| Sep 15, 2014
| 7:28 PM
BRIDGEPORT – By midweek, headquarters for USA Basketball's pursuit of another FIBA World Championship will shift to a somewhat more metropolitan locale than this blue-collar city by the banks of Long Island Sound.
From the lights of I-95 to the...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 5:33 AM
In case you missed it last night, the first roster cuts were made for the 2014 USA Basketball Women's National Team prior to Monday's final domestic exhibiton against Canada at 7 p.m. at the Webster Bank Arena.
Cut from the field of 17 were...
| Sep 14, 2014
| 6:43 PM
BRIDGEPORT — During his time at UConn, Geno Auriemma has coached the game's greatest players, but just two have come directly to him freshly seasoned by high-level international competition.
"It's very, very unique," Auriemma said Sunday.
| Sep 12, 2014
| 9:04 PM
Now we know how much Brittney Griner means to the Mercury.
And that Diana Taurasi means even more.
With Griner, the Mercury beat the Sky in the first two games of the WNBA Finals by 21 and 29 points.
Without their 6-foot-8 monster in the middle, the...
| Sep 13, 2014
| 6:34 PM
It should have been no surprise the Sky made the WNBA Finals.
They had all the mainstays back from the team that won the Eastern Conference regular season with a 24-10 record before losing in the opening round of the 2013 playoffs, and the East was...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 4:52 PM
NEWARK, Del. — Not only have his former UConn players grown accustomed to his face, but everything about Geno Auriemma's manner and method seems indelibly entrenched years later.
"I found that I hear him in my head when I'm playing, even though he'...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 7:18 PM
NEWARK, Del. – Geno Auriemma's second term as coach of USA Basketball's senior national team is filled with challenges, even for a guy who has made a career of meeting and surpassing them.
The winner of nine national champions at UConn since 1995...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 9:54 PM
The Sports Xchange
By Jack Magruder, The Sports Xchange
Taurasi, Mercury on verge of WNBA title
PHOENIX -- Diana Taurasi owns three NCAA titles, three Olympic gold medals and two WNBA championships. For all that, Taurasi said her current Phoenix...
| Sep 6, 2014
| 3:43 PM
STORRS — This time of year, Geno Auriemma's bags are always packed. It's recruiting season, when college basketball coaches hit the road to gauge the nation's gifted youth.
The only difference this autumn is where UConn's coach will be heading ...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 10:01 AM
Navy's women's basketball team won 24 games last season and earned a berth in the Women's National Invitational Tournament.
The Mids won't officially begin preparing for the 2014-15 season until October, but coach Stefanie Pemper thinks her team will...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 7:24 PM
STORRS — For as long as people have been watching, Breanna Stewart has played alongside teammates much older. There's a very good reason for it. No calendar has been able to confine her talent.
Next week, the UConn junior and reigning Associated...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Game 1: 6 p.m. Saturday at Bankers Life Fieldhouse; NBA TV.
Game 2: 3 p.m. Monday at Allstate Arena; NBA TV.
Game 3: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Bankers Life Arena; NBA TV (if necessary).
At stake: Winner meets either Phoenix or defending...