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UConn's George Blaney Not Just Along For The Ride -
Blaney talks about how good Calhoun is for him. Over a decade, he has been just as good for Calhoun. He has given Calhoun a confidante, a man of the same generation he can trust in the business of X's and O's and in the business of life. Blaney weathers storms. He rides the rough seas. An eruption by Calhoun? Blaney will wait for the lava to cool and ashes to clear.

Jim Calhoun, coach of NCAA basketball champ UConn, can relate to Steve Lavin's cancer diagnosis
Connecticut coach Jim Calhoun spoke with great admiration yesterday about St. John's coach Steve Lavin and Lavin's decision to go public Friday about being diagnosed with prostate cancer. The coach of the national champion Huskies, a prostate cancer survivor, believes the 46-year-old Lavin can do a great deal to raise awareness of the disease among his generation.

UConn Football's Freshmen Looking to Make Impact - Beaumont Enterprise
Returning receivers Kashif Moore and Michael Smith led the team in receptions and yardage, but the numbers were modest. Davis and Jones are among the candidates to help open the field for the as-of-yet unnamed UConn quarterback.

Football, UConn, spring practice -
Added Teggart, whose career-long 52-yard field goal beat South Florida and gave the Huskies the Big East championship and a BCS berth in December: "Every game starts with special teams. If you can make something happen right away … the great teams get it done on special teams."

Notre Dame baseball: Irish routs UConn in finale -
Notre Dame (13-16-1, 4-5 Big East) took advantage of three Connecticut (17-11-1, 7-2) errors in the bottom of the first inning to grab a 5-0, and from there the rout was on.

Lynx looking at Maya Moore with No. 1 pick in WNBA draft -
"She's a once-in-a-lifetime player," UConn coach Geno Auriemma said. "We were fortunate to have had her."