A lopsided victory might have helped the Atlanta Dream heal from a tumultuous week, but they could have a challenge as they attempt to keep that positivity going.
The Dream will seek their first win this season over the Eastern Conference-leading Connecticut Sun when they continue their lengthy homestand Sunday.
Atlanta swept Connecticut in the opening round of last year's playoffs en route to a second straight WNBA finals appearance, but the Dream (13-13) don't appear poised to advance out of the East again in 2012.
The team promoted former assistant Fred Williams to replace Marynell Meadors as coach and general manager Monday. One of Williams' first actions was to suspend leading scorer and U.S. Olympian Angel McCoughtry indefinitely for violating an undisclosed team rule.
During a face-to-face meeting Wednesday, Williams gave McCoughtry a list of requirements that she must adhere to before he would think about reinstatement. The next day, still without their star, the Dream b...