| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...