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A night of milestones for Tamika Catchings as Indiana Fever tops Connecticut Sun, 92-84

A night of milestones for Tamika Catchings as Indiana Fever tops Connecticut Sun, 92-84

Indiana (4-6) ended Connecticut’s seven-game win streak with a 92-84 road victory at Mohegan Sun Tuesday night. The  Fever’s Tamika Catchings reached two major milestones during the game as she grabbed her 3000th rebound and played in her 400th game.…

Connecticut overcomes deficit to defeat Los Angeles, 80-76 in overtime, wins seventh in a row

Connecticut overcomes deficit to defeat Los Angeles, 80-76 in overtime, wins seventh in a row

Box Score || By the Numbers UNCASVILLE, Conn. – The Connecticut Sun continued their comeback success Friday night, defeating the Los Angeles Sparks 80-76 in overtime to raise their record to 7-1, the franchise’s best start since going 8-1 in…

Dishin & Swishin 6/25/15 Podcast: Veteran Plenette Pierson making a difference in surging Tulsa

Dishin & Swishin 6/25/15 Podcast: Veteran Plenette Pierson making a difference in surging Tulsa

[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). Youth must be served is a quote often used to describe the determination, the drive, the passion young…

Strong third quarter pushes Sun past Sparks, 76-68

Strong third quarter pushes Sun past Sparks, 76-68

LOS ANGELES – Connecticut (6-1) ended a three-game West Coast road trip with a hard-fought 76-68 win over injury-plagued Los Angeles (0-4) at the Staples Center Sunday afternoon in front of a crowd that included Sparks owner Magic Johnson. Led…

Dishin & Swishin 6/18/15 Podcast: Are the Connecticut Sun the best story of the early WNBA season?

Dishin & Swishin 6/18/15 Podcast: Are the Connecticut Sun the best story of the early WNBA season?

[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). They heard the pundits. They heard the experts saying there was no way the Connecticut Sun would contend…

Connecticut Sun use defense, matchups to defeat Chicago Sky 67-65, move to 2-1 on the season

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – The Connecticut Sun used an aggressive defense to hold the Chicago Sky to 65 points, 29 points less than their season average, en route to a 67-65 victory before a disappointing crowd of 4,523 at Mohegan Sun…

Dishin & Swishin 6/11/15 Podcast: Laurel Richie presides over #SummerHoops as the WNBA season kicks off

Dishin & Swishin 6/11/15 Podcast: Laurel Richie presides over #SummerHoops as the WNBA season kicks off

[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). Laurel J. Richie became the president of the WNBA on On April 11, 2011 succeeding Donna Orender in…

Stefanie Dolson shines as Mystics open the season with 73-68 victory over Connecticut

Stefanie Dolson shines as Mystics open the season with 73-68 victory over Connecticut

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – Former UConn Husky Stefanie Dolson received a loud ovation from the Connecticut Sun faithful, then sent the Sun fans home disappointed after she earned career highs in points and rebounds in leading her Washington Mystics to an opening…

2015 WNBA Season: Opening Night Results

Attendance leader: Phoenix (11,789) Final 1 2 3 4 TOT Mystics 18 26 13 16 73 Sun 24 16 13 15 68 Officials: #8 Daryl Humphrey, #39 Michael Price, #57 Donald Hudson Attendance: 5,846 Points in the Paint: Mystics 24, Sun 34 Second Chance Points: Mystics 18, Sun 16 Fastbreak…

Opening night rosters for the 2015 WNBA season

Atlanta NUM PLAYER POS HEIGHT WEIGHT 10 Matee Ajavon G 5-8 160 31 Nadia Colhado C 6-4 196 14 Erika de Souza F-C 6-5 190 15 Tiffany Hayes G 5-10 155 13 Aneika Henry F-C 6-4 192 5 Roneeka Hodges…

Dishin & Swishin 6/04/15 Podcast: The roundtable looks at the 2015 WNBA season

Dishin & Swishin 6/04/15 Podcast: The roundtable looks at the 2015 WNBA season

[display_podcast] Finally, the WNBA regular season has arrived! It begins Friday with a slate of five games so sign up for WNBA Live Access (still one of the best deals out there) to watch the games streamed live and enjoy.…

Nike signs top four WNBA draft picks: Loyd, Zahui B., Mosqueda-Lewis, Williams

With the WNBA training camps in full swing, Nike announced the signing of the top four draft picks in last month’s draft: Jewell Loyd (Seattle), Amanda Zahui Bazoukou (Tulsa), Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis (Seattle) and Elizabeth Williams (Connecticut). “To represent Nike Basketball is a…

Dishin & Swishin 5/14/15 Podcast: Mechelle Voepel on the issues surrounding the WNBA season

Dishin & Swishin 5/14/15 Podcast: Mechelle Voepel on the issues surrounding the WNBA season

[display_podcast] A big part of what makes an enjoyable podcast is the feeling that you are just listening in on a conversation between two people shooting the breeze. That is what you get this week when Mechelle Voepel and David…

Connecticut Sun trade rights to Asjha Jones, Lynx’s Janel McCarville to sit out

The Connecticut Sun traded exclusive negotiating rights to Asjha Jones to the Minnesota Lynx in exchange for a second round pick in the 2016 WNBA Draft. Meanwhile, Lynx center Janel McCarville informed the team that she will not play this…

Dishin & Swishin 5/8/15 Podcast: Katie Douglas looks back at her career, NCAA basketball and the WNBA

Dishin & Swishin 5/8/15 Podcast: Katie Douglas looks back at her career, NCAA basketball and the WNBA

[display_podcast] Yesterday, Katie Douglas celebrated her birthday (her 36th, happy birthday!). For the first time in 14 years she did not celebrate by getting ready for the start of the WNBA season. Last week, Douglas announced her retirement, her back…

2015 WNBA draft results: Seattle tabs Jewell Loyd as No. 1 pick

2015 WNBA draft results: Seattle tabs Jewell Loyd as No. 1 pick

The Seattle Storm selected Notre Dame’s Jewell Loyd as the No. 1 overall pick in the 2015 WNBA draft Thursday evening. Loyd became the first top pick in Fighting Irish history. “I finally beat Skylar at something!,” joked Loyd referring…

Complete list of top 2015 WNBA draft prospects

Complete list of top 2015 WNBA draft prospects

The 2015 WNBA draft takes place Thursday, April 16, at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn. ESPN2 will televise the first round beginning at 7 p.m. ET, and ESPN3 will air the second and third rounds starting at 8 p.m.…

Dishin & Swishin 4/15/15 Podcast: Chiney Ogwumike reflects on the Draft Experience & first year in the WNBA

Dishin & Swishin 4/15/15 Podcast: Chiney Ogwumike reflects on the Draft Experience & first year in the WNBA

[display_podcast] College prospects invited to attend the draftApril 16 7 p.m. ET Draft first round Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, Conn. ESPN2/WatchESPN 8 p.m. ET Second and third rounds ESPN3/WatchESPN On Thursday night the pro basketball destiny of 36 young women…

Dishin & Swishin 2/26/15 Podcast: Maryland & Florida State roll with the changes, eye top seeds

Dishin & Swishin 2/26/15 Podcast: Maryland & Florida State roll with the changes, eye top seeds

[display_podcast] Coming into the 2014-15 women’s basketball season, both Maryland and Florida State faced the difficult question, who would replace their WNBA lottery pick stars, who they relied on so heavily last year? Maryland’s Alyssa Thomas summered in Connecticut with…

Dishin & Swishin 2/12/15 Podcast:  Katie Douglas on joining Purdue’s elite, Connecticut rebuilding

Dishin & Swishin 2/12/15 Podcast: Katie Douglas on joining Purdue’s elite, Connecticut rebuilding

[display_podcast] After a hiatus for the early part of 2015, the Dishin & Swishin podcasts are back on Hoopfeed, and we must say it is good to be back! There is so much going on in the women’s basketball world, with…

Connecticut Sun forward Chiney Ogwumike undergoes knee surgery

From the Sun: Connecticut Sun forward Chiney Ogwumike underwent successful microfracture knee surgery today. She is expected to have a full recovery after an extended rehabilitation period of approximately six months. Dr. Walter Lowe, renowned orthopedic surgeon and team doctor…

KFC Yum! Center in Louisville to host a doubleheader of WNBA preseason contests

From the Dream: The Atlanta Dream announced today that it will host the 2015 Atlanta Dream Classic at KFC Yum! Center on May 23 in Louisville, Ky., to open its preseason schedule. The event, which will feature a doubleheader of…

Nneka and Chiney Ogwumike launch a YouTube channel: Team Ogwumike

Nneka and Chiney Ogwumike launch a YouTube channel: Team Ogwumike

Even though WNBA stars and Stanford graduates Nneka and Chiney Ogwumike are playing overseas at the moment, they are still connected and have launched a YouTube channel. The back-to-back No. 1 WNBA draft picks and 2014 All-stars introduced “Team Ogwumike”…

USA Basketball women’s national team roster set for exhibition versus Canada

USA Basketball women’s national team roster set for exhibition versus Canada

From USA Basketball: Monday, September 15, 7 p.m. ET, Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport, Connecticut. TV: ESPN2. The roster for the 2014 USA Basketball Women’s National Team, which tipped-off training camp on Sept. 8 in Annapolis, Maryland, with 17 athletes,…

Chiney Ogwumike named 2014 WNBA Rookie of the Year, All-Rookie team announced

Chiney Ogwumike of the Connecticut Sun is the recipient of the 2014 WNBA Rookie of the Year, the WNBA announced today. Ogwumike received 23 votes from a national panel of 38 sportswriters and broadcasters who voted for the award. The…