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  1. Andre Drummond talks computers, Rihanna

    Lynn Hoppes

    Andre Drummond is one of the most intriguing players in Thursday's NBA Draft. The 6-foot-11, 280-pound center played only one season at the University of Connecticut, averaging just 11 points and 8 rebounds per game. But the upside of the 18-ye...

    Blog | June 27, 2012
  2. Harlem Globetrotters' Flight Time makes pitch for 'Dancing With t...

    Lynn Hoppes

    Harlem Globetrotters guard Herbert "Flight Time" Lang is ready to do some reality show lobbying. "I'd really like to do 'Dancing with the Stars,'" Lang said while touring ESPN's Connecticut campus this week. "I think I can get down a little bit. I h...

    Blog | Conversation | February 25, 2012
  3. Sue Bird set for reunion at WNBA All-Star Weekend

    Lynn Hoppes

    Saturday is the WNBA All-Star Game in San Antonio, but it will be more like a University of Connecticut family reunion. For the Western Conference, four of the five starters -- Swin Cash (2002), Maya Moore (2011), Diana Taurasi (2004) and Sue Bird (...

    Blog | Conversation | July 22, 2011
  4. UConn's Geno Auriemma, Maya Moore discuss women's sports with Pag...

    Lynn Hoppes

    UConn's Geno Auriemma, Maya Moore discuss women's sports.

    Story | Conversation | April 26, 2011
  5. Geno Auriemma: Women don't need to compete against men

    Lynn Hoppes

    University of Connecticut women's basketball coach Geno Auriemma and Maya Moore, his former star player and the No. 1 pick in the recent WNBA draft, stopped by ESPN's Bristol, Conn., campus Tuesday to make the rounds as ESPN launched its new

    Blog | Conversation | April 26, 2011
  6. Once stat boy, Tony Horton now is an exercise giant

    Lynn Hoppes

    Tony Horton returned to Connecticut Saturday to lead an exercise expo.

    Blog | Conversation | April 16, 2011
  7. Village of Storrs literally put UConn on the map

    Lynn Hoppes

    The rural village of Storrs, Conn., is an unlikely hoops hotbed.

    Story | Conversation | March 31, 2011
  8. Kevin VanDam, Bassmaster champ, still loves to eat fish

    Lynn Hoppes

    We had to ask. Kevin VanDam, who won his fourth Bassmaster Classic title last weekend and now has topped $5 million in career earnings, stopped by ESPN's Connecticut offices this week for various TV shows. The 43-year-old, nicknamed KVD, from Kalam...

    Blog | Conversation | February 25, 2011
  9. Greg Wooden, John's grandson, cheers on UConn women

    Lynn Hoppes

    HARTFORD, Conn. -- As fans were exiting the XL Center on Tuesday night, University of Connecticut women's basketball coach Geno Auriemma took time to walk over and talk with Greg Wooden, grandson of late UCLA men's basketball coach John Wooden. "Thi...

    Blog | Conversation | December 22, 2010
  10. UFC's Dana White talks about foul language, gambling

    Lynn Hoppes

    UFC 118, highlighted by Frankie Edgar vs. B.J. Penn, is Saturday at the TD Garden in Boston, the first time an MMA-sanctioned event has been staged in Massachusetts. UFC President Dana White, who was born in Connecticut and went to college in Boston...

    Blog | Conversation | August 24, 2010
  11. Lane Kiffin admits that his mouth can get him into trouble

    Lynn Hoppes

    Lane Kiffin. Vilified. Controversial. Funny? "My 5-year-old daughter, Landry, for some reason, tries to get under my skin all the time," said the new coach for USC, who along with other Pac-10 coaches visited ESPN's campus in Connecticut on Wednesd...

    Blog | Conversation | July 28, 2010
  12. Lane Kiffin admits that sometimes his mouth gets him into trouble...

    Lynn Hoppes

    Lane Kiffin talks about his exit from Tennessee and whether he's hated.

    Story | Conversation | July 28, 2010