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Look Who's Coming Back: Dan Hurley Spurns Lucrative LA Lakers' Offer To Stay With UConn Look Who's Coming Back: Dan Hurley Spurns Lucrative LA Lakers' Offer To Stay With UConn
Look Who's Coming Back: Dan Hurley Spurns Lucrative LA Lakers' Offer To Stay With UConn UConn men's basketball coach Dan Hurley has turned down a jaw-dropping offer from the Los Angeles Lakers and will stay to pursue a third straight national title, according to multiple news reports. Related: UConn's Dan Hurley Could Be LA Lakers' Next Coach The Lakers had dangled a $70 million offer in front of the 51-year-old Hurley, which sent him to Los Angeles last week to meet with team brass, news sources reported. The offer would have made Hurley one of the NBA's highest-paid coaches, said Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN on X.  It would have also allowed him to work with the …
UConn's Dan Hurley Could Be LA Lakers' Next Coach, Report Says UConn's Dan Hurley Could Be LA Lakers' Next Coach, Report Says
UConn's Dan Hurley Could Be LA Lakers' Next Coach, Report Says After two back-to-back NCAA championships, the Los Angeles Lakers are reportedly wooing UConn's Dan Hurley to be their next head coach. Click here for a new, updated story: Dan Hurley Spurns Lucrative LA Lakers' Offer To Stay With UConn  According to a report by ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, the franchise is working on a "massive," long-term contract to bring the famous Hurley, age 51, to the Lakers. Wojnarowski reported on Thursday, June 6, that the Lakers' front office had preliminary contact with Hurley and planned to escalate the discussions. Wojnarowski reported that the tea…
6 CT Billionaires Hit Forbes 400 Richest List, 5 Call Fairfield County Home 6 CT Billionaires Hit Forbes 400 Richest List, 5 Call Fairfield County Home
6 CT Billionaires Hit Forbes 400 Richest List, 5 Call Fairfield County Home As Forbes released its 2023 World's Richest 400 People, a look at the numbers shows that even the billionaires of the world are feeling the pinch of falling stocks and rising interest rates. The same goes for Connecticut where six billionaires made the list, including one who fell off last year's list only to return this year when another, Stephen Mandel Jr. of Greenwich, didn't meet the required cutoff of $2.9 billion in money.  So who are the richest in the state that can rub elbows with the high and mighty? This year's six include top-ranked from the richest in America:  No. …
Brand-New Forbes Rankings Reveal Richest CT Residents Brand-New Forbes Rankings Reveal Richest CT Residents
Brand-New Forbes Rankings Reveal Richest CT Residents The old saying the rich get richer isn't true this year according to Forbes which just came out with their top 400 wealthiest people in the country for 2022. As a group, the 400 are worth $4 trillion to $500 billion less than last year and for the first time since the Great Recession, the minimum net worth to make the list is down $200 million to $2.7 billion amid the market selloff. But of course, there are still plenty in Connecticut who made the list ranging from hedge fund owners to inherited wealth. So who are the richest people in Connecticut? Here are the top-ranked folks who made t…
COVID-19: Two Brooklyn Nets Games Postponed With 10 Players Placed In Safety Protocol COVID-19: Two Brooklyn Nets Games Postponed With 10 Players Placed In Safety Protocol
Covid-19: Two Brooklyn Nets Games Postponed With 10 Players Placed In Safety Protocol Kyrie Irving is now unofficially the least of the Brooklyn Nets’ COVID-19 concerns. With nearly a dozen players placed in the NBA’s COVID-19 health and safety protocols, the league announced that the Nets’ games on Sunday, Dec. 19 against the Denver Nuggets and Tuesday, Dec. 21 against the Washington Wizards were to be postponed. Related story - COVID-19: NFL, NBA, NHL Seeing Marquee Players Sidelined By Virus Currently, the Nets have 10 players in the league's health and safety protocols, including their “big three” stars Kevin Durant, James Harden, and Irving, who has declined to get v…
NBA Legend Kobe Bryant, Daughter Among Nine Killed In Helicopter Crash NBA Legend Kobe Bryant, Daughter Among Nine Killed In Helicopter Crash
NBA Legend Kobe Bryant, Daughter Among Nine Killed In Helicopter Crash This story has been updated. NBA legend and former Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant was among nine people, including his teenage daughter,  killed in a helicopter crash in southern California, authorities said. The crash happened just northwest of downtown Los Angeles at about 9:45 a.m. Pacific time on Sunday, Jan. 26. The private chopper burst into flames after crashing amid foggy conditions in the hills over Calabasas. The cause of the crash is under investigation.  Initial reports had listed the number of casualties as five. In an afternoon press conference, the Los Angeles…