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University of Connecticut Football

The UConn Huskies football team became an NCAA Division I-A team in 1999. It has been a member of the Big East Conference since 2004. The team plays its home games at Rentschler Field in East Hartford.
The UConn Huskies football team became an NCAA Division I-A team in 1999. It has been a member of the Big East Conference since 2004. The team plays its home games at Rentschler Field in East Hartford. « Show less

Top University of Connecticut Football Articles

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  • Truth, Not Blue Wall Of Silence, Should Rule In Windsor Locks

    The question now in Windsor Locks is how much worse is it going to get for the police department once all the details surrounding one of their own hitting and killing a teenager in a fatal crash finally come out. Already it looks bad, with damning...
  • Lawyer Claims Windsor Locks Cop Wasn't Drunk

    Lawyer Claims Windsor Locks Cop Wasn't Drunk
    The attorney representing the off-duty Windsor Locks police officer who struck and killed a teenage bicyclist acknowledged Monday that his client was drinking at a bar before the crash and that responding officers never asked him to submit to a blood/...
  • 1,126 State Employees Made More Than Governor In 2010

    1,126 State Employees Made More Than Governor In 2010
    The non-profit Yankee Institute Thursday posted state payroll information on its website, CTSunlight.org, showing that 1,126 state employees earned more than the governor's salary of $150,000 in 2010. "This data is especially relevant now, when Gov....
  • UConn Lineman Arrested On Child Porn Charges

    UConn Lineman Arrested On Child Porn Charges
    A University of Connecticut football player has been arrested on child pornography charges. Greg McKee, 18, turned himself in to state police Wednesday morning. McKee, a 6-foot-6, 290-pound offensive lineman from Chicago, has not played for the...
  • UConn Compiling Plans For Sports Complex Upgrades

    UConn Compiling Plans For Sports Complex Upgrades
    Jim Penders led the UConn baseball team to its first Big East regular season championship and an appearance in the NCAA Super Regionals last year. He was Big East coach of the year for the second consecutive season. Ten of his players were drafted, two...
  • How Much To Get Your Name On A College Building? A Lot

    How Much To Get Your Name On A College Building? A Lot
    From less than $1 million to $25 million or more, the amount of money it takes to get your name on a building at one of Connecticut's institutions varies greatly. Linda McMahon, the former wrestling executive now running for U.S. Senate, gave Sacred...
  • Carbone's holds its 9th Annual Cigar & Scotch Social on June 14th

    Carbone's holds its 9th Annual Cigar & Scotch Social on June 14th
    Holy cow: single-malt scotch, cigars and Carbone's food? Mind blown. For the ninth year running, the Hartford Italian food mainstay has hosted a special evening for a great cause — the Petit Family Foundation — and featuring interesting hosts;...
  • Koistinen Pleads No Contest To Manslaughter In Death Of Windsor Locks Teenager

    Koistinen Pleads No Contest To Manslaughter In Death Of Windsor Locks Teenager
    Michael Koistinen, a former Windsor Locks police officer who struck and killed a 15-year-old bicyclist with a car in October 2010, pleaded no contest on Tuesday to second-degree manslaughter and tampering with evidence. Koistinen was scheduled to go to...
  • Why ex-governor Rowland shouldn't call out the New Britain to Hartford busway

    Why ex-governor Rowland shouldn't call out the New Britain to Hartford busway
    Boondoggle. It's a lovely word that conjures up nightmare visions of vast sums of taxpayer money squandered by political idiots or crooks. A dictionary definition calls it "a wasteful or impractical project often involving graft." Which leads us, not...
  • Has all of the taxpayer money spent on UConn football been worth it?

    Has all of the taxpayer money spent on UConn football been worth it?
    It's been a decade since construction began on the $92 million Rentschler Field, where the University of Connecticut plays seven times a year in the semi-pro world of bigtime college football. Although the stadium's books show a modest operating...
  • Younger Koistinen Wants Day In Court

    Younger Koistinen Wants Day In Court
    A former Windsor Locks police officer accused of killing a 15-year-old bicyclist while driving in town last year wants to take his case to trial. Michael Koistinen, 25, rejected a plea offer from the state Friday at Superior Court. In a proceeding that...