NCAA to Assist with Family Travel Expenses

On Tuesday the NCAA announced that it has granted a waiver to the College Football Playoff to allow it to assist with expenses for players’ family members to travel to the national championship game in Arlington, Texas.  In addition, the NCAA announced a “pilot program” to assist players’ family members travel to the Men’s and […]

Friday Sports Briefs

UConn, Danbury Whalers Eye Championship The UConn men’s basketball team competes in the Final Four this weekend in Dallas, tipping off against Florida on Saturday evening.  The UConn women’s basketball team will also compete in the Final Four, playing Stanford on Sunday night.  Last but not least, the Danbury Whalers look to defend their Federal Hockey League […]

Congratulations to the UConn Huskies, National Champions!

Congratulations to the University of Connecticut Huskies, the 2011 NCAA Men’s Basketball National Champions.  A pep rally has been set for 5pm today in Storrs.  Here is some coverage of the Huskies’ victory: UConn Beats Butler 53-41 For Third National Title Kemba Walker serves title-winning dish The Game Was Ugly, But UConn’s Defense Was Legendary Oriakhi’s presence […]

Monday Sports Briefs: UConn Basketball Edition

The UConn men’s basketball team, in advancing to the Final Four of the NCAA Tournament, did its best to remove the accusations of NCAA violations from the front of the sports page.  Nevertheless, the alleged NCAA violations continue to be explored. Paul Doyle of The Hartford Courant examines how UConn’s administration and oversight of its […]