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  • Southington/Berlin Fairs, Taste Of The Nation, Calhoun Premiere All Part of CT Weekend

    Southington/Berlin Fairs, Taste Of The Nation, Calhoun Premiere All Part of CT Weekend
    The leaves are changing color and the temperatures dropping as autumn gets into full  swing in and around Hartford this weekend. He’s already a star but on Thursday, Oct. 2,  he becomes even bigger one. Former UConn men's basketballcoach Jim...
  • UConn Men's Basketball Takes Step Toward Season With Annual Husky Run

    UConn Men's Basketball Takes Step Toward Season With Annual Husky Run
    Hang on, Huskies fans. The wait is just about over. The long process of molding a men's basketball team, of shaping a season, has been ongoing, but it becomes more public Wednesday as players line up with other students for the Husky Run, the annual...
  • Kevin Ollie Sizes Up The 2014-15 Huskies, Player by Player

    CROMWELL – Kevin Ollie was exuberant when he walked into the ballroom at 7:40 a.m. on Wednesday, and he seemed to pick up energy and enthusiasm as the morning went. In his annual address to the Middlesex County Chamber of Commerce, Ollie used the...
  • On The Fly: State Has Lost Two Sports Legends In Toner, Detrick

    John Toner's 1955 and 1956 New Britain High football teams were unbeaten in state games. He said yes to UConn's moving from the Yankee Conference to the Big East. He hired Jim Calhoun and Geno Auriemma. He was influential in bringing women's sports...
  • Derek Jeter: For So Many, No. 2 Will Always Be No. 1

    Derek Jeter: For So Many, No. 2 Will Always Be No. 1
    NEW YORK — Ryan Tucker was a visitor at Yankee Stadium in June. He had just finished a long, arduous round of chemotherapy for treatment of a brain tumor and the prognosis was good as he was made an honorary Yankee during the team's "Hope Week."...
  • Jim Calhoun Documentary: The Reel Is Surreal

    Jim Calhoun Documentary: The Reel Is Surreal
    During his 40 years of college coaching, Jim Calhoun lived in the moment with an eye on the future. But a year into retirement, Calhoun is more comfortable recounting the past. A new documentary on the life of the former UConn men's basketball coach...
  • On The Fly: Scott Gray Is One Of A Kind

    In tribute to Scott Gray, who announced he is retiring after 34 years at WTIC-AM, we're going to do today's On The Fly in the style of his morning commentaries … Wait. Never mind. Bad idea. It would be impossible, because nobody could do a Scott...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...