2012 U.S. National Women's Basketball team (Jesse D. Garrabrant/National Basketball/Getty Images)

U.S, Women’s Basketball, With Multiple UConn Connections, Ready To Play

Coach Geno Auriemma and the U.S. women’s basketball team, including former UConn players Sue Bird, Diana Taurasi, Maya Moore, Swin Cash, Asjha Jones and Tina Charles, say they’re ready to begin the quest for gold.


Swin Cash (Darren Abate/AP Photo)

Former UConn Stars Stand Out In WNBA’s All-Star Game

Former UConn star Swin Cash was named MVP of the WNBA All-Star Game, though her West team lost to the East,, 118 to 113, including 15 points from another UConn standout, Tina Charles.


UConn Maya Moore vs Baylor for DL 4 4 10

Five UConn Stars — Bird, Cash, Charles, Moore, Taurasi — On WNBA All-Star Teams

Five former UConn women’s basketball stars — Sue Bird, Swin Cash, Tina Charles, Maya Moore and Diana Taurasi are among those chosen for the WNBA All-Star teams.


(Copyright 2010 NBAE Credit: File/P.A. Molumby/National Basketball/Getty Images)

Taurasi’s Team To Sue Lab

Diana Taurasi’s Turkish team says it will sue the lab which reported an apparent “false positive” on her drug test. One board member calls it “the greatest scandal in world sports.”


(Credit: Getty Images sports)

Lab Retracts Finding; Taurasi Reinstated

Turkey’s basketball federation lifted American star Diana Taurasi’s provisional doping suspension
Wednesday after a lab retracted its finding that she tested positive for a performance-enhancing substance.


(Credit: Getty Images sports)

Taurasi Adamant She Never Used Drug

Former Connecticut women’s basketball star Diana Taurasi says she hadn’t even heard of the banned stimulant modafinil until she found out she had tested positive for it. Taurasi is adamant that she never used performance-enhancing drugs.


Auriemma Stands by Taurasi

STORRS, Conn. (AP) _ Geno Auriemma is standing by his former Connecticut star Diana Taurasi .Auriemma said Taurasi told him that she didn’t take the banned substance _ modafinil _ that she tested positive for […]


Turkish TV Report Says Taurasi Backup Sample Also Positive

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) _ A Turkish television report says WNBA star Diana Taurasi’s backup doping sample has also tested positive for a banned substance. NTV television did not cite a source for its report Monday. […]


Taurasi Tests Positive for Banned Substance

By DOUG FEINBERG, AP Basketball Writer NEW YORK (AP) _ Diana Taurasi is facing one of the most difficult challenges to her stellar basketball career. The WNBA standout and former UConn star tested positive for […]