| Oct 20, 2014
| 7:39 AM
Coming in a few weeks is the Hartford Courant's annual college basketball preview section. It will be jammed with a lot of things you'll likely want to absorb before the UConn women begin the season Nov. 14 at UC Davis.
One of the stories I am preparing...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 1:41 PM
Former Lakers star Michael Cooper has been diagnosed with early-stage tongue cancer and will take a leave of absence from his duties as coach of the WNBA team in Atlanta.
Cooper is expected to recover fully after surgery this week at Emory University....
| Sep 8, 2014
| 2:53 PM
Former WNBA player Vanessa Hayden is going public with something most people would prefer to hide: The Orlando resident will share her weight problems on national television.
Hayden weighs 366 pounds as she begins the reality series "The Bigger Loser:...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 8:26 PM
STORRS — Invited to the dedication of the privately funded $40 million Werth Family Basketball Center on Friday were a number of former women's basketball players from the past nine UConn national championship teams.
Meghan Pattyson-Culmo, Rebecca...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 11:11 AM
The New York Liberty parted ways with coach and general manager Bill Laimbeer on Tuesday.
The WNBA team announceed that his contract was not renewed after the Liberty failed to make the playoffs the past two seasons and had a 26-42 record under...
| Oct 5, 2014
| 5:43 PM
When Geno Auriemma decided to accept his second term as coach of USA Basketball's senior national team, he understood what was expected. The mandate was winning another world championship.
And even though his team didn't have as much preparation time as...
| Oct 5, 2014
| 1:05 PM
When Geno Auriemma decided to accept his second term as coach of USA Basketball’s senior national team he understood what was expected. The mandate was winning another world championship.
And even though his team didn’t have as much...
| Oct 4, 2014
| 1:15 PM
Although it didn’t gain traction until the second quarter, the USA senior national team advanced to the finals of the 2014 FIBA World Championship Saturday by defeating Australia 82-70 in Istanbul.
The USA plays Spain for...
| Oct 4, 2014
| 5:09 PM
The USA women's national team advanced to the final of the 2014 FIBA World Championship Saturday by defeating Australia 82-70 in Istanbul.
The Americans play Spain for the title. Spain defeated Turkey 66-56 in Saturday's other semifinal. Spain was led...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 11:03 AM
The U.S. women's senior national basketball team begins the last stage of its quest to win another world championship Friday when it plays France in the quarterfinals in Istanbul.
The U.S. defeated France 86-50 to win its fifth straight Olympic gold...
| Sep 21, 2014
| 11:56 AM
After leading by as many as 18 points, the USA lost to France, 76-73, in the final game of the 2014 France International Tournament in Paris, a tune-up for the start of play in the FIBA World Championship next weekend in Turkey.
Maya Moore sank her...