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  • An Expert Opinion: UConn Missing That Leadership In Crunch Time

    An Expert Opinion: UConn Missing That Leadership In Crunch Time
    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...
  • Pac-12 is benefiting the most from craziness of new playoff system

    A wise man wrote last July, "The BCS was a torture chamber to the Pac-12 and the league should rejoice its death." Wait, that was me! The first playoff season is off to a beautiful-mess start, with the 12-person selection committee trying to white-...
  • It's Clear, Crystal Dangerfield Hates To Lose

    ¬†Crystal Dangerfield stood on the balcony overlooking the women’s basketball court in UConn’s new Champions Center, wearing a Huskies sweatshirt, peering over the railing as the defending dual national champions hung out to her right. ¬† In the...
  • UConn Connects With Big East Roots; Schedules Series With Georgetown

    UConn Connects With Big East Roots; Schedules Series With Georgetown
    The UConn men's basketball program is re-connecting with the Big East and once of the Huskies' fiercest rivals in announcing a home-and-home series with Georgetown. Here's the release from UConn: UConn, Georgetown Announce Two-Year Series STORRS,...
  • Crystal Dangerfield Figured Out Quickly UConn Was Place For Her

    Crystal Dangerfield Figured Out Quickly UConn Was Place For Her
    STORRS — Last weekend, Crystal Dangerfield stood on the balcony overlooking the women's basketball court at UConn's new Champions Center, wearing a Huskies sweatshirt, peering over the railing as the defending dual national champions hung out to her...
  • On The Fly: Big Question Now Is Who Gets Joe Maddon

    On The Fly: Big Question Now Is Who Gets Joe Maddon
    Joe Maddon has been the face of the Tampa Bay Rays' revival, leading the once-moribund franchise to 754 wins and four postseason appearances in nine years. But just a few weeks after executive vice president Andrew Friedman left the Rays for the Dodgers,...
  • Bulked-Up Phil Nolan Has Fine-Tuned His Offensive Game

    Bulked-Up Phil Nolan Has Fine-Tuned His Offensive Game
    STORRS — The Huskies were national champions, but Phil Nolan looked in a mirror and saw something bigger. He envisioned himself with about 20 more pounds of muscle. "That was a goal that he had," coach Kevin Ollie said. "Everybody saw him in the...
  • Friday's multi-sport college and local roundup: Norfolk State ends drought, gains first women's volleyball victory of year

    COLLEGES: Women’s volleyball: **Angie Darcus had 22 assists Friday as Norfolk State (1-19, 1-7 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) ended its season-long drought, winning 14-25, 25-23, 25-22, 25-22 at home against Morgan State (11-10, 4-4). ... **...
  • UHart Women Clinch Regular Season Soccer Championship

    Women's Soccer For the first time since 2006, the University of Hartford is the America East women's soccer regular-season champion and the No. 1 seed in the America East Women's Soccer Championship, which begins with the quarterfinals on Thursday....
  • Villanova's Wright needs Hilliard to speak up

    VILLANOVA — Villanova coach Jay Wright needs senior captain Darrun Hilliard to do something he has not done during his time on the Main Line: speak up. The Liberty High graduate has steadily improved from freshman contributor to co-Big East most...
  • Former UConn Linebacker Catching On With Tampa Bay

     Former UConn Linebacker Catching On With Tampa Bay
    Just ask former UConn linebacker Danny Lansanah how he's feeling these days and the conversation only bends one way. "Man," he said, "I don't think I can put into words how happy I am just to be finally getting a chance. I've been in so many places,...