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Michael Phelps is diving back into competition

Olympic medalist Michael Phelps is diving back into the pool. The swimmer is coming out of retirement to compete for the first time since the 2012 Olympic Games. …
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Large crowds cheer UConn champion basketball teams

Huge crowds have turned out for a downtown Hartford victory parade celebrating the national championships won by the University of Connecticut men's and women's basketball teams.…
Connecticut guard Shabazz Napier holds the championship trophy after defeating Kentucky 60-54, at the NCAA Final Four tournament college basketball championship game Monday, April 7, 2014, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Big crowd expected to attend UConn parade Sunday

Organizers of a weekend parade for the University of Connecticut men's and women's national championship basketball teams say they expect hundreds of thousands of people to show up in Hartford for the celebration.…
The Connecticut team celebrate their win over Notre Dame 79-58 after the second half of the championship game in the Final Four of the NCAA women's college basketball tournament, Tuesday, April 8, 2014, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

Map: Celebrate with UConn women in Storrs

The undefeated UConn women's basketball team will hold a 'victory lap' this afternoon in Storrs when they return home with the NCAA championship trophy.…
The Connecticut team celebrate their win over Notre Dame 79-58 after the second half of the championship game in the Final Four of the NCAA women's college basketball tournament, Tuesday, April 8, 2014, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

UConn women win 9th title, finish 40-0

The UConn Huskies routed Notre Dame 79-58 in the first championship game featuring undefeated teams, winning their record ninth national title. Auriemma broke a tie with Pat Summitt and Tennessee for most all-time, doing it in her backyard.…
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UConn championship tees means all hands on deck

Minutes after the University of Connecticut men’s basketball team captured the national title Monday night, machines at Zuse Inc. started working, pumping out champion apparel non-stop.…
Connecticut guard Shabazz Napier holds the championship trophy after defeating Kentucky 60-54, at the NCAA Final Four tournament college basketball championship game Monday, April 7, 2014, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Lawmakers: NCAA “milking” college players

On the heels of that big win for UConn Monday night,one state lawmaker is accusing the NCAA of "milking these kids." In addition to the buzz about the big win, there is a lot of chatter at the state capitol about student athletes and the right to join a union.…
Connecticut forward Breanna Stewart (30) moves against Notre Dame during the first half of the championship game in the Final Four of the NCAA women's college basketball tournament, Tuesday, April 8, 2014, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

UConn women claim 9th title

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTNH) –Make it a double.

The Mecca of college basketball has once again returned to Storrs, Conn., as the UConn women captured their ninth national c�

Connecticut guard Ryan Boatright cuts down the net after beating Kentucky 60-54, at the NCAA Final Four tournament college basketball championship game Monday, April 7, 2014, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Boatright helps Huskies win national title

Ryan Boatright has been through his share of adversity on and, heartbreakingly, off the court. Whatever happens, the proud, gritty guard finds a way to fight through it.…