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FILE - In this Dec. 29, 2019, file photo, Connecticut coach Dan Hurley smiles as he watches his team during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against New Jersey Institute of Technology in Hartford, Conn. UConn, a charter member of the Big East Conference, is hoping its return to the league this season will help restore the program to a position as a perennial national title contender. Hurley acknowledged that the Big East is an easier sell to big-name recruits, especially in the Northeast. (AP Photo/Stephen Dunn, File)

UConn hoping return to Big East will improve fortunes

Nov. 13, 2020 2:54 AM EST

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — UConn, a charter member of the Big East Conference, is hoping its return to the league this season will help restore the program to a perennial national title contender. Connecticut spent the last seven years in the American Athletic Conference, where its fortunes slipped since...

Fans wearing protective face masks watch the Formula One Portuguese Grand Prix at the Algarve International Circuit in Portimao, Portugal, Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020. (Jose Sena Goulao, Pool via AP)

The Latest: Lions put Jalen Elliott on reserve/COVID-19 list

Nov. 5, 2020 10:23 PM EST

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ The Detroit Lions have put safety Jalen Elliott on the reserve/COVID-19 list. The list is for players who either test positive or have been in close contact with an infected person. Detroit also put linebacker Jarrad Davis and...