| Dec 6, 2011
| 4:51 PM
The Maryland women's basketball team will play fellow national power Connecticut next season for the first time in program history.
The teams will meet in the Jimmy V Women's Classic on Dec. 3, ESPN and The V Foundation for Cancer Research announced...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 7:39 AM
DURHAM, N.C. — It is 180 miles from Cameron Indoor Stadium to Emerald Isle, N.C., where the Stewart family of Cicero, N.Y, vacations each October on the Carolina coast.
"I don't get to go anymore," Breanna Stewart said wistfully the other day....
| Dec 16, 2013
| 3:08 PM
Site: Cameron Indoor Stadium, Durham, N.C.
Time: Tuesday, 7 p.m.
TV: ESPN2 (Dave O'Brien, Doris Burke and Holly Rowe)
Radio: WTIC-AM 1080, WILI-AM 1400 (Bob Joyce and Debbie Fiske)
Series history: UConn, 9-3
Last meeting: UConn, 79-49, Jan. 21,...
| Dec 15, 2013
DELUSIONTOWN — After Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said Friday that the state had been in touch with groups interested in bringing the NHL back to Connecticut, commissioner Gary Bettman is expected to announce Christmas Eve an expansion franchise will be...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 3:39 PM
The path to the next meeting of the top-ranked teams in women's basketball was cleared Sunday when No. 2 Duke beat No. 17 Oklahoma 94-85 in Norman, Okla.
The Huskies and Blue Devils play Dec. 17 at Cameron Indoor Stadium at 7 p.m.
It will be the fifth...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 8:26 PM
HARTFORD — At the end of the long days of classes, practices, study halls, there are players on the UConn men's basketball team who like to go back into Gampel Pavilion for some quiet, late-night shooting.
But it's not possible … it seems...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 4:58 PM
Although he has learned not to sweat small stuff during his coaching career, things sometimes occur that are so annoying even Geno Auriemma can't help but perspire.
Such was the case when center Kiah Stokes, a member of UConn's super seven, landed...
| Dec 3, 2013
STORRS — Some kids want to be Michael Jordan when they grow up. Some kids want to be Larry Bird. Some kids want to be Magic Johnson.
Shabazz Napier? He wanted something even more magical than that.
"Growing up," Napier said after, whoops he...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 12:40 PM
STORRS — UConn and Florida did not have to play this game. It's not a league thing, not a tournament thing.
They've called each other out.
"It's going to come down to a grown-man basketball game," UConn coach Kevin Ollie said after practice on...
| Nov 30, 2013
| 11:58 AM
STORRS — It would have been unimaginable a decade or two ago that Darryl Strawberry could be inconspicuous. That would be the last thing — especially then — anyone would have predicted.
But on a recent Sunday afternoon, there was the...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 6:59 PM
— Two hours after Gampel Pavilion emptied last Wednesday, Omar Calhoun was still around. Still shooting. Still trying to figure things out.
"I wasn't happy with how I looked on the court," said Calhoun, who is coming back from offseason surgery on...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 1:58 PM
UConn's Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis and Breanna Stewart were named to the Associated Press preseason All-America team announced Tuesday.
Not making the five-player team but receiving votes were senior center Stefanie Dolson, considered by some the best...