Posts Tagged ‘Breast Health Awareness’

and UConn alum (except there’s no link to the auction). I can’t imagine Rebecca’s emotions tomorrow night…

Bid, Win & Support The Pink!

As part of WNBA Breast Health Awareness Week, the Liberty will host Breast Health Awareness Night presented by Delta Air Lines, on Tuesday, August 9 at the Prudential Center. The Liberty take on 2010 WNBA champion Seattle Storm at 8:00 p.m. on ESPN 2.

For tickets Click Here and use promo code BHA2011.

Bid on the Concourse
A Silent Auction will take place on the concourse beginning when doors open and concluding at the end of halftime. Stop by the auction tables to place your bid on all Liberty players’ autographed game worn pink jerseys and autographed shoes from other WNBA stars from UCONN, in support of Rebecca Lobo, including Sue Bird, Swin Cash, Maya Moore and Diana Taurasi!

Online Auction Open Now!
Also, visit our online auction at which will be open through Tuesday August 16th.

Bid Live During the Game!
Pick up your pink paddles for a first-ever LIVE auction which will take place during halftime in Section 21. Bid on the following big-ticket items:

Delta Fly Away Weekend to Chicago
Want to see your NY Liberty take on the Chicago Sky…in Chicago? Bid now for your chance to win this trip for two (2) on Sunday, August 28th. The package includes Delta shuttle airfare for two (2), 2-nights at Hotel Indigo, and two (2) tickets to the Chicago Sky game! VIP to team practice and much more.
Starting bid: $800

Player Package
Bid now for this prize package which includes an autographed jersey & shoes worn by the Liberty player of your choice and enjoy a private lunch with her!
Starting bid: $500

Coach the Liberty!
Bid now for your chance to follow Coach Whisenant for the day as an honorary coach! Sit in on chalk-talk, watch shootaround, and sit courtside during the game with all the players, coaches and trainers!
Starting bid: $500

Liberty to Honor Rebecca Lobo Tomorrow!

Rebecco Lobo Induction Join us as Liberty Legend Rebecca Lobo becomes the fourth inductee to the Ring of Honor on tomorrow. Lobo will receive her ring during a special halftime presentation when the Liberty take on the Storm at the Prudential Center at 8 pm. A portion of the proceeds raised for Tuesday’s game, Breast Health Awareness Night, will be donated to the RuthAnn & Rebecca Lobo Scholarship for Allied Health at UConn, in memory of Rebecca’s mom who recently lost her battle with breast cancer.

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Warlick, Caldwell on the road again

Holly Warlick and Nikki Caldwell have picked up an additional former Lady Vol basketball player for their annual motorcycle ride to raise awareness of breast cancer. Jody Adams, the head coach of Wichita State, has joined “Champions for a Cause” for this month’s South Dakota-to-Nevada trek.

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Connecticut’s Asjha Jones

For Asjha Jones of the Connecticut Sun, resilience is simply in her nature. The nine-year pro has been a staple of consistency during her time in the league and the same mindset has been true off the court. In fact, the vicious nature of cancer has, unfortunately, been a part of her life since early childhood.

“It seems like cancer keeps popping up everywhere,” Jones said. “It’s kind of always been there. My grandmother passed away when I was really young, maybe three or four, my father’s significant other passed away, and one of my mom’s really good friends is battling currently.”

From Michelle Smith at Fanhouse: Katie Douglas Puts Heart, Experience Into Breast Health Awareness Week

…as the WNBA‘s Breast Health Awareness Week winds down Tuesday with the Indiana Fever’s game against the Los Angeles Sparks, Douglas, the Fever guard, said it’s been an “extremely positive and powerful week for me.”

“I would love for my mother to be at my games and it’s been almost 11 years since she died,” Douglas said. “I’m doing everything in my power to make her proud.”

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Twitter word filter?

Turns a tweet into: @wnba RT @IndianaFever: Tonite is ***** Health Awareness Night presented by Community Health Network. 3K fans will receive pink Fever jersey #bha

Suddenly flashing back on when sprinter Tyson Gay got a name change.

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It’s time to


WNBA fans, there’s no need to adjust your TV screens this week, but don’t be shocked by all the pink. As part of the women’s hoops league’s annual breast health awareness initiative, home teams in four nationally televised games will sport pink and white uniforms.

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