| Sep 8, 2014
| 2:53 PM
Former WNBA player Vanessa Hayden is going public with something most people would prefer to hide: The Orlando resident will share her weight problems on national television.
Hayden weighs 366 pounds as she begins the reality series "The Bigger Loser:...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 9:59 PM
Diana Taurasi reached a milestone Wednesday night at the Chicago Sky's expense.
During the third quarter, the Phoenix guard became the No. 2 scorer in WNBA history, surpassing Katie Smith, as the Mercury waxed Chicago 87-69 in the US Airways Center in...
| Sep 8, 2014
PHOENIX — There was one big takeaway from Game 1 of the WNBA Finals.
The Sky have no chance against the Mercury if Elena Delle Donne's lower back problem keeps her from contributing more than she did in Sunday's 83-62 loss, a thrashing much worse...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 2:32 PM
Chicago loves a bandwagon. There's no downside to that. What would we have done with ourselves this summer if not for the Blackhawks, World Cup soccer and Jackie Robinson West? So climb aboard, sports fans: The Chicago Sky are headed to the WNBA Finals....
| Sep 5, 2014
| 10:06 PM
Game 1: 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Phoenix; ABC-7.
Game 2: 8 p.m. Tuesday at Phoenix; ESPN.
Game 3: 7 p.m. Friday at UIC Pavilion; ESPN2.
Game 4: 4:30 p.m. Sept. 14 at UIC Pavilion; ESPN2*.
Game 5: 8 p.m. Sept. 17 at Phoenix;...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 7:03 PM
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...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 3:09 PM
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...
| Oct 20, 2014
| 7:39 AM
Coming in a few weeks is the Hartford Courant's annual college basketball preview section. It will be jammed with a lot of things you'll likely want to absorb before the UConn women begin the season Nov. 14 at UC Davis.
One of the stories I am preparing...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 8:26 PM
STORRS — Invited to the dedication of the privately funded $40 million Werth Family Basketball Center on Friday were a number of former women's basketball players from the past nine UConn national championship teams.
Meghan Pattyson-Culmo, Rebecca...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 11:11 AM
The New York Liberty parted ways with coach and general manager Bill Laimbeer on Tuesday.
The WNBA team announceed that his contract was not renewed after the Liberty failed to make the playoffs the past two seasons and had a 26-42 record under...
| Oct 5, 2014
| 5:43 PM
When Geno Auriemma decided to accept his second term as coach of USA Basketball's senior national team, he understood what was expected. The mandate was winning another world championship.
And even though his team didn't have as much preparation time as...