Stories tagged: WNBA
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.
Wed., June 29, 2016, 10:15 p.m.
Digest: Predators acquire P.K. Subban from Canadiens for Shea Weber
The Nashville Predators acquired P.K. Subban from the Montreal Canadiens in exchange for Shea Weber on Wednesday in a blockbuster swap of All-Star defensemen two days before free agency opens.
Tue., June 28, 2016, 10:07 p.m.
Digest: Breanna Stewart scores career-high 38, Storm beats Dream 84-81
Breanna Stewart scored a career-high 38 points, Sue Bird made an off-balance jumper with 8.2 seconds left and the host Seattle Storm beat the Atlanta Dream 84-81 on Tuesday night.
Sat., June 25, 2016, 9:20 p.m.
In brief: Upstart Coastal Carolina to face Arizona for CWS championship
Tyler Chadwick homered and doubled, Alex Cunningham pitched 6
Fri., June 24, 2016, 9:42 p.m.
In Brief: Stewart’s 29 lead Storm past Sun
WNBA: Breanna Stewart made five 3-pointers and tied a career high with 29 points and the Seattle Storm used a big first half to beat the Connecticut Sun 98-81 on …
Fri., June 24, 2016, 5:11 p.m.
WNBA raises awareness, money for Orlando nightclub victims
Breanna Stewart took the time before the Seattle Storm’s game Friday night to write the names of the 49 victims of the Orlando shooting on her colorful shoes.
Thu., June 23, 2016, 6:33 p.m.
Seattle Storm to retire Lauren Jackson’s jersey
The Seattle Storm will honor three-time WNBA MVP Lauren Jackson by retiring her No. 15 jersey on July 15.
Wed., June 22, 2016, 10:36 p.m.
Digest: Arizona shuts out UCSB 3-0, advances to CWS bracket final
Jared Oliva homered for the first time in over two months and JC Cloney pitched seven strong innings, leading Arizona to a 3-0 victory over UC Santa Barbara in a …
Tue., June 21, 2016, 10:15 p.m.
Digest: Texas Tech hangs on, knocks out top seed Florida 3-2 at CWS
Eric Gutierrez hit a two-run homer, Texas Tech picked up a huge insurance run by way of two errors on the same play in the ninth, and the Red Raiders …
Mon., June 20, 2016, 6:27 p.m.
WNBA showdown: Lynx (12-0) visit Sparks (11-0)
When the Minnesota Lynx visit the Los Angeles Sparks on Tuesday, it will be just another regular-season game for two teams with championship aspirations. For the WNBA, it will be …
Sun., June 19, 2016, 8:33 p.m.
Moore, Fowles help Lynx beat Storm, extend record streak
Maya Moore had 18 points, seven rebounds and eight assists to help the Minnesota Lynx beat the Seattle Storm 96-84 on Sunday night and extend their WNBA record for consecutive …
Sat., June 18, 2016, 6:46 p.m.
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Fri., June 17, 2016, 9:57 p.m.
Digest: Lexi Thompson takes second-round lead at Meijer LPGA Classic
Defending champion Lexi Thompson fought through back pain Friday to take the second-round lead in the Meijer LPGA Classic in Belmont, Michigan.
Thu., June 16, 2016, 9:44 p.m.
Wings beat Storm to snap six-game losing skid
Karima Christmas and Odyssey Sims each scored 17 points as the Dallas Wings snapped a six-game losing streak with an 88-79 victory over the Seattle Storm on Thursday night.
Wed., June 15, 2016, 8:08 p.m.
Newsmakers: Breanna Stewart signs with Chinese pro team