UConn’s Breanna Stewart leads pack in 2016 WNBA Draft preview

The WNBA starts its twentieth season with the draft this week, turning collegiate stars into professionals. Leading the prospect pack are a trio of Connecticut Huskies, led by the four-time NCAA Tournament MVP Breanna Stewart, guard Moriah Jefferson, and Morgan Tuck, who’s opting for the WNBA with a year of eligibility remaining. The group only lost five games during their

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18th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey hosted a Sports Leadership Seminar with Jay Bilas, ESPN basketball analyst, Jamie Dixon, and college basketball coaches; University of Pittsburgh men’s basketball head coach, Tubby Smith, Texas Tech University men’s basketball head coach, Kevin Ollie, University of Connecticut men’s basketball head coach, Jay Wright, Villanova University men’s basketball head coach, Geno Auriemma, University of Connecticut women’s basketball head coach, Tom Izzo, Michigan State University men’s basketball head coach, Jim Boeheim, Syracuse University men’s basketball head coach at the Pentagon, May 7, 2014. Gen. Dempsey stated the goal of the open-panel forum was to “discuss the importance of dynamic leadership to building winning teams and also expose these coaches to what our world-class military team brings to the nation." DoD photo by Army Staff Sgt. Sean K. Harp

UConn women’s basketball: The Yawn Dynasty

Esteemed Boston Globe columnist Dan Shaughnessy recently tweeted that the University of Connecticut women’s basketball team is “killing” the women’s game. Shaughnessy called the team “great,” but stated he would not watch. Every pundit disagreed, along with UConn coach Geno Auriemma, who simply replied “don’t watch.” ESPN used his critique and Geno’s rebuttal as the lead

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Report: UNC ‘happy’ with NCAA findings

The University of North Carolina is likely breathing a sigh of relief after finally receiving its Notice of Allegations from the NCAA Friday, judging from the reporting of veteran journalist Art Chansky. Chansky, who has covered UNC athletics for decades and until 2010 worked at Tar Heel Sports Properties, reports those close to the investigation-weary program are

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Tourney Recap

2015 Tournament Challenge Final Standings

Thank you everyone that played the 2015 PDS Tournament Challenge Leagues, here are the top finishers:   Tournament Challenge ashecounty, 1290 ScottsdaleArizona, 1280 Poutineater, 1270 Teeb is a Crack W.hore, 1240 IRISH, 1220   Women’s Tournament Challenge TurdInTheFartFunnel, 1530 Coach MK, 1440 Deathsquad KY, 1390   Second Chance Bracket Coach MK, 680 alf money, 480

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Dayton vs Goliath

2015 Albany Regional Final- #1 Connecticut Huskies vs. #7 Dayton Flyers   Heading into Monday nights Regional Final, most experts including me had UCONN in a landslide. Dayton had OTHER plans. After taking down the SEC Tournament Finalist and #2 Seed Kentucky, the Flyers earned their first Sweet 16 appearance in school history. They followed

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