Howard Megdal

college basketball

UConn, for the First Time in Forever, Plays the Role of Underdog

In a Final Four rematch against Arike Ogunbowale and Notre Dame, Geno Auriemma's Huskies find themselves in unfamiliar territory.
Howard Megdal
12.6.18
mlb

David Wright Was the Ultimate Met

The Mets third baseman has been a specter since 2015 but, before that, he was on a Hall of Fame track.
Howard Megdal
9.14.18
wnba

The WNBA's Mount Rushmore

We polled several WNBA players, including Diana Taurasi, Sue Bird, and A'ja Wilson, to see who would be on their Mount Rushmore.
Howard Megdal
8.8.18
wnba

Kelsey Plum Is Finally Getting Her Chance

The NCAA's all-time leading scorer and top pick in last year's WNBA draft has had a strange start to her pro career.
Howard Megdal
6.19.18
march madness

Arike Ogunbowale Wills Notre Dame to Bonkers National Championship Win

The junior guard hit a pair of buzzer beaters in a Final Four weekend you won't soon forget.
Howard Megdal
4.2.18
march madness

A'ja Wilson's Career Was Game-Changing for SC, and Life-Changing for Her

In four years, A'ja Wilson turned Dawn Staley's South Carolina Gamecocks into a national power.
Howard Megdal
3.28.18
women's basketball

In Loss to UConn, Quinnipiac Shows Depth of Women's Game

Women’s basketball is reaching a point where merely citing Connecticut’s excellence as Bad For The Game is telling more on yourself than anything else.
Howard Megdal
3.20.18
Women's Sports

United We Thrive: The Lesson USA Hockey and USWNT Offer Women's Sports

Women in both soccer and hockey have taken on the power brokers in their sports and achieved success.
Howard Megdal
3.6.18
women's basketball

Mississippi State Has Become a Juggernaut in Women's Basketball

Starkville, Mississippi showed up in force for a national championship rematch with South Carolina. This is what happens when women's hoops gets the same kind of support as men's basketball and football.
Howard Megdal
2.6.18
soccer

Carli Lloyd Is Right Where She Wants to Be: Home

The USWNT star is playing on her old college field for Sky Blue FC in New Jersey and couldn't be happier about it.
Howard Megdal
1.30.18
college basketball

30 Years Later, Mullin and Ewing Face Off Again in the Garden

Georgetown and St. John's faced off last night at Madison Square Garden, each team now coached by a legend hoping to rebuild his alma mater's legacy.
Howard Megdal
1.10.18
college basketball

Geno Auriemma is Glad UConn Lost in the Final Four

The UConn women have been so dominant that they created massive expectations for themselves. Auriemma is happy for some breathing room now.
Howard Megdal
11.6.17
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