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President Barack Obama (center) poses with Stefanie Dolson (left) and Bria Hartley (2nd from left) of the UConn women's Huskies and Ryan Boatright (2nd from right) and Shabazz Napier (right) of the UConn men's Huskies during an event in honor of the NCAA 2014 Champions, the UConn Huskies Mens and Womens Basketball teams in the East Room of the White House June 9, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (Photo credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Celebrates UConn’s Winning Basketball Teams

It was double the celebration at the White House for the University of Connecticut.

06/09/2014

File photo of President Barack Obama on the phone. (credit: Pete Souza/The White House via Getty Images)

Obama Congratulates UConn on College Basketball Dominance

President Barack Obama has congratulated the University of Connecticut’s men’s and women’s basketball teams on winning last week’s NCAA tournaments.

04/15/2014

Shabazz Napier of the Connecticut Huskies goes up for a shot as Dorian Finney-Smith of the Florida Gators defends during the NCAA Men's Final Four Semifinal. (Photo by Chris Steppig-Pool/Getty Images)

Daniels Sparks UConn To 63-53 Upset Of Florida

DeAndre Daniels had 20 points and 10 rebounds to help UConn snap Florida’s 30-game win streak.

04/05/2014

University of Connecticut president Susan Herbst cuts down a piece of the net after a 93-60 win against Louisville in the women's NCAA Tournament finals at New Orleans Arena in New Orleans, Louisiana, Tuesday, April 9, 2013. (Cloe Poisson/ Getty Images)

Obama To Host UConn Women’s Basketball Team

President Barack Obama has invited the University of Connecticut women’s basketball team to the White House next week to honor them for winning their eighth NCAA championship.

07/26/2013

File photo of a young person in football gear. (credit: JEFF HAYNES/AFP/Getty Images)

Youth Group: Students Need Better Sports Safety

Student athletes need access to health care professionals, better-trained coaches and up-to-date equipment, a coalition of groups recommended Wednesday in a call to action aimed at protecting the almost 8 million students participating in high school sports each year.

02/06/2013

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