Stories tagged: WNBA
Thu., Sept. 1, 2016, 7:36 p.m.
Newsmakers: Sweden’s Henrik Zetterberg out of World Cup of Hockey with injury
Sweden’s Henrik Zetterberg
Wed., Aug. 31, 2016, 9:44 p.m.
Digest: Hit by cramps, Milos Raonic loses to qualifier Ryan Harrison at U.S. Open
The Wimbledon runner-up just last month, and seeded No. 5 at the U.S. Open, Milos Raonic began to feel pain near his left wrist midway through the second set of …
Sun., Aug. 28, 2016, 8:13 p.m.
Whalen has season-high 24 points, Lynx beat Storm 92-80
Lindsay Whalen scored a season-high 24 points, Sylvia Fowles added 11 points and 11 rebounds, and the Minnesota Lynx beat the Seattle Storm 92-80 on Sunday night.
Sat., Aug. 27, 2016, 8:29 p.m.
Digest: Mancini leads Endwell, New York, to Little League title game
Michael Mancini led Endwell, New York, to the Little League World Series championship game Saturday, striking out 11 in a 4-2 victory over Goodlettsville, Tennessee, in the U.S. final in …
Fri., Aug. 26, 2016, 9:26 p.m.
Sue Bird leads Storm past WNBA-leading Sparks
Sue Bird hit a season-high five 3-pointers and scored 15 points to lead the Seattle Storm to a surprising 79-72 victory over the WNBA-leading Los Angeles Sparks on Friday night.
Thu., Aug. 25, 2016, 6:38 p.m.
Breanna Stewart’s jersey, Storm merchandise top WNBA sales
Breanna Stewart now can add the WNBA’s top selling jersey to a year that already includes an NCAA championship and an Olympic gold medal.
Mon., Aug. 1, 2016, 7:49 p.m.
Sports digest: U.S. Olympic men’s basketball team tops Nigeria in last tuneup
Carmelo Anthony scored 19 points and the U.S. Olympic basketball team wrapped up its unbeaten exhibition tour with a 110-66 victory over Nigeria in Houston on Monday night. The Americans …
Mon., July 25, 2016, 8:27 p.m.
WNBA president: We needed to move forward
WNBA president Lisa Borders says she hopes that rescinding the fines the league imposed over black warmup shirts worn in solidarity for shooting victims will lead to a fresh start …
Sat., July 23, 2016, 10:06 p.m.
WNBA withdraws fines for teams that wore black warmup shirts
The WNBA is withdrawing its fines for teams and players that showed support of citizens and police involved in recent shootings by wearing black warmup shirts before and during games.
Fri., July 22, 2016, 9:39 p.m.
In brief: US romps over Argentina in first exhibition
Full of new star power, the U.S. men’s basketball team opened its bid for a third straight Olympic gold medal Friday with a 111-74 exhibition romp over Argentina in Las …
Thu., July 21, 2016, 8:40 p.m.
Digest: Woody Austin leads Senior British Open at Carnoustie
Woody Austin made four birdies in a six-hole stretch on the back nine and finished with a 4-under 68 to take the first-round lead Thursday in the Senior British Open …
Wed., July 20, 2016, 9:47 p.m.
In brief: WADA reinstates drug testing lab
The World Anti-Doping Agency said Wednesday it has reinstated the laboratory that will carry out drug testing for the Rio de Janeiro Olympics, which start in just over two weeks.
Wed., July 20, 2016, 8:20 p.m.
Breanna Stewart, Jewell Loyd help Storm handle Stars
Jewell Loyd scored 25 points, Breanna Stewart added 22 points and five blocked shots and the Seattle Storm beat the San Antonio Stars 83-69 on Wednesday.
Wed., July 20, 2016
Steve Christilaw: Storm star retires as top women’s player
The Seattle Storm star is arguably the best player the WNBA has yet produced, leading her team to a pair of championships during her stay in the Emerald City. There’s …
Tue., July 19, 2016, 9:47 p.m.
Digest: Big 12 directs commissioner to evaluate expansion candidates
The Big 12 presidents have directed Commissioner Bob Bowlsby to evaluate schools that are interested in joining the conference, stopping just short of announcing it planned to expand.
Sun., July 17, 2016, 8:52 p.m.
In brief: Croatia rallies to stun U.S. in Davis Cup
Marin Cilic and Borna Coric backed up their captain’s belief in a stirring rally, winning matches to give Croatia a 3-2 comeback victory at the Tualatin Hills hard courts in …
Sun., July 17, 2016, 6:53 p.m.
Delle Donne, Sky start fast, hold off Storm 91-88
Elena Delle Donne made a 3-pointer with a second left to give the Chicago Sky a 91-88 victory over the Seattle Storm on Sunday night.
Sat., July 16, 2016, 9:30 p.m.
Digest: Hyo Joo Kim takes three-stroke lead in Marathon Classic
Hyo Joo Kim had five birdies in a six-hole stretch and shot a 7-under 64 on Saturday at Highland Meadows to open a three-stroke lead in the Marathon Classic in …
Sat., July 16, 2016, 6:24 p.m.
Seattle Storm retire Lauren Jackson’s No. 15 jersey
Lauren Jackson would have loved nothing more than a chance to don her Seattle Storm uniform and play one more time in front of the team’s vocal fans.
Wed., July 13, 2016, 9:56 p.m.
Digest: LeBron James leads call to end gun violence at ESPY Awards
LeBron James won five trophies, including best male athlete and best NBA player, at the ESPY Awards on Wednesday night at the Microsoft Theater in downtown Los Angeles when frivolity …
Tue., July 12, 2016, 9:50 p.m.
Digest: Aussie Michael Matthews wins Tour de France Stage 10 after long breakaway
Michael Matthews profited from the work of his teammates Tuesday to win the 10th stage of the Tour de France in a sprint finish after a long breakaway.
Sun., July 10, 2016, 7:56 p.m.
Digest: Angel McCoughtry, Atlanta Dream hold off Connecticut Sun
Angel McCoughtry tied her career high with four 3s and finished with 26 points, and Sancho Lyttle scored 17 and grabbed 14 rebounds to help the Atlanta Dream hold off …
Sun., July 10, 2016, 7:03 p.m.
Johnson hits 5 3-pointers, Fever beat Storm 93-82
SEATTLE – Shenise Johnson tied a career high with five 3-pointers and scored a season-high 18 points to lead six Indiana players in double figures as the Fever beat the …
Sat., July 9, 2016, 9:09 p.m.
Digest: Lydia Ko takes lead after 3rd round of US Women’s Open
World No. 1 Lydia Ko birdied the 18th hole to cap a 2-under 70 in the third round Saturday that put her in the lead of the U.S. Women’s Open …
Fri., July 8, 2016, 11:08 p.m.
Breanna Stewart helps Storm end three-game skid
Breanna Stewart had 21 points and seven rebounds, and the Seattle Storm ended a three-game losing streak with a 78-68 win over the San Antonio Stars on Friday night.
Thu., July 7, 2016, 9:18 p.m.
Digest: Mirim Lee ties record with 8-under at US Women’s Open
Mirim Lee became the fifth golfer to shoot a round of 8-under par at the U.S. Women’s Open on Thursday when she made 10 birdies on the way to a …
Wed., July 6, 2016, 9:47 p.m.
Digest: Dwyane Wade leaving Heat for Bulls
Dwyane Wade is leaving the Miami Heat after 13 seasons and going home to Chicago after agreeing to terms on a contract with the Bulls on Wednesday night, a person …
Tue., July 5, 2016, 9:08 p.m.
Digest: Mavs have deal with Dirk Nowitzki, will add Seth Curry
The Mavericks have agreed to a two-year, $40 million contract with Dirk Nowitzki and a two-year, $6 million contract with free agent guard Seth Curry.
Tue., July 5, 2016, 8:28 p.m.
Dream beat Storm to end 6-game skid
Sancho Lyttle had a season-high 22 points and 11 rebounds, Angel McCoughtry added 18 points, and the Atlanta Dream ended a six-game losing streak with a 77-64 victory over the …
Thu., June 30, 2016, 10:07 p.m.
Late run lifts Wings over Storm
Aerial Powers scored 19 points, including a go-ahead 3-pointer with 54 seconds left, to help the Dallas Wings beat the Seattle Storm 83-78 on Thursday night.