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  • Jen Rizzotti Keeps Her Options Open, Shuts Doors When She Wants To

    Jen Rizzotti Keeps Her Options Open, Shuts Doors When She Wants To
    Jen Rizzotti had just finished talking to reporters about Hartford's extraordinary pregame ceremony, about the Newtown massacre and was still dabbing tears from her eyes when she sat down at Chase Family Arena. Any question was going to be easier than...
  • Weight Can Be A Touchy Subject For Female Athletes

    On my first day as sports columnist for The Courant, after 15 years covering the NHL, I approached one of the most admired women's basketball players in the world. I had a question. "Ask me anything you want," Rebecca Lobo said that November day in...
  • WNBA: Top 15 players in league history

     
    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,...
  • Candace Parker voted to be a starter on All-Star team

     
    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......
  • WNBA: Candace Parker leads Sparks to exhibition win over Seattle

     
    Candace Parker had 17 points and five rebounds to lead the Sparks to a 71-66 victory over the defending champion Seattle Storm in their first exhibition game of the season Wednesday at Cal State Dominguez Hills. The Sparks led by......
  • WNBA: Seattle Storm will win another title, GMs say

     
    Fifty eight percent of the 12 WNBA general managers predicted the Seattle Storm will repeat as champions, according to the annual survey of general managers, released Wednesday. The Storm went 28-6 last season and swept the Sparks, Phoenix Mercury and.......
  • Kathy Goodman: A great 32-minute game

     
    Too bad basketball games last 40 minutes. Because the Sparks had a great game against the Seattle Storm tonight … if it had ended after 32 minutes. Actually, when I really think about the game, I really only liked the......
  • Kathy Goodman: almost a miracle

     
    I know I am supposed to be optimistic before every game, but I have to admit I did not have high hopes Saturday night against the Seattle Storm. We played Friday night in Phoenix, and then arrived back in L.A.......
  • Kathy Goodman: Seattle again

     
    I e-mailed my mother before the start of Friday night’s game against the Seattle Storm. “Are you ready for our third game against the Storm?” I wrote. “First game we only played for the first 32 minutes and in the......
  • Kathy Goodman: You gotta have heart

     
    The Sparks came off a big win on Thursday night against San Antonio right into their fourth match-up against the best team in the league, the Seattle Storm. It is hard to argue with the level of basketball Seattle is......
  • Storm Beat Silver Stars, 82-61

    Storm Beat Silver Stars, 82-61
    Swin Cash had 22 points and nine rebounds, Lauren Jackson added 19 points and 14 rebounds and the Seattle Storm beat the San Antonio Silver Stars 82-61 Sunday night. Camille Little had 17 points and nine rebounds for league-best Seattle (11-2), which won...
  • Spotlight On Svetlana Abrosimova

    Abrosimova, 29, was born in St. Petersburg, Russia and while playing for Petrogradskoi N86 (high school) began training with the Russian national team. She was MVP of the 1998 European Basketball Championships after being recruited by UConn through the...