| Jun 26, 2014
| 8:55 PM
NEW YORK – The route didn’t go quite as anticipated, but Shabazz Napier ended up in Miami.
Napier became the 19th UConn player selected in the first round when the Charlotte Hornets selected him with the 24th pick. But as soon as the pick...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 9:15 AM
The Miami Heat apparently did something smart toward persuading LeBron James to return to the team.
They seemed to have acquired his favorite young player, UConn point guard Shabazz Napier, who was selected by the Charlotte Hornets at No. 24 then traded...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 3:45 PM
NEW YORK — If Shabazz Napier was antsy on draft night, so was Pat Riley. The Heat kept trying to work a trade to move up in the NBA draft and get Napier but could not find a willing partner.
Riley, the Heat's president, later used the word...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 6:24 PM
STORRS – What Shabazz Napier started at UConn, Jalen Adams will continue.
Adams, one of the top guard prospects in the Class of 2015, made an oral commitment to attend UConn on Monday morning.
"I was sold on the program," Adams said by phone...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 9:42 PM
NEW YORK — The last time Jonathan Quick played at Madison Square Garden he was with the Pee Wee Rangers. It was 16 years ago. He was 12.
On Monday night, in his first NHL appearance in Manhattan, the Connecticut kid was as big as the stage, as...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 7:56 AM
WASHINGTON – UConn basketball teams are becoming regular visitors at the White House.
But Stefanie Dolson always finds a way to make these photo ops more than routine. She did it last year by putting up bunny ears behind President Barack Obama....
| May 12, 2014
| 3:39 PM
There is yet another NBA team looking for a head coach. The Cleveland Cavaliers fired Mike Brown Monday.
This news could have an impact on the Kevin Ollie situation. It could, in fact, speed up his contract talks with UConn, which appear to be hung up...
| May 14, 2014
| 11:30 AM
NEW YORK – Kevin Ollie is still the coach at UConn and Wednesday he reaffirmed that he does not expect that to change.
"I love this university," Ollie said at the New York Athletic Club, where he was to receive the Winged Foot Award Wednesday...
| May 15, 2014
| 3:31 PM
CHICAGO — DeAndre Daniels hopes to follow Kevin Ollie's advice and "separate himself" from the crowd of players available in the NBA draft.
"He always preaches doing the small things," Daniels told the Chicago Tribune on Thursday after a day of...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 12:50 PM
The NCAA has come to the plate when it comes to its latest legislation – and that plate is full of delicious buttery pancakes.
The Legislative Council approved a measure Tuesday that allows Division I athletes to receive unlimited meals and...
| May 10, 2014
| 6:48 AM
STORRS — Astronaut and UConn alum Rick Mastracchio is making news for delivering Saturday's graduation address to the UConn school of engineering from the International Space Station.
But let's be honest. If Shabazz Napier space-bombed the video,...