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UConn Insider Podcast, Episode 120: Napheesa Collier

8/22/2019
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Minnesota Lynx rookie forward Napheesa Collier joined the UConn Insider podcast to discuss her relationship with former teammate and fellow WNBA rookie Katie Lou Samuelson, UConn’s move to the Big East, the time Geno Auriemma yelled “PHEEEEEE-SAAAA” loud enough for just about everyone in a sparsely populated gym to hear it, the enduring lessons of playing for him and Chris Dailey, catching up on Marvel movies and more.

Duration:00:14:38

UConn Insider Podcast, Episode 119: Football With Alex Putterman

8/15/2019
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The Courant's Alex Putterman drops by to break down the five biggest storylines facing the UConn football team with the Huskies' season opener against Wagner approaching.

Duration:00:34:47

UConn Insider Podcast, Episode 118: Adam Zagoria

8/8/2019
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College hoops blogger and TV analyst Adam Zagoria joins the show to discuss the impact UConn's move to the Big East is already having on recruiting, the ongoing legal battle with Kevin Ollie, Kemba Walker's fit with the Celtics and more Husky-related topics.

Duration:00:28:39

UConn Insider Podcast, Episode 117: AAC-Big East Questions And A Chat With Katie Lou Samuelson

8/1/2019
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The Courant's Mike Anthony drops by to discuss some of his recent columns and answer Twitter questions. Then, Dom Amore catches up with Chicago Sky rookie Katie Lou Samuelson.

Duration:00:50:39

UConn Insider Podcast, Episode 116: Men's Hoops Mailbag With Dom Amore

7/25/2019
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The Courant's Dom Amore joined Chris Brodeur to break down a momentous offseason for the UConn men and field Twitter questions.

Duration:00:37:54

UConn Insider Podcast, Episode 115: Eli Thomas

7/18/2019
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UConn linebacker Eli Thomas joins The Courant's Alex Putterman to discuss all-you-can-eat seafood strategy, his background, his stroke, his recovery and why, despite it all, he has nothing to complain about.

Duration:00:32:50

UConn Insider Podcast, Episode 114: Drafting Memorable UConn Wins

7/11/2019
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The Shot. 77-74. Bird at the buzzer. UConn teams have been responsible for some iconic victories that need little to no explanation. The Courant's Alex Putterman and Chris Brodeur took turns drafting memorable wins in Husky history.

Duration:00:44:25

UConn Insider Podcast, Episode 113: UConn Heads To The Big East

6/27/2019
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UConn is headed back to the Big East.

Duration:00:35:54

UConn Insider Podcast, Episode 112: Handing Out Husky Superlatives

6/13/2019
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Now that the UConn baseball team's season is over, it's time to take stock of the players, teams, coaches and moments that defined the year in Husky athletics. The Courant's Alex Putterman and Chris Brodeur hand out superlatives for the best male athlete, female athlete, most improved player, best quote and more.

Duration:00:32:36

UConn Insider Podcast, Episode 111: Dan Hurley

6/6/2019
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UConn men's basketball coach Dan Hurley joined The Courant's Dom Amore to discuss his expectations for his second season with the Huskies. Hurley broke down the Huskies' recruiting class, shared his thoughts on some issues affecting college basketball, revealed how he unwinds in the offseason and discussed the possibility of playing against his brother Bobby's Arizona State team some day.

Duration:00:43:10

UConn Insider Podcast, Episode 110: Women's Hoops Talk And An NCAA Baseball Preview

5/30/2019
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The Courant's Kelli Stacy drops by to break down a busy offseason for the UConn women's basketball team and discuss a tumultuous lead-up to the WNBA season. Then, Dom Amore recaps the UConn baseball team's AAC tournament run and looks ahead at the Huskies' NCAA tourney draw in Oklahoma City.

Duration:00:53:35

UConn Insider Podcast, Episode 109: Drafting UConn Women's Players

5/23/2019
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One week after our men's draft, co-hosts Alex Putterman and Chris Brodeur take turns drafting the best players in UConn women's history.

Duration:00:51:42

UConn Insider Podcast, Episode 108: Drafting UConn Men's Players

5/16/2019
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The Courant's Alex Putterman and Chris Brodeur renew their rivalry with a long-awaited second draft. The topic? UConn men's basketball players. The rules were simple: the guys took turns drafting until each had a full line-up along with one bench player; only players from the Jim Calhoun era and later were considered; and non-UConn resumes were not. This is strictly about what these guys did as Huskies. After you've listened, head over to the UConn Insider Twitter account (@UConn_Insider)...

Duration:00:43:31

UConn Insider Podcast, Episode 107: Breaking Down The ESPN-AAC Deal

5/9/2019
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The Courant's Alex Putterman returns to break down the ESPN-AAC deal. What does it mean for UConn's relationship with SNY? How does it compare to other deals involving Power 5 schools? Must you be a millennial to own and operate an ESPN+ account? Putterman answers all those questions and more. The show closes with a brief discussion on iconic calls of UConn moments that have aired on "linear TV."

Duration:00:37:44

UConn Insider Podcast, Episode 106: Baseball Talk With Dom Amore And Shawn McFarland

5/2/2019
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In his debut appearance on the podcast, The Courant's Shawn McFarland discussed his recent feature on the UConn baseball team's success in developing big league pitchers. He was joined by Dom Amore, who gave an update on this year's Huskies. The guys broke down the methods used by UConn's coaching staff and discussed the character and the toughness that makes Husky recruits a different breed.

Duration:00:34:10

UConn Insider Podcast, Episode 105: 'Which Coach Said It?' With Kevin Vellturo And Alex Putterman

4/25/2019
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The Courant's Alex Putterman won last week's draft decisively, per a Twitter poll, so the hosting throne is his alone. That left Chris Brodeur to try to pick up his first victory in a game of "Who said it?" Putterman picked out quotes from UConn coaches and read them to Brodeur and his challenger, Kevin Vellturo, and there was a bit more drama as the two Berlin High/UConn alums battled it out.

Duration:00:27:48

UConn Insider Podcast, Episode 104: Drafting The Best UConn Teams

4/18/2019
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The show gets a reboot for the spring and summer, as The Courant's Alex Putterman steps into a semi-permanent role as co-host alongside Chris Brodeur. The 2018-19 school year was a rough one for UConn's major sports programs. But was it the worst ever? The guys discuss. Then, it's onto happier topics, as Putterman and Brodeur take turns drafting their favorite UConn teams from the basketball, football and miscellaneous ranks.

Duration:00:50:32

UConn Insider Podcast, Episode 103: Women's Hoops With Kelli Stacy

4/11/2019
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It was time to put a bow on another disappointing UConn women's basketball season, so The Courant's Kelli Stacy dropped by to recap the Final Four, assess the legacies of departing seniors Katie Lou Samuelson and Napheesa Collier, preview the Huskies' offseason and provide some updates on recruiting.

Duration:00:40:09

UConn Insider Podcast, Episode 102: ESPN's Kara Lawson

4/4/2019
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The Courant's Mike Anthony and Kelli Stacy drop by to recap the UConn women's basketball team's road to the Final Four before looking ahead at the matchup with rival Notre Dame. Then, at around the 35-minute mark, ESPN's Kara Lawson calls in to give a Final Four preview of her own.

Duration:00:53:10

UConn Insider Podcast, Episode 101: The '99 Champs, 20 Years Later

3/28/2019
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Friday marks the 20th anniversary of the UConn men's basketball team's first national championship. In this audio documentary, Jim Calhoun, Kevin Freeman, Rip Hamilton, Rashamel Jones, Khalid El-Amin, Souleymane Wane, Jake Voskuhl, Tom Moore and Dave Leitao look back on the ups and downs of that magical season, beginning with the cloud of uncertainty that hung over the Huskies in the spring of '98, when their loss to North Carolina in the Elite Eight was fresh and a couple of key players had...

Duration:01:25:53