| Feb 23, 2014
| 6:19 PM
STORRS — Larry Brown got a chance to see Jim Calhoun Sunday.
"He gave me a half-assed wave," Brown said after his SMU basketball team squashed No. 21 UConn 64-55 in front of 10,167 Gampel Pavilion fans who had been amped to honor their 1999...
| Feb 16, 2014
| 5:57 PM
His name is Rocket. His father's name is Deuce. His mother is Chloe. And although we are convinced that Rocket doesn't believe he is better than any other dog or cat, we have papers going back five generations to prove he's a purebred Labrador retriever....
| Feb 15, 2014
| 4:57 PM
HARTFORD — Kevin Ollie was talking about his team's unremitting effort. He easily could have been talking about the entire afternoon.
"They kept looking through the mud," Ollie said after Shabazz Napier and No. 24 UConn outlasted No. 20 Memphis...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 8:39 PM
NEW HAVEN — You think you know. You don't know.
You think you know who is a lock to win this title or that national championship. You don't.
And that was something for the geniuses to remember Friday when the microscope of expectations bore in...
| Feb 9, 2014
| 4:17 PM
STORRS — Louisville had the best team in the land within five points with five minutes remaining in the first half Sunday at a sold-out Gampel Pavilion. The subject of the UConn women playing short-handed brings no shortage of eye-rolling from...
| Feb 8, 2014
| 5:18 PM
HAMDEN — Donyell Marshall had 10,716 points and 72.4 million reasons not to pour his heart into coaching. That's how much money Marshall made over 15 years playing in the NBA.
That kind of money can change a guy's attitude as much as his lifestyle....
| Jan 16, 2014
| 8:29 PM
#RiP bro @ArinWilliams I love you bro. On my soul u going to always live through me!!! #Squadddd 4Life #Brothers pic.twitter.com/v24oqOC1Q9 — Ryan Boatright (@Ryanboatright11) January 14, 2014
MEMPHIS — This was a signature win for Kevin...
| Jan 18, 2014
| 3:35 PM
As the future of the NCAA became a little clearer Friday in San Diego, the future of UConn athletics grew a little less clear.
If you are reading this piece, chances are good you want to know how much the inevitable autonomy of the Power Five conferences...
| Jan 25, 2014
| 8:20 PM
PISCATAWAY, N.J. — With 4:11 left in the first half, DeAndre Daniels went up for a defensive rebound, fell over Ryan Boatright and, man, this Saturday night in Jersey looked as if it was going to end up ugly. Worse than a night, this was something...
| Dec 28, 2013
| 4:56 PM
BRIDGEPORT — Sometimes you've got to knock on a few doors to see who's home. Sometimes you've got to kick a few tires to see who wants to buy and who wants to sell.
Sometimes you've just got to mix it up and see what happens.
| Dec 28, 2013
| 9:21 PM
Ex-lacrosse goalie Testa killed in car accident
Former Connecticut women's lacrosse player Brittney Testa died in a car accident Friday morning. The Journal Inquirer in Manchester, Conn., reported that Testa was driving on River Road in...