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Saturday | Swish Appeal

2014 WNBA Draft recap: The big winners and great value drafts

Connecticut scored an trio of players at the top of their college position in the first round.


Related Topix: Tina Charles, Sandrine Gruda, Cappie Pondexter, Sidney Spencer, Sports, More Sports

Saturday |

North Portland hoarder apartment catches fire

"The extent of the fire wasn't the problem," said Portland Fire & Rescue spokesman Lt.


Related Topix: Portland Fire, Sports, More Sports

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Daily Herald

Sky coach optimistic surgery won't stop Fowles

Gatling, a 6-foot-5 rookie center out of North Carolina State, was selected by the Sky Monday with the 10th pick in the WNBA Draft.


Related Topix: Sylvia Fowles, Carolyn Swords, Sports, More Sports, Indiana Fever

Voodoo Five

Bullogosphere: Comings and Goings

USF women's basketball player Inga Orekhova was chosen in the 2nd round of the WNBA Draft by the Atlanta Dream.


Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Atlanta Dream, University of South Florida NCAA

UTC's Taylor Hall Gets WNBA Tryout

It began with a text close to midnight Monday from head coach Jim Foster. That was followed shortly by a phone call.


Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Seattle Storm, Alex Anderson, Crystal Langhorne

Thu Apr 17, 2014


Back in Black

With the beginning of the 2014 WNBA season right around the corner, the New York Liberty have a lot to look forward to: a return to Madison Square Garden, the recent acquisition of 2012 WNBA Most Valuable Player Tina Charles, and a new away uniform, one to generate nostalgia among those who have been fans since the team's inception.


Related Topix: Essence Carson, Sports, More Sports, New York Liberty

WECT-TV Wilmington

WNBA player comes back to Wilmington to coach kids clinic

WNBA player Tamera Young from the Chicago Sky came back to the Port City on Thursday to host a skills clinic for kids.


Related Topix: Tamera Young, Sports, More Sports, Chicago Sky

Swish Appeal

Diamond DeShields to transfer from UNC

Diamond DeShields has decided to transfer from UNC. It had been rumored for the past couple of weeks, but now it's official.


Related Topix: Sports, More Sports

Security Systems News

Brothers to do $250,000 upgrade at NBA practice facility

ELK RIVER, Minn.-Brother's Fire Protection, based here, received a $250,000 fire sprinkler renovation and upgrade contract for a new practice facility for the Minnesota Timberwolves and Minnesota Lynx, which are NBA and WNBA teams respectively.


Related Topix: Sports, Minnesota Timberwolves, NBA Basketball, More Sports, Minnesota Lynx

The Hartford Courant

Stefanie Dolson, Bria Hartley Get High Praise From New Coach, Mike Thibault

During his decade coaching the Connecticut Sun , Mike Thibault learned to appreciate the professional readiness of many UConn players on WNBA Draft day.


Related Topix: Tina Charles, Kara Lawson, Sports, More Sports, Connecticut Sun, NCAA Sports, NCAA Women's Basketball, University of Connecticut NCAA, Connecticut Huskies Women's Basketball, Crystal Langhorne, Monique Currie

Bussie to play for Lynx in WNBA

On Monday, the West Virginia womens' basketball star was selected by the Minnesota Lynx with the 15th overall pick in the WNBA draft.


Related Topix: Monica Wright, Seimone Augustus, Maya Moore, Sports, More Sports, Minnesota Lynx, NCAA Women's Basketball, West Virginia University NCAA, West Virginia Mountaineers Women's Basketball, NCAA Sports, Lsu Tigers Women's Basketball, Louisiana State University NCAA

Wed Apr 16, 2014

El Paso Times

UTEP women's basketball: Miners sign power forward

EL PASO TIMES Former UTEP basketball player Kayla Thornton talks about her invitation to attend the WNBA's Washington Mystics training camp beginning April 26. Wednesday represented a metaphorical changing of the guard for the UTEP women's basketball team, and a literal changing of the post.


Related Topix: Natasha Lacy, Sports, More Sports, Washington Mystics

WLBT-TV Jackson

Sun take Ogwumike with top pick in WNBA draft

Minutes after taking Chiney Ogwumike with the top pick in the WNBA draft Monday night, the Sun made a blockbuster deal to trade 2012 MVP Tina Charles to the New York Liberty.


Related Topix: Tina Charles, Sports, More Sports, New York Liberty

WDRB-TV Louisville

Shoni Schimmel talks about WNBA draft

LOUISVILLE - We're finally hearing what was going through Shoni Schimmel's mind the moment she was drafted into the WNBA.


Related Topix: Atlanta Dream, Sports, More Sports

Lynx put on 'tan,' deal Rodgers to Liberty

Free agent signing Tan White would likely spell Minnesota's primary guard rotation of Seimone Augustus, Lindsay Whalen and Monica Wright.


Related Topix: Monica Wright, Lindsay Whalen, Seimone Augustus, Rachel Jarry, Amber Harris, Sports, More Sports, Minnesota Lynx

Double G Sports

Liberty Trades for Charles, Serious About Championsha ip Run

Bill Laimbeer has two areas that are apparent about him. One, he believes in big players.


Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, New York Liberty, Tina Charles

Brittney Griner's memoir 'In My Skin' exposes homophobia at Baylor

Brittney Griner #42 of the Phoenix Mercury during Game Two of the WNBA semifinal playoffs against the Los Angeles Sparks at US Airways Center on September 21, 2013 in Phoenix, Arizona.


Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Phoenix Mercury, Los Angeles Sparks

The Baltimore Sun

Mystics swap former Maryland standouts in trade

The Washington Mystics acquired forward Tianna Hawkins and guard Bria Hartley from the Seattle Storm in exchange for forward Crystal Langhorne on Monday, the day of the WNBA draft.


Related Topix: Crystal Langhorne, Sports, More Sports, Washington Mystics, Maryland High School Basketball News, High School Basketball, NCAA Women's Basketball, University of Notre Dame NCAA, NCAA Sports, Notre Dame Fighting Irish Women's Basketball

Tue Apr 15, 2014


Kirby Burkholder Signs with Washington Mystics

Kirby Burkholder will have a chance to play at the next level, as the former JMU and Turner Ashby basketball star has signed a free agent contract with the Washington Mystics of the WNBA.


Related Topix: Meredith Alexis, Sports, More Sports, Washington Mystics, NCAA Sports, James Madison Dukes Women's Basketball, NCAA Women's Basketball, James Madison University NCAA


New York Liberty Reveal New Uniforms

The New York Liberty unveiled new uniforms during last night's WNBA Draft that the team will wear in the upcoming 2014 season when they return to the transformed Madison Square Garden.


Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, New York Liberty