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Tropical Storm Danielle strengthens into hurricane

Sep. 02, 2022 11:12 AM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Tropical Storm Danielle strengthened into a hurricane Friday morning — the first of an unusually quiet storm season. The storm is not currently a threat to any land. The storm's maximum sustained winds were clocked at 75 mph (120 kph), according to the...

Tropical Storm Danielle forms in the Atlantic

Sep. 01, 2022 13:10 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Tropical Storm Danielle formed Thursday in the Atlantic and is expected to become the first hurricane of an unusually quiet storm season. But the storm is not currently a threat to any land. The storm's maximum sustained winds were near 40 mph (65 kph)....

UConn women add Portuguese guard after loss of Bueckers

Aug. 26, 2022 09:51 AM EDT

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — UConn added another point guard to its roster after losing star Paige Bueckers for the upcoming season to a knee injury earlier this month. Inês Bettencourt, a 5-foot-9 guard from the Azores in Portugal, will join the team as a freshman, the school announced...