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Jim Calhoun

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  • UConn After Calhoun; Will Ollie Get A Contract Extension?

    In the first two segments, Hartford Courant sports writer Dom Amore talks about UConn Men's Basketball team after the departure of Jim Calhoun. He also discusses the steps new Head Coach Kevin Ollie must take in order to get a contract extension. In the...
  • On The Fly: Jim Calhoun Has Fond Memories Of Rip Hamilton

    On The Fly: Jim Calhoun Has Fond Memories Of Rip Hamilton
    It's always good to hear from the Hall of Famer and former UConn basketball coach Jim Calhoun. On Tuesday, Calhoun reflected on one of his favorite people and players, Richard "Rip" Hamilton, who retired last week from the NBA after 14 seasons and was the...
  • A New Name, But Jim Calhoun's Ride And Walk Continues To Raise Funds For Important Research at UConn Health

    Jim Calhoun will be hosting a signature event, the “Jim Calhoun Ride and Walk for Lifesaving Research and Care in West Hartford in May 30. Calhoun has been running a bike ride and walk to raise money for charity for many years, but now the event...
  • On The Fly: Rip Hamilton Officially Retiring From NBA

    On The Fly: Rip Hamilton Officially Retiring From NBA
    R ichard Hamilton officially retired Thursday. Rip helped lead UConn to its first men's basketball national title in 1999 as the Huskies beat Duke, 77-74. He was the Final Four MVP and had a game-high 27 points in the title game. He was the Big East...
  • UConn Clobbered By Northeastern, 9-0

    BOSTON — With the indignity of one blowout road loss a very recent memory and the makings for another taking shape, UConn hockey coach Mike Cavanaugh called timeout midway through the first period of Friday night's game at Northeastern. The Huskies...
  • Dream Season: DePriest Was Defensive Catalyst 25 Years Ago

    Dream Season: DePriest Was Defensive Catalyst 25 Years Ago
    To celebrate the silver anniversary of the UConn men's 1989-90 Dream Season, The Courant will be looking at players and coaches who helped make that team special. Stories will appear periodically throughout the season. After UConn won the national...
  • Jim Calhoun Remembers Dean Smith: 'Father Figure'

    Jim Calhoun Remembers Dean Smith: 'Father Figure'
    As a young coach at Northeastern, Jim Calhoun was always looking for the best college basketball minds. In the early 1970s, he made a trip to Chapel Hill, N.C. "I had studied Dean Smith like crazy," Calhoun recalled, looking back on his career in 2012....
  • February is National Heart Month

    February is National Heart month, Why the need for focus on cardiovascular health? According to the U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention, "Cardiovascular disease (CVD)—including heart disease, stroke, and high blood pressure − is the...
  • Arch Of Triumphs: At 25, Gampel's Value To UConn Is Huge

    Arch Of Triumphs: At 25, Gampel's Value To UConn Is Huge
    STORRS – Long before the doors opened, Jim Calhoun liked what he saw. "I remember seeing the artist's renderings of it, and they had snow around it," Calhoun said. "I wanted UConn to have a special place, and it was. When you come up on it, on a...
  • Regional Community YMCA is on the way

    A gathering of approximately 200 officials, donors, friends and well-wishers assembled at the site of the Regional Community YMCA off Kennedy Drive in Putnam on Thursday, Jan. 22 for the official groundbreaking ceremony of the 46,000 square-foot facility....
  • 'In The Paint' Exhibit Celebrates UConn Basketball

    'In The Paint' Exhibit Celebrates UConn Basketball
    When is a basketball not a basketball? When it's a paintbrush. Two pieces in the new exhibit at the Benton Museum on the University of Connecticut's Storrs campus are huge abstract paintings. One was created by the UConn men's basketball team and the...