| Sep 24, 2014
| 5:39 PM
John Toner got UConn into the Big East. He hired Jim Calhoun. He hired Geno Auriemma.
There. In 16 words, Connecticut can embrace the width and breadth of John Toner's contributions to the sports history of our state. They are, by any definition,...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 12:10 PM
UConn's return to Bridgeport will come against a neighborhood opponent, of sorts.
With the school announcing its site assignments for home games during the upcoming men's basketball season, the Huskies' game against Columbia, Dec. 22, was scheduled...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 4:19 PM
UConn, defending its fourth national championship, will get a head start on March Madness. The end of its 2014-15 regular season is filled with important American Athletic Conference matchups, including two showdowns each with Larry Brown and Southern...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 4:11 PM
HAMDEN – In seven seasons under coach Tom Moore, the Quinnipiac men's basketball team has never won fewer than 15 games. The Bobcats have had a winning conference record in each of those seasons and, in most of them, have come down the stretch...
| Sep 14, 2014
| 4:12 AM
The controversial highway billboards featuring the Husky mascot next to a Coors beer bottle caused a stir in Connecticut this past week, but they also placed UConn among a number of schools across the country that have associated with beer companies to...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 3:13 PM
WATERBURY — Rodney Purvis couldn't put on the UConn jersey and play in games last season, so he had to make each behind-the-scenes moment count.
Late at night, sometimes after midnight, he and Ryan Boatright would walk back to Gampel Pavilion, turn...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 4:49 PM
STORRS – Wherever he goes, the Cassell brand follows Sam Cassell Jr., a point guard like his father, who played the position for 16 seasons in NBA.
Now the younger Cassell is at UConn, where expectations are high for any player, and he welcomes it...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 5:05 PM
I have no answer. I'm going to ask the question, anyway.
If the forces that oppose the Rock Cats' move to Hartford in what has become a daily food fight are able to kill the $60 million stadium deal, will it enhance or diminish the chances of getting...
| Aug 16, 2014
| 2:50 PM
STORRS — The job was done. UConn's players had held up their end, enduring the grueling preseason workouts to build the stamina that allowed them to outlast every team in the country. And they did.
At the podium, after the Huskies had beaten...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 1:51 PM
As long as it is in the American Athletic Conference, the UConn men's basketball program will need to play a strong out-of-conference schedule.
This was clear in 2013-14 when the Huskies, despite a 24-7 regular season record, were a No. 7 seed in the...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 1:30 PM
AVON — Not many are invited to play golf with President Barack Obama. It's even less likely to get a rain check, like Ray Allen did.
"I had an opportunity over the winter to play with him because he came down to Miami," Allen said on Monday morning...