| Apr 29, 2015
| 8:52 AM
What follows is a list of the top 10 UConn football players drafted, in alphabetical order. Wondering about guys like Nick Giaquinto and Brian Kozlowski? They worked in the NFL, sure, but they weren't drafted. This history is not as rich and the names not...
| Apr 27, 2015
| 7:57 PM
Ravens general manager Ozzie Newsome stood next to Jimmy Smith at the team's training complex a week ago and broke into a wide smile moments after the cornerback signed a four-year, $48 million contract extension.
The deal secured the team's 2011 first-...
| Apr 25, 2015
| 4:34 PM
Aidan Conlon's work may not garner headlines, but it is worthy of them.
A 6-foot-3, 300-pound senior guard for the Northern Illinois University football team, Conlon has put together a remarkable iron man streak — albeit in the relative...
| Apr 23, 2015
| 7:00 AM
The Rose Bowl, after careful consideration, has decided against bidding for the 2020 College Football Playoff championship game.
A task force spend months studying the feasibility of hosting, but the Tournament of Roses executive board ultimately...
| Apr 23, 2015
| 7:11 AM
From The Courant Archives: Were UConn basketball coach Kevin Ollie to leave Storrs for the NBA he wouldn't be the first coach of a major Husky program to catch players and fans off guard. Here's a look back at how The Courant told the story when the...
| Apr 21, 2015
| 3:42 PM
It almost pains me to watch Tim Tebow try another comeback.
Because, chances are, he will fail again and further undercut a legacy that deserves better.
A low point came this week when Tebow was ripped by, of all people, a kicker.
| Apr 16, 2015
| 4:20 PM
This not a news flash, but rather a sleepy-day, off-season shot of daily affirmation.
Narrowly passing for "news" on Wednesday was reiteration that college football's regular season is superior to basketball's and at least two leaders prefer not to...
| Apr 14, 2015
| 2:48 PM
Thanks to the College Football Playoff, bowl games paid more than a half billion dollars to conferences and schools last season, the largest payout ever and an increase of almost $200 million from the final season of the Bowl Championship Series....
| Apr 14, 2015
| 9:25 AM
The post-Christmas tradition of college football bowl week probably won't be going away anytime soon.
According to an NCAA report that will be released Tuesday, bowl games paid more than half a billion dollars to universities and college football...
| Feb 1, 2015
| 11:05 PM
The ring was being fitted for his finger. The plaudits were being written for his resume. The skeptical football world had finally opened its arms and was prepared to embrace.
Then Pete Carroll was grabbed by ghosts.
The coach of the Seattle...
| Feb 25, 2015
| 1:03 PM
The opportunity to host college football's national championship game has attracted a lot of potential suitors.
The College Football Playoff is beginning a new bidding cycle, giving select cities a chance to bid for the 2018, 2019 and 2020 title games....