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Natalie Novosel, Kelly Farris (Elsa/Getty Images Sport)

Kelly Faris Staying in Connecticut

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) _ UConn guard Kelly Faris has been drafted by the WNBA’s Connecticut Sun. Faris, who helped lead the Huskies to an eighth national title last week, was taken with the 11th pick […]

04/15/2013

Kelly Faris (Doug Pensinger/Getty Images Sport)

WNBA Draft Preview

Brittney Griner, Elena Delle Donne and Skylar Diggins are expected to be the top three selections in this year’s highly touted WNBA draft. And UConn’s Kelly Faris is also expected to be a first-round choice.

04/15/2013

Asjha Jones (Jesse Garrabrant/National Basketball/Getty Imasges)

Asjha Jones Out For Season

Former UConn forward Asjha Jones says she will sit out the upcoming Connecticut Sun season to recover from injuries.

04/04/2013

Maya Moore (Jim rogash/Getty Images Sport)

Maya Moore Teaching Chinese Players Her Style Of Basketball

Maya Moore has excelled everywhere she’s played, winning championships from college to the WNBA and Europe. Now she’s leaving her mark on the Chinese women’s basketball league.

12/13/2012

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Sun Fires Coach

The WNBA Connecticut Sun is firing Mike Thibault, the only coach the team has ever had.

11/20/2012

UNCASVILLE, CT - SEPTEMBER 27 : Tina Charles #31, Renee Montgomery #21 and Kara Lawson #20  of the Connecticut Sun pose with WNBA President Laurel Richie during game one of the 2012 WNBA Playoffs on September 27, 2012 at the Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, Connecticut. Tina Charles was awarded Most Valuable Player, Kara Lawson was awarded Kim Perrot Sportsmanship award and Renee Montgomery was awarded Sixth Women of the Year. 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 2012 NBAE (Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

Charles Named WNBA MVP, Sun Win

NEW YORK (AP) _ Connecticut Sun center Tina Charles is the WNBA’s Most Valuable Player, easily topping Los Angeles forward Candace Parker in voting for the honor. Charles celebrated her first WNBA MVP award with […]

09/27/2012

Tina Charles, Angel McCoughtry (Jessica Hill/AP Photo)

Sun Doesn’t Shine in Playoff Opener

Atlanta opens with a playoff win over Sun

09/16/2011

Tina Charles (Jessica Hill/AP Photo)

Sun Ready For Playoffs

Connecticut coach Mike Thibault believes his team’s best years are ahead of it, and center Tina Charles says the Sun’s season already can be considered a success.

09/14/2011

Swin Cash (Darren Abate/AP Photo)

Former UConn Stars Stand Out In WNBA’s All-Star Game

Former UConn star Swin Cash was named MVP of the WNBA All-Star Game, though her West team lost to the East,, 118 to 113, including 15 points from another UConn standout, Tina Charles.

07/23/2011

Maya Moore (Jessica Hill/AP Photo)

Moore’s Jersey Tops WNBA Merchandising

Rookie Maya Moore of the Minnesota Lynx has the top-selling jersey in the WNBA this season.

07/18/2011

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