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  1. Obama celebrates UConn's winning basketball teams

    It was double the celebration at the White House for the University of Connecticut.

    Story | Conversation | June 09, 2014
  2. espnW: Stefanie Dolson talks trash ahead of her dance-off with Ji...

    D'Arcy Maine

    Former UConn star Stefanie Dolson has some fighting words for Jimmy Fallon ahead of their upcoming dance-off.

    Story | Conversation | April 18, 2014
  3. Buzz That Was -- Geno Auriemma cries, Stefanie Dolson shouts out ...

    D'Arcy Maine

    Geno Auriemma shed tears, Stefanie Dolson shouted out to the president and students hit the streets (again) following Connecticut's historic win over Notre Dame in the NCAA women's basketball championship game.

    Story | Conversation | April 09, 2014
  4. President Barack Obama picks Connecticut Huskies as women's natio...

    President Barack Obama went with undefeated UConn to beat Notre Dame and win it all in completing his women's bracket for ESPN on Friday.

    Story | Conversation | March 18, 2014
  5. President Obama to host UConn Huskies women's hoops team

    President Barack Obama has invited the University of Connecticut women's basketball team to the White House next week to honor them for winning their eighth NCAA championship.

    Story | Conversation | July 25, 2013
  6. Obama congratulates UConn on eighth title

    President Barack Obama has congratulated coach Geno Auriemma (aw-ree-EH'-muh) and the University of Connecticut women's basketball team on winning their eighth NCAA championship.

    Story | Conversation | April 11, 2013
  7. ESPN The Magazine -- Beyond IX, Michelle Obama and Let's Move

    ESPN The Magazine

    Long before a female athlete can take advantage of Title IX, she has to get on her feet first. As the First Lady explains here, that's where her Let's Move program, designed to combat childhood obesity, comes in.

    Story | Conversation | May 31, 2012
  8. NCAA Women's Tournament 2012 -- President Barack Obama picks Bayl...

    If Baylor runs the table and wins the NCAA women's basketball title, President Barack Obama will have picked the tournament champ for the second time in three years.

    Story | Conversation | March 16, 2012
  9. President Barack Obama: Women's sports 'a wonderful thing to see'...


    It's no secret the ultra-competitive President is a sports fan, but he says he especially loves hosting women's title teams at the White House, watching the first daughters' hoops games on Saturdays and knowing women's sports are now second nature.

    Story | Conversation | March 01, 2012
  10. President Barack Obama picks Connecticut Huskies to win women's N...

    It's no secret that President Barack Obama is a big fan of Maya Moore, so it's no wonder that he's picked Connecticut to win the women's NCAA championship.

    Story | Conversation | March 18, 2011
  11. Connecticut women's basketball coach Geno Auriemma on Auriemma

    Amanda Rykoff

    After UConn's 88th consecutive win, coach Geno Auriemma called out the media for not paying attention to his team until it threatened a men's record. After his team won its 89th consecutive, Auriemma revisited those comments and did not back down.

    Blog | Conversation | December 22, 2010
  12. If Geno Auriemma still needs some validation even after his UConn...

    Johnette Howard

    Geno Auriemma has talked the talk for years. It's time he walked the walk away from the UConn women and into a challenge that might bring him the validation he seems to need.

    Story | Conversation | December 22, 2010
  13. Basketball stars join President Barack Obama to play for troops

    LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, Carmelo Anthony and other NBA all-stars joined President Barack Obama on Sunday to entertain wounded troops.

    Story | Conversation | August 08, 2010
  14. UConn's Maya Moore, Penn State's Megan Hodge win Broderick Cup

    Connecticut forward Maya Moore and Penn State outside hitter Megan Hodge on Monday were named co-winners of the Honda-Broderick Cup.

    Story | Conversation | June 21, 2010
  15. Connecticut Huskies visits White House as national champions

    President Barack Obama welcomed the University of Connecticut's national champion women's basketball team to the White House Monday, calling them the best team in all of sports last year, "by far."

    Story | Conversation | May 17, 2010
  16. Connecticut to visit White House following second straight nation...

    Connecticut's national champion women's basketball team will be in Washington, D.C., a week from Monday to get reacquainted with President Barack Obama.

    Story | Conversation | May 06, 2010