Women's basketball

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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FILE - In this June 11, 2019, file photo, Connecticut Sun center Jonquel Jones shoots over Washington Mystics guard Natasha Cloud during a WNBA basketball game in Uncasville, Conn. Connecticut has risen back to the top of the standings behind solid play from Jonquel Jones and Alyssa Thomas. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day via AP, File)
July 23, 2019 - 2:32 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Connecticut Sun has risen back to the top of the WNBA standings behind solid play from Jonquel Jones and Alyssa Thomas. The Sun received major contributions from the reserves, which scored 45 points in a rout of Atlanta on Friday night. "When the starters always get referred to...
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In this photo taken July 20, 2019, Force 10 teammates, from left to right, Alexis Peterson, Megan Huff, Cierra Burdick and Linnae Harper watch a basketball game during the Red Bull 3X tournament in the Brooklyn borough of New York. The Seattle Storm ownership group put together a pilot program with Peterson, Burdick, Harper and Huff to travel the country and play in USA Basketball Red Bull 3x3 Tournaments. (AP Photo/Sarah Stier)
July 23, 2019 - 2:36 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Alexis Peterson and her Force 10 teammates see themselves as the "Founding Mothers." They are the first group of women to be sponsored by a WNBA team to play 3-on-3 basketball. They hope it's just the beginning. The Seattle Storm ownership group put together a pilot program with...
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