December 15, 2012 |
NEWTOWN, Conn. -- The gunman in one of the worst mass shootings in U.S. history forced his way into a Connecticut elementary school, where he killed 26 children and adults before turning a weapon on himself, state police said Saturday, adding that they were continuing to search for evidence to explain how and why the rampage took place. “We're doing everything we need to do to literally peel back the onion, layer by layer,” State Police spokesman, Lt. J. Paul Vance told reporters at a news conference.
March 23, 2010 |
Maya Moore scored 19 points and No. 1 Connecticut outscored Temple by 43 points in a near-perfect first half Tuesday night and the Huskies beat the Owls, 90-36, in the second round of the NCAA women's tournament at Norfolk, Va. The victory was the 74th in a row for the Huskies (35-0), the longest streak in NCAA Division I women's history, and probably one of the least enjoyable for Coach Geno Auriemma since it came against a team coached by Tonya Cardoza, one of his assistants for 14 years.
June 13, 2012
When: 5 PDT Where: Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, Conn. On the air: TV: ESPN2. Records: Sparks 6-1, Sun 6-1. Record vs. Sun (2011): 0-2 Update: The Sparks have won four games in a row and are off to their best start in nine years. They will begin a three-game trip against the Sun, which has won three consecutive games and sits on top of the Eastern Conference. Candace Parker, who is averaging 18.7 points and 9.1 rebounds, had her fourth straight double-double (23 points, 10 rebounds)
December 14, 2012 |
This post has been corrected. See the note at the bottom for details. NEWTOWN, Conn. -- After the gunfire subsided, some of the children ran out of the school to safety. Others walked in a single-file line, hands on each other's shoulders, as if they were heading to lunch. Then they leaped into the arms of tearful parents and recounted their morning of terror at Sandy Hook Elementary School, where a gunman killed 26 people, including 20 students, authorities said. Some of the children heard the shots, which one student described as sounding like someone kicking in a door.
April 4, 2014 |
A look at the NCAA tournament semifinal between the seventh-seeded Connecuticut Huskies (30-8) and the first-seeded and top-ranked Florida Gators (36-2). When: Today, 3:09 p.m. TV: TBS Breakdown: Florida is the only No. 1-seeded team to survive the two-week tournament gantlet and got to Texas by defeating four teams with a total seeding number of 40: Albany (16), Pittsburgh (9), UCLA (4) and Dayton (11). The Gators' last defeat was Dec. 2 against Connecticut. The Gators are led by four seniors: Scottie Wilbekin, Patric Young, Casey Prather and Will Yeguete.
October 4, 2012 |
A Connecticut man who shot his 15-year-old son to death will allow police to investigate the boy's computer and phone in the search for answers after the shooting , his attorney said. The man, Jeffrey Giuliano, told police he had gone outside about 1 a.m. on Sept. 27 after his sister had called him about a man lurking outside her home dressed in black and wearing a ski mask. The brother and sister live next door in New Fairfield, Conn. Authorities said the masked person, holding a shiny object, approached Giuliano in a threatening manner.
September 8, 2013 |
Thirteen children were hurt at a Connecticut carnival Sunday when a swing ride lost power, sending the youngsters to the ground, police said. "I heard two large clanks and saw the swings crashing into the center of the ride," John Kydes told a local newspaper, The Hour . Most injuries were minor, but two children were more seriously hurt, according to a statement from the Norwalk Police Department. Those with serious injuries were transported to hospitals in nearby Norwalk, Stamford and Bridgeport, police said.
April 7, 2014 |
Connecticut guard Shabazz Napier was named on Monday the most outstanding player of the NCAA tournament Final Four. He was joined on the team by Julius Randle of Kentucky and Connecticut's Ryan Boatright and DeAndre Daniels . Meanwhile, though no teams from Los Angeles made it to this year's title game, the Southland did provide some of the talent. Connecticut second-year Coach Kevin Ollie claims North Texas as home but attended Crenshaw High. He starred at Connecticut and spent 13 years in the NBA before joining Jim Calhoun 's coaching staff.
October 18, 2009 |
at Connecticut 34, Louisville 25: Andre Dixon ran for 153 yards and three touchdowns and Connecticut beat Louisville for the Huskies first Big East win of the season. Cody Endres threw for 273 yards and a touchdown as the Huskies (4-2, 1-1) beat the Cardinals (2-4, 0-2) for the third consecutive season. Marcus Easley had 108 receiving yards, including a 16-yard touchdown on a screen pass from Endres that helped the Huskies blow open a 14-13 game with 17 third-quarter points. The Cardinals have lost nine of their last 10 games against Football Bowl Subdivision foes.
April 9, 2013 |
NEW ORLEANS - After all the years and countless milestones, it's hardly possible for Connecticut to bounce a pass anymore without making history. Geno Auriemma, the master craftsman, and his series of master classes, have become as synonymous to women's basketball as Howard Johnson was to the ice-cream cone. Things just seemed vastly different in the world once they came along. On Tuesday, after being re-routed at times by injuries and, well, you know, Notre Dame, the Huskies arrived at the place they've come to know so well.