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Clarke carries Sacred Heart over St. Francis (Pa.) 82-70

Jan. 22, 2021 7:57 PM EST

FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) — Aaron Clarke had 23 points as Sacred Heart beat St. Francis (Pa.) 82-70 on Friday. Tyler Thomas had 19 points for Sacred Heart (5-5, 5-4 Northeast Conference). Mike Sixsmith added six assists and Cantavio Dutreil had 10 rebounds. Ramiir Dixon-Conover had 18 points and eight rebounds...

Scantlebury’s late 3 lifts CCSU past Mount St. Mary's 65-64

Jan. 22, 2021 7:55 PM EST

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) — Nigel Scantlebury made a step-back 3-pointer with 3.4 seconds left to help Central Connecticut beat Mount St. Mary's 65-64 on Friday. Scantlebury scored five of his seven points in the final 58 seconds, including a jumper for a 62-61 lead. Ian Krishnan had 13 points and Greg...

Editorial Roundup: New England

Jan. 22, 2021 12:27 PM EST

Recent editorials of regional and national interest from New England’s newspapers: CONNECTICUT: Connecticut is barely holding its own in the battle against COVID-19; we could be winning Hartford Courant Jan. 17 In assessing Connecticut’s response to the coronavirus pandemic, the contrast between...

Cohen leads St. Francis (Pa.) over Sacred Heart 76-58

Jan. 21, 2021 10:09 PM EST

FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) — Josh Cohen had 11 points and 10 rebounds to carry St. Francis (Pa.) to a 76-58 win over Sacred Heart on Thursday night. Maxwell Land had 14 points for St. Francis (Pa.) (3-7, 2-4 Northeast Conference), which ended its five-game road losing streak. Ramiir Dixon-Conover added 12...

Mount St. Mary's tops Central Connecticut 67-57

Jan. 21, 2021 10:00 PM EST

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) — Damian Chong Qui had a season-high 20 points as Mount St. Mary’s defeated Central Connecticut 67-57 on Thursday night. Chong Qui hit 11 of 12 foul shots. Josh Reaves had 13 points for Mount St. Mary’s (5-5, 4-2 Northeast Conference), which ended its four-game road...

FILE- In this Friday, Jan. 24, 2020, file photo, Former ski star Lindsey Vonn, of United States, smiles in the finish area during the men's World Cup super G alpine ski race in Kitzbuehel, Austria. Vonn, the winningest woman in World Cup history, is scheduled to call the women’s downhill and super-G races in Crans Montana, Switzerland, this weekend for NBC Sports. (AP Photo/Marco Trovati, File)

Lindsey Vonn to serve as NBC analyst for World Cup ski races

Jan. 21, 2021 4:04 PM EST

STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — Lindsey Vonn is returning to ski racing — as a television analyst. The winningest woman in World Cup history is scheduled to help out with the NBC Sports broadcast of the women’s downhill and super-G races in Crans Montana, Switzerland, this weekend. Vonn will make her...

Man charged with pinning officer during US Capitol attack

Jan. 20, 2021 6:43 PM EST

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut man seen in a widely viewed video pinning an officer into a doorway during the attack on the U.S. Capitol has been charged with assaulting police officers, federal authorities said Wednesday. Patrick McCaughey III, 23, of Ridgefield, was arrested Tuesday in South Salem,...

MA's 1st virus variant case; New test to NH governor's power

Jan. 18, 2021 11:47 AM EST

MASSACHUSETTS Massachusetts health officials have announced the state's first case of the more infectious coronavirus variant first found in the United Kingdom. A Boston woman who traveled to the United Kingdom felt sick the day after she returned, the state Department of Public Health said Sunday. The health...

With the U.S. Capitol in the background, members of the National Guard change shifts as they exit through anti-scaling security fencing on Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, in Washington as security is increased ahead of the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Guard troops pour into Washington as states answer the call

Jan. 16, 2021 4:22 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — By the busload and planeload, National Guard troops were pouring into the nation's capital on Saturday, as governors answered the urgent pleas of U.S. defense officials for more troops to help safeguard Washington even as they keep anxious eyes on possible violent protests in their own...

Pharmacist Ric Griffith stands in his family's business Friday, Jan. 15, 2021, in Kenova, W.Va. Griffith & Feil is among 250 mom-and-pop pharmacies in West Virginia helping to vaccinate residents in the quest to banish the coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/John Raby)

Governors' anger grows as federal vaccine stockpile vanishes

Jan. 16, 2021 2:06 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Here’s what’s happening Saturday with the coronavirus pandemic in the U.S.: THREE THINGS TO KNOW TODAY — Several governors expressed exasperation at the Trump administration after being assured that the federal government had enough vaccine stockpiled to speed up or...