Friday Sports Briefs

NCAA Tournament Not Coming to Mohegan Sun Although Mohegan Sun looks to have secured the American Athletic Conference women’s basketball championships in 2014, the NCAA is not interested in holding NCAA Tournament games at the venue in light of its policy against casino venues.  John Altavilla of the Hartford Courant has the story. Time to […]

UConn Women’s Basketball Team Wins 8th Championship

The UConn women’s basketball team defeated Louisville 93-60 to win their record-tying eighth national championship.  Freshman Breanna Stewart led the Huskies with 23 points and 9 rebounds and was named Most Outstanding Player of the NCAA Tournament.  John Altavilla of the Hartford Courant has the story. Congratulations to the UConn women’s basketball team and Coach Geno Auriemma on their […]

Friday Sports Briefs

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – FEBRUARY 21: The Oracle Racing AC45 catamarans practice in the San Francisco Bay on February 21, 2012 in San Francisco, California. The AC45 is the forerunner to the AC72, which teams will race in the Louis Vuitton Cup and America’s Cup finals in 2013 in San Francisco. The AC45 will be featured at the America’s Cup World Series. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

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Auriemma Advocates for Lowering the Hoop in Women’s Basketball UConn women’s basketball coach Geno Auriemma recently discussed an interesting suggestion for improving the women’s game: lowering the baskets.  John Altavilla has the story and writes that this isn’t a new idea. Hole-in-One Controversy at Mohegan Sun Rob Harris over at the Golf Dispute Resolution Blog has the story […]