Women's basketball

June 21, 2017 - 10:09 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The WNBA is bringing back its 3-point contest to the All-Star Game. For the first time since the 2009 All-Star Game, the league will have a 3-point shootout during halftime of the game on July 22 in Seattle. The event will showcase six players, who will be determined at a later date...
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FILE - In this Jan. 29, 2017, file photo, Washington guard Markelle Fultz (20) is shown during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Arizona, in Tucson, Ariz. Fultz is the likely No. 1 pick in the NBA Draft on Thursday night, June 22. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri, File)
June 21, 2017 - 2:20 am
In the often unpredictable world of the NBA, there is some symmetry in Markelle Fultz and Ben Simmons likely becoming teammates as pros. Barring an unforeseen change, Fultz will be the No. 1 pick in the NBA draft on Thursday night, joining Simmons with the Philadelphia 76ers in an attempt to...
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June 20, 2017 - 6:37 pm
Washington Mystics head coach Mike Thibault and assistant Eric Thibault will miss the team's game at the Minnesota Lynx on Friday to attend the funeral for their father and grandfather, Frank Thibault. Frank Thibault passed away on June 16, the Mystics coach said. "The funeral's in California on...
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FILE - In this June 14, 2017, file photo, Connecticut Sun's Alyssa Thomas (25) splits the defense of New York Liberty's Tina Charles, left, and Kiah Stokes during a WNBA basketball game, in Uncasville, Conn. Connecticut spent 17 of 19 days on the road and had to play Minnesota three times in the first 10 games and yet the Sun are sitting at .500. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day via AP, File)
June 20, 2017 - 1:45 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Connecticut Sun have made the most of a brutal early season schedule. Connecticut spent 17 of 19 days on the road and had to play Minnesota three times in the first 10 games and yet the Sun are sitting at .500. They started the season 0-4 and have won five of six despite missing...
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FILE - In this June 14, 2017, file photo, Connecticut Sun's Alyssa Thomas (25) splits the defense of New York Liberty's Tina Charles, left, and Kiah Stokes during a WNBA basketball game, in Uncasville, Conn. Connecticut spent 17 of 19 days on the road and had to play Minnesota three times in the first 10 games and yet the Sun are sitting at .500. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day via AP, File)
June 20, 2017 - 1:29 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Connecticut Sun have made the most of a brutal early season schedule. Connecticut spent 17 of 19 days on the road and had to play Minnesota three times in the first 10 games and yet the Sun are sitting at .500. They started the season 0-4 and have won five of six despite missing...
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FILE - In this April 11, 2017, file photo, the new Minnesota Timberwolves logo is unveiled on the scoreboard during halftime of the team's NBA basketball game against the Oklahoma City Thunder, in Minneapolis. The Timberwolves are getting into the jersey advertisement game with a Fitbit patch in a three-year deal. The Timberwolves announced the marketing collaboration for the team's first jersey patch on Tuesday, June 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Jim Mone, File)
June 20, 2017 - 12:57 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Timberwolves are getting into the jersey advertisement game with a Fitbit patch in a three-year deal. The Timberwolves announced the marketing collaboration for the team's first jersey patch on Tuesday. Fitbit also will be featured in the newly renovated Target...
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FILE - In this April 11, 2017, file photo, the new Minnesota Timberwolves logo is unveiled on the scoreboard during halftime of the team's NBA basketball game against the Oklahoma City Thunder, in Minneapolis. The Timberwolves are getting into the jersey advertisement game with a Fitbit patch in a three-year deal. The Timberwolves announced the marketing collaboration for the team's first jersey patch on Tuesday, June 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Jim Mone, File)
June 20, 2017 - 11:00 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Timberwolves are getting into the jersey advertisement game with a Fitbit patch in a three-year deal. The Timberwolves announced the marketing collaboration for the team's first jersey patch on Tuesday. Fitbit also will be featured in the newly renovated Target...
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June 20, 2017 - 10:05 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Timberwolves are getting into the jersey advertisement game with a Fitbit patch in a three-year deal. The Timberwolves announced the marketing collaboration for the team's first jersey patch on Tuesday. Fitbit also will be featured in the newly renovated Target...
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Seattle Storm's Noelle Quinn, left, passes past San Antonio Stars' Monique Currie in the first half of a WNBA basketball game Sunday, June 18, 2017, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
June 18, 2017 - 9:27 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — Breanna Stewart had 22 points, a season-high 15 rebounds and a career-best five blocked shots and the Seattle Storm beat the winless San Antonio Stars 75-57 on Sunday night to snap a three-game skid. Crystal Langhorne added 10 points, and Sue Bird had nine assists for Seattle (6-5)...
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Indiana Fever forward Candice Dupree, right, drives against Chicago Sky center Stefanie Dolson during the first half of a WNBA basketball game Sunday, June 18, 2017, in Rosemont, Ill. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
June 18, 2017 - 8:27 pm
ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) — Tiffany Mitchell scored a season-high 19 points and the Indiana Fever overcame a 10-point second-half deficit to beat the Chicago Sky 91-79 on Sunday night. Candice Dupree had 18 points, Erlana Larkins added a season-high 16, and Shenise Johnson had 14 for Indiana (6-6)...
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