| 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...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 1:22 PM
The long wait is over for the Sky and their fans.
In the WNBA franchise's eight-year history, the team has never had a winning season, much less made the playoffs. Until now.
OK, so it's not a Cubs-in-the-World-Series-type drought, but the Sky are...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 4:56 PM
The Sparks are already facing an elimination game.
They lost Game 1 of their best-of-three first-round playoffs series against the Phoenix Mercury at Staples Center on Thursday, 86-75. If they lose Game 2 in Phoenix on Saturday (7 p.m., TWC/TWC...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 9:48 PM
The San Jose Sharks will be without forward Raffi Torres for the start of the season because of an injured right knee.
Torres was injured in a collision with Ducks forward Emerson Etem on Friday night.
Torres and the Sharks will decide in the next few...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 1:36 PM
Diana Taurasi, who has led the Phoenix Mercury to the Western Conference finals, has been selected to the All-WNBA team for the eighth time, tying the record of former Sparks star Lisa Leslie.
Joining Taurasi on the All-WNBA first team are league MVP...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 7:46 AM
She didn’t have the performance she had hoped for, but nonetheless Dwyer’s Kai James can always say she played in the girls’ McDonald’s High School All-American Game.
The 6-foot-5 senior, who’s signed with Florida State,...