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  • Preview: Brigham Young at Connecticut

    New Connecticut coach Bob Diaco won't have to look very far for inspiration when he makes his coaching debut at home on Friday against Brigham Young. Diaco – a former linebacker at Iowa in the mid-1990s – takes over a program coming off...
  • Recap: Tulsa 38, Tulane 31 (OT)

    SportsDirect Inc. Recap: Tulsa 38, Tulane 31 (OT) Tulsa 38, Tulane 31 (2OT): Dane Evans threw for 438 yards and four touchdowns - including the game-winner in the second overtime - as the host Golden Hurricane erased the Green Wave's early 14-point lead...
  • Tour of infamous Irish prison gives UCF players perspective ahead of Penn State game

    Tour of infamous Irish prison gives UCF players perspective ahead of Penn State game
    DUBLIN — Deion Green solemnly shook his head when the tour guide described the atrocities that transpired at Kilmainham Gaol — a historically infamous Irish prison that has been turned into a museum in the heart of Dublin. This is the...
  • Preview: Southern Methodist at Baylor

    SportsDirect Inc. Preview: Southern Methodist at Baylor Tenth-ranked Baylor feels like it still has something to prove when it opens its new $266 million on-campus McLane Stadium on Sunday against visiting Southern Methodist. The reigning Big 12...
  • UConn Women Will Open AAC Schedule At Home Vs. SMU

    The UConn women will open their second season in the American Athletic Conference at home against SMU on Dec. 27 and end the season at South Florida on March 2. The AAC announced its conference schedule Thursday and the Huskies, who won both the...
  • UConn Men's Basketball: Conference Schedule Starts At Home Vs. Temple Dec. 31

    UConn, defending its fourth national championship, will get a head start on March Madness. The end of its 2014-15 regular season is filled with important American Athletic Conference matchups, including two showdowns each with Larry Brown and Southern...
  • Attention-Grabbers: Accolades Being Thrown Receivers' Direction

    Attention-Grabbers: Accolades Being Thrown Receivers' Direction
    The American Athletic Conference has its share of talented quarterbacks, but it's the receivers who could put the league on the map. Eight AAC receivers are on the watch list for the Fred Biletnikoff Award, which goes to the nation's best wide receiver....
  • UConn's Geremy Davis Among AAC's Top Pass-Catchers

    The Fred Biletnikoff Award goes to the best wide receiver in college football. No conference has more players on the watch list than the American Athletic Conference with eight: Geremy Davis, UConn, Sr. Deontay Greenberry, Houston, Jr. Rannell Hall,...
  • It Was Ugly (3-9): A Lost Season From The Start

    Looking Back At 2013: It Was Ugly (3-9) A Lost Season From The Start By COLIN MCDONOUGH cmcdonough@courant.com There weren't a lot of highlights for UConn last year, and fan interest seemed to dim as the season wore on. A recap of good and bad from...
  • Wishful Thinking?: BCS Is Gone, But The New System Brings Its Own Question Marks

    After years of clamoring for change, college football fans got their wish: 2014 will mark the first year of the College Football Playoff, which will officially supplant the Bowl Championship Series as the ultimate determinant of the nation's best team....
  • A Look At UConn's Schedule: Huskies Face Five Teams For First Time

    A Look At UConn's Schedule: Huskies Face Five Teams For First Time
    Brigham Young At UConn, Aug. 29, 7 p.m., Rentschler Field 2013 record: 8-5 Coach: Bronco Mendenhall Last meeting: First meeting Players to watch: QB Taysom Hill, RB Jamaal Williams, WR Mitch Mathews, DL Travis Tuiloma, DL Remington Peck, LB Alani...