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Jim Calhoun

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  • Guard Terrence Samuel Is Second UConn Player To Transfer

    Guard Terrence Samuel Is Second UConn Player To Transfer
    With the remaking of UConn's roster in progress, guard Terrence Samuel has decided to move on. Samuel, who played a key role as a freshman in the Huskies' 2014 championship, asked for his transfer and the school granted his release, UConn announced...
  • Regional Digest: Connecticut Sun Waive Danielle McCray

    Sun Waive McCray The reshaping of the Connecticut Sun took an anticipated turn Wednesday when they waived veteran Danielle McCray, who tore her right anterior cruciate ligament while playing in Israel recently. "My heart breaks for Danielle," Sun...
  • 'Born to Lead: Jim Calhoun' In Ridgefield

    'Born to Lead: Jim Calhoun' In Ridgefield
    A documentary about the career of former University of Connecticut men’s basketball coach Jim Calhoun will be shown on Sunday, May 3, at 7 p.m. at Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Road. The screening of “Born to Lead: Jim Calhoun”...
  • Taking Ollie At His Word — Why Wouldn't We?

    Taking Ollie At His Word — Why Wouldn't We?
    He can't turn around and take the Oklahoma City Thunder job now without coming off as disingenuous, devious and deceitful. Kevin Ollie hasn't been known as that kind of man. He wouldn't take the escalator to skip the staircase of honesty. "As I've said...
  • Thunder Job Is Open, But Ollie Says He's Proud To Be At UConn

    Thunder Job Is Open, But Ollie Says He's Proud To Be At UConn
    Interest from the NBA might be flattering, but it does not help a college coach on the recruiting trail this time of year. UConn's Kevin Ollie tried to get out in front of all the rumors Wednesday morning, but when the Oklahoma City Thunder fired coach...
  • Kevin Ollie says he has no plans to leave Connecticut

    Kevin Ollie says he has no plans to leave Connecticut
    Connecticut Coach Kevin Ollie says he's staying put. Two days after a report linked him as a candidate to take over a potential Oklahoma City Thunder coaching vacancy, Ollie issued a statement Wednesday saying he has no plans to leave Connecticut....
  • Kevin Ollie reportedly a candidate to replace Thunder's Scott Brooks

    Kevin Ollie reportedly a candidate to replace Thunder's Scott Brooks
    Scott Brooks' tenure as Oklahoma City Thunder coach could be on shaky ground, and it appears there's a possible successor waiting in the wings. According to SportsNet New York, Connecticut Coach Kevin Ollie is considered a "serious" candidate for the...
  • UConn Men's Insider: Ollie-To-NBA Rumors Renewed With OKC

    UConn Men's Insider: Ollie-To-NBA Rumors Renewed With OKC
    It's that time of year again. Basketball coaches are changing addresses, especially in the NBA, now that teams have been eliminated from the playoffs. In Connecticut, that means Kevin Ollie's name will come up. It's bound to happen every year, so get...
  • Book Events: Avon Comic Convention; Spoken Word At MCC

    Book Events: Avon Comic Convention; Spoken Word At MCC
    AvonCon, a Comic Convention presented by Avon Library, will offer free workshops and talks for kids and adults about many aspects of comic books and graphic novels at the library, 281 Country Club Road, Avon on Saturday, April 18, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m....
  • Duke's fifth title shows Krzyzewski's ability to adapt

    Duke's fifth title shows Krzyzewski's ability to adapt
    As ESPN's crack and ubiquitous research staff rapidly unearthed Monday night — or was it Tuesday morning? — Duke's national-championship conquest of Wisconsin included record contributions from freshmen. Tyus Jones, Grayson Allen, Justise...
  • Former UConn Assistant Dave Leitao Returning As Head Coach At DePaul

    Former UConn Assistant Dave Leitao Returning As Head Coach At DePaul
    Dave Leitao, the former UConn assistant who spent more than 15 years coaching alongside Jim Calhoun, is returning as head coach of the DePaul men's basketball team, a job he held for three years in the mid 2000s. The Chicago Tribune reports that...