| Nov 5, 2013
| 3:10 PM
HARTFORD — The solid point guard comes from the big city and the coach is more demanding of the player, thickening his skin, making him fight for minutes, making him more determined to get better.
Maybe you've heard this story before? It was...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 3:00 PM
STORRS – Call it the first "twist" in UConn's national title defense.
Moriah Jefferson's sophomore season had been off to a great start. If there is a connection between the bounce in a player's step and the excited pace of her dribble, it could be...
| Nov 3, 2013
| 1:26 PM
HARTFORD — The UConn men's basketball team has the size and it has the numbers, and it has options it didn't have last year. Now, it's a matter of finding the formula.
"We call that place 'the lab,'" coach Kevin Ollie said, referring to the gym....
| Nov 3, 2013
Tyler Jones is a Connecticut guy who grew up in East Hartford, played at Trinity College and gave Kevin Ollie his first set of golf clubs.
So when UConn beat Butler for the NCAA championship in April 2011, he went looking for news about the Huskies. But...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 3:41 PM
STORRS — Toward the end of last season, NBA scouts began showing up at UConn games to take notes on DeAndre Daniels.
And he gave them plenty to write down. After a quiet freshman year and an inconsistent start to his sophomore year at UConn,...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 5:39 PM
EAST HARTFORD — American Athletic Conference commissioner Mike Aresco dropped by Rentschler Field, looking for another way to measure the new league's quality in football.
"We don't have to be the Big Ten or the SEC, we never said we were," Aresco...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 8:50 AM
The music gods are certainly smiling on Hartford this week, as Pearl Jam (Oct. 25), Drake (Oct. 26) and Phish (Oct. 27) roll their huge, shiny buses up to the XL Center's load-in doors. Both Pearl Jam and Phish have been going strong for more than two...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 5:29 PM
I spent some time at Freitas Ice Forum on the UConn campus Tuesday, watching the Huskies wrap up one of their final preseason practices. UConn boards a plane Thursday morning – Bradley International direct to Minneapolis, then about an hour bus ride...
| Oct 16, 2013
Chad Christen didn't want to make excuses. Neither did T.J. Weist. So in the interest of objectivity it's probably best that the one who spoke out first about poor field conditions Saturday at Rentschler Field was the guy who won the game for South...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 4:49 PM
UNCASVILLE — Mohegan Sun will do a great job with the American Athletic Conference women's basketball tournament. Whether it's the WNBA All-Star Game or the CIAC state basketball tournament, Mohegan Sun always does a great job with events at its...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 8:55 AM
Comic, rapper and actor Katt Williams (pictured) was ready to hang up the towel at the end of last year. Williams publicly announced his retirement from the comedy scene, then had a change of heart. Now, he's back in action and ready to take Connecticut...