| Mar 6, 2013
| 5:04 PM
The sign on I-74 jumped out of the darkness at a lonely Connecticut traveler Saturday night only hours after UConn had lost in Cincinnati, 40 miles to the southeast.
Exit 156. Milan.
So many folks put together "bucket lists" that demonstrate how...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 2:05 PM
Danica Patrick recorded a great moment for women in sports when she became the first woman in NASCAR history to win the Daytona 500 pole Sunday.
Equally important to mention here is that Patrick's winning speed (196.434 mph) is the fastest at Daytona...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 4:06 PM
It would make for a delicious metaphor to assert that Kelly Faris plays as if there is no scorebook.
Only it wouldn't be a metaphor.
"Points, that's one thing I never did emphasize very much," Bob Faris said. "There was never even a book kept on our...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 10:39 AM
Say what you will about Jesse Jackson Jr., but I'll tell you this. He's the guy you want waiting across the street in the car for your tag sale to begin. I mean, the man will buy anything.
The former Illinois congressman pleaded guilty last week to using...
| Jun 22, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Aaron Hernandez once said that rejecting UConn to play football for the University of Florida was the best decision he ever made — in part because it allowed him to get away from his hometown of Bristol.
While Hernandez might have tried to flee...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 8:05 PM
— It was summer camp 1982 and Norm Myers was walking back from the old UConn football facilities to McMahon Residence Hall. Peggy Walsh, who still holds the UConn women's basketball record for most rebounds in a game, was moving in for her...
| Jan 9, 2013
There was a Boat Show, but he swears that on the play of the night there was no showboat.
Nearly nine minutes into the second half of UConn's 99-78 Big East rout of DePaul Tuesday night, R.J. Evans stole the ball from Durrell McDonald. He fed it ahead to...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 8:29 AM
WASHINGTON — Over the past two decades the UConn women have lost just 51 times. It was 50 before Notre Dame beat it to knock the Huskies from the top of the polls last week. You might remember that one.
Those 51 defeats have been caused by a...
| Jan 3, 2013
The officials blew it at the start of overtime. They met and discussed it. They still got it wrong. Afterward, they admitted it. No argument.
The real argument after Kevin Ollie's Big East coaching opener is whether UConn had blown the game at the end...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 5:25 PM
Thoughts and some juicy Connecticut building speculation while we await the American Athletic Conference to announce its move of the annual UConn women's basketball tournament from the XL Center to the Mohegan Sun.
There is a great reason to change...
| Apr 21, 2013
| 7:08 AM
Boo Williams was disappointed, but not discouraged after a long day ended with his elite girls’ 16-and-under AAU basketball team eliminated from the weekend’s Nike Invitational that bears his name.
Boo’s girls fell to a smart,...