WNBA basketball

May 30, 2017 - 9:20 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Nneka Ogwumike scored 22 points and Candace Parker added 20 to help the Los Angeles Sparks beat the New York Liberty 90-75 on Tuesday night. The Sparks (3-2) led 66-64 after three quarters and scored the first 11 points of the fourth period to take command. The loss ruined a strong...
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FILE - In this Saturday, May 20, 2017, file photo, Dallas Wings guard Skylar Diggins (4) shoots as Minnesota Lynx forward Plenette Pierson (22) and guard Jia Perkins (7) defends in the third quarter of a WNBA basketball game in Arlington, Texas. Minnesota finished May unbeaten again, moving up to the spot in The Associated Press WNBA power poll. Next up is a game against No. 2 Seattle on Saturday. (Rose Baca/The Dallas Morning News via AP, File)
May 30, 2017 - 5:26 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — There hasn't been a back-to-back champion in the WNBA since Los Angeles won consecutive titles in 2001-02. The Sparks are trying to accomplish that feat again, but have struggled recently, dropping their last two games. They didn't lose their second game last season until July 17 —...
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May 29, 2017 - 10:28 am
ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) — Jonquel Jones scored 19 of her career-high 23 points in the second half and finished with 21 rebounds to help the Connecticut Sun beat the Chicago Sky 97-79 on Sunday night. Jones, who set her previous career best of 20 rebounds on May 13, became the 13th player in WNBA...
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May 28, 2017 - 9:15 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — Alysha Clark set a Storm record by making her first nine field-goal attempts and finished with a season-high 22 points to help Seattle rout the Indiana Fever 94-70 on Sunday. Jewell Loyd scored 13 points while Breanna Stewart added 12 points, nine rebounds, five assist and three...
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May 28, 2017 - 8:49 pm
ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) — Jonquel Jones scored 19 of her career-high 23 points in the second half and finished with 21 rebounds to help the Connecticut Sun beat the Chicago Sky 97-79 on Sunday night. Jones, who set her previous career best of 20 rebounds on May 13, became the 12th player in WNBA...
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May 28, 2017 - 8:42 pm
ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) — Jonquel Jones scored 19 of her career-high 23 points in the second half and finished with 21 rebounds to help the Connecticut Sun beat the Chicago Sky 97-79 on Sunday night. Jones, who set her previous career best of 20 rebounds on May 13, became the 12th player in WNBA...
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May 28, 2017 - 12:54 am
PHOENIX (AP) — Leilani Mitchell scored 19 points, Diana Taurasi added 18 and tied the WNBA record for career 3-pointers, and the Phoenix Mercury beat the Dallas Wings 107-65 on Saturday night. Taurasi's three-point play halfway through the first period gave Phoenix the lead for good, and the...
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May 28, 2017 - 12:49 am
ATLANTA (AP) — Tiffany Hayes scored a season-high 24 points, including a critical free throw with 12 seconds to play, and the Atlanta Dream handed the defending champion Los Angeles Sparks their second straight loss, 75-73 on Saturday night. After Hayes made one of two from the line, Atlanta (3-1)...
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May 28, 2017 - 12:44 am
PHOENIX (AP) — Leilani Mitchell scored 19 points, Diana Taurasi added 18 and tied the WNBA record for career 3-pointers, and the Phoenix Mercury beat the Dallas Wings 107-65 on Saturday night. Taurasi's three-point play halfway through the first period gave Phoenix the lead for good, and the...
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May 27, 2017 - 9:27 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Tiffany Hayes scored a season-high 24 points, including a critical free throw with 12 seconds to play, and the Atlanta Dream handed the defending champion Los Angeles Sparks their second-straight loss, 75-73 on Saturday night. After Hayes made one of two from the line, Atlanta (3-1)...
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