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After sitting out 2016, Brazilian forward Damiris Dantas returns to Atlanta Dream

From the Dream: After sitting out the 2016 WNBA season to participate in the Rio Olympics for Team Brazil, forward Damiris Dantas will return to compete for the Atlanta Dream, the team announced Thursday. “It is great to have Damiris…

Angel McCoughtry to take time off during 2017 WNBA season

Angel McCoughtry to take time off during 2017 WNBA season

Atlanta Dream star forward Angel McCoughtry announced that she is going to “take time off” during the 2017 WNBA season to rest according to a letter published on the franchise’s website Wednesday. McCoughtry, a two-time gold medalist and an eight-year veteran,…

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 times following today’s victory and…

Atlanta stages late comeback to defeat Los Angeles, 76-72

Box score The Atlanta Dream (7-8) overcame a fourth quarter 11-point deficit to defeat the Los Angeles Sparks, 76-72, Thursday afternoon at the Staples Center. Both teams came into the game at the bottom of their respective conferences. Led by…

New York topples Atlanta, rookie Brittany Boyd becomes a “fan favorite”

New York topples Atlanta, rookie Brittany Boyd becomes a “fan favorite”

Yes, I'm biased, but that was one heck of a Pro debut. @adifferent1five pic.twitter.com/r4CS9xEyMP — Lindsay Gottlieb (@CalCoachG) June 6, 2015 Final 1 2 3 4 TOT Dream 21 17 21 14 73 Liberty 30 21 16 15 82 Officials: #38…

Despite blowout win, end of Connecticut Sun season leaves coach Donovan feeling empty

Despite blowout win, end of Connecticut Sun season leaves coach Donovan feeling empty

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – The Connecticut Sun capped their 2014 WNBA season with an 84-55 blowout of Eastern conference first place Atlanta Dream before a crowd of 7,689 on Fan Appreciation Night. Still, disappointment in the team’s 13-21 final record was…

Atlanta Dream coach Michael Cooper to take short medical leave to receive treatment for early stage tongue cancer

From the Dream: The Atlanta Dream announced today that head coach Michael Cooper has been diagnosed with early stage tongue cancer, and will take a temporary leave of absence from the team. Cooper will undergo a surgical procedure this week at…

Mid-season veteran trade: Swin Cash headed to New York; DeLisha Milton-Jones goes to Atlanta

DeLisha Milton-Jones Years Pro: 15 2014 Regular Season PPG 5.9 RPG 2.5 APG 1.1 EFF +5.11 Swin Cash Years Pro: 12 2014 Regular Season PPG 1.5 RPG 0.9 APG 0.7 EFF +0.47 Complete stats from the last three games In…

Dishin & Swishin 6/27/14 Podcast: Can Michael Cooper take Atlanta to that elusive WNBA title?

Dishin & Swishin 6/27/14 Podcast: Can Michael Cooper take Atlanta to that elusive WNBA title?

[display_podcast] A bonus podcast for you this week! Yesterday we talked about the viral #Chillin4Charity movement, so today, we are going to take you back on the court for some WNBA conversation. The Atlanta Dream reached the WNBA finals for…

Dishin & Swishin 01/30/14 Podcast: Angela Taylor hopes to help lead Atlanta to a WNBA championship

Dishin & Swishin 01/30/14 Podcast: Angela Taylor hopes to help lead Atlanta to a WNBA championship

[display_podcast] It is not very often in the world of professional sports that there is a job opening for either the head coaching position or the general manager job when the franchise has been to the championship game or series…

USC coach Michael Cooper resigns: “This program has to move forward.”

From USC: USC women’s basketball coach Michael Cooper has resigned from his position, Trojan athletic director Pat Haden announced. A national search will be conducted for Cooper’s replacement. The Women of Troy went 11-20 this season and finished seventh in the Pac-12…

USC comes out on top against crosstown rival UCLA, 66-54, McGee sisters honored

USC comes out on top against crosstown rival UCLA, 66-54, McGee sisters honored

LOS ANGELES – The USC Trojans beat the UCLA Bruins 66-54 Sunday, sweeping their crosstown rivals this season and breaking a fourth-place tie in the Pac-12 standings with them to take the spot. The game was a sloppy affair on…

USC:  Gemelos injury is team rallying point, star guard inspires her team even after injury

USC: Gemelos injury is team rallying point, star guard inspires her team even after injury

LOS ANGELES – At a recent practice, the USC Trojans were working a routine scrimmage with their usual intensity when freshman forward Alexyz Vaioletama came down from a rebound and landed hard on her foot under the basket. After two…

USC overcomes jitters in home opener to defeat Fresno State

USC overcomes jitters in home opener to defeat Fresno State

LOS ANGELES - The USC Trojans overcame a lethargic start Friday to upend the Fresno State Bulldogs, 65-57, in the season opener for both teams. Jacki Gemelos had 18 points and 10 rebounds for the Trojans, while Briana Gilbreath and…

USC Trojans ready for a tough schedule that includes Texas A&M and Notre Dame

LOS ANGELES – It was late September, but it could have been late February the way the USC Trojans were going at it in a brief practice. They swarmed each other on defense in a four-on-four offensive run; they attacked…

Michael Cooper teaches USC women that basketball “is a thinking player’s game”

Two things about USC practices stand out right away: they are spirited, and they are technical. Players are called from their warm-up shooting into a circle, where they clap in unison. Coach Michael Cooper gives them the focus for the…

Anne Donovan leaving New York Liberty to coach Seton Hall

Hall of Famer Anne Donovan, coach of the WNBA New York Liberty, is set to take over at Seton Hall. The hiring was first reported by  The Record of Hackensack on its website Sunday night. Just a few hours after…

Silver Stars Boost Postseason Chances With Win Over Sparks

SAN ANTONIO – The San Antonio Silver Stars denied the Los Angeles Sparks the opportunity to lock down a playoff berth Saturday night with an 89-72 victory over their long-time rivals at the AT&T Center before a crowd of 8,631.…

Sparks Win in San Antonio For the First Time Since 2006

SAN ANTONIO – The Los Angeles Sparks ended a three-year drought in San Antonio Friday night with a 67-66 overtime win over the Silver Stars before a crowd of 9,540. The Sparks’ previous victory at the AT&T center took place…