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  • Storm hand Lynx first loss of season

    SEATTLE – Tanisha Wright scored 13 points, including a pair of free throws with 10.3 seconds left, and the Seattle Storm held on to hand the Minnesota Lynx their first …


  • Diana Taurasi and Brittney Griner lead Mercury over Storm

    PHOENIX – Diana Taurasi had 20 points and seven assists to lead the Phoenix Mercury to an 87-72 win Tuesday night over the Seattle Storm. Brittney Griner added 19 points, …


  • Seattle Storm down winless Tulsa Shock

    SEATTLE – Crystal Langhorne scored a season-high 23 points and helped the Seattle Storm beat Tulsa 62-60 on Sunday, keeping the Shock winless on the season. Sue Bird and Tanisha …


  • Atlanta tips Storm

    Tiffany Hayes scored a season-high 20 points, Angel McCoughtry had 18 points and eight assists, and the Atlanta Dream beat the road-weary Seattle Storm 80-69 on Friday night in Atlanta. …


  • Storm get 1st victory of season

    WASHINGTON – Sue Bird wouldn’t let the Seattle Storm start the season 0-4. The veteran point guard scored 16 points and the Storm avoided their second 0-4 start in franchise …


  • Storm lose third straight game to begin WNBA season

    UNCASVILLE, Conn. – The new-look Connecticut Sun can feel better about themselves. Rookie Chiney Ogwumike had 18 points and seven rebounds to help Connecticut win for the first time this …


  • Brittney Griner helps Mercury rout Storm, 81-64

    PHOENIX – Brittney Griner blocked four shots in the first 5 minutes and scored 19 points, leading Phoenix to an 81-64 victory over the Seattle Storm on Saturday night in …


  • Storm lose to Sparks in season opener

    SEATTLE – For a time, Candace Parker didn’t know if the Los Angeles Sparks would even be around for the 2014 WNBA season. They still are, and so is she.


  • Sue Bird return, Crystal Langhorne trade highlight for Storm

    After both spent a season away due to injuries, Sue Bird and Lauren Jackson were supposed to reunite in Seattle and begin the next chapter of their careers playing for …


  • Popovich supports Hammon’s ambitions

    NEW YORK – Gregg Popovich is not the talkative sort. Yet he’s effusive about Becky Hammon, who after her WNBA career ends wants to coach – women or men. Popovich …


  • Gonzaga hires Stacy Clinesmith as women’s basketball assistant

    A Spokane basketball blue blood who has won numerous Hoopfest titles, played in the WNBA and led Mead to a state championship has been hired as an assistant coach for …


  • Montana recruit Barta reconfirms commitment to Gonzaga

    The Gonzaga women’s basketball team has reconfirmed the commitment of a 6-foot-3 forward Jill Barta from Fairfield, Mont. Barta, who led her team to a 104-0 record in the past …


  • WNBA and players agree on new CBA

    The WNBA and the players’ union agreed to a new eight-year collective bargaining agreement Thursday night, pending approval by the league’s Board of Governors. The biggest change in the deal …


  • Wall flies past All-Star competition

    NBA: John Wall soared over his Wizards mascot, and the East stomped on the West in the slam dunk contest in New Orleans Saturday night. Wall’s sensational slam finished off …


  • Storm’s Jackson out for ’14

    SEATTLE – The Seattle Storm announced Wednesday that former MVP Lauren Jackson will miss the entire 2014 WNBA season after undergoing surgery on her knee and Achilles tendon earlier this …


  • Newsmakers

    Diagnosed Former All-Star pitcher Curt Schilling has announced that he is battling cancer, according to a statement released on Wednesday through his employer, ESPN. The statement did not indicate what …


  • Newsmakers

    Agreed The Kansas City Royals agreed to a $32 million, four-year contract with left-hander Jason Vargas. Vargas was 6-4 with a 3.65 ERA for the Los Angeles Angels last season …


  • Lynx top Dream to lock up WNBA title

    WNBA: Maya Moore scored 23 points, Rebekkah Brunson had 15 points and 12 rebounds, and the Minnesota Lynx beat the Atlanta Dream 86-77 on Thursday night in Duluth, Ga., to …


  • Djokovic beats Nadal for China Open title

    Tennis: Novak Djokovic defeated Rafael Nadal 6-3, 6-4 to win the China Open in Beijing for the fourth time Sunday. The Serb racked up four aces to the Spaniard’s two …


  • USC fires Kiffin; Orgeron interim coach

    College football: Southern California fired Lane Kiffin early Sunday morning, ending the coach’s tumultuous tenure a few hours after the Trojans lost 62-41 at Arizona State. Ed Orgeron was picked …


  • Hayes helps Dream hold off Fever

    WNBA: Tiffany Hayes scored 23 points, Angel McCoughtry had 18 points and the Atlanta Dream beat the Indiana Fever 84-79 on Thursday night for a 1-0 lead in the Eastern …


  • Martin claims third win at cycling worlds

    Cycling: Tony Martin of Germany won his third straight title in the individual time trial at the road cycling world championships while Olympic champion Bradley Wiggins finished second. Martin completed …


  • Oracle still making waves in America’s Cup

    Sailing: Skipper Jimmy Spithill and defending champion Oracle Team USA accelerated off the starting line and stayed ahead of Emirates Team New Zealand to win its fifth straight race and …


  • Augustus lifts Lynx to sweep of Storm

    WNBA: Seimone Augustus hit a 15-foot jumper with 21.1 seconds left and the Minnesota Lynx held off the Seattle Storm for a 58-55 victory in Tacoma on Sunday and a …


  • Stenson holds lead at Tour Championship

    Golf: Henrik Stenson was so flawless that he built a nine-shot lead at the turn Saturday in the Tour Championship in Atlanta. Only a few glitches in his game put …


  • Lynx take Game 1 over Storm

    Seimone Augustus scored 19 points, Rebekkah Brunson had 18 and Maya Moore added 17 to lead the Minnesota Lynx to an 80-64 win over the Seattle Storm in the opener …


  • Stenson opens Tour Championship with 64

    Golf: Henrik Stenson looked like he couldn’t miss Thursday in the Tour Championship in Atlanta. Tiger Woods, on the other hand, didn’t make a thing.


  • Veteran Thompson scores 22 points for Storm

    SEATTLE – Having already done enough to prolong her final season by at least a couple of games, Seattle Storm veteran Tina Thompson left one more lasting memory Saturday night. …


  • Storm solve Shock

    TULSA, Okla. – Shekinna Stricklen scored a career-high 26 points, Tina Thompson added 20 points and 10 rebounds, and the Seattle Storm beat the Tulsa Shock 76-67 Thursday night to …


  • Azarenka, Williams set for rematch

    Tennis: Defending U.S. Open champion Serena Williams won the first seven games of Friday’s match at Flushing Meadows, then actually fell down a break early in the second set, before …

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