| Feb 8, 2014
While you are waiting to decide what you are going to be when you grow up, did you ever wonder what you might have been if you had been born at a different time?
I think about this sometimes when I watch "Downton Abbey."
What character from this drama...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 4:00 PM
It would be a lie to say that Kevin Dineen had this all planned as he sat there at Zetra Ice Stadium awaiting his next shift at the 1984 Winter Olympics in Sarajevo.
Playing alongside Canadians who later would have hockey ties to Hartford — Dave...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 8:41 PM
WACO, Texas — It's not easy to stand tall in Texas when one of your guards is 5-8 and the other is 5-7.
It's not easy to stand tall in Texas when the other school has the best guard in the country and is hunting for an official's whistle every...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 12:51 PM
WACO, Texas — For Geno Auriemma, it is an Odyssey worth taking. For Geno Auriemma, it is an Odyssey worth facing.
If Auriemma had insisted otherwise as we stood there Saturday in UConn's new favorite playpen, Webster Bank Arena in...
| Jan 1, 2014
| 5:55 PM
Here's the good, bad and the ugly about UCF women's basketball's 77-49 blowout loss to No. UConn.
The good? It was UConn. The No. 1 ranked, defending 2013 NCAA Division I women's basketball national champion.
The bad? UConn missed more makable...
| Dec 28, 2013
| 6:32 PM
Sean Barker was laid off from his first newspaper job on Christmas Eve in 1992.
Understandably disappointed, he figured that maybe it was time to pursue a new career. By chance, he ran into Bo Kolinsky at the then-Hartford Civic Center at a Fairfield-...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 8:33 PM
UNCASVILLE — This is a total face-lift, a total eclipse of the Sun. Yet before UConn fans and Sun fans go crazy about Connecticut's WNBA team trading away one of the greatest players in State U. history, a league MVP only two years ago, this much...
| Apr 13, 2014
| 7:43 PM
HARTFORD — As the UConn men's basketball coach, one who would later say he isn't going anywhere, stepped up to speak outside the State Capitol on Sunday, thousands of UConn fans began chanting, "Ol-lie! Ol-lie!" No lie, the earth rumbled and it...
| Dec 28, 2013
| 4:56 PM
BRIDGEPORT — Sometimes you've got to knock on a few doors to see who's home. Sometimes you've got to kick a few tires to see who wants to buy and who wants to sell.
Sometimes you've just got to mix it up and see what happens.
| Dec 21, 2013
| 4:19 PM
STORRS — The biggest name in women's college sports stopped in mid-sentence and said, "I'm going to look like a jerk no matter what in this. Do me a favor and don't make me look like too big of a jerk."
Geno Auriemma rarely comes with a filter,...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 9:20 PM
STORRS — Her right elbow hit the court so hard and she screamed so loud that it sent chills up the UConn bench, down the Stanford bench and all the way to the top rows of Gampel Pavilion.
"Help me!" Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis screamed. "Help me!"