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Connecticut Sun sign Danielle Adams to a training camp contract

The Connecticut Sun signed Danielle Adams to a training camp contract. “We are excited about the opportunity to bring Danielle Adams into camp to compete for a roster spot,” Sun head coach and general manager…

The Connecticut Sun signed Kelly Faris, Jennifer Hamson and Kayla Pedersen to training camp contracts

The Connecticut Sun signed Kelly Faris, Jennifer Hamson and Kayla Pedersen to training camp contracts. From the Sun: Kelly Faris has played in 112 games for the Sun after being selected 11th overall by Connecticut…

Connecticut Sun re-sign veteran guard Alex Bentley

The Connecticut Sun re-signed veteran guard Alex Bentley. No terms of the multi-year deal were released. “I’m so thankful to be continuing my career in Connecticut,” said Bentley, a four-year WNBA veteran currently playing in…

Connecticut Sun re-signed veteran point guard Jasmine Thomas

The Connecticut Sun re-signed veteran point guard Jasmine Thomas. Terms of the multi-year deal were not released. “We are excited that Jasmine has signed a multi-year contract with the Sun,” said head coach and general…

WNBA 2017: Core players, reserved players, restricted free agents and unrestricted free agents

The list of core players, reserved players, restricted free agents and unrestricted free agents that were on team rosters at the end of the 2016 season. Core Players The Core designation gives that team exclusive negotiating…

Connecticut Sun forward Chiney Ogwumike undergoes successful Achilles surgery

Connecticut Sun forward Chiney Ogwumike underwent successful Achilles surgery Wednesday on her left tendon at Houston Methodist Orthopedics and Sports Medicine. Her timetable six to nine months. “Battle scars come with the territory,” said Ogwumike,…

The 2017 WNBA season tips off Saturday, May 13, 2017

The 2017 WNBA season tips off Saturday, May 13, 2017

The WNBA will tip off its 21st season on Saturday, May 13, 2017, with three games, highlighted by the defending WNBA champion Los Angeles Sparks hosting the Seattle Storm at 5 p.m. ET on ESPN.…

Amber Cox named Vice President of the Connecticut Sun and New England Black Wolves

From Mohegan Sun: Mohegan Sun announced today that Amber Cox has been named Vice President of the Connecticut Sun and New England Black Wolves. She will be responsible for the overall operation of both franchises.…

Connecticut Sun rookie forward Morgan Tuck will undergo season-ending knee surgery

From the Sun: Connecticut Sun rookie forward Morgan Tuck will undergo season-ending surgery to repair a cartilage tear in her left knee suffered during a loss to the Atlanta Dream at Philips Arena on Sunday.…

Connecticut Sun exec Chris Sienko to resign, effective end of September

Chris Sienko announced today he will step down from his position as vice president, general manager and COO of the Connecticut Sun at the end of September. Release from the Sun: “This has been an…

WNBA President Lisa Borders issues another statement on player activism, league rescinds fines

WNBA President Lisa Borders issues another statement on player activism, league rescinds fines

https://www.instagram.com/p/BIONc0Ah4em/?taken-by=tina31charles The uproar over fines assessed to WNBA players due to their activism gathered momentum this week as the athletes, fans and media piled criticism on the league for its actions. As a result, league president…

Connecticut Sun: Rookie guard Rachel Banham undergoes season-ending micro-fracture surgery

From the team: Rookie guard Rachel Banham had season-ending micro-fracture surgery on her right knee Friday at the Constitution Surgery Center in Waterford. Rehabilitation from the surgery, performed by team orthopedist Ammar Anbari, is between…

2016 WNBA Season: Statistical leaders from opening weekend

G=games played MIN=minutes played MPG=minutes per game FGM=field goals made FGA=field goals attempted FG%=field goal percentage 3PM=three points made Points Per Game PLAYER G MIN FGM FGA FG% PTS Candace Parker 1 32.0 12.0 20.0…

WNBA: Rosters for opening weekend of 2016 season

WNBA: Rosters for opening weekend of 2016 season

Recent WNBA Transactions WNBA Preseason Schedule WNBA Draft Results 2016 WNBA Key Dates Eastern Conference Atlanta Dream NUM PLAYER POS HEIGHT EXP FROM 10 Matee Ajavon G 5-8 8 RUTGERS/US 11 Cierra Burdick F 6-2…

#ThePostUp Podcast 5/13/16: Analysts Christy Winters-Scott and Cindy Brunson preview the WNBA season

[display_podcast] Click here to subscribe to the podcast with your feed reader or podcast app. Also available on iTunes and Google Play Music. Taped Wednesday, May 11, 2016 This week’s podcast features respected basketball analysts Christy Winters-Scott and…

Detailed Notes from the 2016 WNBA Draft: History made, surprise trades, the Pac-12 seven and Canada on the rise

Captain Obvious and a UConn Sweep #1: Seattle Storm select Breanna Stewart (UConn) #WNBADraft pic.twitter.com/sAjKeCcWBz — Hoopfeed.com ? (@hoopfeed) April 14, 2016 The 2016 WNBA Draft took place Thursday night and no one was surprised…

2016 WNBA Draft Results and Social Media Recap

Draft Results || Social Media Recap First Round PICK TEAM PLAYER SCHOOL POSITION 1 SEATTLE STORM Breanna Stewart CONNECTICUT CENTER 2 SAN ANTONIO STARS Moriah Jefferson CONNECTICUT GUARD 3 CONNECTICUT SUN Morgan Tuck CONNECTICUT FORWARD…

Dishin & Swishin 2/25/16 Podcast: Moriah Jefferson ready to join the Huskies of Honor, but what comes next?

Dishin & Swishin 2/25/16 Podcast: Moriah Jefferson ready to join the Huskies of Honor, but what comes next?

Dishin & Swishin interview in 2012 with a freshman Moriah Jefferson. [display_podcast] Click here to subscribe to the podcast with your feed reader or podcast app: j.mp/dishinpodcast. Available on iTunes, Google Play Music Podcasts, Player FM, Acast (iOS, Android) and Podcast…

Connecticut Sun signs forward/center Aneika Henry to a two-year contract

From the Sun: The Connecticut Sun has signed former Atlanta Dream forward/center Aneika Henry to a two-year contract. Per team policy, terms were not released. The 6-foot-4 Henry appeared in 131 regular season games with…

Dishin & Swishin 2/18/16 Podcast: Discussing WNBA Mock Drafts with Howard Megdal

[display_podcast] Click here to subscribe to the podcast with your feed reader or podcast app: j.mp/dishinpodcast. Available on iTunes, Google Play Music Podcasts, Player FM, Acast (iOS, Android) and Podcast Addict (Android). For years, fans of the NFL and NBA have been…

Connecticut Sun sign Jennifer O’Neill to a training camp contract

The Connecticut Sun announced today it has signed Jennifer O’Neill to a training camp contract. Per team policy, terms were not released. A 5-foot-5 guard who averaged 14.4 points as a senior at Kentucky, O’Neill…

Connecticut Sun sign Shekinna Stricklen to a new two-year contract

The Connecticut Sun signed Shekinna Stricklen to a new two-year contract. Per team policy, terms were not released. From the team: “Shekinna is a talented guard that is a proven three-point threat in the WNBA,”…

Dishin & Swishin 02/04/16 Podcast: Talking with ESPN’s Mechelle Voepel about the latest in NCAA and WNBA news

[display_podcast] Click here to subscribe to the podcast with your feed reader or podcast app: j.mp/dishinpodcast. Available on iTunes, Google Play Music Podcasts, Player FM, Acast (iOS, Android) and Podcast Addict (Android). Every now and then it is nice to just…

Connecticut Sun head coach Curt Miller adds veteran WNBA assistant coach Steve Smith to staff

Sun release: Connecticut Sun head coach Curt Miller has hired veteran WNBA assistant coach Steve Smith to his staff. “This is an amazing opportunity, and I cannot wait to get started,” said Smith, an assistant…

Dishin & Swishin in the year 2015: Looking back at the year in Women’s Basketball

Dishin & Swishin in the year 2015: Looking back at the year in Women’s Basketball

As we say goodbye to another calendar year and make resolutions for 2016, it seems like a good time to look back at what made 2015 a great year for women’s basketball. It was also…