| Jul 30, 2013
| 12:52 PM
WASHINGTON — Kelly Faris, a pragmatic thinker if there ever was one, could look at Wednesday's trip to the White House with the UConn women's basketball team as the end of her time with the program. One final handshake.
Truth is, Faris, Heather...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 6:22 PM
Diana Taurasi got the biggest ovation Saturday. Candace Parker got the sterling silver Tiffany trophy.
During pre-game introductions at the 2013 WNBA All-Star Game, Taurasi got a bigger ovation than Tina Charles, bigger than Lindsay Whalen and even Maya...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 2:21 PM
There are many ways to chart the rise of the UConn women's basketball team into a national powerhouse. The simplest way is to count its eight national championships.
The other is to note that those championships have spanned three presidencies —...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 2:16 PM
In its first season in the post-Big East Conference era, the UConn women's basketball team will face a sturdy nonconference schedule.
The Huskies unveiled their 13-game out-of-conference schedule Monday and it includes six opponents (Baylor, Stanford,...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 4:31 PM
On Monday, the American Athletic Conference takes its place along the terrain of collegiate athletics.
While it will begin as a temporary union of 10, it will gain permanence in 2014 when Louisville and Rutgers depart and East Carolina, Tulsa and...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 1:29 PM
UConn women's basketball coach Geno Auriemma, who coached New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez in AAU basketball, said he has not been in contact with Hernandez for a couple of years.
Massachusetts police continue to investigate what role,...
| Apr 7, 2013
| 9:42 PM
NEW ORLEANS — Skylar Diggins was impassive when it ended Sunday night at New Orleans Arena, walking to the bench and wrapping a towel around her neck after coach Muffet McGraw took her out of the game with 20 seconds to play.
| Dec 28, 2012
Watch the right hand of Chiney Ogwumike.
And even with Tara VanDerveer's pledge not to go ugly, watch for bruises on the UConn players.
UConn and Stanford will run great offense Saturday at Maples Pavilion. They always do. The road map for Geno...
| Jan 21, 2013
| 8:31 PM
— Geno Auriemma, a Hall of Fame coach who has seen it all, done it all over nearly three decades in Storrs, knew when he had witnessed something special.
The opposing coach, one whose team had trailed by only two at halftime and still lost by 30,...
| Jan 3, 2013
The officials blew it at the start of overtime. They met and discussed it. They still got it wrong. Afterward, they admitted it. No argument.
The real argument after Kevin Ollie's Big East coaching opener is whether UConn had blown the game at the end...
| Jan 5, 2013
| 5:09 PM
Truth is, women's basketball needed this. The Big East certainly needed it.
They needed a game to feel good about between national powers, archrivals, conference antagonists who pulsed and punched from start to finish.
They got it.