Natalie Butler Is Officially a Member of UConn Women’s Basketball Team

STORRS, Conn. – Natalie Butler, who was selected as the 2013-14 Big East Rookie of the Year while competing at Georgetown University, has signed a financial aid agreement to complete her transfer to the University of Connecticut. Due to NCAA transfer rules, Butler will be forced to sit out the 2014-15 season and she will have three years of eligibility beginning with the 2015-16...
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Brianna Banks Leaves UConn Women’s Basketball Team

STORRS, Conn. - Junior guard Brianna Banks has informed head women’s basketball coach Geno Auriemma of her intention to transfer from the University of Connecticut. “Brianna showed great heart during her time with us, whether it was on the floor or during the rehab process,” Auriemma said.  “I wish Brianna nothing but the best in the future.” “I decided to transfer...
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Video: Geno Auriemma goes on expletive-laced rant about religion in sports

Just as many have argued the place of religion with government throughout history, so have folks with religion as it comes with sports. Namely, Geno Auriemma, the famed coach of the Connecticut Huskies women's basketball program, who went on an expletive-filled rant Friday when asked about his opinion of religion in sports.Here is a quick rundown of his response, courtesy of...
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January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Louisville Women's Coach Jeff Walz To Retire After NCAA Final To Be a Waiter For Geno Auriemma

Last night after the UConn Huskies women's basketball team beat the Notre Dame Fighting Irish, UConn head coach Geno Auriemma made the following quote about Louisville Cardinals head coach Jeff Walz's shirt. He wears an Italian tablecloth for a shirt. I was going to hire him for my restaurant. So on Monday at his pre-finals press conference, Walz (jokingly) offered...
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April 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Auriemma gets touchy-feely with Baylor coach

Jessica Hill of the Associated Press deserves an award for the photo she snapped on Monday night when UConn’s Geno Auriemma grabbed the butt of Baylor head coach Kim Mulkey. And she seemed to really enjoy this moment. The story behind the picture is almost as odd as it looks like. Here is Auriemma explaining it to the Connecticut Post’s Rich Elliot: “She was staring at my butt...
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February 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Geno Auriemma Slapping That Ass

That’s Geno Auriemma’s hand on Baylor coach Kim Mulkey’s butt Monday night before the Huskies lost to the Bears. According to the Connecticut Post, the butt grab was all in good fun. “She was staring at my butt and she was commenting on it and I said, ‘Really? How about yours?’ and she went, `Yeah, look at it,’ and I went (slap), I’ll teach you a lesson. And then...
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February 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Geno Auriemma pats Baylor coach Kim Mulkey’s butt and it’s all good (photo)

The top-ranked Baylor Bears faced the third-ranked UConn Huskies on Monday night and while the matchup between two top-tier programs was viewed as a big game for far more traditional reasons, but a photo snapped by AP photographer Jessica Hill capturing UConn coach Geno Auriemma patting the butt of Baylor coach Kim Mulkey before the game undoubtedly will be what everyone is talking...
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February 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Here’s Geno Auriemma slapping Baylor coach Kim Mulkey on the butt

AP photographer Jessica Hill took this photo of Geno Auriemma apparently slapping Kim Mulkey on the butt. And just when you say to yourself, “Auriemma couldn’t be slapping her on the butt”, Auriemma goes ahead and confirms it to the the Connecticut Post’s Rich Elliott. “She was staring at my butt and she was commenting on it and I said, ‘Really? How about yours?’ and...
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February 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Geno Auriemma Chest Bumps Kelly Faris

After a great play by UConn Huskies women's basketball player Kelly Faris during their 79-49 win over the Duke Blue Devils, UConn head coach Geno Auriemma decided to chest bump Faris. I think the best part was seeing the bench laughing about it after it happened. Follow Ian on Twitter @soxanddawgs. And be sure to like us on Facebook as well.
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January 21, 2013  |  Discuss

UConn Women's Basketball Coach Geno Auriemma Sued After Alleged Unwanted Sexual Advance

NEW YORK -- A woman who works as an NBA security official has filed an employment discrimination lawsuit saying she was removed from an assignment to the 2012 Summer Games in London after she spurned an advance from Connecticut and women's national coach Geno Auriemma. Kelley Hardwick filed her suit Monday in state Supreme Court in Manhattan, naming Auriemma, the NBA and USA...
June 12, 2012  |  Discuss

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