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  • Ogwumike Sisters Honored By WNBA

    Chiney Ogwumike of the Connecticut Sun and Nneka Ogwumike of the Los Angeles Sparks were named recipients of the July WNBA Cares Community Assist Award for their generosity and charitable efforts. Their parents are originally from Nigeria and maintain...
  • Mystics Wrap Up Playoff Spot At Thibault's Former Home

    UNCASVILLE — It's been two seasons since Mike Thibault became the former coach of the Connecticut Sun and the head coach of the Washington Mystics. That's been enough time for some of the rough edges to smooth over; Thibault did spend time...
  • New Sparks owner sought by WNBA; team's front office suffers layoffs

    The WNBA is searching for a new Sparks owner after franchise Chairwoman Paula Williams Madison told the league her family-owned company would no longer be involved with the team, The Times has learned. "This was a big surprise to us," WNBA President...
  • Sparks owner ends involvement with team; WNBA looking for new owner

    Sparks owner ends involvement with team; WNBA looking for new owner
    The WNBA is searching for a new Sparks owner after Sparks Chairman Paula Madison told the league her family-owned company would no longer be involved with the team, The Times has learned. “This was a big surprise to us,” WNBA President...
  • Magic-era Los Angeles Sparks shape roster for a defensive lockdown

    With a change in ownership and several key additions to their roster, the Sparks will renew their chase for their first WNBA championship since 2002 when they open their regular season Friday in Seattle. Much has changed for the Sparks since a...
  • Up next for the Sparks: Saturday at New York Liberty

    AT NEW YORK When: 10 a.m. PDT. Where: Prudential Center, Newark, N.J. On the air: TV: TWC, TWC Deportes. Records: Sparks 15-7, Liberty 9-12. Record vs. Liberty: 1-0. Update: After missing three games because of a right wrist injury, Candace...
  • Ex-Terp Toliver scores 21 points in WNBA All-Star debut

    Ex-Terp Toliver scores 21 points in WNBA All-Star debut
    Playing in her first WNBA All-Star Game on Saturday, Los Angeles Sparks guard Kristi Toliver (Maryland) scored 19 of her 21 points in the second half to help the West to a 102-98 victory in Uncasville, Conn. Toliver, last season's Most Improved Player...
  • Excuse me while I kiss the Sky

     
    Adapted from an earlier post for the Sunday print column It's time, fellow bandwagon jumpers; The WNBA Chicago Sky has made the playoffs for the first time in its franchise history and at 20-8 heading into the weekend, neck and......
  • Virginia Tech AD: Wolff 'the right person' to lead women's program

    Dennis Wolff wouldn't say that coaching women's basketball was the furthest thing from his mind when Virginia Tech athletic director Jim Weaver approached him approximately five weeks ago, but the notion required much research and even more consideration....
  • Wendy Larry's legacy at ODU: A fierce competitor, and a friend

    Wendy Larry's legacy at ODU: A fierce competitor, and a friend
    Mel Greenberg was surprised at the timing. Ticha Penicheiro wondered whose decision it really was. And Debbie Taylor cried. Wendy Larry's resignation on Tuesday after 24 seasons, 17 consecutive conference championships and 20 NCAA tournament...
  • DePaul coach Bruno to be named 2012 Olympic team assistant

    DePaul coach Bruno to be named 2012 Olympic team assistant
    DePaul's Doug Bruno has been chosen as an assistant coach of the 2012 U.S. women's Olympic basketball team, the Tribune has learned. The official announcement will be made Friday. Bruno will be one of three assistants to Connecticut's Geno Auriemma. ...