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Thomas’ help Connecticut race past Stewart, Bird and Seattle for seventh win

UNCASVILLE, June 29 – A season-high 8,668 fans may have filled the Mohegan Sun Arena to see old friends Breanna Stewart and Sue Bird – a pair of former national champions with the University of Connecticut women’s basketball team. They also got to see the Connecticut Sun’s dynamic duo – the Thomas’ as the SunContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Four Sun games to be broadcast on CPTV

Connecticut Public Television (CPTV) and its CPTV Sports network will be simulcasting four upcoming Connecticut Sun games against Chicago (Sun. Aug. 26, 5 p.m.), Atlanta (Sun. Sept. 2, 3 p.m.), Phoenix (Fri. Sept. 7, 7 p.m.) and Atlanta (Sun., Sept. 23, 5 p.m.).Continue Reading

Sun to present Lobo with Margo Dydek Award

UNCASVILLE, Conn., Aug. 15 — Rebecca Lobo will be recognized with the inaugural Margo Dydek Award by the Connecticut Sun as part of the WNBA team’s celebration of Inspiring Women, which will take place during the game against the New York Liberty at Mohegan Sun Arena on Saturday at 7 p.m.Continue Reading

Charles is the WNBA’s Eastern Conference player of the month

NEW YORK, July 17, 2012 – Connecticut’s Tina Charles and Los Angeles’  Candace Parker were named the WNBA’s Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Month respectively, for games played through July 13, when the league officially began its break for the 2012 Olympic Games. For Charles, the WNBA Eastern Conference Player of the MonthContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Sun’s Charles is Eastern Conference player of the week again

NEW YORK, July 9, 2012 – Tina Charles of the Connecticut Sun and Becky Hammon of the San Antonio Silver Stars were named the WNBA’s Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week presented by Boost Mobile, respectively, for games played July 2-8. For Charles, who ranks in the top three in double-doubles (11) andContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Stiff defense from Sparks beats Sun

Los Angeles gets tough in final minutes, beat Connecticut UNCASVILLE, Conn., June 13 – The Los Angeles Sparks haven’t forgotten their game with the defending WNBA champion Minnesota Lynx in May. The Sparks played well for 33 minutes but let the lead slip away in an eight-point loss to the Lynx. They were determined notContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Visiting Indiana weathers the storm

UNCASVILLE, July 28 – Two strong defensive teams met in the Mohegan Sun Arena with first place on the line in the WNBA’s Eastern Conference. The visiting Indiana Fever were without their leading scorer, All-Star Katie Douglas, the former Connecticut Sun stalwart averaging a team-leading 14.5 points a game was home with an illness. WithContinue Reading