| Oct 5, 2014
| 4:30 PM
STORRS — Courant sports columnist Jeff Jacobs has always done his best to talk the 'talk.' On Sunday, it was his turn to walk the walk — all 26 miles of it.
Nearly seven months after he promised readers he would walk from Hartford to...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 8:47 AM
While the men’s basketball team prepares to officially kick off practice Saturday, the UConn women’s basketball team, two-time defending national champion and winners of 46 straight, will wait until Oct. 15 to begin.
Coach Geno Auriemma...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 8:37 PM
While the men's basketball team officially kicks off practice Saturday, the UConn women's team, two-time defending national champion and a winner of 46 straight, will wait until Oct. 15.
Coach Geno Auriemma has been away since the middle of September...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 8:15 PM
ARLINGTON, Texas -- On the grandest stage of all, the Connecticut men's basketball team grabbed the spotlight and sent an emphatic message to the rest of the country.
The program left for dead in the wake of conference realignment isn't just alive, it's...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 7:33 AM
ARLINGTON, Texas – Among Kevin Ollie's many notable phrases is "believing in the dark." He expects his players to believe, even when they can't see.
When he took them to the site of the Final Four in January, he expected them to believe. When he...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 5:08 PM
In any listing of important figures in Connecticut sports history, John Toner should hold a high place. Three decisions that elevated UConn from a competitive New England school to a national powerhouse were all Toner's, made during his time as athletic...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 5:49 PM
During his 40 years of college coaching, Jim Calhoun lived in the moment with an eye on the future.
But a year into retirement, Calhoun is more comfortable recounting the past. A new documentary on the life of the former UConn men's basketball coach...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 9:16 AM
Oct. 1 will be a busy day for Kevin Ollie and the Huskies, as they begin the quest to repeat as national champions.
Ollie will be appearing as the Middlesex County Chamber of Commerce monthly breakfast, an event frequented by UConn coaches for many years....
| Sep 30, 2014
| 5:23 PM
Husky Fun Run Wednesday
Hang on, Huskies fans. The wait is just about over. The long process of molding a men's basketball team, of shaping a season, has been ongoing, but it becomes more public Wednesday as players line up with other students for the...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 12:25 PM
Hang on, Huskies fans. The wait is just about over. The long process of molding a men's basketball team, of shaping a season, has been ongoing, but it becomes more public Wednesday as players line up with other students for the Husky Run, the annual...
| Sep 20, 2014
| 3:54 PM
My Walk of Faith from the steps of the state Capitol to the steps of Gampel Pavilion, Hartford to Storrs, all 26 miles of redemption, will be Sunday, Oct. 5.
I thought about calling it the Jacobs Is A Moron Walk. Or the No Escalators Walk. Or The...