The Detroit Pistons have spent most of their offseason reshaping the roster to Andre Drummond's liking. They truly believe that he can be the next Dwight Howard under Stan Van Gundy.
Former Husky Caron Butler is planning to publish his autobiography in October. The story will take readers through his tough childhood and his journey to the NBA.
"The Pelicans shouldn’t expect much more than intangible contributions from Kendrick Perkins. Adrien will serve as the actually productive backup limited big man."
"Weston’s Jesse Nusbaum recently gifted "The Husky" to University of Connecticut’s Men’s Basketball Head Coach Kevin Ollie at a presentation at UConn’s Storrs campus."
"As if her season weren't going well enough, Moore, the first female basketball player signed to Jordan Brand, also received her own special edition Air Jordan 1 retro sneaker colored to her specifications. The day after her stunning All-Star performance, Moore's kicks were available in stores nationwide."
"The New York Liberty trio played some hoops with AJ Calloway and answered some "hard-hitting questions" on their celebrity crushes. While that may not sound all that compelling, it's completely worth watching for Stokes' answer alone."
"The 6-foot-5, 304-pound McBryde is at home in Beaver Falls, Pa., with his right foot elevated following surgery for a broken foot sustained during training camp with the Philadelphia Eagles."
"UConn football commit Eddie Hahn could miss the first game or two of his senior season at Red Bank (N.J.) Catholic High School after undergoing surgery to repair a torn meniscus on Thursday."
Jamar Summers has been working hard this summer to fill the void left by Byron Jones.
"The Seattle Seahawks have released cornerback Jeremy Crayton and signed wide receiver Deshon Foxx to the 90-man roster, the team announced this morning."
"University of Connecticut redshirt senior linebacker Marquise Vann (Cincinnati, Ohio) has been added to the Watch List for the 2015 Lombardi Award. He joins fellow Husky senior linebacker Graham Stewart (Durham, Conn.) on this list. Stewart was named to the original Watch List in mid-July."
"The University of Connecticut football team held a scrimmage at Pratt & Whitney Stadium at Rentschler Field on Thursday morning following the taking of the annual team photo."
"One of the highlights of the day was Diaco announcing that the team had selected its four captains the season season - redshirt senior safety Andrew Adams (Fayetteville, Ga.), redshirt senior defensive lineman Julian Campenni (West Pittston, Pa.), redshirt junior offensive tackle Andreas Knappe (Silkeborg, Denmark) and redshirt senior linebacker Marquise Vann (Cincinnati, Ohio)."
"Despite a first half score from senior defender Istvan Kanyo, the UConn men’s soccer team fell, 2-1, to No. 15 Syracuse on Saturday night at Joseph J. Morrone Stadium in its final exhibition match of the preseason. The team will open the regular season on Friday, Aug. 28 at 7 p.m. against St. Francis Brooklyn at Morrone Stadium."
"The Uconn women's soccer team defeated Colgate 4-1 on Friday in the first regular season game of the 2015 schedule. Two goals from junior Rachel Hill (Rollinsford, N.H.) helped lead the Huskies to their first victory."
"Junior forward Rachel Hill (Rollinsford, N.H) was honored as the Offensive Player of the Week by the American Athletic Conference for the week of August 24, 2015. The accolade was in response to Hill’s five-point match against Colgate Friday, Aug. 21 in UConn’s first regular season game of its 2015 schedule."
"The UConn women’s soccer team takes on Georgetown Thursday, Aug. 27 at 4 p.m. at Shaw field in Washington, D.C., which marks the team’s first road game of the 2015 season."
"The UConn women’s soccer team was ranked No. 25 in the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) national poll of NCAA Division I women’s teams."
"The University of Connecticut field hockey team has been ranked No. 1 in the 2015 Penn Monto/NFHCA Division I Preseason Poll, as announced on Tuesday. "
"The UConn volleyball team kicked off the 2015 season Friday as the squad held its annual Blue vs. White scrimmage at Gampel Pavilion. The Huskies, who are heading into their final days of preseason camp, are set to start the regular season in exactly one week at the UConn Invite."