| Sep 14, 2012
STORRS — The reality of 40 cold New England winters are behind him. We begin with the Jim Calhoun legend now, and when legend becomes fact, they say, print the legend.
UConn, ranked No. 1 in the nation, was up three against Syracuse with 11...
| May 10, 2014
| 6:48 AM
STORRS — Astronaut and UConn alum Rick Mastracchio is making news for delivering Saturday's graduation address to the UConn school of engineering from the International Space Station.
But let's be honest. If Shabazz Napier space-bombed the video,...
| May 20, 2014
| 5:26 PM
There is no doubt. Kevin Ollie is a UConn guy. Kevin Ollie is an NBA guy.
The more profound question as we await a formal announcement on a new five-year contract for the coach of the basketball national champions is this: Is Kevin Ollie a college guy?...
| 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 28, 2014
| 5:49 PM
She has a galaxy of stars and an inscription on one foot. When she was 16, Stefanie Dolson and her older siblings Ashley and Courtney decided to get tattoos. A sister thing, Dolson says.
One got, "Live." Another, "Love." Stef got "Laugh." Of course,...
| Mar 1, 2014
| 4:37 PM
HARTFORD — On a Saturday afternoon when UConn upended No. 11 Cincinnati in a sport we are still trying to identify, there are a few things you should know.
The Huskies won 51-45 without scoring a basket in the final 7:39 of what would be the lowest...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 10:53 AM
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Maybe it was the magic of the pre-game ceremonies on Senior Night. Maybe it was the lingering magic of shocking Baylor in the Sweet Sixteen last March.
Whatever it was, the words came out of Shoni Schimmel's mouth after...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 8:59 PM
STORRS — She had done her best to remain composed during the pregame senior night ceremony. She had hugged Kevin Ollie tight and hugged Jim Calhoun just as tight. Afterward, after UConn had outlasted Rutgers, she stood there laughing as she posed...
| 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...
| Mar 22, 2014
| 5:38 AM
BUFFALO, N.Y. — Satisfied, Jim? The attention is on you.
There was Jay Bilas. There was Digger Phelps. There was Bruce Pearl. They were all talking about UConn so enthusiastically Friday on ESPN. Or rather they were talking how great it would be...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 8:45 PM
UNCASVILLE — Greatness has no boundaries. Greatness needs no favors.
As the UConn women pulled further and further away from an over-matched No. 3 Louisville women's basketball team on Monday night at Mohegan Sun Arena it grew more and more...