WNBA basketball

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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June 18, 2017 - 7:22 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Diana Taurasi scored 19 points to break the WNBA career scoring record in the Phoenix Mercury's 90-59 loss to the Los Angeles Sparks on Sunday. Taurasi finished with 7,494 points, passing Tina Thompson's mark of 7,488. Taurasi broke the record in the closing seconds of the first...
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June 10, 2017 - 9:35 pm
UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Jonquel Jones scored 20 points and grabbed 14 rebounds and the Connecticut Sun posted their first home victory of the season, beating the Atlanta Dream 102-71 on Saturday night. The Sun (3-5) opened the season with four losses, including their opener against the Dream. With...
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May 31, 2017 - 4:46 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for May 22-28. Listings include the week's ranking and viewership. 1. "Dancing With the Stars" (Monday), ABC, 10.54 million. 2. "The Voice" (Monday), NBC, 9.65 million. 3. "The Voice" (Tuesday), NBC, 9.37 million. 4. "Dancing With...
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May 28, 2017 - 3:30 am
BRAVES-GIANTS Blach helps Giants snap 4-game skid with 6-3 win over Braves SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Ty Blach pitched shutout ball into the eighth inning and gave San Francisco's struggling offense a boost with an RBI single during a three-run fourth that helped the Giants snap a four-game losing streak...
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May 28, 2017 - 12:49 am
ATLANTA (AP) — Tiffany Hayes scored a season-high 24 points, including a critical free throw with 12 seconds to play, and the Atlanta Dream handed the defending champion Los Angeles Sparks their second straight loss, 75-73 on Saturday night. After Hayes made one of two from the line, Atlanta (3-1)...
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May 27, 2017 - 9:27 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Tiffany Hayes scored a season-high 24 points, including a critical free throw with 12 seconds to play, and the Atlanta Dream handed the defending champion Los Angeles Sparks their second-straight loss, 75-73 on Saturday night. After Hayes made one of two from the line, Atlanta (3-1)...
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May 21, 2017 - 5:54 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Stefanie Dolson tied her career high with 23 points, on 10-of 13 shooting, grabbed eight rebounds and blocked five shots and the Chicago Sky beat the Atlanta Dream 75-71 on Sunday. Cappie Pondexter added 20 points with 11 assists — her first double-double since July 6, 2014 — and...
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Atlanta Dream's Tiffany Hayes (15) shoots over Connecticut Sun's Alex Bentley (20) and Morgan Tuck in the first half during a WNBA basketball game Saturday, May 13, 2017, in Uncasville, Conn. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day via AP)
May 13, 2017 - 9:58 pm
UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Tiffany Hayes hit 11 of 12 free throws and finished with 19 points, including a late 3-pointer, and the Atlanta Dream held off the Connecticut Sun 81-74 on Saturday night in the season opener for both teams. Bria Holmes added 15 points, Layshia Clarendon had 14, and Damiris...
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FILE - In this Oct. 11, 2016, file photo, Minnesota Lynx's Janel McCarville shoots and scores over Los Angeles Sparks' Jantel Lavender during the first quarter of Game 2 of the WNBA basketball finals in Minneapolis. Coming off one of the most successful seasons in WNBA history on and off the court, the league has found ways to try to bring in new fans. Whether streaming games on Twitter, partnering with FanDuel to offer daily fantasy sports or just having more games on television, the WNBA is growing. (AP Photo/Jim Mone, File)
May 12, 2017 - 9:16 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Coming off one of the most successful seasons in WNBA history on and off the court, the league has found ways to try to bring in new fans. Whether streaming games on Twitter, partnering with FanDuel to offer daily fantasy sports or just having more games on television, the WNBA is...
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