| Aug 22, 2014
When the best season in the Sky's eight-year history ended with a thumping by the Indiana Fever in the first round of the playoffs last September, it was a disappointment that seemed temporary.
After all, not only did the 2013 team earn the Sky's...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 10:02 AM
Former UConn All-Americans Bria Hartley, Stefanie Dolson, current Husky All-American Breanna Stewart and Connecticut Sun rookie Chiney Ogwumike are among the 27 players who will begin training in defense of the USA's FIBA World Championship title on...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 3:34 PM
Geno Auriemma will be again surrounded by familiar faces when USA Basketball opens training camp Sept. 8 for the FIBA World Championship in Turkey.
Among those included in the pool of 27 players invited to tryout are former UConn All-Americans Bria...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...