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What to Watch This Week: Connecticut Sports

Renee Montgomery scored a game-winner in a WNBA game on Saturday for Connecticut Sun. (Debby Wong-US PRESSWIRE)

  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 these two teams met was in May when the ‘Fish went 3-1 in the four-game series. They hope to get back on the winning streak and carry that More...

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By Edward Kim On Thursday, June 26th, 2014

St. John’s Players With Outside Shot of Being Drafted in 2014 NBA Draft

(Photo by Nate Shron/Getty Images) The NBA draft is about to go down and the New York Knicks and Phil Jackson are trying to claim the back pages of the local newspapers but what has St. John’s been up to? JaKarr More...

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By Hayley Tafuro On Monday, June 23rd, 2014

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 Sal Soothsayer On Wednesday, June 18th, 2014

How Do Rutgers Football Players Compare to the Rest of the Country?

(Nick Laham/Getty Images) ESPN put together a fantastic series called “Position U” where schools were ranked based on the success of players at their position since the year 2000.  Criteria used ranged from More...

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By Guest On Wednesday, June 18th, 2014

Athlete’s Voices: Amy Zimmer, Episode 3. Nothing Like Playoffs in New York has partnered with some local athlete’s to develop this great column titled, Athlete’s Voices. In this column, some of your favorite local athletes will share their lives with you, both on More...

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By Gregg Snyder On Tuesday, June 17th, 2014

Bizarre Ian Thomas Saga Takes Final Turn, No Longer Part of Rutgers Program

(Cary Edmondson/USA TODAY Sports) The bizarre chain of events for Ian Thomas and the Rutgers football program, took another, and likely final turn as the cornerback did not return for the summer program. When meeting More...

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By Sal Soothsayer On Tuesday, June 10th, 2014

Running the Option: Rutgers Students Season Ticket Option is on Par for the Big Ten

(Photo via Rutgers Senior Associate Athletic Director Jason Baum noted yesterday, “Phones continue to ring off the hook in the Rutgers Ticket Office. Nearly 5,000 new season tickets sold and More...

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By Sal Soothsayer On Friday, June 6th, 2014

Rutgers Men of Steele: Six Scarlet Knights on Phil Steele’s Pre-Season All-Big Ten Team

Best in the Biz Phil Steele’s preseason publication has been published and is available for scrutiny.  Six Scarlet Knights were recognized by Steele:  two on offense, three on defense and one special teams player. Who More...

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By Hayley Tafuro On Thursday, June 5th, 2014

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...

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By Diane Quail On Thursday, June 5th, 2014

Two Rutgers Freshmen Named to Louisville Slugger Freshman All-American Team

Gaby Rosa (Photo via of Outfielder Mike Carter along with right-hander Gaby Rosa are now the 26th and 27th players in Rutgers history to earn All-America status.  Both Carter and Rosa were More...