| Aug 14, 2014
| 6:57 PM
When the Chicago Sky put playoff tickets on sale at the end of July, it seemed more like wishful thinking than a guarantee.
Thursday night, after the Indiana Fever defeated the New York Liberty, the Sky (15-17) clinched their second consecutive...
| 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...
| 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,...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 10:38 PM
Venus Williams beat Canadian teenager Eugenie Bouchard, 6-3, 6-7 (4), 6-3, on Thursday to advance to the Pan Pacific Open semifinals in Tokyo for the first time.
Williams, whose previous best in Tokyo was the quarterfinals in 2004, broke Bouchard with a...
| 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...