| Jun 20, 2014
| 6:29 PM
The Lakers worked out a handful of players again Friday morning, potential picks in next Thursday's NBA draft who may or may not be part of their future.
But one player they covet was on an operating table.
Kansas center Joel Embiid had surgery Friday...
| Jun 21, 2014
| 3:10 PM
The NBA draft is Thursday at 7 p.m. (ESPN) at the Barclays Center in New York.
Mock drafts have Kansas forward Andrew Wiggins, Duke forward Jabari Parker and Australian guard Dante Exum as locks to be picked in the top 5. However, Kentucky forward...
| 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...
| 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...
| May 16, 2014
| 4:03 PM
Much of the NBA draft is about upside and projection.
Accomplished, proven, four-year players like Shabazz Napier can fall by the wayside.
The heart and soul of UConn's national-championship team averaged 21.2 points in the NCAA Tournament, yet has more...
| May 22, 2014
| 4:48 PM
Kevin Ollie has maintained all along that his heart was at UConn. Now he has a new five-year contract to remain as coach of the Huskies.
"Thank you, God, for opening up so many doors, for me to be working in Storrs," Ollie tweeted just after 2 p.m....
| May 8, 2014
| 12:04 PM
UConn basketball guard Shabazz Napier is graduating this weekend, but he'll be helping people out around Storrs right to the end.
Napier will be appearing Friday night at the UConn Co-Op Book Store, at One Royal Circle in Storrs, to help raise money...
| May 8, 2014
| 4:49 PM
On a Thursday night at Radio City Music Hall when the eyes of American sports were on what's next for many of college's premier athletes, the truth is that the most sweeping and controversial matters involve what those athletes are leaving behind.
| 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,...
| 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...