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  • Geno Offers Friendly Warning To Taurasi

    ¬† Geno Auriemma believes Diana Taurasi’s decision to sit out the 2015 WNBA season, on behalf of her Russian team who will pay her not to play, might not bode well for the WNBA. He believes it could begin a trend that might spread to include other...
  • Former UConn Star Taurasi Won't Play In WNBA This Season

    Former UConn Star Taurasi Won't Play In WNBA This Season
    PHOENIX (AP) - The toll of playing year-round basketball finally caught up with Phoenix Mercury star Diana Taurasi. Less than a year after leading the Mercury to their third WNBA title, Taurasi announced Tuesday that she will skip the WNBA season this...
  • Auriemma Would Rather Reflect On UConn Program, Not His Milestones

    Auriemma Would Rather Reflect On UConn Program, Not His Milestones
    HARTFORD — Soon enough, the time will come for Geno Auriemma and his UConn program to refocus on its annual goal of winning another national championship. For instance, there is a flight to Memphis on Friday, a game there Saturday, a practice in...
  • Sparks name Brian Agler as their new coach

    Sparks name Brian Agler as their new coach
    Former Seattle Storm Coach Brian Agler has been named the new coach of the Sparks, the team announced Monday. Agler has left Seattle to take over a Sparks team that went 16-18 en route to a fourth-place finish in the Western Conference in 2014. "I...
  • 14 New Year's resolutions for Chicago sports teams

    14 New Year's resolutions for Chicago sports teams
    If all goes according to plan in 2015, Chicago fans will be toasting three championship teams before the Bears can fall too far behind in the NFC North. RedEye has laid out an aggressive set of New Year's resolutions for the city's pro sports...
  • Ms. Basketball of Illinois 2001 | Marshall's Cappie Pondexter

    Ms. Basketball of Illinois 2001 | Marshall's Cappie Pondexter
    There have been many great girls high school basketball players in Illinois--but only one Cappie. Though she stands a modest 5 feet 9 inches, Marshall's Cappie Pondexter has found a way to stand above everyone else in state history. She is the first...
  • WNBA, ESPN Announce 2015 Schedule

    This just in from the WNBA: The reigning WNBA champion Phoenix Mercury, led by 2014 Finals MVP Diana Taurasi and 2014 Defensive Player of the Year Brittney Griner, will be among the 10 teams in action on June 5 when WNBA tips off its 2015 season. The...
  • Connecticut Sun Release 2015 Schedule

    The Connecticut Sun, with the primary goal of getting back to the playoffs after missing them the past two seasons, will begin their 13th year at Mohegan Sun Arena against Washington on June 5 and will play three of their first four games at home....
  • Many pro athletes are drawn to L.A.'s beach cities, Calabasas

    Many pro athletes are drawn to L.A.'s beach cities, Calabasas
    The South Bay, with its low-key atmosphere and sought-after beachfront, has been attracting athletes since the 1980s, when the Joe Montana-led 49ers were Super Bowl fixtures, Kurt Rambis was minting four NBA title rings with the Lakers, and Steve Sax...
  • WNBA's Brittney Griner injured in knife attack in China

    WNBA's Brittney Griner injured in knife attack in China
    Brittney Griner of the Phoenix Mercury suffered a cut to her elbow Monday during a knife attack following a practice with her team in China, according to multiple reports. In an apparent random attack, a man wielding a knife and screaming chased...
  • Brittney Griner injured slightly in China knife attack

    Brittney Griner injured slightly in China knife attack
    A man wielding a knife cut WNBA center Brittney Griner's elbow during an attack in China, but she was not seriously injured, according to her agent. Griner did not require hospitalization to treat the injury, which was considered superficial. She was...