| Mar 19, 2015
| 5:05 PM
You can't blame people from Chicago if they cringed when hearing the name Hartford Yard Goats. The "Curse of the Billy Goat" long has served to explain why the Cubs have not won a World Series since 1908. ... There was a push on social media to vote for...
| Mar 19, 2015
| 10:32 AM
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama has picked Connecticut to win a third straight women's basketball championship in the NCAA Tournament.
The president also made a surprising choice by going with his niece's team, Princeton, to reach the Final...
| Mar 18, 2015
| 11:52 AM
The trophies, plaques and ribbons are packed away, but one basketball memento remains in Sarah Benedetti's bedroom at her Canton home.
It's a picture of Sarah posing with UConn coach Geno Auriemma after a game at Gampel Pavilion. It was snapped about 10...
| Mar 17, 2015
| 1:53 PM
CROMWELL — It doesn't matter what league the UConn women's basketball team plays in because Geno Auriemma can have an interesting conversation with any recruit.
It's a conversation he brought to the Middlesex County Chamber of Commerce breakfast in...
| Mar 15, 2015
Over the course of the season, The Courant will look back at the coaches and players who were a part of UConn's first national championship team 20 years ago (1994-95 season).
During the UConn women's championship era, there has been no one more...
| Mar 11, 2015
| 8:45 AM
Emptying out the thought notebook as we await the rollout on Monday of UConn's road map to a possible 10th national championship:
Stay grounded when watching: Those who cast aspersions on women's basketball on the basis on what happens above the rim...
| Mar 9, 2015
| 7:39 PM
UNCASVILLE — Over the past quarter-century, Geno Auriemma has developed razor-sharp instincts about many things regarding his program. And one of his talents is being able to tell at the end of the conference tournament whether his team has the...
| Mar 9, 2015
| 9:10 PM
Every game is a learning experience, for those who play and those who watch. Here's what we learned after the UConn women's 84-70 win over South Florida at Mohegan Sun Arena in the AAC Tournament championship game on Monday:
1. Geno thinking positive: ...
| Mar 10, 2015
| 3:09 PM
There are four state women's teams still playing postseason basketball:
UConn (32-1): No. 1 team in country breezes through American Athletic Conference Tournament and looks for 10th national title under coach Geno Auriemma.
Quinnipiac (31-3): Set...
| Mar 5, 2015
| 10:48 AM
U.S. Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) will give a talk about his latest book, written with Mark Salter, on Monday, March 9, at a luncheon beginning at 11:30 a.m. at the Crowne Plaza, 100 Berlin Road, Rte. 372, Cromwell, presented by R.J. Julia Booksellers of...
| Mar 8, 2015
| 6:00 PM
UNCASVILLE — While UConn pursues its 10th national championship over the next month, the focus of the Huskies — and their coaches — will naturally be centered on team goals.
But for senior Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis, the greatest three-...