Anne Donovan, who coached Storm to first title, dead at 56

Anne Donovan, the Basketball Hall of Famer who won a national championship at Old Dominion, two Olympic gold medals in the 1980s and coached the Seattle Storm to a WNBA title and the U.S. national team to gold in 2008, died Wednesday of heart failure. She was 56. Donovan’s family confirmed the death in a statement. “While it is extremely difficult to express how devastating it is to lose Anne, our family remains so very grateful to have been blessed […]

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Storm guard Jewell Loyd in-studio on “Q It Up Sports”

Seattle Storm guard Jewell Loyd joined Q13 Fox Sports Director Aaron Levine in-studio Sunday night following the Storm’s close loss to Atlanta. It was the first of five straight home games at KeyArena which continues this week with games on Tuesday and Friday night. On Friday, the first 3,000 fans will receive Jewell Loyd bobbleheads. Loyd discussed everything from new head coach Dan Hughes to her relationship with former Lakers star Kobe Bryant, and how he’s become a mentor for […]

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Hail storm wreaks havoc on North Texas neighborhoods

COPPELL — Although summer is practically here in Texas, mother nature had a different message for parts of North Texas early Wednesday morning. Some areas took a heavy pounding during the storm that rolled in, bringing with it baseball and even grapefruit sized hail. After midnight the National Weather Service declared the storm severe and sent out warnings to Denton and Collin County, but Coppell was one of the worst areas hit. “It just started sounding like pellets, and then it […]

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Storm make WNBA record 17 3-pointers, cruise by Aces 101-74

SEATTLE — Breanna Stewart scored 21 points, Jewell Loyd added 20 points and the Seattle Storm set a WNBA record with 17 3-pointers in a 101-74 victory over the Las Vegas Aces on Thursday night. Seattle set a franchise record with 15 3-pointers by the end of the third quarter and finished 17 of 26 from 3-point range. Record-setting night at KeyArena! We’re back in action on Saturday at @DallasWings! 👍🏀 #StormWins #WeRepSeattle RECAP ▶️ https://t.co/0DPeWpH8va pic.twitter.com/61yREhKf8M — Seattle Storm […]

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Hurricane Maria death toll may be more than 4,600 in Puerto Rico

PUERTO RICO — An estimated 4,645 people died in Hurricane Maria and its aftermath in Puerto Rico, according to an academic report published Tuesday in a prestigious medical journal. That figure dwarfs Puerto Rico’s official death toll of 64, which the article’s authors called a “substantial underestimate” of Hurricane Maria’s death toll. “These numbers … underscore the inattention of the US government to the frail infrastructure of Puerto Rico,” authors from Harvard University and other institutions wrote in the New […]

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Jewell Loyd scores 29 points, Storm top Mercury 87-71

PHOENIX (AP) — Jewell Loyd scored 29 points, Breanna Stewart had nine points and 11 rebounds and the Seattle Storm beat the Phoenix Mercury 87-71 on Wednesday night. Sue Bird capped the first-half scoring with a 3-pointer to extend Seattle’s lead to 46-33. The Storm outscored Phoenix 31-13 in the second quarter after the Mercury opened the game on a 13-2 run. The Storm went on a 10-2 run — eight coming from the line — for an 11-point lead […]

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Griner has 29 points and 10 boards, Mercury beat Storm 87-82

SEATTLE — Brittney Griner had 29 points and 10 rebounds to help the Phoenix Mercury hold on for an 87-82 victory over the Seattle Storm on Sunday night. Griner, who led the WNBA in scoring and blocks per game last season, shot 10 for 16 from the field and added four assists and three blocks. Briann January finished with 15 points and six assists, while Diana Taurasi and DeWanna Bonner scored 12 points apiece for the Mercury (2-0). Sue Bird […]

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Multiple people dead after storm tears through Northeast

EAST COAST — Here in Texas it may feel like the middle of summer, even the official start of it is still about a month away, but for those in the northeast it’s still feeling and acting very much like spring. On Tuesday, a raging storm blew through the Mid-Atlantic and northeastern states claiming the lives of at least 2 people. One of those people was a man trying to wait out the storm in his truck but was killed […]

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Q13 FOX/JOEtv and Seattle Storm announce partnership extension: Watch 16 games live

SEATTLE — The Seattle Storm on Tuesday announced the 2018 local broadcast schedule in partnership with Q13 FOX (KCPQ Ch. 13) and JOEtv (KZJO Ch. 22, cable 110). Seattle will welcome the Phoenix Mercury at 6 p.m. for Opening Night presented by Swedish on May 20, broadcast on JOEtv. JOEtv (ch. 22, cable 110). will broadcast 15 of the Storm’s 2018 regular-season home games, and for the first time, will air the Storm on the road, on May 27 against […]

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Storm drafts Jordin Canada, heir apparent to Sue Bird

SEATTLE – It was a bittersweet evening for the Seattle Storm on Thursday, as they used their much-anticipated first-round draft pick to select the heir apparent to franchise legend Sue Bird. With the fifth overall pick, the Storm took UCLA guard Jordin Canada, a pass-first point guard who was a two-time Pac-12 defensive player of the year. “I love Sue Bird, she’s one of my role models,” Canada told the Associated Press. The Storm are imagining a long, bright future […]

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