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  • USA Basketball Beats Australia In World Championship Semifinal

             Although it didn’t gain traction until the second quarter, the USA senior national team advanced to the finals of the 2014 FIBA World Championship Saturday by defeating Australia 82-70 in Istanbul.       The USA plays Spain for...
  • U.S. Women Advance To World Championship Final

    U.S. Women Advance To World Championship Final
    The USA women's national team advanced to the final of the 2014 FIBA World Championship Saturday by defeating Australia 82-70 in Istanbul. The Americans play Spain for the title. Spain defeated Turkey 66-56 in Saturday's other semifinal. Spain was led...
  • Stefanie Dolson Cut From USA Women's Basketball Team

    USA Loses To France After leading by as many as 18 points, the USA lost to France 76-73 in the final game of the France International Tournament in Paris, a tune-up for the start of play in the FIBA World Championship next weekend in Turkey. Maya...
  • Sky's Delle Donne wins WNBA distinction

    Sky's Delle Donne wins WNBA distinction
    Following up on a breakout rookie season, Chicago Sky guard/forward Elena Delle Donne has been named the WNBA Player of the Month in the Eastern Conference for May. The 2013 rookie of the year has taken charge early in her second season with the Sky,...
  • Maryland's Alyssa Thomas drafted in first round, traded to the Connecticut Sun

    Maryland's Alyssa Thomas drafted in first round, traded to the Connecticut Sun
    Former Maryland forward Alyssa Thomas was anxious. She arrived in Uncasville, Conn. on Friday alone in preparation for the WNBA draft. Her family arrived at 2 a.m. Monday after a four-and-a-half hour car ride, joining their daughter for the final...
  • Dolson, Hartley Get High Praise From New Coach Thibault

     Dolson, Hartley Get High Praise From New Coach Thibault
    During his decade coaching the Connecticut Sun, Mike Thibault learned to appreciate the professional readiness of many UConn players on WNBA draft day. If he wasn't, all he needed to do was look at the numbers: Before the 2014 entry draft, the Huskies...
  • Stanford's Chiney Ogwumike, Entertainer And Athlete Extraordinaire

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Ask Stanford senior forward Chiney Ogwumike a question about anything, and she could probably riff on it. On the "N-E-R-D" video, a project the Stanford star spearheaded which has 46,000 YouTube views: "We made one two years...
  • Dolson, Hartley Expected To Go Early In WNBA Draft

    Dolson, Hartley Expected To Go Early In WNBA Draft
    Winning nine national championships, one World Championship and an Olympic gold medal gives Geno Auriemma the forum to tell WNBA coaches and general managers what he thinks. That includes those who have played for him at UConn. That's an group that held...
  • Don't Forget About Teams Joining UConn, N.D. In Final Four

    Don't Forget About Teams Joining UConn, N.D. In Final Four
    There has been a certain obviousness associated with the women's Final Four, almost as if a Notre Dame-UConn national championship game had been etched on a tablet Moses forgot to bring down from Mount Sinai. As you might imagine, this does not make...
  • Up next for the Sparks: Tuesday at Atlanta

    Up next for the Sparks: Tuesday at Atlanta
    AT ATLANTA When: 4 PDT. Where: Philips Arena. On the air: TV: ESPN2. Records: Sparks 2-2, Dream 3-3. Record vs. Dream (2013): 1-1. Update: Sparks guard Candice Wiggins will be out four to six weeks after undergoing surgery Monday on the...
  • Amicable Separation: Sun, Tina Charles Move On

    Amicable Separation: Sun, Tina Charles Move On
    After many years as teammates with UConn and the Connecticut Sun, Renee Montgomery, Kalana Greene and Tina Charles developed the type of sisterhood that grows from being together through so many interesting times. And that relationship will last a lot...