Former UConn great, NBA star Clifford Robinson dies at 53

(WTNH) — Legendary NBA basketball player and former University of Connecticut Huskies basketball star Clifford Robinson has died at the age of 53, according to ESPN. UConn basketball wasn’t always the national program that it is today. And it had to start somewhere. It started the day Robinson came to the Storrs campus from Buffalo. […]

Texas schools carry apprehension into kickoff amid pandemic

Houston Baptist still had three games scheduled for only its eighth football season when the FCS Southland Conference decided a few weeks ago to not play league games this fall. Then came the expanded protocols and increased costly testing necessary to play upper-division schools during a pandemic. “You begin to think, ‘Is any of this […]

UConn Athletics: 2020 Football season canceled due to COVID-19 concerns

STORRS, Conn. (WTNH) — The University of Connecticut Athletic Department announced in a release Wednesday morning the Huskies football team will not be playing any games this season. “After receiving guidance from state and public health officials and consulting with football student-athletes, we’ve decided that we will not compete on the gridiron this season,” director […]

UConn’s Stevens retires with 3 NCAA field hockey titles

STORRS, Conn (AP) — Nancy Stevens, who led UConn to three national titles in becoming the winningest coach in NCAA field hockey history, retired Friday. Stevens, who spent the last 30 years in Storrs, will leave Sept. 1 and be succeeded by her long-time assistant coach, Paul Caddy, the school said. She plans to remain […]

Cosmic Legos: Black holes merge into never before seen size

Black holes are getting stranger — even to astronomers. They’ve now detected the signal from a long ago violent collision of two black holes that created a new one of a size that had never been seen before. “It’s the biggest bang since the Big Bang observed by humanity,” said Caltech physicist Alan Weinstein, who […]

UConn becomes 1st FBS program to cancel football over virus

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — UConn canceled its 2020-2021 football season Wednesday, becoming the first FBS program to do so because of the coronavirus pandemic, after other schools had taken the Huskies off their schedules and the governor was reluctant to allow players to travel to states with high infection rates. “After receiving guidance from state […]

Former UConn great Stanley Robinson passes away at 32

Stanley “Sticks” Robinson, a starting forward on UConn’s 2008-09 Final Four men’s basketball team, passed away suddenly on Tuesday morning at his home in Birmingham, Alabama.

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