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Tina Charles glad to play for New York Liberty

NEW YORK (AP) Tina Charles just wanted to come home and play alongside Cappie Pondexter.
Via FOXSports.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

AP Sources: Sun trade C/F Tina Charles to Liberty

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) People familiar with the situation say the Connecticut Sun have agreed to trade Tina Charles to New York for players to be named later and the Liberty's first round pick in 2015.
Via FOXSports.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Lisa Leslie Interview

  Lisa Leslie is no stranger to excelling on the basketball court. She is a four time Olympic Gold Medalist. She is a two time WNBA Champion, a three time WNBA MVP, and in college she was the National Player of the year in 1994. The list goes on and on with her many accomplishments at the college and pro level. Now as a co-owner of the LA Sparks, motivational speaker, and sports...
Via StraitPinkie.com
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Lynx match offer sheet for FA guard Wright

MINNEAPOLIS -- The Minnesota Lynx's 2014 roster is shaping up to look remarkably similar to the one that brought the Twin Cities a championship last summer. After re-signing starting center Janel McCarville to a multiyear extension Thursday morning, the team announced it matched Seattle's offer sheet for restricted free agent guard Monica Wright. Minnesota had until Monday...
Via Fox Sports North
March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

WNBA All-Star Maya Moore Surprises 2014 Gatorade National Girls Basketball Player of Year Award Winner Brianna Turner

WNBA All-Star Maya Moore surprised Manvel High School (Texas) senior Brianna Turner on Thursday by presenting her with the 2013-2014 Gatorade National Girls Basketball Player of the Year Award. The Gatorade
Via Stack
March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

BSO Interview: Lisa Leslie Talks March Madness & Capital One Cup

BlackSportsOnline’s Simone Bridges sat down with Lisa Leslie to talk about Her analysis on top rookies, Her thoughts on freshman of the year. Top eligible WNBA Draft contenders and senior standouts Thoughts on women’s bracket and the road to Final Four. Implications a national championship win will have on the race for the Capital One Cup. Her trip down to Women’s Final Four...
Via BlackSportsOnline
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Interview: WNBA Monica Wright Talks Being An Advocate Of Health & Fitness, Giving Back To The Community, And More

In honor of Women’s History Month, MTS had the opportunity to interview a woman of strong, righteous character. Ms. Monica Wright. Monica is a prominent female basketball player who has excelled on the collegiate level setting records at the University of Virginia, and in the pros with already two WNBA champions (2011 & 2013) in her young, promising career (3 years pro, Minnesota...
Via More Than Stats
March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Britney Griner to release tell-all book about experiences at Baylor

Britney Griner made headlines with her one handed dunks at Baylor but there’s a lot more about her we don’t know. According to USAToday.com, Britney Griner plans to release her Memoir, In My Skin, April 8th. In the book Griner talks about her life on and off the court, she also highlights her time at Baylor University. Griner tells us how Baylor caused her to hide her sexuality...
Via BlackSportsOnline
February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Seattle's Jackson undergoes surgery

Lauren Jackson has undergone surgery in Australia on her knee and Achilles tendon putting her status for the upcoming WNBA season with the Seattle Storm in question. The Storm announced Jackson's surgery on Monday evening. The team said they were informed of Jackson's surgery earlier in the day. The surgery was to repair a torn meniscus in her right knee and a chronic problem...
Via AP on Fox
February 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Lisa Leslie, fellow athletes talk women in sports

From four-time Olympic gold medalist Lisa Leslie to Academy Award winners Geena Davis and Reese Witherspoon, the female heavyweights were in full swing at the Young Women's Conference at Brentwood School on Saturday. High-profile females from all professional industries -- sports, entertainment, medicine and business -- were on hand alongside Emmy-winning journalist, producer...
Via Fox Sports West
February 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Catching Up With Monica Wright

I was able to talk with Monica Wright about adjusting to her role coming off the bench, playing basketball in Australia, the role her faith in God plays in her life, the movie Love and Basketball, running a basketball camp for Nike in her hometown and her volunteer work with WNBA Cares.
Via Hoops Addict
February 06, 2014  |  Discuss

U.S. women's basketball team pool list

The U.S. women's basketball team player pool, announced Monday: Jayne Appel, San Antonio Silver Stars Seimone Augustus, Minnesota Lynx Sue Bird, Seattle Storm DeWanna Bonner, Phoenix Mercury Tamika Catchings, Indiana Fever Tina Charles, Connecticut Sun Elena Delle Donne, Chicago Sky Skylar Diggins, Tulsa Shock Stefanie Dolson, UConn Candice Dupree, Phoenix Mercury ...
Via AP on Fox
January 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant and girlfriend/fiancee Monica Wright supposedly taking a break

Kevin Durant and his girlfriend/fiancee Monica Wright are supposedly taking a break in their relationship. Durant and Wright, a WNBA player for the Minnesota Lynx, got engaged in July. Wright was playing for a Korean basketball team briefly, but she left the team last month. The reason for her departure has been debated, but Media […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant Taking a “Break” From Fiancee Monica Wright

No DWading…KD…Please no DWading… Jocks and Stiletto Jill breaks down how there might be some trouble in paradise for Durant and his WNBA fiancee Monica Wright. Short version is she came home from playing overseas, isn’t wearing her engagement ring and KD been partying without her on Christmas and New Year’s Eve.    That has lead to some creepy instagram messages. My...
Via BlackSportsOnline
January 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Lady Vols honor Parker, retire her jersey

Candace Parker didn't think much about having her jersey retired when she played at Tennessee, saying she was more concerned about putting national championship banners in the Thompson-Boling Arena rafters. Now she has both. Parker, who led Tennessee to national titles in 2007 and 2008, had her No. 3 jersey retired Thursday night before the fifth-ranked Lady Vols' game...
Via AP on Fox
January 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Lynx one win away from championship

Seimone Augustus scored 20 points and Lindsay Whalen had 14 points and five assists to push the Minnesota Lynx to the brink of their second title in three seasons with an 88-63 victory over the Atlanta Dream in Game 2 of the WNBA Finals on Tuesday night. Rebekkah Brunson had 12 points and 10 rebounds and Maya Moore chipped in 14 points and eight boards for the Lynx, who lead the...
Via AP on Fox
October 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Lynx one win away from championship

Seimone Augustus scored 20 points and Lindsay Whalen had 14 points and five assists to push the Minnesota Lynx to the brink of their second title in three seasons with an 88-63 victory over the Atlanta Dream in Game 2 of the WNBA Finals on Tuesday night. Rebekkah Brunson had 12 points and 10 rebounds and Maya Moore chipped in 14 points and eight boards for the Lynx, who lead the...
Via AP on Fox
October 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Maya Moore lifts Lynx to Game 1 win

Their disappointing experience last year showed the Minnesota Lynx the danger of a loss at home to open the WNBA Finals. This time, they left no doubt about who's in early control of the series. Maya Moore had 23 points, including three 3-pointers in the first quarter to fuel a strong start, and the Lynx delivered a dominant 84-59 victory over the Atlanta Dream in Game 1 on...
Via AP on Fox
October 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Moore leads Lynx past Dream 84-59 in Game 1

Maya Moore had 23 points, including three 3-pointers in the first quarter to propel Minnesota from the start, and the Lynx delivered a dominant 84-59 victory over the Atlanta Dream in Game 1 of the WNBA Finals on Sunday night. Moore shot 10 for 16 from the floor and grabbed seven rebounds, and Monica Wright pitched in 20 points off the bench. Seimone Augustus scored her usual 19...
Via AP on Fox
October 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Chemistry class: Lynx form tight bond on, off the court

MINNEAPOLIS -- A few scrolls through Janel McCarville's Twitter timeline tell the story best. There's Lindsay Whalen sitting on an airplane, the seat next to her occupied by a snoozing, full-figured male stranger. There's Seimone Augustus' locker, covered in pale yellow sticky notes. And there's a screen grab of the Minnesota Lynx's four representatives at...
Via Fox Sports North
October 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Chemistry class: Lynx form tight bond on, off the court

MINNEAPOLIS -- A few scrolls through Janel McCarville's Twitter timeline tell the story best. There's Lindsay Whalen sitting on an airplane, the seat next to her occupied by a snoozing, full-figured male stranger. There's Seimone Augustus' locker, covered in pale yellow sticky notes. And there's a screen grab of the Minnesota Lynx's four representatives at...
Via Fox Sports North
October 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Lynx sweep Mercury, advance to 3rd straight finals

Maya Moore scored 27 points, Seimone Augustus had 22, and the Minnesota Lynx beat the Phoenix Mercury 72-65 Sunday to advance to the WNBA Finals for the third straight year with a sweep in the best-of-three Western Conference finals. Minnesota will open the finals next Sunday at home against Atlanta, which completed its sweep of Indiana earlier Sunday. Diana Taurasi had 21 points...
Via AP on Fox
September 29, 2013  |  Discuss

McCoughtry leads Dream to WNBA Finals

INDIANAPOLIS -- Angel McCoughtry is back for another shot at her first WNBA title. Five years into her career, she has already cemented her status as one of the league's best players. After the adversity of losing two championship series, McCoughtry is adding improved leadership to her immense array of talents. It paid off Sunday when McCoughtry powered Atlanta to its third Eastern...
Via Fox Sports South
September 29, 2013  |  Discuss

McCoughtry leads Dream to WNBA Finals

Angel McCoughtry led Atlanta to its third WNBA Finals spot in four years, scoring 27 points in the Dream's 67-53 victory over the Indiana Fever on Sunday. Seeking their first title, the Dream swept the best-of-three Eastern Conference finals. They will face the winner of the Western Conference series between Minnesota and Phoenix. Dream center Erika de Souza added 12 points...
Via AP on Fox
September 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Lynx seek to advance to another WNBA Finals Sunday

Diana Taurasi's peck on Seimone Augustus' cheek provided a light-hearted moment in an otherwise uneventful Minnesota Lynx blowout victory over the Phoenix Mercury in Game 1 of the Western Conference finals. Another lackluster performance could result in Phoenix kissing its season goodbye. Minnesota looks to make it a perfect 7 for 7 against the Mercury this season while...
Via Fox Sports North
September 28, 2013  |  Discuss

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