| Nov 11, 2014
| 10:08 AM
STORRS — After UConn won its ninth national championship, coach Geno Auriemma reminded one of his best players — a past All-American who made the All-Final Four team — that she would have to look after her conditioning.
| Nov 16, 2014
| 11:25 AM
On the day UConn’s record 90-game winning streak ended at Stanford - Dec. 30, 2010 - the Cardinal team that accomplished it completely understood how significant an accomplishment it was.
"I was on a team that completed "Mission Impossible,"...
| Nov 20, 2014
Positioned near halfcourt, Dorothy Gaters scratches her head with frustration while watching one of her players take a wider-than-necessary cut to the basket during a preseason practice.
Gaters has coached the simple inbounds play thousands of times...
| Nov 29, 2014
| 4:00 PM
Tom Johnson was trying to remember, off the top of his head, how many scoring records Damika Martinez held at Platt High School in Meriden.
"I think she owns just about every scoring record there is," said Johnson, who coached Platt's varsity girls...
| Nov 30, 2014
| 6:19 AM
Lin Dunn retired as coach of the WNBA’s Indiana Fever after the 2014 season, ending a career that spanned five decades in women’s basketball as a player and coach. She went out on top with her induction to the women’s basketball Hall...
| Nov 30, 2014
| 8:46 PM
ESTERO, Fla. — Lin Dunn retired as coach of the Indiana Fever after the 2014 season, ending a career that spanned five decades in women's basketball as a player and coach. She went out on top with her induction to the women's basketball Hall of...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 1:35 PM
UNCASVILLE — Under normal circumstances, holding the third and fourth draft picks in the first round would seem to be a great opportunity to turn a team around. But the 2015 WNBA draft does not appear to be a stellar one, certainly not the variety...
| 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 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...
| 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...