Hayley Tafuro

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Dontrelle Willis
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By Hayley Tafuro On Monday, July 21st, 2014
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Connecticut Sports Round-Up

As this week kicks off, let’s take a look at what happened last week with our Connecticut sports teams. Bridgeport Bluefish: It was a quiet week for the ‘Fish who got to enjoy three days off after going nonstop More...

Renee Montgomery scored a game-winner in a WNBA game on Saturday for Connecticut Sun. (Debby Wong-US PRESSWIRE)
By Hayley Tafuro On Monday, July 7th, 2014
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What to Watch This Week: Connecticut Sports

  Bridgeport Bluefish After losing the series against the Somerset Patriots, the Bluefish are up for a full schedule this week starting tonight at home against the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs. The last time More...

Tina Charles
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By Hayley Tafuro On Monday, June 30th, 2014
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Bridgeport to Host USA Women’s National Team Exhibition Game

Geno Auriemma will be coming back to Webster Bank Arena in September, but this time not with the Huskies. The arena’s president Howard Saffan announced that Bridgeport will be hosting a USA versus Canada exhibition More...

Chiney Osgumike
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By Hayley Tafuro On Monday, June 23rd, 2014
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What to Watch This Week: Connecticut Sports

As we get into the heart of the summer season, teams are starting to dive right into their most competitive spurts of the season, which will make for some exciting play. Here are some previews of the week for Connecticut’s More...

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By Hayley Tafuro On Thursday, June 5th, 2014
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UConn’s Lead Rusher Lyle McCombs No Longer A Part of the Team

(David Butler II-USA TODAY Sports) STORRS– UConn running back Lyle McCombs has been let go from the UConn football team according to a press release issued today from the university. McCombs led a struggling More...

Ty'relle Harris
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By Hayley Tafuro On Wednesday, May 28th, 2014
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Bluefish Take A Loss to Sugar Land Skeeters in Second Game of Series

BRIDGEPORT—The Bridgeport Bluefish (12-20) fell to the Sugar Land Skeeters (14-17) with a final score of 3-0 after a forty-minute rain delay at Harbor Yard Arena today. The second game of the four-game series More...

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By Hayley Tafuro On Monday, April 28th, 2014
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DeAndre Daniels Declares For NBA Draft, Ryan Boatright to Stay His Senior Year

(Credit: William Lanzoni) STORRS– Two of UConn basketball’s most instrumental players, DeAndre Daniels and Ryan Boatright, announced their decisions regarding their plans for next season on Friday. Daniels More...

Bria Hartley (left) and Stefanie Dolson (right) of the University of Connecticut are now both members of the Washington Mystics. (AP Photo / Jessica Hill)
By Hayley Tafuro On Tuesday, April 15th, 2014
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Connecticut Women’s Basketball Makes Big Moves in 2014 WNBA Draft

Bria Hartley (left) and Stefanie Dolson (right) of the University of Connecticut are now both members of the Washington Mystics. (AP Photo / Jessica Hill) UNCASVILLE — It was a crazy but promising night for Connecticut More...

Head Coach Kevin Ollie cuts down the net after UCONN captured the National Championship last night. (Photo credit: Will Lanzoni)
By Hayley Tafuro On Tuesday, April 8th, 2014
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UConn Huskies Put Away Kentucky 60-54 to Win National Championship

“Unbelievable man. One word. Unbelievable.” This is what junior guard Ryan Boatright had to say about what had just happened on the court in AT&T Stadium. The University of Connecticut Huskies pulled off More...

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By Hayley Tafuro On Sunday, April 6th, 2014
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UConn Knocks Off Number-One Seeded Florida 63-53

ARLINGTON, Texas– They did it once and they did it again. The University of Connecticut Huskies pulled off the biggest upset of their tournament journey thus far, not only beating Florida, but also beating More...

Connecticut Huskies guard Shabazz Napier (13), center Amida Brimah (35), guard Ryan Boatright (11) and forward DeAndre Daniels (2) 
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By Hayley Tafuro On Friday, April 4th, 2014
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UConn vs. Florida Final Four Match-up: A Dogfight in Dallas

ARLINGTON, Texas– It seems like just yesterday that senior First Team All-American Shabazz Napier sank the game-winner against Florida that made a fired up Gampel Pavilion crowd erupt in Storrs, CT over the More...