Joe D’s Notebook

JOE D’S NOTEBOOK

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 19, THE MORNING AFTER: The tenth chapter in the UConn-Duke Holy War was similar to the first nine, hard fought, competitive, emotional. And at the end of the night, the better team won. […]

WTIC NewsTalk 1080–12/19/2014

Duke Blue Devil (Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

JOE D’S NOTEBOOK: The One That Said ‘Duke’

Let’s not kid anyone Husky Nation, when the 14-15 schedule came out, one game drew everyone’s attention. It was the one that said DUKE. Well, it’s time for the Huskies and Blue Devils to renew their rivalry for the first time since November of 2009.

WTIC NewsTalk 1080–12/17/2014

EAST HARTFORD, CT - DECEMBER 06: Head coach Bob Diaco of the Connecticut Huskies stands in a huddle during a timeout in the second half against the SMU Mustangs during the game at Rentschler Field on December 6, 2014 in East Hartford, Connecticut. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

JOE D’S NOTEBOOK: Uconn Football’s Transition Season Is Over

The transition season for UConn football is over. Ending with a whimper, an embarrassing 27-20 loss to previously winless SMU before a couple of thousand devoted fans at Rentschler Field.

WTIC NewsTalk 1080–12/09/2014

(Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

JOE D’S NOTEBOOK

FRIDAY, NOV 21, SAN JUAN. Two games into the season and while the UConn men have yet to play a complete 40 minute game, they still have yet to lose. Thursdays 65-57 win over College […]

WTIC NewsTalk 1080–11/21/2014

Kevin Ollie (Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

JOE D’S NOTEBOOK

WEDNESDAY, SAN JUAN P.R.: Would it make you feel better if I told you it rained a couple of times here today? No, I didn’t think it would. Because it only rains for a couple […]

WTIC NewsTalk 1080–11/19/2014

JOE D’S NOTEBOOK

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 14: And so it begins again. The long, arduous college basketball season tips off tonight with both national champions in action on separate coasts. I will leave it to Bob Joyce to give […]

WTIC NewsTalk 1080–11/14/2014

UConn Husky (Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

JOE D’S NOTEBOOK: So Much UConn, So Little Time…

So much to review,so little space. But there are two wins that must be addressed in the world of UConn sports.

WTIC NewsTalk 1080–11/06/2014

JOE D’S NOTEBOOK

HALLOWEEN- The time for tricks and treats will be over by the time that UConn and UCF face off at what could be a soggy Rentschler Field on Saturday afternoon. Yes, that’s right, UConn football […]

WTIC NewsTalk 1080–10/31/2014

Wide receiver Isaiah Jones #7 of the East Carolina Pirates looks for additional yards after a reception in the first half against the Virginia Tech Hokies at Lane Stadium on September 13, 2014 in Blacksburg, Virginia. East Carolina defeated Virginia Tech 28-21.  (Photo by Michael Shroyer/Getty Images)

JOE D’S NOTEBOOK – UConn vs East Carolina

It’s back to work tonight for the UConn football team and what a challenge it is. The Huskies will head into the most hostile environment they will face all season at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium against the best team they will face in the Pirates of East Carolina University.

WTIC NewsTalk 1080–10/23/2014

Deshon Foxx, UConn (Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

JOE D’S NOTEBOOK: The Tulane Game

The Big Easy wasn’t very friendly to the UConn football team last Saturday night. The Huskies struggles continued in a dismal 12-3 loss to Tulane at spanking new Yulman Stadium.

WTIC NewsTalk 1080–10/16/2014

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