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Mercury on verge of setting franchise winning streak

Brittney Griner threw down a dunk in her most recent game for the Phoenix Mercury. She's never dunked against the Seattle Storm, but that doesn't mean she hasn't been an intimidating presence inside. Griner has turned in two of her better efforts of the year against the Storm and will look to help the Mercury establish a team record for a single-season win streak Wednesday...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Storm surge past Lynx, 81-71

SEATTLE (AP) -- Camille Little scored 13 of her career-high 31 points in the fourth quarter to lead the last-place Seattle Storm past the Minnesota Lynx 81-71 on Friday night. Little hit 11 of 15 shots from the field, including two 3-pointers, and made 7 of 8 free throws as the Storm beat the Lynx for the second time in three weeks at home. "I didn't even know I had that...
Via Fox Sports North
14 days ago  |  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

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

Sparks 102, Storm 69

Kristi Toliver scored 17 points to lead six players in double figures as the Los Angeles Sparks routed the Seattle Storm 102-69 in the season opener for both teams Sunday night. Nneka Ogwumike had 15 points, Alana Beard 13 and Candace Parker 10 for the Sparks, who shot 62 percent from the field - including shooting 75 percent from behind the 3-point line. Los Angeles led by 12...
Via Fox Sports
May 26, 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

Storm 86, Lynx 79

Sue Bird scored 22 points, including two 3-pointers in the second overtime, and the Seattle Storm beat the Minnesota Lynx 86-79 on Sunday night to force a deciding third game in the Western Conference semifinal series. Tanisha Wright had 18 points for the Storm, including a tying 3 with 23.9 seconds left in the first overtime. Camille Little added 12 points and Tina Thompson had...
Via AP on Fox
October 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Lynx, Storm lock horns in playoff opener

The Minnesota Lynx handled Seattle in all but one of their matchups this season, but the Storm's three-time WNBA MVP didn't play in any of those games.With Lauren Jackson back, the Lynx could face a stiffer challenge as they begin their quest for back-to-back league championships Friday night.Minnesota took three of four meetings with Seattle and beat the Storm twice by a...
Via Fox Sports North
September 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Seattle Storm set to take on defending champs in Western Conference Semi-Finals

Seattle Storm Playoff Preview  The Seattle Storm completed the roller coaster that was the 2012 regular season on Sunday with a convincing 71-57 victory over the Phoenix Mercury.  Now the team will set its sights on the defending WNBA champion Minnesota Lynx in the first round of the 2012 WNBA Playoffs. The Storm finished the season with a 16-18 record, which was good enough to...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
September 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Lynx G Whalen wins WNBA's assists crown

MINNEAPOLIS--For the second consecutive season, Lynx guard Lindsay Whalen has won the WNBA's Peak Performer Award for assists. The award is given out annually to the players who lead the league in scoring, rebounding and assists. Whalen finished the 2012 season averaging 5.39 assists per game, barely beating Seattle's Sue Bird (5.34 assists per game). Whalen's 178 total...
Via Fox Sports North
September 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Sue Bird leads Storm past Mercury, 71-57

Sue Bird had 13 points, five rebounds and four assists to help the Seattle Storm beat the Phoenix Mercury 71-57 on Sunday in the regular-season finale for both teams. Seeded fourth in the West, Seattle (16-18) played its regulars most of the game in advance of its playoff series with defending champion Minnesota that begins Friday. The Storm have reached the postseason a WNBA-record...
Via AP on Fox
September 23, 2012  |  Discuss
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