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  • Natalie Butler, Big East's Top Freshman, Coming To UConn

    Natalie Butler, Big East's Top Freshman, Coming To UConn
    Natalie Butler, the Big East freshman of the year at Georgetown, will transfer to UConn and one of the coaches she competed against in the Big East said the Huskies are getting a special player. "Natalie was the most impressive freshman I have coached...
  • UConn Puppet Museum Has A New Home And Family-Friendly Summer Programs

    They are beloved by children and adults alike, symbols of global culture and performance. Puppets. And, a local gallery filled with these elaborate figures is experiencing a renaissance, like the art form itself. "The Ballard Institute and Museum of...
  • Killed In Action In Gulf War: Plainfield's Cindy Beaudoin

    Killed In Action In Gulf War: Plainfield's Cindy Beaudoin
    Army Spec. Cindy Beaudoin didn't have to go to war. The UConn freshman had scoliosis, a spinal condition that could have exempted her on Nov. 17, 1990, the day the 142nd Medical Company was called up to active duty. Saddam Hussein, the Iraqi dictator,...
  • Thumbs Up For Ollie Deal, ESPN's New Studios

    Thumbs up to reports that Kevin Ollie is close to solidifying his commitment to UConn with a new contract. Yes, the price of keeping the men's basketball coach in Storrs is reportedly $3 million a year for five years. But you get what you pay for, and he'...
  • This Won't Be Last Time Rumors Of Ollie's Departure Surface

    This Won't Be Last Time Rumors Of Ollie's Departure Surface
    There is no doubt. Kevin Ollie is a UConn guy. Kevin Ollie is an NBA guy. The more profound question as we await a formal announcement on a new five-year contract for the coach of the basketball national champions is this: Is Kevin Ollie a college guy?...
  • Looking At Kevin Ollie's Predecessors At UConn

    Let's take a look at the list of Kevin Ollie's predecessors as UConn men's baseball coach: No coach, 1901-1915: There was no coach for the first 89 games in program history. John Donahue, 1915-19: Huskies' first coach was 11-23 in four seasons. M.R....
  • Kevin Ollie Signs New 5-Year Deal With UConn

    Kevin Ollie  Signs New 5-Year Deal With UConn
    Kevin Ollie has maintained all along that his heart was at UConn. Now he has a new five-year contract to remain as coach of the Huskies. "Thank you, God, for opening up so many doors, for me to be working in Storrs," Ollie tweeted just after 2 p.m....
  • Manuel Nails It; Everybody's A Winner In Ollie Deal

    Manuel Nails It; Everybody's A Winner In Ollie Deal
    This is a good deal for Kevin Ollie. This is a good deal for UConn. Beyond that, this is a wise deal struck by Warde Manuel. I would argue that the UConn athletic director might be the biggest winner of all in this. If we are to fixate on a number, 16...
  • Lori Riley: Meaningful Letter Redelivered To Original Owner

    — Walking down the street in Willimantic on a nice spring day back in 1948, Phil Barry felt pretty good about himself. He had on his letter sweater, which he had earned for playing basketball and baseball at Windham High School. The big maroon W...
  • Big Ten Pushes Ahead With Addition Of Troubled Rutgers

     Big Ten Pushes Ahead With Addition Of Troubled Rutgers
    The quest to plant roots in the New York market led the Big Ten to add Rutgers in November 2012. In the 18 months since the marriage was announced, fans of the venerable conference have watched their new member implode. There was the abusive men's...
  • It's The Home Stretch In The Quest For Ninth Championship

    STORRS — It's practically impossible to stroll the grounds surrounding UConn women's basketball without bumping into some kind of milestone. This season's landmark stands at the final destination of a postseason trip that begins Sunday against No....