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  • No Matter Where They Play, The Huskies Will Be Tough To Beat

    No Matter Where They Play, The Huskies Will Be Tough To Beat
    UNCASVILLE — Greatness has no boundaries. Greatness needs no favors. As the UConn women pulled further and further away from an over-matched No. 3 Louisville women's basketball team on Monday night at Mohegan Sun Arena it grew more and more...
  • Just Part Of The Madness: Phil Martelli Is A UConn Foe And A UConn Best Friend

    Just Part Of The Madness: Phil Martelli Is A UConn Foe And A UConn Best Friend
    STORRS — The first call Geno Auriemma got after he won his first national championship in 1995 wasn't from President Clinton, Governor John Rowland or Jim Calhoun. It was from St. Joseph's coach Phil Martelli. "He was one of the first guys on...
  • 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...
  • Besieged UConn Woman Gets No Husky Help

    Last month UConn adopted a tough new vulpine husky logo that, according to coach Geno Auriemma, is a "streamlined fighting dog" that says "Don't mess with me." That's just great, but when it comes to defending a courageous, thoughtful student taking a...
  • 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...
  • Orlando Sentinel sports staff gives thanks for our top 2011 sports moments

     
    We've seen some major highs and lows in the world of sports in our backyard of Central Florida and beyond this year and the Orlando Sentinel Sports staff wanted to take a moment to give thanks for our top sports moments in 2011....
  • Diana Taurasi tests positive for banned substance

     
    WNBA standout and former UConn star Diana Taurasi tested positive for a mild stimulant while playing in a pro league in Turkey, her lawyer told The Associated Press on Thursday night. Howard Jacobs said Taurasi's "A" sample came back positive......
  • President Obama praises Philadelphia Eagles owner and Michael Vick

     
    President Barack Obama passionately believes in second chances. That's apparently why, in part, he felt moved to call Philadelphia Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie and praise him for giving convicted felon Michael Vick another chance to compete in the NFL...
  • Women's basketball: Connecticut's 90-game win streak comes to an end

     
    After Connecticut's 90-game winning streak was snapped by a 71-59 loss to Stanford on Thursday evening, Huskies Coach Geno Auriemma seemed to be in relatively good spirits, even going so far as to joke with the media. "This losing stuff......