC Football Championship over the San Francisco 49ers. His team was headed to the Super Bowl, but the focus was on Sherman, and for all the wrong reasons – he was cast in the public light as an ungracious, unhinged villain.

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January 10, 2014

OP-ED | Connecticut’s Charlie Brown Syndrome: Whaleritis Strikes Again

by Terry D. Cowgill | January 10, 2014 6:30am

Call it what you will — “Chronic Whaleritis” comes to mind — but it’s happened again. The state of Connecticut, as Charlie Brown, is being seduced by Lucy into trying yet another field goal, only to have the ball pulled away before the kick.

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