| Sep 23, 2013
| 9:24 AM
STORRS — After 17 years in the NBA, a career that is certain to land him in the Hall of Fame, Ray Allen is still careful not to drop the ball.
"I cringe," Allen said, "just cringe during practice when one of the coaches is giving instructions...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 5:10 PM
This season marks the 25th anniversary of the "Flying Illini" and their remarkable run to the 1989 Final Four.
Entering the NCAA tournament that year as the No. 1 seed in the Midwest Region, the Illini defeated McNeese State, Ball State, Louisville...
| Nov 2, 2013
| 10:44 AM
When it comes to men's basketball strength and national exposure, the rich have gotten richer in the Atlantic Coast Conference with the introduction of Syracuse, Notre Dame and Pittsburgh to a family that already includes Duke, North Carolina and...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 8:23 PM
Forecasting a nine-team basketball conference was trying enough. Then the ACC expanded to 11, then to 12. Now, with the arrivals this season of Syracuse, Pittsburgh and Notre Dame, the league balloons to 15.
And quite a 15 it is, littered with NCAA...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 4:33 PM
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Mike Krzyzewski arrived at Duke in 1980, and during his first decade there, ACC basketball showcased the likes of Michael Jordan, Ralph Sampson, Mark Price, James Worthy, Len Bias and Johnny Dawkins. So pardon Krzyzewski for...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 8:00 AM
It was the Clippers' second day of training camp in La Jolla and assistant coach Tyronn Lue was demonstrating one of the team's new defensive techniques, telling the guards to "bump" opposing big men when they set a screen, then to hurry back on defense....
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
I am a fervent March Madness viewer but am dreading this year's NCAA basketball tournament for I fear the spectacle will be stained with controversy. I'm making my prediction based on the fact that the first two months of this year saw major scandals...
| Sep 29, 2013
When a Big Ten basketball coach agrees to address a ballroom full of bankruptcy experts, that's saying something.
And rookie Northwestern basketball coach Chris Collins' speech Friday before the Turnaround Management Association's Chicago/Midwest...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Adam Krikorian, the U.S. women's water polo coach, says he can't recall what exactly happened in those final seconds of anticipation. A coach's short-term memory, he says. But what he does remember from that August evening wasn't so much a sight or a...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 8:16 PM
University of Notre Dame men’s basketball coach Mike Brey might feel like a rock musician on a quick, whirlwind tour.
He was in Hagerstown on Monday, Minneapolis on Tuesday and in Boston today before returning to South Bend, Ind., for a day. Then...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 5:04 PM
STORRS — The biggest question Friday was what did USA Basketball say to convince Geno Auriemma to once again jump into women's basketball's deep end.
Carol Callan, USA Basketball's national team director, thought she had the answer.
| Sep 6, 2013
| 5:08 PM
STORRS — Between the UConn opener in November and the Olympic gold medal game in August 2016, Geno Auriemma might be favored to win every game he coaches.
With Breanna Stewart and Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis, UConn could, incredibly enough, run off...