| 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...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 1:29 PM
UConn women's basketball coach Geno Auriemma, who coached New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez in AAU basketball, said he has not been in contact with Hernandez for a couple of years.
Massachusetts police continue to investigate what role,...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 2:34 PM
With Independence Day just behind us and Labor Day not far away, this is the heart of parade season. And not only does everyone love a parade, as the old song goes, there are parades varied enough for everyone to love. In Connecticut they range from the...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 1:15 PM
Winning the 2013 NCAA Division I Women's Basketball Championship brought the University of Connecticut players to the White House this past week. But it was their scholarship and dedication to community service, as much as their court skill, that captured...
| Mar 4, 2013
| 4:55 PM
Don’t let fans of the UConn women’s basketball team near a leprechaun this St. Patrick’s Day. The Fighting Irish of Notre Dame, cheered by their leprechaun mascot, keep finding a way to defeat the Huskies in agonizing fashion. Monday&...
| Nov 29, 2012
| 2:23 PM
Do we want to join a club that won't have us as a member?
Connecticut awoke Wednesday to the news that the University of Connecticut had been snubbed by the Atlantic Coast Conference. The ACC had an opening that UConn coveted and made a strong case for,...
| Nov 23, 2012
| 11:30 AM
The UConn women's basketball season got off to a controversial start earlier this year when Coach Geno Auriemma suggested they lower the rim in women's basketball.
Geno was looking for ways to make the college sport more popular outside Connecticut....
| Feb 2, 2013
| 1:46 PM
Even the strongest team constantly stands on a fragile fault line. All that separate it from falling into a sink hole are ill-timed acts of nature and an inspired opponent.
The No. 3 UConn women found that out again on Saturday when one foot suddenly...
| 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,...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 3:07 PM
We Connecticut sports fans thought there would never be another year quite like 2004, when the UConn men, UConn women, Red Sox and Patriots all won titles. But 2013 might be a contender. On Tuesday the UConn women won their eighth NCAA basketball title in...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 2:57 PM
The University of Connecticut was placed in an ideal spot for its original 19th-century purpose, an agricultural school. But as it evolved into a multi-faceted research university, the location became something of a challenge. There wasn't much decent...