Geno Auriemma Bravely Defies Silly NCAA Rule By Drinking Out Of Water Bottle

Of the many stupid NCAA rules and regulations that people tend to notice in March, the insistence that public-facing people—coaches, players, even folks in the media room—drink only from NCAA-branded cups ranks pretty far up there. During yesterday’s Final Four press conference, UConn coach Geno Auriemma rebelled: He…

Kevin Ollie Will Contest UConn's Dubious, Non-Specific "For Cause" Termination

That Kevin Ollie was fired after guiding the Huskies through consecutive losing seasons was not especially surprising. That he was fired as part of “disciplinary procedures” and “for just cause” registered as, well, interesting, especially without any explicit link to a reported NCAA investigation into recruiting…

Geno Auriemma On Decrease In Female Basketball Coaches: Ladies Just Don't Want To Coach, Duh [Updated]

The number of female coaches at women’s basketball programs has been decreasing in recent years, just as has been the case for women’s sports at large over the past several decades. While 63 percent of women’s basketball teams had female coaches in 2007-08, that figure has now fallen to 56 percent less than a decade…