WNBA basketball

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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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 - 2:34 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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May 11, 2017 - 9:59 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The WNBA is entering the daily fantasy sports market. The league announced a partnership with FanDuel on Thursday — the first time a women's professional sports league will be available in one-day fantasy games. "We are constantly looking to innovate by finding new opportunities to...
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FILE - In this Oct. 20, 2016, file photo, Los Angeles Sparks' Candace Parker, right, touches the trophy held by team owner Magic Johnson after the Sparks won the WNBA championship title with a win over the Minnesota Lynx in Game 5 in Minneapolis. The defending champion Los Angeles Sparks start the season atop The Associated Press WNBA poll. The Sparks received 11 first-place votes from the national media panel Tuesday, May 9, 2017. The Minnesota Lynx, who fell to the Sparks in a decisive Game 5 of the WNBA Finals last fall, garnered the other five first-place votes and came in second in the poll.(AP Photo/Jim Mone)
May 09, 2017 - 9:00 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The defending champion Los Angeles Sparks start the season atop The Associated Press WNBA poll. The Sparks received 11 first-place votes from the national media panel Tuesday. "We appreciate the people giving us that kind of respect, although I know that there's several really,...
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May 03, 2017 - 3:04 am
Here are the scores from yesterday's sports events: ——— INTERLEAGUE Final Tampa Bay 3 Miami 1 ——— AMERICAN LEAGUE Final N-Y Yankees 11 Toronto 5 Final Detroit 5 Cleveland 2 Final Boston 5 Baltimore 2 Final Houston 8 Texas 7 Final Minnesota 9 Oakland 1 Final Chi White Sox 6 Kansas City 0 Final L.A...
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May 02, 2017 - 12:11 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The WNBA will stream 20 games a year over the next few seasons on Twitter in a deal announced Monday night. "We are thrilled to bring live WNBA games to Twitter, which will allow us to further showcase our league to a global audience," WNBA President Lisa Borders said. "This...
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May 01, 2017 - 9:12 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The WNBA will stream 20 games a year over the next few seasons on Twitter in a deal announced Monday night. "We are thrilled to bring live WNBA games to Twitter, which will allow us to further showcase our league to a global audience," WNBA President Lisa Borders said. "This...
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May 01, 2017 - 8:11 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The WNBA will stream 20 games a year over the next few seasons on Twitter in a deal announced Monday night. It's the first women's sport to be live-streamed on Twitter. The first game will be the Dallas Wings against the Phoenix Mercury on May 14. The agreement also includes the...
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