| Apr 19, 2009
When Tajama Abraham played AAU basketball for Boo Williams' program in the early 1990s, she had no idea if college coaches were watching her, largely because she couldn't identify or even name college coaches. She simply loved playing.
| Dec 22, 2010
Tina Charles flew in from Russia. Kemba Walker, Randy Edsall, Richard Blumenthal — the who's who of Connecticut — descended from all parts Nutmeg. In the middle of Geno Auriemma's postgame press conference on this historic night, even the...
| Apr 4, 2012
| 11:31 AM
There's no shame in being the 2nd best team in the country. It should be celebrated. Not in a confetti dropping, net cutting, trophy raising, Freddie Mercury singing We are the Champions sort of way. But Muffet McGraw and the Notre Dame women's basketball...
| Jul 24, 2011
I am at the intersection of 8th Avenue and 33rd Street -- the intersection of glory and possibility -- in search of Gary McGhee's ankles. It has been four months now and still no sign.
Not a talocrural joint to be found anywhere.
After agonizing over...
| Dec 28, 2012
| 5:55 PM
PALO ALTO, Calif. — Is it a slap to the face of women's college basketball that the No. 1 vs. No. 2 showdown between Stanford and UConn ended up being relegated to ESPNU?
Sure it is. Then again, the game has clanged enough layups that many sports...
| 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...
| Dec 29, 2012
| 6:44 PM
PALO ALTO, Calif. — The beauty of the Stanford women's offense is rhythm and preparation. When it works it looks as in sync as the San Antonio Spurs and the Radio City Rockettes. On those days, the Cardinal could be sponsored by Arthur Murray...
| Jan 6, 2013
STORRS — If Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis hadn't missed the wide-open three with six seconds left, we're not having this conversation.
If the woman who coach Geno Auriemma called the best three-point shooter in the country had swished it and UConn had...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 6:41 PM
If the Big East football schools had shown a modicum of foresight over the years, if they had demonstrated any sense of committed leadership and the backbone to follow their own collective dream, we wouldn't be writing this in December 2012. But we are,...
| Nov 30, 2012
| 5:53 PM
If you ever have been on the Duke campus, you have appreciated the dramatic illustration of Gothic architecture known as the Crowell Quad Clock Tower. Well, forget it, Connecticut.
You didn't get such an elegant introduction to Wednesday morning from the...