During the last few weeks of the WNBA season, Connecticut Sun coach Anne Donovan regularly dismissed questions about her future, even though her team was not going to make the playoffs for the third time in her three seasons.
"It's really not something I am concerned about or thinking about," Donovan said. "We will let the situation play itself out."
On Thursday, it played out. The Sun, the only team in the league that has not appeared in the postseason in the past three seasons, announced that Donovan has resigned.
"It's not easy walking away from a team that I put my heart and soul into, but I think it is in my best interest to move on at...