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Lynx vs. Sparks preview

After heading in completely different directions in the season's first half, the Minnesota Lynx and Los Angeles Sparks both added star power during the All-Star break. With Sylvia Fowles expected to start, the Lynx look to avoid rare back-to-back home losses Wednesday night when Candace Parker makes her season debut for the road winless Sparks. Behind Olympians Maya Moore, Lindsay...
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Lynx vs. Sparks preview

After heading in completely different directions in the season's first half, the Minnesota Lynx and Los Angeles Sparks both added star power during the All-Star break. With Sylvia Fowles expected to start, the Lynx look to avoid rare back-to-back home losses Wednesday night when Candace Parker makes her season debut for the road winless Sparks. Behind Olympians Maya Moore, Lindsay...
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Bonner scores 8 of her 34 in OT as Mercury edge Sky

PHOENIX -- DeWanna Bonner scored eight of her season-high 34 points in overtime and the defending champion Phoenix Mercury rallied to beat the Chicago Sky 89-87 on Tuesday night in their first meeting since last year's WNBA Finals. Chicago's Elena Delle Donne missed a jumper with 13 seconds remaining in OT and grabbed her own rebound, but Brittney Griner blocked her putback attempt...
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Bonner scores 8 of her 34 in OT as Mercury edge Sky

PHOENIX -- DeWanna Bonner scored eight of her season-high 34 points in overtime and the defending champion Phoenix Mercury rallied to beat the Chicago Sky 89-87 on Tuesday night in their first meeting since last year's WNBA Finals. Chicago's Elena Delle Donne missed a jumper with 13 seconds remaining in OT and grabbed her own rebound, but Brittney Griner blocked her putback attempt...
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Liberty-Fever Preview

The New York Liberty are off to their best start since 2001 while also riding their longest winning streak in five years, with Tina Charles responsible for most of that success. The 2012 WNBA MVP is putting up numbers that could see her add another trophy to her collection, and she'll look to help the Liberty stay hot Wednesday night against the Indiana Fever. New York (12-5) went...
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Catchings hits game-winner, becomes 2nd all-time scorer

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) Tamika Catchings hit a game-winning fadeaway jumper with 6 seconds left in overtime and became the WNBA's second all-time leading scorer as the Indiana Fever beat the Connecticut Sun 75-73 on Tuesday night to open the second half of the season. Jasmine Thomas' last second heave from half court did not hit the rim. Shavonte Zellous scored a season-high 19 points...
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Lynx, newly acquired Fowles share WNBA championship goal

MINNEAPOLIS -- Minnesota's window for another WNBA championship is still open. That's why they worked so hard to acquire Sylvia Fowles, and that's why she wanted to play for the Lynx. The Lynx were more than willing to part with two players and a first-round draft pick for the 29-year-old Fowles, a two-time Olympian with career averages in the league of 15.7 points, 9.8 rebounds...
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Lynx, newly acquired Fowles share WNBA championship goal

MINNEAPOLIS -- Minnesota's window for another WNBA championship is still open. That's why they worked so hard to acquire Sylvia Fowles, and that's why she wanted to play for the Lynx. The Lynx were more than willing to part with two players and a first-round draft pick for the 29-year-old Fowles, a two-time Olympian with career averages in the league of 15.7 points, 9.8 rebounds...
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Lynx add Fowles for stretch run in WNBA title race

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Minnesota's window for another WNBA championship is still open. That's why they worked so hard to acquire Sylvia Fowles. That's why she wanted to play for the Lynx. The Lynx were more than willing to part with two players and a first-round draft pick for the 29-year-old Fowles, a two-time Olympian with career averages in the league of 15.7 points, 9.8 rebounds and...
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Sparks-Lynx Preview

After heading in completely different directions in the season's first half, the Minnesota Lynx and Los Angeles Sparks both added star power during the All-Star break. With Sylvia Fowles expected to start, the Lynx look to avoid rare back-to-back home losses Wednesday night when Candace Parker makes her season debut for the road winless Sparks. Behind Olympians Maya Moore, Lindsay...
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Fever-Sun Preview

Tamika Catchings didn't want her final All-Star Game appearance to end so soon, but she'll get another chance to play in the same venue just days later. The veteran forward looks to become the WNBA's second all-time leading scorer Tuesday night when the visiting Indiana Fever open the second half of their season against the Connecticut Sun. Catchings started in her league-record...
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Sky-Mercury Preview

With the Sylvia Fowles saga finally behind them, Elena Delle Donne and the Chicago Sky hope to pick up where they left off prior to the All-Star break. After acquiring All-Star center Erika De Souza, the visiting Sky seek their seventh win in eight games by snapping a five-game losing streak against the Phoenix Mercury on Tuesday night in the first meeting since last year's WNBA...
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Lynx acquire Sylvia Fowles from Sky in 3-team trade

The Chicago Sky traded center Sylvia Fowles to the Minnesota Lynx as part of a three-team deal Monday. The Sky acquired Erika De Souza from Atlanta and also gave the Lynx their second-round pick in next year's draft. The Dream received Damiris Dantas, Reshanda Gray and Minnesota's first-round pick next season. Lynx executive vice president Roger Griffith called Fowles a "proven,...
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Lynx acquire Sylvia Fowles from Sky in 3-team trade

The Chicago Sky traded center Sylvia Fowles to the Minnesota Lynx as part of a three-team deal Monday. The Sky acquired Erika De Souza from Atlanta and also gave the Lynx their second-round pick in next year's draft. The Dream received Damiris Dantas, Reshanda Gray and Minnesota's first-round pick next season. Lynx executive vice president Roger Griffith called Fowles a "proven,...
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Sky trade Sylvia Fowles to Lynx as part of 3-team deal

The Chicago Sky have traded center Sylvia Fowles to the Minnesota Lynx as part of a three-team deal. The Sky on Monday acquired Erika De Souza from Atlanta and also give the Lynx their second-round pick in next year's draft. The Dream get Damiris Dantas, Reshanda Gray and Minnesota's first-round pick next season. Fowles sat out the first half of the year after requesting a trade...
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Moore scores WNBA All-Star record 30, leads West past East

UNCASVILLE, Conn. -- Maya Moore scored a record 30 points to lead the West to a 117-112 victory over the East on Saturday in the WNBA All-Star Game. The league's reigning MVP scored eight straight points in the final 2 minutes to turn a one-point deficit into a 113-106 advantage. After a basket by the East cut it to a four-point game, the Minnesota forward hit another deep 3 to seal...
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Lynx's Maya Moore scores WNBA All-Star-record 30 points in win for West

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) -- Maya Moore scored a record 30 points to lead the West to a 117-112 victory over the East on Saturday in the WNBA All-Star Game. The league's reigning MVP scored eight straight points in the final 2 minutes to turn a one-point deficit into a 113-106 advantage. After a basket by the East cut it to a four-point game, the Minnesota forward hit another deep 3...
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Lynx's Maya Moore scores WNBA All-Star-record 30 points in win for West

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) -- Maya Moore scored a record 30 points to lead the West to a 117-112 victory over the East on Saturday in the WNBA All-Star Game. The league's reigning MVP scored eight straight points in the final 2 minutes to turn a one-point deficit into a 113-106 advantage. After a basket by the East cut it to a four-point game, the Minnesota forward hit another deep 3...
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Moore leads West to 117-112 win over the East

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) Maya Moore scored a record 30 points to lead the West to a 117-112 victory over the East on Saturday in the WNBA All-Star Game. The league's reigning MVP scored eight straight points in the final 2 minutes to turn a one-point deficit into a 113-106 advantage. After a basket by the East cut it to a four-point game, the Minnesota forward hit another deep 3 to...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

West All-Stars-East All-Stars Preview

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) Tamika Catchings didn't want to get sentimental thinking about her final All-Star Game. Catchings, who announced last fall that 2016 would be her final season, will be playing in a record 10th game Saturday. The WNBA usually skips the All-Star Game during Olympic years. ''I'm excited,'' Catchings said. ''I think everybody thought I'd be sad about this coming...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch Becky Hammon coaching the Spurs Summer League team

Watching Becky Hammon coaching the Spurs Summer League team is fascinating. [Twitter]Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
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Brittney Griner accused wife of cheating on her with men

Brittney Griner filed to have her marriage to fellow WNBA player Glory Johnson annulled last month, claiming that the union was based on “fraud and duress” and that Johnson pressured her into it. Griner also suspected that Johnson was cheating on her. According to court documents obtained by TMZ, Griner says she discovered in April...Read More
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Becky Hammon now a head coaching candidate?

Is Becky Hammon now a head coaching candidate?
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Moore's late shot in OT misses, Lynx lose 78-77 to Sun

MINNEAPOLIS -- Camille Little hit a jumper, scoring her only points of the game, with 8 seconds left to help the Connecticut Sun beat the Minnesota Lynx 78-77 in overtime on Wednesday, ending a six-game losing streak. The Sun closed the game on a 7-2 run, including Jasmine Thomas' 3-pointer that gave Connecticut a 76-75 lead with 27 seconds left. Maya Moore, who scored 20 of her...
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Moore's late shot in OT misses, Lynx lose 78-77 to Sun

MINNEAPOLIS -- Camille Little hit a jumper, scoring her only points of the game, with 8 seconds left to help the Connecticut Sun beat the Minnesota Lynx 78-77 in overtime on Wednesday, ending a six-game losing streak. The Sun closed the game on a 7-2 run, including Jasmine Thomas' 3-pointer that gave Connecticut a 76-75 lead with 27 seconds left. Maya Moore, who scored 20 of her...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss
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