| Sep 9, 2014
| 8:33 PM
PHOENIX — Center Brittney Griner scored 19 points and guard Diana Taurasi added 18 to lead a balanced attack as the Phoenix Mercury continued their domination of the Chicago Sky in a 97-68 victory in Game 2 of the WNBA Finals on Tuesday at US...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 3:21 PM
STORRS — Geno Auriemma said Wednesday that a school had filed a complaint with the American Athletic Conference saying that his congratulatory phone call to Little League sensation Mo'ne Davis constituted a recruiting violation.
Davis, the girl who...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 1:41 PM
Former Lakers star Michael Cooper has been diagnosed with early-stage tongue cancer and will take a leave of absence from his duties as coach of the WNBA team in Atlanta.
Cooper is expected to recover fully after surgery this week at Emory University....
| Jun 16, 2014
| 1:14 PM
University of Miami assistant women’s basketball coach Octavia Blue was reportedly involved in an accident early Sunday morning in which a pedestrian was killed.
Blue was driving a vehicle that struck Guillermo Castano Campanioni as he was...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 12:08 PM
Following up on a breakout rookie season, Chicago Sky guard/forward Elena Delle Donne has been named the WNBA Player of the Month in the Eastern Conference for May.
The 2013 rookie of the year has taken charge early in her second season with the Sky,...
| 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...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 1:38 PM
After years of unsuccessfully lobbying Big East administrators for the chance to host their women's basketball tournament, the Mohegan Sun Arena found the new American Athletic Conference willing to listen.
And beginning with a doubleheader Friday night,...
| Mar 9, 2014
| 4:05 AM
Three months after taking a job he figured would last four years, Geno Auriemma, 31 years old, was certainly ready to coach his Huskies for the first time.
After all, like any aspiring professional, he hoped his day would finally come. And here it was,...
| Mar 8, 2014
| 2:51 PM
— After lobbying hard for the chance to host women's college basketball in the postseason, the Mohegan Sun Arena isn't about to let it go after one year.
Chris Sienko, general manager of the WNBA's Connecticut Sun, reiterated Saturday that the...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 3:59 PM
Sean Combs wants to light a fuse under his new cable network Revolt.
The hip-hop mogul is said to have made a bid to buy Fuse, a music channel owned by Madison Square Garden Co.
The bid comes after Combs launched his own music cable network Revolt...
| Mar 16, 2014
| 4:10 AM
The news arrived to readers of The Courant on the morning of March 8, 1877, seven weeks before the start of the second National League baseball season.
Hartford, a charter member, was deemed unacceptable as a major league market. The city's "base ball"...