Tag Archive | Connecticut

St. John’s Downs DePaul, 74-67, for First BIG EAST Win of the Season

The St. John’s men’s basketball team won its second game in as many tries this season at Madison Square Garden, picking up BIG EAST win number one of the Mike Anderson Era with a 74-67 victory over DePaul on Saturday at “The World’s Most Famous Arena.” The Red Storm (12-5, 1-3 BIG EAST) rebounded from […]

New England vs. New York: The Rundown on the Home Opener

New England debuts at home on Friday, Dec. 27 at Mohegan Sun Arena after starting the 2019-20 season 2-0. The Black Wolves faceoff against the New York Riptide for the first time in history at 7:30pm. History: This will be the first all-time matchup between New England and New York in the history of the […]

Rivera and Laureano Stay Perfect at New England Explosion

Rising Connecticut stars RICHIE “POPEYE THE SAILOR MAN” RIVERA and “ACTION” ANTHONY LAUREANO both remained undefeated with impressive performance tonight on a solid “New England Explosion” card in front of an enthusiastic crowd at MassMutual Center in Springfield, Massachusetts. “New England Explosion,” presented by JOE DEGUARDIA’S STAR BOXING, sponsored by MGM Springfield, aired live in […]

Richie ‘Popeye’ Rivera Gives Back On Mission Trip in Guatemala

Known for his heavy fists, charisma, and creative nickname, Hartford’s undefeated power puncher, RICHIE “POPEYE THE SAILOR MAN” RIVERA (12-0 10KO’s) is commonly found lacing up his gloves at the Hartford Boxing Center, preparing for his upcoming bout. If you were to meet Richie today, that would include preparing for his September 14, ABO America’s […]

“Marvelous” Mykquan Williams Meet-and-Greet & Back to School Backpack Giveaway a KO

Even dangerous thunderstorms and tornado warnings couldn’t deter fans from going to a meet-and-greet and back to school backpack give-way with undefeated super lightweight prospect “Marvelous” Mykquan Williams, presented by DiBella Entertainment and Team Williams, at ROCS Gym in Manchester, Connecticut. Williams signed autographs, posed for pictures and gave each child (K-12) a free backpack […]

New York Liberty Secure Fourth Pick in 2014 WNBA Draft

The Connecticut Sun won the 13th annual WNBA Draft Lottery and earned the top pick in the 2014 WNBA Draft presented by State Farm, the league announced today. The lottery was conducted in a televised event live on ESPN during SportsCenter. The Sun had 442 chances out of 1,000 to receive the first overall selection, the most of […]