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Artists rendering of a planned UConn basketball practice facility. (Courtesy University of Connecticut)

UConn Faces Fundraising Challenge For Athletics

UConn is putting the final touches on a new $40 million basketball training center, the first of several major athletic department projects planned for the school over the next few years.

07/21/2014

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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

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UConn Opposing Bill To Regulate Scholarships

Connecticut lawmakers are considering a bill that would require the University of Connecticut to continue paying for the education of athletes who lose their scholarships due to injury, illness or even a coach’s decision.

03/20/2013

(Courtesy Hockey East)

UConn Joins Hockey East

The University of Connecticut has made the much anticipated move to the Hockey East Association for men’s ice hockey for the 2014-1015 season. the country.

06/21/2012

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UConn Athletic Director: No Calhoun Coach-in-waiting

Connecticut Athletic Director Warde Manuel says he has no plans to name Kevin Ollie or anyone else as a coach-in-waiting for the men’s basketball program.

05/07/2012

Warde Manuel (Courtesy University at Buffalo)

Lambert Named Interim Atheletic Director At Buffalo

John Lambert has been named the University at Buffalo’s interim athletic director while the school launches a search to replace Warde Manuel, who is leaving to take over at UConn.

02/16/2012

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