| Apr 10, 2013
| 3:07 PM
We Connecticut sports fans thought there would never be another year quite like 2004, when the UConn men, UConn women, Red Sox and Patriots all won titles. But 2013 might be a contender. On Tuesday the UConn women won their eighth NCAA basketball title in...
| Apr 12, 2013
| 7:33 PM
Eric Hartzell had a 4 1/2-acre pond in his backyard growing up in Minnesota. His dad, Kevin, would wake up on frigid Saturday mornings, look out the window and there was Eric, skating around by himself, not as a goalie, just skating and skating,...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 2:57 PM
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...
| Apr 7, 2013
They won't win this one in the last minute. They won't have to.
This time, the UConn women will win it in the first 39.
Doris Burke, ESPN's lead analyst, had a question Saturday at the network's Final Four media conference. And it was a good one....
| Apr 4, 2013
| 3:14 PM
The UConn women's basketball series with Notre Dame this year has raised Husky frustration to an art form. Three times the Huskies had a great chance — or several great chances — and three times the Fighting Irish fended them off, once by a...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 1:11 PM
I have to admit that without UConn men's basketball in the NCAA tournament, March Madness doesn't make me all that mad. The UConn women will capture my interest toward the closing days when they meet some powerful competition, but I have no rooting...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 5:53 PM
Don't fool yourself. Steubenville, Ohio, is in all our backyards.
And if you didn't believe it Tuesday, surely you were more open to the assertion Wednesday as news spread of rape allegations against two Torrington football players and the malicious...
| Mar 25, 2013
If she had played at UConn, Elena Delle Donne would have been a rock star, not only in Delaware, but everywhere. If she had stayed at UConn for more than two days, she not only would have had won two national championships, she could have run the table....
| Mar 25, 2013
| 8:40 PM
The last time the UConn women's basketball team failed to get to the Sweet Sixteen was March 1993. Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis wasn't born yet.
"Ooooh," Mosqueda-Lewis said Monday night partially in awe of the program's amazing consistency and partially in...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 8:45 PM
UConn's final possession may have been the worst in a big moment in the history of the program. Skylar Diggins stole the ball. Notre Dame stole UConn's heart. Again. Again. Again.
Yet it wasn't until the Notre Dame women gathered in a chorus line...
| Mar 4, 2013
| 9:27 PM
You say you want a defining stat? OK, we'll give you a big, fat, sweaty, disgusting defining stat. UConn turned the ball over 35 times.
"Incredibly unacceptable," Kelly Faris said Monday night at Purcell Pavilion after the No. 3 Huskies had fallen, in...