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  • Despite Measly Resources, Toner Built Powerful UConn Empire

    Despite Measly Resources, Toner Built Powerful UConn Empire
    John Toner got UConn into the Big East. He hired Jim Calhoun. He hired Geno Auriemma. There. In 16 words, Connecticut can embrace the width and breadth of John Toner's contributions to the sports history of our state. They are, by any definition,...
  • Preview: Connecticut at South Florida

    Very little went right for South Florida in its first season under then-rookie coach Willie Taggart, with one of the few exceptions being how it played at the start of its conference schedule. The Bulls on Friday look to win their American Athletic...
  • Swimming all in the family for Palm coaches

    Swimming all in the family for Palm coaches
    – When the Palm Beach County Central Conference Swimming and Diving Invitational takes place on Friday at the Lake Lytal Park Family Aquatic Center, one family will definitely have a vested interest in the results. Gordon Andrews coaches Park...
  • Teel Time: Memories of Lane Stadium in its 50th season as Virginia Tech's football home

    Teel Time: Memories of Lane Stadium in its 50th season as Virginia Tech's football home
    Lane Stadium was a teenager when we first met. It was the fall of 1980, my senior year at James Madison, and as a fledgling scribe I accompanied the Dukes to Virginia Tech for the first football game between the I-81 neighbors. Bill Dooley’s...
  • South Florida 17, Connecticut 14

    South Florida 17, Connecticut 14: Marlon Mack and Rodney Adams scored first-quarter touchdowns as the host Bulls overcame a heavy rainstorm to defeat the Huskies in the American Athletic Conference opener for both teams. Mack rushed for 103 yards on a...
  • College football on TV: What to watch Saturday

    Each week our national college football writer describes how he would handle the television remote Saturday, handicapping what's worth watching, and skipping: MORNING Eastern Michigan (1-2) at No.11 Michigan State (1-1) 9 a.m., Big Ten Network...
  • Big Ten eyes new Midwest locales for 2018 basketball tournament

    The off-and-on courtship between the Big Ten and Madison Square Garden is back on, as the league ponders where to hold its 2018 men’s basketball tournament. "We were talking, then we weren’t talking,” Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany...
  • Viewers' guide to college football

    Viewers' guide to college football
    MORNING Boise State (1-1) at Connecticut (1-1) 9 a.m., ESPN2 Had things worked out as planned — but do they ever? — this would have been a major league Big East game between schools that have played in the Fiesta Bowl since 2005. Boise...
  • NCAAF roundup: Rutgers rewards Flood with extension

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF roundup: Rutgers rewards Flood with extension Rutgers football coach Kyle Flood received a salary increase and contract extension through 2019. Flood, 17-11 since replacing Greg Schiano as head coach, and the Scarlet Knights...
  • Rutgers signs Flood to extension

    The Sports Xchange Rutgers signs Flood to extension Rutgers football coach Kyle Flood received a salary increase and contract extension through 2019. Flood, 17-11 since replacing Greg Schiano as head coach, and the Scarlet Knights opened the season 2-0...
  • On The Fly: Things Not Looking So Hot For NFL's Goodell

    As each hour passes in the wake of the Ray Rice domestic violence incident, it gets more difficult to imagine Roger Goodell's keeping his job as NFL commissioner. The latest blow: the Associated Press reported Wednesday that the NFL was provided a copy of...