Thumbs up to the UConn women’s basketball workforce. It did not end the way they preferred, but it was nevertheless a impressive year for the Huskies. Strike by accidents to several critical gamers, UConn located a way to rebound and progress to a history 14th consecutive Last Four. The Huskies defeated No. 1 seed Stanford on their way to the championship match. Alas, South Carolina was much too tall and also proficient, and took residence the title UConn experienced been aiming for. However, there’s very little to be ashamed of immediately after an additional wonderful season in Storrs. As for coach Geno Auriemma, an 11-1 report in title game titles is continue to quite fantastic.
Thumbs up to the return of the American Crossword Puzzle Event to Stamford. We like to rejoice words in any variety, but this is a specially exceptional function. It was the 44th version of the event, and marked a return to the Stamford Marriott — in which it originated in 1978 — right after a virtual tournament in 2021 and a cancellation in 2000. It carried on under the path of New York Situations Crossword Puzzle Editor Will Shortz and concluded with a different victory by 7-time winner Tyler Hinman. Hinman claimed a prize of $3,000.