TheRoundUp 5/11: Could the UConn-BC cold war be coming to an end?

What are in the odds that in a few years this is a photo of a Boston College player getting lit up by a Husky instead of a Wildcat?

Connecticut governor says time for UConn and Boston College to put differences behind them - The Washington Post
Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy says it is time for the University of Connecticut and Boston College to put hard feelings behind them and work to re-establish an important New England rivalry on the football field and basketball court. In an interview with The Associated Press Thursday, Malloy, an alumnus of Boston College, said he has expressed those sentiments in talks over the past year with Boston College President William Leahy.

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and UConn athletic director Warde Manuel Want Renewal Of UConn-BC sports Rivalry - Courant.com
It does not hurt that Manuel and his BC counterpart, Gene DeFilippo, are friends. "I talked briefly with Gene [Wednesday]," Manuel said Thursday. "Gene and I have been friends for a long time. … It's a process that will happen over time."

UConn spring wrap - Big East Blog - ESPN
1. Ryan Wirth steps up. UConn is taking a major hit to the middle of its line with Kendall Reyes and Twyon Martin both gone. Defensive tackle Wirth had one of the best springs for UConn and capped it with a terrific spring game, getting 4.5 sacks, 5.5 tackles for loss and a safety. He could be a really good replacement up front.

Our View: UConn women deserve SNY deal - Norwich, CT - The Bulletin
The deal is one piece to help ensure that UConn continues to be the dominant presence in women’s basketball. But to make this leap into the national television stage, UConn had to cut ties with its longtime broadcaster, Connecticut Public Television. While CPTV’s financial offer was only slightly less than SNY’s $4.55 million over four years, it could not offer the same exposure.

UConn Ends Season With 8-0 Loss To Louisville - University of Connecticut Official Athletics Site
The Husky softball team ended their 2012 season with a 8-0 loss in five innings against the Louisville Cardinals in the first round of the BIG EAST Championship on Thursday afternoon. UConn, who reached the postseason for the first time since 2009, concludes its season with 21-27 (9-13 BE) overall mark. The Cardinals advance to the semifinals and improve to 51-3 on the season.

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