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180-degree turn in the case of a basketball player imprisoned in Russia

The WNBA, the NBA and the world of sports in general came together this Thursday to celebrate the release of Brittney Griner and his return to USA after almost 300 days imprisoned in Russia. Griner was arrested in February and sentenced in August to 9 years in prison in Russia...
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Locked on Women’s Basketball: Inside the Connecticut Sun’s busy November

The latest episode of Locked on Women’s Basketball features host Jackie Powell talking with our Connecticut Sun beat reporter, Jacqueline LeBlanc, about a busy month of November for the team. Team president Jennifer Rizzotti hired Stephanie White as head coach and Darius Taylor as general manager after former head coach and general manager Curt Miller departed for Los Angeles. In addition, former player Morgan Tuck was promoted to general manager.

Five must-watch games for the Connecticut Sun in 2023

The new era of Connecticut Sun basketball — one spearheaded by new head coach Stephanie White and a fresh front office — officially takes off on Friday, May 19th, as the Connecticut Sun look to return to the WNBA Finals in 2023 after falling in four games to the Las Vegas Aces.

Fever announces 2023 schedule

The Indiana Fever announced on Wednesday the 2023 regular season will tip off at Gainbridge Fieldhouse against the Connecticut Sun, last year’s WNBA runner-ups, on Friday, May 19. The team, which earlier this month secured the top draft pick in the upcoming 2023 WNBA Draft, returns to Gainbridge Fieldhouse...
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Former Gophers women's assistant basketball coach Carly Thibault-Dudonis talks about Lindsay Whalen, her dad and McCutcheon

Carly Thibault-Dudonis had just gotten home on Wednesday night. She became head coach of the Fairfield University basketball team in April, and on this night her team had beaten Fordham on the road, in overtime, to improve to 3-3. She was Lindsay Whalen's associate head coach, recruiting coordinator and defensive...

Top Ten Must-Watch Games for the 2023 WNBA Season

The WNBA has released its 2023 schedule , a record-setting 40-game schedule that will see all twelve teams play every game in their home arena. The league will kick off its 27th season on Friday, May 19. Opening night games include the Phoenix Mercury visiting the Los Angeles Sparks, the Minnesota Lynx against the Chicago Sky, the New York Liberty heading out to face the Washington Mystics and the Connecticut Sun traveling to face the Indiana Fever.
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Connecticut Sun hires Stephanie White as head coach

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – The Connecticut Sun hired Stephanie White to be their new head coach on Monday. White succeeds Curt Miller, who left to coach Los Angeles last month. She has a combined 15 seasons of experience as a player and coach in the WNBA, most recently as the head of the Indiana Fever in 2015-2016.
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Mystics’ Eric Thibault named head coach, dad Mike remains GM

WASHINGTON – Mike Thibault is retiring from his position as coach of the Washington Mystics. The team announced Tuesday that Thibault will continue as general manager, and his son, Eric – who has been an assistant with the Mystics for a decade – will take over as head coach.
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Sun hire Darius Taylor as GM, promote Tuck to assistant GM

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – The Connecticut Sun hired Darius Taylor as the team’s general manager Tuesday and added assistant GM to Morgan Tuck’s title. Taylor takes over for Curt Miller, who served as Connecticut’s coach and general manager before he left to take the coaching job with Los Angeles last month.

WNBA Finals Rematch Highlights CT Sun’s 2023 Regular-Season Schedule

The road back to the WNBA Finals is now clearer for the Connecticut Sun as they are still in search of the franchise’s first championship. The Sun released their 2023 schedule on Wednesday as they open up the campaign on May 19 with a road matchup against the Indiana Fever before taking on the Washington Mystics on May 21 in their home opener at Mohegan Sun Arena.