| Aug 28, 2014
| 10:18 AM
The Head Coach
Bob Diaco became UConn's 30th head coach on Dec. 12, 2013. Paul Pasqualoni was fired Sept. 30, and interim coach T.J. Weist was not retained. The 411 on Diaco:
High school: Cedar Grove (N.J.)
College: Iowa (Class of 1995)...
| Aug 23, 2014
| 12:32 PM
TAMPA — The Marketing Plan is all Lovie-Dovie.
Lovie Smith is the next-man-up trying to make Tampa Bay relevant in the NFL. The Bucs have made the playoffs since 2007, when Jon Gruden had that Chuckie vibe going on the sidelines.
| Aug 15, 2013
| 4:29 AM
Former Ravens backup quarterback Troy Smith signed a two-year contract with the Montreal Alouettes, the Canadian Football League team announced Wednesday night.
Smith, 29, was drafted in the fifth round by the Ravens in 2007 and played for the team...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 8:51 AM
The stadium on Silver Lane in East Hartford opened 10 years ago as the home for a UConn football program that was transitioning to Division I-A. The Huskies opened with a victory over Indiana and have gone 46-18 at Rentschler Field. They have sold out...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 7:21 PM
Almost a year ago, a former standout football player at Long Beach Polytechnic High School trembled in Los Angeles County Superior Court as a judge dismissed his rape conviction. Outside the courtroom that day, Brian Banks offered cautious hope that one...
| May 9, 2013
| 2:15 PM
They didn't call him "Ace" for nothing. Asaph Schwapp was a stellar football player and even better young man who was emerging as a leader in Greater Hartford. His death Wednesday at age 26 from non-Hodgkins lymphoma is sad beyond words.
Mr. Schwapp was...
| Jul 19, 2013
Head Coach: Mike Kruczek – 1st Season
Alma Mater: Boston College ('76)
Overall High School Coaching Record: 0-0
Trinity Prep Coaching Record: 0-0
’13 Trinity Prep Head Coach
’12 University of...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 1:45 PM
It took a few years for him to find himself, but former Ravens kicker Steven Hauschka, the young man who faced the daunting task of filling the cleats of Baltimore legend Matt Stover, is going to the Super Bowl.
Hauschka, who was the leading scorer...
| Sep 7, 2011
| 5:48 PM
In a previous life, Virginia Destroyers owner Bill Mayer was a business professor and dean of the University of Maryland school of business.
What would Mayer, the business academic, advise students and colleagues about the viability of the United...
| Sep 22, 2011
| 4:51 PM
Kyle Whitehurst never dreamed of playing professional football in Hampton Roads.
Which is just as well, because at times getting the United States Football League's Virginia Destroyers up and running has been more of a nightmare. But after a drama-filled...
| Sep 24, 2011
| 8:03 PM
Midway through the second quarter, a chant started up in Section 100 of the Sportsplex:
"Mar-ty Ball! Mar-ty Ball!"
The chant didn't catch on. But if this is any indication of how the Virginia Destroyers will perform, there's a pretty good chance the...