| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 4:26 PM
The way UConn coach Paul Pasqualoni sees it, the Huskies have improved from one game to the next.
They were better against Maryland in Week 2 than they were against Towson in Week 1, and they were better against Michigan in Week 3 than they were against...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 7:00 AM
EAST HARTFORD —If they played like this every game, they wouldn't be 0-3. If they played like this every game, Paul Pasqualoni wouldn't be 10-17 since taking over in 2011 and his job wouldn't be hanging by a thread or two.
If the Rentschler...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 8:12 AM
This past weekend, I attended my 10 year college reunion, and I realized a few things. First off, everyone is pregnant, even the guys. Secondly, nobody wants to grow up. You haven’t lived until you’ve seen a bunch of 32-year old pregnant...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 7:00 AM
After losing its first two games, the University of Connecticut football team faces the powerful Michigan Wolverines this weekend at Rentschler Field in East Hartford. While Husky Nation hopes for an upset, there are loud grumblings that coach Paul...
| Oct 28, 2012
| 11:02 AM
Three Things on the Miami Dolphins' wildly successful, remarkably easy 30-9 win over the New York Jets:
Thing 1: Monday I posted a blog looking at the Dolphins' special teams under Darren Rizzi and suggesting that could be the difference in this...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 7:23 AM
Baltimore Sun reporters Jeff Barker and Don Markus and producer-editor Jonas Shaffer weigh in on the three biggest topics of the past week in Maryland sports.
How much improved is Maryland’s offense with C.J. Brown running it?
| Sep 14, 2013
| 8:42 PM
EAST HARTFORD, Conn. —Maryland coach Randy Edsall might have felt a little disoriented walking out of the visitors locker room Saturday night at Connecticut's Rentschler Field.
Edsall spent a dozen seasons at UConn and was here when the stadium...