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  1. Wins, not loyalty, will measure Graham

    Ted Miller

    A glimpse at the future ... On the evening of Jan. 17, an Arizona State pep rally broke out in the most unlikely of places -- at a basketball game. With the Sun Devils cruising to a win over Northern Arizona, the Sun Devils' newly minted head f...

    Blog | December 14, 2011
  2. BCS bowls: Stanford broke even, Oregon took hit

    Ted Miller

    Nice graphic here from The Stanford Daily, which shows how BCS bowl teams made out financially. Stanford says it broke even -- though the private school refuses to release official financial data -- in the Orange Bowl, while Oregon took a $312,437...

    Blog | April 18, 2011
  3. Video: UConn linebacker Scott Lutrus

    Ted Miller

    Ted Miller talks with UConn linebacker Scott Lutrus about the Fiesta Bowl loss to Oklahoma....

    Blog | January 02, 2011
  4. UConn sees Fiesta Bowl positives

    Ted Miller

    GLENDALE, Ariz. -- College football is big business. It's a violent game played for high stakes. It's not often touchy-feeley. Moral victories? Those are for losers. And the scoreboard of the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl was stark and unforgiving: Oklahom...

    Blog | January 02, 2011
  5. Jordan Todman will enter NFL draft

    Ted Miller

    GLENDALE, Ariz. -- The Tostitos Fiesta Bowl will be All-American running back Jordan Todman's last game for Connecticut. Todman, who ranked second in the nation this year with 1,574 yards rushing, announced that he would forgo his senior season an...

    Blog | January 02, 2011
  6. Instant analysis: Oklahoma 48, UConn 20

    Ted Miller

    The Tostitos Fiesta Bowl went about like the "experts" expected. Connecticut scrapped like crazy, but it just didn't have the firepower to keep up with Oklahoma, losing 48-20. How the game was won: Connecticut's inability to truly threaten the ups...

    Blog | January 02, 2011
  7. Third quarter: Oklahoma 34, Connecticut 20

    Ted Miller

    GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Connecticut probably will need to score an offensive touchdown if it's going to make a run in the fourth quarter of the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl. So far, the offense has produced just a field goal, with a pick-six and a 95-yard kick...

    Blog | January 01, 2011
  8. Halftime: Oklahoma 20, UConn 10

    Ted Miller

    GLENDALE, Ariz. -- So far, the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl is going mostly as expected: Though Connecticut is scrapping, Oklahoma is in control. Turning point: UConn, really, produced just one big play -- a pick-six interception from cornerback Dwayne Gr...

    Blog | January 01, 2011
  9. Pick-six awakens UConn

    Ted Miller

    GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Just when you thought it was time to count out Connecticut, the Huskies get a huge play on defense. Oklahoma quarterback Landry Jones, who'd completed his first 12 passes, got unlucky on his 13th when Huskies cornerback Dwayne G...

    Blog | January 01, 2011
  10. First quarter: Oklahoma 14, Connecticut 0

    Ted Miller

    GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Maybe the experts, and fans, were right: This is a hopeless mismatch. Two Oklahoma possessions resulted in methodical -- and way too easy -- touchdown drives, while Connecticut's lone penetration into Sooners territory ended whe...

    Blog | January 01, 2011
  11. Not the start UConn wanted

    Ted Miller

    GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Connecticut can't afford to go three-and-out. And it can't afford to be run over on defense. Both happened on the first two possessions of the Fiesta Bowl, which is exactly what the Huskies wanted to avoid: The Sooners went 70 y...

    Blog | January 01, 2011
  12. Is Zach Frazer the key for UConn?

    Ted Miller

    GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Might this be Zach Frazer's shining moment? Connecticut ranked 112th in the nation in passing yards and 113th in passing efficiency this season. Frazer was benched for ineffectiveness four games into the season before coming bac...

    Blog | January 01, 2011
  13. UConn has a puncher's chance vs. Sooners

    Ted Miller

    GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Oklahoma is a more talented team than Connecticut. It's favored by 17 points, the widest spread in a BCS bowl game. So if the Sooners play well, the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl figures to be a long evening for the Huskies. But, as we a...

    Blog | January 01, 2011
  14. Fiesta Bowl: Three keys for UConn

    Ted Miller

    What do the Connecticut Huskies need to do to beat the Oklahoma Sooners in the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl? Here are three keys. 1. Win the turnover battle: Oklahoma is a more talented team that UConn. If the Sooners play well, they should win. But what ...

    Blog | December 31, 2010
  15. Fiesta Bowl: UConn (8-4) vs. Oklahoma (11-2)

    Ted Miller

    Here's a look at the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl from a Connecticut perspective: WHO TO WATCH: Quarterback Zach Frazer needs to come up big for UConn to win. Sure, All-American running back Jordan Todman is the Huskies' money guy, and his offensive line ...

    Blog | December 31, 2010
  16. Tradition? Oklahoma, UConn worlds apart

    Ted Miller

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Oklahoma leads the nation with 32 10-win seasons. Connecticut has none as an FBS team. Oklahoma has won seven national championships. Connecticut has none. Since World War II, Oklahoma leads the nation with 574 victories. Connect...

    Blog | December 31, 2010