| 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...
| 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,...
| Apr 19, 2009
When Tajama Abraham played AAU basketball for Boo Williams' program in the early 1990s, she had no idea if college coaches were watching her, largely because she couldn't identify or even name college coaches. She simply loved playing.
| 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...
| Jul 24, 2011
I am at the intersection of 8th Avenue and 33rd Street -- the intersection of glory and possibility -- in search of Gary McGhee's ankles. It has been four months now and still no sign.
Not a talocrural joint to be found anywhere.
After agonizing over...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 7:00 AM
EAST HARTFORD —If they played like this every game, they wouldn't be 0-3. If they played like this every game, Paul Pasqualoni wouldn't be 10-17 since taking over in 2011 and his job wouldn't be hanging by a thread or two.
If the Rentschler...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 2:57 PM
The University of Connecticut was placed in an ideal spot for its original 19th-century purpose, an agricultural school. But as it evolved into a multi-faceted research university, the location became something of a challenge. There wasn't much decent...
| May 3, 2013
| 4:26 PM
Last month UConn adopted a tough new vulpine husky logo that, according to coach Geno Auriemma, is a "streamlined fighting dog" that says "Don't mess with me."
That's just great, but when it comes to defending a courageous, thoughtful student taking a...
| 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...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 6:03 AM
Speculation about Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro’s future practically began before the swelling in his left ankle subsided.
Castro likely will miss the rest of the season after suffering a high ankle sprain Tuesday...
| Apr 6, 2010
There is no doubt Mike Krzyzewski is one of the top 10 greatest college basketball coaches of all-time. But if he is leap frogged into the No. 2 spot, is that a direct slap in the face of women's basketball?...