"Big Ten leadership is looking long-term and there is little concern about how Rutgers is perceived currently. As the conference attempts to get its network onto more East Coast cable carriers and attract interest from fans and alumni in a new region, Delany is looking at the big picture."
"Mission Hill isn't a large neighborhood; it has less than half the residents of Jamaica Plain. The Alice Taylor Apartments complex is a mid-sized public housing development that sits just behind Northeastern University's west campus. It's where Napier grew up. But he's not the first soon-to-be NBA draftee to come from there."
"I'm not sure the general public understands just how much winning matters to Ollie. He's often irate after losses. Not quite on Calhoun's level, but truly not far off. When people analyze Kevin Ollie, his extreme competitiveness is often underrated."
"Beyond that, this is a wise deal struck by Warde Manuel. I would argue that the UConn athletic director might be the biggest winner of all in this."
"Collier was aware of who Boykin and Samuelson were before she made her official visit to UConn, but it wasn't until she spent time with them that she realized she would enjoy sharing a court with them."
"After four grueling days of competing against some of the best players in their age group, UConn commits De'Janae Boykin and Katie Lou Samuelson found out they would be teammates for the second summer in a row"
"The smile is still infectious, the enthusiasm for the game radiating out in all directions and yes, Sue Bird is still the darling of UConn fans everywhere."
"Springer, the former UConn star and Connecticut native, returned from injury and hit the first pitch he saw over the right field fence for a 2-0 Houston lead. He then put the Astros ahead 6-2 with another two-run shot, to left field, in the fifth. Springer finished with five RBIs."
"Temple (15-32) is discontinuing a baseball program that dates from 1927."
"The one-night class is intended to teach women "everything from the basic fundamentals of the game to finer intricacies," and attendees will go through football drills with UConn coaches and players."
"On Wednesday, May 21, Diaco headed to WILI Radio in Willimantic and was the guest on Wayne Norman's morning radio show. Norman, also the color commentator for UConn men's basketball and football, is the longest tenured morning radio host in the state - working the shift since November 1, 1971."
"While the new coach is ready to begin crafting a winning team, he does admit the journey will not be easy for him, his staff or his players."