| Nov 12, 2014
| 12:08 PM
During the American Athletic Conference media day in New York, last month, South Florida coach Jose Fernandez was asked about his team’s chances of taking down the league’s top dog this season.
To answer the question, Fernandez chose a...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 3:56 PM
STORRS — Last weekend, Crystal Dangerfield stood on the balcony overlooking the women's basketball court at UConn's new Champions Center, wearing a Huskies sweatshirt, peering over the railing as the defending dual national champions hung out to her...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 3:40 PM
Of all those who have played for Geno Auriemma and Chris Dailey since they came to UConn in 1985, it's unlikely any player connected with fans more assertively than Stefanie Dolson, the All-America center who graduated after last season's second...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 7:28 PM
BRIDGEPORT – By midweek, headquarters for USA Basketball's pursuit of another FIBA World Championship will shift to a somewhat more metropolitan locale than this blue-collar city by the banks of Long Island Sound.
From the lights of I-95 to the...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 7:18 PM
NEWARK, Del. – Geno Auriemma's second term as coach of USA Basketball's senior national team is filled with challenges, even for a guy who has made a career of meeting and surpassing them.
The winner of nine national champions at UConn since 1995...
| Sep 6, 2014
| 3:43 PM
STORRS — This time of year, Geno Auriemma's bags are always packed. It's recruiting season, when college basketball coaches hit the road to gauge the nation's gifted youth.
The only difference this autumn is where UConn's coach will be heading ...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 7:24 PM
STORRS — For as long as people have been watching, Breanna Stewart has played alongside teammates much older. There's a very good reason for it. No calendar has been able to confine her talent.
Next week, the UConn junior and reigning Associated...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 5:04 PM
The pathetic part is that the school that complained about Geno Auriemma's making a phone call to congratulate Little League pitcher Mo'ne Davis somehow will feel validated by the NCAA decision to slap UConn with a secondary rules violation.
| Jul 3, 2014
| 4:55 PM
Trying to relax in the players' lounge at Allstate Arena after another late June loss, Sky forward Elena Delle Donne's frustration was starting to show.
She has been battling debilitating headaches and exhaustion. The Sky have dropped eight of their...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 5:15 PM
Heading overseas is a way of life for many WNBA players as they supplement what they earn in the United States.
Over the years, two of the more lucrative places have been Israel and Russia, each torn by political strife that may not stop WNBA players...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 3:42 PM
Mount Carmel (Ill.) graduate Tyra Buss, who broke the state career scoring record with 4,897 points last season, was named girls basketball player of the year by the National High School Coaches Association on Monday.
Buss is one of 20 student-...