Women's Soccer: Huskies looking to sail past River Hawks over the weekend 

Women's Soccer: Huskies looking to sail past River Hawks over the weekend 

The UConn women’s soccer team will make the drive two hours from Storrs up to Lowell this Saturday for a match-up against UMass Lowell. UConn is coming off a loss to Harvard at home, and they now sit at 3-3-1 on the year.

Column: What’s bugging Baker?

Column: What’s bugging Baker?

Baker Mayfield and the Browns were slated for a successful 2019 campaign after a slew of offseason moves, including a trade that landed stud wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. in Cleveland. But, through two weeks, the former Heisman Trophy winner has not looked right, even with a 1-1 record. So the question remains, what’s been bugging Baker? 

Men’s Soccer: Huskies looking to keep momentum going against Columbia

Men’s Soccer: Huskies looking to keep momentum going against Columbia

The UConn men’s soccer team is set to play their second game of the week this Friday, as they head back to Dillon Stadium to take on Columbia University. The Huskies are coming off a strong performance against Manhattan College in which they came out on top 2-0 and will look to add another win to their total against the Lions. 

Point/Counter: Would the NFL-worst Dolphins sink or swim against the Crimson Tide?

Point/Counter: Would the NFL-worst Dolphins sink or swim against the Crimson Tide?

Let’s face it, the Miami Dolphins have but nothing short of atrocious to kick off the 2019 NFL season, going 0-2 with huge losses against the Ravens and Patriots. But is the unquestioned worst team in professional football decent enough to beat a college team like Alabama, or are the Tide capable of rolling over these “pros” like the NFL has thus far? Conner Gilson and Jorge Eckardt discuss. 

Field Hockey to open Big East play against Quinnipiac   

Field Hockey to open Big East play against Quinnipiac    

For the second-consecutive weekend, the UConn field hockey team will hit the road for a pair of contests. First up is Big East rival Quinnipiac on Friday before a top-10 matchup with sixth-ranked Princeton. Now No. 4 and with a blemish on their record, the Huskies will look to continue their dominant season into conference play that includes three shutouts.  

Dog Pound Challenge up next for UConn Volleyball

Dog Pound Challenge up next for UConn Volleyball

Gampel Pavilion will be the site of the fifth annual Dog Pound Challenge at the University of Connecticut. The UConn women’s volleyball team will kick off the tournament against Holy Cross in the first and only game scheduled for Thursday evening. Dartmouth and Providence will also be attendees at the tournament.  

Around the American Soccer: Flawless SMU, UConn midtable, Cincinnati downfall

Around the American Soccer: Flawless SMU, UConn midtable, Cincinnati downfall

UConn’s losing streak continued on the road due to their unlucky 3-0 defeat against Yale last Wednesday and their 4-1 loss against Georgetown on Saturday, where Jordan Hall scored and marked his sixth goal of the season.

UConn In The Pros: Collier takes home Rookie of the Year, Springer makes history

UConn In The Pros: Collier takes home Rookie of the Year, Springer makes history

The UConn women’s basketball program continues to provide some of the faces of the WNBA. The latest is Napheesa Collier, who was named the 2019 WNBA Rookie of the Year last week. Collier was drafted sixth overall in this year’s draft by the Minnesota Lynx, and she quickly became one of the team’s most important players. 

Point/Counterpoint: Will Rafa pass Federer in Grand Slams? 

Point/Counterpoint: Will Rafa pass Federer in Grand Slams? 

With the dawn of a new decade in Tennis, and the Grand Slam count between Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal being the closest it ever has, and arguably will be, the GOAT talks have become more open. In this week’s point/counterpoint, Andrew Morrison and Nicholas Martin debate who will close out their career with the edge in Grand Slam titles. 

UEFA Champion League begins

UEFA Champion League begins

The greatest competition in the world of soccer returns for Matchday 1 as the 2019-20 UEFA Champions League begins, and the road to Istanbul commences. Paris-Saint Germain will again attempt to prove that it is one of Europe’s elite clubs as they welcome “los blancos” to the Parc Des Princes on Wednesday night.

Around the American Football: Temple pulls off the upset over No. 21 Maryland, UCF stays undefeated 

Around the American Football: Temple pulls off the upset over No. 21 Maryland, UCF stays undefeated 

While the UConn football team did not have a game this weekend, there were still plenty of exciting matchups across the American Athletic Conference. If you like high scoring football, then you had plenty to be excited about this weekend, with Temple being the only non-blowout of the games this past weekend. UCF managed to stay unbeaten on the season as well, securing a win over Stanford.   

Hey Seanny J: Will the Saints be okay without Brees?  

Hey Seanny J: Will the Saints be okay without Brees?  

The air was still on Sunday afternoon in Los Angeles. I guess you could say there was a *dramatically removes sunglasses* lack of Brees. Saints quarterback Drew Brees, who finished second in MVP voting last season, left Sunday’s game against the Los Angeles Rams after a hand-to-hand collision with Aaron Donald.