| 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...
| 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...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 12:58 PM
It was, Tyler Murphy said, a day to remember. "And it was," Murphy said, "a night I will never forget. It's hard to put into exact words how special it was. I've never experienced anything like it."
After the pregame walkthrough, Boston College 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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,...
| 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...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 12:52 PM
STORRS - In April, as part of UConn's school-wide rebrand, the football team changed its uniforms. Like every other sports team, red was introduced as an accent color, a look the football team hasn't had since the 1990s. The football team also changed its...