| Jan 25, 2015
| 3:52 PM
They are sons of immigrants. One's Italian surname ends with a familiar vowel. The other's Polish name ends with an equally familiar "ski." Forever sons of immigrants, and they embrace that birthright with all their being.
They, too, are the...
| Jan 25, 2015
| 4:48 PM
NEW YORK — Mike Krzyzewski earned his 1,000th career win Sunday, making him the first NCAA Division I men's coach to reach the milestone, when No. 5 Duke surged past St. John's in the second half for a 77-68 victory at Madison Square Garden....
| Jan 21, 2015
| 7:41 AM
It seems funny, but not really in the belly laugh way, to remember the manner the bully conferences of women's basketball once made fun of the old Big East.
Geno Auriemma had a very difficult time reconciling how little respect his old conference was...
| Jan 20, 2015
| 5:12 PM
Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski has 999 wins and gets the chance at No. 1,000 on Sunday at Madison Square Garden vs. St. John's. If he couldn't be at Cameron Indoor Stadium, what better place to be? ... Talk about domination. Senior Victor Ljuljdjuraj of No. 9...
| Jan 19, 2015
| 4:15 PM
To celebrate the silver anniversary of the UConn men's 1989-90 Dream Season, The Courant will be looking at players and coaches who helped make that team special. Stories will appear periodically throughout the season.
To make a Dream Season, to turn...
| Jan 18, 2015
| 7:49 PM
Myke Henry scored 19 and grabbed a career-high 12 rebounds to help DePaul overcome an 11-point second-half deficit and beat St. John's 71-67 in overtime on Sunday.
Billy Garrett Jr. made 13 of 13 free throws and finished with a season-high 20 points for...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 3:47 PM
Robert Mueller, the former FBI director looking into how the NFL handled the Ray Rice domestic abuse incident, says the league should have been more aggressive in its investigation before initially punishing Rice. There's a revelation. But he also found...
| Jan 5, 2015
| 3:46 PM
NEW YORK – For the first two years of her career, Morgan Tuck's attention was focused on regaining her health.
Knee surgery and inactivity created what appeared to be a daunting, frustrating obstacle to becoming the quality player she hoped to...
| Jan 7, 2015
NEW YORK — Former Liberty High School star Darrun Hilliard scored 21 points and No. 8 Villanova rebounded nicely from its first defeat of the season, pulling away from No. 24 St. John's in the second half for a 90-72 victory Tuesday night.
| Jan 13, 2015
| 2:40 PM
The Philadelphia Big 5 honored two Lehigh Valley products as the players of the week on Monday. Liberty High grad Darrun Hilliard of Villanova was named the Big 5 men's player of the week and former Northampton High star Kara Bonenberger of Penn was named...
| Dec 19, 2014
| 7:46 PM
BRIDGEPORT — No program in the Big East Conference seemed to benefit more from the departure of Notre Dame and UConn before last season than DePaul. But Blue Demons coach Doug Bruno doesn't look at it quite that way.
"When we were living [the...