| Oct 11, 2014
| 1:14 PM
Tony Rizza, a former UConn soccer player and a highly successful investment manager, has made the largest gift ever to UConn athletics. The $8 million gift, targeted for a new soccer stadium is scheduled to be announced Monday at a campus press...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 9:00 PM
CHAMPAIGN — At a team meeting this summer, Illinois basketball coach John Groce asked his players to dip their toes into his backyard pool.
It wasn't a pool-party invitation.
"I made them take their shoes off and put all 10 toes in the water,"...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 4:24 PM
How's this for an introduction to the excruciating tension involved with being a coach?
The University of New Haven football team, under first-year coach Chris Pincince, has played five games. The Chargers lost to West Chester by five, lost to LIU Post...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 10:54 AM
Lafayette women’s basketball head coach Dianne Nolan announced the addition of Theresa Grentz to her staff.
Grentz was the head coach of the 1992 U.S. Women’s Olympic team and the head coach at Illinois and Rutgers.
| Sep 12, 2014
| 9:04 PM
Now we know how much Brittney Griner means to the Mercury.
And that Diana Taurasi means even more.
With Griner, the Mercury beat the Sky in the first two games of the WNBA Finals by 21 and 29 points.
Without their 6-foot-8 monster in the middle, the...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 5:39 PM
John Toner got UConn into the Big East. He hired Jim Calhoun. He hired Geno Auriemma.
There. In 16 words, Connecticut can embrace the width and breadth of John Toner's contributions to the sports history of our state. They are, by any definition,...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 4:46 PM
Coach Norm Riker was hired before the 2011 season to push the Conn College women's soccer team to the top of the NESCAC and to make the Camels an annual player on the national scene.
He understood the project would take time. The Camels won four games...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 4:11 PM
HAMDEN – In seven seasons under coach Tom Moore, the Quinnipiac men's basketball team has never won fewer than 15 games. The Bobcats have had a winning conference record in each of those seasons and, in most of them, have come down the stretch...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 3:52 PM
With a 9-0 home victory over UMass-Dartmouth and a 6-0 road victory over Hamilton, the Trinity field hockey team is off to a perfect start in a season of high hopes.
"I'm just thrilled that we have scored 15 goals already after scoring 21 all of last...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 5:49 PM
WEST HARTFORD — Anton Goff has so much energy, I fear standing in the same room as the new Hartford athletic director and his kinetic men's basketball coach John Gallagher. Light bulbs surely will flicker and explode. The earth below the Hartford-...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 6:05 PM
The Mid-American Conference took steps this week to ensure that it remains viable in a changing sports universe where the five most powerful conferences will increasingly dictate what happens.
The MAC and ESPN announced Tuesday that they had signed a 13-...