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  • UConn Rallies To Beat BYU, 70-51

    UConn Rallies To Beat BYU, 70-51
    LINCOLN, Neb. — Inspiration comes in all shapes and formats. Nowadays, it's often delivered over the cellphone, a text or tweet that puts one's mind in the right place. BYU received its adrenaline for the Lincoln regional semifinal on Saturday...
  • UConn Offers Glimpse Of Future As It Contemplates Present Vs. A&M

    UConn Offers Glimpse Of Future As It Contemplates Present Vs. A&M
    LINCOLN, Neb. — No college program is more accustomed to focusing on the present than the UConn women. In fact, that ability is largely responsible for the big trophy case back home. But during the NCAA Tournament, the play of Kaleena Mosqueda-...
  • Numbers Don't Lie; Huskies Dominate The Game

    Numbers Don't Lie; Huskies Dominate The Game
    LINCOLN, Neb. — A half continent away from Madison Square Garden, the full onslaught of UConn basketball continued Monday night. A half continent away from an ear-shattering Sunday afternoon in an arena players love to call the Mecca of basketball,...
  • UConn Women Defeat Texas A&M, Join The Men In Final Four

    UConn Women Defeat Texas A&M, Join The Men In Final Four
    LINCOLN, Neb. – One well-worn adage about sports has always rubbed Geno Auriemma the wrong way. He believes one does not truly defend a championship. He says championships are unique, won by players defined by distinctive circumstances. Then the...
  • UConn Women Have Company On Top Of Basketball World

    UConn Women Have Company On Top Of Basketball World
    LINCOLN, Neb. — In the ecstatic moments following the UConn men's victory over Michigan State Sunday in New York, the one that catapulted them to the Final Four, their friends and peers on the UConn women's team did what you might expect they would....
  • UConn Starting Five Earns AP Women's All-America Recognition

    UConn sophomore Breanna Stewart took her place among the all-time greats in women's basketball history Tuesday when she was named a unanimous selection to the Associated Press All-America team. But she is just one of five UConn starters to earn some type...
  • Cherish The Moment, Connecticut: Something's Happening Here

    Cherish The Moment, Connecticut: Something's Happening Here
    LINCOLN, Neb. — Sometimes it comes from the mouth of an outsider. Sometimes it comes from the mouth of an insider. And sometimes, well, sometimes the message from within is so good that it can even overcome our flinty New England skepticism....
  • An Intense Geno Auriemma Coaches First Game At UConn In '85

    An Intense Geno Auriemma Coaches First Game At UConn In '85
    Three months after taking a job he figured would last four years, Geno Auriemma, 31 years old, was certainly ready to coach his Huskies for the first time. After all, like any aspiring professional, he hoped his day would finally come. And here it was,...
  • Connecticut's Legacy Of Champions

    Someone once called Connecticut the "Bleeding Kansas" of sports, because its loyalties are bitterly divided between North and South, though in this case the Yankees are to the south. The state is split between Yankee and Red Sox fans, as well as fans of...
  • When It Comes To Sports, Connecticut's Got Game

    When It Comes To Sports, Connecticut's Got Game
    Like many readers, I have enjoyed The Hartford Courant's focus on the 250 years of its outstanding service to our state. As a sports fan and historian, I am thrilled that the newspaper is devoting this month to the history of sport in Connecticut. It...
  • Walter Camp's Off-Side: A Tarnished Football Legacy

    Walter Camp's Off-Side: A Tarnished Football Legacy
    The single most significant sports figure in Connecticut history — despite a recent run by Geno Auriemma and his Huskies — is Walter Camp of New Haven and Yale University, known accurately for more than a century as the "father of American...
  • Minor Wins, Major Losses: Pro Sports Franchise Dreams Dashed Over And Over

    Minor Wins, Major Losses: Pro Sports Franchise Dreams Dashed Over And Over
    The news arrived to readers of The Courant on the morning of March 8, 1877, seven weeks before the start of the second National League baseball season. Hartford, a charter member, was deemed unacceptable as a major league market. The city's "base ball"...