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Book Review: “Geno: In Pursuit of Perfection”

Geno:In Pursuit of Perfection is the University of Connecticut women’s basketball coach Geno Auriemma’s memoir. Published in 2006, the mostly self-written book takes us from Auriemma’s earliest years in Italy to growing up in Norristown, Penn. The book touches lightly on Auriemma’s career at St. Joseph’s and Virginia before devoting the bulk of pages to […]

Basketball AP Top 25 (Week 3): Pittsburgh Panthers Fall

1. North Carolina (62) The Tar Heels didn’t do much this week. There were no games on aircraft carriers, just a sound victory over Mississippi Valley State, Jerry Rice’s alma mater. It wasn’t much of a test for them. 2. Kentucky The Wildcats, however, beat a really good Kansas team. They also had solid wins […]

NCAA Finals Prediction

There have been 66 games during the NCAA Tournament, pairing 64 teams down to two. We’ve seen just about every kind of basketball game there is. Buzzer beaters. Blowouts. Tightly-fought battles. High seeds handling business against low seeds. And upsets galore. It has been a wild, crazy, unpredictable but eminently entertaining tournament, and now we’re […]

Video: UConn QB Johnny McEntee Accuracy Trick Shots

Unless your a UConn coach, player, or student, you probably have no idea who third string quarterback Johnny McEntee is…until now. Perhaps trying to increase of chances of maybe making the NFL, McEntee and his buddies produced a nearly 5-minute video to showcase his unheard-of accuracy. How unheard of? Let’s just say I’m not so […]

UConn’s Record Win Streak Transcends Gender

The University of Connecticut women’s basketball team set a new record for consecutive wins Tuesday night in Hartford, beating Florida State 93-62. It was their 89th win in a row, dating back to the beginning of their 2007-2008 season, and including two national titles in back-to-back undefeated seasons. Their 89th consecutive victory broke the record […]

UConn Dominates Undermanned Terriers

Boston Unversity faced the 13th ranked University of Connecticut Huskies at the Hartford XL Center for the first time in 12 years, dating back to their preseason NIT pairing in 1997. After getting walloped by 28 points, 94-62, BU probably wishes they will not have to come back to Hartford for another 12 years. The Huskies dominated […]

UConn CB Jasper Howard Killed in Stabbing on Campus

UConn defensive back Jasper Howard, 22, has died after an on-campus stabbing early Sunday morning. On Saturday, Howard recovered a fumble in the Huskies 38-25 win over Lousiville. Howard, a junior and starting cornerback, was stabbed during a fight on campus, according to a school administrative official. On UConn’s school Web site, they state that […]

Ray Allen Helps Celtics Win in Connecticut

Playing in an arena he once called home, Ray Allen did something he always did in his college days. He won. In the early 1990′s, Allen went 26-0 under Jim Calhoun’s Huskies in that arena (now called the XL Center). Allen finished with eight points, six rebounds, and four assists to help the Celtics get an easy […]

Local Prospects to Play in NBA Summer League

As boston.com reported Saturday, two more local guys will be in the NBA system.  Boston College senior point guard Tyrese Rice will be assigned to the Washington team and Connecticut’s Jeff Adrien is part of the Memphis squad.  This follows the two locals drafted Thursday: Hasheem Thabeet, also to Memphis, and A. J. Price to […]

Pitino Busts My NCAA Bracket Again

VIEW –> Sports of Boston NCAA Bracket Standings: Top 20 Ahh, the peaks and valleys of the NCAA Tournament. By Saturday, I lost my first Elite Eight team, and subsequently my first Final Four team in Memphis. I had the seven other Elite Eight teams so I was still in great shape to win some much-need money […]