Rutgers reportedly plans to hire Steve Pikiell

What a week it was for Steve Pikiell, the Bristol, Conn., native who went on star for Jim Calhoun’s UConn basketball team and later served as Calhoun’s assistant coach. One week after winning his first America East tournament championship in 11 seasons at Stony Brook, Pikiell was selected to become the new head coach at […]

UConn extra points: Ball protection, Davis, the field goal

UConn coach Bob Diaco told members of the Connecticut media Saturday that he needed to share some perspective. “BYU is a partner for us,” he explained, referring to the Cougars, who handed UConn a 35-10 defeat in the season opener for both on Friday night at Rentschler Field. “You could look at them as an […]

UConn football to play seven home games in 2014

Bob Diaco’s debut as Connecticut football coach will come Friday, Aug. 29 at Rentschler Field against BYU. The 8 p.m. game will be televised by ESPN and is the first of three consecutive non-conference home games to start the season for the Huskies. The 2014 football schedule was released Tuesday by the American Athletic Conference. […]