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Obituary and memorial service information for Anne Donovan

From Andrews Funeral Home in Wilmington, NC: Anne Theresa Donovan died unexpectedly on June 13, 2018. She was born November 1, 1961 in Ridgewood, NJ to the late Joseph A. Donovan and the late Anna…

Anne Donovan, a Hall of Famer and Olympic gold medalist who led Seattle to its first WNBA title, dies at 56

Anne Donovan, a Hall of Famer and Olympic gold medalist who led Seattle to its first WNBA title, dies at 56

Women’s basketball legend Anne Donovan passes away at 56 https://twitter.com/ODUWBB/status/1007057459842830336 Old Dominion University will host a memorial service for women’s basketball legend Anne Donovan on Sunday, July 29, from 1 to 3 p.m. ET in…

2018 WNBA Opening Weekend Rosters

2018 WNBA Opening Weekend Rosters

Team final rosters will be added as they become available. Final rosters are due at 5 p.m. ETon Thursday, May 17. Atlanta Dream NUM PLAYER POS HEIGHT EXP FROM 25 Monique Billings F 6-4 R…

2018 WNBA.com GM Survey: Sparks predicted to win championship; Maya Moore tabbed to be MVP

2018 WNBA.com GM Survey: Sparks predicted to win championship; Maya Moore tabbed to be MVP

2018 WNBA TV Schedule || Recent Transactions The WNBA’s 12 general managers picked the Los Angeles Sparks to win the 2018 WNBA championship in the 16th annual WNBA.com GM survey. A title for the Sparks would…

2018 WNBA Transactions

2018 WNBA Transactions

2018 WNBA TV Schedule August 19, 2018 New York Rogers, Sugar Contract Extension Minnesota Robinson, Danielle Contract Extension Dallas Lucas, Maggie Contract Signed (Rest of Season) August 17, 2018 Atlanta Elonu, Adaora Contract Signed (Rest…

2018 WNBA Training Camp Rosters and Preseason Key Dates

2018 WNBA Training Camp Rosters and Preseason Key Dates

15% off $75 at Footlocker.com. Code LKS185T2. Online Only. Exclusions Apply. Preseason Schedule || Regular Season TV Schedule April 29: Training camps open May 4-15: Preseason games May 17: Final roster cut-down deadline — 12 players,…

Video and gallery: Nike reveals 2018 WNBA uniforms

Video and gallery: Nike reveals 2018 WNBA uniforms

Behind-the-scenes video In 2015, the WNBA announced that, along with the NBA and G-League, it was dropping Adidas as the official maker of apparel and uniforms for the league. At the time, Adidas still had…

Connecticut Sun to host preseason round-robin tournament

The Connecticut Sun will host a preseason tournament at Mohegan Sun Arena on May 7-8. Other participants in the event include the New York Liberty, the Dallas Wings and the Los Angeles Sparks. May 7 Liberty…

The 2018 WNBA season kicks off Friday, May 18

The 2018 WNBA season kicks off Friday, May 18

????? The 2018 WNBA season tips off Friday, May 18. The league’s 22nd opening weekend will feature eight games. On May 18, the Phoenix Mercury will host the Dallas Wings at 10 p.m. ET. The…

Connecticut Sun re-signs Shekinna Stricklen to a multi-year contract

The Connecticut Sun re-signed Shekinna Stricklen to a multi-year contract. She is in her third season with Connecticut and her sixth in the WNBA. “Because I was unrestricted, I could have looked at other options,”…

Connecticut Sun’s Curt Miller chosen to serve on the 2017-20 USA Basketball Women’s National Team Player Selection Committee

Connecticut Sun head coach and general manager Curt Miller has been chosen to serve on the 2017-20 USA Basketball Women’s National Team Player Selection Committee. Miller, who is entering his third season with the Sun,…

WNBA Playoffs: Phoenix Mercury and Washington Mystics prevail in second round, advance to semifinals

WNBA Playoffs: Phoenix Mercury and Washington Mystics prevail in second round, advance to semifinals

Phoenix 88, Connecticut 83 The Phoenix Mercury took down the Connecticut Sun 88-83 after overcoming a 17-point second quarter deficit. The Mercury trailed the Sun 20-15 after the first quarter, led by Alyssa Thomas and…

Curt Miller named WNBA Coach of the Year and inaugural WNBA Basketball Executive of the Year

Curt Miller named WNBA Coach of the Year and inaugural WNBA Basketball Executive of the Year

The WNBA announced today that Connecticut Sun head coach Curt Miller, who guided the team to its first playoff berth in five years, is the league’s 2017 Coach of the Year. He was also named…

Jonquel Jones named 2017 WNBA Most Improved Player

From the league: Connecticut Sun forward/center Jonquel Jones, who produced a record-setting rebounding season, has been named the 2017 WNBA Most Improved Player, the WNBA announced today. The second-year pro is the third Sun player…

WNBA players and rosters make debut in NBA Live series

WNBA players and rosters make debut in NBA Live series

Video: EA. For the first time, WNBA rosters will available in the popular NBA Live video game Electronic Arts (EA) announced today. The next release of the game, NBA Live 18, will include current teams…

Maya Moore and Elena Delle lead the pack in early fan returns of 2017 WNBA All-Star Voting

Maya Moore of the Minnesota Lynx and Elena Delle Donne of the Washington Mystics are the top vote-getters after early fan returns of 2017 WNBA All-Star Voting. According the league, the first 15 days of fan voting generated more…

WNBA Players of the Week for games played June 19-25: Alyssa Thomas (Connecticut Sun) and Skylar Diggins-Smith (Dallas Wings)

Alyssa Thomas of the Connecticut Sun and Skylar Diggins-Smith of the Dallas Wings today were named the WNBA’s Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week for games played June 19-25. Thomas, a 6-2 forward,…

Connecticut Sun: Alex Bentley returns after competing in EuroBasket, Feyonda Fitzgerald waived

Connecticut Sun: Alex Bentley returns after competing in EuroBasket, Feyonda Fitzgerald waived

Connecticut Sun guard Alex Bentley returned to the team after participating in the FIBA EuroBasket Women’s Tournament. The team waived Feyonda Fitzgerald to make room on the roster. Bentley represented Belarus in the tournament. She…

WNBA Players of the Week for games played June 12-18: Jonquel Jones (Connecticut Sun) and Candace Parker (Los Angeles Sparks)

WNBA Players of the Week for games played June 12-18: Jonquel Jones (Connecticut Sun) and Candace Parker (Los Angeles Sparks)

Jonquel Jones of the Connecticut Sun and Candace Parker of the Los Angeles Sparks are the WNBA’s Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week for games played June 12-18. From the league: Jones earned…

Connecticut Sun trade Jordan Hooper to the Atlanta Dream in exchange for a second-round pick in the 2018 WNBA Draft

Connecticut Sun trade Jordan Hooper to the Atlanta Dream in exchange for a second-round pick in the 2018 WNBA Draft

The Connecticut Sun traded Jordan Hooper to the Atlanta Dream in exchange for a second-round pick in the 2018 WNBA Draft. Hooper was signed to a training camp contract by the Sun after she was…

Connecticut Sun’s Alex Bentley will miss games to participate in 2017 FIBA EuroBasket for Belarus

Connecticut Sun’s Alex Bentley will miss games to participate in 2017 FIBA EuroBasket for Belarus

Connecticut Sun guard Alex Bentley will leave the team following the game at San Antonio on June 3 to participate in the 2017 FIBA EuroBasket Women’s tournament as a member of the Belarus National Team.…

WNBA preseason schedule tips off on April 29

WNBA preseason action kicks off Saturday, April 29 at 2 p.m. ET with the Dallas Wings visiting the San Antonio Stars. On display will be this season’s No. 1 draft pick, Stars guard Kelsey Plum,…

WNBA releases national TV Schedule for 2017, plus key dates and more

National TV Schedule || Full Schedule || Key Dates During the 2017 WNBA season, 16 games will be broadcast nationally by ESPN networks. The All-Star Game, hosted by the Seattle Storm, will be aired on ABC.…

Danielle Adams joins Connecticut Sun, rookie Shayla Cooper waived

Veteran forward Danielle Adams joined the Connecticut Sun the team announced today. The franchise waived rookie Shayla Cooper (Ohio State) make room on the 15-player training camp roster. Signed to a free agent contract on…

Chiney Ogwumike signs multi-year contract extension with Sun, will sit out 2017 to recover from injury

Forward Chiney Ogwumike signed a multiple-year contract extension with the Connecticut Sun. The team did not release the terms of the deal. Ogwumike, who had offseason surgery to repair an Achilles tendon injury, will be…