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  1. 5 Fast Facts for WNBA draft

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    March Madness melts into another selection Monday tonight when the WNBA draft is held at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Connecticut (ESPN2 and WatchESPN, 8 p.m. ET). Here are five fast facts to help you make the transition. 1. Eight No. 1 pic...

    Blog | April 14, 2014
  2. Titles time, anyone?

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    We're down to 12 teams in the men's bracket and 16 teams in the women's bracket, and four schools -- Connecticut, Tennessee, Kentucky and Louisville -- still have both their men's and women's teams alive and well amid the March Madness. There have be...

    Blog | March 28, 2014
  3. Feeling upset this March?

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    They call it March Madness for a reason. Ahead of Saturday's tipoff of the 2014 NCAA women's basketball tournament, we're flashing back to three of the biggest upsets, starting with the most recent, in first-round history. 1. Ball State 71 , Tenne...

    Blog | March 19, 2014
  4. Ready for the Madness?

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    With just one weekend left to prepare for Selection Sunday and Monday, basketball fans everywhere are gearing up for the annual binge-watching tradition affectionately known as March Madness. Here are five fun facts about the yearly event featuring t...

    Blog | March 14, 2014
  5. W roundtable: San Francisco, Denver, New England, Giants tabbed a...

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    The Super Bowl closed the book on the football season, so our writers weigh in on the sporting events they're most looking forward to this spring. From March Madness to big-time tennis, there's plenty of entertainment to be had.

    Story | Conversation | February 10, 2013
  6. W roundtable: From NCAA tournament, to French Open, to Indianapol...

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    The Super Bowl closed the book on the football season, so our writers weigh in on the sporting events they're most looking forward to this spring. From March Madness to big-time tennis, there's plenty of entertainment to be had.

    Story | Conversation | February 04, 2013
  7. W roundtable: Biggest surprises of 2012 NCAA tournaments' opening...

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    As the men move on to the Sweet 16 and the women prepare for the second round, our contributors reflect on the weekend that was, with all its upsets and bracket-busting potential, and let us know where their picks stand.

    Story | Conversation | March 19, 2012
  8. 2011 men's NCAA tournament: Let the bracket racket begin

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    It's that time of the year when work productivity takes a dip and friends become enemies. Are you ready for the challenge? Filling out your men's NCAA bracket is definitely a mixture of skill and luck. See how the espnW contributors made their picks.

    Blog | Conversation | March 16, 2011
  9. 5 Fast Facts from historic night

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    The 2014 NCAA tournament is a wrap. And a historic one at that. The Connecticut Huskies routed the Notre Dame Fighting Irish 79-58 Tuesday night in Nashville to win the NCAA women's basketball national championship. Here are five fast facts about the...

    Blog | April 09, 2014
  10. Notre Dame-UConn: 10 fast facts

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    Need a crash course before the epic collision of Connecticut and Notre Dame? Here are 10 fast facts for Tuesday night's NCAA championship game (8:30 ET, ESPN/WatchESPN) between the two undefeated powerhouses. 1. This is the first time in NCAA Divi...

    Blog | April 08, 2014
  11. A double-double for UConn?

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    Phase 1 of the plan starts with tonight's tipoff at 9:10, ET in Arlington, Texas. That's when Connecticut will officially start looking to do what only Connecticut has done before -- win the men's and women's NCAA basketball tournaments in the same s...

    Blog | April 07, 2014
  12. 12 Perfect pairs

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    With just the semifinals standing in the way of a clash of unbeatens between UConn (38-0) and Notre Dame (36-0) in the NCAA women's basketball tournament, we look back at the 12 previous NCAA championship games between perfect teams. Auburn vs. O...

    Blog | April 04, 2014
  13. Flashing back to first Final Four

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    One of the teams is the same, but the numbers are vastly different from 33 years ago. With Maryland, Stanford, Connecticut and Notre Dame set to open the women's Final Four on Sunday, we flash back to the women's first Final Four in 1982 to see how t...

    Blog | April 03, 2014
  14. Beginning of an Era

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    On this day in 1995, Geno Auriemma and Connecticut won their first women's basketball national championship with a 70-64 win over Pat Summitt and the Tennessee Lady Vols. Led by Naismith Player of the Year Rebecca Lobo and All-American Jennifer Rizzo...

    Blog | April 02, 2014
  15. The Best Ever?

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    On this day in 2002, Connecticut beat Oklahoma 82-70 to win its third women's basketball national championship. That team is widely considered the best women's college basketball has ever seen. Led by Sue Bird, Swin Cash, Asjha Jones, Diana Taurasi a...

    Blog | March 31, 2014
  16. First shining moment

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    On this day in 1939, Oregon beat Ohio State 46-33 in the first championship game of the NCAA tournament. The inaugural tournament featured eight teams in a single-elimination format. Despite playing on the losing team, Buckeyes senior Jimmy Hull was ...

    Blog | March 27, 2014