| Oct 1, 2014
| 8:45 AM
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...
| Sep 21, 2014
| 4:08 AM
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."...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 10:52 AM
Editor's note: Each week, InsideMdSports.com provides this blog with a Maryland recruiting feature that previously appeared as premium content on its site.
This article has been updated to reflect the fact that Perry Dozier Jr., who was considering...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 4:49 PM
STORRS — When last season started, Kentan Facey wasn't sure if he'd be allowed to play for UConn. Then as the season progressed, he wondered when he might get the chance.
"That's definitely a dark place," Facey said before the Huskies played...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 4:27 PM
STORRS — Omar Calhoun didn't play in the Final Four, played only four minutes in the NCAA Tournament and didn't make a basket over the last two months of the season.
But in the moments following UConn's run to the national championship last April,...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 5:09 PM
Just a week after highly touted point guard Jalen Adams said he will join Kevin Ollie's program, another UConn recruit changed his mind.
Will Jackson, from Athens, Ga., decommitted from UConn and said Monday he will stay home and attend the University of...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 5:47 PM
BUFFALO, N.Y. — UConn and Villanova are no longer in the same conference, but they are not strangers. They know exactly what to expect from each other in the NCAA Tournament.
"We know it's going to be a grinding, Big East-style basketball game,"...
| Apr 26, 2014
| 4:39 PM
The "Hungry Huskies," as defined by Shabazz Napier, won their championship. Next season, there will be a new team, a new theme, a new trophy to pursue.
Will the 2014-15 UConn men's basketball team be better? Could they be even hungrier?
| Apr 23, 2014
| 7:06 AM
BOSTON – There were a lot of champions at Fenway Park on Tuesday. And if there is one thing one champion can appreciate, it's another.
"Attitude, man, attitude," said David Ortiz, the Red Sox's World Series MVP and legendary clutch performer....
| Apr 6, 2014
| 5:06 PM
ARLINGTON, Texas — Shabazz Napier has delivered his share of game-winning shots, so he can appreciate Kentucky freshman guard Aaron Harrison's recent run.
Harrison lifted his team to a victory over Wisconsin Saturday with a three-pointer with 5.7...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 4:58 PM
STORRS – Tyler Olander started the last national championship game in which UConn participated. He did it as a freshman in 2011.
Omar Calhoun, a highly rated recruit from New York, started the first 41 games of his career at UConn and averaged 10...