| Dec 17, 2014
| 12:39 PM
STORRS — The name Jahlil Okafor jumps off the page and into every UConn fan's cereal bowl this week. But what about Ray Voelkel and Torian Oglesby?
Amida Brimah never heard of them. Of course, when UConn beat Duke for the NCAA title in 1999 and...
| Dec 21, 2011
| 9:58 PM
Paupers ruled state college basketball last season. While princes Virginia and Virginia Tech watched from afar, a record five teams from the commonwealth — Hampton, Old Dominion, Richmond, George Mason and, most famously, VCU — made the NCAA...
| Dec 18, 2014
| 9:14 PM
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Mike Krzyzewski said that UConn played like the championship program it is. What the Huskies didn't play like on this Thursday night in the Meadowlands was like a championship team.
"It was a fight," Coach K said after Duke...
| Jan 16, 2015
| 5:17 PM
Running off at the typewriter …
The winningest coach in college football history is once again a man who turned a blind eye to little boys being raped.
Shame, shame, shame on the NCAA for settling a lawsuit Friday filed by Pennsylvania...
| Dec 21, 2014
| 7:46 PM
UNCASVILLE — It was after one of the campus practices early in the season when Geno Auriemma's attention turned to Gabby Williams.
Auriemma has a record nine national championships. He also has a record nine million wisecracks, and he decided to...
| Dec 22, 2014
| 8:35 PM
BRIDGEPORT — Last season, Webster Bank Arena was kind of cute. This season, the UConn basketball games in Bridgeport are kind of a nuisance.
Sorry, that's too snarky. That's too capital-region centric. The brutal rush-hour traffic Monday on I-95...
| Dec 29, 2014
| 9:40 PM
HARTFORD — All that talk about Duke's height and Duke came up small again.
All the talk about the best rebounding team in the country and Duke got outrebounded.
All the talk about Duke's size and the smallest player on the floor stole the show....
| Dec 30, 2014
| 4:09 PM
The sports fan in me died Sept. 9, 1972. Forty two years later, it isn't difficult to make such an admission. The hard part is admitting the sports fan in me returned from the dead in the waning days of 2014.
Growing up in the 1960s as a fan of the...
| Dec 31, 2014
| 6:29 PM
HARTFORD — Ryan Boatright limped away from Wednesday afternoon with a deep left-thigh contusion. Hitting the battle for a rebound, Omar Calhoun left with a laceration above a bandaged left eye, his eyelid partially shut the way a boxer's would be...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 6:36 PM
There is no reason to feel one shred of sympathy for the academic fraud that is the University of North Carolina. Not if you are a UConn athlete, not if you are a UConn academic, not if you are a UConn fan. Not if you are standing in Storrs and looking...
| Nov 1, 2014
| 7:10 PM
EAST HARTFORD — The UConn offense had produced 15 yards in 15 plays when Deshon Foxx went in at quarterback with 12:34 left in the first half Saturday.
On a raw homecoming afternoon when Bob Diaco said the rain was coming down sideways at...