UNCASVILLE, CT - AUGUST 27: Kelly Faris #34 of the Connecticut Sun defends DeWanna Bonner #24 of the Phoenix Mercury on August 27, 2015 at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2015 NBAE (Photo by David Dow/NBAE via Getty Images)

Buzzer-Beater Extends Sun Losing Streak

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) _ Leilani Mitchell hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer to give the Phoenix Mercury an 81-80 over Connecticut 81-80 on Thursday night, extending the Sun’s losing streak to six games. Monique Currie’s […]


President Barack Obama receives a jersey from Diana Taurasi of the WNBA champion Phoenix Mercury during an event in the East Room at the White House on August 26, 2015 in Washington, DC. President Obama was honoring the team for their victory in the 2014 WNBA Finals. (Photo by Olivier Douliery/Getty Images)

President Honors Mercury, Former UConn Star Diana Taurasi

President Barack Obama is honoring the 2014 WNBA champion Phoenix Mercury for not only being outstanding players, but role models to girls.



Mercury Spill Clears High School

SOUTHBURY, Conn. (AP) – A Connecticut high school has been evacuated because of a mercury spill caused after a student dropped a thermometer. One student from Pomperaug High School in Southbury was taken to the […]


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Sun Edges Mercury

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) _ Alex Bentley scored 22 points and Katie Douglas added 16 to help the Connecticut Sun beat the Phoenix Mercury 96-95 on Thursday night. Chiney Ogwumike had 13 points and 10 rebounds […]


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The FDA Issues A Warning to Pregnant Women About Seafood

WASHINGTON (AP) _ The government is reminding pregnant women to stay away from certain fish that can be high in mercury. But the agency won’t require package labeling on mercury content, which is what consumer […]


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WNBA Suspends Taurasi

NEW YORK (AP) _ Diana Taurasi was suspended one game for an accumulation of technical fouls. Under WNBA rules, a player or coach is automatically suspended without pay for one game upon receiving a seventh […]


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Mercury Spill At Colchester Town Hall

Colchester Town Hall was evacuated Monday morning as a precaution, after a small amount of mercury was released from a broken thermostat in the town clerk’s office.