| 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....
| 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....
| May 14, 2011
| 3:38 PM
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...
| 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-...
| 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
| 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...
| 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
| 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....
| 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...
| Aug 11, 2012
| 11:45 PM
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...
| Jul 12, 2010
| 10:55 AM
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....