University of Connecticut

UConn Women’s Basketball: The Greatest Streak No One Cares About

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<a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/?p=155877"> I pray this doesn't come off as chauvinistic, but I know it is, so here goes nothing: women's basketball is not my cup of tea. Like, at all. That's not to say these females couldn't wipe the floor with me because I'm sure about a great portion of them could. Still, I know something legendary when I see it and what's going in the upper northeast is the epitome of such. The last time the University of Connecticut Women's Basketball came up on the negative side of a score, I was still a month away from graduating from Hampton University. To provide some sense of time, this was April 2008. Since then, the Lady Huskies have won 88 straight - tying John Wooden's legendary UCLA teams of the 1970s, ending in 1974 - in an almost unfair fashion. Of those victories, 86 have been by more than 10 points. Let's put some of these factors into perspective. -- This means the freshman, sophomore and juniors on the team have <a href="http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2010/12/19/eveningnews/main7166502.shtml">NEVER lost</a> a NCAA game.

Washington Redskins

The Art Of (Athletic) Storytelling

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<a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2009/12/dan-lebatard-speaks-with-uncle-luke-about-the-espn-documentary-the-u"> When it comes to sports, those who document them are almost as important as the athletes themselves. For those who are still not in the know, ESPN is the architect behind one of the greatest documentary campaigns ever. Their “</a><a href="30for30.espn.com">30 For 30</a>” series has already produced classics centering around subjects like Len Bias, <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2009/12/dan-lebatard-speaks-with-uncle-luke-about-the-espn-documentary-the-u">The University of Miami</a>, the Knicks/Pacers rivalry and even one on the way about the Los Angeles Raiders - narrated by <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/ice-cube">Ice Cube</a>.




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