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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Film series to focus on Shakespeare’s playsJohn Long, Shakespeare scholar and frequent lecturer in drama and film at UConn
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 5 hours ago
John Long, Shakespeare scholar and frequent lecturer in drama and film at UConn, will lead the programs Mondays through Aug. 21 at 1 p.m. at the Wykeham Road library. The series of Shakespeare plays adapted for film will show different styles and... Read more
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The Register Citizen
UConn’s Dangerfield, Walker lead the U.S. to another win at U19 World Cupfigured to be tested in its second pool play game at the FIBA U19 World Cup aga
The Register Citizen / Posted 11 hours ago
figured to be tested in its second pool play game at the FIBA U19 World Cup against undefeated China in Italy. However, UConn rising sophomore guard Crystal Dangerfield had other ideas. The only returning player from the 2015 U19 squad led an... Read more
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The Register Citizen
Former UConn stars rave about Connecticut Sun’s Jonquel Jonesplace when the upstart Connecticut Sun went into New York and returned with a r
The Register Citizen / Posted 11 hours ago
place when the upstart Connecticut Sun went into New York and returned with a rare victory at Madison Square Garden. Former UConn and Connecticut Sun star Tina Charles approached the Sun’s newest frontcourt phenom and the two exchanged more than... Read more
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The Middletown Press
Former UConn stars rave about Connecticut Sun’s Jonquel Jonesplace when the upstart Connecticut Sun went into New York and returned with a r
The Middletown Press / Posted 12 hours ago
place when the upstart Connecticut Sun went into New York and returned with a rare victory at Madison Square Garden. Former UConn and Connecticut Sun star Tina Charles approached the Sun’s newest frontcourt phenom and the two exchanged more than... Read more
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The Middletown Press
UConn’s Dangerfield, Walker lead the U.S. to another win at U19 World Cupfigured to be tested in its second pool play game at the FIBA U19 World Cup aga
The Middletown Press / Posted 12 hours ago
figured to be tested in its second pool play game at the FIBA U19 World Cup against undefeated China in Italy. However, UConn rising sophomore guard Crystal Dangerfield had other ideas. The only returning player from the 2015 U19 squad led an... Read more
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The Middletown Press
Monday Musings: A few observations from the American Legion state tournamentthat many coaches have will continue. Rarely is that love affair consummated.
The Middletown Press / Posted 12 hours ago
that many coaches have will continue. Rarely is that love affair consummated. The tip of the iceberg Sue Bird, the former UConn mega-star, announced she is gay. Stephanie Dolson, former UConn star, announced she is gay. Former UConn star Diana... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Sue Bird feels the energy from big crowd at KeyArenaand they gave her a standing ovation for five minutes,” said the Phoenix Mercur
The Seattle Times / Posted yesterday
and they gave her a standing ovation for five minutes,” said the Phoenix Mercury’s Diana Taurasi, who played with Bird at UConn. “You felt that energy.” Bird and Breanna Stewart, the two Storm representatives in the All-Star Game, helped lead the... Read more
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Hartford Courant
Maya Moore WNBA All-Star MVP Again, But Sue Bird Center Stageon her face. So it was nice to see that love back to her, and you can tell it's
Hartford Courant / Posted yesterday
on her face. So it was nice to see that love back to her, and you can tell it's a mutual love," Taurasi said of her former UConn teammate. Bird seemed more interested in involving others than trying to take control of the game. Bird regularly... Read more
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Boston Globe
New England news in briefbeen chosen to care for both Jonathan XIII, a 55-pound Siberian Husky, and Jona
Boston Globe / Posted yesterday
been chosen to care for both Jonathan XIII, a 55-pound Siberian Husky, and Jonathan XIV, an 80-pound Siberian Husky. Drs. Scott and Heidi Morey are both UConn graduates who met as children while showing cows at 4-H fairs. (AP)Top 10 Trending Arti... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Sue Bird Comes out as Gay, Announces Relationship with Megan RapinoeIt's my journey." Bird, 36, is as decorated a basketball player as the sport h
Bleacher Report / Posted yesterday
It's my journey." Bird, 36, is as decorated a basketball player as the sport has seen. She won two national titles at UConn, two WNBA championships with the Seattle Storm, has collected four gold medals and made 10 All-Star appearances. Even... Read more
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The Register Citizen
Former Husky Tyler Olander making strides in transition to baseballleagues, older than almost all of his teammates, trying to make it to the major
The Register Citizen / Posted yesterday
leagues, older than almost all of his teammates, trying to make it to the majors. Yup, that Tyler Olander, the former UConn men’s basketball player. He’s currently in his second season in professional baseball in the Toronto Blue Jays’... Read more
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The Middletown Press
Former Husky Tyler Olander making strides in transition to baseballleagues, older than almost all of his teammates, trying to make it to the major
The Middletown Press / Posted yesterday
leagues, older than almost all of his teammates, trying to make it to the majors. Yup, that Tyler Olander, the former UConn men’s basketball player. He’s currently in his second season in professional baseball in the Toronto Blue Jays’... Read more
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Hartford Courant
Iverson Proves Hard To Handle In Vantage Sportsnet's Pro-Am Winback in Hartford and playing basketball every day, pick-up mostly, at Yale, Cen
Hartford Courant / Posted 2 days ago
back in Hartford and playing basketball every day, pick-up mostly, at Yale, Central Connecticut, UHart, Rhode Island and UConn. Iverson has hired an agent, Bill Duffy, and the goal is to land a G League contract and play his way into the... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Sue Bird: Feedback after coming out as gay has been ‘great’is a private person. So I think it was something that came very organically to
The Seattle Times / Posted 2 days ago
is a private person. So I think it was something that came very organically to her.” Bird realized she was gay at UConn, but said she never went out of her way to keep her private life a secret. “I can literally and confidently say... Read more
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TribLIVE
Harlan on recruiting: Mt. Lebanon linemen garnering Division I offersholds a handful of Division I FBS offers from MAC and AAC schools including Cen
TribLIVE / Posted 2 days ago
holds a handful of Division I FBS offers from MAC and AAC schools including Central Florida, Bowling Green and UConn, and Melnyk wouldn't be surprised to see a BCS school join his list at some point soon. “I think there are going to be... Read more
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The Middletown Press
Fuller: Sue Bird always embraced her place as role modelIt’s rather likely that no women’s basketball player has answered more question
The Middletown Press / Posted 2 days ago
It’s rather likely that no women’s basketball player has answered more questions from the media than former UConn All-American Sue Bird. However, the former NCAA player of year, Olympic and WNBA champion never had an interview quite like her recent... Read more
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The Register Citizen
Fuller: Sue Bird always embraced her place as role modelIt’s rather likely that no women’s basketball player has answered more question
The Register Citizen / Posted 2 days ago
It’s rather likely that no women’s basketball player has answered more questions from the media than former UConn All-American Sue Bird. However, the former NCAA player of year, Olympic and WNBA champion never had an interview quite like her recent... Read more
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The Register Citizen
UConn’s Kia Nurse headed for Canadian training campa veteran leader as Canada prepares to defend its title next month in Argentina
The Register Citizen / Posted 2 days ago
a veteran leader as Canada prepares to defend its title next month in Argentina. Nurse, heading into her senior season at UConn, is one of three players with remaining NCAA eligibility among the 14 taking part in Canada’s training camp beginning... Read more
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Hartford Courant
TE Myers Puts UConn's Dismal 2016 Season Behind Him, Excited To Finish StrongTommy Myers dreamed about playing football all his life. Myers is from Coventry
Hartford Courant / Posted 2 days ago
Tommy Myers dreamed about playing football all his life. Myers is from Coventry, less than 15 minutes from UConn's Storrs campus. He attended football camps run by Randy Edsall when he was younger, and he finally gets a chance to play for him in his... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
Trade Tree: How the Raptors turned Vince Carter into Luke Ridnourneeding direction. With their own seventh-overall pick, the Raps selected Charl
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 2 days ago
needing direction. With their own seventh-overall pick, the Raps selected Charlie Villanueva, a talented forward out of UConn. In retrospect, he may have been better suited to today’s NBA, but had a solid rookie campaign before being sent to... Read more
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Hartford Courant
Quinnipiac Becoming A Big-Time Player In World Of College Athleticsa national story and even if everyone did not know exactly how to pronounce the
Hartford Courant / Posted 2 days ago
a national story and even if everyone did not know exactly how to pronounce the name or where the school was, they knew UConn coach Geno Auriemma. Miles away at another regional, Auriemma, as big as it gets in the women's game, wore a Quinnipiac... Read more
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Boston Globe
Former UConn star Sue Bird comes out as gaysooner, it wasn’t right for me at the time. I have to be true to that. It’s my
Boston Globe / Posted 2 days ago
sooner, it wasn’t right for me at the time. I have to be true to that. It’s my journey.’’ A two-time national champion at UConn, Bird was made the No. 1 overall pick in the 2002 WNBA draft by the Seattle Storm, with whom she has spent her entire... Read more
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New York Post
Olympic love: Sue Bird opens up on relationship with soccer starRapinoe has been vocal about her sexual orientation, Bird, who came to terms wi
New York Post / Posted 2 days ago
Rapinoe has been vocal about her sexual orientation, Bird, who came to terms with her own sexuality while playing for UConn from 1998-2002, did not want to rush the current moment. “It’s happening when it’s happening because that’s what feels... Read more
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NBC Connecticut
State Ethics Panel Rules Against UConn Football Head CoachA state ethics panel ruled it was not proper for UConn football coach Randy Eds
NBC Connecticut / Posted 3 days ago
A state ethics panel ruled it was not proper for UConn football coach Randy Edsall to hire his son as an assistant, but they gave Corey Edsall a partial reprieve. The Office of State Ethics investigated the hire of head coach Randy Edsall's son... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Former UConn star QB Orlovsky signs with RamsThe Los Angeles Rams have agreed to a one-year contract with the former UConn a
Stamford Advocate / Posted 3 days ago
The Los Angeles Rams have agreed to a one-year contract with the former UConn and Shelton High star quarterback, sportsspectrum.com reported Thursday. Orlovsky had been contemplating his future ever since the Lions opted not to re-sign him at the... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Former UConn star QB Orlovsky signs with RamsThe Los Angeles Rams have agreed to a one-year contract with the former UConn a
Connecticut Post / Posted 3 days ago
The Los Angeles Rams have agreed to a one-year contract with the former UConn and Shelton High star quarterback, sportsspectrum.com reported Thursday. Orlovsky had been contemplating his future ever since the Lions opted not to re-sign him at the... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Former UConn star QB Orlovsky signs with RamsThe Los Angeles Rams have agreed to a one-year contract with the former UConn a
Greenwich Time / Posted 3 days ago
The Los Angeles Rams have agreed to a one-year contract with the former UConn and Shelton High star quarterback, sportsspectrum.com reported Thursday. Orlovsky had been contemplating his future ever since the Lions opted not to re-sign him at the... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Former UConn hoops star Sue Bird comes out as gayquickly. It’s very open and widely supported. For males, it’s not that way at a
Greenwich Time / Posted 3 days ago
quickly. It’s very open and widely supported. For males, it’s not that way at all. It’s sad.” Bird was a standout at UConn and the team's first No. 1 overall WNBA draft pick. She was part of two national championship teams and helped lead... Read more
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The News-Times
Former UConn star QB Orlovsky signs with RamsThe Los Angeles Rams have agreed to a one-year contract with the former UConn a
The News-Times / Posted 3 days ago
The Los Angeles Rams have agreed to a one-year contract with the former UConn and Shelton High star quarterback, sportsspectrum.com reported Thursday. Orlovsky had been contemplating his future ever since the Lions opted not to re-sign him at the... Read more
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The News-Times
Former UConn hoops star Sue Bird comes out as gayquickly. It’s very open and widely supported. For males, it’s not that way at a
The News-Times / Posted 3 days ago
quickly. It’s very open and widely supported. For males, it’s not that way at all. It’s sad.” Bird was a standout at UConn and the team's first No. 1 overall WNBA draft pick. She was part of two national championship teams and helped lead... Read more
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The Middletown Press
Former UConn QB Dan Orlovsky agrees to deal with Los Angeles Ramsand I have reconnected, as I have agreed to play this season with the LA Rams.”
The Middletown Press / Posted 3 days ago
and I have reconnected, as I have agreed to play this season with the LA Rams.” With head coach Randy Edsall back at UConn, Orlovsky returned to Storrs in the spring. The school leader in completions (916), passing attempts (1,567), passing... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Former UConn hoops star Sue Bird comes out as gayquickly. It’s very open and widely supported. For males, it’s not that way at a
Stamford Advocate / Posted 3 days ago
quickly. It’s very open and widely supported. For males, it’s not that way at all. It’s sad.” Bird was a standout at UConn and the team's first No. 1 overall WNBA draft pick. She was part of two national championship teams and helped lead... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Former UConn hoops star Sue Bird comes out as gayquickly. It’s very open and widely supported. For males, it’s not that way at a
Connecticut Post / Posted 3 days ago
quickly. It’s very open and widely supported. For males, it’s not that way at all. It’s sad.” Bird was a standout at UConn and the team's first No. 1 overall WNBA draft pick. She was part of two national championship teams and helped lead... Read more
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The Register Citizen
Former UConn QB Dan Orlovsky agrees to deal with Los Angeles Ramsand I have reconnected, as I have agreed to play this season with the LA Rams.”
The Register Citizen / Posted 3 days ago
and I have reconnected, as I have agreed to play this season with the LA Rams.” With head coach Randy Edsall back at UConn, Orlovsky returned to Storrs in the spring. The school leader in completions (916), passing attempts (1,567), passing... Read more
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Hartford Courant
Orlovsky Signs With Rams, Expected To Work With Top Pick Goffthe Lions, where he was a positive practice and meeting-room presence for start
Hartford Courant / Posted 3 days ago
the Lions, where he was a positive practice and meeting-room presence for starter Matthew Stafford. Orlovsky returned to UConn this spring to earn his degree and serve as a student assistant coach under Randy Edsall, who coached Orlovsky in... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Greenwich Land Trust safari explores the nearly invisiblemuch every week,” said one insect investigator, Wendy Ford, from Darien. “I’m d
Greenwich Time / Posted 3 days ago
much every week,” said one insect investigator, Wendy Ford, from Darien. “I’m doing a master gardener certification through UConn, and part of it includes outreach hours. “Steve is so knowledgeable,” she said. “And I love coming here. I feel like... Read more
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Hartford Courant
Making A Buck Of Tim Tebowproud of his degree: "Anything can happen in basketball. I never wanted to be s
Hartford Courant / Posted 3 days ago
proud of his degree: "Anything can happen in basketball. I never wanted to be someone without a fallback plan." ... Former UConn women's basketball player Sue Birdof the Seattle Storm tells Mechelle Voepel in a story on ESPNW that she is gay and... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Mississippi State - Southeastern ConferenceWilliam's buzzer beater in overtime gave the Bulldogs a 66-64 victory over the
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 3 days ago
William's buzzer beater in overtime gave the Bulldogs a 66-64 victory over the four-time defending national champions UConn. MSU snapped the Huskies 111 game winning streak in style to advance to the national championship game. It'll be an all... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Greenwich Land Trust safari explores the nearly invisiblemuch every week,” said one insect investigator, Wendy Ford, from Darien. “I’m d
Darien News-Review / Posted 3 days ago
much every week,” said one insect investigator, Wendy Ford, from Darien. “I’m doing a master gardener certification through UConn, and part of it includes outreach hours. “Steve is so knowledgeable,” she said. “And I love coming here. I feel like... Read more
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SportingNews
WNBA star Sue Bird comes out as gay, dating USWNT's Megan RapinoeRio de Janeiro. However, she said she "chickened out." However, Bird said she
SportingNews / Posted 3 days ago
Rio de Janeiro. However, she said she "chickened out." However, Bird said she knew she was gay when she was a student at UConn and it's always been a "nonissue" with her teammates and friends. But exposing her life to the world is a different... Read more
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NBC Connecticut
Suspect in Mansfield Bank Robbery Told Police He Uses 100 Bags of Heroin a Dayan unknown direction, police said. Police said they located the suspect, 42-ye
NBC Connecticut / Posted 3 days ago
an unknown direction, police said. Police said they located the suspect, 42-year-old Mervin Bundy, of Willimantic, after a UConn police officer saw a vehicle matching the description from the robbery and alerted authorities on what direction it was... Read more
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Hartford Courant
UConn Basketball Crown: $10 Million Gampel Roof Project On Target For Season Openersas they move on the outside roof. Without the banners hanging on the walls, it
Hartford Courant / Posted 3 days ago
as they move on the outside roof. Without the banners hanging on the walls, it would be hard to identify the venue as UConn's basketball home. But four months before the season, there's a continuous flow of work inside the 27-year-old... Read more
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Hartford Courant
Roof Construction On Gampel Pavilionthe arena's ceiling and roof as part of a $10-million project that will stop le
Hartford Courant / Posted 3 days ago
the arena's ceiling and roof as part of a $10-million project that will stop leaks and improve safe access to the roof. UConn spokesperson Stephanie Reitz says, the project involves "dislodging each panel from the ceiling, lowering it to the... Read more
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Hartford Courant
Ethics Board Meets Today, Will Decide On Corey Edsall's Contract With UConnthe recommendation, made public last week, ethics lawyers recommended no immedi
Hartford Courant / Posted 3 days ago
the recommendation, made public last week, ethics lawyers recommended no immediate action against Edsall or UConn so long as Corey Edsall's contract is not renewed after the upcoming season. The current deal pays Corey Edsall... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
UConn’s Kia Nurse headed to Canadian training campa veteran leader as Canada prepares to defend its title next month in Argentina
Stamford Advocate / Posted 4 days ago
a veteran leader as Canada prepares to defend its title next month in Argentina. Nurse, heading into her senior season at UConn, is one of three players with remaining NCAA eligibility among the 14 taking part in Canada’s training camp beginning... Read more
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Connecticut Post
UConn’s Kia Nurse headed to Canadian training campa veteran leader as Canada prepares to defend its title next month in Argentina
Connecticut Post / Posted 4 days ago
a veteran leader as Canada prepares to defend its title next month in Argentina. Nurse, heading into her senior season at UConn, is one of three players with remaining NCAA eligibility among the 14 taking part in Canada’s training camp beginning... Read more
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The Middletown Press
UConn’s Kia Nurses headed for Canadian training campa veteran leader as Canada prepares to defend its title next month in Argentina
The Middletown Press / Posted 4 days ago
a veteran leader as Canada prepares to defend its title next month in Argentina. Nurse, heading into her senior season at UConn, is one of three players with remaining NCAA eligibility among the 14 taking part in Canada’s training camp beginning... Read more
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The Register Citizen
UConn’s Kia Nurses headed for Canadian training campa veteran leader as Canada prepares to defend its title next month in Argentina
The Register Citizen / Posted 4 days ago
a veteran leader as Canada prepares to defend its title next month in Argentina. Nurse, heading into her senior season at UConn, is one of three players with remaining NCAA eligibility among the 14 taking part in Canada’s training camp beginning... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Trumbull’s Gleen is Hearst Connecticut Media boys track MVPespecially track athletes seem to be more grounded than others.” Gleen plans t
Stamford Advocate / Posted 4 days ago
especially track athletes seem to be more grounded than others.” Gleen plans to begin his pre-teaching studies at UConn; in fact, he spoke by phone during his orientation on campus. His tour made him fall in love with the atmosphere in... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Trumbull’s Gleen is Hearst Connecticut Media boys track MVPespecially track athletes seem to be more grounded than others.” Gleen plans t
Connecticut Post / Posted 4 days ago
especially track athletes seem to be more grounded than others.” Gleen plans to begin his pre-teaching studies at UConn; in fact, he spoke by phone during his orientation on campus. His tour made him fall in love with the atmosphere in... Read more
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