| Dec 18, 2013
| 3:32 PM
During a super-size, 25-minute press conference after Tuesday's 83-61 win over No. 2 Duke, UConn coach Geno Auriemma was asked many questions, most from those who don't get the chance to see him very often.
Sessions like those tend to be insightful....
| Jul 27, 2013
| 6:22 PM
Diana Taurasi got the biggest ovation Saturday. Candace Parker got the sterling silver Tiffany trophy.
During pre-game introductions at the 2013 WNBA All-Star Game, Taurasi got a bigger ovation than Tina Charles, bigger than Lindsay Whalen and even Maya...
| Jan 21, 2013
| 8:31 PM
— Geno Auriemma, a Hall of Fame coach who has seen it all, done it all over nearly three decades in Storrs, knew when he had witnessed something special.
The opposing coach, one whose team had trailed by only two at halftime and still lost by 30,...
| Dec 19, 2012
| 6:35 PM
The UConn women understand there's just one thing they can control, no matter how famous the program is or how willing their coach is to speak his mind about the state of the Big East.
And that is how they play, and how that performance may help enhance...
| Dec 29, 2012
| 6:53 PM
Back home in snowy Connecticut on Saturday, a measuring stick had one connotation. Consult your local meteorologist for the specifics.
Out in California, where the nation's No. 1 team lived for the last six weeks, the only measuring stick No. 2 UConn...
| Jan 21, 2013
| 7:33 PM
It wouldn't be right to call UConn's domination of Duke an aberration. Their games have been too one-sided to say the phenomenon is a fluke. Let's just say it's been trending heavily.
This trend certainly must be troubling to the Blue Devils, the...
| Dec 29, 2012
| 6:44 PM
PALO ALTO, Calif. — The beauty of the Stanford women's offense is rhythm and preparation. When it works it looks as in sync as the San Antonio Spurs and the Radio City Rockettes. On those days, the Cardinal could be sponsored by Arthur Murray...
| Aug 2, 2012
We had a great afternoon at Olympic Park. There is a large beautiful grassy hill overlooking a huge TV screen in the center of the park. We sat and watched the men's all around event and cheered when Danell Leyva won the bronze. We then went to the...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 7:29 PM
Perhaps this game meant nothing. After all, that is what the coaches say. Perhaps it meant a lot. Apparently, that is how the fans felt.
Most likely, truth falls somewhere in between, just like most debates in life.
But for women's basketball, still...
| Jun 16, 2012
| 5:01 PM
I am a Title IX baby.
The law was passed in 1972 and I was born in 1973. Just as important, I am the daughter of a woman who was very aware of Title IX. She was a teacher and the Title IX compliance coordinator at her school. She was a woman who cared...
| Apr 9, 2013
| 9:38 PM
NEW ORLEANS — We heard greatness was coming, as sure as the distant whistle of an oncoming train. As sure as Diana Taurasi and Maya Moore, we all knew it was coming.
We just didn't know exactly when.
Today, we do. Greatness arrived in the City...
| Mar 31, 2013
BRIDGEPORT — As Elena Delle Donne jogged off the court and through the tunnel Saturday, strains of "My Old Kentucky Home" filled a sold-out Webster Bank Arena. And while Delle Donne might have had nothing more to do with Kentucky than facing that...