• Lynx trade G Sugar Rodgers to Liberty

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- The Minnesota Lynx have traded second-year guard Sugar Rodgers to the New York Liberty for the rights to swap third-round picks in the 2015 draft. … More »

    AP - Sports - Wed, 16 Apr, 2014 4:30 PM EDT
  • Charles back home to play for New York Liberty

    Charles back home to play for New York Liberty

    Tina Charles just wanted to come home and play alongside Cappie Pondexter at Madison Square Garden. The New York native was traded Monday night to the Liberty from Connecticut for Kelsey Bone, Alyssa Thomas and next year's first round pick in a … More »

    AP - Sports - Tue, 15 Apr, 2014 4:04 PM EDT
  • Sun take Ogwumike with top pick in WNBA draft

    Sun take Ogwumike with top pick in WNBA draft

    It was a busy draft night for the Connecticut Sun. 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. The Sun acquired the … More »

    AP - Sports - Mon, 14 Apr, 2014 10:15 PM EDT
  • Sun trade C/F Tina Charles to Liberty

    Sun trade C/F Tina Charles to Liberty

    Tina Charles didn't want to play in Connecticut anymore, so the Sun got what they could for the 2012 league MVP. Connecticut traded Charles to New York for Alyssa Thomas, Kelsey Bone and the Liberty's first round pick in 2015 the teams announced … More »

    AP - Sports - Mon, 14 Apr, 2014 9:43 PM EDT
  • Ogwumike, Sims expected to lead WNBA draft class

    Ogwumike, Sims expected to lead WNBA draft class

    Last year had the 'Big Three' with Brittney Griner, Elena Delle Donne and Skylar Diggins leading the way at the WNBA draft. This time it's Stanford's Chiney Ogwumike and Baylor's Odyssey Sims who are the consensus top two picks. The Connecticut … More »

    AP - Sports - Mon, 14 Apr, 2014 1:38 AM EDT
  • Brittney Griner's book: hoops, hardship, hope

    Brittney Griner's book: hoops, hardship, hope

    Brittney Griner had a busy WNBA offseason. She played in China, vacationed in Miami and watched from courtside while favorite player LeBron James beat her hometown Houston Rockets. Now the slam-dunking Griner is signing copies of her book at the … More »

    AP - Sports - Mon, 7 Apr, 2014 5:11 PM EDT
  • Dream sign French point guard Celine Dumerc

    ATLANTA (AP) -- The Atlanta Dream has signed point guard Celine Dumerc, captain of the French national team. … More »

    AP - Sports - Fri, 4 Apr, 2014 10:23 AM EDT
  • LA Sparks sign veteran guard Candice Wiggins

    LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The Sparks have signed free agent guard Candice Wiggins, who has averaged double-figure scoring in four of her six WNBA seasons. … More »

    AP - Sports - Wed, 2 Apr, 2014 3:13 PM EDT
  • Sparks sign Herrington and trade O'Hea to Seattle

    LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The Sparks have signed free agent guard Armintie Herrington, reuniting her with her former college coach Carol Ross. … More »

    AP - Sports - Tue, 1 Apr, 2014 3:58 PM EDT
  • Sun trade Gruda to Sparks for draft picks

    UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) -- The Connecticut Sun traded forward Sandrine Gruda to the Los Angeles Sparks in exchange for the 11th overall pick in the 2014 WNBA draft and a second-round pick next year. … More »

    AP - Sports - Mon, 31 Mar, 2014 5:51 PM EDT
  • WNBA Dream re-signs All-Star C Erika de Souza

    ATLANTA (AP) -- The Atlanta Dream have re-signed All-Star center Erika de Souza. … More »

    AP - Sports - Wed, 26 Mar, 2014 5:31 PM EDT
  • Katie Douglas rejoins Connecticut Sun

    UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) -- Three-time WNBA All-Star Katie Douglas has rejoined the Connecticut Sun. … More »

    AP - Sports - Mon, 24 Mar, 2014 12:49 PM EDT
  • Lynx re-sign McCarville to multi-year contract

    The Minnesota Lynx have re-signed center Janel McCarville to a multi-year contract. McCarville started all 32 regular-season games she played in while averaging 6.3 points, 4.3 rebounds and a career-best 2.9 assists, the second-most among WNBA … More »

    AP - Sports - Thu, 20 Mar, 2014 6:04 PM EDT
  • Lynx sign marquee jersey sponsorship w/Mayo Clinic

    The Minnesota Lynx are cashing in on their recent run of success. The Lynx announced an expanded partnership with the Mayo Clinic on Monday that includes a new jersey that features the Mayo Clinic name across the front rather than the team's name. … More »

    AP - Sports - Mon, 17 Mar, 2014 4:19 PM EDT
  • US women to face Serbia, China, Angola at worlds

    The U.S. women's national team will face a pair of newcomers and China in the opening round of the basketball world championship in Turkey this fall. The Americans, who won the 2010 worlds in the Czech Republic, were placed with Serbia, Angola and … More »

    AP - Sports - Sat, 15 Mar, 2014 2:09 PM EDT
  • Three-team WNBA deal sends Lawson to Mystics

    Connecticut has traded veteran guard Kara Lawson to Washington in a series of deals that included guard Alex Bentley moving from Atlanta to the Sun, and Mystics guard Matee Ajavon heading to the Dream. Washington initially traded Ajavon and its … More »

    AP - Sports - Wed, 12 Mar, 2014 6:42 PM EDT
  • Fever acquire 1st-round pick in trade with Phoenix

    The Indiana Fever have traded guard Erin Phillips to the Phoenix Mercury for forward Lynetta Kizer and a first-round draft pick. Tuesday's deal gives Indiana two of the top nine selections in April's WNBA draft, with its own pick at No. 5 and the … More »

    AP - Sports - Tue, 11 Mar, 2014 6:47 PM EDT
  • Jackson, Taylor in Australia training squad

    SYDNEY (AP) -- WNBA stars Lauren Jackson and Penny Taylor were among 33 players named to the Australia basketball squad on Wednesday as it begins preparations for the women's world championship in Turkey in September. … More »

    AP - Sports - Tue, 11 Mar, 2014 5:48 PM EDT
  • WNBA Board of Governors ratifies new CBA

    The WNBA Board of Governors ratified a new eight-year collective bargaining agreement Friday. ''That's huge and one of the big things we talked about,'' said WNBPA President Tamika Catchings. Her team, the Indiana Fever, lost players for 113.5 … More »

    AP - Sports - Fri, 7 Mar, 2014 8:53 PM EST
  • APNewsBreak: WNBA and players agree on new CBA

    The WNBA and the players' union have agreed to a new eight-year collective bargaining agreement Thursday night, pending approval by the league's Board of Governors. ''It's really exciting,'' WNBA President Laurel Richie told The Associated Press by … More »

    AP - Sports - Thu, 6 Mar, 2014 10:18 PM EST