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  • WNBA refs having rough season

    NEW YORK – Elena Delle Donne was credited with a basket on a shot that never went through the hoop. Maya Moore needed to prevent fellow WNBA star Skylar Diggins …


  • Maya Moore, Minnesota Lynx dominate second half, beat Storm

    MINNEAPOLIS – Maya Moore scored 23 points and grabbed 11 rebounds, and the Minnesota Lynx dominated the second half for an 82-57 win over the Seattle Storm on Friday night. …


  • Shock’s Skylar Diggins out for season with torn ACL

    Tulsa Shock guard Skylar Diggins will miss the remainder of the season after tearing her right anterior cruciate ligament. Diggins suffered the injury Sunday with 44 seconds left in Tulsa’s …


  • McBride leads Stars late in win over Storm

    SAN ANTONIO – Kayla McBride scored 12 of her 23 points in the final 6:07 to help San Antonio rally from an eight-point deficit to win its second straight game, …


  • Seimone Augustus scores 24 to help Lynx rally past Storm in WNBA

    SEATTLE – Damiris Dantas converted a go-ahead three-point play with 18 seconds left and the Minnesota Lynx rallied past the Seattle Storm 76-73 Thursday. Minnesota overcame an 18-point deficit, outscoring …


  • WNBA, Liberty halt ownership application of Isiah Thomas

    NEW YORK – The WNBA and New York Liberty have agreed to suspend Isiah Thomas’ ownership application indefinitely. “After further discussion and with the season underway, the WNBA and the …


  • Mercury outlast Storm

    SEATTLE – DeWanna Bonner scored 22 points and Candice Dupree added 15 to help the Phoenix Mercury beat the Seattle Storm 84-72 on Sunday night. Monique Currie had 12 points …


  • Chelsea Gray scores 16 points to lead Sun over Storm

    SEATTLE – Chelsea Gray scored 16 points and Connecticut beat the Seattle Storm 79-58 on Tuesday night for the Sun’s fourth straight win. Camille Little and Alex Bentley each added …


  • Storm rally past Sparks

    LOS ANGELES – Abby Bishop scored 13 of her career-high 18 points in the second half and the Seattle Storm rallied to beat the Los Angeles Sparks 60-54 on Sunday. …


  • Tricia Liston leads 5 in double figures; Lynx rout Storm 94-70

    MINNEAPOLIS – Tricia Liston scored 15 points to lead five players in double figures and the Minnesota Lynx rolled to a 94-70 victory over the Seattle Storm on Thursday night. …


  • Tulsa Shock defense dominates in 68-45 win over Seattle

    TULSA, Okla. – Riquna Williams scored 14 points off the bench and the Tulsa defense completely dominated Seattle as the Shock rolled to a 68-45 win over the Storm on …


  • Storm open Jenny Boucek era with convincing win

    SEATTLE – Renee Montgomery scored 19 points and Crystal Langhorne had 18 to help the Seattle Storm beat the Los Angeles Sparks 86-61 on Saturday night in the season opener …


  • Griner seeks to annul marriage to Johnson

    PHOENIX – Brittney Griner has filed to annul her marriage to fellow WNBA player Glory Johnson-Griner. Griner released a statement Friday, saying: “Last Wednesday, Glory and I agreed to either …


  • WNBA season begins Friday after turbulent offseason

    NEW YORK – Domestic violence, absent marquee players and Isiah Thomas lobbying to become a potential owner made for a busy WNBA offseason. President Laurel J. Richie hopes that with …


  • Brittney Griner, Glory Johnson suspended record 7 games each by WNBA

    WNBA stars Brittney Griner (pictured, left) and Glory Johnson (right) were suspended seven games each Friday for their domestic violence arrest last month – the league’s longest ban in its …


  • AP Sources: Thomas files for partial ownership of Liberty

    Isiah Thomas has filed paper work for partial ownership of the WNBA’s New York Liberty, two people familiar with the situation said Wednesday. Thomas needs approval from the league’s board …


  • WNBA reviewing Isiah Thomas hire, domestic violence case

    LAS VEGAS – The WNBA has been thrown into the national conversation about domestic violence and sports, and now is facing a decision involving sexual harassment. The league is reviewing …


  • Lauren Jackson undergoes another knee surgery

    Agents for Seattle Storm center Lauren Jackson announced Wednesday she’s recovering in a Melbourne hospital after undergoing surgery on her right knee. Jackson, a native Australian who turns 34 on …


  • WNBA’s Brittney Griner, fiancee Glory Johnson arrested after fight

    GOODYEAR, Ariz. – Phoenix Mercury star Brittney Griner and her fiancee, fellow WNBA player Glory Johnson, were arrested on suspicion of assault and disorderly conduct after an argument in the …


  • Storm’s rebuilding nearly complete after 2 top draft picks

    SEATTLE – When the Seattle Storm last underwent an overhaul of this proportion, it paid off with a WNBA championship two years later. They can only hope the results are …


  • Jewell Loyd taken first in WNBA draft by Seattle

    Jewell Loyd is the No. 1 pick in the WNBA draft. Loyd, who was chosen by the Seattle Storm on Thursday night at the Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, Connecticut, decided …


  • Courtney Vandersloot signs long-term deal with Chicago

    Former Gonzaga women’s basketball star Courtney Vandersloot signed a multiyear contract with the Chicago Sky, the team announced Tuesday. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Sky coach and general …


  • Diana Taurasi to skip 2015 WNBA season

    Phoenix Mercury guard Diana Taurasi will sit out the 2015 WNBA season after receiving a lucrative offer from her Russian club team to rest this summer. Taurasi led the Mercury …


  • Seattle Storm trade with Connecticut for No. 3 pick

    The Seattle Storm traded Camille Little and Shekinna Stricklen to the Connecticut Sun for the third and 15th picks in the upcoming WNBA draft and Renee Montgomery. The Storm already …


  • Storm promote Jenny Boucek to head coach

    Jenny Boucek is moving one chair over, becoming head coach of the Seattle Storm. The assistant was promoted by the WNBA club Tuesday. She succeeds Brian Agler, who left this …


  • Newsmakers

    Sued A woman who says she was sexually assaulted by three University of Oregon basketball players has sued the school and head basketball coach Dana Altman. The suit alleges Altman …


  • Brian Agler leaves Seattle Storm to coach L.A. Sparks of WNBA

    Brian Agler is very familiar with how talented the Los Angeles Sparks are, having coached against them for many years. Now he’ll get a chance to lead them. Agler was …


  • WNBA season to start June 5 with 10 teams playing

    Diana Taurasi, Brittney Griner and the rest of the champion Phoenix Mercury highlight the opening night of the WNBA on June 5 when the league’s 19th season tips off. The …


  • Women’s hoops community rallies around Lauren Hill

    Elena Delle Donne had chills when she first heard about Lauren Hill. The WNBA star was brought to tears when she read about the freshman at Division III Mount St. …


  • In brief: Mercury finish sweep of Sky for third WNBA title

    WNBA: Diana Taurasi and Candice Dupree scored 24 points each and the visiting Phoenix Mercury, playing without star center Brittney Griner, beat the Chicago Sky 87-82 Friday night to complete …


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