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Police ID other victim in plane crash that killed NASCAR racer

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UConn football team gets steamrolled by Virginia

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA. >> This time all the fiery halftime speeches in the world were not going to save the UConn football team. ...

By Jim Fuller jfuller@nhregister.com @NHRJimFuller on Twitter|

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  • Sports

    ESPN distances itself from anchor Jemele Hill’s Trump tweets

    BRISTOL >> ESPN distanced itself from anchor Jemele Hill’s tweets one day after she called President Donald Trump “a white supremacist” and “a bigot.”

    By The Associated Press|

  • Sports

    UConn’s Diggs to return against Virginia Saturday

    STORRS >> There’s not a player on the UConn football team who was more disappointed to see Saturday’s American Athletic Conference opener against South Florida called off than senior linebacker Vontae Diggs.

    By Jim Fuller jfuller@nhregister.com @NHRJimFuller on Twitter|

  • Sports

    OWEN CANFIELD: Park and Rec offering Nascar, football games

    Torrington Park and Rec, which often offers charter bus trips to places of fun and fancy, has three one-day sports excursions coming up. The first is to Loudon, N.H. and the New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Sept. 24. For $155 per person, auto racing fans can watch the NASCAR ISM 300. Bring your ear muffs.

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  • Sports

    no run support again

    NEW YORK >> Adeiny Hechavarria hit a tiebreaking home run in the eighth inning off Sonny Gray and the Tampa Bay Rays, playing as the home team in a series relocated to Citi Field because of Hurricane Irma, beat the New York Yankees 2-1 on Tuesday night.

    By Ben Walker The Associated Press|

  • Sports

    Awkward ‘MNF’ debut makes ESPN’s Sergio Dipp an online star

    DENVER >> ESPN sideline reporter Sergio Dipp has become an unlikely star of “Monday Night Football” thanks to an awkward debut.

    By The Associated Press|

  • MLB

    Yankees right at Home in road win over Rays at Citi Field

    NEW YORK >> In the start of a series moved from Florida to Citi Field because of Hurricane Irma, Todd Frazier capitalized on Trevor Plouffe’s two-out error with a three-run homer in a five-run fourth inning that led the New York Yankees over the Tampa Bay Rays 5-1 on Monday night.

    By Ronald Blum The Associated Press|

  • UConn Men's Basketball

    James Akinjo, highly rated point guard, commits to UConn

    When James Akinjo sat down with his high school coach, Bill Mellis, several months ago to talk about his future, he told Mellis that he wanted to commit to a school in the spring.

    By David Borges dborges@nhregister.com @DaveBorges on Twitter |

  • Sports

    Former Huskies weigh in on USA opportunity for Collier, Samuelson

    UNCASVILLE >> Later this month, five current college stars including UConn All-Americans Napheesa Collier and Katie Lou Samuelson will get the opportunity to step onto the practice courts with some women’s basketball legends at the U.S. senior national team training camp.

    By Jim Fuller jfuller@nhregister.com @NHRJimFuller on Twitter|

  • Sports

    Experienced Mercury oust Sun from WNBA playoffs

    UNCASVILLE >> Many of the 8,420 fans who made their way inside Mohegan Sun Arena for Sunday afternoon’s nationally-televised WNBA playoff game were ready to see the young stars for the Connecticut Sun do their thing in the franchise’s first postseason game in five years. By game’s end, it was evident even to the most loyal of Sun fans that at this time of the season, nothing tops experience.

    By Jim Fuller jfuller@nhregister.com @NHRJimFuller on Twitter|

  • NFL

    NFL won’t put Ezekiel Elliott on commissioner’s exempt list

    The NFL might appeal the ruling by a federal judge in Texas granting a preliminary injunction to Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott but will not place Elliott on the commissioner’s exempt list, according to a person familiar with the league’s inner workings.

    By Mark Maske, The Washington Post|

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