| Feb 12, 2014
| 5:30 PM
ESPN bills itself as the Worldwide Leader in Sports. Based on that, women's basketball is bigger worldwide than the Winter Olympics.
Nothing against the Connecticut Huskies, but do they really warrant more airtime than Bode Miller, the U.S. women's...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 10:25 PM
The Kentucky Wildcats, eighth seed, advanced to the NCAA tournament's final with a 74-73 win over the No. 2 seed Wisconsin Badgers on an Aaron Harrison game-winning three-pointer with 5.7 seconds left on the clock.
Earlier in the day, Coach Kevin Ollie'...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 12:07 PM
Kentucky forward Julius Randle has declared for the NBA draft.
"I've been blessed and fortunate to be put in a position to have to have decisions. A big decision for me is whether to declare for the NBA draft or not," Randle said in a press conference...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 3:27 PM
Admit it, office bracketologists, many of you didn't think the University of Connecticut Huskies would go far in the NCAA tournament. And your skepticism was not without reason; most of the time, Goliath beats David.
Well, David just hit the big guy...
| Mar 22, 2014
| 5:38 AM
BUFFALO, N.Y. — Satisfied, Jim? The attention is on you.
There was Jay Bilas. There was Digger Phelps. There was Bruce Pearl. They were all talking about UConn so enthusiastically Friday on ESPN. Or rather they were talking how great it would be...
| Mar 29, 2014
| 3:52 PM
NEW YORK — Kevin Ollie was taking the first steps down a road very few have traveled with success, the hazard-filled, replacing-the-legend road. There at the start was Tom Izzo, who had done it.
"The thing that sticks out to me," Ollie said. "He...
| Mar 23, 2014
| 8:25 AM
BUFFALO, N.Y. — UConn was losing and its best player, its all-everything player, was going to the bench, probably for a long stretch.
"He told me, go in there and do what you do," said freshman Terrence Samuel, who replaced Shabazz Napier.
| Mar 21, 2014
| 5:47 PM
BUFFALO, N.Y. — UConn and Villanova are no longer in the same conference, but they are not strangers. They know exactly what to expect from each other in the NCAA Tournament.
"We know it's going to be a grinding, Big East-style basketball game,"...
| Feb 28, 2014
You've probably seen him on TV or in the newspaper, wearing a blue and white wig decorated with the fuzzy dice equivalent of basketballs. He's Danny Karwoski, the University of Connecticut women's basketball superfan.
Karwoski has attended upward of...
| Mar 15, 2014
| 7:34 PM
If the No. 5 Louisville Cardinals are just getting warmed up, no one is going to want to be in their part of the NCAA bracket.
The Cardinals continued their dominating run to win the first American Athletic Conference tournament championship,...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 12:18 PM
Ryan Boatright may now be known best for overcoming a sprained ankle to help lead the Connecticut Huskies to an unexpected NCAA men's basketball national championship this year. But for the several hundred people who welcomed him back to his hometown of...