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UConn Baseball Welcomes 5-Year-Old With Leukemia Onto Team, Gives Him His Own Locker

The Associated Press | Posted 04.21.2015 | Good News

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The University of Connecticut baseball team welcomed its newest member: 5-year-old Grayson Hand of Sturbridge, Massachusetts....

Beyond the Classroom, an Education in Making a Difference

Jay Scott | Posted 05.04.2015 | Impact
Jay Scott

My daughter Alexandra "Alex" Scott, the creator of Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation, would be 19 years old now, and I don't think it's a shock to learn that I often wonder what she would be like today.

I'm With Stupid: Chicken Wings, Rolling Rock and Brazilian Balls

Todd Hartley | Posted 06.11.2014 | Sports
Todd Hartley

I drank Rolling Rock beer and ate chicken wings, and I yelled at the TV to make sure the Huskies players knew what they were supposed to do. Without my advice and directions, those kids would have been completely lost out there.

UConn Taunts Drake

The Huffington Post | Tyler McCarthy | Posted 04.09.2014 | Sports

2014 is a good year to be a UConn Husky, so much so that the UConn men’s basketball team, the reigning NCAA champions, tried to recruit rapper Drake...

Beyond Basketball, What the UConn Huskies Mean to My Family

Jay Scott | Posted 06.08.2014 | Impact
Jay Scott

I feel lucky to count myself among the early believers in Huskies basketball. As I wear my UConn shirt proudly today, I remember when the campus community rallied around our entire family.

UConn Huskies Faces Off Against Florida Gators

AP | JIM O'CONNELL | Posted 04.04.2014 | Sports

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The last time Florida lost there were still 23 shopping days until Christmas. The Gators have won every game since that los...

Jordan Schultz

Key Final Four Matchups: Shabazz Napier Vs. Scottie Wilbekin, John Calipari Vs. Bo Ryan | Jordan Schultz | Posted 04.04.2014 | Sports

Year after year, one thing remains true about the Final Four: It's as much a spectacle as it is a pair of basketball games fueled by teenagers and 20-...

Jordan Schultz

Been Under A Rock? Here's Your Final Four Preview | Jordan Schultz | Posted 04.03.2014 | Sports

Finally, the Final Four is here. With three marquee games remaining, the field remains as open as ever. In a tournament rife with upsets and excellenc...

No. 23 UConn Downs Vermont, 67-49

AP | PAT EATON-ROBB | Posted 11.14.2012 | Sports

STORRS, Conn. -- Vermont's Luke Apfeld believes his team's offense will come around, and shots will eventually fall. They just haven't in the Catamou...

UConn's Geno Auriemma Chastises Player: 'Halloween Is For Eight-Year-Olds'

The Huffington Post | Kavitha A. Davidson | Posted 02.06.2013 | Sports

UConn women's basketball head coach Geno Auriemma is known as much for his team's dominant success as his boisterous personality. Never afraid to spea...

National Champion Arrested On Drug Charge

AP | PAT EATON-ROBB | Posted 06.22.2011 | Sports

HARTFORD, Conn. – Jamal Coombs-McDaniel, a swingman on Connecticut's national championship basketball team, has been arrested on a marijuana pos...

Kemba To Enter NBA Draft?

AP | Posted 06.11.2011 | Sports

STORRS, Conn. — Connecticut has called a news conference for Tuesday with guard Kemba Walker, where it is expected the junior star will announce...

Butler's Historically Bad Shooting Night

AP | NANCY ARMOUR | Posted 06.05.2011 | Sports

HOUSTON — Keep shooting, the Butler players told each other over and over, the shots are bound to start falling. Not even close....

UConn Students Riot In Streets

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 06.05.2011 | Sports

STORRS, Conn. — University of Connecticut and state police say they arrested 27 people after the Huskies won the national basketball championship. ...


Posted 06.04.2011 | Sports

Butler and UConn square off tonight in the NCAA tournament championship game at 9:23 p.m. ET. It has been a wild tournament thus far, filled with craz...

PHOTOS: Butler, UConn Mascots Go Paw-to-Paw

Sporting News | Posted 06.04.2011 | Sports

As preparations for Monday night's national championship game between the No. 8 Butler Bulldogs and the No. 3 Connecticut Huskies get underway, be sur...

Which Team Will Win The National Title Game?

Posted 06.02.2011 | Sports

The NCAA tournament championship game is set. The Butler Bulldogs reached their second straight title game and they will take on the UConn Huskies in ...

UConn Earns Final Four Bid

AP | GREG BEACHAM | Posted 05.26.2011 | Sports

ANAHEIM, Calif. — Jim Calhoun could scarcely watch when the most improbable postseason run of his coaching life at Connecticut came down to an o...

On To The Elite Eight

AP | GREG BEACHAM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

ANAHEIM, Calif. — The legend of Kemba Walker is growing bigger with each postseason feat for the Connecticut Huskies, who are on the brink of an...

The Kemba Walker Show

AP | JIM O'CONNELL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

NEW YORK — Kemba Walker capped the best five days an individual and team may have ever had in college basketball, scoring 19 points to lead No. ...

The Kemba Walker Show

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

NEW YORK -- Kemba Walker hit the winning basket on a classic stepback jumper at the buzzer, and No. 21 Connecticut stunned third-ranked Pittsburgh 76-...

WATCH: Bizarre Missed Free Throw

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Try getting this rebound. Late in the first half of UConn's 65-56 loss to West Virginia, sophomore Alex Oriakhi stepped up to the free throw line. T...

Kentucky Vs. UConn: John Wall Leads Wildcats To Win

AP | JIM O'CONNELL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

NEW YORK — Freshman John Wall scored a season-high 25 points, including 12 of Kentucky's last 15 in the game, and the fourth-ranked Wildcats bea...