| Apr 28, 2015
| 6:07 AM
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”...
| Apr 22, 2015
| 6:33 PM
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...
| Apr 22, 2015
| 5:22 PM
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...
| Apr 22, 2015
| 7:16 AM
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....
| Apr 21, 2015
| 9:28 AM
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...
| Apr 16, 2015
| 2:19 PM
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...
| Apr 10, 2015
| 1:44 PM
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....
| Apr 8, 2015
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...
| Mar 29, 2015
| 12:46 PM
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...
| Mar 28, 2015
YIFAT, Israel — Couples of all ages are enjoying Valentine's Day desserts and dinners when Uri Cohen-Mintz walks into a restaurant here and takes a seat by the window. He gazes at several patrons and then down at their plates, as if taking mental...
| Mar 26, 2015
| 5:24 PM
SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Using the Jeff Jacobs eyeball metric, a metric not nearly as scientific as FiveThirtyEight over at ESPN, Rick Pitino is the best game manager in college basketball.
Of course, when I wrote that three years ago, Jim Calhoun opened a...