Beth Goetz, who has served as chief operating officer for UConn athletics since June 2016, has accepted an offer to be the new Athletic Director at Ball State University.
“Every time I think their backs are to the wall, they respond in this kind of fashion, so it shouldn’t surprise me, I’m very proud of them.”
In a Monday morning decision, the United States Supreme Court ruled against the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act of 1992 (PASPA), which had made it illegal for states to authorize betting on sports. In the eyes of the courts, that provision was unconstitutional, and sports now have their own modus operandi in who, what, when, where, and how in establishing sports betting in their state, if they choose to at all.
UConn was up 6-4 in the top of the ninth inning, with two men on base and just two outs remaining to get the monkey off their back this Sunday against Houston. The Huskies had lost a devastating doubleheader to the Cougars on Friday in front of their largest crowd at Dunkin Donuts Park since they started playing there in 2016, and were looking to save face back in Storrs.