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Calhoun, UConn in talks for new deal

Updated: September 29, 2009, 7:28 PM ET
By Andy Katz | ESPN.com

Connecticut is negotiating a long-term deal with Hall of Fame coach Jim Calhoun that could keep him at the school into his 70s, multiple sources confirmed to ESPN.com.

The 67-year-old Calhoun is in the final year of his current six-year contract, which pays $1.6 million a year and expires on June 30, 2010.

UConn athletic director Jeff Hathaway and Calhoun's agent, Jeff Schwartz, have had phone conversations throughout the summer and into the fall trying to finalize a deal, sources ...

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