| Jul 30, 2014
| 8:48 AM
NEWPORT, R.I. – Never mind the season, UConn coach Bob Diaco can't wait for practice to begin.
"Think about Saturday," the briefcase-carrying Diaco said about the Huskies' first practice at the American Athletic Conference media day at the Hyatt...
| 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 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 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...
| May 21, 2014
| 9:00 PM
The Orlando Sentinel's college insider Matt Murschel has ranked all 128 Football Bowl Subdivision teams in the country entering the 2014 season. The Sentinel staff will take a closer look at a new team daily, counting backward from No. 128 to our...
| May 22, 2014
| 9:09 PM
This is a good deal for Kevin Ollie. This is a good deal for UConn.
Beyond that, this is a wise deal struck by Warde Manuel. I would argue that the UConn athletic director might be the biggest winner of all in this.
If we are to fixate on a number, 16...
| Jun 7, 2014
| 2:54 PM
UConn football coach Bob Diaco said it's important that Connecticut high school coaches know he and his staff care about them.
Connecticut is not a hotbed for BCS-level talent, and it might sound like a broken record, but UConn still needs to do a better...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 4:09 PM
As the NFL draft nears — it takes place May 8-10 — we're taking an 11-day, position-by-position look at what's out there and what the Bears need.
General manager Phil Emery can only hope the calculated gamble he took last fall...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 6:37 AM
Arkeel Newsome has been to UConn about seven times during his career at Ansonia High, whether for a football camp or official and unofficial visits.
So he's quite familiar with the coaching carousel that has surrounded the football program in Storrs....
| Feb 4, 2014
| 9:14 AM
New football coach Bob Diaco and his UConn staff had about a month to add to the existing band of Huskies. Diaco says he is eager to begin working with all the players.
So far, 16 players have committed in 2014. Two are on campus as midyear enrollees....
| Feb 4, 2014
| 2:58 PM
For the record, new UConn football coach Bob Diaco, like his two predecessors, didn't look to recruiting sites for players.
"With respect to who suits our needs for that particular year we'll create a good working list of who those guys are and try to...