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Men’s track and field: Huskies to compete in 125th Penn Relays

Men’s track and field: Huskies to compete in 125th Penn Relays

Friday will start Adam Khriss and Colt Nichols representing the Huskies in the 400m hurdles. Konstantin Rust will be the lone UConn runner in the 110m hurdles. UConn will field relay teams for the 4x100m and 4x800m, as well as the distance medley, sprint medley relay and shuttle hurdle relay.

Editorial: UConn Must Continue to Play Ball with SNY

Editorial: UConn Must Continue to Play Ball with SNY

Financially speaking, the ESPN deal is fairly appealing for both sides. As The Hartford Courant’s Mike Anthony notes, the 12-year, $1 billion deal “represents a healthy influx of money for UConn and every other conference school, with the average payout approaching $7 million annually, nearly $5 million more than what UConn receives under the current deal.” Such a contribution would greatly aid UConn’s athletic department as it climbs out of its $41 million debt. Also, reports indicate that ESPN intends to broadcast most AAC games on its rising ESPN-plus digital streaming service. UConn’s athletic offerings may prove particularly enticing for subscribers--and consequently profitable for ESPN.

Baseball: Huskies take on familiar foe UMass

Baseball: Huskies take on familiar foe UMass

After a short-lived stint in the national rankings, UConn (23-13, 7-5 The American) dropped out of the polls due to a rough weekend against Cincinnati. Since then, however, the Huskies have made a strong case to get back in the top-25, having won four of five including a series win over conference foe Memphis over the weekend.

Men’s Basketball: Huskies drop fifth of last six, come up short at Tulsa

Men’s Basketball: Huskies drop fifth of last six, come up short at Tulsa

“Listen, some things need to be done from the league office on this one,” Hurley said. “When I’m wrong, I’ll take it, I’ll take my technicals, I’ll take my ejection at the Garden, I was wrong then. But [tonight] was a complete overreaction, and then escalation.”

Football: Edsall states bold ideas regarding the college football playoff at AAC Media Days

Football: Edsall states bold ideas regarding the college football playoff at AAC Media Days

Several of the other coaches in attendance strengthened the conference line: that the College Football Playoff needs to be reformed, and that AAC teams need a shot in the current system, including UConn head coach Randy Edsall

Track and Field: Huskies roll at Artie O’Connor Invitational

Track and Field: Huskies roll at Artie O’Connor Invitational

The UConn men’s track and field team was unstoppable, at the Artie O’Connor Invitational Friday, taking home first-place. The Huskies would earned individual first-place finishes, allowing them to earn 100 points ahead of second-place, Monroe College.

Swimming and Diving: Huskies shatter records at AAC Championship

Swimming and Diving: Huskies shatter records at AAC Championship

Several NCAA qualifiers and school records were set as the women finished in fifth place and the men took home a fourth place finish. The NCAA has two types of qualifications: the A standard is an immediate invite to the NCAA Championship; the B standard fills up the addition spots for each race as necessary.