| Apr 10, 2013
| 2:24 PM
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — His eighth national championship in hand, Geno Auriemma wanted to savor the moment and not talk about a dynasty just yet.
He had just tied Pat Summitt for the most titles in in NCAA history and wasn't ready to discuss a repeat....
| 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,...
| Feb 2, 2013
| 1:46 PM
Even the strongest team constantly stands on a fragile fault line. All that separate it from falling into a sink hole are ill-timed acts of nature and an inspired opponent.
The No. 3 UConn women found that out again on Saturday when one foot suddenly...
| 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....
| Mar 16, 2012
| 9:51 AM
My time for reading just got extended, as my favorite college basketball team, UConn, was bounced from the NCAA tournament in the first round.
It's depressing for all University of Connecticut fans. But, in a way, it's good for me, because my reading...
| Apr 9, 2012
| 2:29 PM
Long before Bubba Watson cried as The Masters champion, he cried after winning his first PGA Tour title, the 2010 Travelers Championship. Here's how Courant columnist Jeff Jacobs told the story:
CROMWELL -- If you saw the pitching wedge Bubba Watson...
| Jan 16, 2012
| 8:24 PM
There are days when playing the UConn women is the most futile endeavor in sports. On those days, the opponent is so overwhelmed, so out of its element, that the game seems over when the bus pulls up to the building.
For an example, we direct your...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 1:08 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — Connecticut is back on top of the Big East women's basketball preseason poll.
The Huskies have returned to their all-to-familiar perch atop the preseason conference rankings, one year after they were not picked as the favorite to...
| May 10, 2012
| 12:57 PM
I have cable TV. Not only do I have cable, but I have the sports package. I get SNY, YES, NFL Red Zone, soccer, Speed TV, ESPN 3D, you name it. But I think it's cheap and sleazy the way UConn dumped the TV station that put them on the map.