| Apr 2, 2011
Coaches, players, Cinderellas, old New England turf rivals, they were all at a banquet to honor their Final Four achievement Thursday night when Jim Calhoun decided the time was ripe to play the "My Three Sons" card.
"I said, 'I feel like Fred MacMurray,...
| Apr 3, 2011
| 7:24 PM
The season will end Monday night. The 41st game in this remarkable run will be the last. There is just another two-plus hours, 40 minutes of game time, for the 2010-11 Huskies to scramble around the court with the joy and passion that has defined a...
| Apr 5, 2011
HOUSTON — In one of those simple, brilliant leads that occasionally grace the sports pages, Courant beat writer Michael Arace sent 17 words back to Connecticut from St. Petersburg, Fla., on March 29, 1999.
"The UConn Huskies won the national...
| Apr 4, 2011
| 11:10 PM
Somewhere along the line, disbelief was met by something that felt like design, and so in the minutes before midnight Monday at Reliant Stadium, Kemba Walker strolled across the court, kicking up streamers that had fallen from high above, and offered...
| Jun 6, 2011
| 2:39 AM
It didn’t take much to get Florida starting pitcher Alex Panteliodis fired up for Sunday’s NCAA regional game at Alfred A. McKethan Stadium.
He just looked at the tourney schedule, which read Florida vs. Miami.
“Something sparks me...
| May 26, 2011
| 1:12 PM
GIRLS ATHLETE OF THE YEAR
Pope John Paul II senior
Events/times: 1,600-meter run, 4:54.98; 800, 2:12.65
Season's highlights: Athlete of the Year for the second year in a row, she put the exclamation mark to a superlative high...
| Feb 9, 2011
| 6:58 PM
A year ago Wednesday, William and Mary's basketball team was contending for a conference championship, ranked among the nation's top 60 and had legitimate aspirations of earning the program's first NCAA tournament bid.
This season's Tribe entered...
| Mar 1, 2011
| 2:35 PM
By any standard, this was the best regular season in Colonial Athletic Association basketball history. Now comes the hard part.
Authoring an equally riveting postseason.
The challenge starts with the conference tournament, which runs Friday-Monday at...
| Mar 2, 2011
| 6:17 PM
With less than two minutes remaining in their final regular-season game at Cassell Coliseum, Jeff Allen, Malcolm Delaney and Terrell Bell headed for the bench.
Such moments are supposed to include bear hugs from coaches, fist bumps from teammates and...
| Nov 29, 2012
| 12:50 PM
Joe Moglia's hire as head coach of the United Football League's new Virginia Destroyers isn't just out-of-the-box, it's out-of-the-factory-where-they-make-the-box.
Moglia, as chronicled elsewhere, is a Bigfoot businessman with a nine-figure portfolio...
| Mar 4, 2011
| 2:31 PM
Unlike the 24-7-365 bracketologists who populate cyberspace, I refrain from serious NCAA tournament field projections until late February or early March.
More for sanity and domestic bliss than anything. A double-feature of "The Fighter" and "The King'...