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With the return of the Orlando Solar Bears this week -- taking to the ice here Saturday for the first time in 11 years -- it's a good time to look back at some of the many professional teams that once called Orlando home. Central Florida isn't just...
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The Hartford CourantAdam Greenberg found out late on Sunday. That's when Marlins general manager David Samson offered him the chance to play against the Mets Tuesday in Miami. That's when Greenberg knew he would get the one official at-bat that had eluded him since he was...
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John Altavilla was reincarnated as UConn women's basketball beat writer by The Courant before the 2007-08 season. He originally spent three seasons on the beat in the late 1990s, presiding over nothing more consequential than one trip to the Elite Elite...
The Hartford CourantFive players who showed up in Storrs and made an impact on the UConn women's basketball team as freshmen: Maya Moore (2007-08) Started 30 games in 2007-08 and averaged 17.8 points and 7.6 rebounds to become the first freshman in Big East history, men or...
The Hartford CourantMaya Moore leads or is in the top five of many significant UConn program records even before she plays the first game of her senior season. Among them: Points (career) Tina Charles: 2,346 Nykesha Sales: 2,178 Kerry Bascom: 2,177 Moore: 2,168 Diana...
The Hartford CourantPerhaps it's true that only a scant percentage of the world cares about women's basketball. Maybe even less than that — or so we've heard from the dissenting crowd insulted by the long assault on a legendary men's coach and his team's iconic winning...
Whether it's the number worn by a player during the streak or a statistic you might not have known, there are 71 reasons for UConn fans to strut around Connecticut. 1. Longest winning streak in NCAA Division I women's basketball history 2. Worn by...
The Hartford CourantThe day began with tears and ended with cheers, another perfect day for what has been the perfect team for almost two consecutive seasons. The torrent of emotion that greeted UConn's five departing seniors eventually gave way to the calm approach that...
The Hartford CourantIn this city on this campus, below this roof under similar circumstances, the longest winning streak in NCAA Division I men's basketball ended. That moment in history was brought to you by Notre Dame's men's basketball team in January 1974. Pictures:...
Feb. 25, 1998: What A Farce. This Does Not Trivialize Sales' Career, But It Does Trivialize The RecordThe Hartford CourantNykesha Sales didn't set the all-time UConn women's scoring record. Soupy Sales did. Geno Auriemma and his old Philly pal, Harry Perretta, connived to put Sales in the history books. But all they did was succeed in putting themselves -- and their...
Orlando Magic BasketBlog - Orlando SentinelDwight Howard will participate in the NBA's and FIBA's Basketball without Borders Africa program once again -- this time in Dakar, Senegal, from Aug. 5-8....
Courant Staff WriterIt hardly seems possible UConn could have realized what was in store in 1985 when it hired an Italian immigrant, just 31 years old, with a college coaching resume just five-years thick, to lead its women's basketball team into the 1990s. Geno Auriemma?...
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