| Jan 8, 2014
| 4:50 PM
Just spent 45 minutes with Don Patterson, newly named UConn associate head football coach. He'll also be responsible for the quarterbacks. It's fair to call him Bob Diaco's mentor. Patterson was on Hayden Fry's Iowa staff when Diaco played linebacker for the Hawkeyes. He also gave Diaco his first full-time position when he was head coach at Western Illinois in 1999.
| Jan 9, 2014
| 4:46 PM
STORRS — Life is about percentages. As one of the six men interviewed late in 1998 by Lew Perkins, Don Patterson had a 16.7 percent chance of replacing Skip Holtz for the head UConn coaching job. Diagnosed with Stage IV tonsillar cancer in 2008,...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 1:05 AM
Since last summer alcohol has ruled my life.
Every day it's been alcohol, alcohol, alcohol.
Booze, White Mule, John Barleycorn, whatever.
Today's no different.
As I write this, I have three bottles whose contents are mostly alcohol...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Q: Is there something you do for children before getting on an airplane to prevent ear pain?
A: Many people get ear pain when they travel by plane. This is from pressure building up behind the eardrum, a membrane between the outer ear (ear canal) and the...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) just released new guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of acute otitis media (AOM), which is 'doctor speak' for an ear infection.
An ear infection is one of the most common maladies of...