| Mar 17, 2008
| 12:16 PM
Jackie Vavrek was eight years old.
"I won the 25 (yard) freestyle without having to take a breath and I thought that was really fun," said Vavrek, now a senior two-time All-American for Wisconsin. "I always enjoyed swimming but that was when I really...
| Jun 13, 2010
John Wooden, the UCLA basketball coach who became an icon of American sports while guiding the Bruins to an unprecedented 10 national championships in the 1960s and '70s and remained in the spotlight during retirement with his "Pyramid of Success"...
| Mar 16, 2010
The NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament can be a frustrating experience for fans trying to predict the 65-team bracket. With 18,446,744,073,709,551,616 different combinations of results for predicting a perfect bracket (according to mathematicians), it's far...
| Apr 6, 2010
Time: 8:30 p.m.
TV: ESPN (Dave O'Brien, Doris Burke, Rebecca Lobo, Holly Rowe)
Radio: WTIC-AM 1080 (Bob Joyce, Kara Wolters)
Series history: Tied, 5-5
Last meeting: UConn, 80-68, Dec. 23, 2009, XL Center, Hartford...
| Mar 29, 2010
This is as close to " Hoosiers" as UConn had come this season — old-time Midwest arena against an opponent with old-school attributes intent on administering the old-fashioned upset.
But Sunday's Sweet 16 game against Iowa State wasn't a movie. And...
| Mar 14, 2010
| 6:48 PM
It was a sweet Selection Sunday for Florida and Florida State.
The Gators and Seminoles saw their names flash on the screen during the live broadcast of the NCAA Tournament field on CBS.
For others, the day was filled with disappointment.
| Jan 8, 2009
| 3:18 PM
Only seven weeks or so until the trade deadline. In the meantime, here's another batch of answers. Keep the questions coming.
K.C., in the most recent RosenBlog he "mentions" that the players have lost respect for Vinnie. Being around the team as much as...
| Feb 4, 2008
| 12:53 PM
It's no accident that the Oklahoma women's basketball team has been on a roll as of late.
The recent surge coincides with sophomore forward and former Whitney Young star Amanda Thompson stringing together her best stretch of basketball since arriving...
| Feb 20, 2008
| 12:54 PM
Duke and North Carolina rightfully receive the lion's share of college basketball attention in the Tar Heel State.
But a third hoops stalwart has emerged in tiny Davidson College and former Barrington standout Jason Richards will be an integral part of...
| Feb 25, 2008
| 8:47 AM
Iowa senior forward Johanna Solverson probably didn't envision earning her current nickname for another few decades.
But two torn ACLs and her current status as a rare six-year college athlete has done the trick.
"Everyone calls me grandma," said...
| Mar 3, 2008
| 11:59 AM
A single phone call in 2000 changed everything for Craig Robinson.
It came from newly hired Northwestern men's basketball coach Bill Carmody and eventually led to Robinson, a Mt. Carmel graduate, joining the Wildcats' staff as an assistant.