WNBA basketball

August 05, 2019 - 11:37 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — It took two arenas, four weeks, four referees and one earthquake before the Washington Mystics finally could take down the Las Vegas Aces. Elena Delle Donne and the Mystics made their short trip to Las Vegas pay off Monday night, completing the second half of a game suspended by an...
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Team Wilson head coach Bill Laimbeer, center, laughs with his team during the second half of a WNBA All-Star basketball game against Team Delle Donne, Saturday, July 27, 2019, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
August 02, 2019 - 3:52 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Coaches, players and WNBA executives were thrilled with the show Las Vegas put on for the All-Star Game last weekend. From a high-level game to first-class entertainment, the city got rave reviews. "It was electric. It was positive. And I think we should have it here every year,"...
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BEST QUALITY AVAILABLE - In this Sunday, July 21, 2019 photo, Argentine boxer Hugo Santillan is placed on a stretcher after he collapsed at the end of a WBC title fight against Uruguay's Eduardo Abreu in San Nicolas, Argentina. Santillan died Thursday, July 25, from head trauma suffered during the fight. (AP Photo/Jorge Feres)
July 31, 2019 - 9:05 am
Boxing is the topic on the latest installment of PodcastOne Sports Now , where co-hosts Tim Dahlberg and Jim Litke discuss how difficult it is to reconcile a love for the sport with the deaths of two fighters in recent weeks. Dahlberg talks about his latest column on the subject and how he has seen...
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Bill Laimbeer, center, coach of the WNBA's Las Vegas Aces basketball team, poses for photos with Kathy Coleman, left, and Wesley Eure on Tuesday, July 30, 2019, in Las Vegas. Laimbeer spent a season playing a Sleestak on the hit television show "Land of the Lost." He played one of the nearly 7-foot-tall reptilian creatures in the first season of the show in 1974. Former cast members Coleman (Holly) and Eure (Will), who starred in the show, came to the Aces’ shootaround and surprised Laimbeer and the team. The duo was in town for a convention that starts Wednesday. (AP Photo/Doug Feinberg)
July 31, 2019 - 3:10 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Before he played for the Detroit Pistons and then went on to be a successful WNBA coach, Bill Laimbeer spent a season playing a Sleestak on the hit television show "Land of the Lost." He played one of the nearly 7-foot tall reptilian creatures in the first season of the show in...
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FILE - In this July 26, 2019, file photo, Connecticut Sun's Shekinna Stricklen shoots during the WNBA All-Star 3-point contest in Las Vegas. The sprint to the finish of the WNBA season gets underway Tuesday, July 30, 2019, as teams return to action after the All-Star break. Las Vegas, Washington and Connecticut sit atop the standings. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
July 30, 2019 - 11:53 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The sprint to the finish of the WNBA season gets underway Tuesday as teams return to action after the All-Star break. Las Vegas, Washington and Connecticut sit atop the standings, in part because they've been relatively healthy for most of the season. But A'ja Wilson has been...
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Washington Mystics' Elena Delle Donne, right, of Team Delle Donne, passes around Team Wilson during the first half of a WNBA All-Star basketball game Saturday, July 27, 2019, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
July 30, 2019 - 3:18 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Elena Delle Donne has always been a dog lover. Now, the WNBA All-Star captain has partnered with PETA to raise awareness on adopting shelter dogs in an ad campaign. "My wife had adopted Rasta when she was in college. And I was lucky enough to meet Rasta at age 4, and now she's my...
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Indiana Fever's Erica Wheeler, of Team Wilson, cries as she holds the MVP trophy after winning the honor at the WNBA All-Star basketball game Saturday, July 27, 2019, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
July 27, 2019 - 6:55 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Erica Wheeler hoped to make her All-Star debut an unforgettable one. She certainly did, walking away with the MVP award. Wheeler, who was the first undrafted player to debut in the league since 2003 to earn an All-Star spot, scored 25 points and led Team Wilson to a 129-126 victory...
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July 27, 2019 - 3:28 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Sue Bird and Diana Taurasi want their USA Basketball legacy to be more than just winning medals. The four-time Olympic gold medalists came up with an idea for a training plan for USA Basketball leading up to next year's Tokyo Olympics that would help the Americans go for an...
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July 27, 2019 - 3:28 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Sue Bird and Diana Taurasi want their USA Basketball legacy to be more than just winning medals. The four-time Olympic gold medalists came up with an idea for a training plan for USA Basketball leading up to next year's Tokyo Olympics that would help the Americans go for an...
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Seattle Storm's Breanna Stewart, center, attends the WNBA All-Star festivities Friday, July 26, 2019, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
July 27, 2019 - 3:02 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Breanna Stewart is hoping to be ready by February to play with USA Basketball in the Olympic qualifying tournament. That would be about 10 months after she ruptured her right Achilles' tendon while playing in the Euroleague Women's championship in April. "I'm trying to be back to...
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