“When John Toner spoke, people listened”

Sports notables across the nation continue to react to news that former UConn athletic director John Toner passed away Tuesday morning at his home in Georgia. Toner, 91, was football coach at UConn before being named athletic director. He hired Geno Auriemma, Jim Calhoun, led UConn into the Big East, and held several leadership roles […]

Toner’s touch still on display in Storrs

STORRS – Reminders of John Toner’s influence on the University of Connecticut can still be found on a tour through the campus in Storrs. Start with Gampel Pavilion, the silver, domed arena that dominates the skyline. Walk from one end of campus to the other, making note of the new buildings and renovations that have […]

Back in business at The Files

My apologies to followers of this blog. I’ve heard from some who are missing our posts. Well, I’m glad to say we are back at it. I was shut down for about four days last week with laptop computer problems. Those have been fixed. Then I took a four-day weekend vacation home to Kansas City […]