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Roundtable: New Year’s resolutions for UConn athletics

Roundtable: New Year’s resolutions for UConn athletics

With disappointing seasons for both basketball programs, perhaps the worst football team in program history, and, well, zero national championships, it was a generally rough 2018 for UConn athletics.

Adrianne Swinney named next Chief Operating Officer for UConn Athletics

Adrianne Swinney named next Chief Operating Officer for UConn Athletics

The UConn Huskies tabbed Adrianne Swinney to become the Chief Operating Officer in the athletic department, replacing Beth Goetz, who became the Athletic Director at Ball State in May. Swinney was in her third year as the Deputy Athletics Director at UNC Wilmington before making the move to Storrs.

Column: Sports betting is here, lucratively and ambiguously

Column: Sports betting is here, lucratively and ambiguously

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.

Editorial: UConn athletes prove they can be successful in class and the field

Editorial: UConn athletes prove they can be successful in class and the field

It is important for universities to realize that even though a more successful athletic program means a bigger nationwide appearance, and more monetary revenue, if athletes ultimately never graduate from their schools, we have done a disservice to them.