| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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,...
| 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...
| 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...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 8:54 AM
STORRS — If there’s one thing that we know Chandler Whitmer has, it is confidence. He’s also got guts and a passion for playing quarterback.
What we don’t know yet know is if Whitmer, a UConn junior, is a winner. We know he...