Flight From Chicago Makes Emergency Landing After 3 Passengers Lose ConsciousnessSkyWest Flight 5622, operating as United Express, took off from O’Hare International airport at 9:20 a.m. Wednesday, bound for Hartford, Connecticut, but was diverted to Buffalo, New York, when a passenger lost consciousness.
Calipari Refuses To 'Dignify' Lakers RumorsRumors started floating after former Wildcat Rex Chapman called it "a done deal."
Five Things: UConn’s Defense, Foul Shooting Fuel ChampionshipLast night, the Huskies cut down the nets in Dallas after beating Kentucky 60-54 to win the school's fourth national championship. Consider that Kentucky needed four straight late escapes to reach the final and you get a sense for what kind of Tournament this was.
Connecticut Wins NCAA Title, 60-54 Over KentuckyShabazz Napier scored 22 points and Connecticut won its second NCAA title in four years, beating all those Kentucky freshmen 60-54 in the championship game Monday night.
Rising Star: Connecticut Guard Ryan BoatrightOn Friday, after Iowa State had cut a 17-point deficit to four with two minutes left, Boatright made what his coach called the play of the game.
Madison Square Garden Still The Mecca For Young BallersWilt had some unbelievable games here. Ali and Frazier fought here. The players who will take the court at Madison Square Garden this weekend, though, don't remember any of that. And yet they still regard the Garden as the World's Most Famous Arena.
Rising Star: UConn Forward DeAndre DanielsAmong his fellow Connecticut Huskies, he ranks second in scoring, rebounding, and blocks. Playing alongside Shabazz Napier, he can go unnoticed.
Police: Man Charged With Making Threats Reveled In Sandy Hook MassacreA man accused of posting online threats of killing people on the campus of North Central College in Naperville also appeared to have taken delight in the Dec. 14 mass-shooting murder of 26 elementary school children and teachers in Newtown, Conn.
Old Big East To Become 'American Athletic Conference'The conference announced the decision Wednesday after university presidents approved the new moniker earlier in the day.
UConn Beats DePaul 81-69Shabazz Napier scored 28 points, Ryan Boatright and Omar Calhoun added 17 apiece, and Connecticut beat DePaul 81-69 on Saturday night.
Comfort Dogs Returning To Newtown For When Sandy Hook Kids Go Back To SchoolTherapy dogs from the Chicago area were preparing to head back to Newtown, Conn., in hopes of easing the first day back to school for Sandy Hook Elementary School students.
Suburban Neighborhood Luminaria Display To Support Former Newtown FamilyWhen Barbara and Keith Baron and their two kids moved into the southeast Naperville neighborhood last August, they had no idea that an unspeakably violent act would soon put on the map the beloved town they had just left behind.