Sky star Delle Donne to undergo thumb surgery

ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) Chicago Sky star Elena Delle Donne will undergo surgery on Tuesday to repair her injured right thumb. The reigning WNBA MVP was injured last Wednesday during the first half against Washington. The Sky made the announcement Monday. There is no timetable for her return. Delle Donne, who won the scoring title in 2015, is tied for the scoring lead this season...
Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Tina Charles, Breanna Stewart named WNBA Players of the Week

Tina Charles continued to solidify her Most Valuable Player argument while Breanna Stewart enjoyed acclaim for her recent run of success as the pair were named WNBA Player of the Week for the Eastern and Western Conference, respectively. Charles won the award for the seventh time this season, averaging 24.7 points and 9.7 rebounds per game over three contests for the Liberty from...
Via Excelle Sports
4 days ago

Charles helps Liberty beat Sun 89-82

NEW YORK (AP) Tina Charles had 23 points and 10 rebounds to help the New York Liberty beat the Connecticut Sun 89-82 on Friday night. While the Liberty have already clinched the No. 3 seed in the playoffs, Connecticut is on the outside of the postseason looking in. The Sun are sitting in 10th place and will need a lot of help to make the playoffs. To make matters worse, they...
Via Associated Press
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Tina Charles, dominating for the New York Liberty, just wants to win

Tina Charles was dumbfounded. Sitting in the Liberty locker room fresh off a 66-51 spanking that eliminated New York from the Eastern Conference Finals, the two-time NCAA Champion and Olympic gold medalist was numb more than anything. She won the WNBA’s Most Valuable Player Award in 2012, left the Connecticut Sun to play an E train ride away from where she grew up, improved on...
Via Excelle Sports
7 days ago

Charles helps Liberty beat Mercury 92-70

NEW YORK (AP) Tina Charles scored 23 points, including the 4,000th of her career, to help New York beat Phoenix 92-70 on Saturday night. Charles, who also had 15 rebounds, became the sixth fastest player in WNBA history to reach that milestone and moved the Liberty closer to clinching at least the third seed in the playoffs. New York (20-9) got off to a slow start missing its...
Via Associated Press
13 days ago  |  Discuss

WNBA withdraws fines for teams that protested gun violence

The WNBA has withdrawn its fines for multiple teams and players that protested recent gun violence by wearing black warmup shirts before their games. The Indiana Fever, New York Liberty and Phoenix Mercury were each fined $5,000, and players on those teams were fined $500 a piece for wearing black T-shirts calling attention to shootings by and against police officers in place of...
Via The Comeback
July 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Liberty too much for visiting Lynx, 81-68

NEW YORK -- Tina Charles and Epiphanny Prince wanted to come home to New York and make the Liberty relevant again. After two downtrodden seasons where New York missed the playoffs, they have the Liberty back in the postseason. "It's really special for me," Charles said. "I haven't been in the playoffs the last two or three years, but it means more with this franchise. Being home...
Via Fox Sports North
August 28, 2015  |  Discuss

WNBA star Tina Charles donates half salary to her foundation

NEW YORK -- Liberty star Tina Charles' foundation is always close to her heart. The New York native once again will donate half of her WNBA salary to a charity she started to honor her aunt who died of multiple organ failure in 2013. Charles has already bought 142 automatic external defibrillators over the past few years. She'll donate approximately $50,000 of her salary for the...
Via Associated Press
June 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Cooper returns to bench but Dream fall to Liberty

ATLANTA -- Tina Charles had 29 points and 14 rebounds as the New York Liberty beat Atlanta 83-76 to spoil Dream coach Michael Cooper's early return to the sideline. Cooper missed Atlanta's past five games after being diagnosed with early-stage tongue cancer, and had surgery July 24. Team officials at the time said that Cooper, 58, was expected to miss about two weeks. By winning...
Via Fox Sports South
August 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Rex Ryan: The 'Emperor' has no clothes

Crash course: CFB Week 3 - Nick Saban, why so serious?

The San Diego Chargers and their perpetual choke

Does a QB’s debut really tell us anything?

Biggest series snubs of the 2016 Emmy nominations

NFL Kickoff Week 2: League fails to paper over concussions

Three intriguing reasons to watch college football's biggest Week 3 games

Biggest actress snubs of 2016 Emmy noms

Remembering the longevity of Usher ahead of 'Hard II Love'

David Ortiz and the greatest designated hitters of all time

Today's Best Stuff
For Publishers
Company Info
Follow Yardbarker