| Jun 24, 2013
| 1:45 PM
UConn women's basketball coach Geno Auriemma is able to sport a different look in the offseason. On Monday at the Hartford Golf Club, Auriemma wasn't his clean-cut self. Instead he was sporting a trimmed, short beard at Geno Auriemma's Fore the Kids...
| Jun 22, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Aaron Hernandez once said that rejecting UConn to play football for the University of Florida was the best decision he ever made — in part because it allowed him to get away from his hometown of Bristol.
While Hernandez might have tried to flee...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 1:29 PM
UConn women's basketball coach Geno Auriemma, who coached New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez in AAU basketball, said he has not been in contact with Hernandez for a couple of years.
Massachusetts police continue to investigate what role,...
| Apr 7, 2013
| 9:42 PM
NEW ORLEANS — Skylar Diggins was impassive when it ended Sunday night at New Orleans Arena, walking to the bench and wrapping a towel around her neck after coach Muffet McGraw took her out of the game with 20 seconds to play.
| Feb 16, 2013
| 3:39 PM
With 15 minutes, 34 seconds remaining in the first half Saturday at Rutgers, UConn coach Geno Auriemma extended his hook and reeled four starters back to the bench.
He was not happy. The Huskies were already trailing by six, on the way to their first...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 6:22 PM
HARTFORD — Since becoming Pittsburgh's coach in 2003, Agnus Berenato has driven the Big East women's basketball welcome wagon from town to town.
It is not unusual for her to begin postgame press conferences by thanking those in attendance for...
| Mar 2, 2013
| 2:45 PM
Before UConn could think about Monday and Notre Dame it had to focus on Saturday and South Florida.
And for the first 15 minutes at the Sun Dome, that required rubbing slumber from its eyes. The noon tipoff came less than 14 hours after the team's...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Jan 26, 2013
| 6:34 PM
Geno Auriemma does not need a lantern to see light at the end of the tunnel. He uses a calendar. When January turns to February on Friday, UConn's coach wants to make sure that his Huskies are ready to go where the sun shines in April.
That would be the...