| Mar 4, 2013
| 8:44 PM
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) -- Skylar Diggins found another way to beat Connecticut - maybe the toughest way yet.
The second-ranked Fighting Irish trailed by six in the first overtime Monday night, then five in the second overtime before finally beating the...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 10:21 PM
For the past three years a marathon chess match has gripped the Big East Conference, played with pieces colored blue and green.
Notre Dame and UConn, back and forth, check and checkmate. It's been marvelous to watch, better to talk about; the tornado of...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 8:37 PM
When the history of Big East women's basketball is written it will be in the form of a novella. Even after all these years, the story is niche reading.
But thankfully, the last chapter will be devoted to the last three years of conference life, the...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 12:09 PM
Yes, this game is an important measuring stick. No, it is not the national championship. Yes, this game is wonderful showcase for women's college basketball. No, it is not the national championship.
Yes, the scheduling is a bit of a nuisance. No, I don'...
| Feb 19, 2013
HARTFORD — He warned us that this was never about Stefanie Dolson trying to beat Brittney Griner. He warned us that this was always about UConn beating Baylor, about the help Dolson would have to get from her teammates.
"There won't be a bigger...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 4:06 PM
It would make for a delicious metaphor to assert that Kelly Faris plays as if there is no scorebook.
Only it wouldn't be a metaphor.
"Points, that's one thing I never did emphasize very much," Bob Faris said. "There was never even a book kept on our...
| May 24, 2013
| 7:43 PM
When Brittney Griner, one of the defining players in women's basketball history, came out as gay in April, the sporting world seemed to yawn, offer a collective shrug and forget about it in one news cycle.
Nobody cares about women's sports …...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 6:00 PM
– Since the freshmen are relatively new to the neighborhood, UConn's veterans took time this week to explain what it's like hanging out with Villanova.
To paraphrase: You can knock on its door, but you can't make them come out to play. You can...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 8:05 PM
— It was summer camp 1982 and Norm Myers was walking back from the old UConn football facilities to McMahon Residence Hall. Peggy Walsh, who still holds the UConn women's basketball record for most rebounds in a game, was moving in for her...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 7:42 PM
Global Spectrum won control of the XL Center for the next decade and Rentschler Field for the next seven years because of a superior capital investment structure.
OK, that reads with all the excitement of the real estate section. Please. Keep reading,...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 6:43 PM
When the Big East selected Marquette to play UConn twice this season, Golden Eagles coach Terri Mitchell tried to pour herself a glass half full.
This was a magnanimous gesture. An ordinary person, confronted by the possibilities, would have...
| May 9, 2013
| 8:06 PM
STORRS — Most guys go to Disney World after they've won championships. Mike Cavanaugh was offered the job as architect of UConn's hockey future as he was pulling into the place with his family.
"I'll tell you this," Cavanaugh said Thursday at his...