UMass athletic director Ryan Bamsford told Hearst Connecticut Media Thursday that he’s discussed this very subject with UConn. We’ve had discussions about potentially getting together for a competitive opportunity in the spring,” Bamsford said. We’re here on Sept.
University of Connecticut officials have discussed creating helmet stickers, warm-up T-shirts and altering athletic uniforms in other ways to show support for the Black Lives Matter movement. The school last month committed to joining others in the Big East conference in adding BLM patches to basketball jerseys. But emails obtained by The Associated Press through a Freedom of Information request show discussions dating back to June and involving all sports at the school.