| Jun 16, 2015
| 12:07 AM
Liberty star Tina Charles' foundation is always close to her heart.
The New York native once again will donate half of her WNBA salary to a charity she started to honor her aunt who died of multiple organ failure in 2013.
Charles has already bought...
| Apr 15, 2015
| 2:14 PM
When Geno Auriemma was asked about the perception Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis would have difficulty guarding players like Diana Taurasi in the WNBA, the UConn coach offered a cryptic response.
"Tell me who can guard [Taurasi]?" Auriemma said.
| Apr 3, 2015
| 4:48 PM
On March 29, 2002, The Courant ran a story with a headline "The Best Starting Five Ever" accompanied by a photo of seniors Sue Bird, Swin Cash, Asjha Jones and Tamika Williams, and sophomore Diana Taurasi.
We labeled them as such but also said don't take...
| Apr 5, 2015
| 9:34 PM
TAMPA, Fla. — When the subject turns to freshman guard Kia Nurse, Geno Auriemma can't help but play the Canadian card.
Nurse, he joked Saturday, would not be eligible for All-America status because she's, well, not an American.
Last week, he...
| Apr 2, 2015
| 6:06 PM
We will argue Breanna Stewart and Jewell Loyd in the coming hours.
We will argue over who is the better basketball player vs. who had the bigger impact on her college team. We'll argue who really deserves to be the national player of the year. ESPNW has...
| Mar 31, 2015
| 10:11 AM
Members of the UConn women's basketball team who have achieved All-America status (list privided by UConn):
Breanna Stewart, 2014-15
Breanna Stewart, 2013-14
Maya Moore, 2010-11
Tina Charles, 2009-10
Maya Moore, 2009-10
| Jan 14, 2015
| 3:07 PM
Swin Cash is not ready to stop playing basketball. She figures she has at least one more year, perhaps two, before she has accomplished all she needs in the sport that has helped enrich her life.
That doesn't mean she's running in place waiting for the...
| Jan 19, 2015
| 4:45 PM
STORRS – A few minutes after UConn completed its 92-50 win over South Florida at Gampel Pavilion, Geno Auriemma sidled up to the rookie analyst on ESPN2's telecast for a short postgame interview.
Sue Bird likely is the greatest point guard to play...
| Feb 10, 2015
| 4:11 PM
The NBA's best and brightest will gather at the Mecca of basketball this weekend. The All-Star Game and associated activities at the Barclays Center and Madison Square Garden create opportunities for NBA fans to take stock of the league.
| Feb 14, 2015
| 6:06 PM
NEW YORK — Kobe Bryant won't play in Sunday's All-Star game, his season already over because of a shoulder injury. Dwyane Wade will also skip it because of a sore hamstring. Carmelo Anthony is here, a reasonable expectation because the New York...
| Feb 13, 2015
| 4:50 PM
NEW YORK — Pau Gasol sat in a chair behind a table surrounded by people holding microphones, cameras and recorders. Questions were shouted to him in English and Spanish, demanding instantaneous eloquence.
In some regards, Friday could have been...