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UConn’s latest star freshman, Megan Walker, looking to fit in with experienced group

(WTNH)–The UConn women’s basketball team enjoying the sights and flavors of Italy. Geno Auriemma’s ladies have also played two of their 4 games …

Interim Storm coach Gary Kloppenburg is a quiet leader

Mild-mannered basketball junkie, a 64-year-old who talks in hushed tones, says he is focused on improving the WNBA team rather than what his future …

Basketball

Lynx, Sparks take WNBA rivalry to new level

Aug 14, 2017<p>ESPN.com women's basketball/college sports writer<br>• 33 seasons covering women's college basketball<br>• Covered 24 Final Fours<p>ST. PAUL, Minn. -- …

WNBA

Voice from above helps Lynx improve three-point shooting

The Lynx are taking, and making, more three-point shots this season, sporting the WNBA’s fourth-best three-point percentage (35.2 percent).Rebekkah …

Basketball

Other Sports: Kaela Davis won NCAA title in Dallas; now the Wings guard is learning to call the city her home | SportsDay

Kaela Davis won NCAA title in Dallas; now the Wings guard is learning to call the city her home<p>This Story is About...<p><i>This story will appear in the</i> …

Texas

Opinion: Texas Bill Could Subject Transgender Athletes to Bullying, Assault

When competing in sports, the only thing that should matter is your ability to play the game: to step up and deliver when it counts. As athletes, we devote our lives to perfecting our craft. We chase dreams, we sacrifice, and often, we find solace and comfort in our sport. For many, our training, …

LGBTQ

Food for thought: Freshman basketball star Azzi Fudd in a class of her own

ARLINGTON, Va. -- Azzi Fudd cups her hand over her mouth at the sight of the distressed jeans with more rips than fabric down the back of the legs at …

College Basketball

For Connecticut Sun, the real prize is within reach: the second seed

UNCASVILLE, CT - AUGUST 12: Connecticut Sun Guard Courtney Williams (10) dives out of bounds to save the loose ball during the game as the …

WNBA

WNBA Weekly Rundown | Playoff Race Heating Up

In what had been all but decided already, the Minnesota Lynx, Los Angeles Sparks and Connecticut Sun have clinched WNBA playoff berths. The actual …

WNBA

A maestro in the paint, and with paint

Being tall has provided Stars center Kayla Alexander two solid career paths.<p>To continue reading this story, you will need to be a digital subscriber …

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Brittney Sykes: From Syracuse To Atlanta, The Sky’s The Limit

In her first four months in the WNBA, Brittney Sykes has checked a lot of boxes off her professional basketball list. She was drafted with the 7th …

WNBA

Former UConn guard Saniya Chong reflects on first WNBA season

UNCASVILLE >> There were plenty of thoughts going through Saniya Chong’s mind when she entered concussion protocol earlier this month. Right near the …

College Basketball

Ohio State women's basketball | Experienced roster must make up for lack of depth

What Ohio State will lack in numbers on its women's basketball team it hopes to make up for in experience.<p>The graduation of forward Shayla Cooper, …

College & University

New Seattle coach sees WNBA playoffs on horizon

NEW YORK >> Gary Kloppenburg knows he has a challenge as the Seattle Storm’s new coach.<p>The Storm are tied with Chicago for the final playoff spot, …

Seattle Storm

Connecticut Sun clinch playoff berth for first time in five years

UNCASVILLE >> There was a sense of the unknown as the Connecticut Sun team stepped onto the court at Mohegan Sun Arena for the Saturday night tilt …

WNBA

Transfers Camara, Stevens to make UConn debuts in Italy

Azura Stevens walked off the court following a loss in the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament at the Greensboro Coliseum in early March of 2016. …

College Basketball

Sky point guard Vandersloot rising to the top

Chicago Sky veteran Courtney Vandersloot has become the WNBA's premier point guard. She has been a passing and scoring machine lately, and suddenly …

Basketball

Tuck shaking off rust with the Sun

Mohegan — Morgan Tuck was known as a calming, reliable leader at UConn.<p>Huskies' head coach Geno Auriemma, who is never shy to voice his opinion when …

College Basketball

Walz, USA U23s Set to Open Four Nations Tournament Saturday

<b>Louisville’s Durr and Notre Dame’s Ogunbowale ready for action in Tokyo</b><p>GREENSBORO, N.C. – Louisville head coach Jeff Walz will look to continue his …

College Basketball

Minnesota Lynx unveil fierce new logo for 2018

With a roster made up of Maya Moore, Sylvia Fowles, Lindsay Whalen and Seimone Augustus, we figured it would be impossible for the Minnesota Lynx to …

Minnesota Lynx

Mercury center Brittney Griner to return Saturday against Storm

The Phoenix Mercury will be receiving a big boost this weekend with MVP candidate Brittney Griner returning to the lineup.<p>Griner will be coming back …

Basketball

Thomas has Sun on verge of clinching playoff spot

UNCASVILLE >> The mere mention of a potential triple-double brought a wry grin to Alyssa Thomas’ face.<p>During her remarkable run at the University of …

Basketball

Emma Meesseman is stepping up at the right time for the Washington Mystics

With 8.2 seconds left in last weekend’s game against the Phoenix Mercury, Washington Mystics forward Emma Meesseman stood outside the lane as teammate Krystal Thomas shot two free throws with the Mystics up three.<p>If Thomas made one, it would have essentially iced the game. But she missed the first …

WNBA

Women’s Basketball: In challenging rookie WNBA season, Nia Coffey remains upbeat

Women’s BasketballROSEMONT — The Big Ten has its fair share of excellent players, with statistical standouts and future high draft picks littering …

College Basketball

Sky looking to win and build for future at the same time

In late July, the Sky sent veteran forward Tamera Young, emerging center Imani Boyette and a second-round pick to the Atlanta Dream for a 2018 …

WNBA

Q&A: Niles West grad Jewell Loyd, WNBA star and friend of Kobe Bryant

Former Niles West and Notre Dame star guard Jewell Loyd is rapidly becoming one of the faces of the WNBA.<p>Now in her third year in the league, Loyd is one of the leaders on the Seattle Storm after being taken No. 1 overall in the 2015 WNBA draft.<p>Through Monday the Lincolnwood native was averaging …

Basketball

Scrambling Seattle Storm Make Coaching Change

The <b>Seattle Storm</b> have parted ways with third-year head coach Jenny Boucek, the team announced on Thursday. Assistant coach Gary Kloppenburg will take …

Seattle Storm

Will coaching change inspire a playoff push from Seattle?

Aug 11, 2017<p>ESPN.com women's basketball/college sports writer<br>• 33 seasons covering women's college basketball<br>• Covered 24 Final Fours<p>This was supposed to …

Seattle Storm