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  • Take the Points: College Football Week 7 Picks

    Take the Points: College Football Week 7 Picks
    This past weekend, I attended my 10 year college reunion, and I realized a few things.  First off, everyone is pregnant, even the guys.  Secondly, nobody wants to grow up.  You haven’t lived until you’ve seen a bunch of 32-year old pregnant...
  • Catching Up With Mike Cavanaugh And UConn Hockey In Advance Of Friday's Season Opener

    I spent some time at Freitas Ice Forum on the UConn campus Tuesday, watching the Huskies wrap up one of their final preseason practices. UConn boards a plane Thursday morning – Bradley International direct to Minneapolis, then about an hour bus ride...
  • UCONN WOMEN'S OUTLOOK The Best Defense: Season After Title Offers Challenge, But Talent Is There To Repeat

    UCONN WOMEN'S OUTLOOK<br>The Best Defense: Season After Title Offers Challenge, But Talent Is There To Repeat
    STORRS — During the course of his Hall of Fame career, now enriched by eight NCAA championships and an Olympic gold medal, UConn's Geno Auriemma has distinguished himself by digging below the surface of the apparent. It is there, buried under the...
  • CONFERENCE SPOTLIGHT Taking On The Champ: SMU, Like Most New AAC Teams, Excited To Face UConn

    CONFERENCE SPOTLIGHT<br>Taking On The Champ: SMU, Like Most New AAC Teams, Excited To Face UConn
    UNCASVILLE — They began perusing the rosters at the airport in Texas, continued studying on the flight to Connecticut and had the names of their future opponents memorized on the drive to the Mohegan Sun. Keena Mays and Akil Simpson, the players...
  • AAC CAPSULES Breaking Down The Teams Of The New Conference

    AAC CAPSULES<br>Breaking Down The Teams Of The New Conference
    A capsule look at the American Athletic Conference's women's basketball teams, in predicted order of finish: UCONN Last season: 35-4 Coach: Geno Auriemma, 29th season Top Players: F Breanna Stewart, C Stefanie Dolson, F Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis Keep an...
  • Game-Changer: Ankle Injury's Lingering Effects Offered Chance To Mature As A Player

    Game-Changer: Ankle Injury's Lingering Effects Offered Chance To Mature As A Player
    Coming off an All-America sophomore year, Bria Hartley was primed to take another step forward last season. “Coming into training camp last September, I'd never seen anyone more ready than she looked,” UConn coach Geno Auriemma said. And...
  • UConn Women 2013-14 Schedule, Team By The Numbers

    2013-14 Women's Basketball Schedule Nov. 9: Hartford, 4 p.m., XL Center, SNY Nov. 11: Stanford, 7 p.m., Gampel, ESPN2 Nov. 15: at Maryland, 6 p.m., ESPNU Nov. 17: at Penn State, noon, Big 10 Network Nov. 20: Oregon, 7 p.m., XL Center, SNY Nov....
  • Geno Auriemma: A Closer Look At The UConn Coach

    Geno Auriemma: A Closer Look At The UConn Coach
    Age: 59 Years at UConn: 29th season Record at UConn: 839-133 (.863), eight national championships, 14 Final Four appearances, four undefeated seasons, 37 combined conference regular season and tournament championships. Was he a player: Played high...
  • RULES CHANGE Huskies Are Moving Off Easy Street, Road To Final Four Will No Longer Go Through Storrs

    RULES CHANGE<br>Huskies Are Moving Off Easy Street, Road To Final Four Will No Longer Go Through Storrs
    UConn's rise to the pinnacle of women's basketball is assuredly the result of the chain reaction that began with the hiring of Geno Auriemma by then-athletic director John Toner nearly 30 years ago. Auriemma's elixir has transformed UConn into a self-...
  • Going Out In Style: Mid-Career Transformation Has Taken Center To New Heights

    Going Out In Style: Mid-Career Transformation Has Taken Center To New Heights
    Even in kindergarten at Minisink Elementary School, Stefanie Dolson was the one Mrs. DeSimone depended on to help run the classroom. “I always had fun jobs in school,” Dolson said. “I was the one who got to turn the lights on in the...
  • UPDATE: Notre Dame women's basketball: Move excites Muffet recruit

    UPDATE: Notre Dame women's basketball: Move excites Muffet recruit
    Last season, Notre Dame punched its ticket to the NCAA women's basketball Final Four by thrashing Atlantic Coast Conference power Maryland. Two seasons ago, Natalie Novosel's last-second shot gave Notre Dame a stunning comeback victory against Duke, as...
  • Our View: Huskies Reach The Summit

    Our View: Huskies Reach The Summit
    Somehow, they did it again. Coach Geno Auriemma and his University of Connecticut women's basketball team weren't supposed to win the NCAA National Championship in 2013. This was supposed to be a rebuilding year, defined at UConn as only going to the...