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Jim Calhoun

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  • Money Needed To Finish Center Could Use Some NBA Bling

    Money Needed To Finish Center Could Use Some NBA Bling
    STORRS — The $40 million Werth Family UConn Basketball Champions Center, christened on a Friday when dual national championships would be celebrated across the street, is beautiful. Beyond beautiful, really, borderline spectacular compared to what...
  • Basketball Center Named For Peter Werth Of Woodbridge

    Basketball Center Named For Peter Werth Of Woodbridge
    STORRS — Inside the freshly minted building, walls are bare, boxes are unpacked and desks are untouched as the UConn basketball programs transition into their spacious new practice facility. But one order of business was completed Friday. The...
  • UConn Men: Ollie Preaches Chemistry, Which Worked Last Season

    WALLINGFORD — There will be one more chance to celebrate the national championship, at First Night on Friday, but the process of moving forward is well underway for the UConn men. "Our guys have been doing an amazing job of going forward," coach...
  • On The Fly: Mighty Mississippi? Both Football Teams On Roll

    Seems so strange looking at Mississippi State No. 1 and Mississippi No. 3 in the college football polls. Both are 6-0. Around here, when we think of Mississippi State, what might come to mind is basketball. In 1996, the UConn men were seeded No. 1 and...
  • Kevin Ollie: Huskies Will 'Contest On Defense, Punch On Offense'

    WALLINGFORD - Kevin Ollie met reporters for about 10 minutes before he and Geno Auriemma began their question-and-answer session with UConn alumni and other members of the audience of about 450 on Tuesday night at the Oakdale. Here are highlights...
  • UConn Soccer Getting $8M Gift; Hoop Facility Next In Line

    UConn Soccer Getting $8M Gift; Hoop Facility Next In Line
    Tony Rizza, a former UConn soccer player and a highly successful investment manager, has made the largest gift ever to UConn athletics. The $8 million gift, targeted for a new soccer stadium is scheduled to be announced Monday at a campus press...
  • On The Fly: Yogi Berra Museum Robbed

    On The Fly: Yogi Berra Museum Robbed
    This is heartbreaking: Authorities are investigating a burglary sometime Wednesday at a museum honoring Yogi Berra at Montclair State University in New Jersey. According to reports, what's missing are considered "priceless" artifacts of his life and...
  • On the Fly: Another Good Weekend For The Mannings

    A big weekend for the Mannings. A day after his alma mater, Ole Miss, pulled its stunning upset over Alabama, Eli Manning led the Giants over the .500 mark. May not sound like much, but the Giants haven't been there in a while. Manning threw for 200 yards...
  • Calhoun Preparing For New Role As TV Basketball Analyst

    Calhoun Preparing For New Role As TV Basketball Analyst
    FARMINGTON – Jim Calhoun is about to begin a new basketball season in a new role. As college basketball analyst at ESPN, he will be offering opinions, and analysis of other coaches, which can be tricky territory for a former member of that...
  • Work Begins For Defending Champion Huskies

    STORRS - For the defending national champs, the work begins in earnest. The UConn men's basketball team practiced full bore for the first time on Saturday morning. Kevin Ollie's first practices, like Jim Calhoun's before him, are known for being...
  • Ollie Aims To Get Huskies In Fast-Break Shape

     Ollie Aims To Get Huskies In Fast-Break Shape
    STORRS — The Huskies spent much of their first practice running, and the rest of it wrestling for rebounds. It was a grueling 31/2 hours, but there was, as always, a purpose. "We want to be a better fast-breaking team than we were last year,"...