| Aug 5, 2012
| 8:47 PM
— The U.S. women's basketball team destroyed China, 114-66, on Saturday afternoon at Olympic Park Basketball Arena, closing pool play unbeaten in five games and setting team records while doing so.
In winning its 38th straight Olympic game, the...
| Jul 16, 2012
| 8:46 PM
— There has been much discussion in recent days about how this year's U.S. Olympic men's basketball team stacked up against its most famous predecessors, the Dream Team of 1992. There also has been a good deal of trash talking too by legendary trash...
| Apr 17, 2012
| 8:01 PM
PASADENA — There is a real possibility that no one from the Pasadena Poly girls' basketball program will ever match the entire body of work of graduating senior Michelle Miller.
The 17-year-old, who lives within walking distance of the 378 student-...
| Apr 3, 2012
| 12:30 PM
"We huddled," Hayes said. "We were supposed to set a double screen, and Kelly said if they play it wrong, she's going long. I was looking for that first. She went. I threw a perfect pass. She caught it like a running back and she finished."
| Dec 29, 2011
| 9:10 AM
BRISTOL -- The photograph was the moment that stood out for her. The girls she had grown up with playing AAU basketball. The young women she had admired through four years in college. The opponents she had battled hardest right through the Final Four...
| Nov 10, 2011
| 10:20 AM
STORRS -- Imagine the kismet of the moment for Mater Dei girls basketball coach Kevin Kiernan on his first day on the job four summers ago.
The Santa Ana, Calif., school was known for spawning college quarterbacks; some good, like Matt Barkley and Colt...
| Nov 9, 2011
| 2:56 PM
UConn assistant coach Shea Ralph was sitting in her office recently when freshman center Kiah Stokes strode in with a big smile on her face.
During a decade as an assistant at Pittsburgh and UConn, Ralph has learned to expect anything at times like this....
| Nov 9, 2011
| 1:26 PM
STORRS -- He is who he is, says what he says. And after 27 years of press conferences, some even conducted in Italian, there's no chance public opinion, pressure or pleading will keep Geno Auriemma from speaking his mind.
"Generally speaking, there is...
| Nov 9, 2011
| 12:49 PM
Five players who showed up in Storrs and made an impact on the UConn women's basketball team as freshmen:
Maya Moore (2007-08)
Started 30 games in 2007-08 and averaged 17.8 points and 7.6 rebounds to become the first freshman in Big East history, men or...
| Sep 27, 2011
| 5:08 AM
Laura Teel watched her first football game at the tender age of 17 hours. Her nursery contains basketball, baseball and softball memorabilia, not to mention a tennis racket and lacrosse stick hanging on a wall, and a pink baseball glove near her crib....
| Sep 22, 2011
| 11:00 AM
NEW YORK, Sept. 22, 2011 Indiana Fever forward Tamika Catchings has been named the 2011 WNBA Most Valuable Player, the WNBA announced today. Catchings received 292 points (21 first place votes) from a national panel of 40 sportswriters and broadcasters....