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  • WNBA reviewing Isiah Thomas hire, domestic violence case

    The WNBA has been thrust into the national conversation about domestic violence and sports, and now is facing a decision involving sexual harassment. The league is reviewing the hiring of Isiah Thomas — once the subject of a sexual harassment...
  • Isiah Thomas back in Garden fold, this time to run Liberty

    Isiah Thomas is back in New York, this time running the WNBA's Liberty. Seven years after Thomas' unsuccessful stint as Knicks president ended, Madison Square Garden Chairman James Dolan has hired him again. Liberty general manager Kristin Bernert said...
  • On The Fly: UConn Waiting In Line For Sterling Gibbs' Decision

    UConn's pursuit of guard Sterling Gibbs, who is transferring from Seton Hall, won't be easy. Gibbs, who averaged 16.7 points and 3.8 assists last season, visited Pittsburgh Tuesday and will be at Ohio State later this week. Baylor, North Carolina State...
  • James Dolan hires Isiah Thomas again, this time to run WNBA's Liberty

    James Dolan hires Isiah Thomas again, this time to run WNBA's Liberty
    Madison Square Garden Chairman James Dolan has rehired Isiah Thomas — this time to run the WNBA's New York Liberty. Dolan's Knicks didn't win a single playoff game during Thomas' stint as team president from December 2003 to April 2008 despite...
  • Liberty Coach Bill Laimbeer Eager To Work With Kiah Stokes

    Liberty Coach Bill Laimbeer Eager To Work With Kiah Stokes
    New York Liberty coach Bill Laimbeer said Monday his organization has big plans for former UConn center Kiah Stokes and that's why he traded up to take her 11th overall in last week's WNBA draft. "You can not teach the kind of size and athleticism...
  • Terps guard Mincy drafted 27th overall by Liberty

    Terps guard Mincy drafted 27th overall by Liberty
    Maryland senior guard Laurin Mincy was selected by the New York Liberty in the third round with the No. 27 pick overall in the 2015 WNBA draft Thursday night at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn. Mincy was the Terps' leading scorer with 13.5...
  • Jewell Loyd taken first in WNBA draft by Seattle

    Jewell Loyd and Amanda Zahui B. shared a hug after they were taken with the top two picks in the WNBA draft. The underclassmen's decisions to turn pro were justified. Loyd went first to the Seattle Storm, and Zahui B. was taken second by the Tulsa...
  • Storm Take KML With 3rd Pick; Stokes To Liberty At No. 11

    Storm Take KML With 3rd Pick; Stokes To Liberty At No. 11
    UNCASVILLE — The names change every season, but the curiosity about what WNBA front offices think about prospects posted on their draftboards does not. In this league, benefits are in the eyes of the beholder. Consider the case of UConn's Kaleena...
  • On The Fly: Michael Sam Coming To Quinnipiac

    On The Fly: Michael Sam Coming To Quinnipiac
    Guess who's coming to ... Hamden? Michael Sam, the first openly gay football player drafted by an NFL team, is set to speak at Quinnipiac March 3, according to a story in the Quinnipiac Chronicle. Sam, congratulated publicly by President Barack Obama...
  • NBA All-Star Weekend In N.Y. Has Everything But Knicks

    NBA All-Star Weekend In N.Y. Has Everything But Knicks
    The NBA's best and brightest will gather at the Mecca of basketball this weekend. The All-Star Game and associated activities at the Barclays Center and Madison Square Garden create opportunities for NBA fans to take stock of the league. Sorry,...
  • For Auriemma, It's A Classic Fit At Madison Square Garden

     For Auriemma, It's A Classic Fit At Madison Square Garden
    NEW YORK – Sunday's game against St. John's at Madison Square Garden was the sixth time UConn had played in what is euphemistically referred to as the World's Most Famous Arena. And it was the Huskies fourth appearance in the Maggie Dixon Classic,...