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Kevin Ollie

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  • Jacobs Keeps His Word And Walks It Off

    Jacobs Keeps His Word And Walks It Off
    STORRS — Courant sports columnist Jeff Jacobs has always done his best to talk the 'talk.' On Sunday, it was his turn to walk the walk — all 26 miles of it. Nearly seven months after he promised readers he would walk from Hartford to...
  • Say A Little Prayer For Me: Dorothy Ollie In Jacobs' Corner

    Say A Little Prayer For Me: Dorothy Ollie In Jacobs' Corner
    My Walk of Faith from the steps of the state Capitol to the steps of Gampel Pavilion, Hartford to Storrs, all 26 miles of redemption, will be Sunday, Oct. 5. I thought about calling it the Jacobs Is A Moron Walk. Or the No Escalators Walk. Or The...
  • Huskies Fight Through it; Notes and Quotes from UConn's First Practice

    STORRS – The first day of practice is history. The Huskies went at it for about 3 ½ hours. The first segment was in the old Guyer  gym. Why? Maybe Kevin Ollie liked the tough, spartan surroundings to get things started off. Lot of running,...
  • 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,"...
  • On The Fly: What Was Jeter's Party All About?

    So really, what did you expect Derek Jeter to do in retirement? Grocery shop? He may soon, if you believe the latest nugget TMZ Sports has uncovered. Jeter supposedly was or is hosting a secret shindig at a historic castle on Long Island this weekend....
  • 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...
  • The Husky Run: "Official Results"

    STORRS - Here are the official results of the Husky Run: Amida Brimah 20:22 Omar Calhoun 20:51 Kevin Ollie 21:25 Kentan Facey 21:48 Ryan Boatright 21:50 Terrence Samuel 22:12 Terrance Ditimi 23:07 Jason Pellum 23:11 Dan Guest 23:29 Daniel Hamilton 24:01...
  • 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...
  • UConn Announces First Night Details

    Both UConn's national championship basketball programs will tip-off the 2014-15 season with "First Night" on October 17 and admisssion is free to the public.  Gampel Pavilion will open at 5 p.m.  Fans will be able to meet this year's teams as they...
  • UConn Basketball First Night Details Out; Doors Open At 5 on Oct. 17

    UConn Basketball First Night Details Out; Doors Open At 5 on Oct. 17
    UConn has released details for First Night, as the men's and women's basketball teams celebrate their championships and begin the journey of a new season. First Night, at Gampel Pavilion, is Oct. 17, from 7-8:15 p.m., will again feature a "co-ed"...
  • 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...