| Dec 24, 2014
| 2:07 PM
About three days before Christmas in 2009, Robert Prunty had the long-awaited opportunity of a lifetime arrive in the form of a phone call. He never saw it coming, but truthfully, he wasn’t even looking.
There was a time in Prunty’s life when...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 8:47 AM
Just ask former UConn linebacker Danny Lansanah how he's feeling these days and the conversation only bends one way.
"Man," he said, "I don't think I can put into words how happy I am just to be finally getting a chance. I've been in so many places,...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 7:04 PM
Michael Ola laughs and shakes his head when asked if he feels like the Kurt Warner of Bears offensive linemen. OK, so it's a stupid question: Warner could play only quarterback while Ola already has started at left guard, left tackle — and if you...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 12:48 PM
Just more than a month after the New York Jets cut him, former Phoebus High and Clemson star Tajh Boyd returned to football competition Wednesday night.
He was playing quarterback for the Boston Brawlers, who lost the first game in FXFL...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 5:07 PM
A new pro-football league may be coming to Orlando. Please do not stop if you've read this before.
In the not-so-illustrious footsteps of the Thunder, Rage, Tuskers, Panthers, Renegades and Blazers, here come the Orlando Sentinels.
If that sounds...
| 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.
| Sep 16, 2014
| 6:59 PM
Ollie Adds To UConn Staff
UConn men's basketball coach Kevin Ollie announced Tuesday two additions to his coaching staff — David Sevush as director of scouting-video and Dan Griffin as director of player development. Sevush, 28, has assumed his new...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 7:37 PM
The fledgling North American Football League has announced Hartford as a site for the league's inaugural season in the spring of 2015.
The Hartford Merchantmen were unveiled as one of eight charter franchises, joining the Birmingham Freedom, Columbus...
| 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...