| 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...
| 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 5, 2011
| 8:48 AM
Leon Kinnard is coming home, reuniting with former Loyola Blakefield teammate Doug Shaw on the Towson University football team for the upcoming 2011 campaign.
The 2008 All-State performer is transferring from the University of Connecticut, where...
| Aug 4, 2011
| 10:59 PM
Leon Kinnard, who starred at Loyola High, has transferred to Towson from Connecticut and will join the Tigers in time for this football season, coach Rob Ambrose said in a news release Thursday night.
Kinnard, who played quarterback at Loyola, was...
| Aug 22, 2011
| 12:38 PM
OK, let me get this straight. Coach Calhoun doesn't like Jeff Hathaway, but Geno does, and Paul Pasqualoni is kind of non-committal. Uh, OK. Well, Hathaway will land on his feet. A $700,000 pile of money will cushion his fall. I follow UConn basketball...
| Aug 30, 2011
| 2:00 PM
STORRS -- No matter how this thing turns out, rest assured first-year coach Paul Pasqualoni will put everything he has into his job as UConn football coach.
"I think, very honestly, Coach P is about excellence," said George DeLeone, his good friend and...
| Aug 30, 2011
| 2:04 PM
How does UConn kicker Dave Teggart top his 2010 performance?
"Just be consistent," said the senior from Northborough, Mass. "Whenever I'm out there, make the kick, that's it. That's all it is with me. I joke with [quarterback] Johnny Mac [McEntee] a lot....