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University of Connecticut

Football Loses at Army, 52-21

WEST POINT, N.Y. - The UConn football team lost 52-21 on Saturday afternoon to Army (3-0) to fall to 0-4 on the season. UConn trailed 42-0 at the half but outscored the Black Knights 21-10 in the second half. In his first career start, quarterback Tyler Phommachanh rushed for 60...
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Army scores early and often in 52-21 victory over UConn

WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — Christian Anderson ran for two touchdowns, passed for another and Army reached the end zone on all six of its first-half possessions in rolling to a 52-21 win over UConn. Anderson’s two short scoring runs and his 39-yard TD pass to Isaiah Alston gave the Black Knights a 21-0 lead on their way to their 12th straight home victory. Tyrell Robinson ran for a career-long 70-yard score and Jakobi Buchanan and Anthony Adkins added short TD runs for a 42-0 halftime lead. UConn freshman quarterback Tyler Phommachanh’s ran for two scores and another freshman, Brian Brewton, had a 96-yard kickoff return for a score.
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UConn blasted by Army 52-21 but improves slightly

The UConn football team made modest progress Saturday. Given the Huskies were in the midst of one of the starts to a season in college football history, they’ll take it. Army beat UConn 52-21 Saturday afternoon at Michie Stadium in West Point, New York, taking a huge lead at halftime and coasting through the second half.
Bowling Green Daily News

WKU TE Simon out for remainder of season

WEST POINT, N.Y. – Western Kentucky will be without a big piece of its offense for the remainder of the season. Tight end Joshua Simon did not make the trip to Michie Stadium for the Hilltoppers’ game against Army and will be out the rest of the fall with a knee injury, WKU told the Daily News prior to Saturday’s kickoff.
Daily Star

IU looking to fix issues in Idaho home opener

BLOOMINGTON — Shortly after Indiana’s 34-6 loss at Iowa last week, defensive lineman Ryder Anderson vowed it wouldn’t define the rest of the season. “I know for a fact we are a good team, ” Anderson said. “Iowa is good team, and they just came to play, and they came out and executed. That’s why they won the game. But we are a good team, too. I saw that with my own eyes.”
Daily Freeman

Men’s college soccer: SUNY Ulster drops season opener to Monroe

NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. — Monroe scored three goals in the first 15 minutes Tuesday, rolling to a 5-1 victory over SUNY Ulster in men’s soccer, spoiling the Senators’ season opener. Ulster regrouped in the second half. Modou Badjie, who keyed the Senators’ midfield play, scored on a long shot, but...
Daily Star

USC transfer Carr fitting in quickly as IU lead RB

BLOOMINGTON — USC grad transfer Stephen Carr entered an open running back competition at Indiana as an outsider … sort of. Carr did have a connection with IU running backs coach Deland McCullough, who recruited and coached him at USC before going on to the NFL with the Kansas City Chiefs.
Rochester Business Journal

Hochul has some history with new football stadiums

Sometime, during the latter months of 1979, I caught wind that some resourceful Syracuse University students were lobbying for the new domed stadium on campus to be named in memory of Ernie Davis. I thought it was a brilliant idea, and advocated for it wholeheartedly while working as a sportswriter for the Utica newspapers.