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Seattle Storm take WNBA beating from Minnesota Lynx

MINNEAPOLIS – Seimone Augustus and Candice Wiggins scored 16 points each as the Minnesota Lynx cruised to a 92-67 victory over the Seattle Storm on Friday night. Maya Moore added …


Storm take drubbing from Lynx

Seimone Augustus and Candice Wiggins scored 16 points each as the Minnesota Lynx cruised to a 92-67 victory over the Seattle Storm on Friday night in Indianapolis.


Woods to end 3-month layoff at Firestone

Golf: Tiger Woods finally gets back to golf next week at the Bridgestone Invitational, ending an 11-week break to heal injuries to his left leg. Woods used his website to …


Bird paves way in Storm victory

PHOENIX – Sue Bird had 18 points, seven assists, five rebounds and three steals as the Seattle Storm held off the Phoenix Mercury 83-77 on Tuesday night. Camille Little added …


Storm slip past Mercury

Sue Bird had 18 points, seven assists, five rebounds and three steals as the Seattle Storm held off the host Phoenix Mercury 83-77 on Tuesday night.


Doping charge doesn’t deter Brazil’s Cielo

Swimming: Cesar Cielo said his doping ordeal was behind him. On Monday, the emotions of the past month came back in full force when the Brazilian won the 50-meter butterfly …


East holds off West in WNBA All-Star game

SAN ANTONIO – There were the record number of first-time WNBA All-Stars, and a halftime ceremony honoring the best players in WNBA history. Indiana Fever guard Katie Douglas didn’t fit …


Report: Pistons will hire Frank

NBA: The Detroit Pistons will offer Lawrence Frank their coaching position within two days, according to a person familiar with the situation. The person spoke to the Associated Press on …


Wright leads Storm past Silver Stars

SEATTLE – Tanisha Wright wasn’t about to let Seattle suffer its longest skid in six years. So the Storm guard took over, scoring 11 of her 17 points in the …


Wright helps Storm snap three-game skid

Tanisha Wright scored 11 of her 17 points in the third quarter to lead the Seattle Storm to a 73-55 win over the visiting San Antonio Silver Stars on Thursday …


Vandersloot, Sky keep Storm reeling

ROSEMONT, Ill. – The crossovers, the drives, the picks. It all became too much for the Seattle Storm to keep up with, as Chicago’s trio of newly named All-Stars broke …


Big Sky coaches, media favor Eastern

College football: Defending national champion Eastern Washington edged Montana State as the choice to win the Big Sky Conference football title in two polls, the conference announced Tuesday. Eastern won …


Seattle fades against Sky

The crossovers, the drives, the picks. It all became too much for the Seattle Storm to keep up with on Tuesday night.


Silver Stars rookies trip Storm

SAN ANTONIO – On a night when two Seattle players were announced as All-Star starters, a pair of San Antonio rookies stole the spotlight. Danielle Adams scored 15 of her …


Silver Stars hold back Storm in WNBA

Danielle Adams scored 15 of her 23 points in the fourth quarter, Danielle Robinson hit two free throws with 1.6 seconds left and the San Antonio Silver Stars beat the …


In brief: Prosecutors point to Clemens’ DNA at trial

Baseball: Prosecutors said Wednesday that needles and cotton balls Roger Clemens’ former trainer says he used to inject the star pitcher tested positive for Clemens’ DNA and anabolic steroids – …


Bird, Cash lead Storm to win

Sue Bird still looks to pass before putting up a shot, but that doesn’t mean she can’t help the Seattle Storm’s offense that is missing All-Star center Lauren Jackson. Bird …


Cheney’s 40th annual rodeo starts tonight

Rodeo: Many of the top cowboys in the Northwest and a smattering of national figures, highlighted by tie-down roper Tyson Durfey of Colbert, stop by Cheney this weekend for the …


Connecticut defeats Seattle Storm

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – Tina Charles had 20 points and 10 rebounds to help the Connecticut Sun hold off the Seattle Storm 75-70 in a WNBA game on Friday night. Kara …


WNBA hit by rash of severe injuries

Briann January slapped the court at Conseco Fieldhouse, writhing in agony while clutching her right knee. Tamika Catchings knew what to do for her Indiana Fever teammate – she’d been …


Charles powers Sun past Seattle Storm

Tina Charles had 20 points and 10 rebounds to help the Connecticut Sun hold off the Seattle Storm 75-70 on Friday night at Uncasville, Conn.


In brief: Fever guard January to miss rest of WNBA season

WNBA: Indiana Fever point guard Briann January, a Lewis and Clark graduate, will miss the rest of the season with a torn right knee ligament. The Fever said Wednesday that …


Seattle Storm defeat Lynx in WNBA

SEATTLE – Camille Little scored 16 points to lead four players in double figures and the Seattle Storm beat the Minnesota Lynx 65-55 Friday night despite playing without three-time WNBA …


Substitute Levesque powers Sounders to victory

MLS: Second-half substitute Roger Levesque scored twice in the second half to give the Seattle Sounders a 4-2 win over the visiting New York Red Bulls in Major League Soccer …


Bird, Cash guide Storm’s comeback win

TULSA, Okla. – Sue Bird scored 21 points, Swin Cash had 17 and the defending WNBA champion Seattle Storm rallied for an 82-77 victory over the Tulsa Shock on Tuesday …


California stays alive at College World Series

College baseball: California coach David Esquer called on all hands to save his baseball program, and he’s doing the same to keep his team playing in the College World Series …


Seattle Storm rally behind Bird, Cash

Sue Bird scored 21 points, Swin Cash had 17 and the defending champion Seattle Storm rallied for an 82-77 victory over the Tulsa Shock on Tuesday night at Tulsa, Okla.


Balanced Sparks hand Storm loss

LOS ANGELES – Reserve forward Ebony Hoffman scored 12 points to lead a balanced offense as the Los Angeles Sparks beat Seattle 74-50 on Sunday night, snapping a seven-game losing …


Liberty, Sparks to face off 15 years after debut

Lisa Leslie remembers her surprise at the big arenas and luxurious locker rooms. Rebecca Lobo, Penny Toler and Teresa Weatherspoon recall the excitement of getting to play before family and …


Seattle Storm’s long home win streak ends

SEATTLE – Rebekkah Brunson had 22 points and 14 rebounds for her fourth double-double in four games, and the Minnesota Lynx beat the defending champion Seattle Storm 81-74 Thursday night. …