July 26, 2014

WNBA Roundup: Dupree leads Mercury to 10th straight win

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  PHOENIX (AP) Candice Dupree and the Phoenix Mercury avenged their only home loss of the season in dominant fashion. Dupree scored 15 of her 19 points in the first half as the Mercury lengthened their franchise-best winning streak to 10 games with a 90-61 victory over the San Antonio Stars. ”That was more motivation [...]

WNBA Roundup: San Antonio Stars beat the Connecticut Sun 74-71 on Tuesday night

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UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Becky Hammon scored 18 points and Danielle Robinson had 17 to help the San Antonio Stars beat the Connecticut Sun 74-71 on Tuesday night for their fifth straight road win. Kayla McBride added 15 points for the Stars (9-8), and Robinson also had seven assists and three steals. Katie Douglas scored [...]

WNBA Roundup: Shock rally to beat Fever 107-102 in OT

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    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Skylar Diggins made herself right at home – at the Indiana Fever’s expense. The South Bend native and former Notre Dame star scored 32 points in her return to Indiana to help the Tulsa Shock beat the Fever 107-102 in overtime Wednesday night. Diggins hit a 3-pointer with 2.8 seconds left [...]

WNBA Roundup: Douglas and Ogwumike lead Sun to win over Fever

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    UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) In the midst of their longest winning streak in two years, Connecticut Sun coach Anne Donovan found a teaching moment for young posts Kelsey Bone and Chiney Ogwumike. The pair was benched a few minutes into the game Tuesday night. They didn’t play again until well into second period. Their [...]

WNBA Roundup: Maya Moore leads Lynx past Sun, 90-87 in OT

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Even when she’s struggling, Minnesota Lynx guard Lindsay Whalen implores her teammates to have faith in her game. On Sunday, she rewarded them – eventually. The Connecticut Sun held Whalen to just 2-for-11 from the field and seven points throughout regulation, but she scored 10 points in overtime, including Minnesota’s last eight points, [...]

WNBA Roundup: Fever beat Sun, clinch 9th straight playoff berth / Lynx beat Storm 75-60, clinch tie for West title

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) The road back to the playoffs for the defending WNBA champion Indiana Fever hasn’t been easy. The Fever fell behind early in the season and had to endure injuries to several players. Still, they managed to persevere to return to the postseason for a ninth straight year. Tamika Catchings had 15 points, six [...]

WNBA Roundup: Thompson, Little lead Storm past Sun 78-65

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SEATTLE (AP) Tina Thompson and the Seattle Storm are heating up just in time to make a run at a WNBA-record 10th straight playoff berth. Thompson and Camille Little each scored 18 points and the Storm beat the Connecticut Sun 78-65 on Thursday night to tie Phoenix for third place in the Western Conference. Temeka [...]

MLS / WNBA Roundup: MLS: Wondo wins it for Quakes / WNBA: Hayes, McCoughtry lead Dream past Washington

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SAN JOSE EARTHQUAKES 1, SPORTING KANSAS CITY 0 (PhatzRadio / AP) — SANTA CLARA, Calif.—Chris Wondolowski headed in the game winner in the 55th minute, giving the San Jose Earthquakes a 1-0 win over Sporting Kansas City at Buck Shaw Stadium Sunday night. Sam Cronin tried to send a ball into the mix, but it [...]

WNBA Roundup: Prince leads Sky to 77-61 victory over Sun

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UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) There was no way the Chicago Sky were going to lose three straight. Epiphanny Prince scored 23 points and Elena Delle Donne added 19 to lead the Chicago Sky to a 77-61 victory over the Connecticut Sun on Friday night. Sylvia Fowles had 14 points, 10 rebounds and three blocks for Chicago [...]

WNBA Roundup: Montgomery helps Liberty top Mystics, 93-88

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NEWARK, N.J. (AP) New York reserve guard Alex Montgomery was feeling a little down about her play after scoring just two points in a recent lopsided loss to the Connecticut Sun. So Liberty coach Bill Laimbeer offered some advice. “I told her to just shoot the ball and be instinctive out there,” Laimbeer said. Montgomery [...]