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An NBA trailblazer: Becky Hammon breaks a barrier with Spurs

NEW YORK (AP) -- Becky Hammon believes the possibilities are limitless for women coaching in pro sports. One year ago this week, she broke the gender barrier becoming the first full-time paid female assistant coach in the NBA. Now Hammon's happy to see she's no longer the only woman in the profession. Nancy Lieberman accepted an assistant coaching job the other day with the Sacramento...
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Lynx-Sparks Preview

While Maya Moore hopes to take another step toward making history, Candace Parker is simply trying to guide the once league-worst Los Angeles Sparks to the playoffs. After coming up short at Minnesota last week, the Sparks will get another shot at the WNBA-best Lynx on Tuesday night when the league's last two MVPs meet at Staples Center. It looked as though Moore's streak of consecutive...
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An NBA trailblazer: Becky Hammon breaks a barrier with Spurs

NEW YORK (AP) Becky Hammon believes the possibilities are limitless for women coaching in pro sports. One year ago this week, she broke the gender barrier becoming the first full-time paid female assistant coach in the NBA. Now Hammon's happy to see she's no longer the only woman in the profession. Nancy Lieberman accepted an assistant coaching job the other day with the Sacramento...
Via AP on Fox
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Lavender, Parker lead Sparks past Stars, 80-78

SAN ANTONIO (AP) Jantel Lavender scored 20 points, and Candace Parker blocked a potential tying shot in the final seconds to help the Los Angeles Sparks beat the San Antonio Stars 80-78 on Sunday. The Sparks overcame a 13-point deficit. Ana Dabovic scored five points and Lavender added four during a 9-0 run that gave Los Angeles (5-14) a 78-71 lead with 3:02 left. Jayne Appel's...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Mercury lean on defense to win third straight

ATLANTA -- Candice Dupree scored a season-high 27 points and DeWanna Bonner had a steal and hit a pair of free throws in the final seconds to help the Phoenix Mercury hold off the Atlanta Dream 71-68 on Sunday. Atlanta (7-13), after trailing by as many as 18 in the first half, pulled to 67-66 when Damiris Dantas made a layup with 42 seconds left. Angel McCoughtry came up with a steal...
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Dupree scores 27 points to lead Mercury past Dream, 71-68

ATLANTA (AP) Candice Dupree scored a season-high 27 points and DeWanna Bonner had a steal and hit a pair of free throws in the final seconds to help the Phoenix Mercury hold off the Atlanta Dream 71-68 on Sunday. Atlanta (7-13), after trailing by as many as 18 in the first half, pulled to 67-66 when Damiris Dantas made a layup with 42 seconds left. Angel McCoughtry came up with...
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Tina Charles scores 29 points, Liberty beat Storm 78-62

NEW YORK (AP) Tina Charles scored 29 points and the New York Liberty pulled away in the third quarter and beat the Seattle Storm Sunday 78-62 on Sunday for their fourth straight home victory. Up 36-35 at the half, the Liberty (13-6) outscored for Storm (5-16) 24-9 in the third quarter. Epiphanny Prince and Essence Carson each scored 11 points for the Liberty. Candice Wiggins added...
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Mercury lean on defense to win third straight

ATLANTA -- Candice Dupree scored a season-high 27 points and DeWanna Bonner had a steal and hit a pair of free throws in the final seconds to help the Phoenix Mercury hold off the Atlanta Dream 71-68 on Sunday. Atlanta (7-13), after trailing by as many as 18 in the first half, pulled to 67-66 when Damiris Dantas made a layup with 42 seconds left. Angel McCoughtry came up with a steal...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
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Lynx finish strong, hold off Shock

TULSA, Okla. -- Maya Moore scored 16 of her 20 points in the fourth quarter and Sylvia Fowles added 19 points to lead the Minnesota Lynx to an 86-80 win over Tulsa on Saturday night. Moore hit a 3-pointer midway through the fourth quarter to break a 71-all tie and hit two more 3s down the stretch to reach 20 points for the 10th straight game. Tricia Liston added 13 off the bench...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Moore keys Minnesota Lynx win over Tulsa Shock 86-80

TULSA, Okla. (AP) Maya Moore scored 16 of her 20 points in the fourth quarter and Sylvia Fowles added 19 points to lead the Minnesota Lynx to an 86-80 win over Tulsa on Saturday night. Moore hit a 3-pointer midway through the fourth quarter to break a 71-71 tie and hit two more 3s down the stretch to reach 20 points for the 10th straight game. Tricia Liston added 13 off the bench...
Via AP on Fox
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Lynx finish strong, hold off Shock

TULSA, Okla. -- Maya Moore scored 16 of her 20 points in the fourth quarter and Sylvia Fowles added 19 points to lead the Minnesota Lynx to an 86-80 win over Tulsa on Saturday night. Moore hit a 3-pointer midway through the fourth quarter to break a 71-all tie and hit two more 3s down the stretch to reach 20 points for the 10th straight game. Tricia Liston added 13 off the bench...
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Sparks-Stars Preview

It hasn't taken Candace Parker long to return to All-Star form for the Los Angeles Sparks. Coming off her first 30-point effort since July 2014, Parker will try to help the Sparks turn things around as they go after rare back-to-back road wins Sunday against the San Antonio Stars. Los Angeles (4-14) plummeted to the league's worst record at the All-Star break while Parker, a two...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Sun-Fever Preview

Tamika Catchings' late heroics earlier this week gave the Connecticut Sun their only blemish in three games since ending a lengthy losing streak. Now the All-Star forward will try to continue her strong play against the Sun on Sunday when the Indiana Fever go after their longest home winning streak in four years. The Eastern Conference rivals meet for the second time in six days...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Parker leads LA Sparks to 88-77 win over Chicago Sky

ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) Candace Parker scored 31 points and all five starters reached double figures to lead the Los Angeles Sparks to their first road win of the season, 88-77 over the Chicago Sun on Friday night. Kristi Toliver scored 11 of her 20 points in the fourth quarter as Los Angeles (3-14) outscored the Sky 14-4 in the final 4:18. Toliver started the decisive run with a 3...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Lynx-Shock Preview

Riding a string of strong performances, Minnesota Lynx standout and All-Star MVP Maya Moore is moving closer to entering the WNBA record book. Moore will look to post her 11th consecutive 20-point game and help the league-leading Lynx hand the reeling Tulsa Shock their sixth straight loss Saturday night. Despite the recent acquisition of standout veteran Sylvia Fowles, Moore remains...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Moore, Lynx a nightmare for visiting Dream

MINNEAPOLIS -- Maya Moore scored 21 points, the 10th straight game the All-Star MVP has had at least 20 points, and grabbed 10 rebounds to help the fast-starting Minnesota Lynx cruise to an 86-70 victory over the Atlanta Dream on Friday night. Moore had seven points in the first quarter -- when Damiris Dantas was the only Atlanta starter to score with six -- and the Lynx (14-4) scored...
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Moore, Lynx a nightmare for visiting Dream

MINNEAPOLIS -- Maya Moore scored 21 points, the 10th straight game the All-Star MVP has had at least 20 points, and grabbed 10 rebounds to help the fast-starting Minnesota Lynx cruise to an 86-70 victory over the Atlanta Dream on Friday night. Moore had seven points in the first quarter -- when Damiris Dantas was the only Atlanta starter to score with six -- and the Lynx (14-4) scored...
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Moore leads Minnesota Lynx past Atlanta Dream, 86-70

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Maya Moore scored 21 points, the 10th straight game the All-Star MVP has had at least 20 points, and grabbed 10 rebounds to help the fast-starting Minnesota Lynx cruise to an 86-70 victory over the Atlanta Dream on Friday night. Moore had seven points in the first quarter - when Damiris Dantas was the only Atlanta starter to score with six - and the Lynx (14-4)...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Mercury race past Shock with 19-5 closing spurt

TULSA, Okla. -- DeWanna Bonner had 24 points and nine rebounds, Candice Dupree scored 20 and the Phoenix Mercury beat Tulsa 78-66 on Thursday night in the Shock's first game since their Dallas relocation announcement. Phoenix trailed 61-59 with 5 minutes remaining but closed on a 19-5 spurt -- with Bonner, Dupree and Brittney Griner scoring all the points for the Mercury. Griner...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Mercury race past Shock with 19-5 closing spurt

TULSA, Okla. -- DeWanna Bonner had 24 points and nine rebounds, Candice Dupree scored 20 and the Phoenix Mercury beat Tulsa 78-66 on Thursday night in the Shock's first game since their Dallas relocation announcement. Phoenix trailed 61-59 with 5 minutes remaining but closed on a 19-5 spurt -- with Bonner, Dupree and Brittney Griner scoring all the points for the Mercury. Griner...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Mercury close on 19-5 spurt to beat Shock 78-66

TULSA, Okla. (AP) DeWanna Bonner had 24 points and nine rebounds, Candice Dupree scored 20 and the Phoenix Mercury beat Tulsa 78-66 on Thursday night in the Shock's first game since their Dallas relocation announcement. Phoenix trailed 61-59 with 5 minutes remaining, but closed on a 19-5 spurt - with Bonner, Dupree and Brittney Griner scoring all the points for the Mercury. Griner...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Sparks-Sky Preview

The Los Angeles Sparks didn't turn their season around with the return of Candace Parker, but the two-time MVP showed how many fronts she could contribute on against the top team in the league. It could take more offense from her to help get the Sparks back on track Friday night in Chicago against the high-scoring Sky. Parker made her 2015 debut in Wednesday's 82-76 loss in Minnesota...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Dream-Lynx Preview

The Minnesota Lynx tried for months to acquire Sylvia Fowles in hopes of pairing her in the frontcourt with star Maya Moore before getting the help they needed when the Atlanta Dream swooped in to complete a three-team trade. The deal should also give Reshanda Gray and Damiris Dantas larger roles with their new club, and they'll return to Minnesota and face their former team Friday...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Moore, Lynx too much for Sparks

MINNEAPOLIS -- Maya Moore scored 27 points and Lindsay Whalen had 24 to help the Minnesota Lynx hold off the Los Angeles Sparks 82-76 on Wednesday night, spoiling the season debut of two-time MVP Candace Parker. Moore and Whalen scored Minnesota's final 12 points, including a 6-0 run after Los Angeles had pulled within 76-73 with 2:31 left. Minnesota (13-4) avoided losing back-to...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Moore, Lynx too much for Sparks

MINNEAPOLIS -- Maya Moore scored 27 points and Lindsay Whalen had 24 to help the Minnesota Lynx hold off the Los Angeles Sparks 82-76 on Wednesday night, spoiling the season debut of two-time MVP Candace Parker. Moore and Whalen scored Minnesota's final 12 points, including a 6-0 run after Los Angeles had pulled within 76-73 with 2:31 left. Minnesota (13-4) avoided losing back-to...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss
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