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  • John Toner, AD Who Brought Big East, Calhoun, Geno To UConn, Dead At 91

    John Toner, AD Who Brought Big East, Calhoun, Geno To UConn, Dead At 91
    In any listing of important figures in Connecticut sports history, John Toner should hold a high place. Three decisions that elevated UConn from a competitive New England school to a national powerhouse were all Toner's, made during his time as athletic...
  • Despite Measly Resources, Toner Built Powerful UConn Empire

    Despite Measly Resources, Toner Built Powerful UConn Empire
    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,...
  • On The Fly: Peterson Will Sit

     On The Fly: Peterson Will Sit
    The Minnesota Vikings did an about-face — or is it about saving face? — by sitting Adrian Peterson until everything is settled concerning his indictment on one count of reckless or negligent injury to a child. Deactivated Sunday for the game...
  • Despite Success, Tom Moore Craving First Title At Quinnipiac

    Despite Success, Tom Moore Craving First Title At Quinnipiac
    HAMDEN – In seven seasons under coach Tom Moore, the Quinnipiac men's basketball team has never won fewer than 15 games. The Bobcats have had a winning conference record in each of those seasons and, in most of them, have come down the stretch...
  • ShopRite Stores In Canton, West Hartford To Help Food Pantries

    CANTON — The local ShopRite supermarket will run a special event on Tuesday to help raise money for area food pantries and as part of that local officials will be bagging customers' groceries. This is the fourth year the ShopRite in town has...
  • 'Born To Lead: Jim Calhoun,' A New Documentary Film, Coming To Bushnell Oct. 2, and TV

    'Born To Lead: Jim Calhoun,' A New Documentary Film, Coming To Bushnell Oct. 2, and TV
    Born To Lead, a documentary film on the life of Jim Calhoun, is coming to TV. First, it’s coming to the Bushnell. Tickets are available for a screening of the film at the Maxwell and Ruth Belding Theater at the Bushnell, on Oct. 2 at 7:30 p.m....
  • Doron Sheffer, Former Kevin Ollie Teammate, Back In State

    Doron Sheffer, Former Kevin Ollie Teammate, Back In State
    GREENWICH — The children sat on the grass, counted down from 100, and then sang songs to await his arrival. When the tall, very thin man appeared in loose-fitting, spartan clothing, he quickly got their attention. Doron Sheffer, one of the great...
  • Jim Calhoun Joining ESPN's College Hoop Team

    Jim Calhoun Joining ESPN's College Hoop Team
    Jim Calhoun will be joining ESPN's college basketball broadcast team. Calhoun, who retired as UConn coach in September 2012 after 26 seasons and three national championships, will do most of his work in Bristol, ESPN's home base, providing studio...
  • Ray Allen Gets Huskies Started; First Night Oct. 17 ... A few UConn Notes

    A few nuts and bolts as the Huskies complete their first week of classes.... The championship defense reached another check point on Sunday night, when players gathered on the eve of the first day of classes. This was always one of Jim Calhoun’...
  • At Pro-Am, Drummond Reflects On Paul George, Calhoun, UConn

     At Pro-Am, Drummond Reflects On Paul George, Calhoun, UConn
    WATERBURY – Andre Drummond was shaken up, and he was not alone. He saw Paul George go down with a broken right leg, and it was frightening. "Seeing one of my good friends in the league go down," Drummond said. "I'm still trying to get over it....
  • At Pro-Am, Drummond Reflects On Paul George, Calhoun, UConn

    WATERBURY — Andre Drummond was shaken up, and he was not alone. He saw Paul George go down with a broken right leg, and it was frightening. "Seeing one of my good friends in the league go down," Drummond said. "I'm still trying to get over it....