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Don Newcombe, the hard-throwing Brooklyn Dodgers pitcher who was one of the first black players in the major leagues and who went on to win the Rookie of the Year, Most Valuable Player and Cy Young awards, has died. He was 92.
It’s been a relatively quiet offseason for the Connecticut Sun by pro sports standards. It resigned point guard Jasmine Thomas last week, giving them 12 players under contract who will comprise their 2019 roster, barring the unforeseen.
Point guard Jasmine Thomas has resigned with Connecticut Sun, the team announced Thursday. Thomas was named an All-Defensive first-team pick for the second year in a row last season, as chosen by WNBA coaches.