| Mar 7, 2014
| 5:51 PM
STORRS — Mike Cavanaugh wanted his UConn hockey team to do things it had never done. That was the motto. He was looking for firsts in the history of the program. First Atlantic Hockey title? Maybe. First trip to the NCAA Tournament? That would be...
| Jan 1, 2014
| 5:55 PM
Here's the good, bad and the ugly about UCF women's basketball's 77-49 blowout loss to No. UConn.
The good? It was UConn. The No. 1 ranked, defending 2013 NCAA Division I women's basketball national champion.
The bad? UConn missed more makable...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 6:50 PM
DALLAS — He wanted to give them a sniff. Sure, there was time to kill on the UConn basketball team's trip through Texas. And Kevin Ollie, born 41 years ago in Dallas, is one of those loud, proud, obnoxious Cowboys fans eager to see Jerry Jones' $1.3...
| Jan 4, 2014
| 6:31 PM
DALLAS — Kevin Ollie went on quite the riff Friday about what he had meant a few nights previous in Houston when he said that he was searching for some tough players.
The UConn basketball coach said that his definition of toughness is not bullies...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 8:25 PM
STORRS — A game that suddenly had become much more important than it had been only a week ago, somehow came down to the last possession. The game came down to stout defense, a tipped ball, a stumble and a steal.
If the ball had gotten into...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 4:46 PM
STORRS — Life is about percentages. As one of the six men interviewed late in 1998 by Lew Perkins, Don Patterson had a 16.7 percent chance of replacing Skip Holtz for the head UConn coaching job. Diagnosed with Stage IV tonsillar cancer in 2008,...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 5:21 PM
An interview with Donald Brown is a little like watching him run the football on NFL Sundays. Nothing much is happening and … wham. He catches you when you aren't expecting it.
The former UConn star can turn from cliché to deadpan in two syllables....
| Jan 13, 2014
| 12:51 PM
WACO, Texas — For Geno Auriemma, it is an Odyssey worth taking. For Geno Auriemma, it is an Odyssey worth facing.
If Auriemma had insisted otherwise as we stood there Saturday in UConn's new favorite playpen, Webster Bank Arena in...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 8:41 PM
WACO, Texas — It's not easy to stand tall in Texas when one of your guards is 5-8 and the other is 5-7.
It's not easy to stand tall in Texas when the other school has the best guard in the country and is hunting for an official's whistle every...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 5:55 PM
You can have the escargot. Bob Diaco will take the cheeseburger. More on that later, but first the National Signing Day menu:
Scout ranked UConn's incoming freshman football class 119th out of 125 schools and last in the AAC.
Rivals ranked UConn 111th...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 6:27 AM
CINCINNATI — Not saying Sean Kilpatrick has been around forever, but, man, didn't he share the backcourt with Oscar Robertson on the 1960 Cincinnati team?
OK, OK, Kilpatrick is 24, not 75, but on a night like this you get a real idea what kind...