| 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...
| Sep 23, 2012
KALAMAZOO, Mich. — This was a game of mistakes, starting with scheduling the game in the first place. This was one of those no-win games, and UConn went ahead and accepted permission not to win.
Yes, a number of good things happened for Chandler...
| Sep 30, 2012
EAST HARTFORD — Ho.
A win is not to be mocked. A win is not to be scorned. A W is a W is a W, even when you've beaten that opponent eight successive times dating to 2002, even when you've beaten that MAC opponent 12 of the past 13 times....
| Aug 30, 2012
| 9:51 PM
EAST HARTFORD — New year, new players but a little of the same ol', same ol' was reflected in UConn's 37-0 thrashing of UMass before 35,270 at Rentschler Field Thursday night.
The Huskies got 16 points from special teams, including a trio of Chad...
| Sep 15, 2012
| 5:08 PM
COLLEGE PARK, Md. – OK, so the Huskies left Byrd Stadium with questions about their offense. They still need to score more consistently to alleviate pressure on the defense. But, you know, the UConn defense seemingly likes being in that position....
| Sep 29, 2012
| 3:27 PM
— Sitting on a 17-point lead in the waning minutes of the third quarter, UConn was breezing toward a comfortable victory Saturday afternoon at Rentschler Field.
An emphatic win would set up UConn for its upcoming Big East Conference schedule and...
| 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,...
| Apr 13, 2012
| 8:34 PM
Friday, April 13, 2012
THURMONT, Md. — Smithsburg came to life with five runs in the eighth inning to break a 2-2 tie, bouncing back from its first loss of the season with a hard-earned 7-4 victory over Catoctin (5-3, 5-2) in an MVAL...