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  1. UConn Huskies never stopped believing on way to 2014 national tit...

    Dana O'Neil

    These UConn Huskies were always the underdog, but they never stopped believing.

    Story | Conversation | April 08, 2014
  2. UConn Huskies surprise everyone but themselves with run to NCAA m...

    Dana O'Neil

    With every UConn win, the question followed the Huskies: How long can they stay here? Turns out, until the very end.

    Story | Conversation | April 05, 2014
  3. Shabazz Napier leads UConn Huskies to Final Four with belief in h...

    Dana O'Neil

    UConn wasn't expected to do much this season and wasn't even eligible for the NCAA tournament last season. Look at the Huskies now.

    Story | Conversation | March 30, 2014
  4. Connecticut Huskies men's basketball coach Jim Calhoun expected t...

    Dana O'Neil

    Jim Calhoun is a curmudgeon, although not necessarily a lovable one; irascible but not always irrational, old school but never irrelevant; an icon, but an imperfect one. He was not always easy to like, but he was impossible to not respect.

    Story | Conversation | September 12, 2012
  5. NCAA men's national championship game: Kemba Walker cooks up chem...

    Dana O'Neil

    At the start of the season, Kemba Walker cooked for his teammates. By the end, he had all the ingredients to make a champion.

    Story | Conversation | April 04, 2011
  6. NCAA tournament: Former UConn Huskies assistant Patrick Sellers c...

    Dana O'Neil

    Former UConn assistant Patrick Sellers, who resigned amid NCAA investigations into the Huskies program, has no hard feelings and is cheering on his recruiting class from China.

    Story | Conversation | March 30, 2011
  7. NCAA tournament: UConn Huskies guard A.J. Price and his cathartic...

    Dana O'Neil

    After all that A.J. Price has been through in his career at UConn, a trip to the Final Four turned into a cathartic experience.

    Story | Conversation | March 30, 2009
  8. NCAA tournament: Kemba Walker taking over for UConn Huskies

    Dana O'Neil

    GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Kemba Walker has taken over the game. The Connecticut freshman isn't just scoring; he's commanding the game. On two trips, he scored on a strong drive to the hoop then set up Hasheem Thabeet with a perfect dish. The big man laid ...

    Blog | Conversation | March 28, 2009
  9. NCAA tournament: UConn Huskies fight through coach Jim Calhoun's ...

    Dana O'Neil

    When UConn learned that coach Jim Calhoun wouldn't make its game against Chattanooga, the Huskies did what they knew their coach would want them to do -- they played their tails off.

    Story | Conversation | March 19, 2009
  10. Look back, look ahead: American

    Dana O'Neil

    As I exited the court in Arlington, Texas, on Monday night, confetti from Connecticut's national championship celebration still stuck in my shoe, Tom Odjakjian walked up beside me. "What do you have planned for an encore?" I asked the American Ath...

    Blog | April 14, 2014
  11. Kentucky's John Calipari and Connecticut's Kevin Ollie go searchi...

    Dana O'Neil

    A national title doesn't just bring a trophy. For Kentucky's John Calipari and Connecticut's Kevin Ollie, it will bring validation, which to them is far more valuable and enduring.

    Story | Conversation | April 07, 2014
  12. Why Connecticut will win

    Dana O'Neil

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- There is a place for logic and common sense in the world. Sports isn't always one of those places. Logically Connecticut shouldn't be able to beat Kentucky. The Wildcats are bigger, stronger and, man for man, have more options ...

    Blog | April 07, 2014
  13. Kentucky's Cinderella run mirrors Villanova's in name only

    Dana O'Neil

    Sure, Kentucky is a No. 8 seed. But these Wildcats aren't the same as Villanova in 1985.

    Story | Conversation | April 06, 2014
  14. Anyone still doubting UConn now?

    Dana O'Neil

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Saint Joseph's essentially ran out of players in overtime. Villanova was done in by another lousy shooting night. Iowa State didn't have its offensive lynchpin, Georges Niang. Michigan State was just off, maybe tired from a slu...

    Blog | April 06, 2014
  15. Can games be as big as the building? Yes

    Dana O'Neil

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Playing in domes is nothing new for the Final Four. But there are domes, and there is Jerry's World, which looms like some sort of alien spaceship in the distance off the highway. It, like everything in Texas, is huge. Like sil...

    Blog | April 04, 2014
  16. Don't watch the Final Four and try to figure out what's next, enj...

    Dana O'Neil

    The focus is always on what's next. Will a player leave for the NBA? Is he ready? But this Final Four and its teams should remind us to enjoy the now.

    Story | Conversation | April 03, 2014