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Helmet hits will lead to ejections under new NFL rule

Helmet hits will lead to ejections under new NFL rule

23/05/2018, Hartford Connecticut, Multi Sports, Hartford Courant Publication, Article # 26762793

The NFL has passed a new rule for this season that says any player who initiates contact with his helmet is subject to ejection after an in-game video review that will be decided in New York.

Al Riveron, the league's head of officiating, said a foul can be called regardless of where on the body...



http://www.courant.com/sports/ct-spt-nfl-helmit-hit-rule-ejection-20180522-story.html
Weather Impacts AAC Baseball Schedule; UConn Plays Two On Wednesday

Weather Impacts AAC Baseball Schedule; UConn Plays Two On Wednesday

23/05/2018, Hartford Connecticut, Multi Sports, Hartford Courant Publication, Article # 26761888

The UConn baseball team is getting its postseason started a day early.

Expected bad weather in Florida has moved the third-seeded Huskies’ opening game in the AAC tournament against No. 6 Cincinnati to Wednesday at 12:30 p.m. at Spectrum Field in Clearwater.

Win or lose, UConn comes back at 4 p.m....



http://www.courant.com/sports/hc-sp-uconn-baseball-aac-tournament-20180522-story.html
Three-Time Champ Petra Kvitova Commits To Play In Connecticut Open

Three-Time Champ Petra Kvitova Commits To Play In Connecticut Open

23/05/2018, Hartford Connecticut, Multi Sports, Hartford Courant Publication, Article # 26761889

Three-time Connecticut Open champion and world No. 8 Petra Kvitová became the first player to commit to the 2018 tournament, according to a release.

Kvitová, 28, of the Czech Republic, is making her eighth trip to the Tennis Center at Yale, where she won titles in 2012, 2014 and 2015. The two-time...



http://www.courant.com/sports/hc-sp-petra-kvitova-connecticut-open-20180522-story.html
Weather Impacts AAC Baseball Schedule; UConn Plays Two On Wednesday

Weather Impacts AAC Baseball Schedule; UConn Plays Two On Wednesday

23/05/2018, Hartford Connecticut, Multi Sports, Hartford Courant Publication, Article # 26761630

The UConn baseball team is getting its postseason started a day early.

Expected bad weather has moved the third-seeded Huskies’ opening game in the AAC tournament against No. 6 Cincinnati to Wednesday at 12:30 p.m. at Spectrum Field in Clearwater, Fla.

Win or lose, UConn comes back at 4 p.m. to...



http://www.courant.com/sports/hc-sp-uconn-baseball-aac-tournament-20180522-story.html
Three-Time Champ Petra Kvitova Commits To Play In 2018 Connecticut Open

Three-Time Champ Petra Kvitova Commits To Play In 2018 Connecticut Open

23/05/2018, Hartford Connecticut, Multi Sports, Hartford Courant Publication, Article # 26761556

Three-time Connecticut Open champion and world No. 8 Petra Kvitová became the first player to commit to the 2018 tournament, according to a release.

Kvitová, 28, of the Czech Republic, is making her eighth trip to the Tennis Center at Yale, where she won titles in 2012, 2014 and 2015. The two-time...



http://www.courant.com/sports/hc-sp-petra-kvitova-connecticut-open-20180522-story.html
Plaque makes Brandi Chastain look like Gary Busey or Jimmy Carter, per social media

Plaque makes Brandi Chastain look like Gary Busey or Jimmy Carter, per social media

23/05/2018, Hartford Connecticut, Multi Sports, Hartford Courant Publication, Article # 26761557

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Social media is finding little to like about the likeness on a plaque honoring retired soccer champion Brandi Chastain.

The Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame in San Francisco unveiled the plaque on Monday night. Chastain said, "It's not the most flattering. But it's nice."

On Twitter,...



http://www.courant.com/sports/ct-spt-brandi-chastain-plaque-20180522-story.html
UConn's Christian Vital: Testing NBA Draft 'A Great Learning Experience'

UConn's Christian Vital: Testing NBA Draft 'A Great Learning Experience'

23/05/2018, Hartford Connecticut, Multi Sports, Hartford Courant Publication, Article # 26761385

Christian Vital made his intentions clear and official on Tuesday, as UConn announced he was withdrawing his name from the NBA Draft and returning for his junior season with the men’s basketball team.

“I’d like to let ‘UConn Nation’ know that I’m withdrawing my name from the 2018 Draft,” Vital...



http://www.courant.com/sports/hc-sp-uconn-men-0523-story.html
Former Houston Texans cheerleaders claim they were subject to abuse

Former Houston Texans cheerleaders claim they were subject to abuse

23/05/2018, Hartford Connecticut, Multi Sports, Hartford Courant Publication, Article # 26761087

Three former Houston Texans cheerleaders filed a class-action lawsuit against the franchise and its director of cheerleading, alleging team officials forced them to work extra hours without compensation, exposed them to abusive, shaming behavior by the director and failed to protect them from physical...



http://www.courant.com/sports/ct-spt-texans-cheerleaders-lawsuit-20180522-story.html
Brett Favre says he went to rehab 3 times to fight addictions

Brett Favre says he went to rehab 3 times to fight addictions

23/05/2018, Hartford Connecticut, Multi Sports, Hartford Courant Publication, Article # 26760131

Hall of Fame quarterback Brett Favre says he made three trips to rehabilitation centers during his career to fight his dependence on painkillers and alcohol.

Favre told Sports Illustrated he took as many as 14 Vicodin at one time during the 1995 season in Green Bay.

The former Packers star said...



http://www.courant.com/sports/ct-spt-brett-favre-rehab-packers-20180522-story.html
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