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Tuesday Aug 26 | The Day

Ogwumike, Hartley added to U.S. women's basketball player pool

Connecticut Sun rookie Chiney Ogwumike and UConn graduate Bria Hartley, who just completed her rookie season with the Washington Mystics, were added Monday to the list of players competing for a roster spot on the USA Basketball Women's World Championship Team.

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Related Topix: Tina Charles, Sports, More Sports, WNBA Women's Basketball, Washington Mystics, Diana Taurasi, Summer Olympic, Maya Moore, Olympics, Sue Bird, Summer Olympics, Olympic Basketball

Thu Aug 21, 2014

TheDay.Com

Sun earn third, fourth picks in WNBA Draft Lottery

The Connecticut Sun received the third and fourth overall picks in 2015 during Thursday night's WNBA Draft Lottery in Secaucus, N.J. Connecticut had its first-round pick and the New York Liberty's, which the Sun acquired in April as part of a package for All-Star center Tina Charles.

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Related Topix: Tina Charles, Sports, More Sports, WNBA Women's Basketball

The Miami Herald

Storm win top pick in WNBA draft lottery

Secaucus, NJ - The Seattle Storm won the WNBA draft lottery Thursday and will have the No.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Seattle Storm, WNBA Women's Basketball, Tina Charles

Wed Aug 20, 2014

WNBA

Draft Lottery Presented by State Farm to Take Place Live on ESPN2 Aug. 21

The 2015 WNBA Draft Lottery presented by State Farm will be held in Secaucus, N.J., on Thursday, Aug. 21 and televised on ESPN2, the WNBA announced today.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Washington Mystics, WNBA Women's Basketball, Tina Charles, Tulsa Shock, Seattle Storm, New York Liberty

The Day

Sun will look to grow from their mistakes as they move forward into 2015 season

Alyssa Thomas of the Connecticut Sun drives to the basket against Tamera Young of the Chicago Sky in a WNBA game Aug. 5 at Mohegan Sun Arena.

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Related Topix: Allison Hightower, Tamera Young, Sports, More Sports, WNBA Women's Basketball, Chicago Sky, Soccer Players, Alex

Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Day

Should they stay or should they go now?

Perspective, that hackneyed word in and out of sports, only comes sometimes through the wisdom borne of pain.

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Related Topix: Kelsey Griffin, Tina Charles, Renee Montgomery, Danielle McCray, Kara Lawson, Sports, More Sports, WNBA Women's Basketball

The Washington Post

5 memorable moments from the WNBA season

From the draft-day shocker that saw former league MVP Tina Charles land with the New York Liberty to the Phoenix Mercury's record-setting 29 victories, the league had many remarkable moments in its 18th season.

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Related Topix: Tina Charles, Diana Taurasi, Sports, More Sports, WNBA Women's Basketball, Phoenix Mercury, Los Angeles Sparks, Maya Moore

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Peachtree Hoops

Dream close out regular season in Connecticut against Sun

The Atlanta Dream look to tie a franchise record for wins as they wrap up the regular season schedule in Connecticut against the Sun.

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Related Topix: Angel Mccoughtry, Sports, More Sports, Atlanta Dream, WNBA Women's Basketball, Atlanta Hawks, NBA Basketball

Sat Aug 16, 2014

The Washington Post

Mystics lose regular season finale to Liberty

Shortly after 5 a.m. Saturday, the Washington Mystics began making their way to their gate at Bradley International Airport outside Hartford, Conn., to catch a flight back to the District.

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Related Topix: Cappie Pondexter, Plenette Pierson, Sports, More Sports, Washington Mystics, WNBA Women's Basketball, Tina Charles, New York Liberty

Fri Aug 15, 2014

The Washington Post

Mystics beat Sun, clinch WNBA playoff spot

Emma Meesseman had 16 points and seven rebounds, and the Washington Mystics beat the Connecticut Sun 71-67 on Friday night to earn their second straight Eastern Conference playoff berth.

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Related Topix: Tina Charles, Allison Hightower, Monique Currie, Sports, More Sports, Washington Mystics, WNBA Women's Basketball

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Mystics beat Sun, clinch WNBA playoff spot

Alex Bentley scored 16 and rookie Chiney Ogwumike added 13 points and eight rebounds for the Sun .

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Related Topix: Tina Charles, Allison Hightower, Monique Currie, Sports, More Sports, Washington Mystics, WNBA Women's Basketball

Thu Aug 14, 2014

The Washington Post

Shot at redemption for Vaughn, Mystics

Vaughn was unavailable because of a WNBA-mandated suspension for elbowing Chiney Ogwumike during Sunday's 89-81, double-overtime road loss to the Connecticut Sun .

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Related Topix: Monique Currie, Kelsey Griffin, Sports, More Sports, WNBA Women's Basketball, New York Liberty, Sylvia Fowles

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Swish Appeal

Stefanie Dolson will have a huge opportunity in light of Kia Vaughn's suspension

It hurts that Vaughn's suspension Wednesday, but it's also an opportunity for another player who is a better fit for the team's long term plans.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Washington Mystics, WNBA Women's Basketball, Kara Lawson

Swish Appeal

The Daily Swish: The Eastern Conference loves to treadmill

The SB Nation image feed FINALLY showed its first WNBA game in 2014! Here, Kayla McBride is just going to work on some hapless Sparks defenders.

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Related Topix: Candace Parker, Tamika Catchings, Kelsey Griffin, Sports, More Sports, WNBA Women's Basketball, Washington Mystics, Becky Hammon

Double G Sports

Liberty Beat Sun, Latin-Style

Madison Square Garden was home sweet home again. It was "NocheLatina" night for the New York Liberty as they overcame a horrible first half of shooting to fight to a 71-66 win over the Connecticut Sun and move into third place in the Eastern Conference.

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Related Topix: Tina Charles, Sports, More Sports, New York Liberty, WNBA Women's Basketball

Sun Aug 10, 2014

The Washington Post

Mystics miss an opportunity in double-overtime loss

The mood in the Washington Mystics' locker room early Sunday evening was as somber as it's been all season, with each player at her stall silently processing an 89-81 loss to the Connecticut Sun in double overtime that was difficult to absorb on several fronts.

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Related Topix: Monique Currie, Sports, More Sports, Washington Mystics, WNBA Women's Basketball, Kelsey Griffin, Kara Lawson

Courier News

Tamika Catchings boosts Fever past Liberty

Tamika Catchings boosts Fever past Liberty Tamika Catchings boosts Fever past Liberty to victory, third place in Eastern Conference Check out this story on mycentraljersey.com: http://mycj.co/VdRCyb Liberty head coach Bill Laimbeer, shown here coaching against the Connecticut Sun on Friday, saw his team fall 90-76 to the Indiana on Sunday in New ... (more)

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Related Topix: Tamika Catchings, Erlana Larkins, Shavonte Zellous, Tina Charles, Sports, More Sports, WNBA Women's Basketball, Indiana Fever

The Day

Still an ever so slight chance for Connecticut Sun

The Sun brought in many new players, most of them young, to mesh with their remaining veteran core.

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Related Topix: Kelsey Griffin, Allison Hightower, Sports, More Sports, WNBA Women's Basketball, Washington Mystics, Atlanta Dream

The Day

Still an ever so slight chance for Connecticut Sun

The Sun brought in many new players, most of them young, to mesh with their remaining veteran core.

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Related Topix: Kelsey Griffin, Allison Hightower, Sports, More Sports, WNBA Women's Basketball, Washington Mystics, Atlanta Dream

Fri Aug 08, 2014

The Washington Post

Charles leads Liberty to 71-66 win over Sun

Tina Charles had 15 points and 14 rebounds to help the New York Liberty beat the Connecticut Sun 71-66 on Friday night.

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Related Topix: Tina Charles, Sports, WNBA Women's Basketball, More Sports, New York Liberty

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