State Gives UConn Ultimatum On Basketball Coach Payout

Mar 13, 2018
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Members of the Connecticut legislature’s Higher Education Committee said the University of Connecticut won’t receive any additional funds if its forced to pay the remaining $10 million to men’s basketball head coach, Kevin Ollie.

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The Islanders are coming back to Long Island.

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The two proposals for the redevelopment at Belmont Racetrack on Long Island were unveiled at a public hearing over the weekend.

ESPN To Lay Off 150 Employees

Nov 29, 2017
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On Wednesday, Bristol-based ESPN said the company will lay off 150 employees. This is the third major round of layoffs in the past two years. The company laid off 400 employees in 2015. Last April, it let go about 100 journalists and on-air personalities.

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The American Civil Liberties Union of Connecticut says it condemns Bristol-based ESPN for suspending anchor Jemele Hill after she shared her thoughts about NFL protests on her personal social media page.