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  • UConn's Henefeld Holds Tight To Dream Season Of 25 Years Ago

    UConn's Henefeld Holds Tight To Dream Season Of 25 Years Ago
    To celebrate the silver anniversary of the UConn men's 1989-90 Dream Season, The Courant will be looking at players and coaches who helped make that team special. Stories will appear periodically throughout the season. ¶ The Dream Season did not have a...
  • Catching Up With ... Roger Shoals, ex-Maryland and NFL tackle

    Catching Up With ... Roger Shoals, ex-Maryland and NFL tackle
    As an offensive tackle for Maryland's football team, Roger Shoals gouged out holes wide enough to drive a Cadillac through. Now, the former Terp star sells the cars. "Retire? I like working," said Shoals, 76, part-owner of a Cadillac-Buick dealership in...
  • Some leftover quotes from story on Maryland AD Kevin Anderson

    I wrote a story on Maryland athletic director Kevin Anderson for Thursday’s paper. Here are some leftover quotes from my interviews with Anderson, former Terps men's basketball coach Gary Williams and former Maryland star football player Shawne...
  • With football, hoops playing well, Maryland AD Kevin Anderson sees 'some exciting days to come'

    With football, hoops playing well, Maryland AD Kevin Anderson sees 'some exciting days to come'
    Kevin Anderson was standing by watching as Maryland football coach Randy Edsall conducted an interview following the Terps' second win in their history over Penn State on Nov. 1 at Beaver Stadium. When a reporter went up to Anderson to shake his hand...
  • College bowl calendar takes a timeout in already surprising season

    College bowl calendar takes a timeout in already surprising season
    Christmas Day marks the deep-breath pause on this year's sprawling 39-game bowl calendar, the rest stop between the New Mexico Bowl and better tomorrows. Monday's inaugural Miami Beach Bowl, which sprang spectacularly out of nowhere during daytime...
  • Virginia Tech's Ken Ekanem and Dadi Nicolas develop into formidable end duo

     Virginia Tech's Ken Ekanem and Dadi Nicolas develop into formidable end duo
    As far as on-field awakenings are concerned, Virginia Tech defensive ends Ken Ekanem and Dadi Nicolas have both come a long way in their first seasons as full-time starters. Coming into Saturday's game against Cincinnati (9-3) in the Military Bowl,...
  • Ex-Terps star Walt Williams talks about Dez Wells' return from injury

    Ex-Terps star Walt Williams talks about Dez Wells' return from injury
    Nearly a quarter-century ago, Maryland basketball star Walt Williams was in a similar situation that the team’s current stat, Dez Wells, has faced this season. In 1990-91, Williams missed more than a month of his junior year with a broken leg....
  • UConn Women's Insider: ESPN Schedule Guru's Goal To Restart Huskies-Tennessee

    UConn Women's Insider: ESPN Schedule Guru's Goal To Restart Huskies-Tennessee
    As UConn prepares to begin conference play Saturday, reality is about to set in. Last season UConn won its 18 games against American Athletic Conference opponents by average of 37.5 points. Competition is the reason scheduling non-conference powerhouses...
  • Sports TV and radio: Saturday's 12/27 log (updated Wednesday PM)

    8:30 a.m.    Highlights: North Carolina basketball, then Duke at 9.--MASN 9 a.m.    Talk: Sports Highlights (d.; on Cox cable channel 47 and Verizon FiOs 17 in Newport News and nnpstv.com).--NNPS 10 a.m.    Football: Sept. 2014: Hampton vs. Phoebus.--...
  • Clemson sees opportunity for growth in Russell Athletic Bowl

    Clemson sees opportunity for growth in Russell Athletic Bowl
    Dabo Swinney sees games like the Russell Athletic Bowl as key component to continuing the growth of Clemson football. While some see just another postseason bowl game, the Tigers coach sees it as an opportunity for not only the 42 seniors on the team to...
  • Like father, like son: Wisconsin's Ed Nuttycombe joins Charlie in U.S. track Hall of Fame

    Like father, like son: Wisconsin's Ed Nuttycombe joins Charlie in U.S. track Hall of Fame
    Nine years ago, Charlie Nuttycombe was inducted into the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association Hall of Fame. He could have chosen anyone to present him, but his son, Ed, was his easy pick. Ed reminded his father that he had coached...