Women's basketball

June 27, 2017 - 1:16 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — It was a busy week off the court for many WNBA teams with a light schedule of games. The Liberty became the first professional sports team to have a float in the New York pride parade . They joined an NBA/WNBA float that was participating for a second straight year. "It means a lot...
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June 25, 2017 - 9:32 pm
ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) — Tayler Hill scored 10 of her 17 points in the decisive second quarter and the Washington Mystics cruised to a 97-63 win over the Chicago Sky on Sunday. Kristi Tolliver scored all of her 16 points in the first half, Tianna Hawkins added 15 points and Natasha Cloud scored a...
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June 25, 2017 - 9:22 pm
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Sylvia Fowles and Maya Moore each scored 13 points in the fourth quarter and finished with 22 apiece to help the Minnesota Lynx beat the San Antonio Stars 87-78 Sunday night. San Antonio (0-14), off to its worst start in franchise history, has lost 16 in a row dating to last...
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June 25, 2017 - 8:33 pm
BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. (AP) — Tayler Hill scored 10 of her 17 points in the decisive second quarter and the Washington Mystics cruised to a 97-63 win over the Chicago Sky on Sunday. Kristi Tolliver scored all of her 16 points in the first half, Tianna Hawkins added 15 points and Natasha Cloud scored a...
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Retired Indiana Fever great Tamika Catchings speaks before the WNBA basketball team's game against the Los Angeles Sparks on Saturday, June 24, 2017, in Indianapolis. The Fever retired her jersey No. 24. (Robert Scheer/The Indianapolis Star via AP)
June 24, 2017 - 9:24 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Nneka Ogwumike scored 21 points and the Los Angeles Sparks had a 19-0 run in the third quarter in an 84-73 victory over the Indiana Fever on Saturday night, putting a damper on Tamika Catchings' jersey retirement. After the Fever raised Catchings' No. 24 to the rafters at...
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FILE - In this June 7, 2017 file photo, New York Liberty guard Shavonte Zellous (1) gestures in the second half of an WNBA basketball game against the Atlanta Dream in New York. Zellous is thrilled that the New York Liberty will have a float in Sunday's pride parade, the first for a sports franchise in the city. "I'm excited. I haven't been in a pride parade before, so I think I'm more excited than most," said Zellous, a guard who wore rainbow-colored shoes Friday night, June 23 for the Liberty’s pride game. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)
June 24, 2017 - 11:16 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Shavonte Zellous is thrilled that the New York Liberty will have a float in Sunday's pride parade, the first for a sports franchise in the city. "I'm excited. I haven't been in a pride parade before, so I think I'm more excited than most," said Zellous, a guard who wore rainbow-...
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June 24, 2017 - 12:41 am
ATLANTA (AP) — Allie Quigley scored 22 points and Stefanie Dolson added 19 to help the Chicago Sky beat the Atlanta Dream 82-78 on Friday night. Cappie Pondexter added 17 points for Chicago (3-9) and she passed Katie Smith for fourth place on the WNBA's career scoring list with 6,466 points. She...
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June 23, 2017 - 9:37 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Jasmine Thomas scored 23 points and Connecticut held on for a 94-89 win over the New York Liberty on Friday night after blowing a 21-point lead. Jonquel Jones added 21 points for the Sun (6-5). Theyh ave won five straight games, including two over New York. Connecticut was up 70-49...
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June 23, 2017 - 4:23 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Katie Ledecky, Kelsey Plum and Kelly Barnhill are among the 12 finalists for the Collegiate Women's Sports Award. Ledecky swims for Stanford and won five national titles. Plum set the NCAA basketball scoring record at Washington. Barnhill is a pitcher who led Florida to the final of...
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FILE - In this June 3, 2017, file photo, Sue Bird leads the Seattle Storm out for a WNBA basketball game against the Minnesota Lynx, in Seattle. The WNBA is bringing back its 3-point contest. For the first time since the 2009 All-Star Game the league will have a 3-point shootout during halftime of the game on July 22 in Seattle. “The 3-point contest is something we've had before and I've participated in,” said Sue Bird. “It's fun and great for the fans and players. Everyone enjoys it.” (Dean Rutz/The Seattle Times via AP, File)
June 21, 2017 - 6:29 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The WNBA is bringing back its 3-point contest to the All-Star Game. For the first time since 2009, the league will have a 3-point shootout during halftime of the game July 22 in Seattle. "The 3-point contest is something we've had before and I've participated in," Sue Bird of the...
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