Women's basketball

FILE - In this Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017 file photo,Los Angeles Sparks forward Candace Parker (3) gets inside Minnesota Lynx forward Rebekkah Brunson (32) to drive to the basket during the second half in Game 4 of the WNBA basketball finals in Los Angeles. Parker was named Player of the Week. Parker averaged 25.3 points, 9 rebounds, 7 assists to help the Sparks go 2-1 this week, Tuesday, July 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo, File)
July 18, 2018 - 9:52 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Elena Delle Donne and Candace Parker will captain the WNBA All-Star teams. Maya Moore was the top vote-getter, but told the league she was unable to perform the captain duties. "I'm once again blown away at the support I've received through votes by our amazing basketball fans. I'm...
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July 17, 2018 - 4:45 pm
DALLAS (AP) — Elizabeth Cambage scored 53 points to set a WNBA record Tuesday, leading the Dallas Wings to a 104-87 victory over the New York Liberty. The 6-foot-8 Australian reached 50 points on a three-point play with 2:19 remaining and broke Riquna Williams' WNBA record of 51 points, set Sept. 8...
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FILE - In this Saturday, July 2, 2016 file photo, Dallas Wings' Odyssey Sims (0) defends as Connecticut Sun's Alex Bentley (20) moves to the basket in the second half of an WNBA basketball game in Arlington, Texas. Alex Bentley is happy to be back in familiar surroundings following her surprising trade to Atlanta from Connecticut on Monday, July 9, 2018. The former All-Star guard had spent the past five seasons with the Sun after getting traded there from Atlanta following her rookie season. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez, File)
July 17, 2018 - 1:21 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Alex Bentley is happy to be back in familiar surroundings following her surprising trade to Atlanta from Connecticut last week. The former All-Star guard had spent the past five seasons with the Sun after getting traded there from Atlanta following her rookie season. She'll get a...
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New Michigan State athletic director Bill Beekman speaks at an introductory press conference in East Lansing, Mich., Monday, July 16, 2018. (Dale G. Young/Detroit News via AP)
July 16, 2018 - 4:15 pm
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The new athletic director at Michigan State faces issues beyond just trying to win games and compete for championships. That much is obvious, and Bill Beekman acknowledged it. "The last several years have been among the darkest in our history," Beekman said. "Among the...
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Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby speaks during NCAA college football Big 12 media days in Frisco, Texas, Monday, July 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Cooper Neill)
July 16, 2018 - 3:34 pm
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Bob Bowlsby never bought into the negative perceptions some have about the Big 12, and these days the commissioner has plenty of reasons to feel bullish about his league. Even more money is coming into the Big 12, the smallest of the Power Five conferences with only 10 schools...
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Minnesota Lynx head coach Cheryl Reeve talks with Danielle Robinson during the first half of a WNBA basketball game against the Indiana Fever, Wednesday, July 11, 2018, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
July 11, 2018 - 3:38 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Sylvia Fowles had 20 points, 10 rebounds and seven assists and Maya Moore added 19 points to help the Minnesota Lynx beat the Indiana Fever 87-65 on Wednesday. Danielle Robinson made her first 3-pointer to end a 0-for-39 drought in her seven-year WNBA career. She finished with...
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New York Liberty players mob guard Shavonte Zellous, center, after she hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer to defeat the Connecticut Sun 79-76 in a WNBA basketball game. Wednesday, July 11, 2018, at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day via AP)
July 11, 2018 - 2:50 pm
UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Shavonte Zellous banked in a 3-pointer at the buzzer to lift the New York Liberty past the Connecticut Sun 79-76 on Wednesday. Tina Charles led New York with 19 points and 11 rebounds, Epiphanny Prince scored 15 and Zellous finished with 14. Brittany Boyd found Prince for a...
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July 11, 2018 - 2:27 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Angel McCoughtry scored 24 points and Jessica Breland added a season-high 23 points and 10 rebounds to help the Atlanta Dream beat the Washington Mystics 106-89 on Wednesday. Renee Montgomery and Tiffany Hayes scored 21 points apiece, finishing a combined 9 of 13 from 3-point...
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FILE - In this June 1, 2018, file photo, Phoenix Mercury's Diana Taurasi (3) hits a shot over Minnesota Lynx's Seimone Augustus (33) and Sylvia Fowles during the first half of a WNBA basketball game, in Minneapolis. Several players have etched their names in the WNBA record books. Rebekkah Brunson became the league’s all-time leading rebounder while Diana Taurasi broke the mark for most field goals made in her career.(David Joles/Star Tribune via AP, File)
July 10, 2018 - 1:18 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Several players have etched their names in the WNBA record books. Rebekkah Brunson is now the league's all-time leading rebounder while Diana Taurasi broke the mark for most field goals mad. Brunson broke Tamika Catchings' record with 12 boards last Thursday against Los Angeles. The...
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Minnesota Lynx forward Rebekkah Brunson (32) celebrates with center Sylvia Fowles (34) after Fowles was fouled by Los Angeles Sparks forward Candace Parker (3) during a layup creating an and-one opportunity during the first half of a WNBA basketball game Thursday, July 5, 2018, in Minneapolis. (Aaron Lavinsky/Star Tribune via AP)
July 05, 2018 - 10:23 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Rebekkah Brunson grabbed 12 boards while becoming the leading rebounder in WNBA history, helping the Minnesota Lynx beat the Los Angeles Sparks 83-72 on Thursday. Brunson began the night in third place with 3,306 rebounds. She passed Lisa Leslie (3,307) early on and overtook...
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