| 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 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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 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...
| 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...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 3:33 PM
As a Connecticut man named John Stotler observed on Facebook this week, it's tough for journalists to keep writing stories about the national stalemate and shutdown. How many times can you write, "No, nothing happened today. Nope. Sorry," before you...