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UConn football and men's basketball news and notes from writer Neill Ostrout.

Hathaway, UConn reach buyout agreement

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The New London Day is reported early today that Friday would be UConn athletic director Jeff Hathaway’s last day on the job. It was. Hathaway and the school agreed to the terms of a buyout early Friday evening. The two will part ways immediately. Hathaway’s review, which was done by MGT of America, was only […] [Read More]
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Georgetown hoop team scuffles in China

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Reminds me of one of my favorite Rocky (IV, that is) lines: “This is supposed to be…an exhibition!” Video courtesy of sportsgrid. [Read More]
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UConn football notes: Sio Moore sits with minor injury

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A few notes from the UConn football team, who finished up practice in the Shenkman Center a few minutes ago: — LB Sio Moore missed Tuesday afternoon’s practice with an injury. Head coach Paul Pasqualoni wouldn’t disclose the injury but said it’s not serious. “He’ll be fine. He’s just a little dinged up,” Pasqualoni said. […] [Read More]
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Open football practice cancelled

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If you were planning to head to Storrs this afternoon for the UConn football team’s open practice, don’t bother. The rain (the condition of the practice fields) has forced UConn to cancel the public viewing. There is one more open practice for fans to attend this preseason, however. On Saturday morning (8:45 a.m.) the Huskies […] [Read More]
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No QB decision, no moves to WR (yet) for UConn

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It was media day with the UConn football team Friday. A few notes from the Huskies, with some late-afternoon additions: • The quarterback situation remains truly muddy. “My drop dead is Thursday, September 1,” coach Paul Pasqualoni joked of his final decision. The coach has liked what he’s seen, if that matters, from the likes […] [Read More]
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College GameDay headed to Storrs again

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The basketball version of ESPN’s College GameDay will visit Gampel Pavilion again this year, heading to Storrs for a Feb. 25 game against Syracuse. Rece Davis, Jay Bilas, Digger Phelps, Hubert Davis and Bob Knight are all expected to be in-house for the show, and to watch the defending national champs take on the rival […] [Read More]
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UConn football team loses another WR, Generett gone

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The UConn football team’s wide receivers are dropping like flies. Last week it was QB/WR Leon Kinnard and Tuesday it was Gerrard Sheppard. Today we got word that Malik Generett is leaving too. The loss of one backup wide receiver during training camp isn’t a big deal. Losses at this time of year are part […] [Read More]
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UConn-Arkansas on ESPN; Drummond switching prep schools

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The UConn men’s basketball team will host Arkansas Dec. 3 as part of the Big East/SEC Challenge. The game will start at 3:15 p.m. and be seen on ESPN. In other UConn news (sort of), St. Thomas More center Andre Drummond can no longer be called so. The big man from Middletown is spending his […] [Read More]
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