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UConn Insider Podcast, Episode 80: Scott Burrell

10/18/2018
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Former UConn men's basketball star Scott Burrell joins the Courant's Dom Amore to discuss his upcoming induction into the Huskies of Honor; his memories of the full-court pass he made to set up Tate George's famous shot during the "Dream Season" of 1990; choosing to pursue professional basketball instead of baseball; guarding Michael Jordan in practice; playing for Jim Calhoun and Phil Jackson and how they shaped him as a coach; bringing his team, Southern Connecticut, to Gampel to take on...

Duration:00:34:51

UConn Insider Podcast, Episode 79: Andre Dixon

10/11/2018
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The Courant's Alex Putterman and Chris Brodeur break down the good, the bad and the ugly from the first half of the UConn football team's season. Then, former Husky Andre Dixon joins Putterman to talk about the athletic performance center he runs in Hartford, his recent foray into high school coaching, his fondest UConn (and Hartford Colonial) memories and more.

Duration:00:31:37

UConn Insider Podcast, Episode 78: Dick Vitale

10/4/2018
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ESPN's Dick Vitale chats with the Courant's Dom Amore about his upcoming book, the state of UConn men's basketball, Dan Hurley's passion, the ongoing Kevin Ollie dispute and its foreseeable conclusion, memories of the old Big East, the case for the Huskies joining the new Big East, playoff baseball, his charitable works and more.

Duration:00:33:32

UConn Insider Podcast, Episode 77: Aaron Murray And Nancy Stevens

9/27/2018
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CBS Sports Network college football analyst Aaron Murray returns to the show to break down UConn-Cincinnati with The Courant's Alex Putterman (1:45). Then, The Courant's Lori Riley chats with UConn field hockey coach Nancy Stevens about Storrs' quietest dynasty, horseback safaris and rampaging elephants (16:00).

Duration:00:41:58

UConn Insider, Episode 76: Football With Alex Putterman

9/20/2018
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UConn football beat reporter Alex Putterman joins Chris Brodeur to discuss an ugly yet satisfying win over URI, David Pindell’s solid performance at quarterback, the scary prospect of the Huskies visiting the noisy environs of the Carrier Dome, plumber-turned-punter Luke Magliozzi and more. The guys mix in some Twitter questions as well.

Duration:00:33:24

UConn Insider Podcast, Episode 76: Football With Alex Putterman

9/20/2018
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UConn football beat reporter Alex Putterman joins Chris Brodeur to discuss an ugly yet satisfying win over URI, David Pindell's solid performance at quarterback, the scary prospect of the Huskies visiting the noisy environs of the Carrier Dome, plumber-turned-punter Luke Magliozzi and more. The guys mix in some Twitter questions as well.

Duration:00:33:24

UConn Insider, Episode 75: Ryan Krug And Brian Markowski

9/13/2018
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The Courant’s Alex Putterman, Mike Anthony and Chris Brodeur break down the UConn football team’s dismal showing in Boise before turning their attention to Randy Edsall’s recent comments about the state of the program. Then, former Huskies Ryan Krug and Brian Markowski — the honorary captains for Saturday’s matchup with URI— join the show to … Continue reading "UConn Insider, Episode 75: Ryan Krug And Brian Markowski"

Duration:00:51:33

UConn Insider Podcast, Episode 75: Ryan Krug And Brian Markowski

9/13/2018
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The Courant's Mike Anthony, Alex Putterman and Chris Brodeur break down a rough loss in Boise, as well as Randy Edsall's recent comments on the progress (or lack thereof) of the UConn Football team. Then, former offensive linemen Ryan Krug and Brian Markowski call in to discuss their role as honorary captains for the Huskies' matchup with URI Saturday, as well as share some perspective on what it was like to play with Dan Orlovsky and Terry Caulley during Edsall's first stint in Storrs.

Duration:00:51:33

UConn Insider, Episode 74: Football With Alex Putterman

9/6/2018
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The Courant’s Alex Putterman and Chris Brodeur break down the UConn football team’s season-opening loss to UCF. There were bright spots for the Huskies (quarterback David Pindell, receiver Kyle Buss), but mostly there were troubling developments (the secondary still can’t cover anybody, the turnover battle went the wrong way). The guys also decipher an interesting … Continue reading "UConn Insider, Episode 74: Football With Alex Putterman"

Duration:00:32:35

UConn Insider, Episode 73: Football With Mike Anthony And Alex Putterman

8/30/2018
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Columnist Mike Anthony and beat reporter Alex Putterman join Chris Brodeur to preview the 2018 UConn football season. The guys dissect the matchup with UCF, which is the Huskies’ toughest opener in years. After a breakdown of the roster and a big-picture look at the program’s progress, they wrap the show by taking some Twitter … Continue reading "UConn Insider, Episode 73: Football With Mike Anthony And Alex Putterman"

Duration:00:47:19

UConn Insider Podcast, Episode 73: Football With Mike Anthony And Alex Putterman

8/30/2018
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Columnist Mike Anthony and beat reporter Alex Putterman join Chris Brodeur to preview the 2018 UConn football season. The guys break down the matchup with UCF, which is the Huskies' toughest opener in years. After a breakdown of the roster and a big-picture look at the program's progress, they wrap the show by taking some Twitter questions.

Duration:00:47:19

UConn Insider, Episode 72: Football With Alex Putterman

8/16/2018
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The Courant’s new UConn football beat reporter Alex Putterman makes his debut appearance on the UConn Insider podcast. The West Hartford native joins Chris Brodeur to discuss growing up at the crossroads of the Red Sox-Yankees rivalry when it was at its apex, his UConn basketball fandom, studying journalism at Northwestern, his early impressions of … Continue reading "UConn Insider, Episode 72: Football With Alex Putterman"

Duration:00:36:58

UConn Insider Podcast, Episode 72: Football With Alex Putterman

8/16/2018
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The Courant's new UConn football beat reporter Alex Putterman makes his debut appearance on the UConn Insider podcast. The West Hartford native joins Chris Brodeur to discuss growing up at the crossroads of the Red Sox-Yankees rivalry when it was at its apex, his UConn basketball fandom, studying journalism at Northwestern, his early impressions of Randy Edsall's team and more.

Duration:00:36:58

UConn Insider, Episode 71: Rudy Gay

8/6/2018
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The Courant’s Dom Amore and Chris Brodeur kick off the show by previewing the Jim Calhoun Celebrity Classic, the former UConn coach’s annual charity all-star game at Mohegan Sun. The guys discuss the history of the game and its importance to the Calhoun family, what the vibe will be like given the rift between the … Continue reading "UConn Insider, Episode 71: Rudy Gay"

Duration:00:33:34

UConn Insider Podcast, Episode 71: Rudy Gay

8/6/2018
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The Courant's Dom Amore and Chris Brodeur kick off the show by previewing the Jim Calhoun Celebrity Classic, the former UConn coach's annual charity all-star game at Mohegan Sun. The guys discuss the history of the game and its importance to the Calhoun family, what the vibe will be like given the rift between the school and former coach Kevin Ollie, and where the Ollie contract dispute stands. Then, Rudy Gay joins Amore to talk about his memories of the 2006 UConn team, re-signing with...

Duration:00:33:34

UConn Insider, Episode 70: Charlie Villanueva

8/1/2018
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Former UConn men’s basketball star Charlie Villanueva called in to chat with the Courant’s Mike Anthony and Chris Brodeur about his involvement in the Calhoun Celebrity Classic, his NBA career, the lasting impact Jim Calhoun has on his players, his work as a spokesperson for people with alopecia, and, yes, the whereabouts of his toilet.

Duration:00:17:12

UConn Insider, Episode 69: Geno Auriemma

7/18/2018
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UConn women’s basketball coach Geno Auriemma joins Courant sports columnist Mike Anthony to discuss the offseason, catching up with former players, turning the page from last year, his expectations for the 2018-19 season, whether or not student-athletes should be paid, changes he’d like to see in the game and his coaching future.

Duration:00:32:56

UConn Insider Podcast, Episode 69: Geno Auriemma

7/18/2018
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UConn women's basketball coach Geno Auriemma joins Courant sports columnist Mike Anthony to discuss the offseason, catching up with former players, turning the page from last year, his expectations for the 2018-19 season, whether or not student-athletes should be paid, changes he'd like to see in the game and his future.

Duration:00:32:56

UConn Insider, Episode 68: Women’s Hoops With Kelli Stacy

7/11/2018
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In her UConn Insider podcast debut, the Courant’s new UConn women’s beat reporter Kelli Stacy joins Chris Brodeur to chat about her background as a student reporter at Oklahoma University (1:30); the genesis of her Minnesota Vikings fandom (4:00); her sportswriting influences (7:00); her rise at the OU Daily (8:30); what it’s really like to … Continue reading "UConn Insider, Episode 68: Women’s Hoops With Kelli Stacy"

Duration:00:36:28

UConn Insider, Episode 68: Women's Hoops With Kelli Stacy

7/10/2018
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In her UConn Insider podcast debut, the Courant's new UConn women's beat reporter Kelli Stacy joins Chris Brodeur to chat about her background as a student reporter at Oklahoma University (1:30); the genesis of her Minnesota Vikings fandom (4:00); her sportswriting influences (7:00); her rise at the OU Daily (8:30); what it’s really like to cover polarizing quarterback Baker Mayfield (11:30); her preparation for the rigors of the UConn women’s beat (16:00); her early impressions of Geno...

Duration:00:36:28