| Jul 10, 2014
| 4:20 PM
KILLINGWORTH – It hasn't always been easy for Stanley Robinson, but the smile remains. He is surrounded by kids. The thumping sound of the basketball fills his ears.
And his dream is alive.
"I've got to get healthy, stay healthy," Robinson said...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 7:06 AM
BOSTON – There were a lot of champions at Fenway Park on Tuesday. And if there is one thing one champion can appreciate, it's another.
"Attitude, man, attitude," said David Ortiz, the Red Sox's World Series MVP and legendary clutch performer....
| Apr 26, 2014
| 4:39 PM
The "Hungry Huskies," as defined by Shabazz Napier, won their championship. Next season, there will be a new team, a new theme, a new trophy to pursue.
Will the 2014-15 UConn men's basketball team be better? Could they be even hungrier?
| May 22, 2014
| 4:48 PM
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....
| Mar 20, 2014
| 7:24 AM
BUFFALO, N.Y. — In recent years, the NCAA Tournament has seemed at times to be but a short stop on the ever-shorter route from high school to the pros.
"Kids all have their bags packed and expect to be in the NBA," said Southern Methodist coach...
| Mar 23, 2014
| 4:40 PM
BUFFALO, N.Y. – As the NCAA Tournament moves on, it looks as though the No. 7 seed wasn't such a bad thing for UConn.
For one thing, had the Huskies been seeded four, five or six, they might have played one of the dangerous 11, 12 or 13 seeds seeds...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 10:04 AM
— Vin Yokabaskas has been ailing recently and confined to bed, but he couldn't pass up the chance to relive that special day one more time.
"Well, it was the most exciting day of my life," said Yokabaskas, 84, as tears began to run down his...
| Mar 29, 2014
| 12:12 PM
Site: Madison Square Garden, New York.
Time: Sunday, 2:20 p.m.
TV: CBS (Verne Lundquist, Bill Raftery, Allie LaForce)
Radio: WTIC-AM 1080, WILI-AM 1400, WELI-AM 960, WGCH 1490 (Joe D'Ambrosio, Wayne Norman)
Series history: UConn, 3-...
| Mar 29, 2014
| 5:16 PM
— UConn senior Shabazz Napier took a moment Saturday to reflect on the disappointing sophomore season that is a part of who he is now.
"My sophomore season, we had one of the best teams in the country," he said on the eve of the Huskies' Elite...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 6:58 AM
NEW YORK — Positioned perfectly at the intersection of resilience and jubilation, Kevin Ollie slowly climbed the ladder to snip the final cord of net that tightly, securely ties the past and present of UConn basketball.
"I was really taking my...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 6:12 PM
STORRS – The Final Four is a new, eye-opening experience for most teams.
"The event of the Final Four is almost like the Super Bowl," Florida coach Billy Donovan said this week. "The players just need to understand what they're walking into. When...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 7:39 PM
STORRS – UConn players were filing off the bus at AT&T Stadium on Jan 2. There was no game that day, but yet another bus ride in what seems like an endless stream of bus rides.
"Everybody took it as, why are we doing this?" DeAndre Daniels said....