| 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...
| Mar 15, 2014
| 10:20 AM
STORRS – It should be apparent by now new UConn football coach Bob Diaco is wise beyond his 41 years.
He was a football player at Iowa, an assistant coach at Iowa, Western Illinois, Eastern Michigan, Western Michigan, Central Michigan, Virginia,...
| Apr 12, 2014
| 4:32 PM
— UConn freshman Sydney Cotto admits she hasn't gotten much schoolwork done lately. Tuesday, she was in Nashville playing her tuba as a member of the school band as the women's basketball team won its ninth national title. She returned to Storrs...
| Apr 12, 2014
| 6:06 PM
EAST HARTFORD — On Wednesday, he brought them over in full practice gear to the women's national championship victory rally on campus. On Saturday, Bob Diaco brought his players down the Rentschler Field steps through the student section as they...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 3:44 PM
UConn is looking for a new head football coach to lift its team from its doldrums. There reportedly haven’t been any coaching interviews yet. But Courant sports columnist Jeff Jacobs has put forward a few names, as have other writers. What’s...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 1:05 PM
PONTE VEDRA, Fla. — On a day that included plenty of handshakes and introductions, coaches and athletic directors began the American Athletic Conference spring meetings by discussing the minutiae.
They talked about bylaws and scheduling, heard...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 3:26 PM
Dear readers, we've come to the end of a year.
It's time for my poem, delivered with cheer.
I write it with gusto and plot it out happily.
I swing for the bleachers, like Papi and Napoli.
By bringing you joy, I couldn't be happier
If I had the...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 6:51 AM
MOBILE, Ala. -- After a historically bad defensive season, the Bears sought additional NFL experience on their defensive coaching staff. New defensive line coach Paul Pasqualoni and linebackers coach Reggie Herring have it.
The Bears on Thursday...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 7:23 AM
Baltimore Sun reporters Jeff Barker and Don Markus and producer-editor Jonas Shaffer weigh in on the three biggest topics of the past week in Maryland sports.
How much improved is Maryland’s offense with C.J. Brown running it?