| Dec 15, 2014
| 5:55 AM
The Bears play the Saints on Monday night because the NFL and ESPN said so, although ESPN probably would’ve preferred to rerun a “30 for 30’’ film.
There was talk this game and the two that follow somehow mattered to Marc...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 5:26 PM
STORRS — This is the kind of accusation that can damage a college football program. It is a father's accusation that can damage a coach's reputation and his ability to recruit the sons of other fathers.
It is an accusation that UConn coach Bob...
| Nov 29, 2014
| 6:45 PM
NEW YORK — The words came from the Jack Coffey Field press box with a full-throated fury.
"That spit is on you! You're a senior quarterback! Act like it!"
Michael Nebrich had just thrown a lousy pass into the middle of the field picked off by...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 4:26 PM
STORRS — Play Tim Boyle for all the snaps at Memphis.
Play Tim Boyle for all the snaps in the finale against SMU.
One should be a loss. One should be a win. Neither outcome is the reason to play the sophomore quarterback every down of every series...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 5:25 PM
STORRS – When the UConn football team ended the 2013 season with three consecutive wins against AAC opponents, there was some optimism for 2014.
The Huskies defeated Temple on the road, showed some grit to overpower rival Rutgers, which was heading...
| Oct 4, 2014
| 4:53 PM
Dan Orlovsky said he's just starting to get used to the Twitter thing.
The Detroit Lions backup quarterback, who played at UConn and Shelton High, does understand that by typing 140 characters and hitting the send button, the Twitter universe will see...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 8:53 AM
Adam Herring figured his dad would kill him, and his mom figured he was right. So he waited about four weeks to deliver the news.
Reggie Herring's aversion to tattoos is surpassed only by his dislike for losing football games. Adam had been threatened...
| Jul 13, 2014
| 5:04 PM
The Bears made big offseason investments in rebuilding their defensive line that should pay off after training camp.
Biggest offseason developments: The Bears' defensive line overhaul centered on guaranteeing a total of $30.5 million to free agents...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 5:38 PM
Oddsmakers in Las Vegas have set the over-under for the Bears' 2014 win total at 8 1/2 (-155). That seems about right. Since losing Super Bowl XLI in January 2007, the Bears' average regular-season win total is 8.6. They've won at least eight games five...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 6:25 PM
The Bears' 2013 season came to a heartbreaking end with a 33-28 last-minute loss to the Packers on Dec. 29, a defeat that cost them the NFC North title and kept them out of the playoffs for the sixth time in seven seasons.
That was a demoralizing finish...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 3:49 PM
The game of quarterback musical chairs that has gone on for more than a year lost a key participant Monday when UConn announced that sophomore Casey Cochran will not play again. A look at the QB ups and downs in the past 54 weeks:
Aug. 29, 2013: Towson,...