Stories tagged: WNBA
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
Sun., June 12, 2016, 6:59 p.m.
Loyd, Storm hold on for 90-88 win over Fever
INDIANAPOLIS – Jewell Loyd scored 20 points, including two free throws with 2.4 seconds to play, and the Seattle Storm beat the Indiana Fever 90-88 on Sunday night. Crystal Langhorne …
Fri., June 10, 2016, 9:02 p.m.
Thomas’ tip-in in final second lifts Sun over Storm 77-76
UNCASVILLE, Conn. – Alyssa Thomas scored on a tip-in with 0.6 seconds left and the Connecticut Sun beat the Seattle Storm 77-76 on Friday night to snap a six-game losing …
Thu., June 9, 2016, 9:53 p.m.
Digest: Henderson takes lead at Sahalee
Brooke Henderson made an early hole-in-one and birdied her final two holes to take the early lead Thursday in the Women’s PGA Championship, the second of the LPGA Tour’s five …
Wed., June 8, 2016, 9:48 p.m.
Digest: Oklahoma defeats Auburn for its 3rd national softball title
Paige Parker pitched a complete game to help Oklahoma defeat Auburn 2-1 on Wednesday night in Oklahoma City for its third national softball title.
Wed., June 8, 2016, 7:32 p.m.
Stewart returns to Connecticut for first time as WNBA player
Former UConn star Breanna Stewart returns to Connecticut on Friday for the first time as a WNBA player, dealing with something she had little experience with while in college – …
Tue., June 7, 2016, 10:08 p.m.
Digest: Emily Carosone’s grand slam in 8th keeps Auburn alive in WCWS
Emily Carosone’s grand slam in the bottom of the eighth inning lifted Auburn to a stunning 11-7 victory over Oklahoma on Tuesday night in Pklahoma City to force a deciding …
Sun., June 5, 2016, 10:56 p.m.
In brief: Marquez, Herrera score late, Mexico beats Uruguay 3-1
Rafa Marquez and Hector Herrera scored late goals to lift Mexico over Uruguay 3-1 in an opening-round Copa America match Sunday night in Glendale, Arizona.
Sun., June 5, 2016, 7:16 p.m.
Tina Charles powers Liberty past Storm
Tina Charles had 19 points and 13 rebounds and the New York Liberty used a strong third quarter to beat the Seattle Storm 86-78 on Sunday night.
Fri., June 3, 2016, 9:06 p.m.
Jewell Loyd powers Seattle Storm to victory
On a night Jewell Loyd shared the court with four Team USA Olympians and a handful of players with more than two dozen WNBA All-Star appearances, the second-year Storm guard …
Wed., June 1, 2016, 9:10 p.m.
In Brief: Murray into French Open SF against ‘15 champ
Andy Murray alternated between brilliant and bad for the better part of two sets Wednesday before righting things to reach his fourth French Open semifinal in Paris, beating No. 9 …
Sat., May 28, 2016, 9:14 p.m.
Loyd lifts Storm to victory with 26 points
Lee Nguyen scored on a penalty kick and assisted on Femi Hollinger-Janzen’s go-ahead goal in the New England Revolution’s 2-1 victory over the Seattle Sounders on Saturday night.
Fri., May 27, 2016, 9:58 p.m.
Digest: Rocco Mediate opens 4-stroke lead in Senior PGA Championship
Rocco Mediate stretched his Senior PGA Championship lead to four strokes Friday at Harbor Shores in Benton Harbor, Michigan, birdieing the final two holes for a 5-under 66.
Thu., May 26, 2016, 10:04 p.m.
In Brief: Penguins win, advance to Stanley Cup
Bryan Rust scored a pair of second-period goals and Matt Murray stopped 16 shots to lift the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 2-1 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game …
Sun., May 22, 2016, 10:36 p.m.
Fowles, Moore lead Lynx to 78-71 win over Storm
Maya Moore had 17 points, nine rebounds, four assists and two blocked shots, and Sylvia Fowles scored 15 points on 7-of-8 shooting to help the Minnesota Lynx beat the Seattle …
Fri., May 20, 2016, 11:31 p.m.
Digest: Lightning beat Penguins 4-3, even Eastern Conference finals
Ryan Callahan provided an early spark, Andrei Vasilevskiy made two big saves in the closing minutes to avoid a total third-period collapse and the Tampa Bay Lightning held on for …
Fri., May 20, 2016, 11:31 p.m.
Loyd’s bucket gives Storm victory over Mercury
Jewell Loyd banked in a 12-footer with 2.9 seconds remaining for the last of her career-high 30 points in the Seattle Storm’s 81-80 victory over the Phoenix Mercury on Friday …
Wed., May 18, 2016, 10:08 p.m.
Digest: Curry dazzles again, Warriors even series with Thunder 1-1
Stephen Curry scored 15 straight points in less than 2 minutes during one dazzling third-quarter stretch, and the Golden State Warriors beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 118-91 on Wednesday night.
Thu., May 12, 2016, 7:45 p.m.
Newsmakers: QB Carson Wentz signs four-year contract with the Eagles
Wed., May 4, 2016, 7:06 p.m.
Newsmakers: Seattle releases 5, including former starting center Nowak
The Seattle Seahawks have released five players, including former starting center Drew Nowak, ahead of their rookie minicamp this weekend.
Wed., April 20, 2016, 8:15 p.m.
Newsmakers: NIC guard Angola-Rodas to attend Florida State
Junior college star Braian Angola-Rodas has signed a national letter of intent to play basketball at Florida State.
Thu., April 14, 2016, 6:33 p.m.
Seattle Storm make Breanna Stewart top pick in WNBA draft
Breanna Stewart, Moriah Jefferson and Morgan Tuck had historic careers at UConn. The trio made more history Thursday night in the WNBA as the top three picks in the draft.
Wed., March 30, 2016, 7:27 p.m.
Newsmakers: Jose Reyes’ domestic abuse case to be dropped
Maui prosecutors are moving to dismiss a domestic abuse charge against Colorado Rockies’ Jose Reyes because his wife isn’t cooperating.
Tue., March 22, 2016, 7:04 p.m.
Newsmakers: Chiefs star LB Houston had knee surgery in February, Stony Brook’s Pikiell is new Rutgers basketball coach
Pro Bowl pass rusher Justin Houston could miss the upcoming season for the Kansas City Chiefs after having surgery to repair the ACL in his left knee that bothered him …
Tue., Feb. 16, 2016, 8:08 p.m.
Sue Bird signs multiyear deal with Seattle Storm
Sue Bird never had any doubt she’d finish her career in Seattle. She just isn’t letting on when that will be.
Thu., Feb. 11, 2016, 6:42 p.m.
Oregon coach George Horton was named manager of the 2016 USA Baseball Collegiate National Team on Thursday. USA Baseball also announced that Jason Gill, Mitch Karraker, David Pierce, Dave Serrano, …
Wed., Feb. 10, 2016, 7:26 p.m.
Lisa Borders announced as new WNBA president
Lisa Borders has been a fan of the WNBA ever since she helped bring a team to Atlanta. Now she’s the league’s new president.
Tue., Nov. 24, 2015, 9:02 p.m.
Lauren Jackson’s recovery from knee surgery hits setback
Three-time WNBA Most Valuable Player Lauren Jackson has hit a setback in her goal to play for Australia at the 2016 Summer Olympics and may consider retirement.
Wed., Nov. 4, 2015, 8:50 p.m.
WNBA president Laurel J. Richie steps down
WNBA President Laurel J. Richie is stepping down after more than four years on the job.