| Aug 29, 2014
| 8:54 PM
EAST HARTFORD — The Heisman Trophy chatter started during the summer and was increasing as the season arrived.
Just last week, ESPN analyst Danny Kanell cautioned that UConn would have its hands full with the "dark horse contender" for the Heisman....
| Aug 29, 2014
| 5:14 PM
UConn fans are united by one hope for the Huskies: Don't repeat last year.
A year ago, UConn lost its first nine games on the way to a 3-9 finish, and coach Paul Pasqualoni was fired after an 0-4 start.
But with fiery former Notre Dame assistant Bob...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 5:07 PM
STORRS - UConn coach Bob Diaco has had an awful lot on his plate since he was hired in December.
One thing he wanted to do to help connect to fans was generate excitement for the program and get people into the Rentschler Field stands after a...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 7:57 PM
STORRS — Two quarterbacks are going to play, he announced, but this is not a two-headed monster.
Bob Diaco is nothing if not a man bent on unity, choreography and convincing verbiage. Before he came out to address the media Monday night at the...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 4:13 PM
STORRS — One comes from Silkeborg, Denmark and the defensive side of the football. Another comes from Dominican Republic via myocarditis.
If any two players represent where the UConn offensive line comes from and how far it must go, it has to be...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 4:09 PM
STORRS — Back in the spring, after first getting to work with Obi Melifonwu, UConn football coach Bob Diaco said that the sophomore is the best safety he has been around.
Interestingly enough, Paul Pasqualoni, the Huskies' previous head coach...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 5:50 PM
EAST HARTFORD — UConn quarterback Chandler Whitmer had an interesting perspective of recent circumstances.
"I can't imagine what I'd be like at home working a day job and seeing a situation where I could have played the game I love again,"...
| Sep 13, 2014
| 6:07 PM
EAST HARTFORD — Over the past month, Bob Diaco repeatedly called the first quarter of his first UConn season "the preparation." On Saturday, after this 38-21 loss to Boise State, he called the next quarter "the present."
It's time for...
| 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...