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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. BCS Edition: Where Are They Now?

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    No. 1 Florida State (13-0) takes on No. 2 Auburn (12-1) tonight in the VIZIO BCS National Championship at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena. The Seminoles are hoping to become the first non-SEC team to win the national title since Texas in 2005. The Longhorn...

    Blog | January 06, 2014
  6. Numbers add up to tall order for Cards

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    They've been overcoming long odds all tournament long, and the numbers don't look so good once again for fifth-seeded Louisville heading into Tuesday night's national championship game against Connecticut. The Cardinals are 1-12 all-time against the ...

    Blog | April 09, 2013
  7. Jeff Walz's sister was the first to star

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    Jeff Walz has led his Louisville women's basketball team to the national championship game on Tuesday against Connecticut, but he's not the only member of his family to grab headlines in the Bluegrass State and beyond. Walz's younger sister, Jaime Ri...

    Blog | April 08, 2013
  8. 2013 Women's Final Four -- Connecticut Huskies will reign again

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    Louisville has had a tournament run to remember, but our experts aren't picking a storybook ending. Instead, it's the Huskies' title to lose.

    Story | Conversation | April 08, 2013
  9. More magic in the Cards?

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    Louisville will be looking for a little deja vu in the Bayou. The last time the women's Final Four was held in New Orleans, the UConn women won the national championship and Connecticut became the first - and only -- Division I school to have its men...

    Blog | April 03, 2013
  10. Minnesota hoping for rare repeat

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    The NCAA has awarded 12 national championship trophies in women's hockey, and three teams (Minnesota, Wisconsin and Minnesota-Duluth) have claimed them all. By comparison, women's basketball has had 14 different NCAA national champions, volleyball an...

    Blog | March 22, 2013
  11. HoopGurlz: No. 1 Mater Dei loses first game of season, national t...

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    Mater Dei (Santa Ana, Calif.), which has been No. 1 in the espnW 25 power rankings for the past 10 weeks and looked invincible most of the season, suffered its first loss, throwing the national title up for grabs.

    Story | Conversation | February 28, 2013
  12. HoopGurlz: Makayla Epps following in father's footsteps to Kentuc...

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    Kentucky commit Makayla Epps is following her role model -- and father -- Anthony Epps to Kentucky.

    Story | Conversation | February 26, 2013
  13. W roundtable: Picking a winner in BCS national championship game

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    Alabama has recent history on its side; Notre Dame is in the midst of a special season. Who will win it all when they meet in the Discover BCS National Championship Game? Our writers make their picks.

    Story | Conversation | January 06, 2013
  14. W roundtable: Who will play for the BCS title?

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    Alabama is down, but is it out? Our writers weigh in with their picks for the BCS title contenders in light of the Crimson Tide's stumble Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | November 12, 2012
  15. Women's NCAA tournament -- Texas A&M beats Notre Dame for title

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    Notre Dame could not contain Texas A&M, as the Aggies captured their first national championship with a 76-70 victory over the Irish on Tuesday in Indianapolis.

    Blog | Conversation | April 05, 2011
  16. Happy Birthday, Tobin Heath!

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    Happy birthday, Tobin Heath! The U.S. women's soccer star turns 26 today. A former standout at North Carolina, Heath helped lead the Tar Heels to three national championships in 2006, 2008 and 2009 and was a two-time NCAA first-team All-American. Whi...

    Blog | May 29, 2014