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Mercury can’t match Lynx in Game 1 of Western finals

MINNEAPOLIS — The Minnesota Lynx are hard enough to defend on most nights. When all three of their Olympians are clicking, they’re close to un…

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Phoenix Mercury: Pennell takes over team as interim head coach

Phoenix Mercury: Pennell takes over team as interim head coach

PHOENIX - Russ Pennell started watching the Mercury when he moved to Arizona, but until a few days ago he hadn't watched much of the WNBA team.

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WNBA: Mercury rookie Griner to sit out All-Star Game

UNCASVILLE, Conn. - Brittney Griner will miss Saturday's WNBA All-Star Game while recovering from a sprained left knee she suffered earlier th…

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WNBA Finals: Lynx 83, Fever 71: Augustus takes control in second half; Lynx get even

WNBA Finals: Lynx 83, Fever 71: Augustus takes control in second half; Lynx get even

MINNEAPOLIS - These WNBA Finals are not for the feeble. Seimone Augustus and the Minnesota Lynx toughened up after a rare loss and a soft perf…

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Olympic women's basketball: Triple towers give US edge

Olympic women's basketball: Triple towers give US edge

WASHINGTON - Geno Auriemma's eyes light up as he talks about the talented and versatile post players at his disposal for the Olym-pics.

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Olympic women's basketball: Injuries won't keep Taurasi from Games

Olympic women's basketball: Injuries won't keep Taurasi from Games

Diana Taurasi is healthy again and raring to go.

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WNBA: Defensive approach helps Lynx, Augustus complete sweep for title

WNBA: Defensive approach helps Lynx, Augustus complete sweep for title

ATLANTA - Seimone Augustus and the Minnesota Lynx turned up the defensive pressure on Angel McCoughtry and the Atlanta Dream.

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WNBA: Atlanta trying to avoid sweep in finals for second straight year

ATLANTA - For the Dream, the task is clear: Start making free throws and keep Minnesota off the line to avoid being swept in the WNBA finals f…

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WNBA finals: Augustus pushes Lynx to brink of first title

MINNEAPOLIS - Seimone Augustus, looking exhausted from an all-around effort and nursing a sore left knee, lifted the Minnesota Lynx to a comma…

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WNBA: Two women coaches in finals for 1st time

MINNEAPOLIS - The two coaches stalked up and down the sideline in Game 1 of the WNBA Finals, barking out instructions to players, snapping at …

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WNBA Finals: Lynx 88, Dream 74: Fans help charge up Minnesota

WNBA Finals: Lynx 88, Dream 74: Fans help charge up Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS - More than 15,000 fans walked into Target Center on Sunday night, hoping the Minnesota Lynx could give them some relief from the …

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WNBA: Mercury ousted as Lynx breaks game open in 4th

PHOENIX - After helping the Minnesota Lynx reach the WNBA finals for the first time in franchise history, Taj McWilliams-Franklin came up with…

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Mercury 77, Storm 75: Defending champs fall to Phoenix

Mercury 77, Storm 75: Defending champs fall to Phoenix

SEATTLE - Candice Dupree's putback with 1.9 seconds remaining lifted Phoenix to a 77-75 victory over the Seattle Storm in Game 3 on Monday nig…

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WNBA playoffs: Mercury remains confident going into deciding Game 3

Not much changes for the Mercury heading into Monday's Game 3 of the Western Conference semifinals.

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WNBA Playoffs: Mercury 92, Storm 83: Dupree scores 29 points as Phoenix evens series

WNBA Playoffs: Mercury 92, Storm 83: Dupree scores 29 points as Phoenix evens series

PHOENIX - Candice Dupree scored 29 points and the Phoenix Mercury beat the Seattle Storm 92-83 on Saturday night to even their Western Confere…

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WNBA playoffs: Storm 80, Mercury 61: Mercury loses playoff opener to Storm

WNBA playoffs: Storm 80, Mercury 61: Mercury loses playoff opener to Storm

SEATTLE - Tanisha Wright scored 21 points, and Camille Little had 17 points and 11 rebounds to lead the defending WNBA champion Seattle Storm …

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Basketball star Powell standout at every level

Basketball star Powell standout at every level

One of the greatest high school girls basketball players in state history, Nicole Powell was a Parade magazine first-team All-American at Moun…

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WNBA: Seattle's opening day roster includes Ibekwe

WNBA: Seattle's opening day roster includes Ibekwe

Former Arizona Wildcat Ify Ibekwe survived the final cut Thursday and made the Seattle Storm's opening day roster.

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D-League may send Lieberman to NBA

D-League may send Lieberman to NBA

FORT WAYNE, Ind. - Two and a half hours before tipoff, before a single fan had entered the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum and before she h…

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US women get redemption

KARLOVY VARY, Czech Republic - Diana Taurasi, Sue Bird, and Tamika Catchings embraced in a long hug. The only blemish on their stellar US bask…

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USA out of synch but beats France

OSTRAVA, Czech Republic - Even with the staggering numbers the U.S. put up in the first round, coach Geno Auriemma sees a lot of room for impr…

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US begins world tournament with win over Greece

OSTRAVA, Czech Republic - Despite winning seven NCAA titles at Connecticut, Geno Auriemma admitted he was nervous before coaching his first wo…

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How sweep it is: Seattle grabs first title since '04

How sweep it is: Seattle grabs first title since '04

ATLANTA - Sue Bird jumped into Lauren Jackson's arms to celebrate the Seattle Storm's second WNBA championship and admitted that, after six ye…

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Bird's clutch late jumper helps Storm grab 1-0 lead

Bird's clutch late jumper helps Storm grab 1-0 lead

SEATTLE - Different game. Different venue. Same old Sue Bird.

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Bird to lead Seattle against 3rd-year Dream

SEATTLE - Averaging 28 points per game in the playoffs, Atlanta Dream second-year forward Angel McCoughtry has the numbers worthy of playing i…

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