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  • Fever's Tamika Catchings 2011 WNBA Most Valuable Player

    Fever's Tamika Catchings 2011 WNBA Most Valuable Player
    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....
  • Teel Time: Introducing the top prospect in the class of 2029

    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....
  • Presidential Sweet: Looking Back On UConn Basketball Trips To White House

    Presidential Sweet: Looking Back On UConn Basketball Trips To White House
    Visiting the White House and meeting the president has become a privilege bestowed upon national champions and a tradition for UConn basketball teams. The Huskies have won a combined 10 championships — seven by the women — and made eight trips...
  • Miller's mark won't soon be matched

    Miller's mark won't soon be matched
    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-...
  • Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis: California Player Of Year Knew She'd End Up At UConn

    Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis: California Player Of Year Knew She'd End Up At UConn
    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...
  • Baby Steps: Five Women's Freshmen Who Made A Difference

    Baby Steps: Five Women's Freshmen Who Made A Difference
    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...
  • The Mouth That Soared: Winning And Spinning, Hall Of Fame Coach Will Kick Tail And Tell Tales

    The Mouth That Soared: Winning And Spinning, Hall Of Fame Coach Will Kick Tail And Tell Tales
    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...
  • The Freshmen: Kiah Stokes, Brianna Banks and Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis, How Will They Fare?

    The Freshmen: Kiah Stokes, Brianna Banks and Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis, How Will They Fare?
    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....
  • Md. angle: McCoughtry perfect from field as U.S. women pound China

    — 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...
  • 'My name is Angel McCoughtry, gold medalist'

    'My name is Angel McCoughtry, gold medalist'
    After the United States overwhelmed France, 86-50, in the Olympic women's basketball final Saturday in London, new introductions were in order. "My name is not Angel McCoughtry. My name is Angel McCoughtry, gold medalist," the former St. Frances star...
  • Spotlight On Diana Taurasi

    Taurasi was the 2000 Naismith and Parade Magazine National High School Player of the Year. She completed her high school career ranked third (behind Giuliana Mendiola's 3,069 and Cheryl Miller's 3,446) in California state history with 3,047 points....