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Kevin Ollie

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  • Pride For UConn, Shame On Vandals

    I hold my head high, proud to call myself an alumni of the NCAA Division I basketball capital of the world. Congratulations to Kevin Ollie, Geno Auriemma, all the players and the staff who worked so hard to make this season so successful! Shame on the...
  • Kevin Ollie Joined Mike Francesa On WFAN Wednesday

    Kevin Ollie spent 25 minutes on WFAN with Mike Francessa on Wednesday afternoon, where he retold the story of the Huskies tournament run. Picking out a few highlights: Ollie: “You can settle in  the dark tomes, but you can also stretch in the...
  • Hats Off To UConn Men's Team

    Congratulations to coach Kevin Ollie and the UConn men's basketball team. This is a group of young men who put their hearts and souls into accomplishing something that was very dear to their hearts. They were deprived last year, but came back under...
  • So Many Got It Wrong

    As a University of Connecticut alum, I'm ecstatic that the men's basketball team, led by Kevin Ollie and Shabazz Napier, have garnered another national championship. But credit also to most of the national TV pundits, from Clark Kellogg to Digger Phelps,...
  • On The Fly: UMass Basketball Player Comes Out As Gay

    It is hard to comprehend the burden he felt, except to know it must have been heavy. UMass starter Derrick Gordon has come out as the first openly gay male college basketball player in Division I history, as first reported by espnW.com. Gordon said it was...
  • Kansas center Joel Embiid declares for 2014 NBA draft

    Kansas center Joel Embiid declares for 2014 NBA draft
    On Wednesday, Kansas center Joel Embiid declared for the 2014 NBA draft. "Looking at different scenarios and gathering info of what was best for me ... either way was best for me," Embiid said at a news conference, as reported by Topeka Capital-Journal....
  • Lakers give Mitch Kupchak a multiyear contract extension

    Lakers give Mitch Kupchak a multiyear contract extension
    Lakers General Manager Mitch Kupchak will have the opportunity to rebuild the Lakers (25-53) after agreeing to a multiyear contract extension. Kupchak has served as the team's general manager since 2001, winning four titles on his watch. Now the...
  • Hysterically Historic

    Hysterically Historic
    Congratulations to my favorite basketball teams! This has happened before in 2004, the men’s team and women’s team both number one in the nation, and it will happen again. The question is when, seven more years? The thing that might change...
  • Kevin Ollie Gets Nice Financial Bonus From UConn Title Run

    Kevin Ollie Gets Nice Financial Bonus From UConn Title Run
    Not only did coach Kevin Ollie restore a sense of pride to the UConn men's basketball program by leading the Huskies to the national championship Monday night, he put a little more money in his wallet. Ollie's contract, which is a public record, calls...
  • Blair Kerkhoff: Unions and courtrooms aren't needed to fix on-campus sports problems, colleges say

    ARLINGTON, Texas Final scores weren't the only way of measuring success at the just completed Final Four. The other game being played is determining who is and isn't benefiting from the hoops extravaganza. The NCAA certainly is. College sports'...
  • Winderman's view: Nets 88, Heat 87

    Winderman's view: Nets 88, Heat 87
    Observations from Tuesday night's 88-87 loss to the Brooklyn Nets at AmericanAirlines Arena: -- Foul, or did LeBron simply lose the ball going up? -- And should it have been that close? -- It won't get any easier Wednesday in Memphis. -- And the...