| Aug 5, 2014
| 4:45 PM
Becky Hammon and the San Antonio Spurs crossed a significant cultural line Tuesday when the NBA champions named one the great guards in WNBA history the first full-time, paid female assistant on an NBA coaching staff.
"I'm just so thrilled to be able to...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 5:26 PM
In her first game back from a right leg injury, it was clear Sky forward Jessica Breland was testing herself, taking time to ease back into the pace.
By the end of overtime Wednesday afternoon, she was controlling that pace. And a simple step-back...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 11:35 AM
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...
| Apr 12, 2014
| 1:48 PM
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...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 7:29 PM
STORRS — Stefanie Dolson and Bria Hartley played their final home game for UConn on Tuesday, each hoping to do what's possible to help the Huskies beat St. Joseph's and get to another Sweet 16.
And that they did, combining for 37 points (20 for...
| Mar 22, 2014
| 3:13 PM
— This weekend's NCAA Tournament games at Gampel Pavilion are expected to springboard UConn to the regional finals In Lincoln, Neb.
And once there, the Huskies could find themselves in a position no team likely will ever face again on the way a...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 7:51 PM
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — As the No. 1 seed in this weekend's first American Athletic Conference tournament at Mohegan Sun Arena, UConn will play the winner of Friday's 8 vs. 9 first-round game in the quarterfinals.
UConn's quarterfinal will be played at...
| May 10, 2014
| 1:36 PM
The amount of peanut butter must be perfectly equal to jelly when Krystal Thomas makes a sandwich.
"I have to make it the same way my mom did," said the 6-foot-5 center for the WNBA's Phoenix Mercury. "I eat oatmeal every single morning because she used...
| May 11, 2014
| 1:42 PM
The Minnesota Lynx ended last season as WNBA champions.
On Sunday, they took down the Chicago Sky 76-69 to win a preseason tournament at Disney's ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex.
"Winning is what we like to do," said Minnesota assistant coach...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 10:37 PM
Indy Point won the $150,000 John Henry Turf Championship by 11/4 lengths at Santa Anita on Sunday, giving jockey Gary Stevens his third graded stakes win of the weekend.
Argentina-bred Indy Point ran 11/4 miles in 1:57.47 and paid $6, $4.40 and $2.80 as...
| Jun 17, 2013
Crystal Langhorne (Maryland) scored all 16 of her points in the second half and had nine rebounds as the Washington Mystics rallied to upend the defending WNBA champion Indiana Fever, 64-60, on Sunday afternoon.
It was Washington's third straight win...