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  1. Swinging Skirts: 5 fast facts

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    Karine Icher held the lead after Day 1, and Lydia Ko is in the hunt at the Swinging Skirts LPGA Classic in San Francisco. But what's with the tournament's name? Starting on Thursday and running through Sunday, the tournament is making its debut on th...

    Blog | April 25, 2014
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. Kim Mulkey late and great

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    She's late to the dance, and history could be waiting. Baylor coach Kim Mulkey, who served an NCAA suspension in the Lady Bears' 87-74 first-round victory over Western Kentucky on Saturday, will be making her 2014 NCAA tournament debut tonight when s...

    Blog | March 24, 2014
  12. 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
  13. Perfectly Prepared

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    With UConn and Notre Dame both boasting perfect records heading into the NCAA tournament, 2014 goes down in history as just the second time two schools enter the women's tournament unbeaten. In 1998, Tennessee (33-0) and Liberty (28-0) put their unbl...

    Blog | March 18, 2014
  14. 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
  15. ACC spotlight: 5 Irish facts

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    The ACC tournament gets underway today in Greensboro, N.C., and top-seeded Notre Dame looks to win the title in its first year as a member. The Irish won the regular-season title with a 16-0 conference record and earned a double-bye. They open with a...

    Blog | March 05, 2014
  16. Golden Moment

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    On this day in 1998, the United States women's hockey team struck gold at the Nagano Olympics. Six countries were in the field at the inaugural tournament -- the top five finishers at the previous world championships and host nation Japan. Facing rei...

    Blog | February 17, 2014