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WNBA star Tamika Catchings interns at NBA offices

NEW YORK (AP) Over the course of her storied career, Tamika Catchings has spent many hours at the NBA and WNBA offices. Whether it was for league meetings, union business or just because she was in town, the Indiana Fever star always felt comfortable there. Last month, Catchings had a different reason to come to New York. The 10-time All-Star spent a few weeks in January as an...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Lynx re-sign WNBA finals MVP Sylvia Fowles

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) The Minnesota Lynx have re-signed center Sylvia Fowles, the most valuable player of the WNBA finals. The contract was completed Tuesday with Fowles, who was a free agent. Fowles was acquired by the Lynx from the Chicago Sky in a three-team trade during the All-Star break last summer. She averaged 15.3 points, 8.3 rebounds and 1.5 blocks over 18 regular-season...
Via Associated Press
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Mercury's Taurasi, Griner, Dupree finalists for U.S. Olympic team

Tamika Catchings, Sue Bird and Diana Taurasi are in line to try for a fourth straight Olympic gold medal.The trio headlined the 25 finalists for the U.S. women's basketball Olympic team that were announced Monday.They have helped the Americans win gold at the past three Olympics and hope to be on the team in Rio this summer. The U.S. has won an unprecedented five straight gold medals...
Via Associated Press
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Swin Cash rips Gilbert Arenas over sexist WNBA comments

    Gilbert Arenas made some ridiculously dumb comments about the WNBA on his Instagram page this week, and there is sure to be backlash. Some of it has already come in the form of a few tweets from women’s basketball star Swin Cash. Cash, a New York Liberty forward who won two national championships at UConn, believes Arenas is just looking for attention and people are...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Big Names: Lisa Leslie, Kenny Mayne, James Franklin

Former WNBA star Lisa Leslie will appear on TNT’s NBA studio show Thursday. In other news, ESPN will hold onto SportsCenter anchor Kenny Mayne, and Penn State coach James Franklin will serve as a guest analyst on FOX Saturday. Lisa Leslie Appearing on TNT Studio Show Former Los Angeles Sparks F Lisa Leslie will join [...]
Via Sports Media Watch
December 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Lynx, Fever prep for pivotal Game 3 of WNBA Finals

INDIANAPOLIS -- Tamika Catchings didn't get much sleep after her Indiana Fever lost Game 2 of the WNBA Finals to Minnesota. It wasn't just because of the foul trouble that saddled her all game. It was the lack of execution she and her teammates had down the stretch in Minnesota's 77-71 win. "We weren't focused enough in the final few minutes and that's what cost us," Catchings said...
Via Fox Sports North
October 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Brittney Griner kicks pregnant wife Glory Johnson out of house

WNBA stars Brittney Griner and Glory Johnson filed to have their marriage nullified back in June, and things have gotten quite ugly since. The divorce has not been finalized, but Griner recently kicked Johnson out of the former couple’s home. According to court documents obtained by TMZ, a judge has awarded Griner temporary exclusive use of the couple’s Arizona home while...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Even sans Taurasi, Mercury have repeat in sights

PHOENIX -- The Phoenix Mercury, the people, are ready for the playoffs. The Phoenix Mercury, the team, however, could still use some conditioning. "Man, are we still talking about Diana and Penny?" forward Candice Dupree questioned with a laugh after a post-practice inquiry on Thursday. Dupree, of course, is talking about Diana Taurasi and Penny Taylor, who voluntarily sat out this...
Via Fox Sports
September 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Moore, Fowles lead Lynx past Mercury

MINNEAPOLIS -- Maya Moore scored 28 points and Sylvia Fowles added 14 points and 13 rebounds to help the Minnesota Lynx beat the Phoenix Mercury 71-61 on Sunday night. Renee Montgomery had 15 points for the Lynx (20-10), who now lead Phoenix by three games in the Western Conference. Minnesota, which was 2-of-10 shooting to open the game and missed 11 straight shots in the second...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
August 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Mitchell caps Mercury rally with buzzer-beating 3

UNCASVILLE, Conn. -- Leilani Mitchell hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer to give the Phoenix Mercury an 81-80 victory over Connecticut on Thursday night, extending the Sun's losing streak to six games. Monique Currie's 3-pointer with 2:47 remaining gave Phoenix its first lead of the second half at 73-72. After five straight points by Connecticut, Brittney Griner made a layup and DeWanna...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
August 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Moore, Lynx snap back with win over Sparks

MINNEAPOLIS -- Maya Moore scored 20 points, Sylvia Fowles added 15 and the Minnesota Lynx beat the Los Angeles Sparks 72-64 on Sunday night to snap a two-game losing streak. The Sparks were without four-time WNBA All-Star Alana Beard, who left the 8 eight minutes into the first quarter and did not return. Beard was sidelined two games into the season by plantar fasciitis and returned...
Via Fox Sports North
August 09, 2015  |  Discuss

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
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Lynx standout Whalen named WNBA All-Star as reserve

The WNBA on Tuesday night announced Minnesota Lynx veteran Lindsay Whalen had been voted by coaches as a reserve for the Western Conference All-Star squad. However, due to Whalen's eye injury suffered on Sunday at Tulsa, the guard will not play in the WNBA All-Star Game on July 25. This would've been Whalen's fifth career All-Star Game appearance (2006, 2011, 2013-15). Playing in...
Via Fox Sports North
July 21, 2015  |  Discuss
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