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UConn AD: No Need For Student Athlete Stipends

STORRS, Conn. (AP) – UConn’s athletic director says he opposes the idea of unions for college athletes, but sees the need to provide students on athletic scholarships with additional money. Warde Manuel, in a wide-ranging […]

07/16/2014

Geremy Davis, UConn  Photo credit:  Bob  Stowell/UConn)

Geremy Davis Named To Biletnikoff Award Watch List

UConn senior wide receiver Geremy Davis is among the candidates for this year’s Biletnikoff Award recognizing the outstanding receiver in college football.

07/15/2014

East Carolina Pirate, (Streeter Lecka/Getty Images,) Tulsa Golden Hurricanes (Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images,) Tulane  Green Wave (Ryan Griffin/Getty Images)

AAC Makeup Changes, Effective Today

As of July 1, the American Athletic Conference has expanded.

07/01/2014

Geno Auriemma, USA Basketball (Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

U-S Women’s National Team Will Play Sept. Exhibition In Bridgeport

The U.S. women’s basketball team will play Canada in an exhibition game Sept. 15 before the world championship in Turkey.

06/30/2014

DeAndre Daniels (Chris Steppig/Pool/Getty Images)

UConn’s Daniels Chosen #37th In NBA Draft, By Raptors

_ The Toronto Raptors selected Connecticut forward DeAndre Daniels with the No. 37 overall pick in Thursday’s NBA draft.

06/27/2014

BROOKLYN, NY - JUNE 26: L-R Elfrid Payton, TJ Warren, Marcus Smart, Noah Vonleh,Gary Harris,Jusuf Nurkic,Zach LaVine,Dario Saric, Doug McDermott,Adreian Payne, Andrew Wiggins,Julius Randle,Jabari Parker, Aaron Gordon,Tyler Ennis,James Young,Shabazz Napier, Rodney Hood,Nik Staukus,Dante Exum pose for a photo during the 2014 NBA Draft on June 26, 2014 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.  Copyright 2014 NBAE (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler /NBAE /Getty Images)

Napier Chosen By Hornets, #24 In NBA Draft

The Charlotte Hornets chose Shabazz Napier 24th in the NBA draft Thursday, amid expectations that the Hornets would trade him to the Miami Heat.

06/26/2014

(Courtesy Sports Illustrates)

Former Husky Springer On “Sports Illustrated” Cover

George Springer of Avon Old Farms High School and the University of Connecticut is featured on the cover of the latest issue of Sports Illustrated magazine.

06/25/2014

File photo of Tate George. (Tim DeFrisco/Allsports/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Tate George Sentencing Delayed

A sentencing for a former NBA player convicted of ripping off investors in a Ponzi scheme has been pushed back.

06/18/2014

Duke Blue Devil (Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

UConn-Duke At Meadowlands In December

The UConn Huskies and Duke Blue Devels have announced they’ll play a neutral-court game in December.

06/16/2014

Geno Auriemma visits WTIC (Jenneen Lee/WTIC Photo)

Geno Auriemma Shares His Thoughts On WTIC NewsTalk 1080

Hear podcasts from Geno Auriemma’s appearance as co-host on WTIC NewsTalk 1080, June 11.

06/12/2014