| Aug 26, 2009
Jasper Howard is a talker. He talks to his mom in Florida twice a day. He talks to the wide receivers in drills, oh, twice a minute.
He'll jump up from a set of post-practice push-ups to talk about the tattoos across his midsection dedicated to his...
| Mar 12, 2009
Perennial and pointless. Intriguing and infuriating. Comical and confusing.
So goes this college basketball season's jousting over conference supremacy.
ACC or Big East? Carolina or Connecticut? Hansbrough or Harangody?
We stage this debate each...
| Jan 3, 2010
Andre Dixon took us into his locker room. Randy Edsall took us into his heart.
It was quite a tour.
UConn saved its most complete performance for last. The Huskies ended the longest football season known to man Saturday by picking up the yoke a final...
| Nov 17, 2009
Not long ago I got into it with the YouTube investment wizard and U.S. Senate candidate Peter Schiff over college loans and the ever-increasing price of tuition.
The impish Schiff - who predicted the current economic collapse - hit me with a simple...
| Nov 19, 2010
News that Joe Schlosser, aka longtime radio bad boy Sebastian, was arrested this week on sports gambling charges came with all the shock of the sun rising in the East.
The odds had to be no longer than even money.
Heck, if you wanted to play a word...
| Nov 22, 2010
| 9:24 PM
At most high school football practices, there will be a person off to the side, by himself, kicking a couple of balls around and chasing them down. He's anonymous.
He may join the squad at the end of practice for sprints. He'll be in the huddle for the...
| Nov 29, 2010
| 2:56 PM
Virginia Tech's possible bowl opponents include both schools embroiled in the Cam Newton mess, a traditional and occasionally loathed rival, the presumptive No. 1 pick of April's NFL draft and Frank Beamer's son.
The Hokies' postseason destination is...
| Apr 13, 2011
STORRS — Jim Calhoun was using Charlie Villanueva as a comparison, but the truth is the UConn coach could have inserted the names of hundreds of college basketball players. The difference with Kemba Walker, Calhoun insisted, is he didn't have to...
| Dec 22, 2010
Tina Charles flew in from Russia. Kemba Walker, Randy Edsall, Richard Blumenthal — the who's who of Connecticut — descended from all parts Nutmeg. In the middle of Geno Auriemma's postgame press conference on this historic night, even the...
| Feb 16, 2011
If it weren't for Lillian Kandel at St. Francis Hospital, the University of Connecticut wouldn't have the $50 million it needed for a sports complex, and the St. Francis Hospital Foundation wouldn't have its president. In fact, who knows what Paul...
| Jan 9, 2012
Emmaus High graduate Joe Williams has been one of the fastest athletes on the local stage in recent years.
But Williams, who rushed for nearly 1,300 yards in the 2010 season and set several school records with one memorable playoff performance against...