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Courant To Hold Banquet For Top High School Athletes

courant.com — The Courant has been honoring high school athletes for years with three All-Courant special sections recognizing the best of the fall, winter and spring seasons. Now we're going one step further. Each of the 28 athletes of the year in individual sports will be recognized at an all-star banquet at Rentschler Field on June 25.

Courant To Hold Banquet For Athletes Of Year

courant.com — The Courant has been honoring high school athletes for years with three All-Courant special sections recognizing the best of the fall, winter and spring seasons. Now we're going one step further. Each of the 28 athletes of the year in individual sports will be recognized at an all-star banquet at Rentschler Field on June 25.

On The Fly: Robert Kraft A Staunch Supporter Of Tom Brady

courant.com — Patriots owner Robert Kraft spoke to Peter King of Sports Illustrated, discussing Deflategate and why he believes Tom Brady : "We had the discussion - if you did it, let's just deal with it and take our hit and move on. I've known Tommy 16 years, almost half his life.

On The Fly: Byron Jones Answers His Fans

courant.com — Former UConn defensive back Byron Jones answered questions from fans on dallascowboys.com. Asked by one for his favorite football memory growing up, he went back to the beginning: "It was my first or second year playing football. I was on defense.

On The Fly: Revolving Door At Kentucky

courant.com — It is hard to wrap your head around this one. A record seven Kentucky players announced they will enter the NBA draft: Willie Cauley-Stein , Andrew and Aaron Harrison , Karl-Anthony Towns , Trey Lyles , Dakari Johnson and Devin Booker .

Opening Day Comes Earlier, So Kids On Vacation Can Go Fishing

courant.com — Opening Day of fishing season is Saturday, a week earlier than normal, which means stocking bodies of water in Connecticut has been going on for weeks. That, of course, provided a challenge. Most people look outside now and see little snow left on the ground, except for some unsightly piles around driveways and in parking lots.

Best UConn Women's Basketball Team Ever? These Huskies Are Right Up There

courant.com — On March 29, 2002, The Courant ran a story with a headline of "The Best Starting Five Ever" accompanied by a photo of seniors Sue Bird, Swin Cash, Asjha Jones, Tamika Williams, and sophomore Diana Taurasi. We labeled them as such but also said don't take our word for it.

UConn's Stewart Makes AP All-America First Team; Mosqueda-Lewis, Jefferson On Second Team

courant.com — UConn junior Breanna Stewart was named to the Associated Press All-America women's basketball first team Tuesday for the second straight year. Stewart had 23 points and 16 rebounds Tuesday night in a 91-70 victory over Dayton to get the Huskies to the Final Four and is averaging 17.6 points and 7.6 rebounds.

On The Fly: Believe It Or Not, It's Baseball Season

courant.com — Carson Cross of UConn is having a great season. He is 6-1 with a 1.49 ERA, 65 strikeouts, and teams are batting .178 against him. He was named AAC pitcher of the week for the second time this season. And Vinny Siena of Woodbridge had nine RBI and scored seven runs in five games last week.

On The Fly: Bet Against Tom Izzo At Your Own Risk

courant.com — There he is again. Michigan State is in the Sweet 16. Betting against Tom Izzo this time of year is not the smartest thing, yet many of us did in our office pools. ... Writes Pat Forde on Yahoo Sports concerning the NCAA Tournament : "To understand how dead Cinderella is, consider this: the lowest-seeded team in the Sweet 16 is No.
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Giants send out press release saying tackle Will Beatty of UConn underwent successful surgery to repair a torn pectoral muscle.

May 20, 2015

AAC women's basketball tournament returns to Mohegan Sun in 2016.

May 18, 2015

RT @Yankees: RHP Chase Whitley will undergo Tommy John surgery.

May 18, 2015

The Seahawks have signed wide receiver Deshon Foxx of UConn.

May 14, 2015

RT @NBADraft: Back in his hometown of Chicago, @RyanBoatright11 is on a mission, focused up at #NBACombine @UConnMBB pic.twitter.com/c3iqiL7rkf

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