| Feb 16, 2013
| 12:27 PM
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The nutshell play came with 5:16 to go. Villanova's JayVaughn Pinkston missed a second free throw, but UConn could not find a way to wrest the ball away.
It ended up out on the perimeter, James Bell hit a...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 7:24 PM
One frustrating, fruitless possession after another had left the UConn men's basketball team scoreless for nearly nine minutes. Their slim lead had evaporated, though slowly, and a restlessness had settled over the arena.
It was a stretch that, for many...
| Jan 19, 2013
| 4:42 PM
HARTFORD — For at least one Saturday afternoon, women's basketball returned big-time to an XL Center practically jammed pillar to post to see No. 3 UConn play Syracuse.
It was reminiscent of a day when the program and the building rocked in...
| Mar 9, 2013
| 3:10 PM
Ryan Boatright powered his way down the lane as he had done, or tried to do, all year. He bumped with Bryce Cotton and tossed up an off-balance shot.
Some of these crazy shots went in for the UConn men's basketball team this year, some of them didn't....
| Mar 25, 2013
| 7:47 PM
You figured Vanderbilt's hang time in Monday's NCAA Tournament second-round game would vastly surpass that of Idaho on Saturday.
To put it into geographic context, the Commodores, despite multiple injuries, seemed as distant from the Vandals as...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 8:09 AM
2012-13 ND Women's Basketball: Game 31
BIG EAST Conference Championship -- Semifinal #2/2 [#1 seed] Notre Dame Fighting Irish (29-1 / 16-0 BIG EAST) vs. #13/15 [#4 seed] Louisville Cardinals (24-7 / 11-5 BIG EAST)
DATE: March 11, 2013
TIME: 6 p.m. ET...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 4:15 PM
The Big East as we knew it is ending, but, for Hartford as least, it is ending well.
There was a time when the city had no inkling about how to run a major basketball tournament. That has changed, particularly over the decade that the city has hosted...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 8:45 PM
UConn's final possession may have been the worst in a big moment in the history of the program. Skylar Diggins stole the ball. Notre Dame stole UConn's heart. Again. Again. Again.
Yet it wasn't until the Notre Dame women gathered in a chorus line...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 3:16 PM
Professional hockey will remain in downtown Hartford, at least for the next three years.
After weeks of high-level negotiations between Madison Square Garden Co. and Comcast Spectacor, a deal was reached Tuesday to keep the New York Rangers' American...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 11:09 AM
New York Rangers assistant general manager Jim Schoenfeld said Wednesday that he's happy the team's American Hockey League affiliate is remaining in Hartford.
But Schoenfeld, who acts as GM of the Connecticut Whale, said it's too soon to say whether...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 5:33 PM
In my favorite line from one of my favorite movies, "The Shawshank Redemption," Morgan Freeman's character Red goes on about how he has been in prison so long that he didn't think he could ever make it on the outside. Tim Robbins' unforgettable character,...
| Mar 10, 2013
| 8:33 PM
HARTFORD — Kelly Faris is as impervious to pain as she is to personal recognition. That was quite clear Sunday at the XL Center as UConn began play in its final Big East tournament, beating DePaul, 94-61.
Last Monday at Notre Dame, she pushed...