• Copeland powers Yale in 2nd half, 66-52 over Sacred Heart

    FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) — Alex Copeland had 14 of his 16 points after the break and Yale pulled away in the early part of the second half for a 66-52 win over Sacred Heart on Thursday night.

  • Trump chooses former WWE exec McMahon for small business

    In this Nov. 30, 2016 file photo, Linda McMahon talks with reporters after a meeting with President-elect Donald Trump at Trump Tower in New York. President-elect Donald Trump will nominate wrestling executive Linda McMahon to serve as administrator of the Small Business Administration, a Cabinet-level position. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump is adding former wrestling executive Linda McMahon to his Cabinet as leader of the Small Business Administration.

  • No. 2 Notre Dame women eager to face top-ranked Connecticut

    Notre Dame head coach Muffet McGraw exits the court following an NCAA college basketball game against Valparaiso, Sunday, Dec. 4, 2016, in South Bend, Ind. (AP Photo/Robert Franklin)

    SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Notre Dame coach Muffet McGraw figures top-ranked Connecticut will provide the best possible measuring stick for her second-ranked Fighting Irish.

  • Judge’s ruling adds $3 million to Hartford stadium project

    HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A ruling by a Connecticut Superior Court judge has added almost $3 million to the cost of Hartford’s minor league baseball stadium development.

  • Virtual sleigh rides, light shows: Mall Santas get makeover

    This Monday, Nov. 21, 2016, photo, shows Santa's Flight Academy in Great Lakes Crossing Outlets in Auburn Hills, Mich. In an effort to lure online shoppers to their stores, many malls are upgrading the traditional visit to Santa into a high-tech spectacle. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

    NEW YORK (AP) — Hop on a virtual sleigh ride to the North Pole. Stand on the “Naughty or Nice O’Meter.” Snap a selfie and see your face on a dancing elf. The Santa experience has gotten a makeover as many malls install shows and games they hope will lure shoppers who are buying more online.

  • Ex-boxing promoter, hoops coach convicted of embezzlement

    SOUTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. (AP) — A former boxing promoter, ex-college basketball coach and founder of a Rhode Island-based sport institute was convicted Monday of embezzling from the nonprofit organization he founded three decades ago.

  • No. 2 UConn wins 82nd straight, beats No. 14 Texas 72-54

    Connecticut's Kia Nurse reacts in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Texas, Sunday, Dec. 4, 2016, in Uncasville, Conn. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

    UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Napheesa Collier scored 24 points and No. 2 UConn won its 82nd consecutive game with a 72-54 victory over No. 14 Texas on Sunday in the annual Jimmy V Classic.

  • Blackmon scores 21 points, Brown beats CCSU 75-58

    NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) — Tavon Blackmon scored 21 points, hitting 11 of 12 free throws, and made four assists and Brown pulled away from Central Connecticut 75-58 on Saturday to win its fourth straight.