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Chicago Sky Players Named to USA Basketball Roster

In preparation for the 2014 World Championships, Team USA has named it’s preliminary 27-women roster for the team’s Training Camp. The Chicago Sky are lucky enough to have three players named to the roster, including Elena Delle Donne, Sylvia Fowles and Courtney Vandersloot. The team will begin camp on Sept. 8 with the actual tournament set to kick off on Sept. 27 in Ankara and...
Via Sports Mockery
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Thursday's Sports In Brief

GOLF PARAMUS, N.J. (AP) Rory McIlroy took a week to celebrate his blockbuster summer and paid for it in The Barclays with his worst start in two months. With no guarantee of playing beyond this week, Bo Van Pelt opened with three straight birdies and chipped in for eagle late in his round for a 6-under 65 that gave him a one-shot lead in the opener of the FedEx Cup playoffs. Van...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Seattle wins No. 1 pick in WNBA lottery

SECAUCUS, N.J. (AP) The Seattle Storm have won the No. 1 pick in the WNBA draft lottery. The Tulsa Shock was awarded the second pick Thursday night, with Connecticut picking third and fourth. The Sun acquired the Liberty's pick on draft night this past April in part of a package for Tina Charles. The Storm finished tied with Tulsa for the league's worst record at 12-22 and...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Mercury-Storm Preview

The Seattle Storm's worst season in 13 years is nearly over, but preserving their share of some league history may give them a bit of extra motivation in an otherwise meaningless finale. Phoenix tries to set a WNBA single-season record with its 29th victory in Sunday's visit with the Storm, one of the franchises whose mark the Mercury are looking to expunge. Seattle (12-21...
Via AP on Fox
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Storm-Sparks Preview

The playoff-bound Los Angeles Sparks have had their way with Seattle this season, but none of the previous matchups have been potentially this important for the Storm. Seattle still hopes to have a shot at reaching the postseason when it takes the court Friday night in Los Angeles. The Storm (12-20) have won a season-high three straight following a seven-game losing streak that nearly...
Via AP on Fox
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Bird scores 22 as Storm beat Shock 74-68

SEATTLE (AP) Sue Bird scored 22 points and Camille Little added 16 to help the Seattle Storm rally from a 13-point second-half deficit and beat the Tulsa Shock 74-68 on Sunday night. Bird, who scored 10 in the fourth quarter, hit four 3s as Seattle (12-20) climbed into a tie with Tulsa (12-20) for fifth, two games behind San Antonio for the fourth and final playoff spot with games...
Via AP on Fox
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Lynx turn tables on Storm with win in Minneapolis

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Janel McCarville scored a season-high 22 points and the short-handed Minnesota Lynx beat the Seattle Storm 74-69 Sunday night. Maya Moore added 14 points for the Lynx (12-5), who have won three of four. Devereaux Peters had 12 points and Lindsay Whalen scored 10. Seimone Augustus, Minnesota's second leading scorer at 17.2 points per game, missed the game due...
Via Fox Sports North
June 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Paw Prints – The Daily UConn Roundup – 5/24/14

Paw Prints is our daily look at the happenings for the UConn Huskies football, men’s basketball and women’s basketball teams as well as the other sports the student-athletes engage in. We will do our best to bring you the links from all of the media that covers the Huskies on a DAILY basis. Thank you for stopping by and making SOX & Dawgs your home for UConn Huskies news...
Via Sox and Dawgs
May 24, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 WNBA Season Tips Off on NBA TV and ESPN2

The WNBA is set to begin another season. It all starts tonight with a doubleheader on NBA TV. ESPN2 will tip off its 20-game regular season schedule on Saturday. The ESPN/ESPN2 slate of professional women’s basketball games includes six doubleheaders including five Tuesday evening twinbills in July. Ryan Ruocco from ESPN Radio New York will form one broadcast team along with Rebecca...
Via Fang's Bites
May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

UConn in the WNBA 2014

Sue Bird Swin Cash Tina Charles Stefanie Dolson Kelly Faris Kalana Greene Bria Hartley Tiffany Hayes Renee Montgomery Maya Moore Diana Taurasi
Via Sox and Dawgs
May 15, 2014  |  Discuss

6 college players highlight US women hoops pool

Breanna Stewart left a lasting impression at the U.S. women's basketball team training camp last fall. Now UConn's sensational sophomore is one of six college players on the national team pool announced Monday by USA Basketball. Joining Stewart in the pool were UConn teammates Stefanie Dolson and Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis along with Baylor's Odyssey Sims, Maryland's...
Via AP on Fox
January 13, 2014  |  Discuss

U.S. women's basketball team pool list

The U.S. women's basketball team player pool, announced Monday: Jayne Appel, San Antonio Silver Stars Seimone Augustus, Minnesota Lynx Sue Bird, Seattle Storm DeWanna Bonner, Phoenix Mercury Tamika Catchings, Indiana Fever Tina Charles, Connecticut Sun Elena Delle Donne, Chicago Sky Skylar Diggins, Tulsa Shock Stefanie Dolson, UConn Candice Dupree, Phoenix Mercury ...
Via AP on Fox
January 13, 2014  |  Discuss

US women's hoops to train in Vegas

Three-time Olympic gold medalists Sue Bird, Diana Taurasi and Tamika Catchings highlight the 33 players invited to the U.S. women's basketball national team training camp that will take place the first weekend in October in Las Vegas. Joining the three veterans are seven other members of the 2012 London Games that won a fifth straight gold medal for the U.S., as well as 2008...
Via AP on Fox
September 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Paw Prints - The Daily UConn Roundup - 6/17

Paw Prints is our daily look at the happenings for the UConn Huskies football, men's basketball and women's basketball teams as well as the other sports the student-athletes engage in. We will do our best to bring you the links from all of the media that covers the Huskies on a daily basis. As always, links can be found by clicking on the read more button below if you'...
Via Sox and Dawgs
June 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Seattle's Sue Bird optimistic after knee surgery

Sue Bird isn't gearing up for the start of the WNBA season for the first time in her 11-year career. The Seattle Storm star point guard is recovering from recent left knee surgery, which will sideline her for the entire summer season that began this weekend and runs through August. Bird had surgery on a cyst in her knee on May 9. She's optimistic her knee will heal in time...
Via Fox Sports
May 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Big Names: Roddick Joins Fox Sports 1 (Also: Sue Bird, Lynn Hoppes)

Retired tennis player Andy Roddick is the latest and highest-profile addition to the Fox Sports 1 family. In other news, injured WNBA star Sue Bird will contribute to ESPN this season, and ESPN.com writer Lynn [...]
Via Sports Media Watch
May 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Big Names: Roddick Joins Fox Sports 1 (Also: Sue Bird, Lynn Hoppes)

Retired tennis player Andy Roddick is the latest and highest-profile addition to the Fox Sports 1 family. In other news, injured WNBA star Sue Bird will contribute to ESPN this season, and ESPN.com writer Lynn [...]
Via Sports Media Watch
May 22, 2013  |  Discuss

New look Storm still hopes to be competitive

The Seattle Storm got used to star center Lauren Jackson being absent because of injuries and commitments with the Australian national team. Now, they'll have to adjust to playing without Jackson and floor leader Sue Bird. The Storm enter the season with neither star available as both recover from major surgeries. Jackson is rehabbing her hamstring, and Bird had knee surgery...
Via AP on Fox
May 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Paw Prints - The Daily UConn Roundup - 5/11

Paw Prints is our daily look at the happenings for the UConn Huskies football, men's basketball and women's basketball teams as well as the other sports the student-athletes engage in. We will do our best to bring you the links from all of the media that covers the Huskies on a daily basis. As always, links can be found by clicking on the read more button below if you'...
Via Sox and Dawgs
May 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Sue Bird upbeat despite needing another surgery

Sue Bird is no stranger to surgeries. She'll have her fourth in six years in early May to remove a cyst from her right knee. It will sideline the perennial All-Star for six months and she'll miss the WNBA season. ''I was lucky in that I learned to take care of my body at an early age, but, unfortunately some things you have no control over,'' Bird wrote...
Via Fox Sports
March 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Thrilling conclusion for Big East conference

Notre Dame and Connecticut provided a thrilling final act for the Big East. The conference name will live on with the basketball schools that are separating from the football schools next year. But the Big East that has been arguably the best women's basketball conference in the country over the past decade will be no more. And, no other conference could compare. From UConn...
Via AP on Fox
March 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Seattle's Sue Bird to miss 2013 season

The Seattle Storm will be down another All-Star after the team announced Tuesday that Sue Bird will miss the 2013 season because she needs knee surgery. Bird will undergo surgery to remove a cyst from her right knee later this spring. No specific date has been announced for the surgery and the expected recovery time is six months. Seattle will already be without former MVP Lauren...
Via AP on Fox
March 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Huskies reload with 3 top freshmen for title run

UConn freshmen Breanna Stewart and Moriah Jefferson huddled together recently in a dorm room closet, waiting for their chance. When teammate Morgan Tuck entered the room, they pounced, spraying her with fire from their Nerf guns before collapsing in laughter. ''The three of us, we've become really, really close, on the court and off the court,'' Stewart said...
Via AP on Fox
November 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Lynx must defeat Storm to stay in contention

For the second straight season, the Minnesota Lynx have been pushed to the limit in the first round of the Western Conference playoffs. If the Lynx are to remain on course to defend their WNBA title, they'll need a seventh consecutive home victory over the Seattle Storm in Tuesday night's decisive Game 3. Minnesota entered the 2011 postseason with a league-best 27-7 record...
Via Fox Sports North
October 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Seattle Storm stay alive with miraculous double OT win

Storm Push Series to a Third and Deciding Game in Minnesota The Seattle Storm used late three pointers in both the fourth quarter by Lauren Jackson and the first overtime by Tanisha Wright to send game two into double overtime where the Storm were able to put away Minnesota for a 86-79 victory. Sue Bird led the way with a team-high 22 points including six points in the second overtime...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
October 01, 2012  |  Discuss
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