| 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 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...
| 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 30, 2014
| 6:40 PM
HARTFORD — UConn coach Kevin Ollie, who played 13 seasons in the NBA, added his voice to many who supported Commissioner Adam Silver and his decision to ban Clippers owner Donald Sterling for life.
"It was unfortunate," Ollie said as he walked...
| May 24, 2014
| 2:07 PM
When Geno Auriemma first heard that Georgetown freshman Natalie Butler was interested in transferring to UConn, he turned to one of his best friends for advice.
And DePaul coach Doug Bruno, the man who will assist Auriemma in the 2014 World...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 4:11 PM
The single most significant sports figure in Connecticut history — despite a recent run by Geno Auriemma and his Huskies — is Walter Camp of New Haven and Yale University, known accurately for more than a century as the "father of American...
| May 4, 2014
| 7:33 PM
Without a post player in the class of 2015, the national champion Huskies may be considering taking on a talented transfer from a former Big East rival.
Two sources told The Courant on Sunday that Georgetown center Natalie Butler, a 6-foot-5 center...
| May 12, 2014
| 10:02 AM
DePaul's Doug Bruno has been named an assistant coach of the U.S. women's team for the 2014 World Championships, an appointment that likely will put him on the Olympic coaching staff again in 2016.
U.S. head coach Geno Auriemma picked Bruno, South...
| May 12, 2014
| 3:39 PM
There is yet another NBA team looking for a head coach. The Cleveland Cavaliers fired Mike Brown Monday.
This news could have an impact on the Kevin Ollie situation. It could, in fact, speed up his contract talks with UConn, which appear to be hung up...
| May 14, 2014
| 11:30 AM
NEW YORK – Kevin Ollie is still the coach at UConn and Wednesday he reaffirmed that he does not expect that to change.
"I love this university," Ollie said at the New York Athletic Club, where he was to receive the Winged Foot Award Wednesday...