| Oct 6, 2012
| 4:08 PM
— You know something is wrong when Nick Williams can't find anything positive to say. To be clear, after Saturday's slow-burning 19-3 loss to No. 22 Rutgers before a paid crowd of 50,870 at High Point Solutions Stadium, he couldn't find anything...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 9:22 PM
Wow. Just … wow.
Who knew Syracuse was this good?
Who knew the UConn defense could be this bad?
The answers aren't nearly as important as the bottom line: Syracuse crushed UConn 40-10 before 36,715 at the Carrier Dome on Friday night.
| Nov 3, 2012
| 9:21 PM
After all the missed opportunities and miscues, UConn still had a chance to beat South Florida.
It didn't matter. This team is better at trying to find ways to lose than it is at trying to find ways to win.
Having just dodged a game-ending bullet when...
| Nov 24, 2012
| 3:53 PM
There was just no describing the look on Chad Christen's face after he missed four field goals in a three-point overtime loss at home to Temple last month.
"Eh, I forgot all about that game," an elated Christen said Saturday. "That game didn't happen....
| Aug 9, 2012
Although Nick B. Williams Jr. would carve out a distinguished career as an editor and foreign correspondent at the Los Angeles Times, he first had to overcome the "junior" at the end of his name.
He joined the newspaper in the late 1960s when his father,...
| Sep 11, 2010
| 4:33 AM
As a footnote to my previous post, I thought it would be valuable to list some of the people Jim Bassett interviewed for his ill-fated book on the Los Angeles Times. Iâm not sure this is complete, but itâs a start. One of the more interesting is...
| Jul 7, 2011
| 4:35 PM
College Football Countdown: No. 39 Connecticut...
| Jul 14, 2011
| 11:01 AM
EAST HARTFORD -- Well, that was exciting. UConn coach Randy Edsall answered a controversial Pittsburgh touchdown late in the fourth quarter with an intriguing call of his own, and it secured a 30-28 win over the Panthers before 35,391 at Rentschler...
| Feb 8, 2011
The New Orleans Police Department's Fifth District Investigative Unit has arrested three brothers in connection with a carjacking on two Metairie women. Detectives arrested 18-year-old Tory Harris, 20-year-old Arthur Harris and 24-year-old Andre Harris....
| Feb 8, 2012
| 4:12 PM
Four years ago, Nick Williams was a popular volleyball player at Cardinal Gibbons High School.
Like most young athletes, he dreamt of leading his team to a state title and playing in college.
Wheelchairs were the least of his worries.
Life is different...
| Jul 22, 2011
| 9:43 AM
Chris: All of these plays were amazing and were great choices, but I had to go with Kemba's shot during the Pitt game. I'm in the Pep Band, and seeing that shot courtside was unreal!
Puneet: The Springer catch and Teggart's BCS clincher were great, but...
| Aug 30, 2011
| 1:54 PM
NO. NAME HT/WT POS. CL. HOMETOWN (LAST SCHOOL)
14 Kamal Abrams 5-10/175 WR FR Dover, Del. (Dover)
22 Andrew Adams 5-11/185 S FR Fayetteville, Ga. (Woodward Academy)
95 Kenton Adeyemi 6-4/257 DT FR Wethersfield, Conn. (Fork...