| Feb 10, 2013
| 3:47 PM
— If only it were as easy as one team bus getting stuck in the snow Saturday night. If only it were as easy as some of the boys vainly trying to push the bus free. If only it were as easy as getting a second bus and a long five-hour, 15-minute ride....
| Feb 13, 2013
| 6:11 AM
On the September day he was introduced as the UConn basketball coach, a day he carried in a most impressive and emotional way, Kevin Ollie needed to fight back tears when his attention turned to his daughter Cheyenne.
Ollie talked about walking down...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 8:34 PM
To get too wrapped up in the lost rivalries is to miss what is in front us now.
To get too wrapped up in Gerry McNamara, Carmelo Anthony and Pearl Washington and once upon a Carrier Dome is to miss the great pearl that UConn found Wednesday night in...
| Feb 16, 2013
| 3:10 PM
Something good was going to happen for those two UConn guards. The 15,165 fans knew it. Shabazz Napier knew it. Heck, Jay Wright knew it.
"Those two guards are two of the best in the country," the Villanova coach said after his Wildcats had throttled...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 3:08 PM
Text messages from UCF president John Hitt to Big East commissioner Mike Aresco show the school played a role in one of the league’s more surprising expansion moves.
Hitt sent a text message to Aresco about Tulane’s interest in the Big East,...
| 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...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 8:58 AM
NEW YORK — The Orlando Magic’s top priority against the New York Knicks tonight will be straightforward in its aim and complex in its execution: Slow down Carmelo Anthony.
The Magic haven’t been able to do it yet this season. They...
| 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...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 4:11 PM
It has been difficult to see, hear or read about the upcoming NCAA Tournament and not have Villanova in the discussion.
Coach Jay Wright's club has been on all sides of the bubble since March Madness talk began weeks ago.
The Wildcats have bounced all...
| May 31, 2012
| 4:39 PM
The Orlando Magic worked out six draft prospects on Wednesday in Orlando, a team official said. The prospects are: Moe Harkless from St. John’s, William Buford from Ohio State, Cameron Moore from UAB, Andrew Nicholson from St. Bonaventure, Darrion...
| Dec 21, 2011
| 4:36 PM
Lawndale Leuzinger High product Amir Garrett is scheduled to debut for St. John's University tonight against Texas Pan-American. The game culminates a lengthy journey for Garrett, a 6-foot-7 forward who left Leuzinger to play at prestigious Findlay Prep...
| Dec 31, 2011
| 1:21 PM
The UConn men's basketball team has been looking for that game, that 40-minute stretch when all of the pieces fit together and function.
They are still looking for it, but in their 83-69 win over St. John's before 16,294 at the sold-out XL Center on...