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Stewart participating at US women's hoop training camp

UConn senior Breanna Stewart is taking a break from her season to participate in a three-day training camp for the U.S. women's national basketball team. Stewart, who has guided the No. 1 Huskies to an undefeated season, is the only college athlete among the 16 players competing at the camp. She helped the U.S. win gold at the 2014 World Championship. Joining Stewart at the training...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

WNBA free agency begins, Liberty signs Indiana guard Zellous

NEW YORK (AP) WNBA free agency began Monday. As usual, don't expect much in the way of major player movement. Sue Bird is the prized free agent of this offseason, but she likely won't be going anywhere. Bird is expected to re-sign with Seattle, the only team she's ever played for in the league. While the veteran guard is almost certain to remain out West with the Storm, there...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

WNBA free agency set to begin Monday

NEW YORK (AP) WNBA free agency begins on Monday. As usual, don't expect much in the way of major player movement. Sue Bird is the prized free agent of this offseason, but she likely won't be going anywhere. Bird is expected to re-sign with Seattle, the only team she's ever played for in the league. While the veteran guard is almost certain to remain out West with the Storm, there...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Skylar Diggins Puts in Work in This Commercial Celebrating 20 Years of the WNBA

The WNBA is officially entering its 20th season with more star power than ever. From Skylar Diggins to Brittney Griner to Elena Della Donne, the WNBA is ripe with young talent, which has helped push its popularity to an all-time high. RELATED: How Skylar Diggins Became the Future of the WNBA [youtube video="fu5ME9kpDhs" /] The league put many of its stars in one place...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Catchings, Bird, Taurasi headline finalists for US team

Tamika Catchings, Sue Bird and Diana Taurasi headline the 25 finalists for the U.S. women's basketball Olympics team. The trio has each won three Olympic gold medals and could be trying for a fourth straight in Rio this summer. The U.S. has won an unprecedented five straight gold medals in the Olympics. Other former Olympians among the finalists include Seimone Augustus, Sylvia...
Via AP on Fox
19 days ago  |  Discuss

US women's basketball team to train in Europe

Fresh off their WNBA seasons, Elena Delle Donne, Candace Parker and Sue Bird will lead a group of U.S. basketball players to Europe to train in preparation for next year's Olympics. ''It's nice to get a group together, since we have limited time because of everyone's schedules,'' Bird said. ''There are only a few times a year that we can practice, and we need to make the most of...
Via AP on Fox
September 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Storm win WNBA lottery, say they will pick UConn star No. 1

  The last time the Seattle Storm drafted No. 1 overall in two straight WNBA drafts, they chose Lauren Jackson and Sue Bird, beginning an era that included 10 straight playoff appearances and two WNBA titles. Storm coach Jenny Boucek is hoping for similar success after winning the WBNA lottery for second consecutive year Thursday night. She confirmed the team plans to use the top...
Via AP on Fox
September 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Sims leads Shock past Storm 85-67 for sixth-straight win

SEATTLE (AP) Odyssey Sims had 24 points and four assists to lead the Tulsa Shock to an 85-67 victory over the Seattle Storm on Thursday night. Plenette Pierson scored 17 points, Brianna Kiesel had 13 and Karima Christmas added 10 for Tulsa (16-14), which has won six straight. Seattle (9-21), which dropped three games back of Los Angeles for the final Western Conference playoff spot...
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September 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Loyd, Langhorne lead Storm past Mystics, 69-59

SEATTLE (AP) Jewell Loyd had 18 points, making all 14 of her free throw attempts, and Crystal Langhorne scored 15 to help the Seattle Storm beat the Washington Mystics 69-59 on Sunday night. Sue Bird added 12 points for the Storm (9-20). Washington led by as many as 13 in the first half and Natasha Cloud's layup with 5:11 left in the third quarter gave the Mystics (16-12) a 10-point...
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August 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Langhorne leads Seattle Storm past San Antonio Stars, 83-69

SEATTLE (AP) Crystal Langhorne had 22 points and 10 rebounds for her first double-double of the season and the Seattle Storm beat the San Antonio Stars 83-69 on Friday night. Sue Bird had all 10 of her points in the first quarter as the Storm (8-20) opened a 25-16 lead. The Stars (7-22) are winless in 14 road games. Markeisha Gatling, who started with both power forwards out, had...
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August 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Bird to make ninth All-Star appearance, Pierson her first

NEW YORK (AP) Seattle's Sue Bird will be playing in her ninth WNBA All-Star Game on Saturday as a Western Conference reserve. The league announced the rosters on Tuesday night. Bird will be joined by Tulsa's Plenette Pierson, who will be playing in her first All-Star contest. The 12-year veteran is one of seven players competing in their first All-Star Game. DeWanna Bonner of Phoenix...
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July 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Seattle wins 2nd straight, beating Atlanta 86-73

SEATTLE (AP) Alysha Clarke and Ramu Tokashiki scored 14 points apiece and the Seattle Storm led nearly wire-to-wire for their second straight victory, 86-73 over the Atlanta Dream on Saturday night. Clarke was 4 of 7 from the field, including a pair of 3-pointers, and Tokashiki was 6 of 9. Sue Bird had 12 assists, two shy of her career best to help Seattle improve to 5-12. Seattle...
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July 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Bird, rookies lead Seattle Storm past Shock 74-69

SEATTLE (AP) Sue Bird scored 17 points and rookies Jewell Loyd and Ramu Tokashiki combined for 25, including seven in the last three minutes as the Seattle Storm ended a five-game losing streak with a 74-69 win over the Tulsa Shock on Tuesday night. Crystal Langhorne added 15 points for the Storm (3-7), who had lost their previous three games by a total of nine points, including...
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July 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Bird, rookies lead Seattle Storm past Shock 74-69

SEATTLE (AP) Sue Bird scored 17 points and rookies Jewell Loyd and Ramu Tokashiki combined for 25, including seven in the last three minutes as the Seattle Storm ended a five-game losing streak with a 74-69 win over the Tulsa Shock on Tuesday night. Crystal Langhorne added 15 points for the Storm (3-7), who had lost their previous three games by a total of nine points, including...
Via AP on Fox
July 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Bird, rookies lead Seattle Storm past Shock 74-69

SEATTLE (AP) Sue Bird scored 17 points and rookies Jewell Loyd and Ramu Tokashiki combined for 25, including seven in the last three minutes as the Seattle Storm ended a five-game losing streak with a 74-69 win over the Tulsa Shock on Tuesday night. Crystal Langhorne added 15 points for the Storm (3-7), who had lost their previous three games by a total of nine points, including...
Via AP on Fox
July 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Bird, rookies lead Seattle Storm past Shock 74-69

SEATTLE (AP) Sue Bird scored 17 points and rookies Jewell Loyd and Ramu Tokashiki combined for 25, including seven in the last three minutes as the Seattle Storm ended a five-game losing streak with a 74-69 win over the Tulsa Shock on Tuesday night. Crystal Langhorne added 15 points for the Storm (3-7), who had lost their previous three games by a total of nine points, including...
Via AP on Fox
July 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Bird, rookies lead Seattle Storm past Shock 74-69

SEATTLE (AP) Sue Bird scored 17 points and rookies Jewell Loyd and Ramu Tokashiki combined for 25, including seven in the last three minutes as the Seattle Storm ended a five-game losing streak with a 74-69 win over the Tulsa Shock on Tuesday night. Crystal Langhorne added 15 points for the Storm (3-7), who had lost their previous three games by a total of nine points, including...
Via AP on Fox
July 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Bird, rookies lead Seattle Storm past Shock 74-69

SEATTLE (AP) Sue Bird scored 17 points and rookies Jewell Loyd and Ramu Tokashiki combined for 25, including seven in the last three minutes as the Seattle Storm ended a five-game losing streak with a 74-69 win over the Tulsa Shock on Tuesday night. Crystal Langhorne added 15 points for the Storm (3-7), who had lost their previous three games by a total of nine points, including...
Via AP on Fox
July 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Bird, rookies lead Seattle Storm past Shock 74-69

SEATTLE (AP) Sue Bird scored 17 points and rookies Jewell Loyd and Ramu Tokashiki combined for 25, including seven in the last three minutes as the Seattle Storm ended a five-game losing streak with a 74-69 win over the Tulsa Shock on Tuesday night. Crystal Langhorne added 15 points for the Storm (3-7), who had lost their previous three games by a total of nine points, including...
Via AP on Fox
July 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Bird, rookies lead Seattle Storm past Shock 74-69

SEATTLE (AP) Sue Bird scored 17 points and rookies Jewell Loyd and Ramu Tokashiki combined for 25, including seven in the last three minutes as the Seattle Storm ended a five-game losing streak with a 74-69 win over the Tulsa Shock on Tuesday night. Crystal Langhorne added 15 points for the Storm (3-7), who had lost their previous three games by a total of nine points, including...
Via AP on Fox
July 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Bird, rookies lead Seattle Storm past Shock 74-69

SEATTLE (AP) Sue Bird scored 17 points and rookies Jewell Loyd and Ramu Tokashiki combined for 25, including seven in the last three minutes as the Seattle Storm ended a five-game losing streak with a 74-69 win over the Tulsa Shock on Tuesday night. Crystal Langhorne added 15 points for the Storm (3-7), who had lost their previous three games by a total of nine points, including...
Via AP on Fox
July 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Bird, rookies lead Seattle Storm past Shock 74-69

SEATTLE (AP) Sue Bird scored 17 points and rookies Jewell Loyd and Ramu Tokashiki combined for 25, including seven in the last three minutes as the Seattle Storm ended a five-game losing streak with a 74-69 win over the Tulsa Shock on Tuesday night. Crystal Langhorne added 15 points for the Storm (3-7), who had lost their previous three games by a total of nine points, including...
Via AP on Fox
July 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Bird, rookies lead Seattle Storm past Shock 74-69

SEATTLE (AP) Sue Bird scored 17 points and rookies Jewell Loyd and Ramu Tokashiki combined for 25, including seven in the last three minutes as the Seattle Storm ended a five-game losing streak with a 74-69 win over the Tulsa Shock on Tuesday night. Crystal Langhorne added 15 points for the Storm (3-7), who had lost their previous three games by a total of nine points, including...
Via AP on Fox
July 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Bird, rookies lead Seattle Storm past Shock 74-69

SEATTLE (AP) Sue Bird scored 17 points and rookies Jewell Loyd and Ramu Tokashiki combined for 25, including seven in the last three minutes as the Seattle Storm ended a five-game losing streak with a 74-69 win over the Tulsa Shock on Tuesday night. Crystal Langhorne added 15 points for the Storm (3-7), who had lost their previous three games by a total of nine points, including...
Via AP on Fox
July 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Bird, rookies lead Seattle Storm past Shock 74-69

SEATTLE (AP) Sue Bird scored 17 points and rookies Jewell Loyd and Ramu Tokashiki combined for 25, including seven in the last three minutes as the Seattle Storm ended a five-game losing streak with a 74-69 win over the Tulsa Shock on Tuesday night. Crystal Langhorne added 15 points for the Storm (3-7), who had lost their previous three games by a total of nine points, including...
Via AP on Fox
July 01, 2015  |  Discuss
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