| Aug 7, 2014
| 11:51 AM
UNCASVILLE — When Connecticut Sun management fired Mike Thibault following the 2012 playoffs, it understood the transition would require patience. Thibault had been the only coach since the team came here from Orlando in 2003.
The arrival of Anne...
| Aug 10, 2014
| 8:01 PM
UNCASVILLE — Maybe this is what it takes. Maybe it takes Chiney Ogwumike, the team's future, to get caught in the health issues of the present and have to watch the vital minutes from the bench.
Maybe it takes Katie Douglas, the team's veteran...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 5:26 PM
In her first game back from a right leg injury, it was clear Sky forward Jessica Breland was testing herself, taking time to ease back into the pace.
By the end of overtime Wednesday afternoon, she was controlling that pace. And a simple step-back...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 7:36 AM
UNCASVILLE — The 5,014 Sun fans gave Kara Lawson a decidedly mixed reaction upon her return to Mohegan Sun Arena Thursday night. Although Lawson had nothing bad to say about anybody after the Mystics beat the Sun 74-66, it was no secret that she was...
| May 23, 2014
| 7:01 PM
UNCASVILLE — She was gone by dawn. Sue Bird had a chance to see Geno Auriemma's wife, Kathy, and their family. She saw Maria Conlon and Morgan Valley.
And, pffft, just liked that after winless Seattle lost 71-59 to the Sun on Friday night, Bird...
| May 11, 2014
| 3:27 PM
After many years as teammates with UConn and the Connecticut Sun, Renee Montgomery, Kalana Greene and Tina Charles developed the type of sisterhood that grows from being together through so many interesting times.
And that relationship will last a lot...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 7:34 PM
Former Maryland forward Alyssa Thomas was anxious. She arrived in Uncasville, Conn. on Friday alone in preparation for the WNBA draft. Her family arrived at 2 a.m. Monday after a four-and-a-half hour car ride, joining their daughter for the final...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 3:45 PM
— Saturday wasn't the first time the UConn women's basketball team has had three All-Americans in one season.
In 2009, Tina Charles, Maya Moore and Renee Montgomery all made what was then the State Farm/Kodak All-America team. In 2002, Sue Bird,...
| Apr 6, 2014
| 5:09 PM
NASHVILLE — Breanna Stewart, The Associated Press national player of the year, was named the Ann Meyers Drysdale national player of the year by the United States Basketball Writers Association at a news conference at Bridgestone Arena Sunday....
| Apr 8, 2014
| 8:22 PM
NASHVILLE — Next season's game between Notre Dame and UConn will be played Dec. 6 in South Bend, Ind. But the Irish will be playing a game in Connecticut next season.
The Irish are playing in the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Women's...
| Apr 12, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Playing for Geno Auriemma is not easy. And it shouldn't be, or so say those who fully subscribe to the risk-reward theory of finding success.
But that's not really the point now, as the state celebrates his record ninth women's basketball championship....