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  • Auriemma Keys In On Piano, Not Retirement

    Auriemma Keys In On Piano, Not Retirement
    STORRS — Geno Auriemma says it has been an obsession of his to learn to play the piano. He has an iPad app, he says, and likes to fool around with it in his office. The UConn women's basketball coach laughs when asked if his goal is to play the...
  • Money Needed To Finish Center Could Use Some NBA Bling

    Money Needed To Finish Center Could Use Some NBA Bling
    STORRS — The $40 million Werth Family UConn Basketball Champions Center, christened on a Friday when dual national championships would be celebrated across the street, is beautiful. Beyond beautiful, really, borderline spectacular compared to what...
  • Jackie Campbell brings national experience to Atlantic 10

    Little wonder Atlantic 10 commissioner Bernadette McGlade is asking Jackie Campbell to multi-task. Given Campbell's range of experience, she'd be otherwise remiss. Hired last week as senior associate commissioner, Campbell brings insight into NCAA...
  • Say A Little Prayer For Me: Dorothy Ollie In Jacobs' Corner

    Say A Little Prayer For Me: Dorothy Ollie In Jacobs' Corner
    My Walk of Faith from the steps of the state Capitol to the steps of Gampel Pavilion, Hartford to Storrs, all 26 miles of redemption, will be Sunday, Oct. 5. I thought about calling it the Jacobs Is A Moron Walk. Or the No Escalators Walk. Or The...
  • Despite Measly Resources, Toner Built Powerful UConn Empire

    Despite Measly Resources, Toner Built Powerful UConn Empire
    John Toner got UConn into the Big East. He hired Jim Calhoun. He hired Geno Auriemma. There. In 16 words, Connecticut can embrace the width and breadth of John Toner's contributions to the sports history of our state. They are, by any definition,...
  • Geno's Grille Set To Open In Southington

    Geno's Grille Set To Open In Southington
    While UConn head women's basketball coach Geno Auriemma and his team were beating St. John's in the Maggie Dixon Classic in New York City Sunday, son Michael Auriemma, was also at work, giving friends and family a sneak peek at his dad's newest...
  • AAU events aid non-elite women's programs' recruiting

    AAU events aid non-elite women's programs' recruiting
    HAMPTON 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. "Now, I...
  • Not Women's Or Men's, Just Greatness

    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...
  • UConn Play Of The Year: A Step-Back In Time, It's Kemba In A Landslide

    UConn Play Of The Year: A Step-Back In Time, It's Kemba In A Landslide
    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...
  • Jeff Jacobs: Huskies Nearly Pull Off The Upset Against Michigan

    Jeff Jacobs: Huskies Nearly Pull Off The Upset Against Michigan
    EAST HARTFORD —If they played like this every game, they wouldn't be 0-3. If they played like this every game, Paul Pasqualoni wouldn't be 10-17 since taking over in 2011 and his job wouldn't be hanging by a thread or two.    If the Rentschler...
  • New Storrs Center Showcases Smart Growth

    The University of Connecticut was placed in an ideal spot for its original 19th-century purpose, an agricultural school. But as it evolved into a multi-faceted research university, the location became something of a challenge. There wasn't much decent...