WNBA basketball

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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May 26, 2017 - 9:15 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Elena Delle Donne scored 20 points against her former team, Tayler Hill added 19 and the Washington Mystics beat the Chicago Sky 88-79 on Friday night. Washington was ahead by 21 points after three quarters, but Chicago cut it to 77-66 on Courtney Vandersloot's 3-pointer to cap a...
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May 15, 2017 - 8:22 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — It was a good opening weekend for the WNBA on the court and an even better one off the court. The league had its first live streamed game on Twitter on Sunday and there were 1.1 million unique viewers and an average minute audience of 62,459. That's about a third of what the NFL...
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May 15, 2017 - 7:36 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — It was a good opening weekend for the WNBA on the court and an even better one off the court. The league had its first live streamed game on Twitter on Sunday and there were 1.1 million unique viewers and an average minute audience of 62,459. That's about a third of what the NFL...
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FILE - In this Feb. 10, 2017, file photo, Elena Delle Donne speaks during a news conference in Washington. Delle Donne was acquired by the Washington Mystics from the Chicago Sky earlier in the month. Delle Donne makes her debut with the Mystics on Sunday, May 14, against the San Antonio Stars. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
May 13, 2017 - 12:52 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — It's been seven months since the WNBA Finals ended in thrilling fashion with the Los Angeles Sparks edging the Minnesota Lynx in a decisive fifth game. Now the league is set to begin its 21st season Saturday when San Antonio visits New York in the opener of a three-game slate. The...
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FILE - In this Oct. 11, 2016, file photo, Minnesota Lynx's Janel McCarville shoots and scores over Los Angeles Sparks' Jantel Lavender during the first quarter of Game 2 of the WNBA basketball finals in Minneapolis. Coming off one of the most successful seasons in WNBA history on and off the court, the league has found ways to try to bring in new fans. Whether streaming games on Twitter, partnering with FanDuel to offer daily fantasy sports or just having more games on television, the WNBA is growing. (AP Photo/Jim Mone, File)
May 12, 2017 - 10:30 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Coming off one of the most successful seasons in WNBA history on and off the court, the league has found ways to try to bring in new fans. Whether streaming games on Twitter, partnering with FanDuel to offer daily fantasy sports or just having more games on television, the WNBA is...
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FILE - In this Oct. 11, 2016, file photo, Minnesota Lynx's Janel McCarville shoots and scores over Los Angeles Sparks' Jantel Lavender during the first quarter of Game 2 of the WNBA basketball finals in Minneapolis. Coming off one of the most successful seasons in WNBA history on and off the court, the league has found ways to try to bring in new fans. Whether streaming games on Twitter, partnering with FanDuel to offer daily fantasy sports or just having more games on television, the WNBA is growing. (AP Photo/Jim Mone, File)
May 12, 2017 - 9:16 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Coming off one of the most successful seasons in WNBA history on and off the court, the league has found ways to try to bring in new fans. Whether streaming games on Twitter, partnering with FanDuel to offer daily fantasy sports or just having more games on television, the WNBA is...
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