| 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 10, 2014
| 6:15 PM
Better late than never, the saying goes, and UConn defensive tackle Shamar Stephen and linebacker Yawin Smallwood went late on the third and final day of the 2014 NFL draft Saturday.
Stephen was picked fifth in the seventh round by the Minnesota Vikings,...
| May 14, 2014
| 1:50 PM
Tulsa, Tulane and East Carolina are coming into the American Athletic Conference in 2014.
Didn't move you, eh?
Well, it didn't move the powers that be in college football, either. The AAC is on the outside looking in at the five power conferences (ACC,...
| May 29, 2014
| 4:48 PM
Guard Prince Ali, who gave UConn an oral commitment last November, has changed his mind.
"After talking it over with my family," Ali saidon Twitter Thursday, "I have decided to re-open my recruitment! I still love UConn and I am still considering UConn!...
| May 30, 2014
| 9:15 AM
The American Athletic Conference (AAC) announced Friday the two six-team divisions the conference will use when Navy joins for football in 2015.
Navy will play in the West Division, along with Houston, Memphis, Southern Methodist, Tulane and Tulsa....
| May 12, 2014
| 10:02 AM
DePaul's Doug Bruno has been named an assistant coach of the U.S. women's team for the 2014 World Championships, an appointment that likely will put him on the Olympic coaching staff again in 2016.
U.S. head coach Geno Auriemma picked Bruno, South...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 4:23 PM
STORRS – As he struggled to find himself in the batter's box, to impress another new set of coaches and teammates, Blake Davey became a frequent visitor to coach Jim Penders' office.
"I didn't know what we had until two or three weeks into the...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 6:40 PM
HARTFORD — UConn coach Kevin Ollie, who played 13 seasons in the NBA, added his voice to many who supported Commissioner Adam Silver and his decision to ban Clippers owner Donald Sterling for life.
"It was unfortunate," Ollie said as he walked...
| May 1, 2014
| 3:44 PM
UConn coach Kevin Ollie has become the subject of speculation on both coasts and most places in between as the Los Angeles Lakers began their search for a new coach.
The Lakers job opened when Mike D'Antoni resigned Wednesday night. By Thursday morning,...
| May 2, 2014
| 8:26 PM
With NBA teams looking for head coaches, Kevin Ollie is in a no-lose situation.
Based on all that he has said, his heart remains with UConn and talks aimed at a new contract are underway, two sources told The Courant on Friday.
A source close to...
| May 3, 2014
| 9:59 AM
What follows is a list of the top 10 UConn football players drafted. Wondering about guys like Nick Giaquinto and Brian Kozlowski? They worked in the NFL, sure, but they weren't drafted. This history is not as rich and the names not as big as on the...