| Feb 17, 2015
| 10:29 PM
Bruce Chen is getting a chance to pitch for an 11th team in the majors. The well-traveled left-hander, who won a career-high 13 games with the Orioles in 2005, has agreed to a minor league contract with the Cleveland Indians, a person familiar with the...
| Feb 16, 2015
| 2:07 PM
STORRS – UConn returned Monday to the top of The Associated Press Top 25 for the first time since its loss to Stanford on Nov. 17 ended a 47-game winning streak.
And also on Monday, Moriah Jefferson was selected player of the week in the...
| Jan 6, 2015
| 8:41 AM
The toughest part of the UCF men's basketball has already begun. And it will definitely get more challenging Sunday when the Knights host SMU led by Hall of Famer coach Larry Brown.
Brown, the only basketball coach to ever win a NCAA title and NBA...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 3:07 PM
Over the course of the season, The Courant will look back at the coaches and players who were a part of UConn's first national championship team 20 years ago (1994-95 season).
WEST HARTFORD — The two biggest things in Jen Rizzotti's life —...
| Feb 8, 2015
| 2:25 PM
Relationships are hard and commitment is scary.
Thank goodness we have the greeting card industry or millions of men would be in trouble.
It's just too bad they don't make cards for recruiting.
"Roses are red, violets are blue — come play...
| Feb 14, 2015
| 12:36 PM
For a long time, Staphon Blair believed dunks were the only way he should score baskets.
The 6-foot-9 UCF basketball forward built such a reputation for his entertaining, high flying slams that Blair’s former Fort Lauderdale Dillard High School...
| Feb 11, 2015
| 6:29 PM
Swimming in mediocrity for the past several weeks, UCF basketball gripped a lifesaver with a 73-62 win against struggling USF.
The Knights were favored to beat their I-4 rivals, who entered the week last in the American Athletic Conference. UCF scored...
| Feb 9, 2015
| 3:23 PM
As a young coach at Northeastern, Jim Calhoun was always looking for the best college basketball minds. In the early 1970s, he made a trip to Chapel Hill, N.C.
"I had studied Dean Smith like crazy," Calhoun recalled, looking back on his career in 2012....
| Feb 3, 2015
| 4:23 PM
STORRS – Whatever the standings say, whatever the RPI says, whatever the bracket experts indicate, the schedule must dictate UConn's approach.
There are 10 games left in the regular season, 10 games to accomplish something.
| Feb 2, 2015
| 4:06 PM
Site: XL Center
Time: Tuesday, 7 p.m.
TV: SNY (Eric Frede, Meghan Culmo and Kerith Burke)
Radio: WTIC-AM 1080, WILI-AM 1400 (Bob Joyce and Debbie Fiske)
Series history: UConn, 12-0
Last meeting: UConn, 96-31, Jan. 25, 2015, Fifth Third Arena,...
| Feb 2, 2015
| 4:24 PM
HOUSTON – UConn has some company in this difficult season. If the Huskies are destined to play in the NIT – and after losing 70-68 at Houston on Sunday, they will have to improve to get there – they will find some familiar foes....