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UConn in the MLB: Springer hitting dingers

UConn in the MLB: Springer hitting dingers

He’s on pace to have the best season of his career, and his OPS is currently over 150 points above what he finished with last year. While the Astros may be a game back from first place in the AL West, the Mariners have dropped off after their hot start, so Springer and the ‘Stros should be back on top in no time.

It’s time to bring sports betting to Connecticut

It’s time to bring sports betting to Connecticut

Take a deep breath and smile, the best time of the year is here. We just had four straight days of noon tip-offs and college basketball taking us through midnight. On top of that, according to Forbes, 48 million Americans bet nearly $8.5 billion dollars on the NCAA Tournament. The catch is that any of those 48 million Americans who reside in Connecticut were doing so illegally, and the state is missing out on a fortune.

Baseball: Farewell season at J.O. Christian Field begins Tuesday

Baseball: Farewell season at J.O. Christian Field begins Tuesday

Having won nine of its last 12, UConn (13-8, 2-1 The American) took two of three at Houston in its conference opener over the weekend. Junior Mason Feole returned to All-Conference form, tossing seven innings without allowing an earned run, striking out eight.

Baseball: Will Lucas has a famous past and a bright future

Baseball: Will Lucas has a famous past and a bright future

When Jim Penders signed Lucas, he was getting the number one shortstop prospect in the state, according to Perfect Game. He was also getting a player with tremendous intangibles and the traits to thrive in high-level collegiate baseball.

NBA Article: Make or break time for Lakers

NBA Article: Make or break time for Lakers

A large part of LeBron’s legacy is his playoff consistency. James has made the playoffs each of the last 13 seasons and has been to eight straight NBA Finals while winning three of them. Just last season, LeBron averaged 34 points, nine assists and nine rebounds per game while shooting 54 percent from the floor and playing 42 minutes per game.