| Dec 14, 2008
Doc Hurley is a classic and so is his basketball tournament, in its 34th year. This year's version, Wednesday through Saturday at Weaver High School, has 28 high school teams playing 14 games.
The event started in 1975, a single college game between...
| Aug 9, 2009
| 9:51 AM
| Nov 11, 2010
| 11:41 AM
It is there for the world to see, history and legacy and immortality rolled into one hard-to-believe number with soft edges.
And yet the UConn women pretend they can't see it because to ponder the meaning might prove paralyzing for a young team.
| Nov 11, 2010
| 12:11 PM
STORRS -- The euphoria of a third unbeaten national championship season was still in free flow when UConn coach Geno Auriemma stepped to the lectern outside the state Capitol in the spring of 2009.
Auriemma knew what everyone gathered for the victory...
| May 8, 2010
| 7:05 AM
No player on the Connecticut Sun is more familiar with foreign national anthems than Kara Lawson, the veteran guard and 2008 U.S.Olympic gold medalist.
On Friday, Lawson heard the anthem of the Polish national team -- played by a polka band dressed in...
| May 15, 2010
| 2:28 PM
Former UConn All-American Tina Charles scored 17 points and 10 rebounds in her professional debut Saturday to lead the Connecticut Sun to a 74-61 win over the Chicago Sky in the WNBA opener at the Mohegan Sun Arena.
Charles, the first overall pick in the...
| May 21, 2010
| 8:01 PM
Angel McCoughtry (32), Sancho Lyttle (27) and Iziane Castro Marques combined to score 77 points as the Atlanta Dream defeated the Connecticut Sun 97-82 Friday night.
The Sun (1-1) were outscored 25-9 in the second quarter and trailed 51-32 at halftime....
| May 23, 2010
| 2:53 PM
The transgressions of the Connecticut Sun were so bad Friday during a 15-point loss in Atlanta that coach Mike Thibault said he hadn't seen anything so awful in 40 years of basketball. That's a lot of missed assignments and turnovers to sift through....
| May 27, 2010
| 6:53 PM
Lindsay Whalen Night was held at the Mohegan Sun Arena Thursday but there was no parade, confetti and certainly no hoopla. It was just hoops, which is totally her style anyway.
Whalen, for the last six seasons the core of the Connecticut Sun, returned to...
| May 30, 2010
| 10:43 PM
— Five games is hardly enough time to establish a trend — good, bad or indifferent.
And the team that trailed start to finish Sunday in a 69-65 loss to the Washington Mystics at the Verizon Center won't be the same as soon as center...
| Jun 6, 2010
| 7:02 PM
The Connecticut Sun played its seventh game Sunday, but its first feeling completely whole.
The return of center Sandrine Gruda finally gave the Sun a full deck. All 11 players were present and available and they didn't waste any time producing a team...