Stories tagged: WNBA
TUESDAY, FEB. 21, 2017, 9:48 P.M.
Candice Dupree traded to Indiana Fever as part of 3-way deal
The Phoenix Mercury traded Candice Dupree to the Indiana Fever as part of a three-team deal that includes Connecticut. The Fever also get the No. 17 pick in the draft …
TUESDAY, FEB. 21, 2017, 7:30 P.M.
Candice Wiggins says her WNBA experience was ‘toxic’
Candice Wiggins says her experience playing in the WNBA was “toxic” and was a major reason why she retired last season. Wiggins said in an interview with the San Diego …
FRIDAY, FEB. 17, 2017, 7:34 P.M.
Dallas Wings trade Odyssey Sims to Los Angeles Sparks for No. 4 pick
Dallas Wings trade Odyssey Sims to Los Angeles Sparks for No. 4 pick in the draft.
FRIDAY, FEB. 10, 2017, 9:17 P.M.
Word ‘championship’ arises as Mystics introduce Elena Delle Donne
Here’s a hint at what Elena Delle Donne’s addition means to the Washington Mystics: All of 33 seconds into the 2015 WNBA MVP’s introductory news conference Friday, coach and general …
THURSDAY, FEB. 2, 2017, 6:19 P.M.
Former WNBA MVP Elena Delle Donne traded from Sky to Mystics
The Washington Mystics have acquired Elena Delle Donne from the Chicago Sky for Stefanie Dolson, Kahleah Copper and the No. 2 pick in this year’s draft. The 2015 WNBA MVP …
TUESDAY, JAN. 31, 2017, 9:55 P.M.
Breanna Stewart inspired after joining first protest at LAX
Breanna Stewart didn’t think twice about heading to Los Angeles International Airport on Sunday night to join the protest against President Donald Trump’s travel ban, which bars citizens of seven …
MONDAY, JAN. 16, 2017, 9 P.M.
Storm’s Breanna Stewart flying home from China to rehab knee
Breanna Stewart is returning to the U.S. from China to rehab her knee.
SUNDAY, JAN. 15, 2017, 10 P.M.
WNBA free agency begins
Angel McCoughtry isn’t going anywhere when she returns from her break from the WNBA.
SUNDAY, JAN. 1, 2017, 7 P.M.
WNBA players were near site of Istanbul attack, coach says
A handful of WNBA players, including Essence Carson, Chelsea Gray and Jantel Lavender of the Los Angeles Sparks, were next door to a deadly shooting in a nightclub in Istanbul …
THURSDAY, DEC. 22, 2016, 8:43 P.M.
Stars promote assistant Vickie Johnson to head coach
The San Antonio Stars have promoted assistant Vickie Johnson to be the team’s new head coach. Johnson replaces Dan Hughes, who retired at the end of last season.
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 14, 2016, 7:25 P.M.
Seattle to host 2017 WNBA All-Star Game
Seattle will host the WNBA All-Star Game next year. The league announced Wednesday that the game will take place July 22 in the city for the first time. The league …
TUESDAY, NOV. 29, 2016, 11 P.M.
WNBA opens season on May 13; 8 regular-season games on ESPN2
The WNBA will open its season on May 13 with the defending champion Los Angeles Sparks hosting the Seattle Storm.
FRIDAY, NOV. 18, 2016, 6:22 P.M.
Indiana Fever hire Pokey Chatman as new head coach
The Indiana Fever have hired Pokey Chatman as their new coach. She will take over a team that has a rich history in the WNBA, winning a title in 2012 …
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 2, 2016, 10:27 P.M.
In Brief: Russell Westbrook gets 35, leads unbeaten Thunder past Clips 85-83
Russell Westbrook hit a jumper with 18.7 seconds left and finished with 35 points, and the Oklahoma City Thunder remained unbeaten with an 85-83 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers …
FRIDAY, OCT. 21, 2016, 6:12 P.M.
WNBA officials botched call again, this one in decisive Game 5
For the second time in a week during the WNBA Finals, the league acknowledged a late officiating mistake.
THURSDAY, OCT. 20, 2016, 9:53 P.M.
In Brief: Los Angeles Sparks steal title from Minnesota Lynx on last-second shot
Nneka Ogwumike’s short jumper with 3.1 seconds left gave the Los Angeles Sparks a 77-76 victory over the defending champion Minnesota Lynx for their first title in 14 years in …
TUESDAY, OCT. 18, 2016, 7:16 P.M.
Selected The World Golf Hall of Fame has selected its 2016 induction class, which includes Ian Woosnam, Davis Love III, Meg Mallon and Lorena Ochoa. Also selected Tuesday for induction …
SUNDAY, OCT. 16, 2016, 9:19 P.M.
Lynx beat Sparks 85-79, claw back to tie WNBA Finals
Maya Moore scored 31 points and Minnesota’s defense held Nneka Ogwumike and Candace Parker in check to help the Lynx beat the Los Angeles Sparks 85-79 on Sunday night and …
FRIDAY, OCT. 14, 2016, 8:37 P.M.
Sparks rout Lynx to move within game of WNBA title
Candace Parker scored 24 points, Nneka Ogwumike added 21, and the Los Angeles Sparks beat the Minnesota Lynx 92-75 on Friday night to take a 2-1 lead in the best-of-5 …
TUESDAY, OCT. 11, 2016, 8:11 P.M.
Lynx tie WNBA Finals at one game apiece
WNBA: Maya Moore had 21 points and 12 rebounds to help the Minnesota Lynx even the WNBA Finals at one game apiece with a 79-60 victory over the Los Angeles …
SUNDAY, OCT. 9, 2016, 8:27 P.M.
In Brief: Bears gives L.A. win in first game of WNBA Finals
In Game 1 of the WNBA Finals in Minneapolis, Alana Beard hit a jumper from the baseline just before time expired to lift the Los Angeles Sparks to a 78-76 …
SATURDAY, OCT. 8, 2016, 6:31 P.M.
WNBA Finals features matchup of best teams, Lynx vs Sparks
All season long the Minnesota Lynx and Los Angeles Sparks have been the best two teams in the WNBA. A Minnesota series win would earn the Lynx four of the …
TUESDAY, OCT. 4, 2016, 8:34 P.M.
In brief: Sparks eliminate Sky, advance to WNBA Finals
Updates. Associated Press
FRIDAY, SEPT. 30, 2016, 9:38 P.M.
In Brief: Europe rallies at Ryder Cup
The Americans threw a haymaker with the first opening-session sweep in four decades. Europe battled back from that 4-0 deficit.
FRIDAY, SEPT. 30, 2016, 7:45 P.M.
Newsmakers: California governor OKs sex crime bill tied to Stanford case
California Gov. Jerry Brown
THURSDAY, SEPT. 29, 2016, 9:43 P.M.
In Brief: Ward shines as No. 6 Houston rolls
Greg Ward Jr. threw for a career-high 389 yards and accounted for five touchdowns in just more than three quarters to help sixth-ranked Houston beat Connecticut 42-14 on Thursday night …
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 28, 2016, 9:59 P.M.
In Brief: Chad Marshall’s first-half goal enough, Sounders beat Fire 1-0
Chad Marshall headed in a corner kick in the 24th minute, and the host Seattle Sounders beat the Chicago Fire 1-0 on Wednesday night to get back into the MLS …
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 28, 2016, 7:49 P.M.
Newsmakers: Hope Solo has shoulder replacement surgery
Suspended U.S. national team goalkeeper Hope Solo says she has had shoulder replacement surgery on the same shoulder in 2011.
SATURDAY, SEPT. 24, 2016, 8:33 P.M.
Diana Taurasi helps Mercury defeat Liberty, advance to WNBA semifinals
Diana Taurasi tends to play her best when the most is on the line.
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 21, 2016, 9:16 P.M.
In Brief: Jacoby Brissett would make Pats history as first black QB to start
Patriots quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo is listed as doubtful heading into Thursday night’s game against the Houston Texans, which means rookie Jacoby Brissett will likely become the Patriots’ first black quarterback …