| Sep 25, 2013
| 1:36 PM
Diana Taurasi, who has led the Phoenix Mercury to the Western Conference finals, has been selected to the All-WNBA team for the eighth time, tying the record of former Sparks star Lisa Leslie.
Joining Taurasi on the All-WNBA first team are league MVP...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 10:38 PM
Venus Williams beat Canadian teenager Eugenie Bouchard, 6-3, 6-7 (4), 6-3, on Thursday to advance to the Pan Pacific Open semifinals in Tokyo for the first time.
Williams, whose previous best in Tokyo was the quarterfinals in 2004, broke Bouchard with a...
| May 23, 2013
| 4:32 PM
2013 WNBA TV schedule includes 45 live regular-season games on NBA TV and 14 on ESPN2/ABC, beginning with Indiana at San Antonio on Friday, May 24. 2013 WNBA No. 1 draft pick Brittney Griner and the Phoenix Mercury appear June 8 on ABC and have five...
| Aug 23, 2012
| 4:34 PM
The First Academy, a Christian college-preparatory school on Bruton Boulevard in Orlando, is celebrating its 25th anniversary with plans to expand. The school, which has about 1,100 students between age 4 and 12th grade, is raising money for a major...
| May 20, 2013
| 7:13 AM
Former Baylor star Brittney Griner said Sunday that her coach at Baylor, Kim Mulkey, asked her to not be publicly open about being gay out of fear it would hurt recruiting.
"It was a recruiting thing," Griner told espnW.com. "The coaches thought that...
| Oct 2, 2012
| 7:15 AM
I remember sitting at the Fieldhouse about three years ago when the Indiana Fever and Phoenix Mercury were playing for the WNBA Championship. It was game three of the best-of-five series. It was late in the game, a time out had just been called and the...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 6:22 PM
Suffolk's Sugar Rodgers, who starred at Georgetown, was selected 14th overall in the WNBA draft Monday night by the Minnesota Lynx.
Rodgers, who attended Kings Fork before setting Georgetown records for points and steals, was the nation's No. 4 scorer...
| Sep 10, 2012
| 10:55 AM
Next week, we're fortunate to have not one but two special author appearances at Barnes & Noble at Bella Terra.
At 7 p.m. Sept. 18, Martin J. Smith, editor-in-chief of Orange Coast magazine, will discuss and sign his new book, "The Wild Duck Chase:...
| Jul 14, 2011
| 9:33 PM
Sparks forward Candace Parker was voted to be a starter on the Western Conference All-Star team with 19,376 votes, making her the sixth-leading vote getter. Parker will most likely miss the game because of a torn lateral meniscus in her......
| Jul 23, 2011
| 4:34 PM
Lisa Leslie, Tina Thompson, Ticha Penicheiro and Teresa Weatherspoon were among the 15 WNBA players selected as the top players in league history by fans, sports writers, current players and coaches. Thompson and Penicheiro currently play for the Sparks,...
| Aug 16, 2011
| 10:15 PM
- The Phoenix Mercury improved to 14-10 on the season and is in sole possession of second place in the Western Conference following San Antonio’s loss to Indiana tonight.
- The Mercury defeated the Seattle Storm for the first time since Sept....
| Aug 20, 2011
| 11:47 AM
A World Series-winning pitcher, WNBA draft pick and the third-most accurate kicker in NFL history headline the Virginia Tech Sports Hall of Fame's six-member class for 2011.
The inductees are:
* Brad Clontz, a Hokies pitcher in the early 1990s who...