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  • 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,"...
  • Calhoun Learns A Few Things Watching Documentary On His Life

    Calhoun Learns A Few Things Watching Documentary On His Life
    HARTFORD — Two years into his retirement, Jim Calhoun is in a good place to look back — and look ahead. On the day his new job with ESPN was officially announced, Calhoun sat in the front row of the Belding Theater at the Bushnell and...
  • Amida Brimah First UConn Player To Cross Husky Run Finish Line

    Amida Brimah First UConn Player To Cross Husky Run Finish Line
    STORRS - Amida Brimah is UConn's biggest player. In the Husky Run, he also proved to be the fastest. "That's probably the first time in history a big man has won," coach Kevin Ollie said after Brimah, the 7-foot, 230-pound sophomore finished first among...
  • 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...
  • 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...