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Dishin & Swishin 12/26/15 Podcast: Sun choose Curt Miller to help franchise seek elusive WNBA title

Dishin & Swishin 12/26/15 Podcast: Sun choose Curt Miller to help franchise seek elusive WNBA title

[display_podcast] Click here to subscribe to the podcast with your feed reader or podcast app: j.mp/dishinpodcast. Available on iTunes, Player FM, Acast (iOS, Android) and Podcast Addict (Android). All the Connecticut Sun want for Christmas is a WNBA championship. After an extensive…

Curt Miller officially introduced as Connecticut Sun head coach

Curt Miller was introduced as the new head coach of the Connecticut Sun during a press conference Thursday morning at Mohegan Sun’s Cabaret Theatre. His contract length is two years with a team option for a third…

Dishin & Swishin 10/08/15 Podcast: Taj McWilliams-Franklin transitions from WNBA legend to Division II head coach

Dishin & Swishin 10/08/15 Podcast: Taj McWilliams-Franklin transitions from WNBA legend to Division II head coach

[display_podcast] Click here to subscribe to the podcast with your feed reader or podcast app: j.mp/dishinpodcast. Available on iTunes, Player FM, Acast (iOS, Android) and Podcast Addict (Android). Taj McWilliams-Franklin has played basketball for twenty-five franchises, in twelve countries, over twenty-one…

Sun’s Kelsey Bone named 2015 WNBA Most Improved Player

Sun’s Kelsey Bone named 2015 WNBA Most Improved Player

Connecticut Sun center/forward Kelsey Bone is the winner of the 2015 WNBA Most Improved Player. Bone received 14 of 39 votes from a panel of national and local sportswriters and broadcasters. Indiana Fever guard Shenise…

Seattle wins the 2015 WNBA draft lottery

The odds played out to perfection as the Seattle Storm won the 2015 draft lottery and will have the No. 1 pick in next spring’s draft. Team odds were based on the cumulative records of the…

Draft lottery moved to halftime of Western conference finals game one

The 2016 WNBA draft lottery will be televised live on ESPN2 on Thursday, Sept. 24.  The telecast, hosted by anchor Matt Barrie, will air during halftime of Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals featuring…

Dishin & Swishin 9/17/15 Podcast: Breaking down the conference semifinals with Lin Dunn and  Chiney Ogwumike

Dishin & Swishin 9/17/15 Podcast: Breaking down the conference semifinals with Lin Dunn and Chiney Ogwumike

[display_podcast] Click here to subscribe to the podcast with your feed reader or podcast app: j.mp/dishinpodcast. Available on iTunes, Player FM, Acast (iOS, Android) and Podcast Addict (Android). The roundtable discussions are some of the most popular and listened to shows…

Fans show love for Sun as franchise ends injury-plagued season with win over playoff-bound Sky

Fans show love for Sun as franchise ends injury-plagued season with win over playoff-bound Sky

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – Kelsey Bone did not let the Connecticut Sun (15-19) regular season end in a disappointing loss. Before their largest home crowd of the season, a season high 8,049 fans, Bone, the brightest…

Countdown to the playoffs: WNBA results for 8/30/15

[Current standings] Tulsa Shock 76, Indiana Fever 70 Attendance: 4,512 Tulsa Odyssey Sims 30 points, 5 assists Karima Christmas 18 points, 4 rebounds Plenette Pierson 11 points Indiana Tamika Catchings 22 points, 13 rebounds By…

Leilani Mitchell’s buzzer-beating trey douses the Sun in 81-80 Mercury win

Leilani Mitchell’s buzzer-beating trey douses the Sun in 81-80 Mercury win

Phoenix Mercury guard Leilani Mitchell dashed the Connecticut Sun’s dreams of breaking out a slump when she nailed a three-point shot with 0.3 seconds left in the game to catapult her team over their East…

Lyttle leads Atlanta over Sun, 71-57, Dream keeps playoff hopes alive, Milton-Jones hits career mark

Lyttle leads Atlanta over Sun, 71-57, Dream keeps playoff hopes alive, Milton-Jones hits career mark

Fresh off of a record-breaking outing at Connecticut on Sunday, the Atlanta Dream (11-16) returned home to defeat their New England opponents at Philips Arena, 71-57, Tuesday afternoon. The Dream beat the Sun three straight…

A summary of Atlanta’s record-breaking game vs. Connecticut on Sunday

A summary of Atlanta’s record-breaking game vs. Connecticut on Sunday

Below is a list of WNBA records broken, tied or among top two accomplished by the Atlanta Dream (10-16) in their 102-92 victory at the Connecticut Sun (12-14) on Sunday. Notes || Dream quotes about the game…

Gray and McCoughtry lead Dream in putting out Sun, 90-77

Gray and McCoughtry lead Dream in putting out Sun, 90-77

Led by a breakout performance from rookie forward Reshanda Gray off the bench, the Atlanta Dream (9-15) defeated the Connecticut Sun (12-12) for the first time in three meetings this season Sunday afternoon. The 90-77…

Charles and Prince lead first place New York to 90-78 win over depleted Connecticut

Charles and Prince lead first place New York to 90-78 win over depleted Connecticut

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – Tina Charles poured in a season-high 31 points and Epiphanny Prince stuffed the stat sheet with 23 points, seven rebounds, six assists and six steals, as first-place New York (16-6) defeated Connecticut 90-78…

Dishin & Swishin 8/13/15 Podcast: Kelsey Bone steps up in a big way for the Sun

Dishin & Swishin 8/13/15 Podcast: Kelsey Bone steps up in a big way for the Sun

[display_podcast] Click here to subscribe to the podcast with your feed reader or podcast app: j.mp/dishinpodcast. Available on iTunes, Player FM, Acast (iOS, Android) and Podcast Addict (Android). The Connecticut Sun are not in the Eastern Conference playoffs as of today,…

Bone helps Sun stay in playoff hunt, Connecticut defeats Tulsa 80-74

Bone helps Sun stay in playoff hunt, Connecticut defeats Tulsa 80-74

The Connecticut Sun(12-10) defeated the Tulsa Shock (10-14) Wednesday night 80-74 at Mohegan Sun Arena. Connecticut increased its home winning streak to a season-high four games. The Shock are on a 10-game skid. Connecticut is now…

Alex Bentley’s career-high 31 points helps Sun trump Mystics, 86-72

Alex Bentley’s career-high 31 points helps Sun trump Mystics, 86-72

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – Alex Bentley scored a career-high 31 points, including ten in the first quarter and eleven in the fourth quarter, to lead the Connecticut Sun (11-9) past the Washington Mystics,86-72, Friday night at Mohegan…

Dishin & Swishin 08/06/15 Podcast: WNBA newcomers include surprising Rookie of the Year frontrunners

Dishin & Swishin 08/06/15 Podcast: WNBA newcomers include surprising Rookie of the Year frontrunners

[display_podcast] Click here to subscribe to the podcast with your feed reader or podcast app: j.mp/dishinpodcast. Available on iTunes, Player FM, Acast (iOS, Android) and Podcast Addict (Android). WNBA fans are spoiled when it comes to rookie. Check out this list…

Kelsey Bone dominates the paint as Sun roll over Stars, 82-51; Donovan wins 200th

Kelsey Bone dominates the paint as Sun roll over Stars, 82-51; Donovan wins 200th

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – Kelsey Bone scored 17 points and pulled down ten rebounds as the Connecticut Sun (10-9) dominated the paint, and the defense held their opponent to a season low 51 points, handily defeating…

Stricklen and Sun bench lead Connecticut to last second 67-66 win over Seattle

Stricklen and Sun bench lead Connecticut to last second 67-66 win over Seattle

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – The Connecticut Sun defeated the Seattle Storm 67-66 before a crowd of 6,157 at Mohegan Sun Arena. Shekinna Stricklen scored 15 points, including a three-pointer to pull Connecticut within one as well…

Catchings passes Taurasi on all-time list, hits game winner as Fever beat Sun 75-73 in OT

Catchings passes Taurasi on all-time list, hits game winner as Fever beat Sun 75-73 in OT

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – In a road win over Connecticut Tuesday night, Indiana Fever star Tamika Catchings’ first basket of the game moved her past Diana Taurasi into second place on the WNBA all-time scoring list.…

Eastern Conference team-by-team midseason review: A close race but blockbuster trade may shake things up

Eastern Conference team-by-team midseason review: A close race but blockbuster trade may shake things up

WNBA statistical leaders Team W L PCT GB CONF HOME ROAD L-10 STREAK New York Liberty 12 5 0.706 0 6-4 6-2 6-3 8-2 W 5 Chicago Sky 11 6 0.647 1 8-4 7-1 4-5…

Connecticut Sun teammates Bone and Bentley share All-Star experience in front of home crowd

Hanging out at #WNBAAllStar with @kelseybone3 pic.twitter.com/pQgA2GPLWV — WNBA (@WNBA) July 24, 2015 UNCASVILLE, Conn. – With injuries to Chiney Ogwumike and Alison Hightower plus retirement from Katie Douglas, it did not take the most cynical of…

Kiah Stokes has a record-setting block party in Liberty win over the Sun, 64-57

Box score The New York Liberty (9-5) defeated the Connecticut Sun 64-57 on Thursday night at Madison Square Garden to move into a tie for first place in the Eastern Conference. The win was punctuated…

Frontier Communications becomes marquee sponsor of Connecticut Sun

From the team: The Connecticut Sun announced today it has reached a multi-year agreement with Frontier Communications, making them the marquee sponsor of the state’s only major professional sports franchise, the Connecticut Sun. This partnership…