| May 5, 2014
| 4:26 PM
Kevin Ollie and Geno Auriemma are going to the Pentagon to talk strategy.
UConn's national championship coaches will participate in a panel discussion on leadership before 400 servicemen and women Wednesday at 1:30 p.m.
"These pre-eminent coaches lead...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 4:32 PM
UConn and Duke are close to an agreement to play a men's basketball game just before Christmas at the Meadowlands in New Jersey.
UConn sources said talks have been continuing for a series of this nature. ESPN reported Wednesday that an agreement is...
| Apr 13, 2014
On Tuesday night, The University of Connecticut Women's Basketball program won a record ninth national championship, finishing the season 40-0. Ho hum. Cue the confetti. Throw a parade.
Yeah, we almost take the excellence of the UConn women for granted,...
| Apr 13, 2014
| 7:43 PM
HARTFORD — As the UConn men's basketball coach, one who would later say he isn't going anywhere, stepped up to speak outside the State Capitol on Sunday, thousands of UConn fans began chanting, "Ol-lie! Ol-lie!" No lie, the earth rumbled and it...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 8:33 PM
UNCASVILLE — This is a total face-lift, a total eclipse of the Sun. Yet before UConn fans and Sun fans go crazy about Connecticut's WNBA team trading away one of the greatest players in State U. history, a league MVP only two years ago, this much...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 11:35 AM
During his decade coaching the Connecticut Sun, Mike Thibault learned to appreciate the professional readiness of many UConn players on WNBA draft day.
If he wasn't, all he needed to do was look at the numbers: Before the 2014 entry draft, the Huskies...
| May 22, 2014
| 9:01 AM
Natalie Butler's transfer to UConn was made official by the women's basketball program on Wednesday and Geno Auriemma said the 6-foot-5 center from Georgetown, in time, will be a great asset to his program.
"Coming out of high school, Natalie was one of...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 2:48 PM
Don't tell this to Geno Auriemma, but the decision by A'ja Wilson to play for her home state university in South Carolina instead of the University of Connecticut should be good news for UConn fans.
Sure, the imperial UConn women's basketball dynasty...
| May 20, 2014
| 5:26 PM
There is no doubt. Kevin Ollie is a UConn guy. Kevin Ollie is an NBA guy.
The more profound question as we await a formal announcement on a new five-year contract for the coach of the basketball national champions is this: Is Kevin Ollie a college guy?...
| May 23, 2014
| 7:01 PM
UNCASVILLE — She was gone by dawn. Sue Bird had a chance to see Geno Auriemma's wife, Kathy, and their family. She saw Maria Conlon and Morgan Valley.
And, pffft, just liked that after winless Seattle lost 71-59 to the Sun on Friday night, Bird...
| Apr 26, 2014
| 3:18 PM
HAMPTON — She is a rare talent, a player that other players stop to watch and that coaches covet. Even rarer, she remains grounded despite the attention, determined to enjoy her gifts and effort.
Asia Durr is the consensus No. 1 prospect in the...