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Dishin & Swishin 07/29/15 Podcast: With Big Syl, the pressure is on the Lynx, and Maya Moore would not have it any other way

Dishin & Swishin 07/29/15 Podcast: With Big Syl, the pressure is on the Lynx, and Maya Moore would not have it any other way

[display_podcast] What a week to be Maya Moore! First, she drops 30 points in the All-Star game including eight in a row to lead the West to victory, earning Most Valuable Player. Follow that with the dropping of the first…

Dishin & Swishin 7/02/15 Podcast: Cheryl Reeve & the Minnesota Lynx chasing third WNBA title

Dishin & Swishin 7/02/15 Podcast: Cheryl Reeve & the Minnesota Lynx chasing third 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). As the Grateful Dead head to Chicago to celebrate their 50th anniversary this weekend, it only seems fitting…

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…

Despite changes in the Eastern Conference, Connecticut Sun show confidence at Media Day

Despite changes in the Eastern Conference, Connecticut Sun show confidence at Media Day

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – Former head coach Mike Thibault is in Washington and All-Star and USA national team player Asjha Jones is at home. Bill Laimbeer is trying to recapture Detroit Shock glory in New York, Elena Delle Donne is in…

So how accurate was Lin Dunn in predicting how the Fever would beat the Sun?

So how accurate was Lin Dunn in predicting how the Fever would beat the Sun?

It was just last Friday that the Connecticut Sun defeated the Indiana Fever, 76-64 to give the Sun a one game to none advantage in the WNBA Eastern Conference finals. After the game, Fever coach Lin Dunn issued the following…

Sun look to close out series on the road, Fever aim to regain poise and composure

Sun look to close out series on the road, Fever aim to regain poise and composure

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – Connecticut Sun coach Mike Thibault could not be happy with the way the first game of the Eastern Conference finals began for his team. Having watched the Los Angeles Sparks start slowly the night before against Minnesota…

Sentimentality does not win a playoff series: A look at the Eastern Conference finals

Sentimentality does not win a playoff series: A look at the Eastern Conference finals

Game 1: Indiana at Connecticut Fri, Oct. 5, 8 ET, ESPN2 Game 2: Connecticut at Indiana Mon. Oct. 8, 8 ET, ESPN2 Game 3*: Indiana at Connecticut Thu, Oct. 11, 8:30 ET, ESPN2 * if necessary If you took a…

Sun celebrates awards early, has to hold on late, to take game one of Eastern Conference semifinals

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – The day at Mohegan Sun started with three awards and a special announcement. Pregame, the league honored Tina Charles with the 2012 WNBA Most Valuable Player award, Kara Lawson the Kim Perrot Sporsmanship award, and Renee Montgomery…

Sun celebrate the past, look to the future as they defeat Fever 73-67

Sun celebrate the past, look to the future as they defeat Fever 73-67

UNCASVILLE, Conn. — The Sun celebrated ten years of WNBA basketball in the state of Connecticut with the pre-game announcement of the team’s All-Decade team selections. Then came the tipoff, and the Sun looked toward the future and a possible…

Connecticut Sun announces All-Decade Team

The Connecticut Sun announced its All-Decade Team prior to defeating the Indiana Fever, 73-67, on Wednesday night at Mohegan Sun Arena. The unveiling of the team was part of a season-long celebration of its 10th anniversary. Fans voted online for…

Sun bounce back versus Liberty, avenge Thursday night loss, 85-74

Sun bounce back versus Liberty, avenge Thursday night loss, 85-74

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – The Connecticut Sun started the post-Olympic portion of their schedule sputtering, dropping their opener to the New York Liberty Thursday night, 79-66. At home Saturday night, TIna Charles, Allison Hightower and Kara Lawson were not going to…

Olympic effort by Jones leads Sun past Mystics, 85-73

Olympic effort by Jones leads Sun past Mystics, 85-73

Before the game, the Connecticut Sun turned Tina Charles into a bobble head. During the game, Jones and fellow Olympian Asjha Jones continued their team’s domination of the Washington Mystics. If Connecticut wanted to erase the bad taste of their…

Camille rising: Little makes herself a factor in Storm defeat of Sun in overtime

Camille rising: Little makes herself a factor in Storm defeat of Sun in overtime

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – Camille Little was on the court shooting jump shots with assistant coach Jenny Boucek for about forty-five minutes prior to Sunday’s Seattle Storm road game at Mohegan Sun Arena against the Connecticut Sun. The Storm were coming…

Mistie Mims and the Connecticut Sun: A perfect fit

Mistie Mims and the Connecticut Sun: A perfect fit

As successful as the franchise has been, you may have to go back to Brooke Wyckoff to find a backup post that was a strong contributor to the success of the Connecticut Sun. Scanning the list of those suggested for…

Weekend sweep gives Connecticut Sun reason for optimism

Weekend sweep gives Connecticut Sun reason for optimism

If those that made the Connecticut Sun a preseason divisional favorite were looking for reassurance, the team gave them plenty of reasons to be upbeat after an opening weekend home-and-home sweep of their division rival the New York Liberty. After…

Dishin & Swishin 05-03-12 Podcast: The Connecticut Sun look to improve with their core from last year

Dishin & Swishin 05-03-12 Podcast: The Connecticut Sun look to improve with their core from last year

One of the hardest things to do in building a WNBA team is to have the faith in your beliefs and courage of your convictions and not change what you thought would work last year. Like a good college program,…

Dishin & Swishin October 13, 2011 Podcast: Chasing the Dream – Mike Thibault and Pokey Chatman Discuss Their Teams

Pokey Chatman and the Chicago Sky [display_podcast] The WNBA season is in the books and the Minnesota Lynx completed their impressive run with a sweep of the Atlanta Dream in the WNBA finals. For the second straight year, Marynell Meadors’…

Day 4 of NBA All-Star Week: The sun comes out and WNBA players continue making the rounds

DALLAS—The sun made an appearance Saturday after a few days of being missing in action during a week of rare, snowy weather. Fans came out in droves for the day’s Jam Session and partygoers kept the city hopping during the…

WNBA All-Stars kick off the weekend with community service activities

  Asjha Jones cuts the ceremonial red ribbon during the court unveiling. WNBA All-Star weekend festivities kicked off this morning with a court dedication ceremony and a basketball clinic led by players and Sun head coach Mike Thibault. Former Stanford…