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  1. WNBA -- Briann January leads Indiana Fever into Game 2

    Graham Hays

    Fighting back to beat the Sun won't be easy for the Fever. But in Briann January, Indiana has a point guard who knows her way around a challenge.

    Story | Conversation | October 05, 2012
  2. WNBA -- Tina Charles leads Conneticut Sun past Indiana Fever

    Graham Hays

    A brief glimpse of Tina Charles' MVP form was more than enough for the Sun to break open a tight game and beat Indiana in Game 1 of the East finals.

    Story | Conversation | October 05, 2012
  3. WNBA -- Connecticut Sun's Kara Lawson redefines her role

    Graham Hays

    Ten seasons into her WNBA career, Kara Lawson is still redefining her place in it. And now, the point guard has the Sun back in the East finals for the first time since 2006.

    Story | Conversation | October 03, 2012
  4. WNBA -- Connecticut Sun rally to sweep New York Liberty in Easter...

    Graham Hays

    League MVP Tina Charles scored 16 of her 25 points after halftime, and key contributions from Asjha Jones and Kara Lawson helped the Sun win their first playoff series since 2006.

    Story | Conversation | September 29, 2012
  5. WNBA -- Tina Charles praises coach Mike Thibault

    Graham Hays

    UNCASVILLE, Conn. -- A few thoughts on the awards handed out to Connecticut Sun players Tina Charles (MVP), Renee Montgomery (Sixth Woman) and Kara Lawson (Kim Perrot) before Thursday's game, a ceremony clearly highlighted by Montgomery and WNBA pre...

    Blog | Conversation | September 27, 2012
  6. WNBA -- Connecticut Sun relieved after Game 1 win

    Graham Hays

    A year after failing to put away Atlanta in the playoffs, Connecticut took care of Game 1 against New York, winning its first postseason game since 2008.

    Story | Conversation | September 27, 2012
  7. espnW -- Laurel Richie hopes Olympic fans are drawn to WNBA

    Graham Hays

    WNBA commissioner Laurel Richie hopes the U.S. women's basketball team winning gold means more eyes will be on her league in the second half of the season and into the playoffs.

    Story | Conversation | August 16, 2012
  8. WNBA playoffs - Team effort lifts Atlanta Dream past Connecticut ...

    Graham Hays

    On the road, trailing and with their star on the bench in foul trouble, the Dream looked done for in their playoff opener. Instead, every other Atlanta player stepped up to steal Game 1 from the Sun.

    Story | Conversation | September 16, 2011
  9. Breaking down the Eastern Conference

    Graham Hays

    How will Indiana fare without Tamika Catchings early on? Can New York reach the playoffs for a second straight year? Will Detroit huddles be more harmonious than ever? Graham Hays takes a team-by-team look at the East.

    Story | Conversation | May 15, 2008
  10. Role players lead Fever in series-clinching win

    Graham Hays

    Trailing 22 points in the second quarter, the Fever began to get plays from players who had been overshadowed in the first round. And in the end, Indiana pulled off the biggest comeback in WNBA playoff history.

    Story | Conversation | August 27, 2007
  11. Can Fever finally score first win of season over Sun?

    Graham Hays

    From Connecticut's total domination of the Fever this season to Indiana's postseason psyche with or without Tamika Catchings, the Fever-Sun series packs plenty of drama.

    Story | Conversation | August 19, 2007
  12. Sun's resurgence sounds a bit Greek to us

    Graham Hays

    At one point, the Sun's playoff hopes this season seemed beyond repair. But Mike Thibault's retooled bench, including Greek rookie Evanthia Maltsi, helped turn everything around.

    Story | Conversation | August 08, 2007
  13. Douglas disputes report that she turned down USA

    Graham Hays

    Reject an offer to play for USA Basketball? Not the Sun's Katie Douglas, despite a report to the contrary.

    Story | Conversation | August 22, 2006
  14. Don't stop believing in Sun yet

    Graham Hays

    Losing Katie Douglas dims the Sun, but it's not time to write a basketball obituary for the East's top seed.

    Story | Conversation | August 21, 2006
  15. Thompson time? Bird back? Questions abound ...

    Graham Hays

    Is Sue Bird back? Can Tina Thompson take over the postseason? Are the Mystics overlooked -- or overmatched? Our expert tackles five pressing questions as the playoffs near.

    Story | Conversation | August 16, 2006
  16. As playoffs open, here come the Sun

    Graham Hays

    Forgive the Sun if they get a little defensive when beginning this year's playoff run. After back-to-back losses in the WNBA Finals, they're out to silence doubters -- and finally win the big one.

    Story | Conversation | August 13, 2006