| Mar 25, 2014
| 7:29 PM
STORRS — Stefanie Dolson and Bria Hartley played their final home game for UConn on Tuesday, each hoping to do what's possible to help the Huskies beat St. Joseph's and get to another Sweet 16.
And that they did, combining for 37 points (20 for...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 12:51 PM
COLLEGE PARK — Maryland had defeated Army 40 minutes earlier, and Terps players were picking up notepads and pens and filtering back toward the Comcast Center court to scout their next NCAA tournament opponent.
They didn't need to watch long to...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 3:20 PM
Virginia Beach will host the first American Basketball Association team reunion with the Virginia Squires, who played many of their games in Norfolk, along with some in Hampton, Richmond and Roanoke.
The Virginia Squires Legends Reunion will...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 5:44 PM
Alonzo Mourning and Tim Hardaway were among 10 finalists announced Friday for the Basketball Hall of Fame class of 2014.
Mourning, a seven-time NBA All-Star, appears on the final ballot for the first time. He will look to be inducted with his former...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Even if you don't know a halfpipe from a flying camel there are many reasons to watch the Winter Olympics: Johnny Weir's mink, the sight of actual reindeer, the most in-depth ice crystal analysis since "Smilla's Sense of Snow."
Here's the best one...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 1:56 PM
Magic Johnson said Wednesday that he believes that his investment group can turn the Sparks into a profitable WNBA team.
"We know what we're up against and that's OK," Johnson said. "We love challenges. We feel, yes, we're going to eventually make a...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 5:49 PM
She has a galaxy of stars and an inscription on one foot. When she was 16, Stefanie Dolson and her older siblings Ashley and Courtney decided to get tattoos. A sister thing, Dolson says.
One got, "Live." Another, "Love." Stef got "Laugh." Of course,...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 1:11 PM
WINTER GARDEN — A neck covered with tattoos rises from the collar of Karissa Harris' West Orange basketball uniform.
The ink starts under her chin and cascades past an outline of a star in the center of her collarbone. The word "loyalty'' is...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 3:28 PM
I’d say Magic Johnson is two-faced, but I guess it’s more like three-faced. Or maybe 223-faced. It gets so hard.
Magic, as you know, was put out there as the face of the Dodgers’ new ownership, a beloved Los Angeles sports figure...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 7:55 PM
The Sparks have been sold to an investment group led by Lakers legend Magic Johnson and Dodgers controlling owner Mark Walter, chief executive of Guggenheim Partners, a Chicago-based financial services company.
Todd Boehly and Bobby Patton, other...
| Feb 22, 2014
To commemorate Geno Auriemma's 1,000th game at UConn on Saturday at Houston, The Courant reached out to many of those who helped play a role in his Hall of Fame career since he came to the school in 1985. Here is some of what resulted:
The Guarding Of...