Dan Hughes missed coaching basketball and was named the new coach of the WNBA's Seattle Storm.
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Dan Hughes will be the sixth coach in Seattle Storm history, following Lin Dunn, Anne Donovan, Brian Agler, Jenny Boucek and Gary Kloppenburg.
U.S. Soccer star Megan Rapinoe and four-time Olympic gold medalist Sue Bird spoke about their influence on each other and more at the eighth annual espnW: Women + Sports Summit.
Brittney Griner had 23 points and 11 rebounds to help the Phoenix Mercury advance to the second round of the playoffs with a 79-69 victory over the Seattle Storm on Wednesday night.
Phoenix's Brittney Griner and Washington's Elena Delle Donne posted double-doubles on Wednesday as they delivered their teams to the second round of the WNBA playoffs.
Washington went 1-4 to close the regular season. But the WNBA Basketball Power Index gives the Mystics a 52 percent chance to advance to the second round -- and predicts that both first-round games will be close scores.
The WNBA playoffs tip off Wednesday on ESPN2 with a pair of single-elimination games. The Mercury, the strongest of the four teams in the first round, and the Wings are expected to continue their regular-season dominance over the Storm and Mystics.
Breanna Stewart scored 29 points, making two free throws with 15.6 seconds left for a three-point lead, and the Seattle Storm beat the Chicago Sky 85-80 on Sunday.
Elena Delle Donne scored a season-high 37 points and the Washington Mystics secured the fifth playoff spot with a 110-106 overtime victory over the Seattle Storm on Friday night.
Sue Bird broke the WNBA's all-time assists record Friday night, passing Ticha Penicheiro with her 2,600th career assist.
Nothing has come easy for Seattle this season, but if the Storm win at least one of their final two games, they're in the playoffs as the No. 8 seed.
Brittney Griner had 29 points, eight rebounds and five blocks, and Leilani Mitchell hit two late 3-pointers to help the Phoenix Mercury hold off the Seattle Storm 75-71 on Sunday night.
With a personality perfectly suited to play point guard, Sue Bird has always excelled at feeding her teammates the ball. After the Storm star became the WNBA career assists leader Friday, we can officially say no one in league history has done it better.
Sue Bird is already a Seattle legend, bringing two WNBA championships to the city and being a 10-time All-Star. Raising the "12" flag at a Seattle Seahawks game is just icing on the cake.
Sancho Lyttle scored 18 points, Layshia Clarendon had a team-record 14 assists and the Atlanta Dream beat the Seattle Storm 89-83 on Wednesday night to end a nine-game losing streak.
Breanna Stewart had 19 points, nine rebounds and six assists, Jewell Loyd and Alysha Clark scored 17 points apiece and the Seattle Storm never trailed in a 103-66 victory over the Chicago Sky on Sunday night.
Breanna Stewart had 22 points and nine rebounds and the Seattle Storm escaped with a 79-78 victory over the San Antonio Stars on Friday night when Kelsey Plum's basket with 0.8 seconds left was ruled a 2-pointer after a review showed her toe on the...