UConn Athletics

Editorial: UConn logo designers must protect their pack from developing a pack mentality

Editorial: UConn logo designers must protect their pack from developing a pack mentality

Upon receiving backlash, UConn Associate Director of Athletics for Athletic Communications Patrick McKenna noted that “the fallout that ensued from last week’s announcement was embarrassing and we certainly took our lumps.” An understatement, yes, but at least he acknowledged the severity of the situation. Before we move forward, we must determine why this debacle occurred in the first place and devise ways to prevent further incidents of this ilk. 

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.