| Aug 5, 2014
| 6:28 AM
GLASTONBURY – UConn, the reigning NCAA champion, will be a different team when the season begins in November. In some ways, that should be a good thing.
Amida Brimah, the 7-foot center, will have a year's experience and shoulder surgery behind...
| 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...
| May 14, 2014
| 11:30 AM
NEW YORK – Kevin Ollie is still the coach at UConn and Wednesday he reaffirmed that he does not expect that to change.
"I love this university," Ollie said at the New York Athletic Club, where he was to receive the Winged Foot Award Wednesday...
| May 10, 2014
| 6:48 AM
STORRS — Astronaut and UConn alum Rick Mastracchio is making news for delivering Saturday's graduation address to the UConn school of engineering from the International Space Station.
But let's be honest. If Shabazz Napier space-bombed the video,...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 10:47 AM
Coming off an All-America sophomore year, Bria Hartley was primed to take another step forward last season.
“Coming into training camp last September, I'd never seen anyone more ready than she looked,” UConn coach Geno Auriemma said.
| Nov 6, 2013
| 12:04 PM
UConn's rise to the pinnacle of women's basketball is assuredly the result of the chain reaction that began with the hiring of Geno Auriemma by then-athletic director John Toner nearly 30 years ago.
Auriemma's elixir has transformed UConn into a self-...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 3:26 PM
STORRS — It was a field trip, which for some students is perhaps a license to tune out, lay low.
Jason Irizarry took a group of UConn basketball players from his urban education class to one of the poorest districts in the United States, to the...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 4:36 PM
HARTFORD — Individual goals are not Shabazz Napier's thing, something he reminds interviewers again and again.
But there are individual achievements that are emblematic of team play, unselfish play, and those are the ones that do interest the...