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  • College Notebook: Annapolis' Furman shows NFL potential

    College Notebook: Annapolis' Furman shows NFL potential
    Josh Furman raised his NFL draft prospects recently with a strong performance at the Oklahoma State football program's Pro Day. Furman was among 13 former Cowboys who worked out for representatives from 27 NFL teams and certainly opened some eyes with...
  • Jalen Brunson boosts Villanova in college basketball poll

    Jalen Brunson boosts Villanova in college basketball poll
    Less than 24 hours after Duke was cutting down the nets and the song "One Shining Moment" was filling the CBS airwaves, college basketball's analysts already were conjecturing on which school will enjoy the next Shining Moment. Eamonn Brennan, the...
  • Huskies Are Champs Again — Savor The Moment

    Huskies Are Champs Again — Savor The Moment
    If you are of a certain age, did you ever think the best basketball team in Connecticut history would be a women's team? Probably not, because in 1972, the year that Title IX was passed, the University of Connecticut didn't have a women's basketball...
  • Duke's fifth title shows Krzyzewski's ability to adapt

    Duke's fifth title shows Krzyzewski's ability to adapt
    As ESPN's crack and ubiquitous research staff rapidly unearthed Monday night — or was it Tuesday morning? — Duke's national-championship conquest of Wisconsin included record contributions from freshmen. Tyus Jones, Grayson Allen, Justise...
  • UConn vs. Notre Dame: Rivalry brings attention to sport

    There are few teams in women's basketball that have been able to challenge Geno Auriemma and his UConn Huskies during their unprecedented 20-year run atop the sport. First it was Pat Summitt and Tennessee. Now it's Muffet McGraw and Notre Dame. But...
  • As UConn Comes Down The Stretch, Tuck Surges To Front

    As UConn Comes Down The Stretch, Tuck Surges To Front
    TAMPA, Fla. — Besieged by questions about superior talent, sustained excellence and great rivalries, Geno Auriemma had a few questions of his own Monday. "Anybody know who Steve Cauthen is?" Auriemma said. "Who did he ride?" Affirmed, came the...
  • Notre Dame figures it is in good hands with basketball in Jewell Loyd's

    Notre Dame figures it is in good hands with basketball in Jewell Loyd's
    TAMPA, Fla. – At the end of Sunday’s NCAA women’s basketball semifinal against South Carolina, during the nearly four minutes when a comfortable Notre Dame lead had become a nervous one-possession difference, Jewell Loyd was the only...
  • This Year, Geno, Muffet Show Admiration Ahead Of Title Game

    This Year, Geno, Muffet Show Admiration Ahead Of Title Game
    TAMPA , Fla. — A year ago, there was tension in the air as the teams met in the biggest game of the season. UConn and Notre Dame, teams led by coaches raised on Philadelphia hoops, were more than rivals. The former Big East foes had taken their...
  • Title tidbits: UConn looks for its 10th, Notre Dame its 2nd

    UConn's Geno Auriemma could win his 10th championship and tie the record by former UCLA men's coach Jon Wooden with a win Tuesday night over Notre Dame. That's only one of the stories that could unfold in the women's basketball national championship...
  • Auriemma, 9-0 In Title Games, Enjoys It While It Lasts

    Auriemma, 9-0 In Title Games, Enjoys It While It Lasts
    TAMPA, Fla. — The UConn women's basketball team expects to win the national championship every year. After all, the Huskies are 9-0 in the final. It's just when coach Geno Auriemma stops and thinks about it, well, it's kind of crazy. "To be in...
  • NCAA Title Game Capsule: Notre Dame Vs. UConn

    Time: Tuesday, 8:30 p.m. TV: ESPN (Dave O'Brien and Doris Burke) Radio: WTIC-AM 1080, WILI-AM 1400 (Bob Joyce and Debbie Fiske) Series history: UConn, 32-11 Last meeting: UConn, 76-58 on Dec. 6 in South Bend, Ind. Streaks: Notre Dame W22, UConn W36...