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2008 News Archive

Features Archive

DECEMBER
Dec. 31, 2008: storm.wnba.com's Best of 2008
Dec. 31, 2008: Free Agent Market Opens Monday
Dec. 15, 2008: Storm Confident Entering Free Agency
Dec. 11, 2008: Storm's Weekend of Basketball
Dec. 8, 2008: Storm Passes on Dispersal Draft

NOVEMBER
Nov. 26, 2008: Season Ticket Holders Get Their Chance to Select Seats
Nov. 17, 2008: Teaching Hoops in the Tropics
Nov. 4, 2008: Storm Q&A: Sen. Maria Cantwell

SEPTEMBER
Sept. 26, 2008: Storm Offseason Plans
Sept. 25, 2008: Storm Hoping for Continuity in 2009
Sept. 25, 2008: Jackson Hasn't Considered Free Agency
Sept. 24, 2008: For Players, Storm's Season Ended Too Soon
Sept. 22, 2008: Storm's Defense Never Rests
Sept. 18, 2008: Storm Taking Motivation from Doubters
Sept. 18, 2008: Experience Could be Key for Storm
Sept. 17, 2008: Storm-Sparks: A Rivalry Renewed
Sept. 11, 2008: Jackson Back in Seattle
Sept. 10, 2008: The Reluctant MVP Candidate

AUGUST
Aug. 27, 2008: 'Yes We Can': Storm Confident Without Jackson
Aug. 25, 2008: Gold in Hand, Bird Returns
Aug. 20, 2008: Storm Will Move Forward Without Jackson
Aug. 18, 2008: Two Golds Highlight Darsch's Resume
Aug. 12, 2008: Olympics Q&A: Yolanda Griffith and Sheryl Swoopes
Aug. 8, 2008: Bird Steps to Forefront for USA
Aug. 7, 2008: Jackson's Goal is Gold
Aug. 1, 2008: Rumors of USA's Demise Greatly Exaggerated

JULY
July 17, 2008: Storm Prepares for Life Without LJ
July 16, 2008: In the Wright Spot
July 14, 2008: Gearlds Finding the Range
July 7, 2008: Just After Midway Point, Storm Hitting Stride
July 1, 2008: O'Neill's Opportunity Arrives

JUNE
June 28, 2008: Allstate, Storm Team Up for Youth Clinic
June 27, 2008: Fans Line Up for Chance to Meet Bird
June 27, 2008: Little Arrives in Seattle
June 5, 2008: Ely Comfortable Back at Power Forward
June 2, 2008: Bird Looks Forward to Olympic Challenge

MAY
May 29, 2008: Friendly Rivals Square Off on Sidelines
May 28, 2008: Cash Fitting in to Storm Offense
May 21, 2008: Bird Displays Aggressive Attitude
May 19, 2008: Griffith to Face Old Teammates Tuesday
May 16, 2008: Is This "The Perfect Storm?"
May 15, 2008: The Veterans: Griffith and Swoopes
May 14, 2008: The Centerpiece: Storm Looks to Relieve Pressure on Jackson
May 13, 2008: Bird Returns to Revamped Storm
May 12, 2008: Fresh Start: Cash Begins Anew in Seattle
May 9, 2008: NBA Role Model for Robinson
May 7, 2008: Twin Sisters Reunited With Storm
May 5, 2008: Beck in the Mix at PG

APRIL
April 29, 2008: Debut is Homecoming for Quigley
April 23, 2008: Gearlds Ready to Move Forward
April 17, 2008: Agler's Long Path to Seattle

MARCH
March 14, 2008: Storm Q&A: Sue Bird
March 11, 2008: Meet the Storm Coaching Network
March 5, 2008: Storm Q&A: Karen Bryant
March 3, 2008: Storm Adds Swoopes to Star-Studded Core

FEBRUARY
Feb. 21, 2008: Storm Fans Welcome Swin Cash and Brian Agler
Feb. 20, 2008: In Cash, Storm Adds Proven Winner
Feb. 7, 2008: Strong Reaction to New Storm Ownership Group
Feb. 6, 2008: Deal With Dream Begins Busy Storm Off-Season
Feb. 6, 2008: Storm on Girls and Women in Sports
Feb. 6, 2008: Storm Fans Open Hearts at City Hall

JANUARY
Jan. 9, 2008: Shyra Ely on Brian Agler
Jan. 9, 2008: Agler the Choice for Storm Head Coach
Jan. 9, 2008: Storm Fans & Select-A-Seat: A Perfect Match
Jan. 8, 2008: A Force for Storm Fans
Jan. 8, 2008: WNBA President: ‘A Great Day for Storm Fans’
Jan. 8, 2008: Local Ownership Group Secures Option to Purchase Storm

Press Release Archive

DECEMBER
Dec. 18, 2008: Storm Announces 2009 Schedule
Dec. 2, 2008: Swoopes Statement on Comets

NOVEMBER
Nov. 17, 2008: Storm Re-Signs Patterson
Nov. 13, 2008: Storm Receives Heroes of Health Award
Nov. 4, 2008: Storm Adds Four to Front-Office Staff

OCTOBER
Oct. 28, 2008: Storm Wins Fast Break to Reading Competition
Oct. 3, 2008: Bird, Jackson Named to All-WNBA Second Team

SEPTEMBER
Sept. 19, 2008: Jackson Named to WNBA All-Defensive Second Team
Sept. 18, 2008: FSN to Televise Game 1 on Tape Delay
Sept. 11, 2008: Storm Signs Beck for Remainder of Regular Season
Sept. 4, 2008: Playoff Tickets on Sale Saturday

AUGUST
Aug. 19, 2008: Jackson to Undergo Ankle Surgery

JULY
July 23, 2008: Storm Signs O'Neill to Fourth Seven-Day Contract
July 15, 2008: Storm Signs O'Neill to Third Seven-Day Contract
July 8, 2008: Storm Signs O'Neill to Second Seven-Day Contract
July 7, 2008: Jackson Named Western Conference Player of the Week
July 1, 2008: Storm Signs O'Neill to Seven-Day Contract

JUNE
June 28, 2008: Storm Waives Beck
June 22, 2008: Storm Trades for Atlanta's Camille Little
June 22, 2008: Storm Waives Pascalau
June 1, 2008: Santos Joins Brazilian National Team

MAY
May 31, 2008: Bird Named to U.S. Olympic Team
May 16, 2008: Storm Announces Final 2008 Roster
May 15, 2008: Storm Waives O'Neill
May 14, 2008: Storm Waives Hodges
May 14, 2008: Storm Signs Pascalau
May 6, 2008: Burse to Sit Out 2008 Season
May 2, 2008: Storm Waives Davis, Rush

APRIL
April 26, 2008: Storm Waives Hoskins
April 21, 2008: Storm Ready to Work to Meet Expectations
April 21, 2008: Storm Announces Training Camp Roster, Re-Signs Robinson
April 14, 2008: Storm Re-Signs Center Janell Burse
April 10, 2008: Storm Cruises Into New Season with Olivia Travel
April 9, 2008: Storm Adds Backcourt Depth in Draft
April 8, 2008: Storm Signs Former WNBA MVP Yolanda Griffith
April 3, 2008: Nancy Darsch to join Storm as Assistant Coach

MARCH
March 14, 2008: Storm Re-Signs Sue Bird to Multi-Year Contract
March 6, 2008: Storm Signs Forward Shyra Ely
March 6, 2008: Storm Announces Broadcast Partner and Talent
March 5, 2008: Storm Announces Bryant as New CEO
March 3, 2008: Storm Signs WNBA Great Sheryl Swoopes

FEBRUARY
Feb. 28, 2008: WNBA Approves Sale of Seattle Storm to Local Owners
Feb. 20, 2008: Storm Announces 2008 Preseason Schedule
Feb. 19, 2008: Swin Cash Press Conference Video
Feb. 19, 2008: Storm Trades for WNBA All-Star Swin Cash
Feb. 6, 2008: Storm Acquires No. 4 Draft Pick in Trade With Atlanta

JANUARY
Jan. 9, 2008: Agler Named Storm Head Coach
Jan. 8, 2008: Local Ownership Group Secures Option to Purchase Storm